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Zimbabwe
			: Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics

Zimbabwe : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics »

Volume/Issue: 192020/219

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/10.5089/9781513550602.002

ISBN: 9781513550602

Keywords: Financial statistics, Social security, Social security funds, Pension funds, Social welfare programs, ISCR, CR, GFS, outturn, SOEs

As part of a five-year project of the Enhanced Data Dissemination Initiative (EDDI) 2 Government Finance Statistics (GFS) Module on improving GFS and public-sector debt statistics in selected African countries, a m...

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe »

Source: Zimbabwe : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics

Volume/Issue: 192020/219

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513550602

Keywords: Financial statistics, Social security, Social security funds, Pension funds, Social welfare programs, ISCR, CR, GFS, outturn, SOEs

As part of a five-year project of the Enhanced Data Dissemination Initiative (EDDI) 2 Government Finance Statistics (GFS) Module on improving GFS and public-sector debt statistics in selected African countries, a m...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2020 Article IV Consultation with Zimbabwe

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2020 Article IV Consultation with Zimbabwe »

Source: Zimbabwe : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2020/82

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513537726

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary statistics, Financial and Monetary Sector, Balance of payments, Inflation, ISCR, CR, arrears, text figure, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation focuses on Zimbabwe's near- and medium-term challenges and policy priorities and was prepared before COVID-19 became a global pandemic that has resulted in unprecedented strains in...

Zimbabwe
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe »

Volume/Issue: 2020/82

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513537726.002

ISBN: 9781513537726

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary statistics, Financial and Monetary Sector, Balance of payments, Inflation, ISCR, CR, arrears, text figure, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation focuses on Zimbabwe's near- and medium-term challenges and policy priorities and was prepared before COVID-19 became a global pandemic that has resulted in unprecedented strains in...

Statement by Mr. Mahlinza, Executive Director for Zimbabwe and Mr. Nakunyada, Advisor to the Executive Director February 24, 2020

Statement by Mr. Mahlinza, Executive Director for Zimbabwe and Mr. Nakunyada, Advisor to the Executive Director February 24, 2020 »

Source: Zimbabwe : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2020/82

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513537726

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary statistics, Financial and Monetary Sector, Balance of payments, Inflation, ISCR, CR, arrears, text figure, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation focuses on Zimbabwe's near- and medium-term challenges and policy priorities and was prepared before COVID-19 became a global pandemic that has resulted in unprecedented strains in...

Zimbabwe: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe »

Source: Zimbabwe : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2020/82

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513537726

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary statistics, Financial and Monetary Sector, Balance of payments, Inflation, ISCR, CR, arrears, text figure, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation focuses on Zimbabwe's near- and medium-term challenges and policy priorities and was prepared before COVID-19 became a global pandemic that has resulted in unprecedented strains in...

Zimbabwe: Selected Issues

Zimbabwe: Selected Issues »

Source: Zimbabwe : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2020/82

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513537726

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary statistics, Financial and Monetary Sector, Balance of payments, Inflation, ISCR, CR, arrears, text figure, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation focuses on Zimbabwe's near- and medium-term challenges and policy priorities and was prepared before COVID-19 became a global pandemic that has resulted in unprecedented strains in...

Zimbabwe: Selected Issues

Zimbabwe: Selected Issues »

Source: Zimbabwe : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2020/82

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513537726

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary statistics, Financial and Monetary Sector, Balance of payments, Inflation, ISCR, CR, arrears, text figure, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation focuses on Zimbabwe's near- and medium-term challenges and policy priorities and was prepared before COVID-19 became a global pandemic that has resulted in unprecedented strains in...

Zimbabwe: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Zimbabwe: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Zimbabwe : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2020/82

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513537726

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary statistics, Financial and Monetary Sector, Balance of payments, Inflation, ISCR, CR, arrears, text figure, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation focuses on Zimbabwe's near- and medium-term challenges and policy priorities and was prepared before COVID-19 became a global pandemic that has resulted in unprecedented strains in...

