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Adjustment and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa1

Adjustment and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa1 »

Source: Adjustment and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 1999/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dhaneshwar Ghura , Anupam Basu , and Anthony Calamitsis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1999

ISBN: 9781451847093

Keywords: growth rates, inflation, real gdp, inflation rates, economic growth

This paper analyzes the factors affecting economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa, using data for 1981–97. The results indicate that per capita real GDP growth is positively influenced by economic policies tha...

Brazil's Long-Term Growth Performance-Trying to Explain the Puzzle

Brazil's Long-Term Growth Performance-Trying to Explain the Puzzle »

Source: Brazil's Long-Term Growth Performance-Trying to Explain the Puzzle

Volume/Issue: 2006/282

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ricardo Adrogué , Martin Cerisola , and R. Gelos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865424

Keywords: Per capita growth, cross country analysis, cost of capital, relative price, capital goods, inflation, macroeconomic stability, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance

This paper assesses Brazil's growth performance from a long-term perspective, using crosscountry and panel estimation techniques, building on the vast empirical literature on growth. The empirical evidence presente...

Can the IMF's Medium-Term Growth Projections Be Improved?

Can the IMF's Medium-Term Growth Projections Be Improved? »

Source: Can the IMF's Medium-Term Growth Projections Be Improved?

Volume/Issue: 2004/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Juan Zalduendo , and Catia Batista

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451874488

Keywords: Model estimation, forecasting, growth, inflation, statistic, terms of trade, inflation rates, Model Construction and Estimation, Forecasting and Other Model Applications, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General

Numerous reports have noted that the IMF's medium-term growth projections are overly optimistic, raising questions as to how these can be improved. To this end, we estimate a growth model and examine its out-of-sam...

Determinants of Growth Spells

Determinants of Growth Spells »

Source: Determinants of Growth Spells : Is Africa Different?

Volume/Issue: 2012/227

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510225

Keywords: International Growth, survival analysis, robustness, Bayesian Model Averaging, terms of trade, inflation, trade growth, per capita income, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General

Do growth spells in Africa end because of bad realizations of the same factors that influence growth spells in the rest of the world, or because of different factors altogether? To answer this question, we examine...

The Effects of Exchange Rate Fluctuationson Output and Prices

The Effects of Exchange Rate Fluctuationson Output and Prices »

Source: The Effects of Exchange Rate Fluctuationson Output and Prices : Evidence From Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2003/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magda Kandil , and Ida Mirzaie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2003

ISBN: 9781451860184

Keywords: exchange rate, anticipated vs. unanticipated appreciation, supply vs. demand channels, real and inflationary effects, price inflation, aggregate demand, money supply, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

The paper examines the effects of exchange rate fluctuations on real output and the price level in a sample of 33 developing countries. The theoretical model decomposes movements in the exchange rate into anticipat...

Exchange Rate Liberalization in Selected Sub-Saharan African Countries Successes, Failures, and Lessons

Exchange Rate Liberalization in Selected Sub-Saharan African Countries Successes, Failures, and Lessons »

Source: Exchange Rate Liberalization in Selected Sub-Saharan African Countries Successes, Failures, and Lessons

Volume/Issue: 2013/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nils Mæhle , Haimanot Teferra , and Armine Khachatryan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2013

ISBN: 9781557756695

Keywords: reforms, growth, exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rate regime, real effective exchange rate, effective exchange rate, General, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth of Open Economies

Many sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries liberalized their economies in the 1980s and early 1990s. This paper reviews the foreign exchange regime reforms in selected SSA, and their associated macroeconomic policies...

Exports, Inflation, and Growth

Exports, Inflation, and Growth »

Source: Exports, Inflation, and Growth

Volume/Issue: 1997/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thorvaldur Gylfason

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451854138

Keywords: Trade, Natural Resources, Economic Growth, export ratio, closed economies, open economies, high inflation

This paper identifies some of the main determinants of exports and economic growth in cross-sectional data from the World Bank, covering 160 countries in the period 1985-1994. First, the linkages between the propen...

Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, and Real Exchange Rate Appreciations

Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, and Real Exchange Rate Appreciations »

Source: Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, and Real Exchange Rate Appreciations

Volume/Issue: 2010/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Felipe Meza , and Carlos Urrutia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982077

Keywords: Real Exchange Rate, Appreciation, Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, tradable goods, relative price, terms of trade shocks, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

We account for the appreciation of the real exchange rate in Mexico between 1988 and 2002 using a two sector dynamic general equilibrium model of a small open economy with two driving forces: (i) differential produ...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with India

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with India »

Source: India : Staff Report for 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2014

ISBN: 9781484308257

Keywords: Economic indicators, Fiscal consolidation, Banking sector, Article IV consultation reports, Current account deficits, Debt sustainability analysis, Economic growth, Press releases, Staff Reports, India

This 2014 Article IV consultation highlights an expected slowdown of growth in India, to 4.6 percent this fiscal year, the lowest in a decade, reflecting global developments and domestic supply constraints. Headlin...

India
			: Selected Issues

India : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2014/58

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484309001.002

ISBN: 9781484309001

Keywords: Economic growth, Current account deficits, Corporate sector, Monetary policy, India, Inflation, Selected issues, Spillovers, Poverty reduction, Public investment

This Selected Issues paper uncovers the factors behind the unprecedented widening of India's current account deficit in terms of the sectoral savings-investment balance. The unprecedented widening of India's curren...