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Nigeria: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

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Source: Nigeria : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2003/60

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451828931

Keywords: international monetary fund, debt, external debt, fiscal policies, macroeconomic stability

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix analyzes the key challenges facing Nigeria. The paper discusses issues and prospects in the oil and gas sector, provides basic information on the sector, and high...

“Tax Effort” in Developing Countries

“Tax Effort” in Developing Countries »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1969

Volume/Issue: 6/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1969

ISBN: 9781616352950

Keywords: monetary fund, discounted cash flow, cash flow, international finance corporation

This paper discusses infrastructure development and building of roads in Honduras. The paper highlights that in countries with backward transportation systems, the concept of 'road' takes on an almost philosophical...

3. Redynamiser la croissance par l’investissement privé

3. Redynamiser la croissance par l’investissement privé »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Sub-Saharan Africa : Domestic Revenue Mobilization and Private Investment

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): Céline Allard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2018

Language: French

ISBN: 9781484348918

graphique 3.1). La région est consciente des effets positifs d’une hausse de l’investissement. De nombreux pays ont donc lancé de vastes programmes d’investissements publics pour combler des déf...

Point Counterpoint: Reform: What Pace Works Best?

Point Counterpoint: Reform: What Pace Works Best? »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2004

Volume/Issue: 41/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451922530

Keywords: monetary fund, monetary policy, website, facsimile

This paper highlights that for the IMF, July 2004 marked the 60th anniversary of the conference in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, when delegations from 44 allied countries drafted and agreed upon the IMF's charter....

Do Resource Windfalls Improve the Standard of Living in Sub-Saharan African Countries?

Do Resource Windfalls Improve the Standard of Living in Sub-Saharan African Countries? »

Source: Do Resource Windfalls Improve the Standard of Living in Sub-Saharan African Countries? : Evidence from a Panel of Countries

Volume/Issue: 2015/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Munseob Lee , and Cheikh Gueye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2015

ISBN: 9781484336397

Keywords: gdp, development, Models with Panel Data, General, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Exhaustible Resources and Economic Development, Resource Booms, Government Policy,

We examine the impact of resource windfall on the standard of living both in the short-run and long-run, using a sample of 130 countries, 1963-2007. Then, we systematically investigate the effect of resource windfa...

Bank Recycling of Petro Dollars to Emerging Market Economies During the Current Oil Price Boom

Bank Recycling of Petro Dollars to Emerging Market Economies During the Current Oil Price Boom »

Source: Bank Recycling of Petro Dollars to Emerging Market Economies During the Current Oil Price Boom

Volume/Issue: 2008/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Johannes Wiegand

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870381

Keywords: Petro dollars, oil exporters, bank lending, exporters, oil exporting, oil exporting countries, oil exporter,

High oil prices have once again led to large external surpluses of oil exporting countries, similar to the 1970s and 1980s. This paper analyzes the extent to which (i) oil exporters use bank deposits to invest thes...

Systemic Risk Assessment in Low Income Countries

Systemic Risk Assessment in Low Income Countries »

Source: Systemic Risk Assessment in Low Income Countries : Balancing Financial Stability and Development

Volume/Issue: 2015/190

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniela Marchettini , and Rodolfo Maino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513545882

Keywords: Early Warning Indicators, Financial Deepening, credit, bis, risk, banking, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Forecasting and Simulation,

We propose a toolkit for the assessment of systemic risk buildup in low income countries. We show that, due to non-linearity in the relationship between credit and financial stability, the assessment should be cond...

Pan-African Banks: Opportunities and Challenges for Cross-Border Oversight

Pan-African Banks: Opportunities and Challenges for Cross-Border Oversight »

Source: Pan-African Banks : Opportunities and Challenges for Cross-Border Oversight

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Paul Mathieu , Mauro Mecagni , and Jorge Canales Kriljenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2015

ISBN: 9781498365444

Keywords: Banking systems, Bank supervision, Bank soundness, Cross country analysis, Cross-border banking, Sub-Saharan Africa, Systemically important financial institutions, bank, banks, banking

Pan-African banks are expanding rapidly across the continent, creating cross-border networks, and having a systemic presence in the banking sectors of many Sub-Saharan African countries. These banking groups are fo...

8 Debt Relief for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries: Lessons from the Debt Crisis of the 1980s

8 Debt Relief for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries: Lessons from the Debt Crisis of the 1980s »

Source: External Finance for Low-Income Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451957198

Keywords: debt, external debt, creditors, debt relief, debt overhang

The official financial community has adopted in principle a historic Initiative to forgive a large portion of the debt owed by the most severely indebted of the heavily indebted poor countries....

III. Macroeconomic Challenges for Africa’s Oil Producers: How to Seize the Opportunities and Avoid the Pitfalls

III. Macroeconomic Challenges for Africa’s Oil Producers: How to Seize the Opportunities and Avoid the Pitfalls »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Sub-Saharan African

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066397

Keywords: debt, domestic debt, debt management, exchange rate regime, exporting countries

Introduction...