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IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement with the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Approves US$23.8 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement with the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Approves US$23.8 Million Disbursement »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2021/052

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2021

ISBN: 9781513573854

Keywords: COVID-19 , Public debt, Fiscal stance, External debt, Debt service, ISCR, CR, higher-than-anticipated financing, poverty-reducing expenditure, ECF arrangement

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe human, economic, and social impact on Mauritania. The economy is estimated to have contracted by about 2 percent in 2020 and the crisis generated large financing needs. The...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
			: Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Volume/Issue: 2021/052

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513573854.002

ISBN: 9781513573854

Keywords: COVID-19 , Public debt, Fiscal stance, External debt, Debt service, ISCR, CR, higher-than-anticipated financing, poverty-reducing expenditure, ECF arrangement

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe human, economic, and social impact on Mauritania. The economy is estimated to have contracted by about 2 percent in 2020 and the crisis generated large financing needs. The...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Sixth Review Under The Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Sixth Review Under The Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2021/052

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2021

ISBN: 9781513573854

Keywords: COVID-19 , Public debt, Fiscal stance, External debt, Debt service, ISCR, CR, higher-than-anticipated financing, poverty-reducing expenditure, ECF arrangement

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe human, economic, and social impact on Mauritania. The economy is estimated to have contracted by about 2 percent in 2020 and the crisis generated large financing needs. The...

Statement by Mr. Andrianarivelo, Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, and Mr. Sidi Bouna, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director March 3, 2021

Statement by Mr. Andrianarivelo, Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, and Mr. Sidi Bouna, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director March 3, 2021 »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2021/052

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2021

ISBN: 9781513573854

Keywords: COVID-19 , Public debt, Fiscal stance, External debt, Debt service, ISCR, CR, higher-than-anticipated financing, poverty-reducing expenditure, ECF arrangement

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe human, economic, and social impact on Mauritania. The economy is estimated to have contracted by about 2 percent in 2020 and the crisis generated large financing needs. The...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
			: Request for an Extension of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Staff Report

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Request for an Extension of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2020/315

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513563732.002

ISBN: 9781513563732

The authorities have requested a three-month extension of the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement set to expire on December 5, 2020. The three-year arrangement was approved by the Executive Board on December...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Request for An Extension of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Staff Report

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Request for An Extension of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Staff Report »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Request for an Extension of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2020/315

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2020

ISBN: 9781513563732

The authorities have requested a three-month extension of the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement set to expire on December 5, 2020. The three-year arrangement was approved by the Executive Board on December...

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Approves Augmentation and US$52 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Approves Augmentation and US$52 Million Disbursement »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Augmentation of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 192020/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513556932

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impose severe social and economic hardships in Mauritania, with a sharp contraction of output expected in 2020. The authorities have responded swiftly to the shock with measures t...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
			: Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Augmentation of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Augmentation of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Volume/Issue: 192020/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513556932.002

ISBN: 9781513556932

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impose severe social and economic hardships in Mauritania, with a sharp contraction of output expected in 2020. The authorities have responded swiftly to the shock with measures t...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Augmentation of Access—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Augmentation of Access—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Augmentation of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 192020/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513556932

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impose severe social and economic hardships in Mauritania, with a sharp contraction of output expected in 2020. The authorities have responded swiftly to the shock with measures t...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Augmentation of Access—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Augmentation of Access—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Augmentation of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 192020/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513556932

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impose severe social and economic hardships in Mauritania, with a sharp contraction of output expected in 2020. The authorities have responded swiftly to the shock with measures t...

Statement by Mohamed-Lemine Raghani, Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, and Mohamed Sidi Bouna, Senior Advisor to Executive Director September 2, 2020

Statement by Mohamed-Lemine Raghani, Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, and Mohamed Sidi Bouna, Senior Advisor to Executive Director September 2, 2020 »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Augmentation of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 192020/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513556932

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impose severe social and economic hardships in Mauritania, with a sharp contraction of output expected in 2020. The authorities have responded swiftly to the shock with measures t...

