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Zambia
			: Technical Assistance Report-Report on Government Finance Statistics

Zambia : Technical Assistance Report-Report on Government Finance Statistics »

Volume/Issue: 192020/220

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513550640.002

ISBN: 9781513550640

Keywords: External sector statistics, Social security funds, Financial statistics, Public financial corporations, Social security, ISCR, CR, GFS, PFU, social security fund

In response to a request from the authorities and as part of the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID) Enhanced Data Dissemination Initiative (EDDI) 2 project, a Government Finance Statis...

Zambia

Zambia »

Source: Zambia : Technical Assistance Report-Report on Government Finance Statistics

Volume/Issue: 192020/220

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513550640

Keywords: External sector statistics, Social security funds, Financial statistics, Public financial corporations, Social security, ISCR, CR, GFS, PFU, social security fund

In response to a request from the authorities and as part of the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID) Enhanced Data Dissemination Initiative (EDDI) 2 project, a Government Finance Statis...

Zambia
			: Technical Assistance Report-Report on External Sector Statistics Mission

Zambia : Technical Assistance Report-Report on External Sector Statistics Mission »

Volume/Issue: 2019/374

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513523538.002

ISBN: 9781513523538

Keywords: Balance of payments statistics, Balance of payments, International investment position, Balance of payments need, External sector statistics, ISCR, CR, IIP, balance of payment, release calendar

This Technical Assistance Report on Zambia highlights the dissemination of external sector statistics during the Department for International Development-Enhanced Data Dissemination Initiative 2 Project Module 1. T...

Zambia

Zambia »

Source: Zambia : Technical Assistance Report-Report on External Sector Statistics Mission

Volume/Issue: 2019/374

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523538

Keywords: Balance of payments statistics, Balance of payments, International investment position, Balance of payments need, External sector statistics, ISCR, CR, IIP, balance of payment, release calendar

This Technical Assistance Report on Zambia highlights the dissemination of external sector statistics during the Department for International Development-Enhanced Data Dissemination Initiative 2 Project Module 1. T...

Zambia
			: Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics Mission

Zambia : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics Mission »

Volume/Issue: 2019/78

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498303170.002

ISBN: 9781498303170

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, Financial statistics, Cost of living, Monetary statistics, External sector statistics, GFS, OAG, IDC, CSO, sewerage company

This Technical Assistance (TA) report focuses on four key work areas which may lead to improvement of Government Finance Statistics (GFS) for fiscal analysis, support policy making decisions in Zambia, and improve...

Zambia

Zambia »

Source: Zambia : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics Mission

Volume/Issue: 2019/78

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498303170

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, Financial statistics, Cost of living, Monetary statistics, External sector statistics, GFS, OAG, IDC, CSO, sewerage company

This Technical Assistance (TA) report focuses on four key work areas which may lead to improvement of Government Finance Statistics (GFS) for fiscal analysis, support policy making decisions in Zambia, and improve...

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...

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...

Economic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa*

Economic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa* »

Source: Economic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2018/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Melina , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484344880

Keywords: Supply and demand, Financial statistics, National income, Financial crises, Business cycles, macroeconomic fluctuations, low income countries, developing economies, comparative studies of countries, SSA

We compare business cycle fluctuations in Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries vis-à-vis the rest of the world. Our main results are as follows: (i) African economies stand out by their macroeconomic volatility, whi...

Economic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa

Economic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2018/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Melina , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484344880.001

ISBN: 9781484344880

Keywords: Supply and demand, Financial statistics, National income, Financial crises, Business cycles, macroeconomic fluctuations, low income countries, developing economies, comparative studies of countries, SSA

We compare business cycle fluctuations in Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries vis-à-vis the rest of the world. Our main results are as follows: (i) African economies stand out by their macroeconomic volatility, whi...

Zambia
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Financial System Stability Assessment

Zambia : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2017/349

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484328361.002

ISBN: 9781484328361

Keywords: Financial system stability assessment, Financial sector, Financial stability, Bank supervision, Insurance supervision, Capital markets, Macroprudential Policy, Anti-money laundering, Combating the financing of terrorism, Crisis prevention

This paper discusses the findings of the assessment of the financial system in Zambia. Nonperforming loans have risen and private sector credit growth has turned negative, owing to the severe pressures of 2015-16....

