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Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780198785811.071

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

Monetary policy in sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) has undergone an important transformation in recent decades. With the advent of sustained growth and generally stable fiscal policies in much of the region, many countries...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067110.086

ISBN: 9781589067110

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, monetary policy, capital inflows, exchange rate regime

The region's prospects continue to be promising, but global developments pose increased risks to the outlook. Growth in sub-Saharan Africa should again average about 61/2 percent in 2008 with oil exporters leading...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2010, Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Resilience and Risks

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2010, Sub-Saharan Africa : Resilience and Risks »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069497.086

ISBN: 9781589069497

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, exchange rate regimes, oil exporters

The October 2010 Regional Economic Outlook features: (i) an overview of economic developments and prospects in sub-Saharan Africa; (ii) an analytical assessment of how monetary policy changes are transmitted throug...

Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jean-Pierre Briffaut , George Iden , Peter Hayward , Tonny Lybek , Hassanali Mehran , Piero Ugolini , and Stephen Swaray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757586.084

ISBN: 9781557757586

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, monetary policy, payments

This study takes stock of progress made so far in the financial sectors of sub-saharan African countries. It recommends further reforms and specific measures in the areas of supervision, development of monetary ope...

Perspectives économiques régionales, Avril 2008 
			: Afrique subsaharienne

Perspectives économiques régionales, Avril 2008 : Afrique subsaharienne »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2008

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067127.086

ISBN: 9781589067127

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, monetary policy, capital inflows, exchange rate regime, capital flows, electricity, bonds, monetary fund, inflation targeting

The region's prospects continue to be promising, but global developments pose increased risks to the outlook. Growth in sub-Saharan Africa should again average about 61/2 percent in 2008 with oil exporters leading...

Perspectives économiques Régionales
			: Afrique subsaharienne: Maintenir la croissance

Perspectives économiques Régionales : Afrique subsaharienne: Maintenir la croissance »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2011

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351267.086

ISBN: 9781616351267

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate regimes, exporting countries, surveys, household consumption, oil-importing countries, importing countries, fixed exchange rate regimes, floating exchange rate

This year looks set to be another encouraging one for most sub-Saharan African economies. Reflecting mainly strong demand but also elevated commodity prices, the region's economy is set to expand by more than 51/4...

Perspectives économiques régionales, Octobre 2010 
			: Afrique subsaharienne: Résilience et risques

Perspectives économiques régionales, Octobre 2010 : Afrique subsaharienne: Résilience et risques »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2010

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069657.086

ISBN: 9781589069657

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, exchange rate regimes, oil exporters, fixed exchange rate, exchange rates, floating exchange rate, importing countries, oil-importing countries

The five Regional Economic Outlooks published biannually by the IMF cover Asia and Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Western Hemisphere. In each volume, recent economic...

Lessons From High Inflation Epidsodes for Stabilizing the Economy in Zimbabwe

Lessons From High Inflation Epidsodes for Stabilizing the Economy in Zimbabwe »

Source: Lessons From High Inflation Epidsodes for Stabilizing the Economy in Zimbabwe

Volume/Issue: 2007/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jens Clausen , Sharmini Coorey , Bakar Ould-Abdallah , Sònia Muñoz , and Norbert Funke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866636

Keywords: High Inflation, Macroeconomic Stabilization, International Experience, monetary fund, central bank, high inflation episodes, Studies of Particular Policy Episodes,

Zimbabwe has currently the highest rate of inflation in the world (an annual rate of 1,730 percent in February, 2007). The high rates of inflation have contributed to the contraction of the economy, which has decli...

IMF Managing Director Approves a Staff-Monitored Program for Zimbabwe

IMF Managing Director Approves a Staff-Monitored Program for Zimbabwe »

Source: Zimbabwe : Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/144

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498317481

Keywords: Financial soundness indicators, Economic growth, Monetary policy operational framework, Fiscal policy, Exchange rate policy, percent of GDP, cash basis, SOEs, net lend, arrears

Zimbabwe faces deep macroeconomic imbalances. After a period of relative macroeconomic stability when hyperinflation was broken in 2008 with the move to full dollarization, the fiscal situation has deteriorated sha...

1 Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction Central banks (CBs) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have made great progress over the past two decades in stabilizing inflation, to single digits on average, in the contex...