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Niger
			: Selected Issues

Niger : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2019/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 2019

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513513577.002

ISBN: 9781513513577

Keywords: Real sector, Tax evasion, Money laundering, Civil society, Revenue administration, SOEs, WAEMU, anti-corruption, AML, CFT

Selected Issues...

Niger
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation, Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Extension and Rephasing of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

Niger : 2019 Article IV Consultation, Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Extension and Rephasing of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2019/239

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 2019

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513513430.002

ISBN: 9781513513430

Keywords: External sector, Public financial management, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Development, arrears, payment arrears, percent of GDP, SOEs, BCEAO

Niger faces daunting development challenges, aggravated by terrorist incursions, low uranium export prices, and climate change. Nonetheless, GDP growth picked up to 6.5 percent last year- and should average above...

Niger
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation, Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Extension and Rephasing of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

Niger : 2019 Article IV Consultation, Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Extension and Rephasing of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2019/239

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513508191.002

ISBN: 9781513508191

Keywords: External sector, Public financial management, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Development, arrears, payment arrears, percent of GDP, SOEs, BCEAO

Niger faces daunting development challenges, aggravated by terrorist incursions, low uranium export prices, and climate change. Nonetheless, GDP growth picked up to 6.5 percent last year- and should average above...

Niger
			: Selected Issues

Niger : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2019/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513508245.002

ISBN: 9781513508245

Keywords: Real sector, Tax evasion, Money laundering, Civil society, Revenue administration, SOEs, WAEMU, anti-corruption, AML, CFT

Selected Issues...

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...

Niger
			: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Request for Augmentation of Access-Press Release; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

Niger : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Request for Augmentation of Access-Press Release; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2018/372

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484391433.002

ISBN: 9781484391433

Niger faces daunting development challenges, aggravated by terrorist incursions, low uranium export prices, and climate change. Nonetheless, GDP grew by a respectable 5 percent in the past two years. It should aver...

Niger
			: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Request for Augmentation of Access-Press Release; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

Niger : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Request for Augmentation of Access-Press Release; Staff Statement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2018/372

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2018

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484391518.002

ISBN: 9781484391518

Niger faces daunting development challenges, aggravated by terrorist incursions, low uranium export prices, and climate change. Nonetheless, GDP grew by a respectable 5 percent in the past two years. It should aver...

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Exploring Different Channels

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/1

Series: Spillover Notes

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2018

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

ISBN: 9781484367148

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

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

Lessons for Effective  Fiscal Decentralization in  Sub-Saharan Africa

Lessons for Effective Fiscal Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2018/10

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

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

ISBN: 9781484358269

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

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

Public Investment Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Public Investment Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2018/9

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

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

ISBN: 9781484360019

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

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

Niger
			: Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of a Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

Niger : Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of a Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2018/166

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484361030.002

ISBN: 9781484361030

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Niger

This paper discusses Niger's Second Review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement, and Request for Modification of a Performance Criterion (PC). With all PCs met, implementation has been satisfactory,...

Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

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

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

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

Niger
			: First Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report

Niger : First Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/394

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484334447.002

ISBN: 9781484334447

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Niger

With the second lowest Human Development Index and the highest population growth rate in the world, Niger is facing a daunting development agenda. Despite terrorist incursions from abroad and depressed prices for k...

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2017

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

ISBN: 9781484314203

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

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

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2017/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2017

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

ISBN: 9781484314166

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

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

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

ISBN: 9781484305942

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

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

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

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

Volume: 17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

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

ISBN: 9781475583397

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

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

Niger
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

Niger : 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2017/59

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475582871.002

ISBN: 9781475582871

Keywords: Niger, Sub-Saharan Africa

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights Niger's macroeconomic outcomes, which continue to be affected by security and humanitarian shocks, weak commodity prices, and reduced trade flows to neighboring countrie...

Niger
			: Selected Issues

Niger : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/60

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475582888.002

ISBN: 9781475582888

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Niger

This Selected Issues paper assesses the external stability of Niger. Niger's real effective exchange rate has been depreciating recently, echoing fluctuations of the euro against the US dollar. A model-based analys...