Zambia

Zambia »

Source: Zambia : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2017/349

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484328361

Keywords: Financial system stability assessment, Financial sector, Financial stability, Bank supervision, Insurance supervision, Capital markets, Macroprudential Policy, Anti-money laundering, Combating the financing of terrorism, Crisis prevention

This paper discusses the findings of the assessment of the financial system in Zambia. Nonperforming loans have risen and private sector credit growth has turned negative, owing to the severe pressures of 2015-16....

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Zambia

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Zambia »

Source: Zambia : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zambia

Volume/Issue: 2017/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484325339

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Public debt, Monetary policy, Financial stability, Banking sector, Exchange rate policy, Exchange markets, External sector, Economic growth

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the improved near-term outlook for the Zambian economy in recent months, driven by good rains and the rising world copper price. The economy was in near-crisis condition...

Zambia
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zambia

Zambia : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zambia »

Volume/Issue: 2017/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484325339.002

ISBN: 9781484325339

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Public debt, Monetary policy, Financial stability, Banking sector, Exchange rate policy, Exchange markets, External sector, Economic growth

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the improved near-term outlook for the Zambian economy in recent months, driven by good rains and the rising world copper price. The economy was in near-crisis condition...

Zambia
			: Selected Issues

Zambia : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/328

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484325377.002

ISBN: 9781484325377

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Fiscal sustainability, Public debt, Monetary policy, Subsidies, Social safety nets, Selected issues, Zambia

This Selected Issues paper assesses the sustainability of Zambia's current fiscal policies and public debt. Large fiscal imbalances and rapid increase in government debt since 2011 have raised concern about the sus...

Statement by Mr. Maxwell M. Mkwezalamba, Executive Director for Zambia; and Mr. Tanka Tlelima, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, October 6, 2017

Statement by Mr. Maxwell M. Mkwezalamba, Executive Director for Zambia; and Mr. Tanka Tlelima, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, October 6, 2017 »

Source: Zambia : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zambia

Volume/Issue: 2017/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484325339

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Public debt, Monetary policy, Financial stability, Banking sector, Exchange rate policy, Exchange markets, External sector, Economic growth

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the improved near-term outlook for the Zambian economy in recent months, driven by good rains and the rising world copper price. The economy was in near-crisis condition...

Zambia: Selected Issues

Zambia: Selected Issues »

Source: Zambia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/328

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484325377

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Fiscal sustainability, Public debt, Monetary policy, Subsidies, Social safety nets, Selected issues, Zambia

This Selected Issues paper assesses the sustainability of Zambia's current fiscal policies and public debt. Large fiscal imbalances and rapid increase in government debt since 2011 have raised concern about the sus...

Zambia: Selected Issues

Zambia: Selected Issues »

Source: Zambia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/328

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484325377

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Fiscal sustainability, Public debt, Monetary policy, Subsidies, Social safety nets, Selected issues, Zambia

This Selected Issues paper assesses the sustainability of Zambia's current fiscal policies and public debt. Large fiscal imbalances and rapid increase in government debt since 2011 have raised concern about the sus...

Zambia: Selected Issues

Zambia: Selected Issues »

Source: Zambia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/328

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484325377

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Fiscal sustainability, Public debt, Monetary policy, Subsidies, Social safety nets, Selected issues, Zambia

This Selected Issues paper assesses the sustainability of Zambia's current fiscal policies and public debt. Large fiscal imbalances and rapid increase in government debt since 2011 have raised concern about the sus...

Zambia: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Zambia: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Zambia : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zambia

Volume/Issue: 2017/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484325339

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Public debt, Monetary policy, Financial stability, Banking sector, Exchange rate policy, Exchange markets, External sector, Economic growth

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the improved near-term outlook for the Zambian economy in recent months, driven by good rains and the rising world copper price. The economy was in near-crisis condition...

Zambia: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Zambia: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Zambia : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zambia

Volume/Issue: 2017/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484325339

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Public debt, Monetary policy, Financial stability, Banking sector, Exchange rate policy, Exchange markets, External sector, Economic growth

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the improved near-term outlook for the Zambian economy in recent months, driven by good rains and the rising world copper price. The economy was in near-crisis condition...

