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Source: Eritrea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1998/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 1998

ISBN: 9781451811940

Keywords: foreign exchange, commercial banks, foreign currency, current expenditure, investors

This Selected Issues paper describes economic developments in Eritrea during the 1990s. The paper highlights that since the early 1990s, the Eritrean economy has recovered considerably, thanks to the rebuilding of...

Poverty, Growth, and Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa

Poverty, Growth, and Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Poverty, Growth, and Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa : Did the Walk Match the Talk under the PRSP Approach?

Volume/Issue: 2015/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daouda Sembene

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513520773

Keywords: Growth, Inequality, PRSP, poverty reduction, poor, poverty reduction strategies, General,

Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have shown strong signs of growth resilience in the aftermath of the recent global crisis. Yet, this paper finds evidence that growth has more...

Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa

Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2009/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raju Singh , Kyung-woo Lee , and Markus Haacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873634

Keywords: exchange rate, migration, determinants of remittances, real exchange rate

The paper investigates the determinants and the macroeconomic role of remittances in sub-Saharan Africa, assembling the most comprehensive dataset available so far on remittances in the region and incorporating dat...

Eritrea

Eritrea »

Source: Eritrea : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2000/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2000

ISBN: 9781451811957

Keywords: foreign exchange, interest rate, commercial bank, foreign currency, exchange rate

The paper presents statistical data on gross domestic product by sector, agricultural production, regional structure of the agricultural sector, food grain position, annual catch and sales of fish, and gross value...

Financial Deepening in Sub-Saharan Africa

Financial Deepening in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Financial Deepening in Sub-Saharan Africa : Empirical Evidence on the Role of Creditor Rights Protection and Information Sharing

Volume/Issue: 2007/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Calvin McDonald , and Liliana Schumacher

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451867671

Keywords: Financial deepening, creditor rights, information sharing, financial liberalization, financial sector, financial markets, financial intermediation, Creditors Rights,

This paper investigates the role of creditor rights and information sharing in explaining why some financial markets in sub-Saharan Africa have remained shallow. The paper finds that while financial liberalization...

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

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

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 21

Volume/Issue: 31/21

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451926149

Keywords: technical assistance, capacity-building, member countries, public expenditure, monetary policy, East afritac opening,

Tanzanian President Benjamin William Mkapa’s remarks on the inauguration of East AFRITAC could not have been clearer or more emphatic. If Africa is to define its own economic destiny, it must strengthen its...

Mobilizing Revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa

Mobilizing Revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Mobilizing Revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa : Empirical Norms and Key Determinants

Volume/Issue: 2012/108

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Wendell Daal , Nandini Srivastava , and Luiz Oliveira

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503296

Keywords: econometric panel estimation, tax revenue, fiscal revenue, tax policy, taxation, tax effort, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Econometric Modeling: Other,

Mobilizing more revenue is a priority for sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. Countries have to finance their development agendas, and weak revenue mobilization is the root cause of fiscal imbalances in several co...

Institutional Factors and Financial Sector Development

Institutional Factors and Financial Sector Development »

Source: Institutional Factors and Financial Sector Development : Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2009/258

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hovhannes Toroyan , and George Anayiotos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2009

ISBN: 9781451874044

Keywords: Institutions, data envelopment analysis, financial sector, financial services, financial system,

The paper assesses the effects of certain institutional factors on financial sector development in Sub- Saharan Africa (SSA). Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) is applied to determine the extent to which these instit...

What Determines Bond Market Development in Sub-Saharan Africa?

What Determines Bond Market Development in Sub-Saharan Africa? »

Source: What Determines Bond Market Development in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Volume/Issue: 2009/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olatundun Janet Adelegan , and Bozena Radzewicz-Bak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873603

Keywords: Bond market development, government bonds, corporate bonds, macroeconomic factors, bond, bond market, domestic debt, debt market,

This study empirically analyzes the determinants of bond market development in a cross section of 23 sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries between 1990 and 2008. It considers the stage of development and the size of...

In Search of Equilibrium

In Search of Equilibrium »

Source: In Search of Equilibrium : Estimating Equilibrium Real Exchange Rates in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2007/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joannes Mongardini , and Alexander Chudik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866544

Keywords: Equilibrium Exchange Rates, Panel Estimations, exchange rate, real exchange rate, statistic, cointegration, exchange rates,

This paper presents a methodology to estimate equilibrium real exchange rates (ERER) for Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries using both single-country and panel estimation techniques. The limited data set hinders s...