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Oil Wealth in Central Africa
			: Policies for Inclusive Growth

Oil Wealth in Central Africa : Policies for Inclusive Growth »

Series: Books

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , and Sharmini Coorey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353766.071

ISBN: 9781616353766

Keywords: fiscal policy, per, public investment, expenditure, fiscal stance

Despite its vast oil wealth, central Africa still struggles to sustain strong, inclusive economic growth and to generate sufficient employment opportunities, particularly for its fast-growing youth population. Draw...

Helping Countries Develop
			: The Role of Fiscal Policy

Helping Countries Develop : The Role of Fiscal Policy »

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Sanjeev Gupta , and Gabriela Inchauste

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063181.071

ISBN: 9781589063181

Keywords: food aid, expenditure, fiscal policy, public spending, per

Fiscal policy can foster growth and human development through a number of different channels. These include the macroeconomic (for example, through the influence of the budget deficit on growth) as well as the micr...

Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Books

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , Catherine Pattillo , Marc Quintyn , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353797.071

ISBN: 9781616353797

Keywords: hedging, fiscal policy, inflation, terms of trade, food prices

In the years following the global financial crisis, many low-income countries experienced rapid recovery and strong economic growth. However, many are now facing enormous difficulties because of rapidly rising food...

Lifting the Oil Curse
			: Improving Petroleum Revenue Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

Lifting the Oil Curse : Improving Petroleum Revenue Management in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Harinder Malothra , Milan Cuc , Ulrich Bartsch , and Menachem Katz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063174.058

ISBN: 9781589063174

Keywords: fiscal policy, oil sector, oil companies, exchange rate, oil prices

How can a country turn oil revenues into a blessing rather than a curse? With growing international interest in new offshore oil deposits in sub-Saharan Africa, there is also greater scrutiny of the reasons why man...

Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC): Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries

Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC): Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries »

Source: Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) : 2013 Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2013/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2013

ISBN: 9781475513783

Keywords: fiscal balance, fiscal stance, public debt, fiscal rule

This paper focuses on common policies for member countries of Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC). It highlights that the fiscal stance should be more cautious in some countries where policy buf...

Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC): Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries—Informational Annex

Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC): Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries—Informational Annex »

Source: Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) : 2013 Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2013/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2013

ISBN: 9781475513783

Keywords: fiscal balance, fiscal stance, public debt, fiscal rule

This paper focuses on common policies for member countries of Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC). It highlights that the fiscal stance should be more cautious in some countries where policy buf...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Annual Discussions on CEMAC Countries’ Common Policies

IMF Executive Board Concludes Annual Discussions on CEMAC Countries’ Common Policies »

Source: Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) : 2013 Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2013/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2013

ISBN: 9781475513783

Keywords: fiscal balance, fiscal stance, public debt, fiscal rule

This paper focuses on common policies for member countries of Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC). It highlights that the fiscal stance should be more cautious in some countries where policy buf...

Statement by Mr. Assimaidou on the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC), October 23, 2013

Statement by Mr. Assimaidou on the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC), October 23, 2013 »

Source: Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) : 2013 Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2013/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2013

ISBN: 9781475513783

Keywords: fiscal balance, fiscal stance, public debt, fiscal rule

This paper focuses on common policies for member countries of Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC). It highlights that the fiscal stance should be more cautious in some countries where policy buf...

Central African Economic and Monetary Community: Recent Developments and Regional Policy Issues

Central African Economic and Monetary Community: Recent Developments and Regional Policy Issues »

Source: Central African Economic and Monetary Community : Recent Developments and Regional Policy Issues

Volume/Issue: 2003/398

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451806502

Keywords: monetary policy, fiscal policy, central bank, fiscal balance, economic outlook

Macroeconomic developments in the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) region have been satisfactory, but risks to macroeconomic stability persist. The process of convergence remains slow and nee...

Central African Economic and Monetary Community: Recent Developments and Regional Policy Issues Supplementary Information

Central African Economic and Monetary Community: Recent Developments and Regional Policy Issues Supplementary Information »

Source: Central African Economic and Monetary Community : Recent Developments and Regional Policy Issues

Volume/Issue: 2003/398

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451806502

Keywords: monetary policy, fiscal policy, central bank, fiscal balance, economic outlook

Macroeconomic developments in the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) region have been satisfactory, but risks to macroeconomic stability persist. The process of convergence remains slow and nee...