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Rwanda
			: First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument and Monetary Policy Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Rwanda : First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument and Monetary Policy Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2020/9

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526706.002

ISBN: 9781513526706

Keywords: External sector, Economic indicators, Fiscal sector, Credit, Capital, ISCR, CR, Proj, Prog, PKO

This paper discusses Rwanda's First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI) and Monetary Policy Consultation. Rwanda's macroeconomic performance under the program remains strong. The PCI-supported pro...

Rwanda: First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument and Monetary Policy Consultation—Press Release; and Staff Report

Rwanda: First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument and Monetary Policy Consultation—Press Release; and Staff Report »

Source: Rwanda : First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument and Monetary Policy Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2020/9

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513526706

Keywords: External sector, Economic indicators, Fiscal sector, Credit, Capital, ISCR, CR, Proj, Prog, PKO

This paper discusses Rwanda's First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI) and Monetary Policy Consultation. Rwanda's macroeconomic performance under the program remains strong. The PCI-supported pro...

Rwanda: First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument and Monetary Policy Consultation—Press Release; and Staff Report

Rwanda: First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument and Monetary Policy Consultation—Press Release; and Staff Report »

Source: Rwanda : First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument and Monetary Policy Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2020/9

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513526706

Keywords: External sector, Economic indicators, Fiscal sector, Credit, Capital, ISCR, CR, Proj, Prog, PKO

This paper discusses Rwanda's First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI) and Monetary Policy Consultation. Rwanda's macroeconomic performance under the program remains strong. The PCI-supported pro...

The Spending Challenge for Reaching the SDGs in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons Learned from Benin and Rwanda

The Spending Challenge for Reaching the SDGs in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons Learned from Benin and Rwanda »

Volume/Issue: 2019/270

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Delphine Prady , and Mouhamadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513519913.001

ISBN: 9781513519913

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic policy, Development, Development plans, Sustainable development, Sustainable Development Goals, Fiscal Policy, Sub-Saharan Africa., WP, SSA

This paper documents the additional spending that is required for sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to achieve meaningful progress in SDGs by 2030. Benin and Rwanda are presented in detail through case studies. The main les...

The Spending Challenge for Reaching the SDGs in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons Learned from Benin and Rwanda

The Spending Challenge for Reaching the SDGs in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons Learned from Benin and Rwanda »

Source: The Spending Challenge for Reaching the SDGs in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons Learned from Benin and Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2019/270

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Delphine Prady , and Mouhamadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513519913

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic policy, Development, Development plans, Sustainable development, Sustainable Development Goals, Fiscal Policy, Sub-Saharan Africa., WP, SSA

This paper documents the additional spending that is required for sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to achieve meaningful progress in SDGs by 2030. Benin and Rwanda are presented in detail through case studies. The main les...

IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2019 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Policy Coordination Instrument with Rwanda

IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2019 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Policy Coordination Instrument with Rwanda »

Source: Rwanda : Staff Report for 2019 Article IV Consultation and a Request for a Three-Year Policy Coordination Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2019/211

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498324410

Keywords: Development, Fiscal policy, Central banks, External sector, Expenditures, Proj, NST, percent of GDP, BNR, Rwandan

Rwanda has made considerable progress in sustaining high and inclusive growth and reducing poverty. Despite numerous shocks, macroeconomic management has been strong and debt risks have remained low. Going forward,...

Rwanda
			: Staff Report for 2019 Article IV Consultation and a Request for a Three-Year Policy Coordination Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Rwanda : Staff Report for 2019 Article IV Consultation and a Request for a Three-Year Policy Coordination Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda »

Volume/Issue: 2019/211

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498324410.002

ISBN: 9781498324410

Keywords: Development, Fiscal policy, Central banks, External sector, Expenditures, Proj, NST, percent of GDP, BNR, Rwandan

Rwanda has made considerable progress in sustaining high and inclusive growth and reducing poverty. Despite numerous shocks, macroeconomic management has been strong and debt risks have remained low. Going forward,...

