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International Monetary Fund. African Dept.
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May 2006
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Publications of the IMF African Department, 2003-06

Working Papers
Oil and Growth in the Republic of CongoBhattacharya, Rina and Ghura, Dhaneshwar
Management of Oil Wealth Under the Permanent Income Hypothesis: The Case of Sao Tome and PrincipeSegura, Alonso
An Empirical Investigation of the Exchange Rate Pass-Through to Inflation in TanzaniaMwase, Nkunde
How Much Is Enough? Monte Carlo Simulations of an Oil Stabilization Fund for NigeriaBartsch, Ulrich
Exchange Rate Misalignment: An Application of the Behavioral Equilibrium Exchange Rate (BEER) to BotswanaIimi, Atsushi
Did Botswana Escape from the Resource Curse?Iimi, Atsushi
Determinants of Emigrant Deposits in Cape VerdeKarpowicz, Izabela
HIV/AIDS: The Impact on Poverty and InequalitySalinas, Gonzalo ; Haacker, Markus
Excess Liquidity and the Effectiveness of Monetary Policy: Evidence from Sub-Saharan AfricaSaxegaard, Magnus
Distributional Effects of Oil Price Changes on Household Expenditures: Evidence from MaliKpodar, 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 AfricaTsangarides, Charalambos G., Ewenczyk, Pierre, and Hulej, Michal
Zimbabwe’s Export Performance: The Impact of the Parallel Market and Governance FactorsMuñoz, Sonia
Implications of Quasi-Fiscal Activities in GhanaChivakul, Mali and York, Robert C.
Suppressed Inflation and Money Demand in ZimbabweMuñoz, 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 UgandaHaunner, David and Peiris, Shanaka J.
Money Demand and Inflation in MadagascarNassar, Koffie
Fiscal Dominance and Inflation in the Democratic Republic of the CongoNachega, Jean-Claude
Sustaining Growth Accelerations and Pro-Poor Growth in AfricaPattillo, Catherine, Gupta, Sanjeev, and Carey, Kevin
The Macroeconomic Challenges of Scaling Up Aid to AfricaGupta, Sanjeev, Powell Robert, and Yang Yongzheng
How Useful Is Monetary Econometrics in Low-Income Countries? The Case of Money Demand and the Multipliers in RwandaHauner, David and Di Bella, Gabriel
Subordinated Levy Processes and Applications to Crude Oil OptionsKrichene, Noureddine
Inflation Targeting Lite in Small Open Economies: The Case of MauritiusPorter, Nathan and Yao, James Y.
Forestry Taxation in Africa: The Case of LiberiaSchwidrowski, Arnim and Thomas, Saji
Ten Years after the CFA Franc Devaluation: Progress Toward Regional Integration in the WAEMUvan den Boogaerde, Pierre and Tsangarides, Charalambos
Trade Integration in the East African Community: An Assessment for KenyaMcIntyre, Meredith A.
The Implications of South African Economic Growth for the Rest of AfricaArora, Vivek B. and Vamvakidis, Athanasios
The Disconcerting Pyramids of Poverty and Inequality of Sub-Saharan AfricaLopes, 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 ForwardYang, Yongzheng; Gupta, Sanjeev
Tanzania’s Growth Process and Success in Reducing PovertyTreichel, Volker
A Simultaneous Equations Model for World Crude Oil and Natural Gas MarketsKrichene, Noureddine
Growth Empirics Under Model Uncertainty - Is Africa Different?Tsangarides, Charalambos
Competition and Efficiency in Banking - Behavioral Evidence from GhanaBuchs, Thierry D.; Mathisen, Johan
Currency Crises in Developed and Emerging Market Economies - A Comparative Empirical TreatmentFontaine, Thomson
Local Financial Development and the Aid-Growth RelationshipNkusu, Mwanza; Sayek, Selin
Inflation and Monetary Pass-Through in GuineaBlavy, Rodolphe
Capital Inflows, Sterilization, and Commercial Bank Speculation - The Case of the Czech Republic in the Mid-1990sChristensen, Jakob
Are There Negative Returns to Aid? A CommentNkusu, Mwanza
Growth and Convergence in WAEMU CountriesWane, Abdoul Aziz
Deriving Market Expectations for the Euro-Dollar Exchange Rate from Option PricesKrichene, Noureddine
Can Higher Reserves Help Reduce Exchange Rate Volatility?Hviding, Ketil; Nowak, Michael; Ricci, Luca Antonio
Sources of Growth in Sub-Saharan AfricaTahari, Amor; Ghura, Dhaneshwar; Akitoby, Bernardin; Aka, Emmanuel Brou
Microfinance in Africa - Experience and Lessons from Selected African CountriesBasu, 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 DevelopmentErickson, Lennart; Vollrath, Dietrich
Explaining Efficiency Differences Among Large German and Austrian BanksHauner, David
