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IMF Country Report No. 15/326

THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA

SELECTED ISSUES

November 2015

This Selected Issues paper on the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund. It is based on the information available at the time it was completed on September 4, 2015.

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THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA

SELECTED ISSUES

September 4, 2015

Approved By

The African Department

Prepared by the team led by Bozena Radzewicz-Bak, including Klaus-Peter Hellwig, Sandra Lizarazo Ruiz, Marina Mendes Tavares, Adrian Peralta, and Gustavo Ramirez, with support from Margaret Naa Ayeley Attey and Dafina Glaser.

Contents

  • INTRODUCTION

  • EQUITABLE GROWTH AND POVERTY REDUCTION IN ETHIOPIA

  • IMPACT OF FISCAL AND SOCIAL POLICIES ON INCOME DISTRIBUTION

  • FINANCIAL INCLUSION

  • MACROECONOMIC AND DISTRIBUTIONAL IMPLICATIONS OF REFORM: A MODEL-BASED APPROACH

  • BOX

  • 1. General Structure of the Model

  • FIGURE

  • 1. Distributional Impact of Economic and Financial Reforms

  • APPENDICES

  • I. Regression Analysis for Potential Financial Inclusion

  • II. Connections to the Literature

  • III. Model Details

  • References

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Selected Issues
Author: International Monetary Fund. African Dept.