Déclaration de M. Raghani et de M. Sidi Bouna sur la République islamique de Mauritanie Réunion du conseil d’administration Le 23 avril 2020

Déclaration de M. Raghani et de M. Sidi Bouna sur la République islamique de Mauritanie Réunion du conseil d’administration Le 23 avril 2020 »

Source: République Islamique de Mauritanie : Demande de Décaissement au Titre de da Facilité de Crédit Rapide — Communiqué de Presse; Rapport Des Services du Fmi; et Déclaration De L’administrateur Pour la Mauritanie

Volume/Issue: 2020/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513547930

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Debt sustainability, Social safety nets, Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic conditions, External sector, ISCR, CR, primary balance, RCF

This paper focuses on the Islamic Republic of Mauritania's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. The economic and social impact of the pandemic is rapidly unfolding, with a contraction of output...

République Islamique de Mauritanie
			: Demande de Décaissement au Titre de da Facilité de Crédit Rapide — Communiqué de Presse; Rapport Des Services du Fmi; et Déclaration De L’administrateur Pour la Mauritanie

République Islamique de Mauritanie : Demande de Décaissement au Titre de da Facilité de Crédit Rapide — Communiqué de Presse; Rapport Des Services du Fmi; et Déclaration De L’administrateur Pour la Mauritanie »

Volume/Issue: 2020/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2020

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513547930.002

ISBN: 9781513547930

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Debt sustainability, Social safety nets, Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic conditions, External sector, ISCR, CR, primary balance, RCF

This paper focuses on the Islamic Republic of Mauritania's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. The economic and social impact of the pandemic is rapidly unfolding, with a contraction of output...

Le conseil d’administration du FMI approuve un décaissement de 130 millions de dollars en faveur de la République islamique de Mauritanie pour faire face à la pandémie de COVID-19

Le conseil d’administration du FMI approuve un décaissement de 130 millions de dollars en faveur de la République islamique de Mauritanie pour faire face à la pandémie de COVID-19 »

Source: République Islamique de Mauritanie : Demande de Décaissement au Titre de da Facilité de Crédit Rapide — Communiqué de Presse; Rapport Des Services du Fmi; et Déclaration De L’administrateur Pour la Mauritanie

Volume/Issue: 2020/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513547930

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Debt sustainability, Social safety nets, Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic conditions, External sector, ISCR, CR, primary balance, RCF

This paper focuses on the Islamic Republic of Mauritania's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. The economic and social impact of the pandemic is rapidly unfolding, with a contraction of output...

République Islamique de Mauritanie: Demande de Décaissement au Titre de da Facilité de Crédit Rapide — Communiqué de Presse; Rapport Des Services du Fmi; et Déclaration De L’administrateur Pour la Mauritanie

République Islamique de Mauritanie: Demande de Décaissement au Titre de da Facilité de Crédit Rapide — Communiqué de Presse; Rapport Des Services du Fmi; et Déclaration De L’administrateur Pour la Mauritanie »

Source: République Islamique de Mauritanie : Demande de Décaissement au Titre de da Facilité de Crédit Rapide — Communiqué de Presse; Rapport Des Services du Fmi; et Déclaration De L’administrateur Pour la Mauritanie

Volume/Issue: 2020/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513547930

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Debt sustainability, Social safety nets, Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic conditions, External sector, ISCR, CR, primary balance, RCF

This paper focuses on the Islamic Republic of Mauritania's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. The economic and social impact of the pandemic is rapidly unfolding, with a contraction of output...

République Islamique de Mauritanie : Demande de Decaissement au Titre de la Facilite de Credit Rapide — Analyse de Viabilite de la Dette

République Islamique de Mauritanie : Demande de Decaissement au Titre de la Facilite de Credit Rapide — Analyse de Viabilite de la Dette »

Source: République Islamique de Mauritanie : Demande de Décaissement au Titre de da Facilité de Crédit Rapide — Communiqué de Presse; Rapport Des Services du Fmi; et Déclaration De L’administrateur Pour la Mauritanie

Volume/Issue: 2020/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513547930

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Debt sustainability, Social safety nets, Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic conditions, External sector, ISCR, CR, primary balance, RCF

This paper focuses on the Islamic Republic of Mauritania's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. The economic and social impact of the pandemic is rapidly unfolding, with a contraction of output...

