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20 A Structural Analysis of the Determinants of Inflation in the CEMAC Region

20 A Structural Analysis of the Determinants of Inflation in the CEMAC Region »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction In this chapter 1 we aim to identify the main determinants of inflation in the Communauté Economique et Monétaire de l’Afrique Centra...

Budget Support Versus Project Aid

Budget Support Versus Project Aid »

Source: Budget Support Versus Project Aid

Volume/Issue: 2003/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tito Cordella , and Giovanni Dell'Ariccia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451851182

Keywords: aid policy, asymmetric information, empirical growth models, budget support, budget surplus, capital expenditures, budget constraint, capital expenditure, Asymmetric and Private Information, Welfare and Poverty: General

Should donors who are interested in the effectiveness of developmental programs rely on conditional budget support or on project aid? To answer this question, we present a model in which only a subset of the develo...

16 Do Money Targets Matter for Monetary Policy in Kenya?

16 Do Money Targets Matter for Monetary Policy in Kenya? »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction In the preceding chapter, we presented a semi-structural New Keynesian open economy model for low-income countries, and applied it to Kenya. We found that the model co...

4 Economic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa

4 Economic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction In this chapter we provide (i) an overview of some of the structural features of the economies of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and (ii) a systematic characterization of ec...

Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative--Status of Implementation

Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative--Status of Implementation »

Source: Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative--Status of Implementation

Volume/Issue: 2004/031

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2004

ISBN: 9781498330169

Keywords: Heavily indebted poor countries, HIPC Initiative, Use of Fund resources, Domestic debt, Debt service payments, Debt service, Economic integration, Debt sustainability, PP, HIPC

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6 Identifying the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Sub-Saharan Africa

6 Identifying the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction Central banks and researchers in low-income countries often use structural vector auto-regression (SVAR) models estimated on aggregate macroeconomic data to develop a...

IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year, US$95.9 Million ECF Arrangement for Sierra-Leone

IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year, US$95.9 Million ECF Arrangement for Sierra-Leone »

Source: Sierra Leone : 2013 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2013/330

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 November 2013

ISBN: 9781475513998

Keywords: external debt, domestic debt, current account, debt sustainability, external borrowing

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that Sierra Leone has made significant progress in macroeconomic stabilization over the last five years. Real GDP growth averaged some 7 percent, driven by output expans...

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Sierra Leone and Approves US$13.69 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Sierra Leone and Approves US$13.69 Million Disbursement »

Source: Sierra Leone : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Staff Report; and Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2014/171

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498355568

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Fiscal policy, External borrowing, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Economic indicators, Staff Reports, Letters of Intent, Press releases, Performance criteria modifications

This paper discusses Sierra Leone's First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PC), and Financing Assurances Review. Program performance has...

IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2013 Article IV Consultation with Sierra Leone

IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2013 Article IV Consultation with Sierra Leone »

Source: Sierra Leone : 2013 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2013/330

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 November 2013

ISBN: 9781475513998

Keywords: external debt, domestic debt, current account, debt sustainability, external borrowing

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that Sierra Leone has made significant progress in macroeconomic stabilization over the last five years. Real GDP growth averaged some 7 percent, driven by output expans...

Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative--Status of Implementation

Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative--Status of Implementation »

Volume/Issue: 2004/031

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498330169.007

ISBN: 9781498330169

Keywords: Heavily indebted poor countries, HIPC Initiative, Use of Fund resources, Domestic debt, Debt service payments, Debt service, Economic integration, Debt sustainability, PP, HIPC

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