Rwanda: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-year Policy Coordination Instrument—Debt Sustainability Analysis1

Rwanda: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-year Policy Coordination Instrument—Debt Sustainability Analysis1 »

Source: Rwanda : Staff Report for 2019 Article IV Consultation and a Request for a Three-Year Policy Coordination Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2019/211

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498324410

Keywords: Development, Fiscal policy, Central banks, External sector, Expenditures, Proj, NST, percent of GDP, BNR, Rwandan

Rwanda has made considerable progress in sustaining high and inclusive growth and reducing poverty. Despite numerous shocks, macroeconomic management has been strong and debt risks have remained low. Going forward,...

Rwanda: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-year Policy Coordination Instrument—Informational Annex

Rwanda: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-year Policy Coordination Instrument—Informational Annex »

Source: Rwanda : Staff Report for 2019 Article IV Consultation and a Request for a Three-Year Policy Coordination Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2019/211

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498324410

Keywords: Development, Fiscal policy, Central banks, External sector, Expenditures, Proj, NST, percent of GDP, BNR, Rwandan

Rwanda has made considerable progress in sustaining high and inclusive growth and reducing poverty. Despite numerous shocks, macroeconomic management has been strong and debt risks have remained low. Going forward,...

Rwanda: Staff Report For The 2019 Article Iv Consultation And Request For A Three-year Policy Coordination Instrument—Press Release; Staff Report; And Statement By The Executive Director For Rwanda

Rwanda: Staff Report For The 2019 Article Iv Consultation And Request For A Three-year Policy Coordination Instrument—Press Release; Staff Report; And Statement By The Executive Director For Rwanda »

Source: Rwanda : Staff Report for 2019 Article IV Consultation and a Request for a Three-Year Policy Coordination Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2019/211

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498324410

Keywords: Development, Fiscal policy, Central banks, External sector, Expenditures, Proj, NST, percent of GDP, BNR, Rwandan

Rwanda has made considerable progress in sustaining high and inclusive growth and reducing poverty. Despite numerous shocks, macroeconomic management has been strong and debt risks have remained low. Going forward,...

Statement by the Executive Director, Mr. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani and the Advisor of the Executive Director, Ms. Loy Nankunda on Rwanda June 28, 2019

Statement by the Executive Director, Mr. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani and the Advisor of the Executive Director, Ms. Loy Nankunda on Rwanda June 28, 2019 »

Source: Rwanda : Staff Report for 2019 Article IV Consultation and a Request for a Three-Year Policy Coordination Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2019/211

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498324410

Keywords: Development, Fiscal policy, Central banks, External sector, Expenditures, Proj, NST, percent of GDP, BNR, Rwandan

Rwanda has made considerable progress in sustaining high and inclusive growth and reducing poverty. Despite numerous shocks, macroeconomic management has been strong and debt risks have remained low. Going forward,...

The Impact of Community Based Health Insurance Schemes on Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending: Evidence from Rwanda

The Impact of Community Based Health Insurance Schemes on Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending: Evidence from Rwanda »

Volume/Issue: 2019/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andinet Woldemichael , Daniel Gurara , and Abebe Shimeles

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484398074.001

ISBN: 9781484398074

Keywords: Consumer price indexes, Demographic indicators, Health insurance, Poverty, Health care, Healthcare spending, low-income, Rwanda, out-of-pocket, treatment effect

Achieving universal health coverage, including financial risk protection and access to quality essential health-care services, is one of the main Sustainable Development Goals. In low-income countries, innovative a...

The Impact of Community Based Health Insurance Schemes on Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending: Evidence from Rwanda1

The Impact of Community Based Health Insurance Schemes on Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending: Evidence from Rwanda1 »

Source: The Impact of Community Based Health Insurance Schemes on Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending: Evidence from Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2019/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andinet Woldemichael , Daniel Gurara , and Abebe Shimeles

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484398074

Keywords: Consumer price indexes, Demographic indicators, Health insurance, Poverty, Health care, Healthcare spending, low-income, Rwanda, out-of-pocket, treatment effect

Achieving universal health coverage, including financial risk protection and access to quality essential health-care services, is one of the main Sustainable Development Goals. In low-income countries, innovative a...

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 Tenth PSI Review for Rwanda

IMF Executive Board Completes Tenth PSI Review for Rwanda »

Source: Rwanda : Tenth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2018/335

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484387238

Keywords: Rwanda, Sub-Saharan Africa

This is the tenth and final review of Rwanda's PSI-program, approved by the Executive Board on December 2, 2013. A concurrent 18-month SCF arrangement was approved on June 8, 2016 to support adjustment policies to...