Zimbabwe: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Zimbabwe: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Zimbabwe : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2020/82

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513537726

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary statistics, Financial and Monetary Sector, Balance of payments, Inflation, ISCR, CR, arrears, text figure, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation focuses on Zimbabwe's near- and medium-term challenges and policy priorities and was prepared before COVID-19 became a global pandemic that has resulted in unprecedented strains in...

IMF Managing Director Approves a Staff-Monitored Program for Zimbabwe

IMF Managing Director Approves a Staff-Monitored Program for Zimbabwe »

Source: Zimbabwe : Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/144

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498317481

Keywords: Financial soundness indicators, Economic growth, Monetary policy operational framework, Fiscal policy, Exchange rate policy, percent of GDP, cash basis, SOEs, net lend, arrears

This paper discusses the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) for Zimbabwe and highlights that the new government that assumed office following the July 2018 elections is committed to addressing the macroeconomic imbalanc...

Zimbabwe
			: Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release and Staff Report

Zimbabwe : Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2019/144

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498317481.002

ISBN: 9781498317481

Keywords: Financial soundness indicators, Economic growth, Monetary policy operational framework, Fiscal policy, Exchange rate policy, percent of GDP, cash basis, SOEs, net lend, arrears

This paper discusses the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) for Zimbabwe and highlights that the new government that assumed office following the July 2018 elections is committed to addressing the macroeconomic imbalanc...

Zimbabwe
			: Technical Assistance Report-Report on Government Finance Statistics Technical Assistance Mission

Zimbabwe : Technical Assistance Report-Report on Government Finance Statistics Technical Assistance Mission »

Volume/Issue: 2019/103

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498310925.002

ISBN: 9781498310925

Keywords: Public financial corporations, Social security funds, Public corporations, Financial statements, Public sector, subsectors, public corporation, COA, general government, public sector corporation

This Technical Assistance Report discusses that the authorities are making some progress towards higher quality and more comprehensive Government Finance Statistics, however, sufficient information for meaningful m...

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe »

Source: Zimbabwe : Technical Assistance Report-Report on Government Finance Statistics Technical Assistance Mission

Volume/Issue: 2019/103

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498310925

Keywords: Public financial corporations, Social security funds, Public corporations, Financial statements, Public sector, subsectors, public corporation, COA, general government, public sector corporation

This Technical Assistance Report discusses that the authorities are making some progress towards higher quality and more comprehensive Government Finance Statistics, however, sufficient information for meaningful m...

Zimbabwe
			: Technical Assistance Report-Monetary and Financial Statistics Mission

Zimbabwe : Technical Assistance Report-Monetary and Financial Statistics Mission »

Volume/Issue: 2019/75

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/10.5089/9781498302999.002

ISBN: 9781498302999

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary statistics, Financial statements, Bank accounting, Financial statistics, OFCs, MFS, STA, IPEC, source data

In response to a request from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), and with the support of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF's) African Department (AFR), a monetary and financial statistics (MFS) technical assi...

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe »

Source: Zimbabwe : Technical Assistance Report-Monetary and Financial Statistics Mission

Volume/Issue: 2019/75

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302999

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary statistics, Financial statements, Bank accounting, Financial statistics, OFCs, MFS, STA, IPEC, source data

In response to a request from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), and with the support of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF's) African Department (AFR), a monetary and financial statistics (MFS) technical assi...

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...

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 Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Zimbabwe

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Zimbabwe »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/196

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484308158

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Banking sector, Climatic changes, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Zimbabwe's economy is facing difficulties. A severe drought and slow reform momentum have led to high expenditure levels since late 2015 despite subdued revenues. W...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/196

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484308158.002

ISBN: 9781484308158

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Banking sector, Climatic changes, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Zimbabwe's economy is facing difficulties. A severe drought and slow reform momentum have led to high expenditure levels since late 2015 despite subdued revenues. W...

