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Exchange Rate Liberalization in Selected Sub-Saharan African Countries Successes, Failures, and Lessons

Exchange Rate Liberalization in Selected Sub-Saharan African Countries Successes, Failures, and Lessons »

Source: Exchange Rate Liberalization in Selected Sub-Saharan African Countries Successes, Failures, and Lessons

Volume/Issue: 2013/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nils Mæhle , Haimanot Teferra , and Armine Khachatryan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2013

ISBN: 9781557756695

Keywords: reforms, growth, exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rate regime, real effective exchange rate, effective exchange rate, General, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth of Open Economies

Many sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries liberalized their economies in the 1980s and early 1990s. This paper reviews the foreign exchange regime reforms in selected SSA, and their associated macroeconomic policies...

Exchange Rate Policy and the Management of Official and Private Capital Flows in Africa

Exchange Rate Policy and the Management of Official and Private Capital Flows in Africa »

Source: Exchange Rate Policy and the Management of Official and Private Capital Flows in Africa

Volume/Issue: 2004/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Catherine Pattillo , Stephen O'Connell , Christopher Adam , and Edward Buffie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2004

ISBN: 9781451875119

Keywords: Sterilization, Seigniorage, exchange rate, inflation, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, price level,

We focus on the management of highly persistent shocks to aid flows, including PRSP-related increases in net inflows, in three “post-stabilization.” African economies with de jure flexible exchange ra...

Financial Liberalization, Money Demand, and Inflation in Uganda

Financial Liberalization, Money Demand, and Inflation in Uganda »

Source: Financial Liberalization, Money Demand, and Inflation in Uganda

Volume/Issue: 2001/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Claude Nachega

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451854084

Keywords: financial liberalization, cointegration, money supply, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper uses cointegration analysis to investigate the empirical relationship among money, prices, income, and a vector of interest rates in Uganda from 1982 to 1998. Despite the substantial financial market lib...

How Effective is Monetary Transmission in Low-Income Countries? A Survey of the Empirical Evidence†

How Effective is Monetary Transmission in Low-Income Countries? A Survey of the Empirical Evidence† »

Source: How Effective is Monetary Transmission in Low-Income Countries? A Survey of the Empirical Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2012/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Prachi Mishra , and Peter Montiel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504064

Keywords: exchange rate, interest rate, institutions, monetary transmission, aggregate demand, central bank, price level, Effective Is Monetary Transmission, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

This paper surveys the evidence on the effectiveness of monetary transmission in low-income countries. It is hard to come away from this review with much confidence in the strength of monetary transmission in such...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid : Lessons from Recent Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Mumtaz Hussain , Shaun Roache , Amber Mahone , Tokhir Mirzoev , and Shekhar Aiyar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2007

ISBN: 9781589065918

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, real exchange rate, monetary policy

Aid facilitates a transfer of resources from donor to recipient countries that enables the recipients to increase consumption and investment. It thus presents an opportunity to reduce poverty, increase the s...

II Conceptual Framework and Its Application to Five Countries

II Conceptual Framework and Its Application to Five Countries »

Source: The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid : Lessons from Recent Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Mumtaz Hussain , Shaun Roache , Amber Mahone , Tokhir Mirzoev , and Shekhar Aiyar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2007

ISBN: 9781589065918

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, real exchange rate, monetary policy

This chapter develops an analytical framework for examining policy responses to a surge in aid inflows, summarizes the evidence from a sample of five low-income countries, and seeks out general lessons that...

III Ethiopia

III Ethiopia »

Source: The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid : Lessons from Recent Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Mumtaz Hussain , Shaun Roache , Amber Mahone , Tokhir Mirzoev , and Shekhar Aiyar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2007

ISBN: 9781589065918

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, real exchange rate, monetary policy

The Derg regime, a political dictatorship employing socialist central planning, held sway in Ethiopia from 1974 until its overthrow in 1991. After the totalitarian regime fell, the Ethiopian authorities impl...

IMF Executive Board Completes First PSI Review for Uganda

IMF Executive Board Completes First PSI Review for Uganda »

Source: Uganda : First Review Under The Policy Support Instrument

Volume/Issue: 2013/375

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2013

ISBN: 9781475522754

Keywords: external debt, domestic debt, current account, public debt, central bank

This paper discusses Uganda's First Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). Growth has continued to recover from the 2011-2012 low. In an environment of declining inflation-recently halted by a drought-dr...

IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under Policy Support Instrument for Uganda and Approves a New Three-Year PSI

IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under Policy Support Instrument for Uganda and Approves a New Three-Year PSI »

Source: Uganda : 2013 Article IV Consultation and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, Request for a Three-Year Policy Support Instrument and Cancellation of Current Policy Support Instrument-Staff Report;Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Uganda

Volume/Issue: 2013/215

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484382059

Keywords: current account, external debt, central bank, current account deficit, external borrowing

This paper focuses on Uganda's 2013 Article IV Consultation and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, Request for a Three-Year Policy Support Instrument and cancellation of Current Policy Support Instru...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Uganda

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Uganda »

Source: Uganda : 2013 Article IV Consultation and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, Request for a Three-Year Policy Support Instrument and Cancellation of Current Policy Support Instrument-Staff Report;Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Uganda

Volume/Issue: 2013/215

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484382059

Keywords: current account, external debt, central bank, current account deficit, external borrowing

This paper focuses on Uganda's 2013 Article IV Consultation and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, Request for a Three-Year Policy Support Instrument and cancellation of Current Policy Support Instru...