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Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa

Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2009/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raju Singh , Kyung-woo Lee , and Markus Haacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873634

Keywords: exchange rate, migration, determinants of remittances, real exchange rate

The paper investigates the determinants and the macroeconomic role of remittances in sub-Saharan Africa, assembling the most comprehensive dataset available so far on remittances in the region and incorporating dat...

Estimation of Equilibrium Exchange Rates in the WAEMU

Estimation of Equilibrium Exchange Rates in the WAEMU »

Source: Estimation of Equilibrium Exchange Rates in the WAEMU : A Robustness Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2007/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magnus Saxegaard , Stéphane Roudet , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451867589

Keywords: Equilibrium real exchange rate, FEER, cointegration, panel, WAEMU, exchange rate, statistic, equation, Equilibrium Real Exghange Rate,

Using the FEER approach we investigate the long-run equilibrium paths of the real effective exchange rates (REERs) of countries in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). In an attempt to address econ...

The Global Financial Crisis

The Global Financial Crisis »

Source: The Global Financial Crisis : Impact on WAEMU Member Countries and Policy Options

Volume/Issue: 2009/16

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Johannes Mueller , Irene Yackovlev , and Hans Weisfeld

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2009

ISBN: 9781455229017

Keywords: Current account deficits, Credit risk, Banking sector, Bank supervision, Aid flows, External shocks, Financial crisis, Monetary unions, Monetary policy, Liquidity management

Most WAEMU countries are likely to see economic growth deteriorate over the next two years as a result of the global economic crisis, and some WAEMU countries will be more severely affected by the crisis than other...

Senegal
			: Selected Issues

Senegal : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2008/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451834093.002

ISBN: 9781451834093

Keywords: reer, export, exchange rate, export performance, international monetary fund

This Selected Issues paper analyzes Senegal's real effective exchange rate (REER) and external competitiveness. A REER significantly above its equilibrium, as determined by economic fundamentals, can impede a count...

Senegal
			: Selected Issues

Senegal : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/2

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475564266.002

ISBN: 9781475564266

Keywords: Staff Reports, Western Hemisphere, Hydrocarbons, Monetary policy, Press releases, Bolivia, Banking sector, Article IV consultations, Commodity price fluctuations, Debt sustainability analysis

This Selected Issues paper offers policy recommendations for Senegal to reach high and sustained growth with the goal of exiting low-income country status. For Senegal to reach Plan Sénégal Emergent (PSE) objective...

The Global Financial Crisis
			: Impact on WAEMU Member Countries and Policy Options

The Global Financial Crisis : Impact on WAEMU Member Countries and Policy Options »

Volume/Issue: 2009/16

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Johannes Mueller , Irene Yackovlev , and Hans Weisfeld

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455229017.004

ISBN: 9781455229017

Keywords: Current account deficits, Credit risk, Banking sector, Bank supervision, Aid flows, External shocks, Financial crisis, Monetary unions, Monetary policy, Liquidity management

Most WAEMU countries are likely to see economic growth deteriorate over the next two years as a result of the global economic crisis, and some WAEMU countries will be more severely affected by the crisis than other...

Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa

Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2009/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raju Singh , Kyung-woo Lee , and Markus Haacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873634.001

ISBN: 9781451873634

Keywords: exchange rate, migration, determinants of remittances, real exchange rate

The paper investigates the determinants and the macroeconomic role of remittances in sub-Saharan Africa, assembling the most comprehensive dataset available so far on remittances in the region and incorporating dat...

Estimation of Equilibrium Exchange Rates in the WAEMU
			: A Robustness Analysis

Estimation of Equilibrium Exchange Rates in the WAEMU : A Robustness Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2007/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magnus Saxegaard , Stéphane Roudet , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867589.001

ISBN: 9781451867589

Keywords: Equilibrium real exchange rate, FEER, cointegration, panel, WAEMU, exchange rate, statistic, equation, Equilibrium Real Exghange Rate,

Using the FEER approach we investigate the long-run equilibrium paths of the real effective exchange rates (REERs) of countries in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). In an attempt to address econ...

Macroeconomic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa

Macroeconomic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 1997/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hoffmaister

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451954746.001

ISBN: 9781451954746

Keywords: Macroeconomic fluctuations, exchange arrangements, exchange rate, terms of trade, real exchange rate, external shocks, exchange rate regimes

The sources of macroeconomic fluctuations in sub–Saharan African are examined by comparing the CFA franc countries with the non–CFA franc countries. External shocks, especially terms of trade shocks,...

Macroeconomic Shocks and Trade Flows within Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Implications for Optimum Currency Arrangements

Macroeconomic Shocks and Trade Flows within Sub-Saharan Africa : Implications for Optimum Currency Arrangements »

Volume/Issue: 1995/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Jonathan Ostry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451927498.001

ISBN: 9781451927498

Keywords: Optimum Currency Areas, correlations, exchange rate, exchange rate arrangements, correlation, currency areas

Africa has more countries than any other continent, and hence the largest number of potential monetary and exchange rate arrangements. This paper looks at whether the existing highly fractured monetary arrangements...