Statement by Mr. Mkwezalamba, Executive Director and Mr. Nakunyada Advisor to the Executive Director, on Zimbabwe, July 5, 2017

Statement by Mr. Mkwezalamba, Executive Director and Mr. Nakunyada Advisor to the Executive Director, on Zimbabwe, July 5, 2017 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/196

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484308158

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Banking sector, Climatic changes, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Zimbabwe's economy is facing difficulties. A severe drought and slow reform momentum have led to high expenditure levels since late 2015 despite subdued revenues. W...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/196

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484308158

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Banking sector, Climatic changes, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Zimbabwe's economy is facing difficulties. A severe drought and slow reform momentum have led to high expenditure levels since late 2015 despite subdued revenues. W...

Zimbabwe: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation-Debt Sustainability Analysis

Zimbabwe: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation-Debt Sustainability Analysis »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/196

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484308158

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Banking sector, Climatic changes, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Zimbabwe's economy is facing difficulties. A severe drought and slow reform momentum have led to high expenditure levels since late 2015 despite subdued revenues. W...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/196

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484308158

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Banking sector, Climatic changes, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Zimbabwe's economy is facing difficulties. A severe drought and slow reform momentum have led to high expenditure levels since late 2015 despite subdued revenues. W...

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...

IMF Executive Board Removes Remedial Measures Applied to Zimbabwe

IMF Executive Board Removes Remedial Measures Applied to Zimbabwe »

Source: Zimbabwe : Zimbabwe: Settlement of Overdue Financial Obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust,Lifting of Declaration of Noncooperation, Lifting of Restriction on Fund Technical Assistance, and Restoration of Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust Eligibility-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475561258

Keywords: Press releases, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Payments arrears, Noncooperation with Fund, Overdue obligations, Zimbabwe, Staff Reports, Settlement of overdue obligations, Sub-Saharan Africa, Technical Assistance

This paper discusses Zimbabwe's Settlement of Overdue Financial Obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT), Lifting of Declaration of Noncooperation, Lifting of Restriction on IMF technical assist...

Zimbabwe
			: Zimbabwe: Settlement of Overdue Financial Obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust,Lifting of Declaration of Noncooperation, Lifting of Restriction on Fund Technical Assistance, and Restoration of Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust Eligibility-Press Release; and Staff Report

Zimbabwe : Zimbabwe: Settlement of Overdue Financial Obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust,Lifting of Declaration of Noncooperation, Lifting of Restriction on Fund Technical Assistance, and Restoration of Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust Eligibility-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2016/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475561258.002

ISBN: 9781475561258

Keywords: Press releases, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Payments arrears, Noncooperation with Fund, Overdue obligations, Zimbabwe, Staff Reports, Settlement of overdue obligations, Sub-Saharan Africa, Technical Assistance

This paper discusses Zimbabwe's Settlement of Overdue Financial Obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT), Lifting of Declaration of Noncooperation, Lifting of Restriction on IMF technical assist...

Zimbabwe: Settlement of Overdue Financial Obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Lifting of Declaration of Noncooperation, Lifting of Restriction on Fund Technical Assistance, and Restoration of Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust Eligibility

Zimbabwe: Settlement of Overdue Financial Obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Lifting of Declaration of Noncooperation, Lifting of Restriction on Fund Technical Assistance, and Restoration of Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust Eligibility »

Source: Zimbabwe : Zimbabwe: Settlement of Overdue Financial Obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust,Lifting of Declaration of Noncooperation, Lifting of Restriction on Fund Technical Assistance, and Restoration of Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust Eligibility-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475561258

Keywords: Press releases, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Payments arrears, Noncooperation with Fund, Overdue obligations, Zimbabwe, Staff Reports, Settlement of overdue obligations, Sub-Saharan Africa, Technical Assistance

This paper discusses Zimbabwe's Settlement of Overdue Financial Obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT), Lifting of Declaration of Noncooperation, Lifting of Restriction on IMF technical assist...

