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Aid and the Dutch Disease in Low-Income Countries

Aid and the Dutch Disease in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Aid and the Dutch Disease in Low-Income Countries : Informed Diagnoses for Prudent Prognoses

Volume/Issue: 2004/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mwanza Nkusu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451846874

Keywords: Exchange Rate, and Poverty, dutch disease, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Welfare and Poverty: General, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper demonstrates that the Dutch disease need not materialize in low-income countries that can draw on their idle productive capacity to satisfy the aid-induced increased demand. Diagnoses on, and prognoses f...

Aid Volatility and Dutch Disease

Aid Volatility and Dutch Disease »

Source: Aid Volatility and Dutch Disease : Is There a Role for Macroeconomic Policies?

Volume/Issue: 2006/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thierry Tressel , and Alessandro Prati

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451864052

Keywords: Aid effectiveness, real exchange rate, central bank, current account, money demand, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, Economic Growth And Aggregate Productivity,

This paper studies how macroeconomic policies can help offset two unintended and undesirable features of foreign aid: its volatility and Dutch disease. We present evidence that aid volatility augments trade balance...

Appendice 1. La relation entre les flux d’aide et les taux de change en Afrique subsaharienne

Appendice 1. La relation entre les flux d’aide et les taux de change en Afrique subsaharienne »

Source: Les défis macroéconomiques de l'expansion de l'aide à l'Afrique : Repères à l'intention des praticiens

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Robert Powell , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2006

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589065727

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, foreign aid, central bank, debt sustainability, exchange rate appreciation, external debt, exchange rates, debt relief

Flux d’aide et taux de change réels Les tentatives visant à mesurer la relation entre les flux d’aide et le taux de change réel en Afrique subsaharienne remontent aux années 80 (tabl...

Appendice 2. Retombées macroéconomiques de l’aide

Appendice 2. Retombées macroéconomiques de l’aide »

Source: Les défis macroéconomiques de l'expansion de l'aide à l'Afrique : Repères à l'intention des praticiens

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Robert Powell , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2006

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589065727

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, foreign aid, central bank, debt sustainability, exchange rate appreciation, external debt, exchange rates, debt relief

Tableau A.2.1. Transferts officiels nets aux pays de l’Afrique subsaharienne (En pourcentage du PIB)...

Appendix 2. The Macroeconomics of Aid

Appendix 2. The Macroeconomics of Aid »

Source: Macroeconomic Challenges of Scaling Up Aid to Africa : A Checklist for Practitioners

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang , Robert Powell , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2006

ISBN: 9781589065055

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, foreign aid, central bank

Appendix Table A.2.1 Official Net Transfers to SSA Countries (In percent of GDP)...

Appendix 1. The Relationship between Aid Flows and Exchange Rates in Sub-Saharan Africa

Appendix 1. The Relationship between Aid Flows and Exchange Rates in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Macroeconomic Challenges of Scaling Up Aid to Africa : A Checklist for Practitioners

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang , Robert Powell , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2006

ISBN: 9781589065055

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, foreign aid, central bank

Aid Flows and the Real Exchange Rate Attempts to measure the relationship between aid flows and the real exchange rate in SSA date back to the early 1980s (Appendix Table A.2.2)....

Assessing Competitiveness and Real Exchange Rate Misalignment in Low-Income Countries

Assessing Competitiveness and Real Exchange Rate Misalignment in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Assessing Competitiveness and Real Exchange Rate Misalignment in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2007/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Lewis , Aurelie Martin , and Gabriel Di Bella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451867657

Keywords: Competitiveness, Equilibrium Exchange Rates, Low-Income Countries, reer, exchange rate, export volume, exchange rates, real exchange rate, Comparative Studies of Countries,

Assessing a country's competitiveness routinely starts with an analysis of the real exchange rate. However, in low-income countries, empirical analysis of the real exchange rate is often subject to important limita...

The Building Blocks to Measure Inflation

The Building Blocks to Measure Inflation »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, March 2011

Volume/Issue: 12/1

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455295661

Keywords: real exchange rate, capital flows, international monetary fund, macroeconomic policies, capital markets

The Q&A in this issue features seven questions on the role of precautionary savings in open economies (by Damiano Sandri); the research summaries are "The Macroeconomics of Aid (by Andrew Berg, Rafael Portillo, and...

Exchange Rate Policy and the Management of Official and Private Capital Flows in Africa

Exchange Rate Policy and the Management of Official and Private Capital Flows in Africa »

Source: Exchange Rate Policy and the Management of Official and Private Capital Flows in Africa

Volume/Issue: 2004/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Catherine Pattillo , Stephen O'Connell , Christopher Adam , and Edward Buffie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2004

ISBN: 9781451875119

Keywords: Sterilization, Seigniorage, exchange rate, inflation, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, price level,

We focus on the management of highly persistent shocks to aid flows, including PRSP-related increases in net inflows, in three “post-stabilization.” African economies with de jure flexible exchange ra...

Financing Uganda'S Poverty Reduction Strategy

Financing Uganda'S Poverty Reduction Strategy »

Source: Financing Uganda'S Poverty Reduction Strategy : Is Aid Causing More Pain Than Gain?

Volume/Issue: 2004/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mwanza Nkusu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451858457

Keywords: and poverty, reer, exchange rate, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, real effective exchange rate, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Welfare and Poverty: General, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

Uganda's market-friendly development strategy and poverty reduction agenda have attracted large financial inflows, including aid. During 2000-02, concerns about a possible aid-induced Dutch disease were heightened...