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Promoting Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Learning What Works

Promoting Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa : Learning What Works »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Dhaneshwar Ghura , Anupam Basu , and Anthony Calamitsis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557759665.051

ISBN: 9781557759665

Keywords: growth rates, real gdp, economic growth, gdp growth, domestic savings

Africa is the world's poorest continent, but amid all the bad news, there is hope for change. This pamphlet examines the lessons to be learned from some of the more successful economies south of the Sahara, and dis...

China's Economic Growth

China's Economic Growth »

Source: China's Economic Growth : International Spillovers

Volume/Issue: 2010/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Athanasios Vamvakidis , and Vivek Arora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201761

Keywords: growth, gdp growth, real gdp, economic growth, net exports, world trade, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

This paper presents some facts on China's role in the world economy and measures the impact of China's growth on growth in the rest of the world in the short and long term. Short-run estimates based on VARs and err...

Sub-Saharan Africa Learning What Works

Sub-Saharan Africa Learning What Works »

Source: Promoting Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa : Learning What Works

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Dhaneshwar Ghura , Anupam Basu , and Anthony Calamitsis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2000

ISBN: 9781557759665

Keywords: growth rates, real gdp, economic growth, gdp growth, domestic savings

Africa is the world’s poorest continent. But for the first time in a generation—amid all the bad news—there is hope for change. An increasing number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa are showing signs of ec...

Sustaining and Accelerating Pro-Poor Growth in Africa

Sustaining and Accelerating Pro-Poor Growth in Africa »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Kevin Carey , Sanjeev Gupta , and Catherine Pattillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064942.058

ISBN: 9781589064942

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty, pro-poor growth, pro-poor, growth rates, tfp, real gdp

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa has recently shown signs of improvement, but is still short of levels needed to attain the Millennium Development Goals. Economists have placed increasing emphasis on understanding the...

Private Investment and Endogenous Growth

Private Investment and Endogenous Growth »

Source: Private Investment and Endogenous Growth : Evidence From Cameroon

Volume/Issue: 1997/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dhaneshwar Ghura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

ISBN: 9781451980004

Keywords: private investment, economic growth, human capital, real gdp, growth rate

This paper investigates empirically the factors that have influenced economic growth in Cameroon during 1963-96. The results, which support the endogenous-growth-type model, indicate that (1) the aggregate producti...

Adjustment and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa1

Adjustment and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa1 »

Source: Adjustment and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 1999/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dhaneshwar Ghura , Anupam Basu , and Anthony Calamitsis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1999

ISBN: 9781451847093

Keywords: growth rates, inflation, real gdp, inflation rates, economic growth

This paper analyzes the factors affecting economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa, using data for 1981–97. The results indicate that per capita real GDP growth is positively influenced by economic policies tha...

East Asian Growth Before and After the Crisis

East Asian Growth Before and After the Crisis »

Source: East Asian Growth Before and After the Crisis

Volume/Issue: 1998/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): N. Crafts

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451855883

Keywords: tfp, economic growth, capital markets, growth rates, real gdp

This paper surveys the literature on the growth performance of the east Asian economies in recent decades, evaluates the sustainability of that performance, and provides a preliminary assessment of their long-term...

Is Russia Still Driving Regional Economic Growth?

Is Russia Still Driving Regional Economic Growth? »

Source: Is Russia Still Driving Regional Economic Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2005/192

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani , Etibar Jafarov , and Clinton Shiells

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862119

Keywords: Russia, CIS, real gdp, gdp growth, correlation, growth rates, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper investigates whether the linkages between economic growth in Russia and growth in other countries in the region have weakened over time, particularly following the 1998 Russian crisis. It specifies an ec...

Is China Over-Investing and Does it Matter?

Is China Over-Investing and Does it Matter? »

Source: Is China Over-Investing and Does it Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2012/277

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Il Houng Lee , Murtaza Syed , and Liu Xueyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475562675

Keywords: Social Welfare, Intertemporal Consumer Choice, cost of capital, gdp growth, real gdp, economic growth, General,

Now close to 50 percent of GDP, this paper assesses the appropriateness of China's current investment levels. It finds that China's capital-to-output ratio is within the range of other emerging markets, but its eco...

Sources of Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sources of Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Sources of Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2004/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Brou Aka , Bernardin Akitoby , Amor Tahari , and Dhaneshwar Ghura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451858846

Keywords: Growth Accounting, Growth Prospects, tfp, real gdp, gdp growth, economic growth, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

Analysis of 1960-2002 data shows that average real GDP growth in sub-Saharan Africa was low and decelerated continuously before starting to recover in the second part of the 1990s. Growth was driven primarily by fa...