Zambia: Staff Report on the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Zambia: Staff Report on the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Zambia : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zambia

Volume/Issue: 2017/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484325339

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Public debt, Monetary policy, Financial stability, Banking sector, Exchange rate policy, Exchange markets, External sector, Economic growth

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the improved near-term outlook for the Zambian economy in recent months, driven by good rains and the rising world copper price. The economy was in near-crisis condition...

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....

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....

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...

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...

International Sovereign Bonds by Emerging Markets and Developing Economies
			: Drivers of Issuance and Spreads

International Sovereign Bonds by Emerging Markets and Developing Economies : Drivers of Issuance and Spreads »

Volume/Issue: 2015/275

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrea Presbitero , Dhaneshwar Ghura , Olumuyiwa Adedeji , and Lamin Njie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 December 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513581729.001

ISBN: 9781513581729

Keywords: Sovereign bond issuance, bond spreads, developing countries, bonds, sovereign bonds, bond, markets, sovereign bond, International Lending and Debt Problems, Asset Pricing

What determines the ability of low-income developing countries to issue bonds in international capital and what explains the spreads on these bonds? This paper examines these questions using a dataset that includes...

International Sovereign Bonds by Emerging Markets and Developing Economies

International Sovereign Bonds by Emerging Markets and Developing Economies »

Source: International Sovereign Bonds by Emerging Markets and Developing Economies : Drivers of Issuance and Spreads

Volume/Issue: 2015/275

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrea Presbitero , Dhaneshwar Ghura , Olumuyiwa Adedeji , and Lamin Njie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513581729

Keywords: Sovereign bond issuance, bond spreads, developing countries, bonds, sovereign bonds, bond, markets, sovereign bond, International Lending and Debt Problems, Asset Pricing

What determines the ability of low-income developing countries to issue bonds in international capital and what explains the spreads on these bonds? This paper examines these questions using a dataset that includes...

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...

Zambia
			: Technical Assistance Report-Towards an Integrated Legal Framework for Public Financial Management

Zambia : Technical Assistance Report-Towards an Integrated Legal Framework for Public Financial Management »

Volume/Issue: 2015/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526744.002

ISBN: 9781513526744

Keywords: Public finance, Financial management, Legislation, Fiscal policy, Budgeting, Public enterprises, Mining sector, Technical Assistance Reports, Zambia, legal framework

This Technical Assistance report proposes a roadmap for completing the process of drafting and adopting an Integrated Legal Framework for Public Financial Management (PFM) in Zambia. The legal framework for PFM in...

Zambia: Technical Assistance Report-Towards an Integrated Legal Framework for Public Financial Management

Zambia: Technical Assistance Report-Towards an Integrated Legal Framework for Public Financial Management »

Source: Zambia : Technical Assistance Report-Towards an Integrated Legal Framework for Public Financial Management

Volume/Issue: 2015/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513526744

Keywords: Public finance, Financial management, Legislation, Fiscal policy, Budgeting, Public enterprises, Mining sector, Technical Assistance Reports, Zambia, legal framework

This Technical Assistance report proposes a roadmap for completing the process of drafting and adopting an Integrated Legal Framework for Public Financial Management (PFM) in Zambia. The legal framework for PFM in...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Zambia

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Zambia »

Source: Zambia : Staff Report for The 2015 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513526898

Keywords: exchange, exchange rate, investment, monetary fund

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that in the last two years, the Zambian economy has been weighed down by large fiscal imbalances, lower copper prices, and policy uncertainties. Real GDP growth has slow...

Zambia
			: Staff Report for The 2015 Article IV Consultation

Zambia : Staff Report for The 2015 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2015/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526898.002

ISBN: 9781513526898

Keywords: exchange, exchange rate, investment, monetary fund

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that in the last two years, the Zambian economy has been weighed down by large fiscal imbalances, lower copper prices, and policy uncertainties. Real GDP growth has slow...