IMF Executive Board Approves a US$130 Million Disbursement to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania to address the COVID-19 Pandemic

IMF Executive Board Approves a US$130 Million Disbursement to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania to address the COVID-19 Pandemic »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2020/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513542485

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Debt sustainability, Social safety nets, Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic conditions, External sector, ISCR, CR, primary balance, RCF

This paper focuses on the Islamic Republic of Mauritania's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. The economic and social impact of the pandemic is rapidly unfolding, with a contraction of output...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
			: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Volume/Issue: 2020/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513542485.002

ISBN: 9781513542485

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Debt sustainability, Social safety nets, Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic conditions, External sector, ISCR, CR, primary balance, RCF

This paper focuses on the Islamic Republic of Mauritania's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. The economic and social impact of the pandemic is rapidly unfolding, with a contraction of output...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2020/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513542485

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Debt sustainability, Social safety nets, Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic conditions, External sector, ISCR, CR, primary balance, RCF

This paper focuses on the Islamic Republic of Mauritania's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. The economic and social impact of the pandemic is rapidly unfolding, with a contraction of output...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2020/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513542485

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Debt sustainability, Social safety nets, Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic conditions, External sector, ISCR, CR, primary balance, RCF

This paper focuses on the Islamic Republic of Mauritania's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. The economic and social impact of the pandemic is rapidly unfolding, with a contraction of output...

Statement by Mr. Raghani, Executive Director and Mr. Sidi Bouna, Senior Advisor for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania April 23, 2020

Statement by Mr. Raghani, Executive Director and Mr. Sidi Bouna, Senior Advisor for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania April 23, 2020 »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2020/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513542485

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Debt sustainability, Social safety nets, Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic conditions, External sector, ISCR, CR, primary balance, RCF

This paper focuses on the Islamic Republic of Mauritania's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. The economic and social impact of the pandemic is rapidly unfolding, with a contraction of output...

IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review of the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility with the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review of the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility with the Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2019/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498317542

Keywords: Central banks, Development, Credit, Fiscal policy, Expenditures, Mauritanian authority, percent of GDP, official reserve, Proj, BCM

This paper discusses Islamic Republic of Mauritania's Third Review of Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility. The program aims at entrenching macroeconomic stability, supporting inclusive and job creating g...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
			: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Volume/Issue: 2019/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498317542.002

ISBN: 9781498317542

Keywords: Central banks, Development, Credit, Fiscal policy, Expenditures, Mauritanian authority, percent of GDP, official reserve, Proj, BCM

This paper discusses Islamic Republic of Mauritania's Third Review of Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility. The program aims at entrenching macroeconomic stability, supporting inclusive and job creating g...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Debt Sustainability Analysis Update

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Debt Sustainability Analysis Update »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2019/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498317542

Keywords: Central banks, Development, Credit, Fiscal policy, Expenditures, Mauritanian authority, percent of GDP, official reserve, Proj, BCM

This paper discusses Islamic Republic of Mauritania's Third Review of Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility. The program aims at entrenching macroeconomic stability, supporting inclusive and job creating g...

Islamic Republic Of Mauritania: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic Of Mauritania: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2019/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498317542

Keywords: Central banks, Development, Credit, Fiscal policy, Expenditures, Mauritanian authority, percent of GDP, official reserve, Proj, BCM

This paper discusses Islamic Republic of Mauritania's Third Review of Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility. The program aims at entrenching macroeconomic stability, supporting inclusive and job creating g...

Statement by Mr. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani, Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, and Mr. Mohamed Sidi Bouna, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director Monday, May 20, 2019

Statement by Mr. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani, Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, and Mr. Mohamed Sidi Bouna, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director Monday, May 20, 2019 »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2019/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498317542

Keywords: Central banks, Development, Credit, Fiscal policy, Expenditures, Mauritanian authority, percent of GDP, official reserve, Proj, BCM

This paper discusses Islamic Republic of Mauritania's Third Review of Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility. The program aims at entrenching macroeconomic stability, supporting inclusive and job creating g...

Economic Integration in the Maghreb

Economic Integration in the Maghreb »

Source: Economic Integration in the Maghreb : An Untapped Source of Growth

Volume/Issue: 2019/1

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jean-Francois Dauphin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484378373

Keywords: Economic development, Tunisia, Economic integration, Morocco, North Africa, Algeria, Maghreb, Mauritania, Middle East, Maghreb; Economic Integration; Economic Development; North Africa

Individual countries of the Maghreb have achieved substantial progress on trade, but, as a region they remain the least integrated in the world. The share of intraregional trade is less than 5 percent of their tota...

