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Lessons for Effective  Fiscal Decentralization in  Sub-Saharan Africa

Lessons for Effective Fiscal Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2018/10

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Niko Hobdari , Vina Nguyen , Salvatore Dell'Erba , and Edgardo Ruggiero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484358269.087

ISBN: 9781484358269

Keywords: Kenya, Ghana, Guinea, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius

Fiscal decentralization is becoming a pressing issue in a number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa, reflecting demands for a greater local voice in spending decisions and efforts to strengthen social cohesion. Aga...

Public Investment Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Public Investment Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2018/9

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Karim Barhoumi , Ha Vu , Shirin Nikaein Towfighian , and Rodolfo Maino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484360019.087

ISBN: 9781484360019

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

There is significant room to improve public investment efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa. Investment in sub-Saharan African countries is lagging vis-à-vis peers such as emerging and developing Asia as well as Latin...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Nigeria

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Nigeria »

Source: Nigeria : 2017 Article IV Consultation- Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nigeria

Volume/Issue: 2017/80

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475591903

Keywords: Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights low oil prices' and falling oil production's blow to the Nigerian economy. The country entered a recession in 2016, with growth contracting by 1.5 percent. Annual inflat...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Nigeria

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Nigeria »

Source: Nigeria : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nigeria

Volume/Issue: 2018/63

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484345467

Keywords: Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa

The Nigerian economy is slowly exiting recession but remains vulnerable. Rising oil prices, new foreign exchange (FX) measures, attractive yields on government securities, and a tighter monetary policy have contrib...

Multi-Country Report
			: Ensuring Financial Stability in Countries with Islamic Banking-Case Studies-Press Release; Staff Report

Multi-Country Report : Ensuring Financial Stability in Countries with Islamic Banking-Case Studies-Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484302996.002

ISBN: 9781484302996

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Bahrain, Djibouti, Europe, Indonesia, Kenya, Kuwait, Malaysia, Middle East, Nigeria

This paper presents country experiences with reforms to strengthen regulatory oversight of the Islamic banking sector. Based on the selected country experiences, a number of important lessons and policy options can...

Nigeria
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation- Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nigeria

Nigeria : 2017 Article IV Consultation- Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nigeria »

Volume/Issue: 2017/80

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475591903.002

ISBN: 9781475591903

Keywords: Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights low oil prices' and falling oil production's blow to the Nigerian economy. The country entered a recession in 2016, with growth contracting by 1.5 percent. Annual inflat...

Nigeria
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nigeria

Nigeria : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nigeria »

Volume/Issue: 2018/63

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484345467.002

ISBN: 9781484345467

Keywords: Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa

The Nigerian economy is slowly exiting recession but remains vulnerable. Rising oil prices, new foreign exchange (FX) measures, attractive yields on government securities, and a tighter monetary policy have contrib...

Nigeria
			: Selected Issues

Nigeria : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/81

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475591910.002

ISBN: 9781475591910

Keywords: Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa

This Selected Issues paper examines the role of lower oil prices in the recent deterioration in Nigeria's macroeconomic indicators, the impact on corporate and financial sector performance. and the forward-looking...

Nigeria
			: Selected Issues

Nigeria : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/64

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484345481.002

ISBN: 9781484345481

Keywords: Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa

Selected Issues...

Lessons for Effective  Fiscal Decentralization in  Sub-Saharan Africa

Lessons for Effective Fiscal Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Lessons for Effective Fiscal Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2018/10

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Niko Hobdari , Vina Nguyen , Salvatore Dell'Erba , and Edgardo Ruggiero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484358269

Keywords: Kenya, Ghana, Guinea, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius

Fiscal decentralization is becoming a pressing issue in a number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa, reflecting demands for a greater local voice in spending decisions and efforts to strengthen social cohesion. Aga...