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Conclusion and Policy Discussions

Conclusion and Policy Discussions »

Source: Make Investment Scaling-Up Work in Benin : A Macro-Fiscal Analysis

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Karim Barhoumi , Larry Cui , Christine Dieterich , Nicolas End , Matteo Ghilardi , Alexander Raabe , and Sergio Sola

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513571478

Keywords: Tax revenue, Expenditure efficiency, Macro-fiscal analysis, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Benin, tax, revenue, debt, spending

This paper finds that the Benin authorities’ reform strategy of scaling up public investment addresses binding growth constraints, but to achieve maximum impact on g...

6. Conclusions

6. Conclusions »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Sub-Saharan African countries have in general run procyclical fiscal policies since 2000. This is not surprising in light of the fact that the majority of them are low-income and/or resource-dependent econom...

5. Country Case Studies

5. Country Case Studies »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

This chapter examines the experience of three countries to establish and implement fiscal frameworks aimed at generating financial savings for rainy days: Nigeria, Botswana, and Chile....

3. Creating the Fiscal Space for Successful Scaling-Up

3. Creating the Fiscal Space for Successful Scaling-Up »

Source: Make Investment Scaling-Up Work in Benin : A Macro-Fiscal Analysis

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Karim Barhoumi , Larry Cui , Christine Dieterich , Nicolas End , Matteo Ghilardi , Alexander Raabe , and Sergio Sola

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513571478

Keywords: Tax revenue, Expenditure efficiency, Macro-fiscal analysis, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Benin, tax, revenue, debt, spending

To generate financing for higher public investment while preserving macroeconomic stability, Benin needs to widen its fiscal space. The DSGE analysis confirmed that...

Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Excessively procyclical fiscal policy can be harmful. This paper investigates to what extent the fiscal policies of sub-Saharan African countries were procyclical in recent years and the reasons for the degree of f...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Excessively procyclical fiscal policy can be harmful. This paper investigates to what extent the fiscal policies of sub-Saharan African countries were procyclical in recent years and the reasons for the degree of f...

Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513563541.087

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Excessively procyclical fiscal policy can be harmful. This paper investigates to what extent the fiscal policies of sub-Saharan African countries were procyclical in recent years and the reasons for the degree of f...

Make Investment Scaling-Up Work in Benin
			: A Macro-Fiscal Analysis

Make Investment Scaling-Up Work in Benin : A Macro-Fiscal Analysis »

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Karim Barhoumi , Larry Cui , Christine Dieterich , Nicolas End , Matteo Ghilardi , Alexander Raabe , and Sergio Sola

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513571478.087

ISBN: 9781513571478

Keywords: Tax revenue, Expenditure efficiency, Macro-fiscal analysis, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Benin, tax, revenue, debt, spending

This paper conducts a systematic growth and fiscal analysis to determine: (1) the growth potential of Benin's ambitious scaling-up of investment, and (2) how the government can generate the necessary fiscal space n...

Make Investment Scaling-Up Work in Benin
			: A Macro-Fiscal Analysis

Make Investment Scaling-Up Work in Benin : A Macro-Fiscal Analysis »

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Karim Barhoumi , Larry Cui , Christine Dieterich , Nicolas End , Matteo Ghilardi , Alexander Raabe , and Sergio Sola

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 February 2016

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513578231.087

ISBN: 9781513578231

Keywords: Public investment, Benin, Fiscal policy, Tax revenue, Expenditure efficiency, Macro-fiscal analysis, tax, revenue, debt, spending

This paper conducts a systematic growth and fiscal analysis to determine: (1) the growth potential of Benin's ambitious scaling-up of investment, and (2) how the government can generate the necessary fiscal space n...

1. Growth Performance and Constraints

1. Growth Performance and Constraints »

Source: Make Investment Scaling-Up Work in Benin : A Macro-Fiscal Analysis

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Karim Barhoumi , Larry Cui , Christine Dieterich , Nicolas End , Matteo Ghilardi , Alexander Raabe , and Sergio Sola

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513571478

Keywords: Tax revenue, Expenditure efficiency, Macro-fiscal analysis, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Benin, tax, revenue, debt, spending

Benin has made strong recent progress in accelerating growth while maintaining macroeconomic stability. Benin’s per capita GDP growth lagged behind the sub-Saharan A...