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Aid and the Dutch Disease in Low-Income Countries

Aid and the Dutch Disease in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Aid and the Dutch Disease in Low-Income Countries : Informed Diagnoses for Prudent Prognoses

Volume/Issue: 2004/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mwanza Nkusu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451846874

Keywords: Exchange Rate, and Poverty, dutch disease, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Welfare and Poverty: General, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper demonstrates that the Dutch disease need not materialize in low-income countries that can draw on their idle productive capacity to satisfy the aid-induced increased demand. Diagnoses on, and prognoses f...

6 An Econometric Analysis of External Debt and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan African Countries

6 An Econometric Analysis of External Debt and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

Socioeconomic conditions in African countries deteriorated sharply during the 1980s, a decade that is widely regarded as Africa’s “lost decade” of development opportunities. Available empirical evidence show...

Are African Households Heterogeneous Agents?

Are African Households Heterogeneous Agents? »

Source: Are African Households Heterogeneous Agents? : Stylized Facts on Patterns of Consumption, Employment, Income and Earnings for Macroeconomic Modelers

Volume/Issue: 2015/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Louise Fox

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484369968

Keywords: Inequality, macroeconomics, household heterogeneity, Macro Models, Macroeconomic Stabalization, Labor Economics, Informal Labor Market, Mobility, income, poor

This paper reviews the evidence on how households in Sub-Saharan Africa segment along consumption, income and earning dimensions relevant for quantitative macroeconomic policy models which incorporate heterogeneity...

Capacity Building, Governance, and Economic Reform in Africa

Capacity Building, Governance, and Economic Reform in Africa »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060722.072

ISBN: 9781589060722

Keywords: les, pas, esp, growth rates, public sector

This volume, edited by Michel A. Dessart and Roland E. Ubogu, records the presentations made and discussions held during the Inaugural Seminar of the Joint Africa Institute (JAI). The JAI was established in Abidjan...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Capacity Building, Governance, and Economic Reform in Africa

Series: Seminar Volumes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2001

ISBN: 9781589060722

Keywords: les, pas, esp, growth rates, public sector

This volume, edited by Michel A. Dessart and Roland E. Ubogu, records the presentations made and discussions held during the Inaugural Seminar of the Joint Africa Institute (JAI). The JAI was established in Abidjan...

7 Capital Flight and External Debt in Nigeria

7 Capital Flight and External Debt in Nigeria »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

Over the last few years, many heavily indebted countries have experienced heavy capital outflows or capital flight, and capital flight has become an important topic for detailed study in some of these countr...

9 Capital Flight from Tanzania

9 Capital Flight from Tanzania »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

This chapter focuses on the measurement and determination of capital flight from Tanzania. Capital flight has been regarded as a major reason for the mounting foreign debt problems and inhibition of developm...

8 Capital Flight from Uganda, 1971–94: Estimates, Causes, and Consequences

8 Capital Flight from Uganda, 1971–94: Estimates, Causes, and Consequences »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

One of the major characteristics of the economic crisis in Africa in the past two decades is external disequilibrium, manifested in persistent current account deficits in virtually all sub-Saharan African ec...

10 Capital Flight in Kenya

10 Capital Flight in Kenya »

Source: External Debt and Capital Flight in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557757913

Keywords: debt, external debt, interest, capital flight, payments

The withholding of quick-disbursing aid by donors in November 1991 contributed to one of the worst episodes of balance of payments crisis in Kenya’s history. The crisis brought to the fore the debate on capi...

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...