Rwanda
			: Tenth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Rwanda : Tenth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda »

Volume/Issue: 2018/335

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484387238.002

ISBN: 9781484387238

Keywords: Rwanda, Sub-Saharan Africa

This is the tenth and final review of Rwanda's PSI-program, approved by the Executive Board on December 2, 2013. A concurrent 18-month SCF arrangement was approved on June 8, 2016 to support adjustment policies to...

Rwanda: Tenth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Rwanda: Tenth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda »

Source: Rwanda : Tenth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2018/335

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484387238

Keywords: Rwanda, Sub-Saharan Africa

This is the tenth and final review of Rwanda's PSI-program, approved by the Executive Board on December 2, 2013. A concurrent 18-month SCF arrangement was approved on June 8, 2016 to support adjustment policies to...

Statement by the Executive Director, Mr. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani and the Advisor of the Executive Director, Ms. Loy Nankunda on Rwanda November 28, 2018

Statement by the Executive Director, Mr. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani and the Advisor of the Executive Director, Ms. Loy Nankunda on Rwanda November 28, 2018 »

Source: Rwanda : Tenth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2018/335

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484387238

Keywords: Rwanda, Sub-Saharan Africa

This is the tenth and final review of Rwanda's PSI-program, approved by the Executive Board on December 2, 2013. A concurrent 18-month SCF arrangement was approved on June 8, 2016 to support adjustment policies to...

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...

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: 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

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...

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...

IMF Executive Board Completes Ninth PSI Review for Rwanda

IMF Executive Board Completes Ninth PSI Review for Rwanda »

Source: Rwanda : Ninth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument

Volume/Issue: 2018/167

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484361184

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Interest rates, Exports, Economic indicators, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Rwanda's Ninth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). Growth in 2017 was better than expected, supported in all areas except construction. Particularly notable was export performance...

Rwanda
			: Ninth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument

Rwanda : Ninth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument »

Volume/Issue: 2018/167

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484361184.002

ISBN: 9781484361184

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Interest rates, Exports, Economic indicators, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Rwanda's Ninth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). Growth in 2017 was better than expected, supported in all areas except construction. Particularly notable was export performance...

Rwanda: Ninth Review under the Policy Support Instrument

Rwanda: Ninth Review under the Policy Support Instrument »

Source: Rwanda : Ninth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument

Volume/Issue: 2018/167

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484361184

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Interest rates, Exports, Economic indicators, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Rwanda's Ninth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). Growth in 2017 was better than expected, supported in all areas except construction. Particularly notable was export performance...

Rwanda: Ninth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument--Debt Sustainability Analysis

Rwanda: Ninth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument--Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Rwanda : Ninth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument

Volume/Issue: 2018/167

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484361184

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Interest rates, Exports, Economic indicators, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Rwanda's Ninth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). Growth in 2017 was better than expected, supported in all areas except construction. Particularly notable was export performance...

Rwanda
			: Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics

Rwanda : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics »

Volume/Issue: 2018/87

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484348963.002

ISBN: 9781484348963

Keywords: Government finance statistics, Technical assistance missions, Technical Assistance Reports, Rwanda, Financial statistics, Financial management information systems, Social security funds, Public financial management, Fiscal data, GFS

This Technical Assistance Report discusses the findings and recommendations made by the IMF mission about compilation and dissemination of government finance statistics (GFS) in Rwanda. The mission reviewed the roa...

Rwanda
			: Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics

Rwanda : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics »

Volume/Issue: 2018/88

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484349021.002

ISBN: 9781484349021

Keywords: Government finance statistics, Technical assistance missions, Technical Assistance Reports, Rwanda, Economic policy, Financial management information systems, Public financial management, Financial statistics, Social security funds, GFS

This Technical Assistance Report discusses the findings and recommendations made by the IMF mission to assist authorities in Rwanda in aligning the compilation and dissemination of government finance statistics (GF...