Zambia
			: Selected Issues

Zambia : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2015/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513556253.002

ISBN: 9781513556253

Keywords: tax, income tax, tax rate, revenue, revenues

This Selected Issues paper presents an analysis of change in Zambia's mining fiscal regime. Foreign investment has revived Zambia's mining sector. However, its mining sector's direct contribution to government reve...

Statement by Ms. Chileshe Mpundu Kapwepwe, Executive Director for Zambia; and Ms. Gillian Nkhata, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, May 20, 2015

Statement by Ms. Chileshe Mpundu Kapwepwe, Executive Director for Zambia; and Ms. Gillian Nkhata, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, May 20, 2015 »

Source: Zambia : Staff Report for The 2015 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513526898

Keywords: exchange, exchange rate, investment, monetary fund

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that in the last two years, the Zambian economy has been weighed down by large fiscal imbalances, lower copper prices, and policy uncertainties. Real GDP growth has slow...

Zambia: Selected Issues

Zambia: Selected Issues »

Source: Zambia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513556253

Keywords: tax, income tax, tax rate, revenue, revenues

This Selected Issues paper presents an analysis of change in Zambia's mining fiscal regime. Foreign investment has revived Zambia's mining sector. However, its mining sector's direct contribution to government reve...

Zambia: Selected Issues

Zambia: Selected Issues »

Source: Zambia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513556253

Keywords: tax, income tax, tax rate, revenue, revenues

This Selected Issues paper presents an analysis of change in Zambia's mining fiscal regime. Foreign investment has revived Zambia's mining sector. However, its mining sector's direct contribution to government reve...

Zambia: Selected Issues

Zambia: Selected Issues »

Source: Zambia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513556253

Keywords: tax, income tax, tax rate, revenue, revenues

This Selected Issues paper presents an analysis of change in Zambia's mining fiscal regime. Foreign investment has revived Zambia's mining sector. However, its mining sector's direct contribution to government reve...

Zambia: Selected Issues

Zambia: Selected Issues »

Source: Zambia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513556253

Keywords: tax, income tax, tax rate, revenue, revenues

This Selected Issues paper presents an analysis of change in Zambia's mining fiscal regime. Foreign investment has revived Zambia's mining sector. However, its mining sector's direct contribution to government reve...

Zambia: Staff Report for The 2015 Article IV Consultation

Zambia: Staff Report for The 2015 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Zambia : Staff Report for The 2015 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513526898

Keywords: exchange, exchange rate, investment, monetary fund

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that in the last two years, the Zambian economy has been weighed down by large fiscal imbalances, lower copper prices, and policy uncertainties. Real GDP growth has slow...

Zambia: Staff Report for The 2015 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Zambia: Staff Report for The 2015 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Zambia : Staff Report for The 2015 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513526898

Keywords: exchange, exchange rate, investment, monetary fund

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that in the last two years, the Zambian economy has been weighed down by large fiscal imbalances, lower copper prices, and policy uncertainties. Real GDP growth has slow...

Zambia: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Zambia: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Zambia : Staff Report for The 2015 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513526898

Keywords: exchange, exchange rate, investment, monetary fund

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that in the last two years, the Zambian economy has been weighed down by large fiscal imbalances, lower copper prices, and policy uncertainties. Real GDP growth has slow...

Revisiting the Concept of Dollarization
			: The Global Financial Crisis and Dollarization in Low-Income Countries

Revisiting the Concept of Dollarization : The Global Financial Crisis and Dollarization in Low-Income Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2015/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nkunde Mwase , and Francis Kumah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484366912.001

ISBN: 9781484366912

Keywords: deposit dollarization, GMM, impulse response, flight to quality, currency, deposit, exchange rate, deposits, foreign currency, Models with Panel Data

The economic literature has examined deposit dollarization in nominal terms, typically focusing on the ratio of foreign currency deposits to broad money. However, while private agent demand for foreign currency may...

Revisiting the Concept of Dollarization

Revisiting the Concept of Dollarization »

Source: Revisiting the Concept of Dollarization : The Global Financial Crisis and Dollarization in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2015/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nkunde Mwase , and Francis Kumah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2015

ISBN: 9781484366912

Keywords: deposit dollarization, GMM, impulse response, flight to quality, currency, deposit, exchange rate, deposits, foreign currency, Models with Panel Data

The economic literature has examined deposit dollarization in nominal terms, typically focusing on the ratio of foreign currency deposits to broad money. However, while private agent demand for foreign currency may...

