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Aid Volatility and Dutch Disease

Aid Volatility and Dutch Disease »

Source: Aid Volatility and Dutch Disease : Is There a Role for Macroeconomic Policies?

Volume/Issue: 2006/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thierry Tressel , and Alessandro Prati

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451864052

Keywords: Aid effectiveness, real exchange rate, central bank, current account, money demand, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, Economic Growth And Aggregate Productivity,

This paper studies how macroeconomic policies can help offset two unintended and undesirable features of foreign aid: its volatility and Dutch disease. We present evidence that aid volatility augments trade balance...

Excess Liquidity and Effectiveness of Monetary Policy

Excess Liquidity and Effectiveness of Monetary Policy »

Source: Excess Liquidity and Effectiveness of Monetary Policy : Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2006/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magnus Saxegaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863758

Keywords: Threshold VAR, reserve requirement, central bank, inflation,

This paper examines the pattern of excess liquidity in sub-Saharan Africa and its consequences for the effectiveness of monetary policy. The paper argues that understanding the consequences of excess liquidity requ...

External Debt Management in Low-Income Countries

External Debt Management in Low-Income Countries »

Source: External Debt Management in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2000/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sheku Bangura , Robert Powell , and Damoni Kitabire

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

ISBN: 9781451859959

Keywords: external debt management, HIPCs, low-income countries, debt unit, central bank, Low Income Developing Countries,

Improving debt management capacity in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) is a key element of the international community’s strategy for ensuring a robust and sustained exit from unsustainable debt burde...

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa : Causes and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2016/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Niko Hobdari , and Ali Uppal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475563115

Keywords: South Africa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo, Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland

This paper analyzes food inflation trends in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) from 2000 to 2016 using two novel datasets of disaggregated CPI baskets. Average food inflation is higher, more volatile, and similarly persiste...

How Effective is Monetary Transmission in Low-Income Countries? A Survey of the Empirical Evidence†

How Effective is Monetary Transmission in Low-Income Countries? A Survey of the Empirical Evidence† »

Source: How Effective is Monetary Transmission in Low-Income Countries? A Survey of the Empirical Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2012/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Prachi Mishra , and Peter Montiel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504064

Keywords: exchange rate, interest rate, institutions, monetary transmission, aggregate demand, central bank, price level, Effective Is Monetary Transmission, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

This paper surveys the evidence on the effectiveness of monetary transmission in low-income countries. It is hard to come away from this review with much confidence in the strength of monetary transmission in such...

Aid Volatility and Dutch Disease
			: Is There a Role for Macroeconomic Policies?

Aid Volatility and Dutch Disease : Is There a Role for Macroeconomic Policies? »

Volume/Issue: 2006/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thierry Tressel , and Alessandro Prati

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864052.001

ISBN: 9781451864052

Keywords: Aid effectiveness, real exchange rate, central bank, current account, money demand, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, Economic Growth And Aggregate Productivity,

This paper studies how macroeconomic policies can help offset two unintended and undesirable features of foreign aid: its volatility and Dutch disease. We present evidence that aid volatility augments trade balance...

Excess Liquidity and Effectiveness of Monetary Policy
			: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Excess Liquidity and Effectiveness of Monetary Policy : Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2006/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magnus Saxegaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863758.001

ISBN: 9781451863758

Keywords: Threshold VAR, reserve requirement, central bank, inflation,

This paper examines the pattern of excess liquidity in sub-Saharan Africa and its consequences for the effectiveness of monetary policy. The paper argues that understanding the consequences of excess liquidity requ...

External Debt Management in Low-Income Countries

External Debt Management in Low-Income Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2000/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sheku Bangura , Robert Powell , and Damoni Kitabire

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859959.001

ISBN: 9781451859959

Keywords: external debt management, HIPCs, low-income countries, debt unit, central bank, Low Income Developing Countries,

Improving debt management capacity in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) is a key element of the international community’s strategy for ensuring a robust and sustained exit from unsustainable debt burde...

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Causes and Policy Implications

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa : Causes and Policy Implications »

Volume/Issue: 2016/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Niko Hobdari , and Ali Uppal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475563115.001

ISBN: 9781475563115

Keywords: South Africa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo, Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland

This paper analyzes food inflation trends in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) from 2000 to 2016 using two novel datasets of disaggregated CPI baskets. Average food inflation is higher, more volatile, and similarly persiste...

How Effective is Monetary Transmission in Low-Income Countries? A Survey of the Empirical Evidence

How Effective is Monetary Transmission in Low-Income Countries? A Survey of the Empirical Evidence »

Volume/Issue: 2012/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Prachi Mishra , and Peter Montiel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504064.001

ISBN: 9781475504064

Keywords: exchange rate, interest rate, institutions, monetary transmission, aggregate demand, central bank, price level, Effective Is Monetary Transmission, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

This paper surveys the evidence on the effectiveness of monetary transmission in low-income countries. It is hard to come away from this review with much confidence in the strength of monetary transmission in such...