Rwanda
			: Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics

Rwanda : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics »

Volume/Issue: 2018/89

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484349052.002

ISBN: 9781484349052

Keywords: Government finance statistics, Technical assistance missions, Technical Assistance Reports, Rwanda, Financial management information systems, Social security funds, Human capital, Capital transactions, GFS, capital grant

This Technical Assistance Report discusses the findings and recommendations made by the IMF mission to assist Rwandan authorities in compiling annual government finance statistics (GFS) for the general government f...

Rwanda

Rwanda »

Source: Rwanda : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics

Volume/Issue: 2018/87

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484348963

Keywords: Government finance statistics, Technical assistance missions, Technical Assistance Reports, Rwanda, Financial statistics, Financial management information systems, Social security funds, Public financial management, Fiscal data, GFS

This Technical Assistance Report discusses the findings and recommendations made by the IMF mission about compilation and dissemination of government finance statistics (GFS) in Rwanda. The mission reviewed the roa...

Rwanda

Rwanda »

Source: Rwanda : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics

Volume/Issue: 2018/88

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484349021

Keywords: Government finance statistics, Technical assistance missions, Technical Assistance Reports, Rwanda, Economic policy, Financial management information systems, Public financial management, Financial statistics, Social security funds, GFS

This Technical Assistance Report discusses the findings and recommendations made by the IMF mission to assist authorities in Rwanda in aligning the compilation and dissemination of government finance statistics (GF...

Rwanda

Rwanda »

Source: Rwanda : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics

Volume/Issue: 2018/89

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484349052

Keywords: Government finance statistics, Technical assistance missions, Technical Assistance Reports, Rwanda, Financial management information systems, Social security funds, Human capital, Capital transactions, GFS, capital grant

This Technical Assistance Report discusses the findings and recommendations made by the IMF mission to assist Rwandan authorities in compiling annual government finance statistics (GFS) for the general government f...

IMF Executive Board Completes Third SCF and Eighth PSI Reviews for Rwanda, Approves US$25.8 Million Disbursement Under the SCF, and Extends the PSI

IMF Executive Board Completes Third SCF and Eighth PSI Reviews for Rwanda, Approves US$25.8 Million Disbursement Under the SCF, and Extends the PSI »

Source: Rwanda : Eighth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Extension, and Third Review Under the Standby Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2018/13

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484338070

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Flexible exchange rates, Gender equality, Extended Credit Facility, Extended arrangement requests, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Rwanda's Eighth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) and Request for Extension, and Third Review Under the Standby Credit Facility (SCF). The existing PSI and SCF arrangement have s...

Rwanda
			: Eighth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Extension, and Third Review Under the Standby Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Rwanda : Eighth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Extension, and Third Review Under the Standby Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda »

Volume/Issue: 2018/13

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484338070.002

ISBN: 9781484338070

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Flexible exchange rates, Gender equality, Extended Credit Facility, Extended arrangement requests, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Rwanda's Eighth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) and Request for Extension, and Third Review Under the Standby Credit Facility (SCF). The existing PSI and SCF arrangement have s...

Rwanda: Eighth Review under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Extension, and Third Review under the Standby Credit Facility

Rwanda: Eighth Review under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Extension, and Third Review under the Standby Credit Facility »

Source: Rwanda : Eighth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Extension, and Third Review Under the Standby Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2018/13

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484338070

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Flexible exchange rates, Gender equality, Extended Credit Facility, Extended arrangement requests, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Rwanda's Eighth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) and Request for Extension, and Third Review Under the Standby Credit Facility (SCF). The existing PSI and SCF arrangement have s...

Rwanda: Eighth Review under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Extension, and Third Review under the Standby Credit Facility––Supplementary Information

Rwanda: Eighth Review under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Extension, and Third Review under the Standby Credit Facility––Supplementary Information »

Source: Rwanda : Eighth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Extension, and Third Review Under the Standby Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2018/13

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484338070

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Flexible exchange rates, Gender equality, Extended Credit Facility, Extended arrangement requests, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Rwanda's Eighth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) and Request for Extension, and Third Review Under the Standby Credit Facility (SCF). The existing PSI and SCF arrangement have s...

