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Economic Growth and Total Factor Productivity in Niger

Economic Growth and Total Factor Productivity in Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2006/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Claude Nachega , and Thomson Fontaine

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864687.001

ISBN: 9781451864687

Keywords: sources of growth, cointegration, tfp, growth rate, equation, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper investigates empirically the sources of aggregate output growth and the determinants of total factor productivity (TFP) in Niger between 1963 and 2003. A growth accounting analysis indicates that the ero...

Economic Growth and Total Factor Productivity in Niger1

Economic Growth and Total Factor Productivity in Niger1 »

Source: Economic Growth and Total Factor Productivity in Niger

Volume/Issue: 2006/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Claude Nachega , and Thomson Fontaine

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

ISBN: 9781451864687

Keywords: sources of growth, cointegration, tfp, growth rate, equation, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper investigates empirically the sources of aggregate output growth and the determinants of total factor productivity (TFP) in Niger between 1963 and 2003. A growth accounting analysis indicates that the ero...

The Macroeconomic Impact of Scaled-Up Aid
			: The Case of Niger

The Macroeconomic Impact of Scaled-Up Aid : The Case of Niger »

Volume/Issue: 2009/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emilio Sacerdoti , Gonzalo Salinas , and Abdikarim Farah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871838.001

ISBN: 9781451871838

Keywords: growth, exchange rate, real exchange rate, gdp growth, tfp,

We develop a simple macroeconomic model that assesses the effects of higher foreign aid on output growth and other macroeconomic variables, including the real exchange rate. The model is easily tractable and requir...

The Macroeconomic Impact of Scaled-Up Aid

The Macroeconomic Impact of Scaled-Up Aid »

Source: The Macroeconomic Impact of Scaled-Up Aid : The Case of Niger

Volume/Issue: 2009/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emilio Sacerdoti , Gonzalo Salinas , and Abdikarim Farah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451871838

Keywords: growth, exchange rate, real exchange rate, gdp growth, tfp,

We develop a simple macroeconomic model that assesses the effects of higher foreign aid on output growth and other macroeconomic variables, including the real exchange rate. The model is easily tractable and requir...

Summary of WP/94/93: “Linkages in Price Level and Inflation Rate between CFA Franc Zone Countries and France”

Summary of WP/94/93: “Linkages in Price Level and Inflation Rate between CFA Franc Zone Countries and France” »

Source: Working Paper Summaries (WP/94/77 - WP/94/147)

Volume/Issue: 1995/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1995

ISBN: 9781451843200

Keywords: paper, taxation, taxes on labor, writing

Authors of Working Papers are normally staff members of the Fund or consultants, although on occasion outside authors may collaborate with a staff member in writing a paper. The views expressed in the Working Paper...

The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid

The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid »

Source: The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid : The Gleneagles Initiative for Benin

Volume/Issue: 2009/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joannes Mongardini , and Issouf Samaké

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872620

Keywords: Scaling Up, monetary fund, central bank, inflation, foreign aid,

This paper assesses the macroeconomic implications of scaling up aid for Benin in line with the Gleneagles commitment to double aid to poor countries over the next three years to reach $85 per capita by 2010 and ke...

On Improving Public Expenditure Policies for the Poor

On Improving Public Expenditure Policies for the Poor »

Source: On Improving Public Expenditure Policies for the Poor : Major Informational Requirements

Volume/Issue: 1993/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nigel Chalk , and Ehtisham Ahmad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1993

ISBN: 9781451846270

Keywords: Social security, expenditure, expenditures, public expenditures, public expenditure

An improvement in the quality of public expenditures is needed in many countries, given binding macroeconomic and fiscal constraints, and poverty reduction and distributional objectives. This process involves a rea...

Monetary Concepts and Definitions

Monetary Concepts and Definitions »

Source: Monetary Concepts and Definitions

Volume/Issue: 1989/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1989

ISBN: 9781451951387

Keywords: savings deposits, money market, bonds, central bank, monetary aggregates

This paper examines monetary concepts and definitions. It notes that approaches to monetary analysis, and the concept of money itself, have been undergoing substantial change in many countries due in large part to...

North-South RandD Spillovers

North-South RandD Spillovers »

Source: North-South RandD Spillovers

Volume/Issue: 1994/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elhanan Helpman , David Coe , and Willy Hoffmaister

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1994

ISBN: 9781451856385

Keywords: r & d, foreign r & d, industrial countries, total factor productivity

We examine the extent to which developing countries that do little, if any, research and development themselves benefit from R&D that is performed in the industrial countries. By trading with an industrial country...

Reserve Requirementson Foreign Currency Deposits in Sub-Saharan Africa

Reserve Requirementson Foreign Currency Deposits in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Reserve Requirementson Foreign Currency Deposits in Sub-Saharan Africa : Main Features and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2002/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arto Kovanen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451848694

Keywords: central bank, reserve requirement, monetary policy, inflation

This paper reviews the reserve requirement arrangements of sub-Saharan Africa, focusing on the differences between reserve requirements on domestic- and foreign-currency deposits. The reserve requirement systems in...