- International Monetary Fund. African Dept.
- Published Date:
- May 2006
Adams Jr; Richard H., and JohnPage,2005, “Do International Migration and Remittances Reduce Poverty in Developing Countries?”World Development,Vol. 33 (10), pp. 1645–69.
Amuedo-Dorantes, Catalina, and SusanPozo,2004, “Workers’ Remittances and the Real Exchange Rate: A Paradox of Gifts,”World Development,Vol. 32 (8), pp. 1407–17.
Arora, Vivek B., and AthanasiosVamvakidis,2005, “The Implications of South African Economic Growth for the Rest of Africa,”IMF Working Paper 05/58, (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
Arvanitis, Athanasios,2005. “Foreign Direct Investment in South Africa: Why Has It Been so Low?” in Post-Apartheid South Africa: The First Ten Years, ed. byMichaelNowak and Luca AntonioRicci (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
Azam, Jean-Paul, and FloreGubert,2005, “Migrant Remittances and Economic Development in Africa: A Review of Evidence,”IDEI Working Paper 354 (Toulouse: Institut d’Économie Industrielle).
Bourdet, Yves, and HansFalck,2006, “Emigrants’ Remittances and Dutch Disease in Cape Verde,”International Economic Journal, forthcoming, available online at http://virtualcapeverde.net/news2/modules/Downloads/docs/emigration_dutch_disea se.pdf.
Carrington, William J., and EnricaDetragiache, 1998, “How Big Is the Brain Drain?”IMF Working Paper 98/102 (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
Cashin, Paul, Luis F.Cespedes, and RatnaSahay, 2004. “Commodity Currencies and the Real Exchange Rate,”Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 75 (October), pp. 239–68.
Chami, Ralph, ConnelFullenkamp, and SamirJahjah, 2003, “Are Immigrant Remittance Flows a Source of Capital for Development?”IMF Working Paper 03/189 (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
Coady, David, and DavidNewhouse, 2005, “Evaluation of the Distributional Impacts of Petroleum Price Reforms,”IMF Fiscal Affairs Division (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
Coady, David, MoatazEl-Said, RobertGillingham, RolandKpodar, PaulaMedas, and DavidNewhouse, 2006, “The Fiscal and Social Costs of Fuel Subsidies: Evidence from Bolivia, Ghana, Jordan, Mali, and Sri Lanka,” PSIA Review Paper. Fiscal Affairs Department (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
Collier, Paul, and Stephen A.O’Connell, 2006.“Opportunities and Choices,” in Explaining African Economic Growth (Nairobi: African Economic Research Consortium), forthcoming.
Dimaranan, Betina V.2006, Global Trade, Assistance, and Production: The GTAP 6 Data Base, Center for Global Trade Analysis (Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University), forthcoming.
Dudine, Paolo, JamesJohn, MarkLewis, LuzmariaMonasi, HelawayTadesse, and JoergZeuner, 2006.“Weathering the Storm So Far: The Impact of the 2003–05 Oil Shock on Low-Income Countries,”IMF Working Paper 06/171 (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
El-Said, Moataz, and DanielLeigh, 2006, “Fuel Price Subsidies in Gabon: Fiscal Cost and Social Impact,” Note prepared by the Fiscal Affairs Department (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
Freund, Caroline, and NikolaSpatafora, 2005, “Remittances: Transaction Costs, Determinants, and Informal Flows,”World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3704 (Washington: World Bank).
Giuliano, Paola, and MartaRuiz-Arranz, 2005, “Remittances, Financial Development, and Growth,”IMF Working Paper 05/234 (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria (GFATM),2006, “Global Fund Disbursements by Region, Country and Grant Agreement (in USD equivalents),”available online at http://www.theglobalfund.org, downloaded on June 2, 2006 (Geneva: GFATM).
Gupta, Sanjeev, RobertPowell, and YongzhengYang, 2006, The Macroeconomic Challenges of Scaling Up Aid to Africa: A Checklist for Practitioners (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
Gupta, Sanjeev, CatherinePattillo, and SmitaWagh, 2006, “Remittances to Sub-Saharan Africa: Size, Scope and Significance,”IMF Working Paper (Washington: International Monetary Fund), forthcoming.
Harrison, W.J., and Pearson, K.R., 1996, “Computing Solutions for Large General Equilibrium Models Using GEMPACK,”Computational Economics, Vol. 9, pp. 83–127.
Hertel, T.W., 1997, Global Trade Analysis: Modeling and Applications (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press).