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...

Sub-Saharan African Migration
			: Patterns and Spillovers

Sub-Saharan African Migration : Patterns and Spillovers »

Volume/Issue: 2016/09

Series: Spillover Notes

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

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

ISBN: 9781475546668

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

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

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

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

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , Ahmat Jidoud , Monique Newiak , Bozena Radzewicz-Bak , and Misa Takebe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2016

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

ISBN: 9781475532401

Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa...

Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

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

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

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

ISBN: 9781513563541

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

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

Niger
			: Eighth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the ED

Niger : Eighth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the ED »

Volume/Issue: 2016/247

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498379410.002

ISBN: 9781498379410

This paper discusses Niger's Eighth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria (PC) and for Modification of PCs. Niger's medium-term...

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...

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...

West African Economic and Monetary Union
			: Common Policies of Member Countries-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for West African Economic and Monetary Union

West African Economic and Monetary Union : Common Policies of Member Countries-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for West African Economic and Monetary Union »

Volume/Issue: 2016/96

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513535944.002

ISBN: 9781513535944

Keywords: monetary fund, deficit, inflation, monetary policy, investment

This paper discusses recent economic developments, outlook, and risks of West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). Despite the fragile security situation in some member countries and a less favorable extern...

Niger
			: Sixth and seventh Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, Request for Augmentation of Access, and Extension of the Current Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

Niger : Sixth and seventh Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, Request for Augmentation of Access, and Extension of the Current Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2015/342

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513555584.002

ISBN: 9781513555584

Keywords: expenditure, debt, revenue, monetary fund, security

This paper discusses Niger's Sixth and Seventh Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria (PC), Request for Augmentation of Access, and Exte...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015
			: Sub-Saharan Africa

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

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2015

Language: French

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

ISBN: 9781513562490

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

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

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015
			: Sub-Saharan Africa

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

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

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

ISBN: 9781513597331

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

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

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2015
			: Sub-Saharan Africa

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

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2015

Language: French

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

ISBN: 9781475595840

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

West African Economic and Monetary Union
			: Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries

West African Economic and Monetary Union : Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2015/100

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484325261.002

ISBN: 9781484325261

Keywords: monetary fund, deficit, central bank, security

KEY ISSUES Context. The region continued to experience strong growth in 2014, led by the continued economic expansion in Cote d'Ivoire. The outlook is for further strong growth, subject to a range of downward risks...

Niger
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fourth and Fifth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Modification of Performance Criteria

Niger : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fourth and Fifth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Modification of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2015/63

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475586800.002

ISBN: 9781475586800

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Budgets, Natural resources, Debt management, Economic indicators, Extended Credit Facility, Letters of Intent, Debt sustainability analysis, Staff Reports

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Niger's overall macroeconomic performance has been broadly satisfactory. After the economic slowdown in 2013 owing to the regional security situation and adverse cl...

Niger
			: Selected Issues

Niger : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2015/64

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498323789.002

ISBN: 9781498323789

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange, monetary fund, real exchange rate, deficit

This Selected Issues paper presents an external stability assessment on Niger. Niger's current account balance deteriorated in 2013, mostly on account of higher food and capital goods imports. The deficit is expect...

Juego limpio
			: Leyes más equitativas fomentan la participación femenina en la fuerza laboral

Juego limpio : Leyes más equitativas fomentan la participación femenina en la fuerza laboral »

Volume/Issue: 2015/2

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Christian Gonzales , Sonali Jain-Chandra , Kalpana Kochhar , and Monique Newiak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2015

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513573564.006

ISBN: 9781513573564

Keywords: Participación en la fuerza laboral, Mujeres, Igualdad de género,Mercados de trabajo, Reformas del mercado laboral, Aspectos económicos de la familia, Análisis entre países

En este Documento de Análisis del Personal Técnico se estudia el efecto de las restricciones legales basadas en el género y de las políticas públicas y las características demográficas en la participación femenina...