Chapter 1. Experience with Sovereign Bond Issues in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chapter 1. Experience with Sovereign Bond Issues in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Issuing International Sovereign Bonds : Opportunities and Challenges for Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Mauro Mecagni , Jorge Canales Kriljenko , Cheikh Gueye , Yibin Mu , Masafumi Yabara , and Sebastian Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2014

ISBN: 9781475523102

Keywords: Bonds, Bond issues, Access to capital markets, Debt management and restructuring issues, International bond markets, Sub-Saharan Africa, bond, sovereign bonds, sovereign bond, public debt

Although on the rise, most sub-Saharan African countries’ experience with international sovereign bonds is still limited. 2 Eleven countries in sub...

Chapter 2. Sub-Saharan Africa’s Candidates for Debut Sovereign Bonds

Chapter 2. Sub-Saharan Africa’s Candidates for Debut Sovereign Bonds »

Source: Issuing International Sovereign Bonds : Opportunities and Challenges for Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Mauro Mecagni , Jorge Canales Kriljenko , Cheikh Gueye , Yibin Mu , Masafumi Yabara , and Sebastian Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2014

ISBN: 9781475523102

Keywords: Bonds, Bond issues, Access to capital markets, Debt management and restructuring issues, International bond markets, Sub-Saharan Africa, bond, sovereign bonds, sovereign bond, public debt

The combination of favorable global conditions and sub-Saharan African regional considerations may foster a further wave of first-time issuers in sub-Saharan Africa. 10...

Issuing International Sovereign Bonds
			: Opportunities and Challenges for Sub-Saharan Africa

Issuing International Sovereign Bonds : Opportunities and Challenges for Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume: 14

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Mauro Mecagni , Jorge Canales Kriljenko , Cheikh Gueye , Yibin Mu , Masafumi Yabara , and Sebastian Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475523102.087

ISBN: 9781475523102

Keywords: Bonds, Bond issues, Access to capital markets, Debt management and restructuring issues, International bond markets, Sub-Saharan Africa, bond, sovereign bonds, sovereign bond, public debt

This African Department Paper examines the rise in international sovereign bonds issued by African frontier economies and recommends policies for potential first-time issuers....

Issuing International Sovereign Bonds: Opportunities and Challenges for Sub-Saharan Africa

Issuing International Sovereign Bonds: Opportunities and Challenges for Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Issuing International Sovereign Bonds : Opportunities and Challenges for Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Mauro Mecagni , Jorge Canales Kriljenko , Cheikh Gueye , Yibin Mu , Masafumi Yabara , and Sebastian Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2014

ISBN: 9781475523102

Keywords: Bonds, Bond issues, Access to capital markets, Debt management and restructuring issues, International bond markets, Sub-Saharan Africa, bond, sovereign bonds, sovereign bond, public debt

This African Department Paper examines the rise in international sovereign bonds issued by African frontier economies and recommends policies for potential first-time issuers....

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Issuing International Sovereign Bonds : Opportunities and Challenges for Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Mauro Mecagni , Jorge Canales Kriljenko , Cheikh Gueye , Yibin Mu , Masafumi Yabara , and Sebastian Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2014

ISBN: 9781475523102

Keywords: Bonds, Bond issues, Access to capital markets, Debt management and restructuring issues, International bond markets, Sub-Saharan Africa, bond, sovereign bonds, sovereign bond, public debt

This African Department Paper examines the rise in international sovereign bonds issued by African frontier economies and recommends policies for potential first-time issuers....

Chapter 2. Policy Responses to Capital Flows in Sub-Saharan Frontier Markets

Chapter 2. Policy Responses to Capital Flows in Sub-Saharan Frontier Markets »

Source: Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Cheikh Gueye , Javier Arze del Granado , Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu , Mumtaz Hussain , B. Jang , Sebastian Weber , and Juan Corrales

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2014

ISBN: 9781616358440

Keywords: Capital flows, Sub-Saharan Africa, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Cross country analysis

Managing volatile capital flows has not yet created major policy challenges in most sub-Saharan African frontier markets. Looking ahead, however, given the trend toward deeper integration with global financi...

