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IMF Executive Board Approves $14.3 Million Debt Relief to the United Republic of Tanzania Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust

IMF Executive Board Approves $14.3 Million Debt Relief to the United Republic of Tanzania Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Request for Debt Relief under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 192020/203

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2020

ISBN: 9781513547442

Keywords: External sector, Balance of payments need, Debt service, Debt relief, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, Proj, percent of GDP, pandemic

This paper discusses the United Republic of Tanzania's Request for Debt Relief Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust. IMF debt service relief will help free up resources for public sector health needs...

United Republic of Tanzania
			: Request for Debt Relief under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania

United Republic of Tanzania : Request for Debt Relief under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania »

Volume/Issue: 192020/203

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513547442.002

ISBN: 9781513547442

Keywords: External sector, Balance of payments need, Debt service, Debt relief, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, Proj, percent of GDP, pandemic

This paper discusses the United Republic of Tanzania's Request for Debt Relief Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust. IMF debt service relief will help free up resources for public sector health needs...

Statement by Mr. Mahlinza, Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania, Mr. Odonye, Alternate Executive Director, and Mr. Jappah, Senior Advisor to June 10, 2020

Statement by Mr. Mahlinza, Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania, Mr. Odonye, Alternate Executive Director, and Mr. Jappah, Senior Advisor to June 10, 2020 »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Request for Debt Relief under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 192020/203

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2020

ISBN: 9781513547442

Keywords: External sector, Balance of payments need, Debt service, Debt relief, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, Proj, percent of GDP, pandemic

This paper discusses the United Republic of Tanzania's Request for Debt Relief Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust. IMF debt service relief will help free up resources for public sector health needs...

United Republic of Tanzania: Request for Debt Relief Under the Catostrophe Containment and Relief Trust; Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania

United Republic of Tanzania: Request for Debt Relief Under the Catostrophe Containment and Relief Trust; Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Request for Debt Relief under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 192020/203

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2020

ISBN: 9781513547442

Keywords: External sector, Balance of payments need, Debt service, Debt relief, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, Proj, percent of GDP, pandemic

This paper discusses the United Republic of Tanzania's Request for Debt Relief Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust. IMF debt service relief will help free up resources for public sector health needs...

Household Consumption Volatility and Poverty Risk: Case Studies from South Africa and Tanzania

Household Consumption Volatility and Poverty Risk: Case Studies from South Africa and Tanzania »

Source: Household Consumption Volatility and Poverty Risk: Case Studies from South Africa and Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2020/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matthieu Bellon , Carlo Pizzinelli , and Roberto Perrelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513527017

Keywords: Economic conditions, National income, Income distribution, Demographic indicators, Poverty indicators, Poverty, Consumption Volatility, Tanzania, South Africa, WP

Economic volatility remains a fact of life in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA). Household-level shocks create large consumption fluctuations, raising the incidence of poverty. Drawing on micro-level data from South Africa...

Household Consumption Volatility and Poverty Risk: Case Studies from South Africa and Tanzania

Household Consumption Volatility and Poverty Risk: Case Studies from South Africa and Tanzania »

Volume/Issue: 2020/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matthieu Bellon , Carlo Pizzinelli , and Roberto Perrelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 March 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513527017.001

ISBN: 9781513527017

Keywords: Economic conditions, National income, Income distribution, Demographic indicators, Poverty indicators, Poverty, Consumption Volatility, Tanzania, South Africa, WP

Economic volatility remains a fact of life in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA). Household-level shocks create large consumption fluctuations, raising the incidence of poverty. Drawing on micro-level data from South Africa...

Multiple Dimensions of Human Development Index and Public Social Spending for Sustainable Development

Multiple Dimensions of Human Development Index and Public Social Spending for Sustainable Development »

Volume/Issue: 2019/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Iana Paliova , Robert McNown , and Grant Nülle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513511924.001

ISBN: 9781513511924

Keywords: Equity and social spending, Economic conditions, National income, Economic growth, Social indicators, Human Development, Well-being, Public Expenditure, WP, GNI

Multidimensional assessment of human development is increasingly recognized as playing an important role in assessing well-being. The focus of analysis is on the indicators measuring the three dimensions of Human D...