Reforma de los subsidios a la energía
			: Lecciones e implicaciones

Reforma de los subsidios a la energía : Lecciones e implicaciones »

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Stefania Fabrizio , Sanjeev Gupta , Trevor Alleyne , and Carlo Sdralevich

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 November 2014

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484380109.071

ISBN: 9781484380109

Keywords: subsidios a la energía, subsidios, energía

Los subsidios a la energía tienen consecuencias económicas de amplio alcance. A pesar de que tienen por objeto proteger a los consumidores, los subsidios agravan los desequilibrios fiscales, desplazan gastos públic...

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

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

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2014

Language: French

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

ISBN: 9781498386777

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

Niger
			: Second and Third Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and for Extension of the Program Period and Arrangement, Rephasing of Disbursements, and Modification of Performance Criteria

Niger : Second and Third Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and for Extension of the Program Period and Arrangement, Rephasing of Disbursements, and Modification of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2014/168

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498368018.002

ISBN: 9781498368018

Keywords: domestic financing, external debt, debt relief, public debt management

This paper discusses Niger's Second and Third Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and for Extension of the Program Period a...

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

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

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2014

Language: French

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

ISBN: 9781475578942

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

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

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

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

Language: French

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

ISBN: 9781484369470

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

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

Niger
			: Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) Assessment

Niger : Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2013/285

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484348277.002

ISBN: 9781484348277

Keywords: financial management, public financial management, budget review, budget execution, financial management reform

This paper provides details of Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) Assessment report for Niger. The measurement of the public financial management performance indicators shows that progress has b...

Energy Subsidy Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Experiences and Lessons

Energy Subsidy Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa : Experiences and Lessons »

Volume: 12

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Trevor Alleyne , and Mumtaz Hussain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484366547.087

ISBN: 9781484366547

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Electric power, Energy sector, Energy taxes, Oil prices, Fiscal reforms, Gasoline prices, Sub-Saharan Africa, Subsidies, electricity

The reform of energy subsidies is an important but challenging issue for sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. There is a relatively large theoretical and empirical literature on this issue. While this paper relies...

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

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

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2013

Language: French

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

ISBN: 9781484345030

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

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

Niger
			: 2013 First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit facility and Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion-Staff Report; Staff Supplements; and Press Release

Niger : 2013 First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit facility and Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion-Staff Report; Staff Supplements; and Press Release »

Volume/Issue: 2013/104

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484342695.002

ISBN: 9781484342695

Keywords: external debt, domestic financing, balance of payments, debt sustainability, central bank

Economic activity was buoyant in Niger thanks to a new oil project, contributing to a strengthened external account and a rebound in agricultural production. Economic developments, however, remained vulnerable to c...

Niger
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Niger : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2013/106

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484377345.002

ISBN: 9781484377345

Keywords: expenditures, poverty reduction strategy, expenditure, poverty reduction strategy paper, medium-term expenditure frameworks

Niger's new Poverty Reduction Strategy (PDES) represents its overarching reference framework for the government's development agenda. It also proposes changes in policy orientation and institutional arrangements to...

Niger
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Niger : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2013/105

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484315286.002

ISBN: 9781484315286

Keywords: food security, young people, vulnerable groups, social protection, child protection

Niger understands the need to adopt a long-term strategy capable of optimizing natural and human resources to promote sustainable economic and social development and inclusive growth. The government has renewed pla...

West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
			: Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries

West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2013/92

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484368688.002

ISBN: 9781484368688

Keywords: public debt, debt sustainability, current account, domestic debt, government debt

Military coups that occurred in Guinea-Bissau and Mali caused economic disruption in the WAEMU countries. Regional policies have been in line with the recommendations, and growth is expected to remain robust, risks...

