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Economic Growth and Total Factor Productivity in Niger

Economic Growth and Total Factor Productivity in Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2006/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Claude Nachega , and Thomson Fontaine

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864687.001

ISBN: 9781451864687

Keywords: sources of growth, cointegration, tfp, growth rate, equation, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper investigates empirically the sources of aggregate output growth and the determinants of total factor productivity (TFP) in Niger between 1963 and 2003. A growth accounting analysis indicates that the ero...

Economic Growth and Total Factor Productivity in Niger1

Economic Growth and Total Factor Productivity in Niger1 »

Source: Economic Growth and Total Factor Productivity in Niger

Volume/Issue: 2006/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Claude Nachega , and Thomson Fontaine

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

ISBN: 9781451864687

Keywords: sources of growth, cointegration, tfp, growth rate, equation, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper investigates empirically the sources of aggregate output growth and the determinants of total factor productivity (TFP) in Niger between 1963 and 2003. A growth accounting analysis indicates that the ero...

The Macroeconomic Impact of Scaled-Up Aid
			: The Case of Niger

The Macroeconomic Impact of Scaled-Up Aid : The Case of Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2009/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emilio Sacerdoti , Gonzalo Salinas , and Abdikarim Farah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871838.001

ISBN: 9781451871838

Keywords: growth, exchange rate, real exchange rate, gdp growth, tfp,

We develop a simple macroeconomic model that assesses the effects of higher foreign aid on output growth and other macroeconomic variables, including the real exchange rate. The model is easily tractable and requir...

The Macroeconomic Impact of Scaled-Up Aid

The Macroeconomic Impact of Scaled-Up Aid »

Source: The Macroeconomic Impact of Scaled-Up Aid : The Case of Niger

Volume/Issue: 2009/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emilio Sacerdoti , Gonzalo Salinas , and Abdikarim Farah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451871838

Keywords: growth, exchange rate, real exchange rate, gdp growth, tfp,

We develop a simple macroeconomic model that assesses the effects of higher foreign aid on output growth and other macroeconomic variables, including the real exchange rate. The model is easily tractable and requir...

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?1

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?1 »

Source: A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?

Volume/Issue: 2019/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amine Hammadi , Marshall Mills , Nelson Sobrinho , Vimal Thakoor , and Ricardo Velloso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484354872

Keywords: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) tend to lag those in most other regions in terms of governance and perceptions of corruption. Weak governance undermines economic performance through various channels, includin...

The Impact of Human Capital on Growth

The Impact of Human Capital on Growth »

Source: The Impact of Human Capital on Growth : Evidence from West Africa

Volume/Issue: 1998/162

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sonia Brunschwig , Emilio Sacerdoti , and Jon Tang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1998

ISBN: 9781451981148

Keywords: Human capital, growth, primary school, growth rate, tfp, primary education, total factor productivity

This paper analyzes the impact of human capital on growth, on the basis of refined calculations of human capital, and with a focus on West Africa. Using a growth-accounting methodology, it distinguishes the sources...

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2017/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Charalambos Tsangarides , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484314166

Keywords: Africa, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros

This paper examines the growth performance of sub-Saharan African countries since 1960 through the lens of growth turning points (accelerations and decelerations) and periods of sustained growth (growth spells). Gr...

Output Drops and the Shocks That Matter

Output Drops and the Shocks That Matter »

Source: Output Drops and the Shocks That Matter

Volume/Issue: 2006/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , and Torbjorn Becker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451864328

Keywords: Growth, output collapse, volatility, crises, terms of trade, debt crises, currency crises, Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics: General, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General

Output drops are usually associated with major disruption for the residents of affected countries, both directly and often through ensuing, prolonged growth slowdowns. Using a century of data, we document that outp...

Spillovers From the Rest of the World Into Sub-Saharan African Countries1

Spillovers From the Rest of the World Into Sub-Saharan African Countries1 »

Source: Spillovers From the Rest of the World Into Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2009/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451873023

Keywords: Growth spillovers, financial linkages, panel estimate, world growth, gdp growth,

This paper investigates the impact of a global slowdown on individual African countries using a series of dynamic panel regressions for countries in the region, relating real growth in domestic output to world grow...

Sources of Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sources of Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Sources of Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2004/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Brou Aka , Bernardin Akitoby , Amor Tahari , and Dhaneshwar Ghura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451858846

Keywords: Growth Accounting, Growth Prospects, tfp, real gdp, gdp growth, economic growth, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

Analysis of 1960-2002 data shows that average real GDP growth in sub-Saharan Africa was low and decelerated continuously before starting to recover in the second part of the 1990s. Growth was driven primarily by fa...