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Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014
			: Staying the Course

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498386456.086

ISBN: 9781498386456

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Cross country analysis, Private investment, Regional Economic Outlook, Public debt, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Infrastructure

Growth in much of Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to remain strong, driven by efforts to invest in infrastructure and strong agricultural production. The current Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone i...

Investing in Electricity, Growth, and Debt Sustainability

Investing in Electricity, Growth, and Debt Sustainability »

Source: Investing in Electricity, Growth, and Debt Sustainability : The Case of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 2016/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michele Andreolli , and Aidar Abdychev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484385739

Keywords: Public Investment, Energy Production, Growth, Debt Sustainability, Fiscal Policy.

This paper analyses a large public investment in a construction of a hydropower plant in Lesotho and its implications on the growth and debt sustainability. The paper employs an open economy dynamic general equilib...

Republic of Mozambique: First Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Modification of Assessment Criteria—Staff Report; Press Release

Republic of Mozambique: First Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Modification of Assessment Criteria—Staff Report; Press Release »

Source: Republic of Mozambique : First Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Modification of Assessment Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2014/20

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484390429

Keywords: Debt management, External borrowing, Economic indicators, Mozambique, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Staff Reports, Public investment, Policy Support Instrument

The Executive Board of the IMF has completed the first review under the three-year Policy Support Instrument (PSI) for Mozambique. Mozambique's macroeconomic performance remains strong: real GDP growth for 2013 is...

IMF Completes First Review Under the Policy Support Instrument for: Mozambique

IMF Completes First Review Under the Policy Support Instrument for: Mozambique »

Source: Republic of Mozambique : First Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Modification of Assessment Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2014/20

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484390429

Keywords: Debt management, External borrowing, Economic indicators, Mozambique, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Staff Reports, Public investment, Policy Support Instrument

The Executive Board of the IMF has completed the first review under the three-year Policy Support Instrument (PSI) for Mozambique. Mozambique's macroeconomic performance remains strong: real GDP growth for 2013 is...

1. Staying the Course

1. Staying the Course »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498386456

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Cross country analysis, Private investment, Regional Economic Outlook, Public debt, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Infrastructure

Introduction and Summary Growth trends in most of sub-Saharan Africa remain strong. The region’s economy is expected to continue growing at a fast clip, expanding by about 5 percent...

2. Building Resilience in Fragile States in Sub-Saharan Africa

2. Building Resilience in Fragile States in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498386456

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Cross country analysis, Private investment, Regional Economic Outlook, Public debt, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Infrastructure

Introduction Fragile states—states in which the government is unable to reliably deliver basic public services to the population—face severe and entrenched obstacles to economic and...

3. Addressing the Infrastructure Deficit in Sub-Saharan Africa

3. Addressing the Infrastructure Deficit in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498386456

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Cross country analysis, Private investment, Regional Economic Outlook, Public debt, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Infrastructure

Introduction and Summary This chapter considers sub-Saharan African countries’ progress in recent years to address the large infrastructure deficit they face, trends...

Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498386456

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Cross country analysis, Private investment, Regional Economic Outlook, Public debt, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Infrastructure

Unless otherwise noted, data and projections presented in this Regional Economic Outlook are IMF staff estimates as of September 19, 2014, consistent with the projections underlying the October 2014 World Ec...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498386456

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Cross country analysis, Private investment, Regional Economic Outlook, Public debt, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Infrastructure

Growth in much of Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to remain strong, driven by efforts to invest in infrastructure and strong agricultural production. The current Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone i...

Investing in Electricity, Growth, and Debt Sustainability
			: The Case of Lesotho

Investing in Electricity, Growth, and Debt Sustainability : The Case of Lesotho »

Volume/Issue: 2016/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michele Andreolli , and Aidar Abdychev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484385739.001

ISBN: 9781484385739

Keywords: Public Investment, Energy Production, Growth, Debt Sustainability, Fiscal Policy.

This paper analyses a large public investment in a construction of a hydropower plant in Lesotho and its implications on the growth and debt sustainability. The paper employs an open economy dynamic general equilib...