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6 An Econometric Analysis of External Debt and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan African Countries

6 An Econometric Analysis of External Debt and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

Socioeconomic conditions in African countries deteriorated sharply during the 1980s, a decade that is widely regarded as Africa’s “lost decade” of development opportunities. Available empirical evidence show...

Appendix I. Additional Tables and Figures

Appendix I. Additional Tables and Figures »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Sub-Saharan African

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066397

Keywords: debt, domestic debt, debt management, exchange rate regime, exporting countries

Table A1. Time Period Covered in Poverty Assessments by Country Country Surv...

Appendix II. Methodological Notes to Chapter IV

Appendix II. Methodological Notes to Chapter IV »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Sub-Saharan African

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066397

Keywords: debt, domestic debt, debt management, exchange rate regime, exporting countries

The analysis uses UN Comtrade data on SSA merchandise (physical goods) exports, captured as imports to the reporting country. The reporting countries are the United States; the pre-2004 European Union (refer...

7 Capital Flight and External Debt in Nigeria

7 Capital Flight and External Debt in Nigeria »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

Over the last few years, many heavily indebted countries have experienced heavy capital outflows or capital flight, and capital flight has become an important topic for detailed study in some of these countr...

9 Capital Flight from Tanzania

9 Capital Flight from Tanzania »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

This chapter focuses on the measurement and determination of capital flight from Tanzania. Capital flight has been regarded as a major reason for the mounting foreign debt problems and inhibition of developm...

8 Capital Flight from Uganda, 1971–94: Estimates, Causes, and Consequences

8 Capital Flight from Uganda, 1971–94: Estimates, Causes, and Consequences »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

One of the major characteristics of the economic crisis in Africa in the past two decades is external disequilibrium, manifested in persistent current account deficits in virtually all sub-Saharan African ec...

10 Capital Flight in Kenya

10 Capital Flight in Kenya »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

The withholding of quick-disbursing aid by donors in November 1991 contributed to one of the worst episodes of balance of payments crisis in Kenya’s history. The crisis brought to the fore the debate on capi...

chapter i OVERVIEW

chapter i OVERVIEW »

Source: Official Financing : Recent Developments and Selected Issues

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2004

ISBN: 9781589062283

Keywords: debt, creditors, debt relief, debt service

After increasing more than threefold between 1990 and 1996, total net resource flows to developing countries have since halved, despite a brief recovery in 1999 (Figure 1.1). 1, 2...

chapter ii RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN EXPORT CREDITS

chapter ii RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN EXPORT CREDITS »

Source: Official Financing : Recent Developments and Selected Issues

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2004

ISBN: 9781589062283

Keywords: debt, creditors, debt relief, debt service

Over 90 percent of world trade is conducted on the basis of cash or short-term credit, with the remainder supported by medium- and long-term credit and other means of financing. Trade financing therefore is...

chapter iii FINANCING FROM MULTILATERAL INSTITUTIONS

chapter iii FINANCING FROM MULTILATERAL INSTITUTIONS »

Source: Official Financing : Recent Developments and Selected Issues

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2004

ISBN: 9781589062283

Keywords: debt, creditors, debt relief, debt service

Lending by Multilateral Development Banks Gross multilateral development bank (MDB) lending to developing countries remained relatively flat over the second half of the 1990s and thr...