Economic Integration in the Maghreb
			: An Untapped Source of Growth

Economic Integration in the Maghreb : An Untapped Source of Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2019/1

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jean-Francois Dauphin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484378373.087

ISBN: 9781484378373

Keywords: Economic development, Tunisia, Economic integration, Morocco, North Africa, Algeria, Maghreb, Mauritania, Middle East, Maghreb; Economic Integration; Economic Development; North Africa

Individual countries of the Maghreb have achieved substantial progress on trade, but, as a region they remain the least integrated in the world. The share of intraregional trade is less than 5 percent of their tota...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
			: Technical Assistance Report-Report on the External Sector Statistics Technical Assistance Mission (March 19-30, 2018)

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Technical Assistance Report-Report on the External Sector Statistics Technical Assistance Mission (March 19-30, 2018) »

Volume/Issue: 2018/356

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484388709.002

ISBN: 9781484388709

Keywords: Middle East, Mauritania

With the support of the IMF's Middle East and Central Asia Department (MCD), and at the request of the Central Bank of Mauritania (BCM), the IMF's Statistics Department (STA) mission visited Nouakchott from March 1...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Technical Assistance Report-Report on the External Sector Statistics Technical Assistance Mission (March 19-30, 2018)

Volume/Issue: 2018/356

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484388709

Keywords: Middle East, Mauritania

With the support of the IMF's Middle East and Central Asia Department (MCD), and at the request of the Central Bank of Mauritania (BCM), the IMF's Statistics Department (STA) mission visited Nouakchott from March 1...

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?1

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?1 »

Source: 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

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...

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...

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review of the Extended Credit Facility with the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review of the Extended Credit Facility with the Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2018/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484389980

Keywords: Mauritania, Middle East

Program implementation has been satisfactory. Macroeconomic stability has been maintained, external debt has been stabilized, and several reforms have been launched to modernize economic institutions and the policy...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
			: Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Volume/Issue: 2018/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484389980.002

ISBN: 9781484389980

Keywords: Mauritania, Middle East

Program implementation has been satisfactory. Macroeconomic stability has been maintained, external debt has been stabilized, and several reforms have been launched to modernize economic institutions and the policy...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2018/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484389980

Keywords: Mauritania, Middle East

Program implementation has been satisfactory. Macroeconomic stability has been maintained, external debt has been stabilized, and several reforms have been launched to modernize economic institutions and the policy...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2018/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484389980

Keywords: Mauritania, Middle East

Program implementation has been satisfactory. Macroeconomic stability has been maintained, external debt has been stabilized, and several reforms have been launched to modernize economic institutions and the policy...

Statement by Mr. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani, Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, and Mr. Mohamed Sidi Bouna, Senior Advisor to Executive Director

Statement by Mr. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani, Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, and Mr. Mohamed Sidi Bouna, Senior Advisor to Executive Director »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2018/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484389980

Keywords: Mauritania, Middle East

Program implementation has been satisfactory. Macroeconomic stability has been maintained, external debt has been stabilized, and several reforms have been launched to modernize economic institutions and the policy...

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...

Lessons for Effective  Fiscal Decentralization in  Sub-Saharan Africa

Lessons for Effective Fiscal Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: 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

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 »

Source: 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

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...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
			: Economic Development Documents

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Economic Development Documents »

Volume/Issue: 2018/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484358788.002

ISBN: 9781484358788

Keywords: Development plans, Development, Economic growth, Employment, Poverty reduction, Social policy, Fiscal reforms

This Economic Development Document summarizes Mauritania's Strategy for Accelerated Growth and Shared Prosperity (SCAPP) for 2016-30. The first five-year phase of the SCAPP will complete projects under way and lay...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Economic Development Documents

Volume/Issue: 2018/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484358788

Keywords: Development plans, Development, Economic growth, Employment, Poverty reduction, Social policy, Fiscal reforms

This Economic Development Document summarizes Mauritania's Strategy for Accelerated Growth and Shared Prosperity (SCAPP) for 2016-30. The first five-year phase of the SCAPP will complete projects under way and lay...

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review of the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility with the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review of the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility with the Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/137

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484358726

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Commodity prices, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Financial sector, Governance, Corruption, Extended arrangement reviews, Press releases

This paper discusses Mauritania's First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement. The outlook is positive, although considerable challenges remain to achieve high and inclusive growth. Vulnerabil...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
			: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2018/137

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484358726.002

ISBN: 9781484358726

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Commodity prices, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Financial sector, Governance, Corruption, Extended arrangement reviews, Press releases

This paper discusses Mauritania's First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement. The outlook is positive, although considerable challenges remain to achieve high and inclusive growth. Vulnerabil...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/137

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484358726

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Commodity prices, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Financial sector, Governance, Corruption, Extended arrangement reviews, Press releases

This paper discusses Mauritania's First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement. The outlook is positive, although considerable challenges remain to achieve high and inclusive growth. Vulnerabil...

