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Kingdom of Lesotho: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

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Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2008/135

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451823875

Keywords: investment, exchange rate, international monetary fund, investments, macroeconomic stability

The challenge of achieving broad-based growth in Lesotho is discussed. Economic growth is inconsistent. Lesotho is highly dependent on trade with South Africa. The sources of growth in Lesotho using a social accoun...

LESOTHO Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation and the Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion

LESOTHO Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation and the Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion »

Source: LESOTHO Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation and the Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion

Volume/Issue: 2002/96

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2002

ISBN: 9781451823684

Keywords: central bank, budget, debt, public sector, ministry of finance

This paper examines Lesotho's 2001 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, and a Request for Waiver of the Performance Criterion. The economic program rem...

Bank activity: Urban task force reports; new view of project analysis; IDA credits to Lesotho, Pakistan; world economic indicators

Bank activity: Urban task force reports; new view of project analysis; IDA credits to Lesotho, Pakistan; world economic indicators »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1976

Volume/Issue: 13/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1976

ISBN: 9781616353254

Keywords: urban poor, urban poverty, seed industry, urban services

This paper highlights that in July 1975, an interdepartmental task force, chaired by the Director of the Bank's Transportation and Urban Projects Department, had been established to develop an 'urban poverty action...

Investing in Electricity, Growth, and Debt Sustainability

Investing in Electricity, Growth, and Debt Sustainability »

Source: Investing in Electricity, Growth, and Debt Sustainability : The Case of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 2016/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michele Andreolli , and Aidar Abdychev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484385739

Keywords: Public Investment, Energy Production, Growth, Debt Sustainability, Fiscal Policy.

This paper analyses a large public investment in a construction of a hydropower plant in Lesotho and its implications on the growth and debt sustainability. The paper employs an open economy dynamic general equilib...

Welfare Effects of Monetary Integration

Welfare Effects of Monetary Integration »

Source: Welfare Effects of Monetary Integration : The Common Monetary Area and Beyond

Volume/Issue: 2012/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamon Asonuma , Xavier Debrun , and Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503890

Keywords: monetary policy, inflation, central bank, monetary union, monetary area

This paper proposes a quantitative assessment of the welfare effects arising from the Common Monetary Area (CMA) and an array of broader grouping among Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries. Model...

The Common Monetary Area in Southern Africa

The Common Monetary Area in Southern Africa »

Source: The Common Monetary Area in Southern Africa : Shocks, Adjustment, and Policy Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2007/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Iyabo Masha , Leighton Harris , Jian-Ye Wang , and Kazuko Shirono

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867220

Keywords: Exchange Rate, Monetary Union, Shocks, Policy Adjustment, inflation, central bank, monetary unions, monetary fund,

This study assesses the experience of the Common Monetary Area (CMA) based on available empirical evidence over the last two decades. It pays particular attention to member countries' adjustment to economic shocks...

The Authors

The Authors »

Source: Building a Common Future in Southern Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Joannes Mongardini , Tamon Asonuma , Olivier Basdevant , Alfredo Cuevas , Xavier Debrun , Lars Engstrom , Imelda Flores Vazquez , Vitaliy Kramarenko , Lamin Leigh , Paul Masson , and Genevieve Verdier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2013

ISBN: 9781616353995

Keywords: monetary policy, inflation, unemployment rate, rules

Joannes Mongardini is currently deputy division chief in the African Department at the IMF and has served as IMF mission chief on Benin, Burundi, Namibia, Republic of Congo, and Swaziland. He ha...

Chapter 1: The Economics of Regional Integration: Current Challenges and Future Opportunities for Southern Africa

Chapter 1: The Economics of Regional Integration: Current Challenges and Future Opportunities for Southern Africa »

Source: Building a Common Future in Southern Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Joannes Mongardini , Tamon Asonuma , Olivier Basdevant , Alfredo Cuevas , Xavier Debrun , Lars Engstrom , Imelda Flores Vazquez , Vitaliy Kramarenko , Lamin Leigh , Paul Masson , and Genevieve Verdier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2013

ISBN: 9781616353995

Keywords: monetary policy, inflation, unemployment rate, rules

Figure 1.1). The significant degree of trade integration among its member countries has facilitated trade within and outside SACU and thus improved living standards. All members, excluding Botsw...

Chapter 5: Welfare Effects of Monetary Integration: The Common Monetary Area and Beyond

Chapter 5: Welfare Effects of Monetary Integration: The Common Monetary Area and Beyond »

Source: Building a Common Future in Southern Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Joannes Mongardini , Tamon Asonuma , Olivier Basdevant , Alfredo Cuevas , Xavier Debrun , Lars Engstrom , Imelda Flores Vazquez , Vitaliy Kramarenko , Lamin Leigh , Paul Masson , and Genevieve Verdier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2013

ISBN: 9781616353995

Keywords: monetary policy, inflation, unemployment rate, rules

1 and hypothetical expansions of it....

Chapter 2: The Benefits of Trade Integration in the Southern African Customs Union

Chapter 2: The Benefits of Trade Integration in the Southern African Customs Union »

Source: Building a Common Future in Southern Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Joannes Mongardini , Tamon Asonuma , Olivier Basdevant , Alfredo Cuevas , Xavier Debrun , Lars Engstrom , Imelda Flores Vazquez , Vitaliy Kramarenko , Lamin Leigh , Paul Masson , and Genevieve Verdier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2013

ISBN: 9781616353995

Keywords: monetary policy, inflation, unemployment rate, rules

Despite being the oldest customs union in the world, the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) has often been criticized as a trade agreement benefiting its largest and most powerful member, South Africa, an...