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Assessing Bank Competition within the East African Community

Assessing Bank Competition within the East African Community »

Source: Assessing Bank Competition within the East African Community

Volume/Issue: 2012/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sarah Sanya , and Matthew Gaertner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463933173

Keywords: East African Community, H-statistic, Lerner Index, banking system, banking sector, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General, International, or Comparative, Market Structure And Pricing,

This paper is an empirical analysis of competitiveness in the banking system of four out of the five East African Community (EAC) countries2. The results show that the degree of competition is low due to a combinat...

Capital Market Integration

Capital Market Integration »

Source: Capital Market Integration : Progress Ahead of the East African Community Monetary Union

Volume/Issue: 2012/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Masafumi Yabara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463931230

Keywords: East African Community, monetary union, capital market, equity, stock, bond, beta convergence, sigma convergence, cointegration, stock market

Capital markets in the East African Community (EAC) face common challenges of low capitalization and liquidity, but to different degrees. EAC member countries have made noticeable progress in developing domestic ca...

Assessing Bank Competition within the East African Community

Assessing Bank Competition within the East African Community »

Volume/Issue: 2012/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sarah Sanya , and Matthew Gaertner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463933173.001

ISBN: 9781463933173

Keywords: East African Community, H-statistic, Lerner Index, banking system, banking sector, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General, International, or Comparative, Market Structure And Pricing,

This paper is an empirical analysis of competitiveness in the banking system of four out of the five East African Community (EAC) countries2. The results show that the degree of competition is low due to a combinat...

Capital Market Integration
			: Progress Ahead of the East African Community Monetary Union

Capital Market Integration : Progress Ahead of the East African Community Monetary Union »

Volume/Issue: 2012/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Masafumi Yabara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463931230.001

ISBN: 9781463931230

Keywords: East African Community, monetary union, capital market, equity, stock, bond, beta convergence, sigma convergence, cointegration, stock market

Capital markets in the East African Community (EAC) face common challenges of low capitalization and liquidity, but to different degrees. EAC member countries have made noticeable progress in developing domestic ca...

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2017/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Allen , Taz Chaponda , Lesley Fisher , and Rohini Ray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484314203.001

ISBN: 9781484314203

Keywords: Zambia, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland, Sub-Saharan Africa

More than 15 years ago, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa embarked on a program of budgetary reform, an important element of which was a medium-term budget framework (MTBF). This working paper focuses on the per...

Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the East African Community
			: An Empirical Investigation

Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the East African Community : An Empirical Investigation »

Volume/Issue: 2013/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hamid Davoodi , S. V. S. Dixit , and Gabor Pinter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475530575.001

ISBN: 9781475530575

Keywords: reserve money, policy rate, vector autoregressions, inflation, monetary transmission, central bank, monetary policy framework, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments

Do changes in monetary policy affect inflation and output in the East African Community (EAC)? We find that (i) Monetary Transmission Mechanism (MTM) tends to be generally weak when using standard statistical infer...

Surging Investment and Declining Aid
			: Evaluating Debt Sustainability in Rwanda

Surging Investment and Declining Aid : Evaluating Debt Sustainability in Rwanda »

Volume/Issue: 2014/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Clark JR , and Birgir Arnason

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475519143.001

ISBN: 9781475519143

Keywords: Growth, budget constraint, financial management, public investment spending, International Lending and Debt Problems, Institutions and Growth,

Rwanda is a unique case among its Sub-Saharan African peers in that it has already undergone a large scaling-up of public investment. The Rwandan government has made clear its desire to lower its reliance on foreig...

The Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the Tropics
			: A Narrative Approach

The Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the Tropics : A Narrative Approach »

Volume/Issue: 2013/197

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Luisa Charry , Rafael Portillo , and Jan Vlcek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484398135.001

ISBN: 9781484398135

Keywords: Monetary Transmission Mechanisms, monetary policy, inflation, central bank, monetary fund, monetary transmission, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

Many central banks in low-income countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are modernising their monetary policy frameworks. Standard statistical procedures have had limited success in identifying the channels of monetary tr...

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2017/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Allen , Taz Chaponda , Lesley Fisher , and Rohini Ray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484314203

Keywords: Zambia, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland, Sub-Saharan Africa

More than 15 years ago, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa embarked on a program of budgetary reform, an important element of which was a medium-term budget framework (MTBF). This working paper focuses on the per...

Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the East African Community

Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the East African Community »

Source: Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the East African Community : An Empirical Investigation

Volume/Issue: 2013/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hamid Davoodi , S. V. S. Dixit , and Gabor Pinter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475530575

Keywords: reserve money, policy rate, vector autoregressions, inflation, monetary transmission, central bank, monetary policy framework, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments

Do changes in monetary policy affect inflation and output in the East African Community (EAC)? We find that (i) Monetary Transmission Mechanism (MTM) tends to be generally weak when using standard statistical infer...