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20 A Structural Analysis of the Determinants of Inflation in the CEMAC Region

20 A Structural Analysis of the Determinants of Inflation in the CEMAC Region »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction In this chapter 1 we aim to identify the main determinants of inflation in the Communauté Economique et Monétaire de l’Afrique Centra...

16 Do Money Targets Matter for Monetary Policy in Kenya?

16 Do Money Targets Matter for Monetary Policy in Kenya? »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction In the preceding chapter, we presented a semi-structural New Keynesian open economy model for low-income countries, and applied it to Kenya. We found that the model co...

4 Economic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa

4 Economic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction In this chapter we provide (i) an overview of some of the structural features of the economies of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and (ii) a systematic characterization of ec...

6 Identifying the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Sub-Saharan Africa

6 Identifying the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction Central banks and researchers in low-income countries often use structural vector auto-regression (SVAR) models estimated on aggregate macroeconomic data to develop a...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Sudan

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Sudan »

Source: Sudan : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sudan

Volume/Issue: 2016/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2016

ISBN: 9781475543933

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Commodity prices, Fiscal consolidation, Revenue mobilization, Debt relief, Monetary policy, Exchange restrictions, Multiple currency practices

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Sudan is facing significant domestic and international constraints and large macroeconomic imbalances despite efforts made toward macroeconomic stability and growth...

Sudan
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sudan

Sudan : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sudan »

Volume/Issue: 2016/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475543933.002

ISBN: 9781475543933

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Commodity prices, Fiscal consolidation, Revenue mobilization, Debt relief, Monetary policy, Exchange restrictions, Multiple currency practices

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Sudan is facing significant domestic and international constraints and large macroeconomic imbalances despite efforts made toward macroeconomic stability and growth...

Sudan
			: Selected Issues

Sudan : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2013/320

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484305430.002

ISBN: 9781484305430

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, monetary transmission, central bank

This Selected Issues paper examines the monetary policy framework in Sudan, and assesses the effectiveness of monetary transmission mechanism since the secession of South Sudan. The econometric analysis concludes t...

Islamic Finance
			: Opportunities, Challenges, and Policy Options

Islamic Finance : Opportunities, Challenges, and Policy Options »

Volume/Issue: 2015/5

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Alfred Kammer , Mohamed Norat , Marco Pinon , Ananthakrishnan Prasad , Christopher Towe , and Zeine Zeidane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498325035.006

ISBN: 9781498325035

Keywords: Islamic finance, Islamic banking, participation finance, financial regulations, Sukuk markets, infrastructure finance, financial inclusion, monetary policy, macroprudential policy, tax policy

The SDN discusses the main policy issues and challenges in building an inclusive and safe Islamic finance industry, with emphasis on Islamic banking and Sukuk markets. To this end, it discuses why Islamic finance m...

An Overview of Islamic Finance

An Overview of Islamic Finance »

Volume/Issue: 2015/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mumtaz Hussain , Asghar Shahmoradi , and Rima Turk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513590745.001

ISBN: 9781513590745

Keywords: Sukuk, finance, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Government Policy and Regulation,

Islamic finance has started to grow in international finance across the globe, with some concentration in few countries. Nearly 20 percent annual growth of Islamic finance in recent years seems to point to its resi...

Investigating Inflation Dynamics in Sudan

Investigating Inflation Dynamics in Sudan »

Volume/Issue: 2008/189

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenji Moriyama

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870473.001

ISBN: 9781451870473

Keywords: nominal exchange rate, monetary fund, central bank, and monetary policy,

This paper investigates inflation dynamics in Sudan using three different approaches: the single equation model, the structural vector-auto regression model and a vector error correction model. This is the first st...