Statement by the Executive Director, Mr. Daouda Sembene, and by the Executive Director Advisor, Ms. Loy Nankunda, on Rwanda January 12, 2018

Statement by the Executive Director, Mr. Daouda Sembene, and by the Executive Director Advisor, Ms. Loy Nankunda, on Rwanda January 12, 2018 »

Source: Rwanda : Eighth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Extension, and Third Review Under the Standby Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2018/13

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484338070

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Flexible exchange rates, Gender equality, Extended Credit Facility, Extended arrangement requests, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Rwanda's Eighth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) and Request for Extension, and Third Review Under the Standby Credit Facility (SCF). The existing PSI and SCF arrangement have s...

IMF Executive Board Approves Extensions of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and the Policy Support Instrument for Rwanda

IMF Executive Board Approves Extensions of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and the Policy Support Instrument for Rwanda »

Source: Rwanda : Request for Extensions of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/356

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484330890

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, External shocks, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Extended arrangement text amendments, Stand-by arrangement requests, Fund approval proposed, Press releases, Staff Reports

This paper discusses Rwanda's Request for Extensions of the Standby Credit Facility (SCF) Arrangement and the Policy Support Instrument. The SCF is aimed at complementing the authorities' efforts to address growing...

Rwanda
			: Request for Extensions of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release and Staff Report

Rwanda : Request for Extensions of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/356

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484330890.002

ISBN: 9781484330890

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, External shocks, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Extended arrangement text amendments, Stand-by arrangement requests, Fund approval proposed, Press releases, Staff Reports

This paper discusses Rwanda's Request for Extensions of the Standby Credit Facility (SCF) Arrangement and the Policy Support Instrument. The SCF is aimed at complementing the authorities' efforts to address growing...

Rwanda: Request for Extensions of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and the Policy Support Instrument

Rwanda: Request for Extensions of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and the Policy Support Instrument »

Source: Rwanda : Request for Extensions of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/356

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484330890

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, External shocks, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Extended arrangement text amendments, Stand-by arrangement requests, Fund approval proposed, Press releases, Staff Reports

This paper discusses Rwanda's Request for Extensions of the Standby Credit Facility (SCF) Arrangement and the Policy Support Instrument. The SCF is aimed at complementing the authorities' efforts to address growing...

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...

IMF Executive Board Completes Seventh PSI Review, Second Review Under the Standby Credit Facility, and Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Rwanda

IMF Executive Board Completes Seventh PSI Review, Second Review Under the Standby Credit Facility, and Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Rwanda »

Source: Rwanda : Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, and Second Review Under the Standby Credit Facility- Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2017/217

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484309926

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Development, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, External sector, Banking sector, Policy Support Instrument, Standby Credit Facility, Economic indicators

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Rwanda has demonstrated strong macroeconomic policy management and implemented an ambitious development strategy that has resulted in high and inclusive growth, low...

Rwanda
			: Selected Issues

Rwanda : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484309889.002

ISBN: 9781484309889

Keywords: Economic growth, Fiscal reforms, Public investment, Private investment, Gender equality, Financial stability, Banking sector, Selected issues, Rwanda

This Selected Issues paper analyzes investment strategy to foster structural transformation in Rwanda. Over the past 15 years, Rwanda has transformed its economy by moving workers out of agriculture into mostly ser...

Rwanda
			: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, and Second Review Under the Standby Credit Facility- Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Rwanda : Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, and Second Review Under the Standby Credit Facility- Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda »

Volume/Issue: 2017/217

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484309926.002

ISBN: 9781484309926

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Development, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, External sector, Banking sector, Policy Support Instrument, Standby Credit Facility, Economic indicators

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Rwanda has demonstrated strong macroeconomic policy management and implemented an ambitious development strategy that has resulted in high and inclusive growth, low...

Rwanda: Selected Issues

Rwanda: Selected Issues »

Source: Rwanda : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484309889

Keywords: Economic growth, Fiscal reforms, Public investment, Private investment, Gender equality, Financial stability, Banking sector, Selected issues, Rwanda

This Selected Issues paper analyzes investment strategy to foster structural transformation in Rwanda. Over the past 15 years, Rwanda has transformed its economy by moving workers out of agriculture into mostly ser...