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Edward Gemayel , Lorraine Ocampos , Matteo Ghilardi , and James Aylward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337165.087

ISBN: 9781484337165

Keywords: Growth acceleration, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Republic of, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan

Since 2014, large and persistent external shocks have hit the CCA region, particularly a slump in global commodity prices and slower growth in its key economic partners. Fiscal accommodation, along with currency ad...

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia »

Source: A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Edward Gemayel , Lorraine Ocampos , Matteo Ghilardi , and James Aylward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484337165

Keywords: Growth acceleration, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Republic of, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan

Since 2014, large and persistent external shocks have hit the CCA region, particularly a slump in global commodity prices and slower growth in its key economic partners. Fiscal accommodation, along with currency ad...

Chapter 5. A Way Forward

Chapter 5. A Way Forward »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Rising Challenges The pursuit of multiple goals with public payrolls—often with limited success—has left several countries in the region with high wage bills at a time of heightened...

Chapter 2. Benchmarking and Trends

Chapter 2. Benchmarking and Trends »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Comparison with Global Peers Public wage bills in the MENAP region are higher than in other emerging market and developing economies (Figure 2.1). 1...

Chapter 6. Conclusion

Chapter 6. Conclusion »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Management of public sector wage bills has emerged as an important policy challenge for the region. Reflecting legacies from the past—including the large role of the state—as well as considerable oil wealth...

Chapter 3. Drivers

Chapter 3. Drivers »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Policy Objectives Employment In many areas of the MENAP region, high wage bills reflect the traditional role of the state as the employer of first reso...

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 1. Introduction »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Economic and social challenges have intensified across the Middle East and Central Asia. Despite a stronger global economy, the growth outlook for the region remains subdued (IMF 2017). Weak economic growth...

Chapter 4. Outcomes and Economic Effects

Chapter 4. Outcomes and Economic Effects »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Public Service Delivery Higher wage bills have on average not produced better service delivery, though public services are also affected by other considerations (Figures 4.1 and 4.2)...

Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Volume: 18

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484336731.087

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Analysis of policies for managing public sector wage bills in the Middle East and Central Asia region. While some work has been done recently at the Fund on issues related to government employment and compensation,...

Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Volume: 18

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Analysis of policies for managing public sector wage bills in the Middle East and Central Asia region. While some work has been done recently at the Fund on issues related to government employment and compensation,...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Analysis of policies for managing public sector wage bills in the Middle East and Central Asia region. While some work has been done recently at the Fund on issues related to government employment and compensation,...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$ 163.9 Million Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

IMF Executive Board Approves US$ 163.9 Million Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Three-Year Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2017/369

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484332429

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, External shocks, Debt sustainability, Debt management, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal policy, Extended arrangement reviews, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Mauritania's Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The economic outlook is positive, but debt remains a concern. Near-term prospects are promising-suppo...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
			: Three-Year Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Three-Year Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Volume/Issue: 2017/369

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484332429.002

ISBN: 9781484332429

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, External shocks, Debt sustainability, Debt management, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal policy, Extended arrangement reviews, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Mauritania's Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The economic outlook is positive, but debt remains a concern. Near-term prospects are promising-suppo...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Three-Year Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2017/369

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484332429

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, External shocks, Debt sustainability, Debt management, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal policy, Extended arrangement reviews, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Mauritania's Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The economic outlook is positive, but debt remains a concern. Near-term prospects are promising-suppo...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Three-Year Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2017/369

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484332429

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, External shocks, Debt sustainability, Debt management, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal policy, Extended arrangement reviews, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Mauritania's Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The economic outlook is positive, but debt remains a concern. Near-term prospects are promising-suppo...

