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Cote d'Ivoire
			: Fifth Reviews Under the Arrangement the Extended Credit Facility and Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility- Press Release; Staff Report; Supplementary Information and Statement by the Executive Director for Côte d'Ivoire

Cote d'Ivoire : Fifth Reviews Under the Arrangement the Extended Credit Facility and Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility- Press Release; Staff Report; Supplementary Information and Statement by the Executive Director for Côte d'Ivoire »

Volume/Issue: 2019/197

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2019

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513507507.002

ISBN: 9781513507507

Keywords: Tax revenue, Public debt, Expenditures, Credit, Gross domestic product, WAEMU, macroeconomic stability, ECF, overall balance, percent of GDP

The political context has become more complex and uncertain ahead of the 2020 presidential elections, with the three traditional parties openly competing since the end of the ruling coalition between President Ouat...

Cote d'Ivoire
			: Fifth Reviews Under the Arrangement the Extended Credit Facility and Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility- Press Release; Staff Report; Supplementary Information and Statement by the Executive Director for Côte d'Ivoire

Cote d'Ivoire : Fifth Reviews Under the Arrangement the Extended Credit Facility and Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility- Press Release; Staff Report; Supplementary Information and Statement by the Executive Director for Côte d'Ivoire »

Volume/Issue: 2019/197

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498323246.002

ISBN: 9781498323246

Keywords: Tax revenue, Public debt, Expenditures, Credit, Gross domestic product, WAEMU, macroeconomic stability, ECF, overall balance, percent of GDP

The political context has become more complex and uncertain ahead of the 2020 presidential elections, with the three traditional parties openly competing since the end of the ruling coalition between President Ouat...

You Are Suffocating Me! Firm-Level Evidence on Crowding Out

You Are Suffocating Me! Firm-Level Evidence on Crowding Out »

Volume/Issue: 2019/80

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498311090.001

ISBN: 9781498311090

Keywords: Economic growth, Private investments, Capital formation, Foreign investment, Public investments, Fixed investment, state-owned enterprises, crowding-out effect, firm-level analysis, SOEs

Literature on whether government spending crowds out or crowds in the private sector is large, but still without an unambiguous conclusion. Using firm-level data from Ukraine, this paper provides a granular empiric...

IMF Managing Director's Statement to the Development Committee, April 2019

IMF Managing Director's Statement to the Development Committee, April 2019 »

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513510361.007

ISBN: 9781513510361

Keywords: Economic cooperation, Economic integration, Economic reforms, Economic stabilization, Economic growth, trade tension, advanced economy, low-income develop country, debt level, develop economy

While growth in advanced economies is losing momentum amid trade tensions and policy uncertainty, activity in many emerging and low-income developing countries (EMDEs) has remained more robust, supported by still f...

Some Policy Lessons from Country Applications of the DIG and DIGNAR Models

Some Policy Lessons from Country Applications of the DIG and DIGNAR Models »

Volume/Issue: 2019/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Gurara , Giovanni Melina , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498302883.001

ISBN: 9781498302883

Keywords: National income, Social safety nets, Economic growth, Public investment programs, Public investments, Natural resources, Public Investment, Debt Sustainability, Small Open DSGE Models, Developing Countries.

Over the past seven years, the DIG and DIGNAR models have complemented the IMF and World Bank debt sustainability framework (DSF) analysis, over 65 country applications. They have provided useful insights in the co...

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa? »

Volume/Issue: 2019/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amine Hammadi , Marshall Mills , Nelson Sobrinho , Vimal Thakoor , and Ricardo Velloso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484354872.001

ISBN: 9781484354872

Keywords: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) tend to lag those in most other regions in terms of governance and perceptions of corruption. Weak governance undermines economic performance through various channels, includin...

Cote d'Ivoire
			: Fourth Reviews Under the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; Debt Sustainability Analysis; Supplementary Information; and Statement by the Executive Director for Côte d'Ivoire

Cote d'Ivoire : Fourth Reviews Under the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; Debt Sustainability Analysis; Supplementary Information; and Statement by the Executive Director for Côte d'Ivoire »

Volume/Issue: 2018/367

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484390191.002

ISBN: 9781484390191

The ruling party won about half of the seats in the October 2018 municipal elections, but the political landscape is becoming more complex and uncertain, with the competition among the three traditional parties int...

