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A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Edward Gemayel , Lorraine Ocampos , Matteo Ghilardi , and James Aylward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337165.087

ISBN: 9781484337165

Keywords: Growth acceleration, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Republic of, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan

Since 2014, large and persistent external shocks have hit the CCA region, particularly a slump in global commodity prices and slower growth in its key economic partners. Fiscal accommodation, along with currency ad...

Djibouti: la recherche d'une croissance inclusive

Djibouti: la recherche d'une croissance inclusive »

Source: Djibouti: la recherche d'une croissance inclusive

Volume/Issue: 2017/270

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484331132

Keywords: Middle East, Djibouti, croissance, inclusion, inegalites, reduction de la pauvrete, General, Aggregate Factor Income Distribution, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

Le présent document examine les réformes macroéconomiques que Djibouti doit opérer en vue de devenir un pays à revenu intermédiaire comme prévu dans la stratégie de développement des autorités, Vision Djibouti 2035...

Djibouti's Quest for Inclusive Growth

Djibouti's Quest for Inclusive Growth »

Source: Djibouti's Quest for Inclusive Growth

Volume/Issue: 2017/270

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484331118

Keywords: Middle East, Djibouti, Poverty reduction, growth, inclusiveness, inequality, General, Aggregate Factor Income Distribution, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

The paper reviews Djibouti's macroeconomic reforms aimed at achieving middle-income status as envisaged in Vision Djibouti 2035, the authorities' development strategy. In this context, the paper reviews policy opti...

Djibouti: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

Djibouti: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Djibouti : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Djibouti

Volume/Issue: 2017/87

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475593327

Keywords: Djibouti, Middle East

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights Djibouti's expansion of its transportation and utilities infrastructure to leverage its strategic location as a shipping hub and host to military bases. The authorities'...

Djibouti: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Djibouti: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Djibouti : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Djibouti

Volume/Issue: 2017/87

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475593327

Keywords: Djibouti, Middle East

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights Djibouti's expansion of its transportation and utilities infrastructure to leverage its strategic location as a shipping hub and host to military bases. The authorities'...

Djibouti: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Djibouti: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Djibouti : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Djibouti

Volume/Issue: 2017/87

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475593327

Keywords: Djibouti, Middle East

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights Djibouti's expansion of its transportation and utilities infrastructure to leverage its strategic location as a shipping hub and host to military bases. The authorities'...

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...

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2017/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Charalambos Tsangarides , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484314166

Keywords: Africa, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros

This paper examines the growth performance of sub-Saharan African countries since 1960 through the lens of growth turning points (accelerations and decelerations) and periods of sustained growth (growth spells). Gr...

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia »

Source: A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Edward Gemayel , Lorraine Ocampos , Matteo Ghilardi , and James Aylward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484337165

Keywords: Growth acceleration, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Republic of, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan

Since 2014, large and persistent external shocks have hit the CCA region, particularly a slump in global commodity prices and slower growth in its key economic partners. Fiscal accommodation, along with currency ad...

Growth Inclusiveness in Djibouti

Growth Inclusiveness in Djibouti »

Source: Growth Inclusiveness in Djibouti

Volume/Issue: 2017/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475594720

Keywords: Middle East, Djibouti, growth, inclusiveness, inequality, povery reduction, General, Aggregate Factor Income Distribution, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

The paper examines the poverty-reducing and distributional characteristics of Djibouti's economic growth, and discusses policies that might help make growth more inclusive. It covers the period between 2002 and 201...