Multiple Dimensions of Human Development Index and Public Social Spending for Sustainable Development

Multiple Dimensions of Human Development Index and Public Social Spending for Sustainable Development »

Source: Multiple Dimensions of Human Development Index and Public Social Spending for Sustainable Development

Volume/Issue: 2019/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Iana Paliova , Robert McNown , and Grant Nülle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2019

ISBN: 9781513511924

Keywords: Equity and social spending, Economic conditions, National income, Economic growth, Social indicators, Human Development, Well-being, Public Expenditure, WP, GNI

Multidimensional assessment of human development is increasingly recognized as playing an important role in assessing well-being. The focus of analysis is on the indicators measuring the three dimensions of Human D...

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 Concludes the United Republic of Tanzania’s 2018 Financial System Stability Assessment

IMF Executive Board Concludes the United Republic of Tanzania’s 2018 Financial System Stability Assessment »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2018/346

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484387597

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania

Tanzania's bank-dominated financial sector is small, concentrated, and at a relatively nascent stage of development. Financial services provision is dominated by commercial banks, with the ten largest institutions...

United Republic of Tanzania
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania

United Republic of Tanzania : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania »

Volume/Issue: 2018/346

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484387597.002

ISBN: 9781484387597

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania

Tanzania's bank-dominated financial sector is small, concentrated, and at a relatively nascent stage of development. Financial services provision is dominated by commercial banks, with the ten largest institutions...

Statement by Dumisani H. Mahlinza, Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania, and Osana J. Odonye, Senior Advisor November 19, 2018

Statement by Dumisani H. Mahlinza, Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania, and Osana J. Odonye, Senior Advisor November 19, 2018 »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2018/346

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484387597

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania

Tanzania's bank-dominated financial sector is small, concentrated, and at a relatively nascent stage of development. Financial services provision is dominated by commercial banks, with the ten largest institutions...

United Republic of Tanzania: Financial System Stability Assessment— Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania

United Republic of Tanzania: Financial System Stability Assessment— Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2018/346

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484387597

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania

Tanzania's bank-dominated financial sector is small, concentrated, and at a relatively nascent stage of development. Financial services provision is dominated by commercial banks, with the ten largest institutions...

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 Seventh PSI Review for Tanzania

IMF Executive Board Completes Seventh PSI Review for Tanzania »

Source: Republic of Tanzania : Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484337981

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, Development plans, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Government expenditures, Extended arrangement reviews, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Tanzania's Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). Program performance under the PSI has been broadly satisfactory. Most quantitative targets for June and September 2017 were...

Republic of Tanzania
			: Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report

Republic of Tanzania : Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2018/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337981.002

ISBN: 9781484337981

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, Development plans, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Government expenditures, Extended arrangement reviews, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Tanzania's Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). Program performance under the PSI has been broadly satisfactory. Most quantitative targets for June and September 2017 were...

United Republic of Tanzania: Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument

United Republic of Tanzania: Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument »

Source: Republic of Tanzania : Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484337981

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, Development plans, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Government expenditures, Extended arrangement reviews, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Tanzania's Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). Program performance under the PSI has been broadly satisfactory. Most quantitative targets for June and September 2017 were...

United Republic of Tanzania: Seventh Review under the Policy Support Instrument—Debt Sustainability Analysis

United Republic of Tanzania: Seventh Review under the Policy Support Instrument—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Republic of Tanzania : Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484337981

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, Development plans, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Government expenditures, Extended arrangement reviews, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Tanzania's Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). Program performance under the PSI has been broadly satisfactory. Most quantitative targets for June and September 2017 were...

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2017

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

ISBN: 9781484314203

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

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

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

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

Source: Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2017/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484314203

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

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

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2017/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484314166

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

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

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2017/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2017

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

ISBN: 9781484314166

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

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

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

ISBN: 9781484305942

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

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

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484305942

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

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

IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth PSI Review for Tanzania and Approves Six-Month Extension of the Program

IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth PSI Review for Tanzania and Approves Six-Month Extension of the Program »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for a Six-Month Extension of the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2017/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484306642

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, Economic growth, Budgets, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent, Press releases, Staff Reports

This paper discusses Tanzania's Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) and Request for a Six-Month Extension of the PSI. Tanzania's macroeconomic performance has been strong, albeit with a recent de...