Statement by Mr. Daouda Sembene, Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Mr. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani, Alternate Executive Director, and Mr. Sidi Bouna, Senior Advisor to Executive Director December 6, 2017

Statement by Mr. Daouda Sembene, Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Mr. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani, Alternate Executive Director, and Mr. Sidi Bouna, Senior Advisor to Executive Director December 6, 2017 »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Three-Year Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2017/369

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484332429

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, External shocks, Debt sustainability, Debt management, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal policy, Extended arrangement reviews, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Mauritania's Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The economic outlook is positive, but debt remains a concern. Near-term prospects are promising-suppo...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2017/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484324660

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Public debt, Debt management, Flexible exchange rates, Financial stability, Banking systems, Executive Board decisions

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights a continued challenging external environment for Mauritania, with low and volatile metal prices. A steep decline in iron ore prices in 2014-15 took away half of exports,...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Volume/Issue: 2017/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484324660.002

ISBN: 9781484324660

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Public debt, Debt management, Flexible exchange rates, Financial stability, Banking systems, Executive Board decisions

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights a continued challenging external environment for Mauritania, with low and volatile metal prices. A steep decline in iron ore prices in 2014-15 took away half of exports,...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: 2017 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: 2017 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2017/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484324660

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Public debt, Debt management, Flexible exchange rates, Financial stability, Banking systems, Executive Board decisions

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights a continued challenging external environment for Mauritania, with low and volatile metal prices. A steep decline in iron ore prices in 2014-15 took away half of exports,...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2017/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484324660

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Public debt, Debt management, Flexible exchange rates, Financial stability, Banking systems, Executive Board decisions

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights a continued challenging external environment for Mauritania, with low and volatile metal prices. A steep decline in iron ore prices in 2014-15 took away half of exports,...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2017/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484324660

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Public debt, Debt management, Flexible exchange rates, Financial stability, Banking systems, Executive Board decisions

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights a continued challenging external environment for Mauritania, with low and volatile metal prices. A steep decline in iron ore prices in 2014-15 took away half of exports,...

Statement by Mr. Daouda Sembene, Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Mr. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani, Alternate Executive Director, and Mr. Mohamed Sidi Bouna, Senior Advisor to Executive Director July 28, 2017

Statement by Mr. Daouda Sembene, Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Mr. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani, Alternate Executive Director, and Mr. Mohamed Sidi Bouna, Senior Advisor to Executive Director July 28, 2017 »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2017/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484324660

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Public debt, Debt management, Flexible exchange rates, Financial stability, Banking systems, Executive Board decisions

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights a continued challenging external environment for Mauritania, with low and volatile metal prices. A steep decline in iron ore prices in 2014-15 took away half of exports,...

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...

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

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

Source: 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

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 »

Source: 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

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...

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....

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: 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

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....

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: 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

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...

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...

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts »

Source: 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

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...

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...

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

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

Source: 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

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...

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...

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth »

Source: 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

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...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Islamic Republic of Mauritania

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2016/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484346303

Keywords: debt, revenues, exchange, reserves, deficit

This paper discusses the impact of the global economic slump on the Mauritanian economy, which faces a significant negative terms-of-trade shock that is more persistent than initially envisaged. The impact of the i...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Volume/Issue: 2016/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484346303.002

ISBN: 9781484346303

Keywords: debt, revenues, exchange, reserves, deficit

This paper discusses the impact of the global economic slump on the Mauritanian economy, which faces a significant negative terms-of-trade shock that is more persistent than initially envisaged. The impact of the i...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2016/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484346303

Keywords: debt, revenues, exchange, reserves, deficit

This paper discusses the impact of the global economic slump on the Mauritanian economy, which faces a significant negative terms-of-trade shock that is more persistent than initially envisaged. The impact of the i...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2016/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484346303

Keywords: debt, revenues, exchange, reserves, deficit

This paper discusses the impact of the global economic slump on the Mauritanian economy, which faces a significant negative terms-of-trade shock that is more persistent than initially envisaged. The impact of the i...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2016/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484346303

Keywords: debt, revenues, exchange, reserves, deficit

This paper discusses the impact of the global economic slump on the Mauritanian economy, which faces a significant negative terms-of-trade shock that is more persistent than initially envisaged. The impact of the i...

Statement by Mr. Ngueto Tiraina Yambaye, Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania, and Mr. Mohamed Sidi Bouna, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, April 25, 2016

Statement by Mr. Ngueto Tiraina Yambaye, Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Mauritania, and Mr. Mohamed Sidi Bouna, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, April 25, 2016 »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Volume/Issue: 2016/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484346303

Keywords: debt, revenues, exchange, reserves, deficit

This paper discusses the impact of the global economic slump on the Mauritanian economy, which faces a significant negative terms-of-trade shock that is more persistent than initially envisaged. The impact of the i...