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International Monetary Fund2005a, “Oil Market Developments and Issues,” Policy Development and Review Department (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
International Monetary Fund2005b, World Economic Outlook, September (Washington: International Monetary Fund)
International Monetary Fund2005c, Sub-Saharan Africa: Regional Economic Outlook (Supplement), October (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
International Monetary Fund2006a, World Economic Outlook, April (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
International Monetary Fund2006b, Regional Economic Outlook: Middle East and Central Asia, May (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
International Monetary Fund and International Development Association, 2005, “Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative—Statistical Update” (Washington: IMF and IDA).
Kapur, Devesh, and JohnMcHale, 2005, “The Global Migration of Talent: What Does It Mean for Developing Countries?” CGD Brief (Washington: Center for Global Development); available on the internet at http://www.cgdev.org/content/publications/detail/4473/.
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD); Aid from DAC Members,2006 (France, Paris: OECD/DAC).
Pattillo, Catherine, SanjeevGupta, and KevinCarey, 2006.“Sustaining and Accelerating Pro-Poor Growth in Africa,”IMF Special Issues Paper (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
Pond, Bob, and BarbaraMcPake, 2006, “The Health Migration Crisis: The Role of Four Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Countries,”Lancet,Vol. 367 (April), pp. 1448–55.
Rajan, Raghuram G., and ArvindSubramanian, 2005, “What Undermines Aid’s Impact on Growth?”IMF Working Paper 05/126 (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
Smith, W. James, and KalanidhiSubbarao, 2003, “What Role for Safety Net Transfers in Very Low Income Countries?” Social Protection Discussion Series (Washington: World Bank Human Development Network Social Protection Unit).
South Africa Foundation, 2004, “South Africa’s Business Presence in Africa,” SAF Occasional Paper 3/2004 (Parktown, South Africa: South Africa Foundation).
Toxopeus, Helen S., and RobertLensink, 2006, “Remittances and Financial Inclusion in Development,” draft (Groningen, Netherlands: University of Groningen).
UNAIDS,2006, 2006 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic (Geneva, Switzerland: UNAIDS).
UNDP-World Bank,2005, “The Impact of Higher Oil Prices on Low Income Countries and on the Poor,”Joint Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) (Washington: World Bank).
UNIDO,2005, Africa Foreign Investor Survey 2005 (Vienna: United Nations Industrial Development Organization).
U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, 2006, Action Today, A Foundation For Tomorrow: Second Annual Report to Congress on the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (Washington: U.S. Department of State).
World Bank and International Monetary Fund,2005, Global Monitoring Report, 2005 (Washington: IMF and World Bank).
Publications of the IMF African Department, 2003-06
|Oil and Growth in the Republic of Congo||Bhattacharya, Rina and Ghura, Dhaneshwar|
|Management of Oil Wealth Under the Permanent Income Hypothesis: The Case of Sao Tome and Principe||Segura, Alonso|
|An Empirical Investigation of the Exchange Rate Pass-Through to Inflation in Tanzania||Mwase, Nkunde|
|How Much Is Enough? Monte Carlo Simulations of an Oil Stabilization Fund for Nigeria||Bartsch, Ulrich|
|Exchange Rate Misalignment: An Application of the Behavioral Equilibrium Exchange Rate (BEER) to Botswana||Iimi, Atsushi|
|Did Botswana Escape from the Resource Curse?||Iimi, Atsushi|
|Determinants of Emigrant Deposits in Cape Verde||Karpowicz, Izabela|
|HIV/AIDS: The Impact on Poverty and Inequality||Salinas, Gonzalo ; Haacker, Markus|
|Excess Liquidity and the Effectiveness of Monetary Policy: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa||Saxegaard, Magnus|
|Distributional Effects of Oil Price Changes on Household Expenditures: Evidence from Mali||Kpodar, Kangni|
|What is Fuzzy About Clustering in West Africa?||Tsangarides, Charalambos G. and Qureshi, Mahvash Saeed|
