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Walking a Fine Line: Public Investment Scaling Up and Debt Sustainability in Burkina Faso

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Source: Walking a Fine Line : Public Investment Scaling-Up and Debt Sustainability in Burkina Faso

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi , Mame Astou Diouf , and Constant Lonkeng Ngouana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498358538

Keywords: Economic growth, Fiscal sustainability, Foreign aid, Foreign aid policy, investment, public investment, debt, environment, capital

This paper analyzes the macroeconomics of scaling up public investment in Burkina Faso under alternative financing options, including through foreign aid and a combination of tax adjustment and borrowing. Our findi...

Appendices: Tables and Figures

Appendices: Tables and Figures »

Source: Walking a Fine Line : Public Investment Scaling-Up and Debt Sustainability in Burkina Faso

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi , Mame Astou Diouf , and Constant Lonkeng Ngouana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498358538

Keywords: Economic growth, Fiscal sustainability, Foreign aid, Foreign aid policy, investment, public investment, debt, environment, capital

A. Table: Selected Steady State Ratios Variables...

I. Introduction

I. Introduction »

Source: Walking a Fine Line : Public Investment Scaling-Up and Debt Sustainability in Burkina Faso

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi , Mame Astou Diouf , and Constant Lonkeng Ngouana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498358538

Keywords: Economic growth, Fiscal sustainability, Foreign aid, Foreign aid policy, investment, public investment, debt, environment, capital

Burkina Faso is a landlocked West African country with an important infrastructure deficit. A World Bank study evaluates the country’s infrastructure funding gap at US$165 million per year, equivalent to 4 p...

II. Background: Economic and Social Environment

II. Background: Economic and Social Environment »

Source: Walking a Fine Line : Public Investment Scaling-Up and Debt Sustainability in Burkina Faso

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi , Mame Astou Diouf , and Constant Lonkeng Ngouana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498358538

Keywords: Economic growth, Fiscal sustainability, Foreign aid, Foreign aid policy, investment, public investment, debt, environment, capital

Burkina Faso’s economic performance has been generally strong during the past decade (Appendix B, Figure 1), although many impediments to broad-based growth remain. Sustained implementation of sound policies...

III. Investment Scaling-Up Financed by Aid without Fiscal Adjustment

III. Investment Scaling-Up Financed by Aid without Fiscal Adjustment »

Source: Walking a Fine Line : Public Investment Scaling-Up and Debt Sustainability in Burkina Faso

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi , Mame Astou Diouf , and Constant Lonkeng Ngouana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498358538

Keywords: Economic growth, Fiscal sustainability, Foreign aid, Foreign aid policy, investment, public investment, debt, environment, capital

A. Setting of Aid Scaling-Up This section assesses the macroeconomic impact of an aid surge in Burkina Faso, of the magnitude of the Gleneagles commitment, and draws policy recommend...

IV. Investment Scaling-Up Financed through Fiscal Adjustment and Borrowing

IV. Investment Scaling-Up Financed through Fiscal Adjustment and Borrowing »

Source: Walking a Fine Line : Public Investment Scaling-Up and Debt Sustainability in Burkina Faso

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi , Mame Astou Diouf , and Constant Lonkeng Ngouana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498358538

Keywords: Economic growth, Fiscal sustainability, Foreign aid, Foreign aid policy, investment, public investment, debt, environment, capital

This section examines the public investment, growth, and debt sustainability nexus in Burkina Faso. It uses an open-economy DGE model developed by Buffie and others (2012) to simulate the macroeconomic impli...

V. Conclusion and Policy Recommendations

V. Conclusion and Policy Recommendations »

Source: Walking a Fine Line : Public Investment Scaling-Up and Debt Sustainability in Burkina Faso

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi , Mame Astou Diouf , and Constant Lonkeng Ngouana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498358538

Keywords: Economic growth, Fiscal sustainability, Foreign aid, Foreign aid policy, investment, public investment, debt, environment, capital

An effective implementation of Burkina Faso’s new PRSP would contribute to significant progress in addressing the country’s large infrastructure gap, thus enhancing growth prospects and poverty reduction eff...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Walking a Fine Line : Public Investment Scaling-Up and Debt Sustainability in Burkina Faso

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi , Mame Astou Diouf , and Constant Lonkeng Ngouana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498358538

Keywords: Economic growth, Fiscal sustainability, Foreign aid, Foreign aid policy, investment, public investment, debt, environment, capital

This paper analyzes the macroeconomics of scaling up public investment in Burkina Faso under alternative financing options, including through foreign aid and a combination of tax adjustment and borrowing. Our findi...

Walking a Fine Line
			: Public Investment Scaling-Up and Debt Sustainability in Burkina Faso

Walking a Fine Line : Public Investment Scaling-Up and Debt Sustainability in Burkina Faso »

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi , Mame Astou Diouf , and Constant Lonkeng Ngouana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498358538.087

ISBN: 9781498358538

Keywords: Economic growth, Fiscal sustainability, Foreign aid, Foreign aid policy, investment, public investment, debt, environment, capital

This paper analyzes the macroeconomics of scaling up public investment in Burkina Faso under alternative financing options, including through foreign aid and a combination of tax adjustment and borrowing. Our findi...