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...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Zimbabwe and Third Review Under the Staff Monitored Program

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Zimbabwe and Third Review Under the Staff Monitored Program »

Source: Zimbabwe : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and the Third Review of the Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2016/109

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2016

ISBN: 9781475568233

Keywords: arrears, debt, commodity prices, monetary fund, inflation

This paper discusses recent developments, outlook, and risks related to the economy of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's economic difficulties have deepened. GDP growth slowed significantly to 1.1 percent in 2015, mainly becaus...

Zimbabwe
			: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and the Third Review of the Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and the Third Review of the Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe »

Volume/Issue: 2016/109

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475568233.002

ISBN: 9781475568233

Keywords: arrears, debt, commodity prices, monetary fund, inflation

This paper discusses recent developments, outlook, and risks related to the economy of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's economic difficulties have deepened. GDP growth slowed significantly to 1.1 percent in 2015, mainly becaus...

Statement by Ms. Kapwepwe, Executive Director and Mr. Sitima-wina, Senior Advisor on Zimbabwe, May 2, 2016

Statement by Ms. Kapwepwe, Executive Director and Mr. Sitima-wina, Senior Advisor on Zimbabwe, May 2, 2016 »

Source: Zimbabwe : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and the Third Review of the Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2016/109

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2016

ISBN: 9781475568233

Keywords: arrears, debt, commodity prices, monetary fund, inflation

This paper discusses recent developments, outlook, and risks related to the economy of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's economic difficulties have deepened. GDP growth slowed significantly to 1.1 percent in 2015, mainly becaus...

Zimbabwe: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and the Third Review of the Staff-Monitored Program

Zimbabwe: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and the Third Review of the Staff-Monitored Program »

Source: Zimbabwe : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and the Third Review of the Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2016/109

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2016

ISBN: 9781475568233

Keywords: arrears, debt, commodity prices, monetary fund, inflation

This paper discusses recent developments, outlook, and risks related to the economy of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's economic difficulties have deepened. GDP growth slowed significantly to 1.1 percent in 2015, mainly becaus...

Zimbabwe: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and the Third Review of the Staff-Monitored Program—Debt Sustainabilityanalysis

Zimbabwe: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and the Third Review of the Staff-Monitored Program—Debt Sustainabilityanalysis »

Source: Zimbabwe : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and the Third Review of the Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2016/109

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2016

ISBN: 9781475568233

Keywords: arrears, debt, commodity prices, monetary fund, inflation

This paper discusses recent developments, outlook, and risks related to the economy of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's economic difficulties have deepened. GDP growth slowed significantly to 1.1 percent in 2015, mainly becaus...

Zimbabwe: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and the Third Review of the Staff-Monitored Program—Informational Annex

Zimbabwe: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and the Third Review of the Staff-Monitored Program—Informational Annex »

Source: Zimbabwe : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and the Third Review of the Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2016/109

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2016

ISBN: 9781475568233

Keywords: arrears, debt, commodity prices, monetary fund, inflation

This paper discusses recent developments, outlook, and risks related to the economy of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's economic difficulties have deepened. GDP growth slowed significantly to 1.1 percent in 2015, mainly becaus...

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...

Zimbabwe
			: Second Review Under the Staff-Monitor Program-Press Release; and Staff Report

Zimbabwe : Second Review Under the Staff-Monitor Program-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2015/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513576688.002

ISBN: 9781513576688

Keywords: arrears, creditors, monetary fund, revenue, deposits

This paper discusses Zimbabwe's Second Review of the Staff-Monitored Program. The program is on track. Four of the five quantitative targets for end-June 2015, and all the structural benchmarks for the second revie...

Zimbabwe—IMF Management Completes Second Review of Staff-Monitored Program

Zimbabwe—IMF Management Completes Second Review of Staff-Monitored Program »

Source: Zimbabwe : Second Review Under the Staff-Monitor Program-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2015/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513576688

Keywords: arrears, creditors, monetary fund, revenue, deposits

This paper discusses Zimbabwe's Second Review of the Staff-Monitored Program. The program is on track. Four of the five quantitative targets for end-June 2015, and all the structural benchmarks for the second revie...