|Adopting Full Dollarization in Postconflict Economies: Would the Gains Compensate for the Losses in Liberia?||Honda, Jiro and Schumacher, Liliana|
|Stylized Facts on Bilateral Trade and Currency Unions: Implications for Africa||Tsangarides, Charalambos G., Ewenczyk, Pierre, and Hulej, Michal|
|Zimbabwe’s Export Performance: The Impact of the Parallel Market and Governance Factors||Muñoz, Sonia|
|Implications of Quasi-Fiscal Activities in Ghana||Chivakul, Mali and York, Robert C.|
|Suppressed Inflation and Money Demand in Zimbabwe||Muñoz, Sonia|
|Are Donor Countries Giving More or Less Aid?||Gupta, Sanjeev, Pattillo, Catherine, and Wagh, Smita|
|Bank, Efficiency and Competition in Low-Income Countries: The Case of Uganda||Haunner, David and Peiris, Shanaka J.|
|Money Demand and Inflation in Madagascar||Nassar, Koffie|
|Fiscal Dominance and Inflation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo||Nachega, Jean-Claude|
|Sustaining Growth Accelerations and Pro-Poor Growth in Africa||Pattillo, Catherine, Gupta, Sanjeev, and Carey, Kevin|
|The Macroeconomic Challenges of Scaling Up Aid to Africa||Gupta, Sanjeev, Powell Robert, and Yang Yongzheng|
|How Useful Is Monetary Econometrics in Low-Income Countries? The Case of Money Demand and the Multipliers in Rwanda||Hauner, David and Di Bella, Gabriel|
|Subordinated Levy Processes and Applications to Crude Oil Options||Krichene, Noureddine|
|Inflation Targeting Lite in Small Open Economies: The Case of Mauritius||Porter, Nathan and Yao, James Y.|
|Forestry Taxation in Africa: The Case of Liberia||Schwidrowski, Arnim and Thomas, Saji|
|Ten Years after the CFA Franc Devaluation: Progress Toward Regional Integration in the WAEMU||van den Boogaerde, Pierre and Tsangarides, Charalambos|
|Trade Integration in the East African Community: An Assessment for Kenya||McIntyre, Meredith A.|
|The Implications of South African Economic Growth for the Rest of Africa||Arora, Vivek B. and Vamvakidis, Athanasios|
|The Disconcerting Pyramids of Poverty and Inequality of Sub-Saharan Africa||Lopes, Paulo Silva|
|The Composition of Capital Flows - Is South Africa Different?||Ahmed, Faisal; Arezki, Rabah; Funke, Norbert|
|Regional Trade Arrangements in Africa - Past Performance and the Way Forward||Yang, Yongzheng; Gupta, Sanjeev|
|Tanzania’s Growth Process and Success in Reducing Poverty||Treichel, Volker|
|A Simultaneous Equations Model for World Crude Oil and Natural Gas Markets||Krichene, Noureddine|
|Growth Empirics Under Model Uncertainty - Is Africa Different?||Tsangarides, Charalambos|
|Competition and Efficiency in Banking - Behavioral Evidence from Ghana||Buchs, Thierry D.; Mathisen, Johan|
|Currency Crises in Developed and Emerging Market Economies - A Comparative Empirical Treatment||Fontaine, Thomson|
|Local Financial Development and the Aid-Growth Relationship||Nkusu, Mwanza; Sayek, Selin|
|Inflation and Monetary Pass-Through in Guinea||Blavy, Rodolphe|
|Capital Inflows, Sterilization, and Commercial Bank Speculation - The Case of the Czech Republic in the Mid-1990s||Christensen, Jakob|
|Are There Negative Returns to Aid? A Comment||Nkusu, Mwanza|
|Growth and Convergence in WAEMU Countries||Wane, Abdoul Aziz|
|Deriving Market Expectations for the Euro-Dollar Exchange Rate from Option Prices||Krichene, Noureddine|
|Can Higher Reserves Help Reduce Exchange Rate Volatility?||Hviding, Ketil; Nowak, Michael; Ricci, Luca Antonio|
|Sources of Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa||Tahari, Amor; Ghura, Dhaneshwar; Akitoby, Bernardin; Aka, Emmanuel Brou|
|Microfinance in Africa - Experience and Lessons from Selected African Countries||Basu, Anupam; Blavy, Rodolphe; Yulek, Murat|
|Financing Uganda’s Poverty Reduction Strategy - Is Aid Causing More Pain Than Gain?||Nkusu, Mwanza|
|Dimensions of Land Inequality and Economic Development||Erickson, Lennart; Vollrath, Dietrich|
|Explaining Efficiency Differences Among Large German and Austrian Banks||Hauner, David|
|Zimbabwe - A Quest for a Nominal Anchor||Kovanen, Arto|
|On Fixed and Variable Fiscal Surplus Rules||Basci, Erdem; Ekinci, Fatih M.; Yulek, Murat|
|Sources of Growth in the Democratic Republic of the Congo - A Cointegration Approach||Akitoby, Bernardin; Cinyabuguma, Matthias|
|Angola’s Fragile Stabilization||Gasha, Jose Giancarlo; Pastor, Gonzalo|