Niger
			: Consultations de 2011 au Titre de L'Article IV

Niger : Consultations de 2011 au Titre de L'Article IV »

Volume/Issue: 2011/357

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2012

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504040.002

ISBN: 9781475504040

Keywords: expenditure, capital expenditure, total expenditure, government revenue, current expenditure, budgetary framework, medium-term fiscal framework, budgetary expenditure, public financial management, government finances

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Niger
			: Request for a New Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility:  Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

Niger : Request for a New Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2012/109

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 May 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503562.002

ISBN: 9781475503562

Keywords: expenditure, external debt, debt service, capital expenditure

Niger's medium-term fiscal policy aims to support the growth strategy by creating fiscal space for increasing development spending while maintaining external debt sustainability. Economic activity in recent years h...

Guinée-Rapport de mise en œuvre de la stratégie de réduction de la pauvreté Rapport d'avancement annuel
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report

Guinée-Rapport de mise en œuvre de la stratégie de réduction de la pauvreté Rapport d'avancement annuel : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2012/61

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2012

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503029.002

ISBN: 9781475503029

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Niger
			: Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement

Niger : Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement »

Volume/Issue: 2011/358

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463927929.002

ISBN: 9781463927929

Keywords: expenditure, capital expenditure, public expenditure, tax revenue, public finance

IMF engagement with Niger since 2005 has remained constructive. IMF-supported programs have contributed to the authorities' goals of macroeconomic stability, growth, and human development progress. Development of N...

Niger
			: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Niger : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2011/357

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463927912.002

ISBN: 9781463927912

Keywords: expenditure, capital expenditure, total expenditure, government revenue

Niger's government has adopted an ambitious development plan, based on the use of oil and mining revenue for public investment in infrastructure, agriculture, health, and education. IMF staff underlined the need to...

Union économique et monétaire ouest-africaine
			: Entretiens avec les institutions régionales-Rapport des services du FMI, annexe d'information, déclaration de l'Administrateur, déclaration des services du FMI et note d'information au public

Union économique et monétaire ouest-africaine : Entretiens avec les institutions régionales-Rapport des services du FMI, annexe d'information, déclaration de l'Administrateur, déclaration des services du FMI et note d'information au public »

Volume/Issue: 2011/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 May 2011

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462399024.002

ISBN: 9781462399024

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, monetary fund, monetary union, price competitiveness, central bank, financial stability, aggregate demand, government securities, terms of trade

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Niger - Assessment Letter for the World Bank and the European Union

Niger - Assessment Letter for the World Bank and the European Union »

Volume/Issue: 2011/006

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498338790.007

ISBN: 9781498338790

Keywords: Assessment letters, Economic growth, Economic indicators, European Union, Financial management, Mining sector, Niger, Oil sector, Political economy, Transparency

Niger's macroeconomic performance in 2010 was strong, mainly reflecting the exceptional 2010-11 harvest. The bumper crop and the completion of the year-long transition to democracy have also brightened the near-ter...

Niger - 2010 Assessment Letter for the European Union and African Development Bank

Niger - 2010 Assessment Letter for the European Union and African Development Bank »

Volume/Issue: 2010/071

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498336987.007

ISBN: 9781498336987

Keywords: African Development Bank, Assessment letters, Budgets, Economic growth, Emergency assistance, European Economic and Monetary Union, External shocks, Financial management, Fiscal policy, Food production

Niger's macroeconomic performance and policies through end-January 2010 were assessed in the IMF Country Report No. 10/146, issued following the completion of the third program review under the arrangement under th...

Niger
			: Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility:  Staff Report; Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

Niger : Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility: Staff Report; Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2010/146

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455205592.002

ISBN: 9781455205592

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, debt relief, budget support

This paper discusses key findings of the Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Niger. Program implementation to date is satisfactory and all quantitative performance criteria at end-June 2009 we...

A Framework to Assess the Effectiveness of IMF Technical Assistance in National Accounts

A Framework to Assess the Effectiveness of IMF Technical Assistance in National Accounts »

Volume/Issue: 2009/269

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gonzalo Pastor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874143.001

ISBN: 9781451874143

Keywords: National accounts data &;amp;#x0026; methodology, technical assistance effectiveness, technical assistance evaluation, national accounts, national accounts data, country teams, data collection, data sources, Methodology,

This paper analyzes the effectiveness of technical assistance provided by AFRITAC West (AFW) in the area of national accounts using the Fund's Technical Assistance Information Management System (TAIMS). The challen...