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Exploring Different Channels

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa : Exploring Different Channels »

Volume/Issue: 2018/1

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Matthieu Bellon , Margaux MacDonald , Montfort Mlachila , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367148.062

ISBN: 9781484367148

Keywords: Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Swaziland, South Sudan, Spillovers, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sierra Leone, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

After close to two decades of strong economic activity, overall growth in sub-Saharan Africa decelerated markedly in 2015-16 as the largest economies experienced negative or flat growth. Regional growth started rec...

Lessons for Effective  Fiscal Decentralization in  Sub-Saharan Africa

Lessons for Effective Fiscal Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2018/10

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Niko Hobdari , Vina Nguyen , Salvatore Dell'Erba , and Edgardo Ruggiero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484358269.087

ISBN: 9781484358269

Keywords: Kenya, Ghana, Guinea, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius

Fiscal decentralization is becoming a pressing issue in a number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa, reflecting demands for a greater local voice in spending decisions and efforts to strengthen social cohesion. Aga...

Public Investment Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Public Investment Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2018/9

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Karim Barhoumi , Ha Vu , Shirin Nikaein Towfighian , and Rodolfo Maino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484360019.087

ISBN: 9781484360019

Keywords: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti

There is significant room to improve public investment efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa. Investment in sub-Saharan African countries is lagging vis-à-vis peers such as emerging and developing Asia as well as Latin...

Cote d'Ivoire
			: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation and Third Reviews Under the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, and Request for Modification of a Performance Criterion

Cote d'Ivoire : Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation and Third Reviews Under the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, and Request for Modification of a Performance Criterion »

Volume/Issue: 2018/182

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484362808.002

ISBN: 9781484362808

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa

This IMF Staff Report highlights robust economic growth in Côte d'Ivoire, which is projected to continue in 2018. Inflation remains subdued. The program aims to achieve a sustainable balance of payments position, f...

Public Investment Management Assessment - Review and Update

Public Investment Management Assessment - Review and Update »

Volume/Issue: 2018/025

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498308441.007

ISBN: 9781498308441

Keywords: Public investments, Public investment programs, Economic growth, Expenditure efficiency, Fiscal policy, Pima, PPPs, public investment, PIM, institutional design

"Public Investment Management Assessments (PIMAs) are the IMF‘s key tool for assessing infrastructure governance over the full investment cycle and supporting economic institution building in this area. The PIMA fr...

Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780198785811.071

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

Monetary policy in sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) has undergone an important transformation in recent decades. With the advent of sustained growth and generally stable fiscal policies in much of the region, many countries...

Cote d'Ivoire
			: Technical Assistance Report-Modernizing the Analysis, Monitoring, and Disclosure of Fiscal Risks

Cote d'Ivoire : Technical Assistance Report-Modernizing the Analysis, Monitoring, and Disclosure of Fiscal Risks »

Volume/Issue: 2018/95

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484349625.002

ISBN: 9781484349625

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa

Since 2012, Côte d'Ivoire has succeeded in maintaining a virtuous dynamic of strong economic growth, driven by the revival of infrastructure investment, a sustainable fiscal policy and renewed confidence of interna...

Cote d'Ivoire
			: Second Reviews under an Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility and the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report

Cote d'Ivoire : Second Reviews under an Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility and the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/372

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484332580.002

ISBN: 9781484332580

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa

Context. Meeting the demands of mutinous soldiers and striking civil servants secured social peace and stability. The authorities tightened security measures to address sporadic attacks on police and security insta...

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2017/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Allen , Taz Chaponda , Lesley Fisher , and Rohini Ray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484314203.001

ISBN: 9781484314203

Keywords: Zambia, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland, Sub-Saharan Africa

More than 15 years ago, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa embarked on a program of budgetary reform, an important element of which was a medium-term budget framework (MTBF). This working paper focuses on the per...

