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Post-Stabilization Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Lessons from Mozambique

Post-Stabilization Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa : Lessons from Mozambique »

Series: Books

Author(s): Shanaka Peiris , and Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066779.071

ISBN: 9781589066779

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, budget support, real exchange rate

Mozambique is an economic success story in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Its remarkable achievements offer valuable lessons to other low-income countries in a post-stabilization economic phase, including how they can e...

Perspectives économiques régionales, Avril 12
			: Afrique subsaharienne: Entretenir la croissance dans un climat mondial d'incertitude

Perspectives économiques régionales, Avril 12 : Afrique subsaharienne: Entretenir la croissance dans un climat mondial d'incertitude »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2012

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353834.086

ISBN: 9781616353834

Keywords: exchange rate, exporters, exchange rate pegs, banking, inflation, oil exporters, exporting countries, oil-exporting countries, exchange rate developments, natural resources

The five Regional Economic Outlooks published biannually by the IMF cover Asia and Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Western Hemisphere. In each volume, recent economic...

1 Sustaining Growth Takeoffs: Lessons from Mozambique

1 Sustaining Growth Takeoffs: Lessons from Mozambique »

Source: Post-Stabilization Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa : Lessons from Mozambique

Series: Books

Author(s): Shanaka Peiris , and Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781589066779

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, budget support, real exchange rate

Mozambique is a success story in sub-Saharan Africa. It has benefited from sustained large foreign aid inflows, strong and broad-based growth, and deep poverty reduction. Since its civil war ended in 1992, M...

2 Halving the Poverty Rate by 2015

2 Halving the Poverty Rate by 2015 »

Source: Post-Stabilization Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa : Lessons from Mozambique

Series: Books

Author(s): Shanaka Peiris , and Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781589066779

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, budget support, real exchange rate

Mozambique has been remarkably successful in reducing poverty over the past decade. Sustained, broad-based growth resulted in a 25 percent decline, equivalent to 4 percentage points a year, in the poverty he...

3 Sustaining Growth in the Long Term

3 Sustaining Growth in the Long Term »

Source: Post-Stabilization Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa : Lessons from Mozambique

Series: Books

Author(s): Shanaka Peiris , and Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781589066779

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, budget support, real exchange rate

The question of how to achieve rapid and sustained growth has challenged economists for generations. As Robert Lucas (1988) has famously remarked, “the consequences for human welfare involved in questions li...

4 Monetary and Financial Sector Policies: The Road to Price and Financial Stability

4 Monetary and Financial Sector Policies: The Road to Price and Financial Stability »

Source: Post-Stabilization Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa : Lessons from Mozambique

Series: Books

Author(s): Shanaka Peiris , and Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781589066779

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, budget support, real exchange rate

After years of very high inflation prior to the mid-1990s, Mozambique has succeeded in stabilizing inflation, albeit with some lapses. A key factor in bringing inflation under control has been the implementa...

5 Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from a Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model Applied to Mozambique

5 Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from a Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model Applied to Mozambique »

Source: Post-Stabilization Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa : Lessons from Mozambique

Series: Books

Author(s): Shanaka Peiris , and Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781589066779

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, budget support, real exchange rate

Macroeconomic conditions in a number of sub-Saharan African countries have improved markedly in the past decade (IMF, 2005a), providing greater scope for stabilization policies. Higher economic growth rates...

6 Macroeconomic Management of Scaled-up Foreign Aid

6 Macroeconomic Management of Scaled-up Foreign Aid »

Source: Post-Stabilization Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa : Lessons from Mozambique

Series: Books

Author(s): Shanaka Peiris , and Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781589066779

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, budget support, real exchange rate

The Commission for Africa (2005) and the United Nations (UN) Millennium Project have identified a need for donors to scale up aid flows to well-governed low-income countries, including Mozambique, to enable...

7 Government-Donor Partnerships: Mozambique as a Model of Donor Coordination

7 Government-Donor Partnerships: Mozambique as a Model of Donor Coordination »

Source: Post-Stabilization Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa : Lessons from Mozambique

Series: Books

Author(s): Shanaka Peiris , and Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781589066779

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, budget support, real exchange rate

Mozambique’s model of donor coordination has considerably improved aid effectiveness, holding lessons for sub-Saharan Africa. In 2006, the Mozambican government formulated its second poverty reduction strate...

8 Managing Mineral Resources: From Curse to Blessing

8 Managing Mineral Resources: From Curse to Blessing »

Source: Post-Stabilization Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa : Lessons from Mozambique

Series: Books

Author(s): Shanaka Peiris , and Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781589066779

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, budget support, real exchange rate

Attempts to explain the relationship between a country’s natural resource endowments and its economic performance have generated a significant body of literature highlighting the risk that resource abundance...