Niger
			: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria:  Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion

Niger : Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion »

Volume/Issue: 2009/172

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 June 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828849.002

ISBN: 9781451828849

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

Niger's GDP growth is projected to decline in 2009 to 3 percent from 9.5 percent in 2008 when agricultural production reached a record level. The staff report highlights Niger's second review under the Poverty Redu...

The Macroeconomic Impact of Scaled-Up Aid
			: The Case of Niger

The Macroeconomic Impact of Scaled-Up Aid : The Case of Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2009/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emilio Sacerdoti , Gonzalo Salinas , and Abdikarim Farah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871838.001

ISBN: 9781451871838

Keywords: growth, exchange rate, real exchange rate, gdp growth, tfp,

We develop a simple macroeconomic model that assesses the effects of higher foreign aid on output growth and other macroeconomic variables, including the real exchange rate. The model is easily tractable and requir...

Niger
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Niger : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2009/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 February 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828832.002

ISBN: 9781451828832

Keywords: Aid flows, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Cross country analysis, Exports, Economic models, Global competitiveness, Selected issues, Real effective exchange rates, Purchasing power parity

This Selected Issues Paper and Statistical Appendix for Niger are discussed. The Nigerien economic outlook has been improving since 1999. After a long period of decline in per capita income, growth accelerated thro...

Niger
			: 2008 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waivers and Modification of Performance Criteria:  Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

Niger : 2008 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waivers and Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2009/59

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828825.002

ISBN: 9781451828825

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, deficit, balance of payments

The staff report for Niger's 2008 Article IV Consultation, first review under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and request for Waivers and Modification of Performance Crit...

Benford's Law and Macroeconomic Data Quality

Benford's Law and Macroeconomic Data Quality »

Volume/Issue: 2009/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , and Gonzalo Pastor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871579.001

ISBN: 9781451871579

Keywords: Benford&;amp;#x2019;s law, first-digit phenomenon, data quality, data errors, data dissemination ROSC, statistics, observations, goodness of fit, survey,

This paper examines the usefulness of testing the conformity of macroeconomic data with Benford's law as indicator of data quality. Most of the macroeconomic data series tested conform with Benford's law. However,...

Niger
			: Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Request for a New Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility:  Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

Niger : Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Request for a New Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2008/211

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828818.002

ISBN: 9781451828818

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, deficit, debt relief

This paper examines Niger's sixth review under the three-year arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). A successor PRGF-supported program would support the authorities' efforts to move to...

FMI Bulletin Vol.37, No.6 Juin 2008

FMI Bulletin Vol.37, No.6 Juin 2008 »

Volume/Issue: 37/6

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2008

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451976083.023

ISBN: 9781451976083

Keywords: food prices, food security, food shortage, food production, food crisis, global food, food imports, school feeding programs, world food program, hunger

Le FMI aide les pays à faire face à la crise alimentaire; Risques d'inflation; Mark Plant, FMI et crise alimentaire; Perspectives du Moyen-Orient; Résistance des pays émergents; Le retour de la Côte d'Ivoire; Réfor...

Niger
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Niger : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2008/167

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828801.002

ISBN: 9781451828801

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, pro-poor, poverty reduction strategy paper, vulnerable groups

This Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) reviews the Second Accelerated Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (SDARP) of Niger, which provides a framework for implementing the government's growth and poverty redu...

Niger
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Niger : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2008/149

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828795.002

ISBN: 9781451828795

Keywords: child protection, population growth, child mortality, child labour, social services

The Government of the Republic of Niger has implemented the Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS), which describes the country's macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction....