|Political Instability and Growth - The Central African Republic||Ghura, Dhaneshwar; Mercereau, Benoit|
|A Bayesian Approach to Model Uncertainty||Tsangarides, Charalambos|
|Aid and Dutch Disease in Low-Income Countries - Informed Diagnoses for Prudent Prognoses||Nkusu, Mwanza|
|Domestic Debt Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa||Christensen, Jakob|
|And Schumpeter Said, “This Is How Thou Shalt Grow”: The Further Quest for Economic Growth in Poor Countries||Beaugrand, Philippe|
|Fiscal Sustainability in Heavily Indebted Countries Dependent on Nonrenewable Resources - The Case of Gabon||Ntamatungiro, Joseph|
|How Much Do Trading Partners Matter for Economic Growth?||Arora, Vivek B.; Vamvakidis, Athanasios|
|Rational Speculation, Financial Crises, and Optimal Policy Responses||Surti, Jay|
|Fiscal Sustainability - The Case of Eritrea||Yamauchi, Ayumu|
|Sources of Nominal Exchange Rate Fluctuations in South Africa||Gottschalk, Jan; Bhundia, Ashok|
|Mauritius - Unemployment and the Role of Institutions||Mcdonald, Calvin; Yao, James Y.|
|Poverty and Social Impact Analysis - A Suggested Framework||Hossain, Shahabuddin M.|
|FDI Spillovers, Financial Markets, and Economic Development||Alfaro, Laura; Chanda, Areendam; Kalemli-|
|Ozcan, Sebnem; Sayek, Selin|
|Potential Output and Total Factor Productivity Growth in Post-Apartheid South Africa||Arora, Vivek B.; Bhundia, Ashok|
|Debt Relief, Additionality, and Aid Allocation in Low-Income Countries||Powell, Robert|
|Diamond Smuggling and Taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa||Oomes, Nienke; Vocke, Matthias|
|Modeling Stochastic Volatility with Application to Stock Returns||Krichene, Noureddine|
|Welfare Implications of HIV/AIDS||Crafts, Nicholas; Haacker, Markus|
|Stock Markets and the Real Exchange Rate - An Intertemporal Approach||Mercereau, Benoit|
|The Role of Stock Markets in Current Account Dynamics -Evidence from the United States||Mercereau, Benoit|
|Overshooting and Dollarization in the Democratic Republic of Congo|
|Estimation of the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate for Malawi||Mathisen, Johan|
|Regional Impact of Cote d’Ivoire’s 1999-2000 Sociopolitical Crisis - An Assessment||Dore, Ousmane; Anne, Benoit; Engmann, Dorothy|
|Estimation of the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate for South Africa||Mcdonald, Ronald; Ricci, Luca|
|Poverty and Social Analysis - Linking Macroeconomic Policies to Poverty Outcomes - Summary of Early Experiences||Robb, Caroline|
|Taxation and Pricing of Petroleum Products in Developing Countries: A Framework for Analysis with Application to Nigeria||Hussain, Shahabuddin|
|The Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate of the Malagasy Franc - EMalagasy Fran stimation and Assessment||Cady, John|
|Small African Stock Markets - The Case of the Lusaka Stock Exchange||Marone, Heloisa|
|Books and Monographs|
|Sub-Saharan Africa: Financial Sector Challenges||Gulde, Anne-Marie; Pattillo, Catherine; Christensen, Jakob; Carey, Kevin; Wagh, Smita|
|Designing Monetary and Fiscal Policy in Low-Income Countries||Selassie, Abebe Aemro; Clements, Benedict J.; Tareq, Shamsuddin; Martijn, Jan Kees; Di Bella, Gabriel|
|Post-Apartheid South Africa: The First Ten Years||Nowak, Michael; Ricci, Luca Antonio|
|Macroeconomic Challenges of Scaling Up Aid to Africa||Gupta, Sanjeev; Powell, Robert; Yang, Yongzheng|
|Sustaining and Accelerating Pro-Poor Growth in Africa||Pattillo, Catherine; Gupta, Sanjeev; Carey, Kevin|
|Regional Trade Arrangements in Africa||Yang, Yongzheng; Gupta, Sanjeev|
|Rebuilding Fiscal Institutions in Postconflict Countries||Gupta, Sanjeev; Tareq, Shamsuddin; Clements, Benedict J.; Segura-Ubiergo, Alex; Bhattacharya, Rina; Mattina, Todd D.|
|The ICT Sector and the Global Economy: Counting the Gains in: The Global Information Technology Report 2004/05||Haacker, Markus|
|Lifting the Oil Curse: Improving Petroleum Revenue Management in Sub-Saharan Africa||Bartxch, Ulrich; Cuc, Milan; Katz, Menachem; Malothra, Harinder|
|The Macroeconomics of HIV/AIDS||Haacker, Markus|
|Mauritius, Challenges to Sustained Growth||Sacerdoti, Emilio; El Masry, Gamal; Khandelwal,|
|Padamja; Yao, Yudong|
|Postconflict Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from the Democratic Republic of the Congo||Clément, Jean A.P.|