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International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2009
			: Fighting the Global Crisis

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2009 : Fighting the Global Crisis »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068797.011

ISBN: 9781589068797

Keywords: financial stability, financial sector, balance of payments, financial system, poverty reduction

The IMF's 2009 Annual Report chronicles the response of the Fund's Executive Board and staff to the global financial crisis and other events during financial year 2009, which covers the period from May 1, 2008, thr...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2009, Sub-Sarahan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2009, Sub-Sarahan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068384.086

ISBN: 9781589068384

Keywords: financial systems, exchange rate regime, exporting countries, importing countries, oil-importing countries

Prepared by the IMF African Department, and published twice a year in English and French, Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa analyzes the macroeconomic performance and short-term prospects of sub-Saharan...

Institutional Factors and Financial Sector Development

Institutional Factors and Financial Sector Development »

Source: Institutional Factors and Financial Sector Development : Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2009/258

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hovhannes Toroyan , and George Anayiotos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2009

ISBN: 9781451874044

Keywords: Institutions, data envelopment analysis, financial sector, financial services, financial system,

The paper assesses the effects of certain institutional factors on financial sector development in Sub- Saharan Africa (SSA). Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) is applied to determine the extent to which these instit...

Picture This: The Slowdown in Global Housing Markets

Picture This: The Slowdown in Global Housing Markets »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2006

Volume/Issue: 43/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451922509

Keywords: international monetary fund, health financing, financial systems, central bank

'Africa: Making Its Move' explores some of the obstacles facing sub-Saharan Africa as it attempts to capitalize on changes that offer fresh opportunities for growth and poverty reduction. The lead article describes...

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 in the CFA Franc Zone

Financial Deepening in the CFA Franc Zone »

Source: Financial Deepening in the CFA Franc Zone : The Role of Institutions

Volume/Issue: 2009/113

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dhaneshwar Ghura , Kangni Kpodar , and Raju Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872606

Keywords: Financial deepening CFA Franc zone, property rights, financial liberalization, financial markets, financial system,

During the 1980s and early 1990s many Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries undertook reforms to promote financial sector deepening. Nevertheless, financial sectors in SSA countries remain among the shallowest in the...

From the Editor: Africa’s upturn

From the Editor: Africa’s upturn »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2006

Volume/Issue: 43/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451922509

Keywords: international monetary fund, health financing, financial systems, central bank

'Africa: Making Its Move' explores some of the obstacles facing sub-Saharan Africa as it attempts to capitalize on changes that offer fresh opportunities for growth and poverty reduction. The lead article describes...

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2006

Volume/Issue: 43/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451922509

Keywords: international monetary fund, health financing, financial systems, central bank

'Africa: Making Its Move' explores some of the obstacles facing sub-Saharan Africa as it attempts to capitalize on changes that offer fresh opportunities for growth and poverty reduction. The lead article describes...

In Brief

In Brief »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2006

Volume/Issue: 43/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451922509

Keywords: international monetary fund, health financing, financial systems, central bank

'Africa: Making Its Move' explores some of the obstacles facing sub-Saharan Africa as it attempts to capitalize on changes that offer fresh opportunities for growth and poverty reduction. The lead article describes...

People in Economics: Navigating Uncharted Waters

People in Economics: Navigating Uncharted Waters »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2006

Volume/Issue: 43/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451922509

Keywords: international monetary fund, health financing, financial systems, central bank

'Africa: Making Its Move' explores some of the obstacles facing sub-Saharan Africa as it attempts to capitalize on changes that offer fresh opportunities for growth and poverty reduction. The lead article describes...