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I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid : Lessons from Recent Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Mumtaz Hussain , Shaun Roache , Amber Mahone , Tokhir Mirzoev , and Shekhar Aiyar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2007

ISBN: 9781589065918

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, real exchange rate, monetary policy

Aid facilitates a transfer of resources from donor to recipient countries that enables the recipients to increase consumption and investment. It thus presents an opportunity to reduce poverty, increase the s...

II Conceptual Framework and Its Application to Five Countries

II Conceptual Framework and Its Application to Five Countries »

Source: The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid : Lessons from Recent Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Mumtaz Hussain , Shaun Roache , Amber Mahone , Tokhir Mirzoev , and Shekhar Aiyar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2007

ISBN: 9781589065918

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, real exchange rate, monetary policy

This chapter develops an analytical framework for examining policy responses to a surge in aid inflows, summarizes the evidence from a sample of five low-income countries, and seeks out general lessons that...

III Ethiopia

III Ethiopia »

Source: The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid : Lessons from Recent Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Mumtaz Hussain , Shaun Roache , Amber Mahone , Tokhir Mirzoev , and Shekhar Aiyar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2007

ISBN: 9781589065918

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, real exchange rate, monetary policy

The Derg regime, a political dictatorship employing socialist central planning, held sway in Ethiopia from 1974 until its overthrow in 1991. After the totalitarian regime fell, the Ethiopian authorities impl...

Uganda and Rwanda
			: Selected Issues

Uganda and Rwanda : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2009/36

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451838909.002

ISBN: 9781451838909

Keywords: monetary fund, monetary policy, money supply, average inflation

The Selected Issues paper for Uganda and Rwanda discusses the impact of rising international food and fuel prices on inflation. Unlike in the case of fuel-producing countries, the East African Community countries a...

Uganda and Rwanda
			: Selected Issues

Uganda and Rwanda : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2009/36

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451921632.002

ISBN: 9781451921632

Keywords: monetary fund, monetary policy, money supply, average inflation

The Selected Issues paper for Uganda and Rwanda discusses the impact of rising international food and fuel prices on inflation. Unlike in the case of fuel-producing countries, the East African Community countries a...

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...

Sources of Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sources of Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2007/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shanaka Peiris , and Régis Barnichon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451865967.001

ISBN: 9781451865967

Keywords: Phillips curve, Panel Cointegration, Growth Accounting, real money, monetary policy, money stock, Business Fluctuations, And Cycles, Central Banking, And The Supply Of Money And Credit

This paper explores the sources of inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa by examining the relationship between inflation, the output gap, and the real money gap. Using heterogeneous panel cointegration estimation techniq...

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...

IV Ghana

IV Ghana »

Source: The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid : Lessons from Recent Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Mumtaz Hussain , Shaun Roache , Amber Mahone , Tokhir Mirzoev , and Shekhar Aiyar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2007

ISBN: 9781589065918

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, real exchange rate, monetary policy

Ghana’s economy has performed well in recent years compared with its regional peers. Per capita GDP growth averaged 1.6 percent annually in the 1990s. After a period of economic volatility around the turn of...

The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid
			: Lessons from Recent Experience

The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid : Lessons from Recent Experience »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Mumtaz Hussain , Shaun Roache , Amber Mahone , Tokhir Mirzoev , and Shekhar Aiyar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065918.084

ISBN: 9781589065918

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, real exchange rate, monetary policy

This study analyzes key issues associated with large increases in aid, including absorptive capacity, Dutch disease, and inflation. The authors develop a framework that emphasizes the different roles of monetary an...