Rwanda: Selected Issues

Rwanda: Selected Issues »

Source: Rwanda : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484309889

Keywords: Economic growth, Fiscal reforms, Public investment, Private investment, Gender equality, Financial stability, Banking sector, Selected issues, Rwanda

This Selected Issues paper analyzes investment strategy to foster structural transformation in Rwanda. Over the past 15 years, Rwanda has transformed its economy by moving workers out of agriculture into mostly ser...

Rwanda: Selected Issues

Rwanda: Selected Issues »

Source: Rwanda : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484309889

Keywords: Economic growth, Fiscal reforms, Public investment, Private investment, Gender equality, Financial stability, Banking sector, Selected issues, Rwanda

This Selected Issues paper analyzes investment strategy to foster structural transformation in Rwanda. Over the past 15 years, Rwanda has transformed its economy by moving workers out of agriculture into mostly ser...

Rwanda: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, and Second Review Under the Standby Credit Facility

Rwanda: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, and Second Review Under the Standby Credit Facility »

Source: Rwanda : Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, and Second Review Under the Standby Credit Facility- Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2017/217

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484309926

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Development, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, External sector, Banking sector, Policy Support Instrument, Standby Credit Facility, Economic indicators

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Rwanda has demonstrated strong macroeconomic policy management and implemented an ambitious development strategy that has resulted in high and inclusive growth, low...

Rwanda: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, and Second Review Under the Standby Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis Update

Rwanda: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, and Second Review Under the Standby Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis Update »

Source: Rwanda : Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, and Second Review Under the Standby Credit Facility- Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2017/217

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484309926

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Development, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, External sector, Banking sector, Policy Support Instrument, Standby Credit Facility, Economic indicators

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Rwanda has demonstrated strong macroeconomic policy management and implemented an ambitious development strategy that has resulted in high and inclusive growth, low...

Rwanda: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, Seventh Review Under the policy support instrument, and Second Review Under the Standby Credit Facility—Informational Annex

Rwanda: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, Seventh Review Under the policy support instrument, and Second Review Under the Standby Credit Facility—Informational Annex »

Source: Rwanda : Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, and Second Review Under the Standby Credit Facility- Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2017/217

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484309926

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Development, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, External sector, Banking sector, Policy Support Instrument, Standby Credit Facility, Economic indicators

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Rwanda has demonstrated strong macroeconomic policy management and implemented an ambitious development strategy that has resulted in high and inclusive growth, low...

Statement by Mr. Daouda Sembene, Executive Director for Rwanda Mr. Marcellin Koffi Alle, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director and Ms. Loy Nankunda, Advisor to the Executive Director July 12, 2017

Statement by Mr. Daouda Sembene, Executive Director for Rwanda Mr. Marcellin Koffi Alle, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director and Ms. Loy Nankunda, Advisor to the Executive Director July 12, 2017 »

Source: Rwanda : Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, and Second Review Under the Standby Credit Facility- Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2017/217

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484309926

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Development, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, External sector, Banking sector, Policy Support Instrument, Standby Credit Facility, Economic indicators

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Rwanda has demonstrated strong macroeconomic policy management and implemented an ambitious development strategy that has resulted in high and inclusive growth, low...

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....

Chapter 4. Conclusion

Chapter 4. Conclusion »

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

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475583397

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

Structural transformation in output and employment in sub-Saharan Africa has become a major concern of development economists. This is because analysis of past trends suggests that while the output transform...

Chapter 1. Output, Demographic, and Employment Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia

Chapter 1. Output, Demographic, and Employment Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia »

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

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475583397

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

Structural transformation has become a widely used macroeconomic measure of the quality of the economic development process. 1 It is widely accepted that in order for it to happen...

Chapter 3. Projecting Output, Employment, and Productivity Forward through 2020

Chapter 3. Projecting Output, Employment, and Productivity Forward through 2020 »

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

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475583397

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

This chapter uses the previously developed output and employment projections and analyzes what they mean for medium-term structural transformation in sub-Saharan Africa. The methodology for the projections i...

Chapter 2. Transformation and Productivity: Comparison with Asia

Chapter 2. Transformation and Productivity: Comparison with Asia »

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

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475583397

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

Productivity Transformation The employment and output data were combined to make assessments of the speed of structural adjustment in sub-Saharan Africa compared with Asian countries...

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....

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

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

Source: 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

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....

