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The New International Financial Architecture and Africa

The New International Financial Architecture and Africa »

Source: The New International Financial Architecture and Africa

Volume/Issue: 2001/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , and Françoise Le Gall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451855197

Keywords: international financial architecture, international financial, financial system, International Economic Order,

The new international financial architecture can help African countries benefit from globalization, while minimizing the risks, and foster an environment conducive to increased domestic investment and higher sustai...

Uganda

Uganda »

Source: Uganda : Background Paper on Issues in Financial Sector Reform, and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1996/51

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 1996

ISBN: 9781451838602

Keywords: banking, banking system, deposit insurance, financial sector, recapitalization

This Background Paper examines issues in Uganda's financial sector reform. In Uganda, reforms in the financial sector have included the liberalization of interest rates, the development of instruments of indirect m...

Bank Behavior in Developing Countries

Bank Behavior in Developing Countries »

Source: Bank Behavior in Developing Countries : Evidence from East Africa

Volume/Issue: 2005/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Podpiera , and Martin Cihak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861488

Keywords: financial sector reforms, banking, international banks, financial sector, financial system, foreign exchange, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

We analyze the structure, performance, and role of banking systems in the three member countries of the East African Community-Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda-against the backdrop of recent financial sector reforms. Fo...

Access to Bank Credit in Sub-Saharan Africa

Access to Bank Credit in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Access to Bank Credit in Sub-Saharan Africa : Key Issues and Reform Strategies

Volume/Issue: 2005/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emilio Sacerdoti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451861853

Keywords: Banking systems, bank credit, banking, banking system, financial system, working capital, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This study discusses issues of access to bank credit in Sub-Saharan Africa, and examines measures that could help facilitate access by the private sector to bank credit. It reviews in particular obstacles to credit...

Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2010/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sandrine Kablan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455201198

Keywords: Cost-efficiency, Stochastic Frontier Analysis, Banking System, Financial Development, banking, foreign banks, foreign bank, financial institutions, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This study assesses the determinants of banking system efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and asks what, besides the degree of efficiency, explains the low level of financial development in the region. It uses...

Assessing Bank Competition within the East African Community

Assessing Bank Competition within the East African Community »

Source: Assessing Bank Competition within the East African Community

Volume/Issue: 2012/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sarah Sanya , and Matthew Gaertner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463933173

Keywords: East African Community, H-statistic, Lerner Index, banking system, banking sector, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General, International, or Comparative, Market Structure And Pricing,

This paper is an empirical analysis of competitiveness in the banking system of four out of the five East African Community (EAC) countries2. The results show that the degree of competition is low due to a combinat...

Introducing Financial Management Information Systems in Developing Countries

Introducing Financial Management Information Systems in Developing Countries »

Source: Introducing Financial Management Information Systems in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2005/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pokar Khemani , and Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862157

Keywords: Financial Management Information System (FMIS), Public Expenditure Management, Functionality, fmis, financial management, expenditure, expenditure management, financial management information, Macroeconomic - Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy

In the past decade, developing countries (DCs) have been encouraged to reform their public expenditure management systems and have increasingly embarked on major projects to computerize their government operations....

Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa

Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa : What Went Wrong?

Volume/Issue: 2004/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Françoise Le Gall , Roland Daumont , and François Leroux

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451847659

Keywords: Macroeconomic Shocks, Government Policy, Regulation, banking, banking system, banking crisis, banking supervision, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Macroeconomic - Aspects of Public Finance,

The purpose of this paper is to study the origins of banking crises in sub-Saharan Africa, drawing upon the experience of ten countries during the period 1985-95. It examines, in particular, which factors were the...

The New International Financial Architecture and Africa

The New International Financial Architecture and Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2001/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , and Françoise Le Gall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451855197.001

ISBN: 9781451855197

Keywords: international financial architecture, international financial, financial system, International Economic Order,

The new international financial architecture can help African countries benefit from globalization, while minimizing the risks, and foster an environment conducive to increased domestic investment and higher sustai...

Uganda
			: Background Paper on Issues in Financial Sector Reform, and Statistical Appendix

Uganda : Background Paper on Issues in Financial Sector Reform, and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 1996/51

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451838602.002

ISBN: 9781451838602

Keywords: banking, banking system, deposit insurance, financial sector, recapitalization

This Background Paper examines issues in Uganda's financial sector reform. In Uganda, reforms in the financial sector have included the liberalization of interest rates, the development of instruments of indirect m...