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Adjustment Costs, Irreversibility and Investment Patterns in African Manufacturing

Adjustment Costs, Irreversibility and Investment Patterns in African Manufacturing »

Source: Adjustment Costs, Irreversibility and Investment Patterns in African Manufacturing

Volume/Issue: 1999/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arne Bigsten

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1999

ISBN: 9781451852257

Keywords: African manufacturing, adjustment costs, duration dependence, nonparametric methods, unobserved heterogeneity, fixed costs, investment rate, probability, probabilities, survey

This paper examines dynamic patterns of investment in Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Zambia and Zimbabwe, assessing the consistency of those patterns with different adjustment cost structures. Using survey data on manufac...

Anticipating Arrears to the IMF Early Warning Systems

Anticipating Arrears to the IMF Early Warning Systems »

Source: Anticipating Arrears to the IMF Early Warning Systems

Volume/Issue: 2003/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chikako Oka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451843668

Keywords: early warning, probability, currency crises, debt service, external debt, debt outstanding, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation,

This paper attempts to predict the incidence of arrears to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) by modifying and applying two of the major early warning systems for currency crises: the "signals" approach proposed...

Appendice statistique

Appendice statistique »

Source: Perspectives économiques régionales, Avril 2011 : Afrique subsaharienne: Reprise et nouveaux risques

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2011

Language: French

ISBN: 9781616350888

Keywords: exchange rate, capital inflows, exchange rates, capital flows, exchange rate regimes, exporters, floating exchange rate, fixed exchange rate regimes, fixed exchange rate, private capital

Sauf indication contraire, les données et projections utilisées dans ce rapport reposent sur les estimations des services du FMI au 1er avril 2011 et correspondent à celles qui ont servi pour l’édition du pr...

Appendix

Appendix »

Source: External Evaluation of the ESAF

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 1998

ISBN: 9781557757357

Keywords: expenditure, per, expenditures, public expenditure, debt service

Table A1. Comparative Analysis for External Viability: Pre-and Mid-and Post-ESAF (In percent)...

Appendix

Appendix »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Sub-Saharan African

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066700

Keywords: exchange rate regime, exchange rate, fiscal space, oil exporters, terms of trade

Table A1. Categorization of Sub-Saharan African Countries...

1. Back to High Growth?

1. Back to High Growth? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2010, Sub-Saharan Africa : Back to High Growth?

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2010

ISBN: 9781589069183

Keywords: fiscal policy, capital inflows, exporting countries, importing countries, oil-importing countries

Introduction and Summary As elsewhere, 2009 was a difficult year for most sub-Saharan African countries. But, playing off the revival in global economic activity, gro...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Boom, Bust or Prosperity? Managing Sub-Saharan Africa's Natural Resource Wealth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Charlotte Lundgren , Alun Thomas , and Robert York

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2013

Language: Portuguese

ISBN: 9781484397466

Keywords: oil, minerals, fiscal framework, governance, resource curse, Dutch disease, taxation, investment efficiency, capacity, extractive industries

Sizeable natural resource endowments and potentially large financial inflows from their extraction provide an unparalleled opportunity for economic growth and development in a growing number of sub-Saharan African...

3. Boosting Financial Sector Development

3. Boosting Financial Sector Development »

Source: Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa : Promoting Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , Ahmat Jidoud , Monique Newiak , Bozena Radzewicz-Bak , and Misa Takebe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475532401

Sound macroeconomic fundamentals have been driving financial development in sub-Saharan African countries, while weak institutional quality has been hindering it in many countries of the region....

2. Capital Inflows to Frontier Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa

2. Capital Inflows to Frontier Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2011, Sub-Saharan Africa : Recovery and New Risks

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2011

ISBN: 9781616350611

Keywords: exchange rate, capital inflows, exchange rates, capital flows, exchange rate regimes

Introduction and Summary Before the global financial crisis, there was substantial investor interest in sub-Saharan Africa’s (SSA) frontier markets (FMs), 1...

Capítulo 3. Desafios para a política macroeconómica

Capítulo 3. Desafios para a política macroeconómica »

Source: Boom, Bust or Prosperity? Managing Sub-Saharan Africa's Natural Resource Wealth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Charlotte Lundgren , Alun Thomas , and Robert York

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2013

Language: Portuguese

ISBN: 9781484397466

Keywords: oil, minerals, fiscal framework, governance, resource curse, Dutch disease, taxation, investment efficiency, capacity, extractive industries

Um grande desafio para as políticas macroeconómicas no contexto das economias ricas em recursos naturais é criar um clima de negócios que conduza à transformação da riqueza de recursos naturais em activos re...