United Republic of Tanzania
			: Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for a Six-Month Extension of the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania

United Republic of Tanzania : Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for a Six-Month Extension of the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania »

Volume/Issue: 2017/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484306642.002

ISBN: 9781484306642

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, Economic growth, Budgets, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent, Press releases, Staff Reports

This paper discusses Tanzania's Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) and Request for a Six-Month Extension of the PSI. Tanzania's macroeconomic performance has been strong, albeit with a recent de...

Statement by Mr. Maxwell Mkwezalamba, Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania, and Mr. Jackson Odonye, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, June 23, 2017

Statement by Mr. Maxwell Mkwezalamba, Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania, and Mr. Jackson Odonye, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, June 23, 2017 »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for a Six-Month Extension of the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2017/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484306642

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, Economic growth, Budgets, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent, Press releases, Staff Reports

This paper discusses Tanzania's Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) and Request for a Six-Month Extension of the PSI. Tanzania's macroeconomic performance has been strong, albeit with a recent de...

United Republic of Tanzania: Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for a Six-Month Extension of the Policy Support Instrument—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania

United Republic of Tanzania: Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for a Six-Month Extension of the Policy Support Instrument—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for a Six-Month Extension of the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Republic of Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2017/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484306642

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, Economic growth, Budgets, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent, Press releases, Staff Reports

This paper discusses Tanzania's Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) and Request for a Six-Month Extension of the PSI. Tanzania's macroeconomic performance has been strong, albeit with a recent de...

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 the Fifth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument for Tanzania

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fifth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument for Tanzania »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : United Republic of Tanzania: Fifth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/13

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475566208

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania

This paper discusses Tanzania's Fifth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). Tanzania's macroeconomic performance remains strong. Economic growth was robust during the first half of 2016. Inflation came...

United Republic of Tanzania
			: United Republic of Tanzania: Fifth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report

United Republic of Tanzania : United Republic of Tanzania: Fifth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/13

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475566208.002

ISBN: 9781475566208

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania

This paper discusses Tanzania's Fifth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). Tanzania's macroeconomic performance remains strong. Economic growth was robust during the first half of 2016. Inflation came...

United Republic of Tanzania: Fifth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument

United Republic of Tanzania: Fifth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : United Republic of Tanzania: Fifth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/13

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475566208

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania

This paper discusses Tanzania's Fifth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). Tanzania's macroeconomic performance remains strong. Economic growth was robust during the first half of 2016. Inflation came...

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...

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...

IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth PSI Review for Tanzania and Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation

IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth PSI Review for Tanzania and Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The United Republic of Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2016/253

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498390774

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in Tanzania has remained strong and inflation moderate during the past two years. Real GDP grew by 7 percent in 2015, with activity particularly buoyant in t...

United Republic of Tanzania
			: Selected Issues

United Republic of Tanzania : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/254

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498390941.002

ISBN: 9781498390941

This Selected Issues paper examines productivity, growth, structural reforms, and macroeconomic policies in Tanzania. Tanzania experienced macroeconomic stabilization and significant structural change over the last...

United Republic of Tanzania
			: Selected Issues-Macrofinancial Issues

United Republic of Tanzania : Selected Issues-Macrofinancial Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/255

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498391177.002

ISBN: 9781498391177

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the financial sector in Tanzania. The Tanzanian financial system has a number of characteristics commonly seen in other low-income countries. The system is relatively small, domi...

United Republic of Tanzania
			: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The United Republic of Tanzania

United Republic of Tanzania : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The United Republic of Tanzania »

Volume/Issue: 2016/253

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498390774.002

ISBN: 9781498390774

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in Tanzania has remained strong and inflation moderate during the past two years. Real GDP grew by 7 percent in 2015, with activity particularly buoyant in t...

