Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Robert York , and Misa Takebe
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 August 2011
Keywords: external sustainability, oil-producing countries, sub-Sahara Africa, current account, current account balance, current account balances, current account deficits, current account surpluses, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy
In the extensive empirical work carried out across the IMF on oil-producing sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries, the notion of "sustainability" is often directed toward fiscal policies, and, in particular, views on...