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Global Monitoring Report, 2005
			: Millennium Development Goals:  From Consensus to Momentum

Global Monitoring Report, 2005 : Millennium Development Goals: From Consensus to Momentum »

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821360774.019

ISBN: 9780821360774

Keywords: primary education, multilateral development banks, debt relief, financial institutions, service delivery

The year 2005 marks an important juncture for development as the international community takes stock of implementation of the Millennium Declaration-signed by 189 countries in 2000-and discusses how progress toward...

Africa on the Move
			: Unlocking the Potential of Small Middle-Income States

Africa on the Move : Unlocking the Potential of Small Middle-Income States »

Series: Books

Author(s): Lamin Leigh , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513588605.071

ISBN: 9781513588605

Keywords: Economic growth, Infrastructure, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic development, Poverty eradication, environment, employment, bank, unemployment, labor

This book describes the reforms needed to move small middle-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa to advanced-economy status. The result of intense discussions with public officials in the countries covered, the b...

Measuring Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Measuring Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Measuring Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 1999/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrique Gelbard , and Sérgio Leite

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1999

ISBN: 9781451852806

Keywords: financial development, measurement, Africa, monetary policy, financial liberalization, financial systems, monetary policy instruments, financial sector

This study introduces an index for measuring financial development and a set of six indices representing key characteristics of the financial systems in 38 sub-Saharan African countries. The results show that these...

Financial Deepening, Property Rights and Poverty

Financial Deepening, Property Rights and Poverty »

Source: Financial Deepening, Property Rights and Poverty : Evidence From Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2011/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yifei Huang , and Raju Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462305230

Keywords: financial development, property rights, dependent variable, gini coefficient, descriptive statistics, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Financial Economics: General,

Recent studies on the relationship between financial development and poverty have been inconclusive. Some claim that, by allowing more entrepreneurs to obtain financing, financial development improves the allocatio...

Building Supervisory Structures in Sub-Saharan Africa

Building Supervisory Structures in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Building Supervisory Structures in Sub-Saharan Africa : An Analytical Framework

Volume/Issue: 2007/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , and Michael Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451865820

Keywords: financial development, and financial regulation, central bank, monetary fund, monetary policy, reserve bank, central banks,

Current trends in financial sector development in sub-Saharan Africa are prompting policymakers to focus on the design of appropriate supervisory structures. Against the backdrop of worldwide efforts to remodel sup...

Regional Integration of Stock Exchanges in Eastern and Southern Africa

Regional Integration of Stock Exchanges in Eastern and Southern Africa »

Source: Regional Integration of Stock Exchanges in Eastern and Southern Africa : Progress and Prospects

Volume/Issue: 2005/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacqueline Irving

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861419

Keywords: capital markets development, stock exchange, capital markets, stock exchanges, stock market, capital market, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper assesses whether regional cooperation and integration of stock exchanges in eastern and southern Africa could offer a way of overcoming impediments to the exchanges' development. The paper concludes that...

Domestic Debt Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa

Domestic Debt Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Domestic Debt Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2004/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jakob Christensen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451846584

Keywords: domestic debt markets, government debt, domestic borrowing, financial sector, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This study discusses the role of domestic debt markets in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) based on a new dataset covering 27 SSA countries during the 20-year period 1980-2000. The study finds that domestic debt markets in...

Understanding the Growth of African Financial Markets

Understanding the Growth of African Financial Markets »

Source: Understanding the Growth of African Financial Markets

Volume/Issue: 2009/182

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mihasonirina Andrianaivo , and Charles Amo Yartey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451873290

Keywords: Political Risk, stock market, stock market development, capital account liberalization, stock market capitalization, Financial Institutions and Services: General, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This paper examines empirically the determinants of financial market development in Africa with an emphasis on banking systems and stock markets. The results show that income level, creditor rights protection, fina...

1 Overview: Building Momentum toward the Millennium Development Goals

1 Overview: Building Momentum toward the Millennium Development Goals »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2005 : Millennium Development Goals: From Consensus to Momentum

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2005

ISBN: 9780821360774

Keywords: primary education, multilateral development banks, debt relief, financial institutions, service delivery

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Monterrey Consensus have created a powerful global compact for development. 1 But the continued credibility of this co...

2 Spurring and Sustaining Economic Growth

2 Spurring and Sustaining Economic Growth »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2005 : Millennium Development Goals: From Consensus to Momentum

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2005

ISBN: 9780821360774

Keywords: primary education, multilateral development banks, debt relief, financial institutions, service delivery

Economic growth is central to reducing poverty and meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Globally, prospects are promising for halving income poverty—the first goal—by 2015. The two c...