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Actions to Strengthen the Tracking of Poverty-Reducing Public Spending in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Actions to Strengthen the Tracking of Poverty-Reducing Public Spending in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries »

Source: Actions to Strengthen the Tracking of Poverty-Reducing Public Spending in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/010

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2002

ISBN: 9781498328777

Keywords: Government expenditures, Heavily indebted poor countries, Poverty, Public financial management, Financial management information systems, West African Economic and Monetary Union, Financial management, PP, PEM, action plan

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The Challenge of Maintaining Long-Term External Debt Sustainability

The Challenge of Maintaining Long-Term External Debt Sustainability »

Source: The Challenge of Maintaining Long-Term External Debt Sustainability

Volume/Issue: 2001/007

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2001

ISBN: 9781498328012

Keywords: Debt relief, Economic growth, External debt, External financing, HIPC Initiative, Balance of payments, Domestic debt, Public sector external debt, Financial statistics, Economic reforms

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Chapter 4. Conclusion

Chapter 4. Conclusion »

Source: Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity : What Can Africa Hope For?

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Louise Fox , Alun Thomas , and Cleary Haines

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475583397

Keywords: Employment, Productivity, Structural adjustment, Structural transformation, Sub Saharan Africa

Structural transformation in output and employment in sub-Saharan Africa has become a major concern of development economists. This is because analysis of past trends suggests that while the output transform...

Chapter 1. Output, Demographic, and Employment Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia

Chapter 1. Output, Demographic, and Employment Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia »

Source: Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity : What Can Africa Hope For?

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Louise Fox , Alun Thomas , and Cleary Haines

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475583397

Keywords: Employment, Productivity, Structural adjustment, Structural transformation, Sub Saharan Africa

Structural transformation has become a widely used macroeconomic measure of the quality of the economic development process. 1 It is widely accepted that in order for it to happen...

Chapter 3. Projecting Output, Employment, and Productivity Forward through 2020

Chapter 3. Projecting Output, Employment, and Productivity Forward through 2020 »

Source: Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity : What Can Africa Hope For?

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Louise Fox , Alun Thomas , and Cleary Haines

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475583397

Keywords: Employment, Productivity, Structural adjustment, Structural transformation, Sub Saharan Africa

This chapter uses the previously developed output and employment projections and analyzes what they mean for medium-term structural transformation in sub-Saharan Africa. The methodology for the projections i...

Chapter 2. Transformation and Productivity: Comparison with Asia

Chapter 2. Transformation and Productivity: Comparison with Asia »

Source: Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity : What Can Africa Hope For?

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Louise Fox , Alun Thomas , and Cleary Haines

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475583397

Keywords: Employment, Productivity, Structural adjustment, Structural transformation, Sub Saharan Africa

Productivity Transformation The employment and output data were combined to make assessments of the speed of structural adjustment in sub-Saharan Africa compared with Asian countries...

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...

Conselho de Administração do FMI conclui a consulta de 2011 com São Tomé e Príncipe ao abrigo do Artigo IV

Conselho de Administração do FMI conclui a consulta de 2011 com São Tomé e Príncipe ao abrigo do Artigo IV »

Source: República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe : Consulta do Artigo IV de 2011

Volume/Issue: 2012/34

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2012

Language: Portuguese

ISBN: 9781475502671

Keywords: current account, central bank, foreign currency, debt relief, commercial banks, current account balance, external borrowing, external financing, debt reduction, external debt

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

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....

Creating Policy Space - Responsive Design and Streamlined Conditionality in Recent Low-Income Country Programs

Creating Policy Space - Responsive Design and Streamlined Conditionality in Recent Low-Income Country Programs »

Source: Creating Policy Space - Responsive Design and Streamlined Conditionality in Recent Low-Income Country Programs

Volume/Issue: 2009/066

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2009

ISBN: 9781498335508

Keywords: Access to Fund general resources, Conditionality, Economic indicators, Economic policy, External shocks, Financial crisis, Fiscal policy, Fund facilities, Fund role, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009

An analysis of recent programs in low-income countries, covering countries with continuous program engagement with the IMF throughout the period 2007-09, shows that program design has been adapted to provide expand...