West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
			: Selected Issues

West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475550009.002

ISBN: 9781475550009

Keywords: investment, public investment, public, infrastructure, per

This paper presents stylized facts on the quantitative and qualitative infrastructure gap in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), estimates the efficiency of public investment, and recommends how t...

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2016

ISBN: 9781475550009

Keywords: investment, public investment, public, infrastructure, per

This paper presents stylized facts on the quantitative and qualitative infrastructure gap in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), estimates the efficiency of public investment, and recommends how t...

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2016

ISBN: 9781475550009

Keywords: investment, public investment, public, infrastructure, per

This paper presents stylized facts on the quantitative and qualitative infrastructure gap in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), estimates the efficiency of public investment, and recommends how t...

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2016

ISBN: 9781475550009

Keywords: investment, public investment, public, infrastructure, per

This paper presents stylized facts on the quantitative and qualitative infrastructure gap in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), estimates the efficiency of public investment, and recommends how t...

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2016

ISBN: 9781475550009

Keywords: investment, public investment, public, infrastructure, per

This paper presents stylized facts on the quantitative and qualitative infrastructure gap in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), estimates the efficiency of public investment, and recommends how t...

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2016

ISBN: 9781475550009

Keywords: investment, public investment, public, infrastructure, per

This paper presents stylized facts on the quantitative and qualitative infrastructure gap in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), estimates the efficiency of public investment, and recommends how t...

Mali
			: Technical Assistance Report-Mining Taxation: Modeling of Five Mining Operations

Mali : Technical Assistance Report-Mining Taxation: Modeling of Five Mining Operations »

Volume/Issue: 2016/84

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513597263.002

ISBN: 9781513597263

Keywords: tax, revenue, income tax, income, technical assistance

This paper discusses Malian mining taxation. Mali's industrial mining sector is predominantly gold mining, with six industrial mines currently active. Most of the mines are old, but some have substantial reserves;...

Mali

Mali »

Source: Mali : Technical Assistance Report-Mining Taxation: Modeling of Five Mining Operations

Volume/Issue: 2016/84

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513597263

Keywords: tax, revenue, income tax, income, technical assistance

This paper discusses Malian mining taxation. Mali's industrial mining sector is predominantly gold mining, with six industrial mines currently active. Most of the mines are old, but some have substantial reserves;...

Natural Resource Booms in the Modern Era
			: Is the curse still alive?

Natural Resource Booms in the Modern Era : Is the curse still alive? »

Volume/Issue: 2015/237

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Warner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513507224.001

ISBN: 9781513507224

Keywords: Resource Booms, gdp, economy, investment, capital, value, Infrastructures, All Countries,

The global boom in hydrocarbon, metal and mineral prices since the year 2000 created huge economic rents - rents which, once invested, were widely expected to promote productivity growth in other parts of the boomi...

Natural Resource Booms in the Modern Era

Natural Resource Booms in the Modern Era »

Source: Natural Resource Booms in the Modern Era : Is the curse still alive?

Volume/Issue: 2015/237

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Warner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513507224

Keywords: Resource Booms, gdp, economy, investment, capital, value, Infrastructures, All Countries,

The global boom in hydrocarbon, metal and mineral prices since the year 2000 created huge economic rents - rents which, once invested, were widely expected to promote productivity growth in other parts of the boomi...

Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa

Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa »

Source: Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa

Volume/Issue: 2015/16

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Mario Mansour , Pritha Mitra , Carlo Sdralevich , and Andrew Jewell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 2015

Language: Arabic

ISBN: 9781513552255

Keywords: Resource Revenues, Excise, Value-Added Tax, Equity, tax, taxes, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement, International Relations and International Political Economy: Other

Fairness - and what governments can do about it - is at the forefront of economic and social debate all over the world. In MENA, this has been at the core of recent political transitions but has not been adequately...

Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa

Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2015/16

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Mario Mansour , Pritha Mitra , Carlo Sdralevich , and Andrew Jewell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 2015

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513552255.006

ISBN: 9781513552255

Keywords: Resource Revenues, Excise, Value-Added Tax, Equity, tax, taxes, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement, International Relations and International Political Economy: Other

Fairness - and what governments can do about it - is at the forefront of economic and social debate all over the world. In MENA, this has been at the core of recent political transitions but has not been adequately...