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Postconflict Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa, Lessons from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Postconflict Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa, Lessons from the Democratic Republic of the Congo »

Series: Books

Author(s): Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062528.071

ISBN: 9781589062528

Keywords: civil war, civil wars, military, political instability, real gdp

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is making significant strides on both the political and economic fronts to extricate itself from one of the bloodiest wars in African history. This remarkable turnaround offers...

Oil Rents, Corruption, and State Stability - Evidence From Panel Data Regressions

Oil Rents, Corruption, and State Stability - Evidence From Panel Data Regressions »

Source: Oil Rents, Corruption, and State Stability - Evidence From Panel Data Regressions

Volume/Issue: 2009/267

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874129

Keywords: Oil rents, state stability, state participation, political rights, civil liberties, civil conflict, civil war,

We examine the effects of oil rents on corruption and state stability exploiting the exogenous within-country variation of a new measure of oil rents for a panel of 31 oil-exporting countries during the period 1992...

Cooperation, Emergence of the Economic Agency Role of Government, and Governance

Cooperation, Emergence of the Economic Agency Role of Government, and Governance »

Source: Cooperation, Emergence of the Economic Agency Role of Government, and Governance

Volume/Issue: 1997/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1997

ISBN: 9781451923247

Keywords: press, distributional conflicts, civil war, human nature, social norms

This paper focuses on the emergence of the economic agency role of government and its relationship with cooperation and economic management. It distinguishes emergence under war, domination or capitulation, perfect...

4 The Economics of Civil War in Sub-Saharan Africa

4 The Economics of Civil War in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Postconflict Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa, Lessons from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Series: Books

Author(s): Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589062528

Keywords: civil war, civil wars, military, political instability, real gdp

Section I. Introduction We have always maintained that the conflict in Sierra Leone is not about ideological, tribal or regional differences. It has nothing to do wit...

12 The Long Road to Demilitarization: 1997–2003

12 The Long Road to Demilitarization: 1997–2003 »

Source: Postconflict Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa, Lessons from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Series: Books

Author(s): Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589062528

Keywords: civil war, civil wars, military, political instability, real gdp

This chapter reviews efforts regarding the disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) of ex-combatants in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) between 1997 and 2003. Reflecting the evolving p...

1 Introduction and Overview

1 Introduction and Overview »

Source: Postconflict Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa, Lessons from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Series: Books

Author(s): Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589062528

Keywords: civil war, civil wars, military, political instability, real gdp

Internal conflict and wars have seriously affected Africa’s development and caused immense suffering to its population. One of the bloodiest wars since World War II took place in the Great Lakes region. The...

2 The Democratic Republic of the Congo: Lessons and Challenges for a Country Emerging From War

2 The Democratic Republic of the Congo: Lessons and Challenges for a Country Emerging From War »

Source: Postconflict Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa, Lessons from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Series: Books

Author(s): Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589062528

Keywords: civil war, civil wars, military, political instability, real gdp

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has made remarkable progress in the past three years to extricate itself from one of the bloodiest wars since World War II. The war had devastating effects on the p...

6 Sources of Growth in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: An Econometric Approach

6 Sources of Growth in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: An Econometric Approach »

Source: Postconflict Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa, Lessons from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Series: Books

Author(s): Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589062528

Keywords: civil war, civil wars, military, political instability, real gdp

Section I. Introduction The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), 1 with a large and dynamic population of more than 55 million people, is endowed...

5 Economic Performance Over the Conflict Cycle

5 Economic Performance Over the Conflict Cycle »

Source: Postconflict Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa, Lessons from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Series: Books

Author(s): Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589062528

Keywords: civil war, civil wars, military, political instability, real gdp

Section I. Introduction Poverty and armed conflict are closely connected, so the poorest countries face the prospect of being caught in a “conflict trap” of poverty and recurring con...

9 Challenges to Financial Intermediation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

9 Challenges to Financial Intermediation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo »

Source: Postconflict Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa, Lessons from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Series: Books

Author(s): Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589062528

Keywords: civil war, civil wars, military, political instability, real gdp

For a number of years, the financial system [including the Central Bank of the Congo or BCC (Banque Centrale du Congo)] in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has operated with limited resources in a...