FMI Bulletin Vol.37, No.2 Février 2008

FMI Bulletin Vol.37, No.2 Février 2008 »

Volume/Issue: 37/2

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2008

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451975857.023

ISBN: 9781451975857

Keywords: inflation, financial market, monetary fund, equity markets, bond, monetary policy, emerging market bond, central bank, bond issuance, financial markets

Le FMI prévoit un ralentissement de la croissance mondiale; Le FMI intensifie ses travaux sur les retombées des «subprimes» L'Afrique subsaharienne attire les investisseurs; Nouvelles mesures des risques; Banques c...

Niger
			: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Requests for Waiver, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Extension of the Arrangement-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release of the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

Niger : Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Requests for Waiver, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Extension of the Arrangement-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release of the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2007/388

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828788.002

ISBN: 9781451828788

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, deficit, Staff Report,

This paper discusses key findings of the Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) for Niger. Growth prospects for 2007 are favorable, particularly because of strong agricultural productio...

Estimation of Equilibrium Exchange Rates in the WAEMU
			: A Robustness Analysis

Estimation of Equilibrium Exchange Rates in the WAEMU : A Robustness Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2007/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magnus Saxegaard , Stéphane Roudet , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867589.001

ISBN: 9781451867589

Keywords: Equilibrium real exchange rate, FEER, cointegration, panel, WAEMU, exchange rate, statistic, equation, Equilibrium Real Exghange Rate,

Using the FEER approach we investigate the long-run equilibrium paths of the real effective exchange rates (REERs) of countries in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). In an attempt to address econ...

Niger
			: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria:  Staff Report; Staff Statement and Supplements; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

Niger : Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Staff Statement and Supplements; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2007/261

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828771.002

ISBN: 9781451828771

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, interest

Niger's Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria are examined. Economic growth in 2006 has been satisfactory at 4.8 percent, owin...

Niger
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  2004 and 2005 Annual Progress Reports:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Niger : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: 2004 and 2005 Annual Progress Reports: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2007/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828764.002

ISBN: 9781451828764

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, fiscal deficit, poverty reduction strategy paper, budget execution, budget law

This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) 2004 and 2005 Annual Progress Reports for Niger. Overall, progress in the implementation of the PRSP in 2004 and 2005 was broadl...

Niger
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  2004 Status Report

Niger : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: 2004 Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2007/15

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828740.002

ISBN: 9781451828740

Keywords: expenditure, capital expenditure, per, decentralization, budget execution

This paper discusses key findings of the 2004 Status Report on Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Niger. The report assesses economic and financial performance, as well as progress in implementing sectoral...

Niger
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  2005 Status Report

Niger : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: 2005 Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2007/16

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828757.002

ISBN: 9781451828757

Keywords: expenditure, debt, public expenditure, mtef

This paper discusses key findings of the 2005 Status Report on Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) on Niger. The report is based on an assessment of economic and financial performance and sectoral policy and st...

Niger
			: Staff Report for the 2006 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under the Three- Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver and Modifications of Performance Criteria

Niger : Staff Report for the 2006 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under the Three- Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver and Modifications of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2007/13

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828726.002

ISBN: 9781451828726

Keywords: debt, budget, debt relief, external debt, interest

This paper discusses key findings of the 2006 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility for Niger. Macroeconomic performance and policy implementation have been broadl...

Niger
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Niger : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2007/14

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828733.002

ISBN: 9781451828733

Keywords: financial institutions, interest, financial system, financial services

This Selected Issues paper underlies the financial sector developments in Niger. The paper presents an overview of the financial sector of Niger and discusses the recent banking developments. It analyzes the recent...

Economic Growth and Total Factor Productivity in Niger

Economic Growth and Total Factor Productivity in Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2006/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Claude Nachega , and Thomson Fontaine

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864687.001

ISBN: 9781451864687

Keywords: sources of growth, cointegration, tfp, growth rate, equation, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper investigates empirically the sources of aggregate output growth and the determinants of total factor productivity (TFP) in Niger between 1963 and 2003. A growth accounting analysis indicates that the ero...

