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Growth in Africa Under Peace and Market Reforms

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Source: Growth in Africa Under Peace and Market Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2011/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olessia Korbut , Gonzalo Salinas , and Cheikh Gueye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455217861

Keywords: growth, Africa, political stability, exchange rate, economic outlook, current account, international monetary fund

Economic stagnation in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has led several economists to question the region's ability to attain sustained economic growth, some of them arguing for the need to shift away from natural resource...

Growth in Africa Under Peace and Market Reforms

Growth in Africa Under Peace and Market Reforms »

Volume/Issue: 2011/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olessia Korbut , Gonzalo Salinas , and Cheikh Gueye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455217861.001

ISBN: 9781455217861

Keywords: growth, Africa, political stability, exchange rate, economic outlook, current account, international monetary fund

Economic stagnation in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has led several economists to question the region's ability to attain sustained economic growth, some of them arguing for the need to shift away from natural resource...

Oil Rents, Corruption, and State Stability - Evidence From Panel Data Regressions

Oil Rents, Corruption, and State Stability - Evidence From Panel Data Regressions »

Volume/Issue: 2009/267

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874129.001

ISBN: 9781451874129

Keywords: Oil rents, state stability, state participation, political rights, civil liberties, civil conflict, civil war,

We examine the effects of oil rents on corruption and state stability exploiting the exogenous within-country variation of a new measure of oil rents for a panel of 31 oil-exporting countries during the period 1992...

Oil Rents, Corruption, and State Stability - Evidence From Panel Data Regressions

Oil Rents, Corruption, and State Stability - Evidence From Panel Data Regressions »

Source: Oil Rents, Corruption, and State Stability - Evidence From Panel Data Regressions

Volume/Issue: 2009/267

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874129

Keywords: Oil rents, state stability, state participation, political rights, civil liberties, civil conflict, civil war,

We examine the effects of oil rents on corruption and state stability exploiting the exogenous within-country variation of a new measure of oil rents for a panel of 31 oil-exporting countries during the period 1992...

Republic of Congo
			: Report on Progress Toward Meeting the Completion Point Triggers Under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative

Republic of Congo : Report on Progress Toward Meeting the Completion Point Triggers Under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative »

Volume/Issue: 2007/215

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808650.002

ISBN: 9781451808650

Keywords: budget, debt, public investment, public expenditure, financial management

This paper discusses the Republic of Congo's enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative. If the Republic of Congo is to effectively use the resources generated by the oil windfall to reduce poverty...

Republic of Congo

Republic of Congo »

Source: Republic of Congo : Report on Progress Toward Meeting the Completion Point Triggers Under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative

Volume/Issue: 2007/215

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451808650

Keywords: budget, debt, public investment, public expenditure, financial management

This paper discusses the Republic of Congo's enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative. If the Republic of Congo is to effectively use the resources generated by the oil windfall to reduce poverty...

Institutional Quality and International Trade

Institutional Quality and International Trade »

Volume/Issue: 2004/231

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrei Levchenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875560.001

ISBN: 9781451875560

Keywords: institutions, incomplete contracts, institutional quality, factor endowments, factor price, trade opening, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Trade and Labor Market Interactions,

The quality of institutions-meaning the quality of contract enforcement, property rights, shareholder protection, and the like-has received a great deal of attention in recent years. The purposes of this paper are...

Institutional Quality and International Trade

Institutional Quality and International Trade »

Source: Institutional Quality and International Trade

Volume/Issue: 2004/231

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrei Levchenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451875560

Keywords: institutions, incomplete contracts, institutional quality, factor endowments, factor price, trade opening, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Trade and Labor Market Interactions,

The quality of institutions-meaning the quality of contract enforcement, property rights, shareholder protection, and the like-has received a great deal of attention in recent years. The purposes of this paper are...

Available on the web

Available on the web »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 10

Volume/Issue: 31/10

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451931969

Keywords: good governance, corruption, imf-supported programs, macroeconomic stabilization, poverty reduction

Earlier this year, Abdoulaye Bio-Tchané took over as Director of the IMF’s African Department. Before joining the IMF staff, he was Benin’s Minister of Finance and Economy. He began his career...

Brazil navigates choppy waters toward growth and stability

Brazil navigates choppy waters toward growth and stability »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 10

Volume/Issue: 31/10

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451931969

Keywords: good governance, corruption, imf-supported programs, macroeconomic stabilization, poverty reduction

Earlier this year, Abdoulaye Bio-Tchané took over as Director of the IMF’s African Department. Before joining the IMF staff, he was Benin’s Minister of Finance and Economy. He began his career...