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3. Addressing the Infrastructure Deficit in Sub-Saharan Africa

3. Addressing the Infrastructure Deficit in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498386456

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Cross country analysis, Private investment, Regional Economic Outlook, Public debt, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Infrastructure

Introduction and Summary This chapter considers sub-Saharan African countries’ progress in recent years to address the large infrastructure deficit they face, trends...

Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Macroeconomic Context

Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Macroeconomic Context »

Source: Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa : the Macroeconomic Context

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , and Masafumi Yabara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484344538

Keywords: Economic growth, Bank supervision, Banking systems, Sub-Saharan Africa, banking, financial sector, financial systems, banking system

Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have seen accelerated growth for an extended period of time since the mid-1990s, making a clear break with their long stagnant growth during the previous two decades. That...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa : the Macroeconomic Context

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , and Masafumi Yabara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484344538

Keywords: Economic growth, Bank supervision, Banking systems, Sub-Saharan Africa, banking, financial sector, financial systems, banking system

Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have seen accelerated growth for an extended period of time since the mid-1990s, making a clear break with their long stagnant growth during the previous two decades. That...

2. Building Resilience in Fragile States in Sub-Saharan Africa

2. Building Resilience in Fragile States in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498386456

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Cross country analysis, Private investment, Regional Economic Outlook, Public debt, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Infrastructure

Introduction Fragile states—states in which the government is unable to reliably deliver basic public services to the population—face severe and entrenched obstacles to economic and...

Chapter 1. Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chapter 1. Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa : the Macroeconomic Context

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , and Masafumi Yabara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484344538

Keywords: Economic growth, Bank supervision, Banking systems, Sub-Saharan Africa, banking, financial sector, financial systems, banking system

Sub-Saharan Africa’s Long-Delayed Growth Spurt For the first time since the 1970s, a large number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have been enjoying an extended period of st...

Chapter 2. The Banking Systems of Sub-Saharan Africa

Chapter 2. The Banking Systems of Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa : the Macroeconomic Context

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , and Masafumi Yabara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484344538

Keywords: Economic growth, Bank supervision, Banking systems, Sub-Saharan Africa, banking, financial sector, financial systems, banking system

Stylized Features Financial sectors are generally underdeveloped in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), with banking systems accounting for the preponderance of financial sector assets and act...

Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: the Macroeconomic Context

Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa : the Macroeconomic Context »

Volume: 13

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , and Masafumi Yabara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484344538.087

ISBN: 9781484344538

Keywords: Economic growth, Bank supervision, Banking systems, Sub-Saharan Africa, banking, financial sector, financial systems, banking system

Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have seen accelerated growth for an extended period of time since the mid-1990s, making a clear break with their long stagnant growth during the previous two decades. That...

2. Domestic Revenue Mobilization in Sub-Saharan Africa: What Are the Possibilities?

2. Domestic Revenue Mobilization in Sub-Saharan Africa: What Are the Possibilities? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Sub-Saharan Africa : Domestic Revenue Mobilization and Private Investment

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339862

Keywords: Economic situation, Economic growth, Africa, Oil exporting countries, Investment policy, Investment

Domestic revenue mobilization is one of the most pressing policy challenges facing sub-Saharan African countries. While the reasons may vary according to country-specific circumstances, there are three aspec...

The Economic Consequences of HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa

The Economic Consequences of HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa »

Source: The Economic Consequences of HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa

Volume/Issue: 2002/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Markus Haacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451845709

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Health, Government Expenditures, Economic Growth, Southern Africa, aids, hiv, mortality rates, health services, National Government Expenditures and Health

The paper provides an analysis of the impact of HIV/AIDS on the health sector, public education, the supply of labor and the returns to training in nine Southern African countries. Drawing on the preceding sections...

Emerging Markets in Transition

Emerging Markets in Transition »

Source: Emerging Markets in Transition : Growth Prospects and Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2014/6

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Luis Cubeddu , Alexander Culiuc , Ghada Fayad , Yuan Gao , Kalpana Kochhar , Annette Kyobe , Ceyda Oner , Roberto Perrelli , Sarah Sanya , Evridiki Tsounta , and Zhongxia Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498327664

Keywords: Emerging markets, growth, potential growth, convergence, heterogeneity, structural reform, productivity, terms of trade, trading partners, commodity prices

After a short-lived slowdown in the immediate aftermath of the global financial crisis and a swift rebound, emerging markets (EM) are now entering a period of slower growth. In fact, growth is now lower than the po...