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6 An Econometric Analysis of External Debt and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan African Countries

6 An Econometric Analysis of External Debt and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

Socioeconomic conditions in African countries deteriorated sharply during the 1980s, a decade that is widely regarded as Africa’s “lost decade” of development opportunities. Available empirical evidence show...

Annex I Imf Executive Board Discussion of the Outlook, March 2006

Annex I Imf Executive Board Discussion of the Outlook, March 2006 »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2006 : Globalization and Inflation

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589065499

Keywords: inflation, debt, interest, oil prices, debtor countries

The following remarks by the Acting Chair were made at the conclusion of the Executive Board’s discussion of the World Economic Outlook on March 31, 2006. Executive Directors welcomed t...

Annex I The Uruguay Round: Results and Implications

Annex I The Uruguay Round: Results and Implications »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1994

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 1995

ISBN: 9781557753816

Keywords: interest, debt, unemployment, payments, inflation

The Final Act of the Uruguay Round agreement was signed in April 1994 and will become effective in 1995 after ratification by national legislatures. The Uruguay Round will substantially reduce tariff and non...

Annex II Information Content of the Yield Curve

Annex II Information Content of the Yield Curve »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1994

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 1995

ISBN: 9781557753816

Keywords: interest, debt, unemployment, payments, inflation

The slope of the yield curve, summarized by the difference between current long-term and short-term interest rates, is one of many indicators used to assess economic conditions. 1...

Annex III Adjustment and Recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean

Annex III Adjustment and Recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1994

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 1995

ISBN: 9781557753816

Keywords: interest, debt, unemployment, payments, inflation

The onset of the debt crisis in 1982, after a period of expansionary fiscal and monetary policies that resulted in significant domestic and external imbalances, made it clear that a major adjustment effort w...

Business Cycles in Small Developed Economies

Business Cycles in Small Developed Economies »

Source: Business Cycles in Small Developed Economies : The Role of Terms of Trade and Foreign Interest Rate Shocks

Volume/Issue: 2008/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jaime Guajardo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869477

Keywords: Small Open Economy Model, Foreign Interest Rate, Net Exports, and Intertemporal Elasticity of Substitution, open economy, export sector, elasticity of substitution,

Empirical evidence for small developed economies finds that consumption is procyclical and as volatile as output, and real net exports are coutercyclical. Earlier studies have not been able to reproduce these regul...

7 Capital Flight and External Debt in Nigeria

7 Capital Flight and External Debt in Nigeria »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

Over the last few years, many heavily indebted countries have experienced heavy capital outflows or capital flight, and capital flight has become an important topic for detailed study in some of these countr...

9 Capital Flight from Tanzania

9 Capital Flight from Tanzania »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

This chapter focuses on the measurement and determination of capital flight from Tanzania. Capital flight has been regarded as a major reason for the mounting foreign debt problems and inhibition of developm...

8 Capital Flight from Uganda, 1971–94: Estimates, Causes, and Consequences

8 Capital Flight from Uganda, 1971–94: Estimates, Causes, and Consequences »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

One of the major characteristics of the economic crisis in Africa in the past two decades is external disequilibrium, manifested in persistent current account deficits in virtually all sub-Saharan African ec...

10 Capital Flight in Kenya

10 Capital Flight in Kenya »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

The withholding of quick-disbursing aid by donors in November 1991 contributed to one of the worst episodes of balance of payments crisis in Kenya’s history. The crisis brought to the fore the debate on capi...