Statement by Ms. Kapwepwe, Executive Director for United Republic of Tanzania and Mr. Odonye, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, July, 18, 2016

Statement by Ms. Kapwepwe, Executive Director for United Republic of Tanzania and Mr. Odonye, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, July, 18, 2016 »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The United Republic of Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2016/253

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498390774

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in Tanzania has remained strong and inflation moderate during the past two years. Real GDP grew by 7 percent in 2015, with activity particularly buoyant in t...

United Republic of Tanzania

United Republic of Tanzania »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Selected Issues-Macrofinancial Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/255

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498391177

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the financial sector in Tanzania. The Tanzanian financial system has a number of characteristics commonly seen in other low-income countries. The system is relatively small, domi...

United Republic of Tanzania: Selected Issues

United Republic of Tanzania: Selected Issues »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/254

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498390941

This Selected Issues paper examines productivity, growth, structural reforms, and macroeconomic policies in Tanzania. Tanzania experienced macroeconomic stabilization and significant structural change over the last...

United Republic of Tanzania: Selected Issues

United Republic of Tanzania: Selected Issues »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/254

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498390941

This Selected Issues paper examines productivity, growth, structural reforms, and macroeconomic policies in Tanzania. Tanzania experienced macroeconomic stabilization and significant structural change over the last...

United Republic of Tanzania: Selected Issues

United Republic of Tanzania: Selected Issues »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/254

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498390941

This Selected Issues paper examines productivity, growth, structural reforms, and macroeconomic policies in Tanzania. Tanzania experienced macroeconomic stabilization and significant structural change over the last...

United Republic of Tanzania: Selected Issues

United Republic of Tanzania: Selected Issues »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/254

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498390941

This Selected Issues paper examines productivity, growth, structural reforms, and macroeconomic policies in Tanzania. Tanzania experienced macroeconomic stabilization and significant structural change over the last...

United Republic of Tanzania: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument

United Republic of Tanzania: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The United Republic of Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2016/253

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498390774

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in Tanzania has remained strong and inflation moderate during the past two years. Real GDP grew by 7 percent in 2015, with activity particularly buoyant in t...

United Republic of Tanzania: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation, and Fourth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument—Debt Sustainability Analysis

United Republic of Tanzania: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation, and Fourth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The United Republic of Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2016/253

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498390774

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in Tanzania has remained strong and inflation moderate during the past two years. Real GDP grew by 7 percent in 2015, with activity particularly buoyant in t...

United Republic of Tanzania Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument—Informational Annex

United Republic of Tanzania Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument—Informational Annex »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The United Republic of Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2016/253

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498390774

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in Tanzania has remained strong and inflation moderate during the past two years. Real GDP grew by 7 percent in 2015, with activity particularly buoyant in t...

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475569339

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

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2016

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

ISBN: 9781475569339

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

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2016

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

ISBN: 9781484388518

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

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

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484388518

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

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

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

ISBN: 9781484382349

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

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

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484382349

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

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

IMF Executive Board Completes Third PSI Review for Tanzania

IMF Executive Board Completes Third PSI Review for Tanzania »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2016/29

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513577395

Keywords: revenue, debt, exchange, monetary fund, tax, Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania

This paper reviews Tanzania's economic performance under the program supported by the Policy Support Instrument. Macroeconomic performance of Tanzania remains broadly favorable. Quarterly accounts indicate that rea...

United Republic of Tanzania

United Republic of Tanzania »

Volume/Issue: 2016/29

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513577395.002

ISBN: 9781513577395

Keywords: revenue, debt, exchange, monetary fund, tax, Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania

This paper reviews Tanzania's economic performance under the program supported by the Policy Support Instrument. Macroeconomic performance of Tanzania remains broadly favorable. Quarterly accounts indicate that rea...

Statement by Ms. Kapwepwe, Executive Director for United Republic of Tanzania and Ms. Ngugi and Mr. Odonye, Senior Advisors to the Executive Director, January 22, 2016

Statement by Ms. Kapwepwe, Executive Director for United Republic of Tanzania and Ms. Ngugi and Mr. Odonye, Senior Advisors to the Executive Director, January 22, 2016 »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2016/29

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513577395

Keywords: revenue, debt, exchange, monetary fund, tax, Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania

This paper reviews Tanzania's economic performance under the program supported by the Policy Support Instrument. Macroeconomic performance of Tanzania remains broadly favorable. Quarterly accounts indicate that rea...