Zimbabwe: Second Review of the Staff-Monitored Program

Zimbabwe: Second Review of the Staff-Monitored Program »

Source: Zimbabwe : Second Review Under the Staff-Monitor Program-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2015/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513576688

Keywords: arrears, creditors, monetary fund, revenue, deposits

This paper discusses Zimbabwe's Second Review of the Staff-Monitored Program. The program is on track. Four of the five quantitative targets for end-June 2015, and all the structural benchmarks for the second revie...

Zimbabwe First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program

Zimbabwe First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program »

Volume/Issue: 2015/105

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475518771.002

ISBN: 9781475518771

Keywords: debt, arrears, inflation, monetary fund, creditors

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Context. The Zimbabwean authorities have made progress in implementing their macroeconomic and structural reform programs, despite the economic and financial difficulties. During 2015, the authori...

Zimbabwe First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program

Zimbabwe First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program »

Source: Zimbabwe First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2015/105

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475518771

Keywords: debt, arrears, inflation, monetary fund, creditors

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Context. The Zimbabwean authorities have made progress in implementing their macroeconomic and structural reform programs, despite the economic and financial difficulties. During 2015, the authori...

Zimbabwe—IMF Management Completes First Review of Staff- Monitored Program

Zimbabwe—IMF Management Completes First Review of Staff- Monitored Program »

Source: Zimbabwe First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2015/105

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475518771

Keywords: debt, arrears, inflation, monetary fund, creditors

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Context. The Zimbabwean authorities have made progress in implementing their macroeconomic and structural reform programs, despite the economic and financial difficulties. During 2015, the authori...

Zimbabwe
			: Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program and Successor Staff-Monitored Program

Zimbabwe : Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program and Successor Staff-Monitored Program »

Volume/Issue: 2014/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498359993.002

ISBN: 9781498359993

Keywords: debt, arrears, inflation, monetary fund, external debt

This paper discusses Zimbabwe's Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) and the successor SMP. Zimbabwe has succeeded in keeping macroeconomic conditions relatively stable, despite difficult political...

Zimbabwe – IMF Management Completes Third Review of Staff-Monitored Program and Approves a Successor SMP

Zimbabwe – IMF Management Completes Third Review of Staff-Monitored Program and Approves a Successor SMP »

Source: Zimbabwe : Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program and Successor Staff-Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2014/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 2014

ISBN: 9781498359993

Keywords: debt, arrears, inflation, monetary fund, external debt

This paper discusses Zimbabwe's Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) and the successor SMP. Zimbabwe has succeeded in keeping macroeconomic conditions relatively stable, despite difficult political...

Zimbabwe: Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program and Successor Staff-Monitored Program

Zimbabwe: Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program and Successor Staff-Monitored Program »

Source: Zimbabwe : Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program and Successor Staff-Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2014/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 2014

ISBN: 9781498359993

Keywords: debt, arrears, inflation, monetary fund, external debt

This paper discusses Zimbabwe's Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) and the successor SMP. Zimbabwe has succeeded in keeping macroeconomic conditions relatively stable, despite difficult political...

IMF Management Completes Combined First and Second Reviews Under the Staff-Monitored Program Zimbabwe

IMF Management Completes Combined First and Second Reviews Under the Staff-Monitored Program Zimbabwe »

Source: Zimbabwe : First and Second Reviews Under the Staff Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2014/220

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498343923

Keywords: external debt, public debt management, reserve bank, budget balance, debt management

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Zimbabwe's performance under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) has been broadly satisfactorily through the difficult electoral transition period, and the authorities have taken corrective measure...

Zimbabwe
			: First and Second Reviews Under the Staff Monitored Program

Zimbabwe : First and Second Reviews Under the Staff Monitored Program »

Volume/Issue: 2014/220

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498343923.002

ISBN: 9781498343923

Keywords: external debt, public debt management, reserve bank, budget balance, debt management

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Zimbabwe's performance under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) has been broadly satisfactorily through the difficult electoral transition period, and the authorities have taken corrective measure...