Financial Integration in the West African Economic and Monetary Union

Financial Integration in the West African Economic and Monetary Union »

Volume/Issue: 2006/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864748.001

ISBN: 9781451864748

Keywords: BCEAO, Sigma- and Beta- Convergence, WAEMU, banking, capital market, excess liquidity, banking system, capital markets, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This study assesses the degree of financial integration in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). The structure of the financial sector and its institutional arrangements indicate that financial inte...

Niger
			: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria

Niger : Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2006/258

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828719.002

ISBN: 9781451828719

Keywords: debt, budget, interest

This study focused on the macroeconomic framework, food security needs, implementation of priority investment projects, and domestic petroleum pricing policy. The new fiscal program contains a number of new measure...

Output Drops and the Shocks That Matter

Output Drops and the Shocks That Matter »

Volume/Issue: 2006/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , and Torbjorn Becker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864328.001

ISBN: 9781451864328

Keywords: Growth, output collapse, volatility, crises, terms of trade, debt crises, currency crises, Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics: General, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General

Output drops are usually associated with major disruption for the residents of affected countries, both directly and often through ensuing, prolonged growth slowdowns. Using a century of data, we document that outp...

Do Debt-Service Savings and Grants Boost Social Expenditures?

Do Debt-Service Savings and Grants Boost Social Expenditures? »

Volume/Issue: 2006/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864403.001

ISBN: 9781451864403

Keywords: social expenditures, expenditures, debt-service, budget balance, expenditure, International Lending and Debt Problems, National Government Expenditures and Health, National Government Expenditures and Education,

This paper evaluates whether debt relief and grants can boost social expenditures in lowincome countries. It finds that declines in debt-service help raise social expenditures, but no relationship between grants an...

Niger
			: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Data Module, Response by the Authorities, Detailed Assessments Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework (DQAF)

Niger : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Data Module, Response by the Authorities, Detailed Assessments Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework (DQAF) »

Volume/Issue: 2006/236

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828702.002

ISBN: 9781451828702

Keywords: balance of payments, debt, government finance

Niger's overall macroeconomic statistics is a picture of contrasts. Establishing the National Statistical Institute (INS) and giving it a clear and precise mandate is a step in the right direction. Accuracy and rel...

Niger
			: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Augmentation of Access-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

Niger : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Augmentation of Access-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2006/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828696.002

ISBN: 9781451828696

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, deficit

Niger's First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Augmentation of Access are discussed. The sharp rise in food prices pushed...

Ieo Evaluation Report IMF Technical Assistance 2005

Ieo Evaluation Report IMF Technical Assistance 2005 »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451964646.017

ISBN: 9781451964646

Keywords: monetary fund, banking, per capita income, civil service, resource allocation

This evaluation examines the technical assistance (TA) provided by the IMF to its member countries. The evaluation is based on desk reviews of a broad sample of countries, analyses of cross-country data on TA, six...

Evaluation of the Technical Assistance Provided by the International Monetary Fund

Evaluation of the Technical Assistance Provided by the International Monetary Fund »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064249.017

ISBN: 9781589064249

Keywords: monetary fund, banking, civil service, per capita income, resource allocation

Technical assistance is one of the key services provided by the IMF to member countries-particularly lower income countries. It covers a wide set of activities, from technical assistance to support IMF policy advic...

Niger
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Niger : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/101

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828689.002

ISBN: 9781451828689

Keywords: expenditure, capital expenditure, public expenditure, mtef, fiscal expenditure

This paper reviews Niger's Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) Paper Progress Report. After more than two years of implementation, the PRS has truly become established as the overall framework for the various sectoral...

Niger
			: Request for Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Niger : Request for Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Volume/Issue: 2005/79

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828672.002

ISBN: 9781451828672

Keywords: debt, budget, financial sector, external debt, public expenditure

This paper focuses on Niger's Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). Authorities' reform program for 2005-07 focuses on fiscal consolidation; public and financi...