Back Matter

Back Matter »

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

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475583397

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

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

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: A Work in Progress : Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Wenjie Chen , Jemma Dridi , Herve Joly , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475560350

Keywords: financial integration, East African Community, goods, labor, capital

This paper assesses the extent of economic and financial integration among the East African Community (EAC) along a number of dimensions and, where possible, whether integration has increased in the wake of the maj...

Chapter 1. Analysis of Merchandise Trade Integration in the EAC

Chapter 1. Analysis of Merchandise Trade Integration in the EAC »

Source: A Work in Progress : Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Wenjie Chen , Jemma Dridi , Herve Joly , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475560350

Keywords: financial integration, East African Community, goods, labor, capital

Evolution of Tariffs and Imports of EAC Countries since the Implementation of the CU The CU is the first integration milestone in the EAC. The EAC member states have...

Chapter 3. Financial Integration in the EAC

Chapter 3. Financial Integration in the EAC »

Source: A Work in Progress : Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Wenjie Chen , Jemma Dridi , Herve Joly , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475560350

Keywords: financial integration, East African Community, goods, labor, capital

The CM protocol requires EAC countries to eliminate restrictions on the free movement of capital. Article 24 of the protocol eliminates capital flow restrictions among the member states based on...

Chapter 2. Labor Migration and Remittances in the EAC

Chapter 2. Labor Migration and Remittances in the EAC »

Source: A Work in Progress : Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Wenjie Chen , Jemma Dridi , Herve Joly , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475560350

Keywords: financial integration, East African Community, goods, labor, capital

The CM is the second regional integration milestone of the EAC. The EAC partner states are expected to maintain a liberal stance toward the movement of goods, services, labor, and capital, and t...

A Work in Progress
			: Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community

A Work in Progress : Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community »

Volume: 17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Wenjie Chen , Jemma Dridi , Herve Joly , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475560350.087

ISBN: 9781475560350

Keywords: financial integration, East African Community, goods, labor, capital

This paper assesses the extent of economic and financial integration among the East African Community (EAC) along a number of dimensions and, where possible, whether integration has increased in the wake of the maj...

Overview

Overview »

Source: A Work in Progress : Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Wenjie Chen , Jemma Dridi , Herve Joly , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475560350

Keywords: financial integration, East African Community, goods, labor, capital

The East African Community (EAC) aims to deepen cooperation among its member states in the political, economic, and social domains. The EAC was formally established by Kenya, Tanzania, and Ugand...

A Work in Progress: Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community

A Work in Progress: Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community »

Source: A Work in Progress : Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community

Volume: 17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Wenjie Chen , Jemma Dridi , Herve Joly , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475560350

Keywords: financial integration, East African Community, goods, labor, capital

This paper assesses the extent of economic and financial integration among the East African Community (EAC) along a number of dimensions and, where possible, whether integration has increased in the wake of the maj...

IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth PSI Review and First Review Under the Standby Credit Facility for Rwanda

IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth PSI Review and First Review Under the Standby Credit Facility for Rwanda »

Source: Rwanda : First Review of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance and Assessment Criteria-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475565355

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Standby Credit Facility, Staff Reports, Rwanda, Monetary policy, Policy Support Instrument, Press releases, Letters of Intent, Inflation targeting, Current account balances

This paper discusses Rwanda's First Review of the Standby Credit Facility (SCF) Arrangement and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI), Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance and Assessm...

Rwanda
			: First Review of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance and Assessment Criteria-Press Release; and Staff Report

Rwanda : First Review of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance and Assessment Criteria-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475565355.002

ISBN: 9781475565355

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Standby Credit Facility, Staff Reports, Rwanda, Monetary policy, Policy Support Instrument, Press releases, Letters of Intent, Inflation targeting, Current account balances

This paper discusses Rwanda's First Review of the Standby Credit Facility (SCF) Arrangement and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI), Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance and Assessm...

Rwanda: First Review of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance and Assessment Criteria

Rwanda: First Review of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance and Assessment Criteria »

Source: Rwanda : First Review of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance and Assessment Criteria-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475565355

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Standby Credit Facility, Staff Reports, Rwanda, Monetary policy, Policy Support Instrument, Press releases, Letters of Intent, Inflation targeting, Current account balances

This paper discusses Rwanda's First Review of the Standby Credit Facility (SCF) Arrangement and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI), Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance and Assessm...