Zimbabwe: First and Second Reviews Under the Staff Monitored Program

Zimbabwe: First and Second Reviews Under the Staff Monitored Program »

Source: Zimbabwe : First and Second Reviews Under the Staff Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2014/220

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498343923

Keywords: external debt, public debt management, reserve bank, budget balance, debt management

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Zimbabwe's performance under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) has been broadly satisfactorily through the difficult electoral transition period, and the authorities have taken corrective measure...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Zimbabwe

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Zimbabwe »

Source: Zimbabwe : 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2014/202

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498383028

Keywords: external debt, current account, current account deficit, external financing, reserve bank

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic rebound in Zimbabwe experienced since the end of hyperinflation in 2009 has now ended. After averaging 10 percent over 2009-2012, growth fell to an estimat...

Zimbabwe
			: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe : 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe »

Volume/Issue: 2014/202

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498383028.002

ISBN: 9781498383028

Keywords: external debt, current account, current account deficit, external financing, reserve bank

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic rebound in Zimbabwe experienced since the end of hyperinflation in 2009 has now ended. After averaging 10 percent over 2009-2012, growth fell to an estimat...

Statement by Mr. Saho, Executive Director for Zimbabwe, June 18, 2014

Statement by Mr. Saho, Executive Director for Zimbabwe, June 18, 2014 »

Source: Zimbabwe : 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2014/202

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498383028

Keywords: external debt, current account, current account deficit, external financing, reserve bank

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic rebound in Zimbabwe experienced since the end of hyperinflation in 2009 has now ended. After averaging 10 percent over 2009-2012, growth fell to an estimat...

Zimbabwe: 2014 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: 2014 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe »

Source: Zimbabwe : 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2014/202

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498383028

Keywords: external debt, current account, current account deficit, external financing, reserve bank

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic rebound in Zimbabwe experienced since the end of hyperinflation in 2009 has now ended. After averaging 10 percent over 2009-2012, growth fell to an estimat...

Zimbabwe: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Zimbabwe: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Zimbabwe : 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2014/202

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498383028

Keywords: external debt, current account, current account deficit, external financing, reserve bank

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic rebound in Zimbabwe experienced since the end of hyperinflation in 2009 has now ended. After averaging 10 percent over 2009-2012, growth fell to an estimat...

Zimbabwe: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Zimbabwe: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Zimbabwe : 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2014/202

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498383028

Keywords: external debt, current account, current account deficit, external financing, reserve bank

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic rebound in Zimbabwe experienced since the end of hyperinflation in 2009 has now ended. After averaging 10 percent over 2009-2012, growth fell to an estimat...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Boom, Bust or Prosperity? Managing Sub-Saharan Africa's Natural Resource Wealth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Charlotte Lundgren , Alun Thomas , and Robert York

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2013

Language: Portuguese

ISBN: 9781484397466

Keywords: oil, minerals, fiscal framework, governance, resource curse, Dutch disease, taxation, investment efficiency, capacity, extractive industries

Sizeable natural resource endowments and potentially large financial inflows from their extraction provide an unparalleled opportunity for economic growth and development in a growing number of sub-Saharan African...

Capítulo 3. Desafios para a política macroeconómica

Capítulo 3. Desafios para a política macroeconómica »

Source: Boom, Bust or Prosperity? Managing Sub-Saharan Africa's Natural Resource Wealth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Charlotte Lundgren , Alun Thomas , and Robert York

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2013

Language: Portuguese

ISBN: 9781484397466

Keywords: oil, minerals, fiscal framework, governance, resource curse, Dutch disease, taxation, investment efficiency, capacity, extractive industries

Um grande desafio para as políticas macroeconómicas no contexto das economias ricas em recursos naturais é criar um clima de negócios que conduza à transformação da riqueza de recursos naturais em activos re...