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2017/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Charalambos Tsangarides , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484314166.001

ISBN: 9781484314166

Keywords: Africa, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros

This paper examines the growth performance of sub-Saharan African countries since 1960 through the lens of growth turning points (accelerations and decelerations) and periods of sustained growth (growth spells). Gr...

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Size and Determinants

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa : Size and Determinants »

Volume/Issue: 2017/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leandro Medina , Andrew Jonelis , and Mehmet Cangul

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484305942.001

ISBN: 9781484305942

Keywords: Uganda, South Africa, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo

The multiple indicator-multiple cause (MIMIC) method is a well-established tool for measuring informal economic activity. However, it has been criticized because GDP is used both as a cause and indicator variable....

Cote d'Ivoire
			: First Reviews Under Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and an Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Requests for Modification of Performance Criteria and Augmentation of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cote d'Ivoire

Cote d'Ivoire : First Reviews Under Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and an Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Requests for Modification of Performance Criteria and Augmentation of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cote d'Ivoire »

Volume/Issue: 2017/165

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484305102.002

ISBN: 9781484305102

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa

This paper discusses Côte d'Ivoire's First Reviews under Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF), an Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF), and the Request for Modification of Per...

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

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

Volume: 17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475583397.087

ISBN: 9781475583397

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

This paper provides the most complete analysis of the structural transformation among low- and low-middle-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa to date....

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Causes and Policy Implications

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa : Causes and Policy Implications »

Volume/Issue: 2016/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Niko Hobdari , and Ali Uppal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475563115.001

ISBN: 9781475563115

Keywords: South Africa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo, Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland

This paper analyzes food inflation trends in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) from 2000 to 2016 using two novel datasets of disaggregated CPI baskets. Average food inflation is higher, more volatile, and similarly persiste...

Cote d'Ivoire
			: Economic Development Documents-National Development Plan, 2016-20

Cote d'Ivoire : Economic Development Documents-National Development Plan, 2016-20 »

Volume/Issue: 2016/388

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475562019.002

ISBN: 9781475562019

Keywords: Development plans, Health care, Governance, Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Economic integration, Education, Public debt, Infrastructure, Revenues

This paper provides a detailed summary of Côte D'Ivoire's National Development Plan for 2016-20. The plan aims to develop Côte d'Ivoire into an emerging market economy with a strong industrial base and to reduce po...

Cote D'Ivoire
			: Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and an Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cote D'Ivoire

Cote D'Ivoire : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and an Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cote D'Ivoire »

Volume/Issue: 2016/383

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475561265.002

ISBN: 9781475561265

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Staff Reports, Press releases, Letters of Intent, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Financial management

This paper discusses Côte D'Ivoire's Requests for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and an Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). Extending the gains of 2015, solid econo...

Case Studies on Managing Government Compensation and Employment - Institutions, Policies, and Reform Challenges

Case Studies on Managing Government Compensation and Employment - Institutions, Policies, and Reform Challenges »

Volume/Issue: 2016/068

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345736.007

ISBN: 9781498345736

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Employment policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Government expenditures, Low-income developing countries, Private sector, Public sector wages

This supplement presents country case studies reviewing country experiences with managing wage bill pressures, which are the basis for the compensation and employment reform lessons identified in the main paper. Th...

Sub-Saharan African Migration
			: Patterns and Spillovers

Sub-Saharan African Migration : Patterns and Spillovers »

Volume/Issue: 2016/09

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Ermal Hitaj , Montfort Mlachila , Arina Viseth , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475546668.062

ISBN: 9781475546668

Keywords: Togo, Tanzania, Uganda, Swaziland, Spillovers, Sub-Saharan Africa, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone

Amid rapid population growth, migration in sub-Saharan Africa has been increasing briskly over the last 20 years. Up to the 1990s, the stock of migrants-citizens of one country living in another country-was dominat...

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

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

Volume: 16

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475532401.087

ISBN: 9781475532401

Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa...

Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513563541.087

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Excessively procyclical fiscal policy can be harmful. This paper investigates to what extent the fiscal policies of sub-Saharan African countries were procyclical in recent years and the reasons for the degree of f...

