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Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2017/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Allen , Taz Chaponda , Lesley Fisher , and Rohini Ray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484314203.001

ISBN: 9781484314203

Keywords: Zambia, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland, Sub-Saharan Africa

More than 15 years ago, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa embarked on a program of budgetary reform, an important element of which was a medium-term budget framework (MTBF). This working paper focuses on the per...

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2017/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Allen , Taz Chaponda , Lesley Fisher , and Rohini Ray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484314203

Keywords: Zambia, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland, Sub-Saharan Africa

More than 15 years ago, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa embarked on a program of budgetary reform, an important element of which was a medium-term budget framework (MTBF). This working paper focuses on the per...

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2017/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Charalambos Tsangarides , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484314166

Keywords: Africa, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros

This paper examines the growth performance of sub-Saharan African countries since 1960 through the lens of growth turning points (accelerations and decelerations) and periods of sustained growth (growth spells). Gr...

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2017/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Charalambos Tsangarides , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484314166.001

ISBN: 9781484314166

Keywords: Africa, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros

This paper examines the growth performance of sub-Saharan African countries since 1960 through the lens of growth turning points (accelerations and decelerations) and periods of sustained growth (growth spells). Gr...

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Size and Determinants

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa : Size and Determinants »

Volume/Issue: 2017/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leandro Medina , Andrew Jonelis , and Mehmet Cangul

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484305942.001

ISBN: 9781484305942

Keywords: Uganda, South Africa, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo

The multiple indicator-multiple cause (MIMIC) method is a well-established tool for measuring informal economic activity. However, it has been criticized because GDP is used both as a cause and indicator variable....

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa : Size and Determinants

Volume/Issue: 2017/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leandro Medina , Andrew Jonelis , and Mehmet Cangul

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484305942

Keywords: Uganda, South Africa, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo

The multiple indicator-multiple cause (MIMIC) method is a well-established tool for measuring informal economic activity. However, it has been criticized because GDP is used both as a cause and indicator variable....

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Zimbabwe

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Zimbabwe »

Source: Zimbabwe : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2017/196

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484308158

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Zimbabwe

In the 1990s, Zimbabwe was one of the most developed economies in Africa. While many of the country's underlying strengths remain, some of its industrial and agricultural base has since eroded. The nominally dollar...

Zimbabwe
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe »

Volume/Issue: 2017/196

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484308158.002

ISBN: 9781484308158

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Zimbabwe

In the 1990s, Zimbabwe was one of the most developed economies in Africa. While many of the country's underlying strengths remain, some of its industrial and agricultural base has since eroded. The nominally dollar...

Statement by Mr. Mkwezalamba, Executive Director and Mr. Nakunyada Advisor to the Executive Director, on Zimbabwe, July 5, 2017

Statement by Mr. Mkwezalamba, Executive Director and Mr. Nakunyada Advisor to the Executive Director, on Zimbabwe, July 5, 2017 »

Source: Zimbabwe : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2017/196

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484308158

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Zimbabwe

In the 1990s, Zimbabwe was one of the most developed economies in Africa. While many of the country's underlying strengths remain, some of its industrial and agricultural base has since eroded. The nominally dollar...

Zimbabwe: 2017 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: 2017 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe »

Source: Zimbabwe : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2017/196

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484308158

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Zimbabwe

In the 1990s, Zimbabwe was one of the most developed economies in Africa. While many of the country's underlying strengths remain, some of its industrial and agricultural base has since eroded. The nominally dollar...