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Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa : Exploring Different Channels

Volume/Issue: 2018/1

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Matthieu Bellon , Margaux MacDonald , Montfort Mlachila , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484367148

Keywords: Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Swaziland, South Sudan, Spillovers, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sierra Leone, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

After close to two decades of strong economic activity, overall growth in sub-Saharan Africa decelerated markedly in 2015-16 as the largest economies experienced negative or flat growth. Regional growth started rec...

Sub-Saharan African Migration

Sub-Saharan African Migration »

Source: Sub-Saharan African Migration : Patterns and Spillovers

Volume/Issue: 2016/09

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Ermal Hitaj , Montfort Mlachila , Arina Viseth , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475546668

Keywords: Togo, Tanzania, Uganda, Swaziland, Spillovers, Sub-Saharan Africa, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone

Amid rapid population growth, migration in sub-Saharan Africa has been increasing briskly over the last 20 years. Up to the 1990s, the stock of migrants-citizens of one country living in another country-was dominat...

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Exploring Different Channels

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa : Exploring Different Channels »

Volume/Issue: 2018/1

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Matthieu Bellon , Margaux MacDonald , Montfort Mlachila , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367148.062

ISBN: 9781484367148

Keywords: Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Swaziland, South Sudan, Spillovers, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sierra Leone, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

After close to two decades of strong economic activity, overall growth in sub-Saharan Africa decelerated markedly in 2015-16 as the largest economies experienced negative or flat growth. Regional growth started rec...

Sub-Saharan African Migration
			: Patterns and Spillovers

Sub-Saharan African Migration : Patterns and Spillovers »

Volume/Issue: 2016/09

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Ermal Hitaj , Montfort Mlachila , Arina Viseth , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475546668.062

ISBN: 9781475546668

Keywords: Togo, Tanzania, Uganda, Swaziland, Spillovers, Sub-Saharan Africa, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone

Amid rapid population growth, migration in sub-Saharan Africa has been increasing briskly over the last 20 years. Up to the 1990s, the stock of migrants-citizens of one country living in another country-was dominat...

Debt Sustainability in Low-Income Countries

Debt Sustainability in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Debt Sustainability in Low-Income Countries : Policies, Institutions, or Shocks?

Volume/Issue: 2017/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yasemin Bal Gunduz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475599732

Keywords: Low-income countries, external debt sustainability, General, International Lending and Debt Problems

This paper estimates the determinants of external debt distress in low-income countries (LICs), disentangling the roles of institutions, shocks, and policies. The most prominent factors in raising the risk of debt...

Tax Revenue Mobilization Episodes in Emerging Markets and Low-Income Countries: Lessons from a New Dataset

Tax Revenue Mobilization Episodes in Emerging Markets and Low-Income Countries: Lessons from a New Dataset »

Source: Tax Revenue Mobilization Episodes in Emerging Markets and Low-Income Countries: Lessons from a New Dataset

Volume/Issue: 2018/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , Anja Baum , Clay Hackney , Olamide Harrison , Keyra Primus , and Veronique Salins

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484361535

Keywords: Tax policy, Revenue administration, tax revenue mobilization, General

How do countries mobilize large tax revenue-defined as an average increase in the tax-to-GDP ratio of 0.5 percent per year over three years or more? To answer this question, we build a novel dataset covering 55 epi...

The Distributional Effects of Government Spending Shocks in Developing Economies

The Distributional Effects of Government Spending Shocks in Developing Economies »

Source: The Distributional Effects of Government Spending Shocks in Developing Economies

Volume/Issue: 2018/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri , Jun Ge , Prakash Loungani , and Giovanni Melina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484345412

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Fiscal shocks, Inequality, Income distribution

We construct unanticipated government spending shocks for 103 developing countries from 1990 to 2015 and study their effects on income distribution. We find that unanticipated fiscal consolidations lead to a long-l...

International Financial Integration in the Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis

International Financial Integration in the Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis »

Source: International Financial Integration in the Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2017/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Lane , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2017

ISBN: 9781484300336

Keywords: Foreign exchange, International financial integration, financial globalization

This paper documents the evolution of international financial integration since the global financial crisis using an updated dataset on external assets and liabilities, covering over 210 economies for the period 19...

Lessons from the Old Masters on Assessing Equity and Efficiency: A Primer for Fiscal Policymakers

Lessons from the Old Masters on Assessing Equity and Efficiency: A Primer for Fiscal Policymakers »

Source: Lessons from the Old Masters on Assessing Equity and Efficiency: A Primer for Fiscal Policymakers

Volume/Issue: 2017/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vitor Gaspar , Paolo Mauro , and Tigran Poghosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484322000

Keywords: equality and efficiency, fiscal redistribution, General, Externalities

How can a society's well-being be measured to include not only average incomes but also their distribution? How can the effects of policies be assessed by considering both equity and efficiency? This primer outline...

International Commodity Prices and Domestic Bank Lending in Developing Countries

International Commodity Prices and Domestic Bank Lending in Developing Countries »

Source: International Commodity Prices and Domestic Bank Lending in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2017/279

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Isha Agrawal , Rupa Duttagupta , and Andrea Presbitero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484333044

Keywords: Commodity prices, Developing countries, Bank lending; Commodity prices; Macro-financial linkages; Developing countries, Bank lending, Macro-financial linkages, General, International Lending and Debt Problems, Global Commodity Crises

We study the role of the bank-lending channel in propagating fluctuations in commodity prices to credit aggregates and economic activity in developing countries. We use data on more than 1,600 banks from 78 develop...