Managing Government Compensation and Employment - Institutions, Policies, and Reform Challenges

Managing Government Compensation and Employment - Institutions, Policies, and Reform Challenges »

Volume/Issue: 2016/047

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345774.007

ISBN: 9781498345774

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Employment policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Government expenditures, Low-income developing countries, Private sector, Public sector wages

Government compensation and employment policies are important for the efficient delivery of public services which are crucial for the functioning of economies and the general prosperity of societies. On average, sp...

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts
			: Experience of Sub-Saharan African Countries

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts : Experience of Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2016/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Dippelsman , Venkat Josyula , and Eric Métreau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475569339.001

ISBN: 9781475569339

Keywords: System of National Accounts, chain linking, volume measures, fixed base year

There are two approaches for producing volume estimates of GDP, fixed base year and annual chaining. While most advanced economies have adopted the chain-linked approach in the past twenty years, some African count...

Women's Opportunities and Challenges in Sub-Saharan African Job Markets

Women's Opportunities and Challenges in Sub-Saharan African Job Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2016/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christine Dieterich , Anni Huang , and Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484388518.001

ISBN: 9781484388518

Keywords: Multi-sector Labor Market, Agriculture Feminization, Female Informal Employment, Household Enterprise Employment, SSA Labor Market

As labor market data is scarce in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), this paper uses household survey data to analyze the determinants of the gender gap in the labor market and its welfare implications for five SSA countrie...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Côte d'Ivoire »

Volume/Issue: 2016/147

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475519662.002

ISBN: 9781475519662

Keywords: debt, investment, poverty, human development, monetary fund

This paper describes the recent economic developments and economic outlook and risks of the Côte d'Ivoire's economy. Over the past four years, Côte d'Ivoire's economic performance has been impressive, in sharp cont...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: Selected Issues

Côte d'Ivoire : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/148

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475574562.002

ISBN: 9781475574562

Keywords: development, gdp, exports, income, economic growth

This paper examines Côte d'Ivoire's growth experience and argues that the development of a manufacturing export sector, lower income inequality, and prudent fiscal policy would strengthen the sustainability of grow...

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth
			: Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Mumtaz Hussain , Monique Newiak , Vimal Thakoor , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484382349.001

ISBN: 9781484382349

Keywords: Income inequality, gender inequality, economic growth, and sub-Saharan Africa

A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that inequality-income or gender related-can impede economic growth. Using dynamic panel regressions and new time series data, this paper finds that both income and gen...

Cote D'Ivoire
			: Eighth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cote D'Ivoire

Cote D'Ivoire : Eighth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cote D'Ivoire »

Volume/Issue: 2015/341

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513512389.002

ISBN: 9781513512389

Keywords: debt, poverty, investment, monetary fund, deficit

This paper discusses Côte d'Ivoire's Eighth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement. The macroeconomic outlook remains strong with high projected growth rates supported by sustained improvements...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015
			: Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2015

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513562490.086

ISBN: 9781513562490

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened after more than a decade of solid growth, although this overall outlook masks considerable variation across the region. Some countries have been negatively affected by fall...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015
			: Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513597331.086

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened after more than a decade of solid growth, although this overall outlook masks considerable variation across the region. Some countries have been negatively affected by fall...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Executive Summary of Progress Report

Côte d'Ivoire : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Executive Summary of Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2015/148

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513596310.002

ISBN: 9781513596310

Keywords: progress, local community, national development plan, national development, vulnerable groups

This paper discusses the progress made on Côte d'Ivoire's National Development Plan (PND) 2012-15. In the area of planning, the 2012-13 PND served to move planning to the forefront of public action. In addition, th...

Côte D'Ivoire
			: Seventh Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Côte D'Ivoire : Seventh Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2015/147

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513533346.002

ISBN: 9781513533346

Keywords: deficit, monetary fund, fiscal deficit, investment, debt

This paper discusses Côte d'Ivoire's Seventh Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs). Performance under the IMF-supported program conti...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2015
			: Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2015

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475595840.086

ISBN: 9781475595840

The sharp decline in oil and other commodity prices have adversely impacted sub-Saharan Africa. Nevertheless, the region is projected to register another year of solid economic performance. In South Africa, however...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Augmentation of Access, and Twelve-Month Extension of the Current Arrangement - Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire : Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Augmentation of Access, and Twelve-Month Extension of the Current Arrangement - Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Côte d'Ivoire »

Volume/Issue: 2014/358

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 2015

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484349199.002

ISBN: 9781484349199

All end-June performance criteria and indicative targets under the ECF arrangement were met, and all structural benchmarks were completed, albeit with minor delays. However, there was a nonobservance of the continu...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Augmentation of Access, and Twelve-Month Extension of the Current Arrangement

Côte d'Ivoire : Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Augmentation of Access, and Twelve-Month Extension of the Current Arrangement »

Volume/Issue: 2014/358

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498349741.002

ISBN: 9781498349741

Keywords: debt, monetary fund, market, investment, external debt

All end-June performance criteria and indicative targets under the ECF arrangement were met, and all structural benchmarks were completed, albeit with minor delays. However, there was a nonobservance of the continu...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014: Sub Saharan Africa
			: Staying the Course

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014: Sub Saharan Africa : Staying the Course »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2014

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498386777.086

ISBN: 9781498386777

Growth in much of Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to remain strong, driven by efforts to invest in infrastructure and strong agricultural production. The current Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone i...

Côte D'Ivoire
			: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Requests for Modification of Performance Criteria and Extension of the Current Arrangement

Côte D'Ivoire : Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Requests for Modification of Performance Criteria and Extension of the Current Arrangement »

Volume/Issue: 2014/163

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 June 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498355865.002

ISBN: 9781498355865

Keywords: external debt, public debt, current account, domestic financing

This paper discusses Côte d'Ivoire's Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) and Requests for Modification of Performance Criteria (PC) and Extension of the Current Ar...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014: Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Fostering Inclusive Growth

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014: Sub-Saharan Africa : Fostering Inclusive Growth »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2014

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475578942.086

ISBN: 9781475578942

The five Regional Economic Outlooks published biannually by the IMF cover Asia and Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Western Hemisphere. In each volume, recent econo...

Perspectives économiques régionales, Oct 13
			: Afrique subsaharienne Maintenir le rythme

Perspectives économiques régionales, Oct 13 : Afrique subsaharienne Maintenir le rythme »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484369470.086

ISBN: 9781484369470

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, debt, private capital, portfolio flows, balance of payments, structural reforms, exchange rate pegs, foreign exchange

The October 2013 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa provides a comprehensive report on the prospects for growth in the region, as well as the major risks to the outlook. Generally, growth is expected to...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Côte d'Ivoire : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2013/172

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616359430.002

ISBN: 9781616359430

Keywords: ndp, institutional framework, vaccination

Côte d'Ivoire's government decided on the National Development Plan to give a new impetus to its development policy. This new strategy is based on an ambitious and realistic recovery and development program centere...

Perspectives économiques régionales, Mai 13
			: Afrique subsaharienne Créer une dynamique dans une économie mondiale à plusieurs vitesses

Perspectives économiques régionales, Mai 13 : Afrique subsaharienne Créer une dynamique dans une économie mondiale à plusieurs vitesses »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2013

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484345030.086

ISBN: 9781484345030

Keywords: bond, bonds, sovereign bonds, sovereign bond, exchange rate, public debt, inflation, exchange rate pegs, debt sustainability, debt relief

Growth remained strong in the region in 2012, with regional GDP rates increasing in most countries (excluding Nigeria and South Africa). Projections point to a moderate, broad-based acceleration in growth to around...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Staff Report; Staff Supplements; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Côte d'Ivoire.

Côte d'Ivoire : Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Staff Report; Staff Supplements; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Côte d'Ivoire. »

Volume/Issue: 2012/332

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475552638.002

ISBN: 9781475552638

Keywords: debt relief, external debt, central bank, current account

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...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: Note consultative conjointe sur le rapport d'avancement du document de stratégie de réduction de la prauvreté

Côte d'Ivoire : Note consultative conjointe sur le rapport d'avancement du document de stratégie de réduction de la prauvreté »

Volume/Issue: 2012/184

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): Thomas Dorsey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2012

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475510737.002

ISBN: 9781475510737

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, social services, household survey, pro-poor, basic social services, data availability, data collection, household survey data

En Janvier 2009, le gouvernement de la Côte d'Ivoire a publié son premier document complet de stratégie de réduction de la pauvreté (DSRP), s'étendant sur la période allant de 2009 à 2015. Le DSRP a été discuté par...

