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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...

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...

2. Fostering Durable and Inclusive Growth

2. Fostering Durable and Inclusive Growth »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014, Sub-Saharan Africa : Fostering Durable and Inclusive Growth

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484342886

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, exchange rate pegs, central bank

Introduction Over the last 20 or so years, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa have enjoyed robust and sustained economic growth. Sound economic policies, stronger institutions, and...

3. Improving Monetary Policy Frameworks

3. Improving Monetary Policy Frameworks »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014, Sub-Saharan Africa : Fostering Durable and Inclusive Growth

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484342886

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, exchange rate pegs, central bank

Monetary Policy Landscape in Sub-Saharan Africa With inflation declining to single digits in many sub-Saharan African countries since the early 2000s, central banks currently face a...

1. Maintaining Growth in an Uncertain World

1. Maintaining Growth in an Uncertain World »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2012, Sub-Saharan Africa : Maintaining Growth in an Uncertain World

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475510799

Keywords: exchange rate, exporting countries, exchange rate pegs, employment, oil exporters

Introduction and Summary Growth in sub-Saharan Africa has remained generally robust against the backdrop of a sluggish global economy. Regional output is projected to...

2. Nigeria and South Africa: Spillovers to the Rest of Sub-Saharan Africa

2. Nigeria and South Africa: Spillovers to the Rest of Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2012, Sub-Saharan Africa : Maintaining Growth in an Uncertain World

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475510799

Keywords: exchange rate, exporting countries, exchange rate pegs, employment, oil exporters

Introduction and Summary This chapter examines the economic linkages between sub-Saharan Africa’s two largest economies, Nigeria and South Africa, and the rest of the...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014, Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Fostering Durable and Inclusive Growth

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014, Sub-Saharan Africa : Fostering Durable and Inclusive Growth »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484342886.086

ISBN: 9781484342886

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, exchange rate pegs, central bank

The five Regional Economic Outlooks published biannually by the IMF cover Asia and Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Western Hemisphere. In each volume, recent econo...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012, Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Sustaining Growth amid Global Uncertainty

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012, Sub-Saharan Africa : Sustaining Growth amid Global Uncertainty »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352493.086

ISBN: 9781616352493

Keywords: exchange rate, exporters, exchange rate pegs, banking, inflation

Sub-Saharan Africa continues to record strong economic growth, despite the weaker global economic environment. Regional output rose by 5 percent in 2011, with growth set to increase slightly in 2012, helped by stil...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014
			: Staying the Course

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498386456.086

ISBN: 9781498386456

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

Growth in much of Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to remain strong, driven by efforts to invest in infrastructure and strong agricultural production. The current Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone i...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2012, Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Maintaining Growth in an Uncertain World

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2012, Sub-Saharan Africa : Maintaining Growth in an Uncertain World »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475510799.086

ISBN: 9781475510799

Keywords: exchange rate, exporting countries, exchange rate pegs, employment, oil exporters

Economic conditions in sub-Saharan Africa have remained generally robust despite a sluggish global economy. The near-term outlook for the region remains broadly positive, and growth is projected at 51/4 percent a y...