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Source: Ghana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Volume II

Volume/Issue: 2012/204

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475506600

Keywords: human settlements, water resources, food security, social protection, service delivery

This volume discusses the Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS I) and the Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS II) that addressed the critical poverty issues in Ghana. GPRS I is a comprehensive policy document p...

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Source: Ghana : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/205

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475506617

Keywords: national accounts, public finance, decentralization, financial management, budget support

This Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) on Ghana reviews the Ghana Shared Growth and Development Agenda (GSGDA) for the period 2010-13. The GSGDA comprises three volumes: the p...

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Source: Ghana : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/332

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451815009

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, inflation rate, exchange rate, real interest rate

This Selected Issues paper on Ghana shows that as a small, open low-income economy, the country faces several major challenges in its conduct of disinflation policy. Ghana has historically experienced volatile and...

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Source: Ghana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/203

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475506594

Keywords: human settlements, food security, technology transfer, tourism industry, industrial development

Ghana has pursued several programs to accelerate the growth of the economy. In 1995, the government presented 'Ghana: Vision 2020,' aimed at making Ghana a middle-income country in 25 years. Vision 2020 focused on...

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Source: Ghana : Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement

Volume/Issue: 2007/211

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451814996

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, central bank

This Ex-Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement for Ghana explains its experience with particular attention to the IMF's role. Progress in structural reform was slow, but Ghana also avoided mistakes made...

Ghana

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Source: Ghana : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/208

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451814972

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, real effective exchange rate, real exchange

This Selected Issues paper examines competitiveness and the equilibrium real exchange rate for Ghana. It estimates a behavioral equilibrium exchange rate model for Ghana to establish to what extent real effective e...

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Source: Ghana : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ghana

Volume/Issue: 2008/344

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451815016

Keywords: debt, deficit, external debt, debt sustainability, interest

This 2008 Article IV Consultation highlights that Ghana's growth has remained strong, fuelled by both the private and public sectors. The Ghanaian economy maintained strong growth of about 61/2 percent in 2007 and...

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Source: Ghana : Will it Be Gifted or Will it Be Cursed?

Volume/Issue: 2011/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Burcu Aydin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455260393

Keywords: growth, resource-rich, panel data, unit root, panel unit root test, individual effects, exogenous variables, lag length, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Economic Development: General,

Will Ghana's oil production from 2011 accelerate progress toward middle-income status, or will it retard gains in living standards through a possible "resource curse"? This paper examines the likelihood of "resourc...

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Source: Ghana : Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries: Completion Point Document

Volume/Issue: 2004/209

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451814873

Keywords: debt service, debt relief, external debt, debt sustainability, government revenue

This paper highlights Ghana's poverty reduction strategy. The paper also highlights Ghana's performance in observing the requirements for reaching the floating completion point under the framework, including implem...

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Source: Ghana : Combined First and Second Reviews Under the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, Modification of Performance Criteria and Rephasing of Disbursements: Staff Report; Staff Statement and Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ghana.

Volume/Issue: 2010/178

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455204731

Keywords: debt, deficit, budget, revenues, external debt

Ghana's growth of 3-4 percent in 2009 was about twice the estimated average for sub-Saharan Africa. Fiscal performance in 2009 was weaker than programmed, giving rise to substantial new domestic expenditure arrears...