Côte d'Ivoire-Initiative renforcée en faveur des pays pauvres très endettés-Document du point d'achèvement et initiative d'allégement de la dette multilatérale; Communiqué de presse
			: Completion Point Document and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative; Press Release

Côte d'Ivoire-Initiative renforcée en faveur des pays pauvres très endettés-Document du point d'achèvement et initiative d'allégement de la dette multilatérale; Communiqué de presse : Completion Point Document and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative; Press Release »

Volume/Issue: 2012/170

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): Thomas Dorsey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2012

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475510690.002

ISBN: 9781475510690

Keywords: debt, external debt, debt relief, creditors, debt service, debt management, debt sustainability, interest, public debt, payments

En avril 2009, les conseils d'administration de l'IDA et du FMI ont convenu que la Côte d'Ivoire avait rempli les conditions pour atteindre le point de décision dans le cadre de l'Initiative en faveur des pays pauv...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Progress Report

Côte d'Ivoire : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2012/183

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475506273.002

ISBN: 9781475506273

Keywords: drinking water, land management, vocational training, social protection, transport services

This paper presents the Poverty Reduction Strategy Implementation Progress Report for Côte d'Ivoire. Since the end of the crisis in April 2011, Côte d'Ivoire has gradually recovered economic activity and social coh...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: Consultations de 2011 au titre de l'article IV et demandes d'accord triennal appuyé par la facilité élargie de crédit et d'assistance intérimaire additionnelle dans le cadre de l'initiative renforcée en faveur des pays pauvres très endettés - Rapport des services du FMI; note d'information au public et communiqué de presse sur les débats du Conseil d'administration; et déclaration de l'Administrateur pour la Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire : Consultations de 2011 au titre de l'article IV et demandes d'accord triennal appuyé par la facilité élargie de crédit et d'assistance intérimaire additionnelle dans le cadre de l'initiative renforcée en faveur des pays pauvres très endettés - Rapport des services du FMI; note d'information au public et communiqué de presse sur les débats du Conseil d'administration; et déclaration de l'Administrateur pour la Côte d'Ivoire »

Volume/Issue: 2011/328

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 November 2011

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463925321.002

ISBN: 9781463925321

Keywords: debt service, debt relief, external debt, public debt, budget support, debt management, domestic financing, central bank, domestic debt, public finances

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...

Update on the Financing of the Fund's Concessional Assistance and Debt Relief to Low-Income Member Countries

Update on the Financing of the Fund's Concessional Assistance and Debt Relief to Low-Income Member Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2011/072

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498338493.007

ISBN: 9781498338493

Keywords: Borrowing agreements, Borrowing by Fund, Concessional aid, Debt relief, Emergency assistance, Executive Board decisions, Forward commitment capacity, Gold sales by Fund, HIPC Initiative, Lapse of time approval

Lower-than-expected demand over the recent past has raised the lending capacity of the PRGT for the years 2012-14. Staff's latest projections suggest PRGT demand in 2011 could be about SDR 1.4 billion, up from SDR...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: Cancellation of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility

Côte d'Ivoire : Cancellation of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility »

Volume/Issue: 2011/194

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462342563.002

ISBN: 9781462342563

Keywords: debt service, budget support, external debt, central bank, debt relief

The prolonged crisis and violent conflict led to considerable destruction of private and public property, loss of life, and many refugees and internally displaced persons. Dealing with the shocks and aftermath of t...

