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Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Source: Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa : Exploring Different Channels

Volume/Issue: 2018/1

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Matthieu Bellon , Margaux MacDonald , Montfort Mlachila , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484367148

Keywords: Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Swaziland, South Sudan, Spillovers, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sierra Leone, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

After close to two decades of strong economic activity, overall growth in sub-Saharan Africa decelerated markedly in 2015-16 as the largest economies experienced negative or flat growth. Regional growth started rec...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015
			: Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513597331.086

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened after more than a decade of solid growth, although this overall outlook masks considerable variation across the region. Some countries have been negatively affected by fall...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015
			: Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2015

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513562490.086

ISBN: 9781513562490

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened after more than a decade of solid growth, although this overall outlook masks considerable variation across the region. Some countries have been negatively affected by fall...

Report on the Incidence of Longer-Term Program Engagement

Report on the Incidence of Longer-Term Program Engagement »

Source: Report on the Incidence of Longer-Term Program Engagement

Volume/Issue: 2013/059

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

ISBN: 9781498341554

Keywords: Ex post assessments, Longer-term program engagement, Policy instruments, External payments arrears, article IV, PRGF, yes, ECF, financial arrangement

Longer-term program engagement (LTPE) occurs when a member has spent at least seven of the past 10 years under Fund-supported financial arrangements. In response to the Executive Board's request for periodic update...

Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity: What Can Africa Hope For?

Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity: What Can Africa Hope For? »

Source: Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity : What Can Africa Hope For?

Volume: 17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Louise Fox , Alun Thomas , and Cleary Haines

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475583397

Keywords: Employment, Productivity, Structural adjustment, Structural transformation, Sub Saharan Africa

This paper provides the most complete analysis of the structural transformation among low- and low-middle-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa to date....

Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Excessively procyclical fiscal policy can be harmful. This paper investigates to what extent the fiscal policies of sub-Saharan African countries were procyclical in recent years and the reasons for the degree of f...

Report on the Incidence of Longer-Term Program Engagement

Report on the Incidence of Longer-Term Program Engagement »

Source: Report on the Incidence of Longer-Term Program Engagement

Volume/Issue: 2012/036

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2012

ISBN: 9781498340274

Keywords: Ex post assessments, Fund arrangements, Longer-term program engagement, Members, Policy instruments, External payments arrears, article IV, PRGF, yes, ECF

Longer-term program engagement (LTPE) occurs when a member has spent at least seven of the past 10 years under Fund-supported financial arrangements.2 In response to the Executive Board's request for periodic updat...

S�o Tom� and Pr�ncipe

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Source: São Tomé and Príncipe : Domestic Tax System and Tax Revenue Potential

Volume/Issue: 2009/215

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nisreen Farhan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873627

Keywords: S&;amp;#x00E3;o Tom&;amp;#x00E9; and Pr&;amp;#x00ED;ncipe, Tax revenue Potential, Optimal Taxation, tax revenue, tax system, tax potential

São Tomé and Príncipe is very open and highly depends on imports resulting in high indirect tax revenue. At the same time, the production and export base are very narrow, leaving the authorities with a small domest...

Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks for Resource-Rich Developing Countries

Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks for Resource-Rich Developing Countries »

Source: Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks for Resource-Rich Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2012/070

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department;International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;World Bank

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2012

ISBN: 9781498339995

Keywords: Developing countries, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal policy, Investment, Monetary policy, Natural resources, Savings, Technical Assistance, Fiscal indicators, Financial crises

This paper aims to widen the prism through which Fund policy analysis is conducted for resource-rich developing countries (RRDCs). While all resource-rich economies face resource revenue exhaustibility and volatili...

Update on the Financing of the Fund's Concessional Assistance and Debt Relief to Low-Income Member Countries

Update on the Financing of the Fund's Concessional Assistance and Debt Relief to Low-Income Member Countries »

Source: Update on the Financing of the Fund's Concessional Assistance and Debt Relief to Low-Income Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2012/034

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2012

ISBN: 9781498340571

Keywords: Concessional aid, Debt relief, Emergency assistance, Executive Board decisions, HIPC Initiative, Lapse of time approval, Liberia, Low-income developing countries, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Interest rates on loans

Commitments under new PRGT-supported programs are expected to increase in 2012 in part reflecting the weaker global economic outlook. PRGT commitments in 2011 amounted to SDR 1.2 billion, unchanged from their 2010...