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Namibia: Recent Economic Developments

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Source: Namibia : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1997/119

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1998

ISBN: 9781451828368

Keywords: monetary fund, population per nurse, life expectancy at birth, life expectancy, population per physician

This paper reports economic developments in Namibia during the 1990s. Since the early 1990s, average GDP growth has been higher than in the previous decade, owing to the opening of two new diamond mines, the extens...

Namibia: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

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Source: Namibia : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2008/82

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451828450

Keywords: international monetary fund, macroeconomic stability, capital outflows, labor markets

The recent uptrend in Namibia's current account surplus reflects an increase in public and private savings. Tighter domestic investment rules will not reduce capital outflows. The phasing and macroeconomic impact o...

Namibia: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

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Source: Namibia : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/96

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451828399

Keywords: hiv/aids, hiv, orphans, aids orphans, aids

This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper analyzes the macroeconomic impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, as well as its repercussions on fiscal policy of Namibia. The paper seeks to assess the macroeconomic...

Namibia: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

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Source: Namibia : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2006/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451828429

Keywords: schooling, secondary, high school, primary schooling

This Selected Issues paper analyzes unemployment and education in Namibia. Using the Afrobarometer Project survey data, the paper develops some stylized facts about the Namibian labor market, focusing on the link b...

Foreign Direct Investment in Africa-Some Case Studies

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Source: Foreign Direct Investment in Africa-Some Case Studies

Volume/Issue: 2002/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anupam Basu , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451848182

Keywords: stability, fdi, foreign investment, investors, foreign investors, direct investment,

This paper reviews the experiences of a few countries in Sub-Saharan Africa that have succeeded in attracting fairly large amounts of foreign investment. The review indicates that sustained efforts to promote polit...

Empirical Evidenceon the Effects of Tax Incentives

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Source: Empirical Evidenceon the Effects of Tax Incentives

Volume/Issue: 2009/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Klemm , and Stefan Parys

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451872835

Keywords: fdi, investment allowances, direct investment

This paper considers two empirical questions about tax incentives: (1) are incentives used as tools of tax competition and (2) how effective are incentives in attracting investment? To answer these, we prepared a n...

Public Policies and Private Savings and Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa

Public Policies and Private Savings and Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Public Policies and Private Savings and Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa : An Empirical Investigation

Volume/Issue: 1995/19

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dhaneshwar Ghura , and Michael Hadjimichael

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1995

ISBN: 9781451922523

Keywords: private investment, standard deviation, equation, dummy variables, correlation

This paper assesses empirically the role of public policies in stimulating private savings and investment in sub-Saharan African countries, based on data for the period 1986-92. The main findings of the analysis ar...

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....

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth »

Source: Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Mumtaz Hussain , Monique Newiak , Vimal Thakoor , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484382349

Keywords: Income inequality, gender inequality, economic growth, and sub-Saharan Africa

A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that inequality-income or gender related-can impede economic growth. Using dynamic panel regressions and new time series data, this paper finds that both income and gen...

Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Promoting Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Promoting Inclusive and Sustainable Growth »

Source: Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa : Promoting Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , Ahmat Jidoud , Monique Newiak , Bozena Radzewicz-Bak , and Misa Takebe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475532401

Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa...