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Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780198785811.071

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

Monetary policy in sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) has undergone an important transformation in recent decades. With the advent of sustained growth and generally stable fiscal policies in much of the region, many countries...

Monetary Policy in Unified Currency Areas

Monetary Policy in Unified Currency Areas »

Source: Monetary Policy in Unified Currency Areas : The Cases of the Cama and Ecca During 1976-90

Volume/Issue: 1994/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Claude Nascimento

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451926002

Keywords: banking, money stock, banking system, bank credit

The paper compares the performance of monetary policy in the Central African Monetary Area (CAMA) and the Eastern Caribbean Currency Area (ECCA) during 1976-90. Their institutional setup and mechanism for monetary...

Cameroon: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Cameroon: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Cameroon : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1999/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451808018

Keywords: banking, banking system, commodity prices, bank restructuring, indirect taxes

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix highlights that after eight years of decline, economic activity of Cameroon began to pick up following the January 1994 devaluation of the CFA franc, the accompan...

Forests in development: The rapid depletion of forests in the developing world emphasizes the need for comprehensive forestry policies

Forests in development: The rapid depletion of forests in the developing world emphasizes the need for comprehensive forestry policies »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1979

Volume/Issue: 16/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1979

ISBN: 9781616353391

Keywords: monetary fund, banking, development banking, bank loans, offshore banking

This paper highlights that the fight against worldwide inflation was the main theme of the Finance Ministers and central bank Governors from 138 member countries that participated in the 1979 Annual Meeting of the...

Rehabilitating watersheds: Reforestation, though necessary, is only part of a broader development strategy to preserve watershed environments

Rehabilitating watersheds: Reforestation, though necessary, is only part of a broader development strategy to preserve watershed environments »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1982

Volume/Issue: 19/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1982

ISBN: 9781616353483

Keywords: bank loans, government expenditures, structural adjustment, bank management

This paper highlights that important changes have been made in the World Bank's management systems since Mr. A. W. Clausen became President in July 1981. The changes reflect Mr. Clausen's belief that there needs to...

Country experience in providing for basic needs: Studies of country policies geared toward meeting the basic needs of the poorest provide a basis for identifying key macroeconomic elements of such policies

Country experience in providing for basic needs: Studies of country policies geared toward meeting the basic needs of the poorest provide a basis for identifying key macroeconomic elements of such policies »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1979

Volume/Issue: 16/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1979

ISBN: 9781616353391

Keywords: monetary fund, banking, development banking, bank loans, offshore banking

This paper highlights that the fight against worldwide inflation was the main theme of the Finance Ministers and central bank Governors from 138 member countries that participated in the 1979 Annual Meeting of the...

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...

How Effective is Fiscal Policy Response in Systemic Banking Crises?

How Effective is Fiscal Policy Response in Systemic Banking Crises? »

Source: How Effective is Fiscal Policy Response in Systemic Banking Crises?

Volume/Issue: 2009/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Carlos Mulas-Granados , and Emanuele Baldacci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451873078

Keywords: banking, banking crises, tax revenue, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General,

This paper studies the effects of fiscal policy response in 118 episodes of systemic banking crisis in advanced and emerging market countries during 1980-2008. It finds that timely countercyclical fiscal measures c...

Banking Crises and Crisis Dating

Banking Crises and Crisis Dating »

Source: Banking Crises and Crisis Dating : Theory and Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2009/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elena Loukoianova , Gianni De Nicolo , and John Boyd

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451872880

Keywords: Systemic Bank Shocks, banking, banking distress, banking crisis,

Many empirical studies of banking crises have employed "banking crisis" (BC) indicators constructedusing primarily information on government actions undertaken in response to bank distress. Weformulate a simple the...

20 A Structural Analysis of the Determinants of Inflation in the CEMAC Region

20 A Structural Analysis of the Determinants of Inflation in the CEMAC Region »

Source: Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 27 April 2018

ISBN: 9780198785811

Keywords: Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Introduction In this chapter 1 we aim to identify the main determinants of inflation in the Communauté Economique et Monétaire de l’Afrique Centra...