United Republic of Tanzania: Third Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Modification of Assessment Criteria

United Republic of Tanzania: Third Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Modification of Assessment Criteria »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2016/29

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513577395

Keywords: revenue, debt, exchange, monetary fund, tax, Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania

This paper reviews Tanzania's economic performance under the program supported by the Policy Support Instrument. Macroeconomic performance of Tanzania remains broadly favorable. Quarterly accounts indicate that rea...

Taylor Visits Africa

Taylor Visits Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2015/258

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Goncalves

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513560540.001

ISBN: 9781513560540

Keywords: Neutral interest rates, central bank, inflation target, monetary policy, interest rates, interest, inflation, central banks, General,

Many low-income countries do not use interest rates as their main monetary policy instrument. In East Africa, for instance, targeting money aggregates has been pretty much the rule rather than the exception. Nevert...

Taylor Visits Africa*

Taylor Visits Africa* »

Source: Taylor Visits Africa

Volume/Issue: 2015/258

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Goncalves

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513560540

Keywords: Neutral interest rates, central bank, inflation target, monetary policy, interest rates, interest, inflation, central banks, General,

Many low-income countries do not use interest rates as their main monetary policy instrument. In East Africa, for instance, targeting money aggregates has been pretty much the rule rather than the exception. Nevert...

2. Competitiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa: Marking Time or Moving Ahead?

2. Competitiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa: Marking Time or Moving Ahead? »

Source: 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

ISBN: 9781513597331

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

In recent years the sub-Saharan African region has experienced strong real GDP growth and substantial trade integration. However, growth in sub-Saharan Africa’s trade volumes has not kept up with growth in t...

1. Dealing with the Gathering Clouds

1. Dealing with the Gathering Clouds »

Source: 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

ISBN: 9781513597331

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

Economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened markedly. To be sure, growth—at 3¾ percent this year and 4¼ percent in 2016—still remains higher than in many other emerging and developing regions of the...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: 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

ISBN: 9781513597331

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

Dealing with the Gathering Clouds Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa has weakened markedly, and is now expected at 3¾ percent this year and 4¼ percent in 2016, from 5 perce...

3. Inequality and Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

3. Inequality and Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: 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

ISBN: 9781513597331

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

Sub-Saharan Africa has among the highest levels of inequality—both income and gender—in the world, even after accounting for the lower levels of per capita income in the region. With growing international ev...

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...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: 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

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...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: 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

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...

Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

Source: 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

ISBN: 9781513597331

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

Unless otherwise noted, data and projections presented in this Regional Economic Outlook are IMF staff estimates as of 18 September, 2015, consistent with the projections underlying the October 2015 World Ec...

Conclusions

Conclusions »

Source: Monitoring and Managing Fiscal Risks in the East African Community

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , Herve Joly , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Francois Boutin-Dufresne , Jemma Dridi , Nikoloz Gigineishvili , Tom Josephs , Clara Mira , Vimal Thakoor , Alun Thomas , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513551265

Keywords: Burundi, East Africa, Fiscal risk, Infrastructure, Kenya, Public enterprises, Risk management, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda

Enhanced monitoring and management of fiscal risks would bring considerable benefits to all EAC partner countries—both individually and to the region as a whole—by reducing the scope for international spillo...

Monitoring and Managing Fiscal Risks in the East African Community

Monitoring and Managing Fiscal Risks in the East African Community »

Volume: 15

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , Herve Joly , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Francois Boutin-Dufresne , Jemma Dridi , Nikoloz Gigineishvili , Tom Josephs , Clara Mira , Vimal Thakoor , Alun Thomas , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 August 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513551265.087

ISBN: 9781513551265

Keywords: Burundi, East Africa, Fiscal risk, Infrastructure, Kenya, Public enterprises, Risk management, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda

This paper takes stock of the main fiscal risks facing the EAC partner countries. These include macroeconomic shocks, and specific risks, such as the financial performance of the public enterprises, large infrastru...