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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...

Money Isn't Everything
			: The Challenge of Scaling Up Aid to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals in Ethiopia

Money Isn't Everything : The Challenge of Scaling Up Aid to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals in Ethiopia »

Volume/Issue: 2006/192

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Todd Mattina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864526.001

ISBN: 9781451864526

Keywords: Dutch disease, aid scaling up, per, public spending, expenditure, fiscal framework, public expenditure, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, Dutch Desease, And Finance,

This paper outlines the challenge of developing an operational macroeconomic framework in Ethiopia consistent with the large envisaged scaling up of aid to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This pape...

Are Remittances Good for Labor Markets in LICs, MICs and Fragile States?

Are Remittances Good for Labor Markets in LICs, MICs and Fragile States? »

Volume/Issue: 2018/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ralph Chami , Ekkehard Ernst , Connel Fullenkamp , and Anne Oeking

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484353615.001

ISBN: 9781484353615

Keywords: Labor markets, Inclusive growth, Remittances, Low income countries, fragile countries, middle income countries, Dutch Disease, Factor Income Distribution

We present cross-country evidence on the impact of remittances on labor market outcomes. Remittances appear to have a strong impact on both labor supply and labor demand in recipient countries. These effects are hi...

Macroeconomic and Sectoral Effects of Terms-of-Trade Shocks
			: The Experience of the Oil-Exporting Developing Countries

Macroeconomic and Sectoral Effects of Terms-of-Trade Shocks : The Experience of the Oil-Exporting Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 1999/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451855586.001

ISBN: 9781451855586

Keywords: Terms of trade, natural resources, Dutch Disease, natural-resource, trade shocks, terms-of-trade shocks, natural-resource sector

This paper investigates the impact of long-run terms-of-trade shocks. Analytically, we show that, if capital goods are largely importable or the labor supply is sufficiently elastic, then natural-resource booms inc...

Mozambique Rising
			: Building a New Tomorrow

Mozambique Rising : Building a New Tomorrow »

Volume: 14

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Doris Ross , Victor Lledo , Alex Segura-Ubiergo , Yuan Xiao , Iyabo Masha , Alun Thomas , and Keiichiro Inui

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475565102.087

ISBN: 9781475565102

Keywords: Demographic transition, Economic growth, Dutch disease, Agricultural sector, Employment, Economic policy, Job creation, Natural resources, Natural gas, Mozambique

This publication highlights Mozambique's remarkably strong growth over the two decades since the end of the civil war in 1992, as well as the major challenges that remain for the country to rise out of poverty and...

Expansion, récession ou prospérité? L'exploitation des richesses naturelles en Afrique subsaharienne

Expansion, récession ou prospérité? L'exploitation des richesses naturelles en Afrique subsaharienne »

Volume: 13

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2013

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484374443.087

ISBN: 9781484374443

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...

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

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

Volume: 13

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484397466.087

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...

Aid and the Dutch Disease in Low-Income Countries
			: Informed Diagnoses for Prudent Prognoses

Aid and the Dutch Disease in Low-Income Countries : Informed Diagnoses for Prudent Prognoses »

Volume/Issue: 2004/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mwanza Nkusu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846874.001

ISBN: 9781451846874

Keywords: Exchange Rate, and Poverty, dutch disease, real exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Welfare and Poverty: General, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper demonstrates that the Dutch disease need not materialize in low-income countries that can draw on their idle productive capacity to satisfy the aid-induced increased demand. Diagnoses on, and prognoses f...