Export Tax and Pricing Power
			: Two Hypotheses on the Cocoa Market in Côte d'Ivoire

Export Tax and Pricing Power : Two Hypotheses on the Cocoa Market in Côte d'Ivoire »

Volume/Issue: 2010/269

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455210763.001

ISBN: 9781455210763

Keywords: Low-income countries, imperfect competition, C&;amp;#x00F4;te d&;amp;#x2019;Ivoire, export tax, exporters, export taxes, perfect competition, world price, International Factor Movements and International Business: General, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The paper models export taxation of a primary commodity in a large country under two hypotheses about the structure of its export market. The first is perfect competition among exporters, where there is an indefini...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review:  Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire : Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Côte d'Ivoire »

Volume/Issue: 2010/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455205844.002

ISBN: 9781455205844

Keywords: debt, budget, financial sector, deficit, budget execution

Economic activity strengthened in Côte d'Ivoire in 2009, but it is expected to decelerate. Financial performance under the Extended Credit Facility-supported program was broadly satisfactory. Good progress was made...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative:  Request for Additional Interim Assistance; and Press Release

Côte d'Ivoire : Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative: Request for Additional Interim Assistance; and Press Release »

Volume/Issue: 2010/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455205837.002

ISBN: 9781455205837

Keywords: debt, debt relief, debt service, credit facility

The IMF Executive Board's consideration of Côte d'Ivoire's request for additional interim assistance under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative is discussed. The 2009 fiscal targets under...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: 2009 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review

Côte d'Ivoire : 2009 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review »

Volume/Issue: 2009/326

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 December 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451807967.002

ISBN: 9781451807967

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, external debt, budget execution

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that Côte d'Ivoire has embarked on comprehensive reform policies to address the challenges of enhancing growth and reducing poverty. It adopted a Poverty Reduction Strat...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Côte d'Ivoire : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2009/156

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451807936.002

ISBN: 9781451807936

Keywords: hiv/aids, young people, secondary education, vocational training, health services

This paper discusses key findings of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Côte d'Ivoire. The paper reveals that poverty is more acute in rural areas than in urban areas of Côte d'Ivoire. The increase of...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Côte d'Ivoire : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2009/157

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451807943.002

ISBN: 9781451807943

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, macroeconomic framework

This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Côte d'Ivoire, and discusses poverty trends, the PRSP's strategic pillars, and key outcomes sought, including a sound macroe...

Proposals to Modify the PRGF-HIPC Trust Instrument - Further Considerations

Proposals to Modify the PRGF-HIPC Trust Instrument - Further Considerations »

Volume/Issue: 2007/057

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498333054.007

ISBN: 9781498333054

Keywords: Debt relief, HIPC Initiative, Multilateral debt relief initiative, Poverty reduction, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Trust, Heavily indebted poor countries, Poverty reduction strategy, Debt sustainability, Balance of payments, HIPC

This follow-up paper focuses on the proposed modifications to HIPC Initiative policy as implemented in the Fund, building on the July paper. It also addresses the key policy issues raised by Executive Directors at...

Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative and Exogenous Shocks Facility - Proposed Decisions

Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative and Exogenous Shocks Facility - Proposed Decisions »

Volume/Issue: 2005/087

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498330824.007

ISBN: 9781498330824

Keywords: Debt relief, Exogenous Shocks Facility, Group of eight, HIPC Initiative, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Trust, Heavily indebted poor countries, Interest rates on loans, Financial statements, Freely usable currencies, SDR interest rates

This paper puts forward a package of proposed decisions to implement the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative ('MDRI') and establish the Exogenous Shocks Facility within the PRGF Trust; it also provides a Commentary...

Review of the Fund's Regional Technical Assistance Centers

Review of the Fund's Regional Technical Assistance Centers »

Volume/Issue: 2005/034

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498331470.007

ISBN: 9781498331470

Keywords: Regional Technical Assistance Centers, Technical Assistance, Fiscal sector, Economic policy, Regional economics, Economic reforms, Price indexes, PP, RTAC, functional department

Regional technical assistance centers have become an increasingly important modality for Fund technical assistance. This review is a response to Executive Directors' calls for close monitoring and regular evaluatio...

The West African Monetary Union An Analytical Review

The West African Monetary Union An Analytical Review »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Rattan Bhatia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1985

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351083.084

ISBN: 9781616351083

Keywords: West African Monetary Union, rediscount, monetary fund, central bank, money supply, money market

Until 1984, the West African Monetary Union (WAMU) consisted of six West African countries- Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Niger, Senegal, and Togo. (Mali withdrew from the Union in 1961 and rejoined in 1984; it...