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Uganda: First Review Under the Policy Support Instrument

Uganda: First Review Under the Policy Support Instrument »

Source: Uganda : First Review Under The Policy Support Instrument

Volume/Issue: 2013/375

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2013

ISBN: 9781475522754

Keywords: external debt, domestic debt, current account, public debt, central bank

This paper discusses Uganda's First Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). Growth has continued to recover from the 2011-2012 low. In an environment of declining inflation-recently halted by a drought-dr...

Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of January 31

Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of January 31 »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 03

Volume/Issue: 32/3

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451936308

Keywords: low-income countries, poverty reduction, debt relief, commodity prices, structural adjustment

In preparation for the 2003 IMF-World Bank spring meetings, the IMF Executive Board will review progress on the IMF’s efforts and plans to help poor countries further. The IMF Survey talked to Masood Ahmed,...

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...

The Macroeconomics of Medium-Term Aid Scaling-Up Scenarios

The Macroeconomics of Medium-Term Aid Scaling-Up Scenarios »

Source: The Macroeconomics of Medium-Term Aid Scaling-Up Scenarios

Volume/Issue: 2010/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rafael Portillo , Andrew Berg , Jan Gottschalk , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201433

Keywords: Real Exchange Rate, Transfer problem, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, private investment, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models,

We develop a model to analyze the macroeconomic effects of a scaling-up of aid and assess the implications of different policy responses. The model features key structural characteristics of low-income countries, i...

Excess Liquidity and Effectiveness of Monetary Policy

Excess Liquidity and Effectiveness of Monetary Policy »

Source: Excess Liquidity and Effectiveness of Monetary Policy : Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2006/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magnus Saxegaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863758

Keywords: Threshold VAR, reserve requirement, central bank, inflation,

This paper examines the pattern of excess liquidity in sub-Saharan Africa and its consequences for the effectiveness of monetary policy. The paper argues that understanding the consequences of excess liquidity requ...

Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Sub-Saharan Africa : A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts

Volume/Issue: 2016/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Janet Stotsky , Lisa Kolovich , and Suhaib Kebhaj

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475520033

Keywords: fiscal policy and administration, gender inequality, sub-Saharan Africa

Gender budgeting is an initiative to use fiscal policy and administration to address gender inequality and women's advancement. A large number of sub-Saharan African countries have adopted gender budgeting. Two cou...

Do South-South Trade Agreements Increase Trade? Commodity-Level Evidence from COMESA

Do South-South Trade Agreements Increase Trade? Commodity-Level Evidence from COMESA »

Source: Do South-South Trade Agreements Increase Trade? Commodity-Level Evidence from COMESA

Volume/Issue: 2007/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anna Maria Mayda , and Chad Steinberg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451866049

Keywords: South-South trade agreements, trade creation, trade diversion, tariff rates, tariff rate, preferential tariff, trade agreements, Country and Industry Studies of Trade,

South-South trade agreements are proliferating: Developing countries signed 70 new agreements between 1990 and 2003. Yet the impact of these agreements is largely unknown. This paper focuses on the static effects o...

Uganda

Uganda »

Source: Uganda : Technical Assistance Report-Fiscal Regimes for Extractive Industries: Next Phase

Volume/Issue: 2017/367

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484332276

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Uganda

Uganda is poised to become a major oil producer if key preconditions are met. A joint venture of three international companies plans a major Uganda Oil Project, in partnership with the government. Up to 1.7 billion...

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa : Size and Determinants

Volume/Issue: 2017/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leandro Medina , Andrew Jonelis , and Mehmet Cangul

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484305942

Keywords: Uganda, South Africa, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo

The multiple indicator-multiple cause (MIMIC) method is a well-established tool for measuring informal economic activity. However, it has been criticized because GDP is used both as a cause and indicator variable....

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa : Causes and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2016/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Niko Hobdari , and Ali Uppal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475563115

Keywords: South Africa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo, Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland

This paper analyzes food inflation trends in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) from 2000 to 2016 using two novel datasets of disaggregated CPI baskets. Average food inflation is higher, more volatile, and similarly persiste...