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Access to Bank Credit in Sub-Saharan Africa

Access to Bank Credit in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Access to Bank Credit in Sub-Saharan Africa : Key Issues and Reform Strategies

Volume/Issue: 2005/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emilio Sacerdoti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451861853

Keywords: Banking systems, bank credit, banking, banking system, financial system, working capital, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This study discusses issues of access to bank credit in Sub-Saharan Africa, and examines measures that could help facilitate access by the private sector to bank credit. It reviews in particular obstacles to credit...

1. Back to High Growth?

1. Back to High Growth? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2010, Sub-Saharan Africa : Back to High Growth?

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2010

ISBN: 9781589069183

Keywords: fiscal policy, capital inflows, exporting countries, importing countries, oil-importing countries

Introduction and Summary As elsewhere, 2009 was a difficult year for most sub-Saharan African countries. But, playing off the revival in global economic activity, gro...

L'allégement de la dette peut-il doper la croissance des pauvres?

L'allégement de la dette peut-il doper la croissance des pauvres? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Toan Nguyen , Benedict Clements , and Rina Bhattacharya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 2005

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064645.051

ISBN: 9781589064645

Keywords: debt service, external debt, debt relief, foreign debt, budget deficits, public debt, debt overhang, stock of debt, debt-service, debt burdens

The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, launched in 1999 by the IMF and the World Bank, was the first coordinated effort by the international financial community to reduce the foreign debt of the wor...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: L'allégement de la dette peut-il doper la croissance des pauvres?

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Toan Nguyen , Benedict Clements , and Rina Bhattacharya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 2005

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589064645

Keywords: debt service, external debt, debt relief, foreign debt, budget deficits, public debt, debt overhang, stock of debt, debt-service, debt burdens

The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, launched in 1999 by the IMF and the World Bank, was the first coordinated effort by the international financial community to reduce the foreign debt of the wor...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: L'allégement de la dette peut-il doper la croissance des pauvres?

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Toan Nguyen , Benedict Clements , and Rina Bhattacharya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 2005

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589064645

Keywords: debt service, external debt, debt relief, foreign debt, budget deficits, public debt, debt overhang, stock of debt, debt-service, debt burdens

The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, launched in 1999 by the IMF and the World Bank, was the first coordinated effort by the international financial community to reduce the foreign debt of the wor...

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo »

Source: Democratic Republic of the Congo : Request for the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility and Report on the 2008 Staff Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2009/317

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451808469

Keywords: debt, debt relief, fiscal balance, interest, budget

This paper discusses a request from Congo for the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility. Performance on the 2008 staff-monitored program was mixed, complicated by the effects of the exogenous shoc...

Domestic Debt Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa

Domestic Debt Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Domestic Debt Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2004/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jakob Christensen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451846584

Keywords: domestic debt markets, government debt, domestic borrowing, financial sector, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This study discusses the role of domestic debt markets in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) based on a new dataset covering 27 SSA countries during the 20-year period 1980-2000. The study finds that domestic debt markets in...

Donor Herding and Domestic Debt Crisis

Donor Herding and Domestic Debt Crisis »

Source: Donor Herding and Domestic Debt Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2006/109

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ephraim Chirwa , Montfort Mlachila , and Yohane Anthony Khamfula

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863697

Keywords: Donor herding behavior, domestic debt crisis, loan-pushing model, domestic-debt repayment gap, fiscal expenditure, debt crisis, domestic debt, domestic financial market, domestic debt data, Fiscal Expediture

This paper presents a new model based on the loan-pushing model by Basu (1991) to show how a domestic debt crisis can occur in a low-income country following donor herding. The model focuses on the rational herding...

Efficient Energy Investment and Fiscal Adjustment in Senegal

Efficient Energy Investment and Fiscal Adjustment in Senegal »

Source: Efficient Energy Investment and Fiscal Adjustment in Senegal

Volume/Issue: 2014/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Salifou Issoufou , Edward Buffie , Mouhamadou Bamba Diop , and Kalidou Thiaw

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2014

ISBN: 9781475527728

Keywords: Energy Reform, Growth, Infrastructure, fiscal deficit, fiscal adjustment, budget constraint, International Lending and Debt Problems, Institutions and Growth, Infrastructures, Infrastructure.,

Senegal's fiscal deficit and public debt have been on the rise in recent years owing partly to an ailing and inefficient oil-based energy sector. In this paper we use a two-sector, open-economy, dynamic general equ...

Gabon

Gabon »

Source: Gabon : 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475549935

Keywords: fiscal sustainability, fiscal policy, public debt, fiscal stance, tax revenue

Economic growth has been robust under favorable conditions in Gabon, but has not been inclusive enough, leaving one-third of its population in poverty. Building larger fiscal buffers, backed by a more prudent fisca...