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...

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...

Sub-Saharan African Migration

Sub-Saharan African Migration »

Source: 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

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...

3. Boosting Financial Sector Development

3. Boosting Financial Sector Development »

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

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

ISBN: 9781475532401

Sound macroeconomic fundamentals have been driving financial development in sub-Saharan African countries, while weak institutional quality has been hindering it in many countries of the region....

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...

5. Ensuring Continued Financial Stability

5. Ensuring Continued Financial Stability »

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

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

ISBN: 9781475532401

Key financial stability indicators—while stronger than in the past—have come under pressure more recently, possible presaging a slower pace of financial development in the future. Progress in su...

2. Financial Development, Growth, and Volatility

2. Financial Development, Growth, and Volatility »

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

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

ISBN: 9781475532401

Empirical estimates suggest that financial development has supported growth and reduced its volatility in sub-Saharan Africa. It has facilitated other economic policies in enhancing growth and s...

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

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

Source: 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

ISBN: 9781475532401

Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

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

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

ISBN: 9781475532401

Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa...

6. Policies for Supporting Financial Development and Stability

6. Policies for Supporting Financial Development and Stability »

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

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

ISBN: 9781475532401

While financial development has contributed to economic growth and reduced its volatility in sub-Saharan Africa, the region is well below its possibility frontier. To reap the full benefits of f...

4. Promoting Financial Inclusion

4. Promoting Financial Inclusion »

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

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

ISBN: 9781475532401

Access to traditional financial services in sub-Saharan Africa remains low relative to other regions, in particular for the poor, the uneducated, and women. Closing gaps in financial inclusion,...

1. Tracking Financial Development

1. Tracking Financial Development »

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

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

ISBN: 9781475532401

In most sub-Saharan African countries, financial development has progressed over the past four decades. However, with the exception of the region’s middle-income countries, both financial market...

6. Conclusions

6. Conclusions »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

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

Sub-Saharan African countries have in general run procyclical fiscal policies since 2000. This is not surprising in light of the fact that the majority of them are low-income and/or resource-dependent econom...

5. Country Case Studies

5. Country Case Studies »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

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

This chapter examines the experience of three countries to establish and implement fiscal frameworks aimed at generating financial savings for rainy days: Nigeria, Botswana, and Chile....

Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

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

Source: 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

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...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

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...

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...

2. How to Measure the Degree of Fiscal Procyclicality

2. How to Measure the Degree of Fiscal Procyclicality »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

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

The focus of this paper is to analyze the link between the fiscal policy stance and economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa between 2000 and 2014, a period marked by relatively high rates of growth, a substa...

1. Introduction

1. Introduction »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

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

The cyclical behavior of fiscal policy affects sub-Saharan African countries because many of them depend on commodity exports or have been gaining access to international capital markets in recent years, and...

Overview

Overview »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

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 degr...

3. To What Extent Has the Fiscal Policy Been Procyclical among Sub-Saharan African Countries?

3. To What Extent Has the Fiscal Policy Been Procyclical among Sub-Saharan African Countries? »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

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

The Business Cycle in Sub-Saharan Africa First, this chapter illustrates the stylized facts of the business cycle dynamics among sub-Saharan African countries in recent years. While...

4. What Explains the Degree of Fiscal Policy Procyclicality among Sub-Saharan African Countries?

4. What Explains the Degree of Fiscal Policy Procyclicality among Sub-Saharan African Countries? »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

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

This chapter examines factors that may influence the way fiscal policy has been conducted over the business cycle—that is, the degree of fiscal policy procyclicality—in each of the sample sub-Saharan African...

Sub-Saharan Africa
			: A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts

Sub-Saharan Africa : A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts »

Volume/Issue: 2016/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Janet Stotsky , Lisa Kolovich , and Suhaib Kebhaj

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475520033.001

ISBN: 9781475520033

Keywords: fiscal policy and administration, gender inequality, sub-Saharan Africa

Gender budgeting is an initiative to use fiscal policy and administration to address gender inequality and women's advancement. A large number of sub-Saharan African countries have adopted gender budgeting. Two cou...