Zimbabwe - A Quest for a Nominal AnchorKovanen, Arto
On Fixed and Variable Fiscal Surplus RulesBasci, Erdem; Ekinci, Fatih M.; Yulek, Murat
Sources of Growth in the Democratic Republic of the Congo - A Cointegration ApproachAkitoby, Bernardin; Cinyabuguma, Matthias
Angola’s Fragile StabilizationGasha, Jose Giancarlo; Pastor, Gonzalo
Political Instability and Growth - The Central African RepublicGhura, Dhaneshwar; Mercereau, Benoit
A Bayesian Approach to Model UncertaintyTsangarides, Charalambos
Aid and Dutch Disease in Low-Income Countries - Informed Diagnoses for Prudent PrognosesNkusu, Mwanza
Domestic Debt Markets in Sub-Saharan AfricaChristensen, Jakob
And Schumpeter Said, “This Is How Thou Shalt Grow”: The Further Quest for Economic Growth in Poor CountriesBeaugrand, Philippe
Fiscal Sustainability in Heavily Indebted Countries Dependent on Nonrenewable Resources - The Case of GabonNtamatungiro, Joseph
How Much Do Trading Partners Matter for Economic Growth?Arora, Vivek B.; Vamvakidis, Athanasios
Rational Speculation, Financial Crises, and Optimal Policy ResponsesSurti, Jay
Fiscal Sustainability - The Case of EritreaYamauchi, Ayumu
Sources of Nominal Exchange Rate Fluctuations in South AfricaGottschalk, Jan; Bhundia, Ashok
Mauritius - Unemployment and the Role of InstitutionsMcdonald, Calvin; Yao, James Y.
Poverty and Social Impact Analysis - A Suggested FrameworkHossain, Shahabuddin M.
FDI Spillovers, Financial Markets, and Economic DevelopmentAlfaro, Laura; Chanda, Areendam; Kalemli-
Ozcan, Sebnem; Sayek, Selin
Potential Output and Total Factor Productivity Growth in Post-Apartheid South AfricaArora, Vivek B.; Bhundia, Ashok
Debt Relief, Additionality, and Aid Allocation in Low-Income CountriesPowell, Robert
Diamond Smuggling and Taxation in Sub-Saharan AfricaOomes, Nienke; Vocke, Matthias
Modeling Stochastic Volatility with Application to Stock ReturnsKrichene, Noureddine
Welfare Implications of HIV/AIDSCrafts, Nicholas; Haacker, Markus
Stock Markets and the Real Exchange Rate - An Intertemporal ApproachMercereau, Benoit
The Role of Stock Markets in Current Account Dynamics -Evidence from the United StatesMercereau, Benoit
Overshooting and Dollarization in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Estimation of the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate for MalawiMathisen, Johan
Regional Impact of Cote d’Ivoire’s 1999-2000 Sociopolitical Crisis - An AssessmentDore, Ousmane; Anne, Benoit; Engmann, Dorothy
Interest Rates, Credit Rationing, and Investment in Developing CountriesNkusu, Mwanza
Estimation of the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate for South AfricaMcdonald, Ronald; Ricci, Luca
Poverty and Social Analysis - Linking Macroeconomic Policies to Poverty Outcomes - Summary of Early ExperiencesRobb, Caroline
Taxation and Pricing of Petroleum Products in Developing Countries: A Framework for Analysis with Application to NigeriaHussain, Shahabuddin
The Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate of the Malagasy Franc - EMalagasy Fran stimation and AssessmentCady, John
Small African Stock Markets - The Case of the Lusaka Stock ExchangeMarone, Heloisa
Books and Monographs
Sub-Saharan Africa: Financial Sector ChallengesGulde, Anne-Marie; Pattillo, Catherine; Christensen, Jakob; Carey, Kevin; Wagh, Smita
Designing Monetary and Fiscal Policy in Low-Income CountriesSelassie, Abebe Aemro; Clements, Benedict J.; Tareq, Shamsuddin; Martijn, Jan Kees; Di Bella, Gabriel
Post-Apartheid South Africa: The First Ten YearsNowak, Michael; Ricci, Luca Antonio
Macroeconomic Challenges of Scaling Up Aid to AfricaGupta, Sanjeev; Powell, Robert; Yang, Yongzheng
Sustaining and Accelerating Pro-Poor Growth in AfricaPattillo, Catherine; Gupta, Sanjeev; Carey, Kevin
Regional Trade Arrangements in AfricaYang, Yongzheng; Gupta, Sanjeev
Rebuilding Fiscal Institutions in Postconflict CountriesGupta, 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 2004/05Haacker, Markus
Lifting the Oil Curse: Improving Petroleum Revenue Management in Sub-Saharan AfricaBartxch, Ulrich; Cuc, Milan; Katz, Menachem; Malothra, Harinder
The Macroeconomics of HIV/AIDSHaacker, Markus
Mauritius, Challenges to Sustained GrowthSacerdoti, Emilio; El Masry, Gamal; Khandelwal,
Padamja; Yao, Yudong
Postconflict Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from the Democratic Republic of the CongoClément, Jean A.P.

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