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A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?1

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?1 »

Source: A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?

Volume/Issue: 2019/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amine Hammadi , Marshall Mills , Nelson Sobrinho , Vimal Thakoor , and Ricardo Velloso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484354872

Keywords: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) tend to lag those in most other regions in terms of governance and perceptions of corruption. Weak governance undermines economic performance through various channels, includin...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of Lesotho

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of Lesotho »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 2019/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498312370

Keywords: External sector, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, Cost of living, Economic growth, SACU revenue, SACU, percent of GDP, arrears, percent change

A four-party coalition government took office in June 2017 and, with support from a regional peacekeeping force, has brought peace and stability. However, with SACU revenues below historical averages and government...

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Exploring Different Channels

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa : Exploring Different Channels »

Volume/Issue: 2018/1

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Matthieu Bellon , Margaux MacDonald , Montfort Mlachila , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367148.062

ISBN: 9781484367148

Keywords: Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Swaziland, South Sudan, Spillovers, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sierra Leone, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

After close to two decades of strong economic activity, overall growth in sub-Saharan Africa decelerated markedly in 2015-16 as the largest economies experienced negative or flat growth. Regional growth started rec...

Kingdom of Lesotho
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho

Kingdom of Lesotho : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho »

Volume/Issue: 2019/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498312370.002

ISBN: 9781498312370

Keywords: External sector, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, Cost of living, Economic growth, SACU revenue, SACU, percent of GDP, arrears, percent change

A four-party coalition government took office in June 2017 and, with support from a regional peacekeeping force, has brought peace and stability. However, with SACU revenues below historical averages and government...

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa? »

Volume/Issue: 2019/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amine Hammadi , Marshall Mills , Nelson Sobrinho , Vimal Thakoor , and Ricardo Velloso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484354872.001

ISBN: 9781484354872

Keywords: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) tend to lag those in most other regions in terms of governance and perceptions of corruption. Weak governance undermines economic performance through various channels, includin...

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth
			: Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Mumtaz Hussain , Monique Newiak , Vimal Thakoor , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484382349.001

ISBN: 9781484382349

Keywords: Income inequality, gender inequality, economic growth, and sub-Saharan Africa

A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that inequality-income or gender related-can impede economic growth. Using dynamic panel regressions and new time series data, this paper finds that both income and gen...

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth »

Source: Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Mumtaz Hussain , Monique Newiak , Vimal Thakoor , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484382349

Keywords: Income inequality, gender inequality, economic growth, and sub-Saharan Africa

A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that inequality-income or gender related-can impede economic growth. Using dynamic panel regressions and new time series data, this paper finds that both income and gen...

Kingdom of Lesotho: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho

Kingdom of Lesotho: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 2019/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498312370

Keywords: External sector, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, Cost of living, Economic growth, SACU revenue, SACU, percent of GDP, arrears, percent change

A four-party coalition government took office in June 2017 and, with support from a regional peacekeeping force, has brought peace and stability. However, with SACU revenues below historical averages and government...

Kingdom of Lesotho: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Kingdom of Lesotho: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 2019/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498312370

Keywords: External sector, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, Cost of living, Economic growth, SACU revenue, SACU, percent of GDP, arrears, percent change

A four-party coalition government took office in June 2017 and, with support from a regional peacekeeping force, has brought peace and stability. However, with SACU revenues below historical averages and government...

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa : Exploring Different Channels

Volume/Issue: 2018/1

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Matthieu Bellon , Margaux MacDonald , Montfort Mlachila , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484367148

Keywords: Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Swaziland, South Sudan, Spillovers, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sierra Leone, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

After close to two decades of strong economic activity, overall growth in sub-Saharan Africa decelerated markedly in 2015-16 as the largest economies experienced negative or flat growth. Regional growth started rec...