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Sustaining Growth Accelerations and Pro-Poor Growth in Africa

Sustaining Growth Accelerations and Pro-Poor Growth in Africa »

Source: Sustaining Growth Accelerations and Pro-Poor Growth in Africa

Volume/Issue: 2005/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862140

Keywords: growth, growth accelerations, pro-poor growth, pro-poor, growth rates, tfp, real gdp, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, Economywide Country Studies: Africa

Are improvements in growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) since the mid-1990s sustainable? What types of growth strategies contribute the most to reducing poverty? This paper examines these questions in four stages. F...

Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community: Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community: Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms »

Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

This paper examines how susceptible East African Community (EAC) economies are to asymmetric shocks, assesses the value of the exchange rate as a shock absorber for these countries, and reviews adjustment mechanism...

Uganda: Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument

Uganda: Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument »

Source: Uganda : Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475565225

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Banking sector, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent, Press releases, Policy Support Instrument, Performance criteria waivers, Monetary policy

The economy has performed reasonably well in a complex environment. Growth slowed marginally in FY15/16, reflecting muted sentiment in an election year and adverse global and regional developments. Growth should nu...

Uganda: Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument—Informational Annex

Uganda: Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument—Informational Annex »

Source: Uganda : Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475565225

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Banking sector, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent, Press releases, Policy Support Instrument, Performance criteria waivers, Monetary policy

The economy has performed reasonably well in a complex environment. Growth slowed marginally in FY15/16, reflecting muted sentiment in an election year and adverse global and regional developments. Growth should nu...

Uganda: Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Uganda: Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Uganda : Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475565225

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Banking sector, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent, Press releases, Policy Support Instrument, Performance criteria waivers, Monetary policy

The economy has performed reasonably well in a complex environment. Growth slowed marginally in FY15/16, reflecting muted sentiment in an election year and adverse global and regional developments. Growth should nu...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument for Uganda

IMF Executive Board Completes the Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument for Uganda »

Source: Uganda : Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475565225

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Banking sector, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent, Press releases, Policy Support Instrument, Performance criteria waivers, Monetary policy

The economy has performed reasonably well in a complex environment. Growth slowed marginally in FY15/16, reflecting muted sentiment in an election year and adverse global and regional developments. Growth should nu...

Appendix I. Exchange Rate Classification Codes

Appendix I. Exchange Rate Classification Codes »

Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

Ilzetzki, Reinhart, and Rogoff (2010) [IRR] classification codes 1 N...

Appendix II. Country Specifications in the SVAR

Appendix II. Country Specifications in the SVAR »

Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

Our data set includes observations for the following periods (data for the United States, Canada, and the oil price are available for as long as is necessary for our purposes)....

Appendix III. Impulse Response Functions

Appendix III. Impulse Response Functions »

Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

Impulse responses functions are plotted below for the five endogenous variables and the five structural shocks. The dotted lines represent bootstrapped 90 percent confidence bands. United States* and Kenya*,...

Appendix IV. Variance Decompositions

Appendix IV. Variance Decompositions »

Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

Variance Decompositions with the United States* Burundi...