Chapter 1. Short-Term Flows in Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets

Chapter 1. Short-Term Flows in Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets »

Source: Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Cheikh Gueye , Javier Arze del Granado , Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu , Mumtaz Hussain , B. Jang , Sebastian Weber , and Juan Corrales

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2014

ISBN: 9781616358440

Keywords: Capital flows, Sub-Saharan Africa, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Cross country analysis

Nature and Characteristics of Capital Flows Over the last decade, private capital flows to sub-Saharan Africa grew considerably. In the past, Africa had to rely heavily on official r...

Conclusions

Conclusions »

Source: Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Cheikh Gueye , Javier Arze del Granado , Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu , Mumtaz Hussain , B. Jang , Sebastian Weber , and Juan Corrales

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2014

ISBN: 9781616358440

Keywords: Capital flows, Sub-Saharan Africa, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Cross country analysis

In the past three years, foreign portfolio flows to sub-Saharan Africa have grown considerably. Sub-Saharan African frontier markets were the main beneficiaries, and, for the most part, the current bout of g...

Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets

Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets »

Volume: 14

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Cheikh Gueye , Javier Arze del Granado , Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu , Mumtaz Hussain , B. Jang , Sebastian Weber , and Juan Corrales

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616358440.087

ISBN: 9781616358440

Keywords: Capital flows, Sub-Saharan Africa, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Cross country analysis

During the past three years the frontier markets of sub-Saharan Africa have received growing amounts of portfolio capital flows, with heightened interest from foreign investors. Compared with foreign direct investm...

Introduction and Summary

Introduction and Summary »

Source: Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Cheikh Gueye , Javier Arze del Granado , Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu , Mumtaz Hussain , B. Jang , Sebastian Weber , and Juan Corrales

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2014

ISBN: 9781616358440

Keywords: Capital flows, Sub-Saharan Africa, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Cross country analysis

Over the last three years, the frontier market economies of sub-Saharan Africa have received growing amounts of portfolio capital flows. 1 During the 2000s, sub-Saharan African fr...

Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets

Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets »

Source: Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets

Volume: 14

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Cheikh Gueye , Javier Arze del Granado , Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu , Mumtaz Hussain , B. Jang , Sebastian Weber , and Juan Corrales

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2014

ISBN: 9781616358440

Keywords: Capital flows, Sub-Saharan Africa, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Cross country analysis

During the past three years the frontier markets of sub-Saharan Africa have received growing amounts of portfolio capital flows, with heightened interest from foreign investors. Compared with foreign direct investm...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Cheikh Gueye , Javier Arze del Granado , Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu , Mumtaz Hussain , B. Jang , Sebastian Weber , and Juan Corrales

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2014

ISBN: 9781616358440

Keywords: Capital flows, Sub-Saharan Africa, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Cross country analysis

During the past three years the frontier markets of sub-Saharan Africa have received growing amounts of portfolio capital flows, with heightened interest from foreign investors. Compared with foreign direct investm...

Managing Income Tax Compliance through Self-Assessment

Managing Income Tax Compliance through Self-Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2014/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Okello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475515237.001

ISBN: 9781475515237

Keywords: self-assessment, tax return, tax officials, tax administrations, General, Personal Income and Other Nonbusiness Taxes and Subsidies, Business Taxes and Subsidies,

Modern tax administrations seek to optimize tax collections while minimizing administration costs and taxpayer compliance costs. Experience shows that voluntary compliance is best achieved through a system of self-...

Managing Income Tax Compliance through Self-Assessment

Managing Income Tax Compliance through Self-Assessment »

Source: Managing Income Tax Compliance through Self-Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2014/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Okello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2014

ISBN: 9781475515237

Keywords: self-assessment, tax return, tax officials, tax administrations, General, Personal Income and Other Nonbusiness Taxes and Subsidies, Business Taxes and Subsidies,

Modern tax administrations seek to optimize tax collections while minimizing administration costs and taxpayer compliance costs. Experience shows that voluntary compliance is best achieved through a system of self-...