Niger
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Niger : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/66

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828665.002

ISBN: 9781451828665

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, primary education, gross enrollment, poverty reduction strategy paper, gross enrollment ratio

This Joint Staff Advisory Note reviews the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report for Niger. The lackluster economic performance in 2004 underscores Niger's vulnerability to exogenous shocks. The progress...

Niger
			: Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation, Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion

Niger : Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation, Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion »

Volume/Issue: 2004/275

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828658.002

ISBN: 9781451828658

Keywords: debt, budget, debt service, article, financial sector

This paper focuses on Niger's 2004 Article IV Consultation, Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion. Niger's ma...

Niger
			: Statistical Annex

Niger : Statistical Annex »

Volume/Issue: 2004/191

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828641.002

ISBN: 9781451828641

Keywords: central bank, monetary fund, public debt, external public debt, money market

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Niger
			: Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Completion Point Document

Niger : Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Completion Point Document »

Volume/Issue: 2004/161

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828603.002

ISBN: 9781451828603

Keywords: debt, debt service, debt relief, budget, interest

This paper assesses Niger's performance in meeting the requirements for reaching the completion point under the enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative. The paper reviews the status of creditor p...

Niger
			: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Modification of Performance Criterion and Extension of Arrangement

Niger : Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Modification of Performance Criterion and Extension of Arrangement »

Volume/Issue: 2004/12

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828566.002

ISBN: 9781451828566

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, deficit, central bank

Niger's sociopolitical environment remains fragile, with a continuation in early 2003 of the social tensions that surfaced in 2002. In the wake of a satisfactory macroeconomic performance in 2002, activity has cont...

Niger
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Niger : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2003/387

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828634.002

ISBN: 9781451828634

Keywords: expenditure, poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, capital expenditure, public expenditure

The first progress report of the government of Niger on the implementation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) covers the period January 2002 to June 2003. The implementation of the PRSP has been broadly...

Niger
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Niger : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2003/384

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 December 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828597.002

ISBN: 9781451828597

Keywords: expenditure, decentralization, expenditures, public finances, budget execution

In the social sectors, encouraging results were obtained in education. The Ten-Year Education Program was finalized, creating a solid basis for the implementation of actions in this sector. According to the most re...

IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 12

IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 12 »

Volume/Issue: 32/12

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451931112.023

ISBN: 9781451931112

Keywords: public sector, debt, international community, civil society, capacity-building

IMF Deputy Managing Director Eduardo Aninat leaves the IMF on July 1 to return to Chile, where he was Finance Minister from 1994–1999. Aninat joined the IMF’s four-member management team in December 1...

Niger
			: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criterion and for Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Niger : Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criterion and for Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2003/110

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828559.002

ISBN: 9781451828559

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, deficit, budget law

This paper assesses Niger's Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF), and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criterion and for Additional Interim Assista...

Niger
			: Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement and Requests for Modification and Waiver of Performance Criteria

Niger : Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement and Requests for Modification and Waiver of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2002/192

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828627.002

ISBN: 9781451828627

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, deficit, central bank

This paper evaluates Niger's Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) Arrangement and Requests for Modification and Waiver of Performance Criteria. Performance under the program at end-De...

Niger
			: Statistical Annex

Niger : Statistical Annex »

Volume/Issue: 2002/34

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828580.002

ISBN: 9781451828580

Keywords: central bank, net foreign assets, commercial banks, current account, public debt

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Niger
			: Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation, the Second Review and Second Annual Program Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, and Request for Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Niger : Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation, the Second Review and Second Annual Program Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, and Request for Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2002/35

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828542.002

ISBN: 9781451828542

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, external debt, balance of payments

This paper evaluates Niger's 2001 Article IV Consultation, the Second Review and Second Annual Program Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) Arrangement, and a Request for Additional Interim Assist...

Niger
			: First Review under the Three-Year Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement

Niger : First Review under the Three-Year Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement »

Volume/Issue: 2001/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828610.002

ISBN: 9781451828610

Keywords: debt, budget, debt relief, deficit, interest

Despite the difficulties of Niger's circumstances, it showed satisfactory performance under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) Arrangement. However, a weakening in program implementation and a reasses...