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Statement by Samuel Itam, Executive Director for Nigeria

Statement by Samuel Itam, Executive Director for Nigeria »

Source: Nigeria : 2009 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; Statement by the IMF Staff Representative; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nigeria

Volume/Issue: 2009/315

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2009

ISBN: 9781451829082

Keywords: central bank, budget, debt, interest, revenues

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that reforms initiated earlier this decade in Nigeria have averted the boom-bust pattern that characterized previous oil price cycles and better prepared the economy to...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Nigeria

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Nigeria »

Source: Nigeria : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement and Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nigeria

Volume/Issue: 2008/64

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451829068

Keywords: debt, central bank, interest, deficit, external debt

The success of Nigeria's reforms brings new policy challenges for preserving and building on the reform gains. The immediate challenge is to enshrine a fiscal institution that ensures that fiscal policy is consiste...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Nigeria

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Nigeria »

Source: Nigeria : 2009 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; Statement by the IMF Staff Representative; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nigeria

Volume/Issue: 2009/315

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2009

ISBN: 9781451829082

Keywords: central bank, budget, debt, interest, revenues

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that reforms initiated earlier this decade in Nigeria have averted the boom-bust pattern that characterized previous oil price cycles and better prepared the economy to...

Nigeria: Staff Report for the 2009 Article IV Consultation--Informational Annex

Nigeria: Staff Report for the 2009 Article IV Consultation--Informational Annex »

Source: Nigeria : 2009 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; Statement by the IMF Staff Representative; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nigeria

Volume/Issue: 2009/315

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2009

ISBN: 9781451829082

Keywords: central bank, budget, debt, interest, revenues

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that reforms initiated earlier this decade in Nigeria have averted the boom-bust pattern that characterized previous oil price cycles and better prepared the economy to...

24 Nigeria

24 Nigeria »

Source: Fiscal Federalism in Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756633

Keywords: tax administration, taxation, intergovernmental fiscal relations, tax revenue, local governments

Nigeria has a complex system of fiscal federalism that has undergone important changes since the country became independent in 1960. Several factors have played a key role in shaping Nigeria’s federal system...

Addressing the Natural Resource Curse
			: An Illustration From Nigeria

Addressing the Natural Resource Curse : An Illustration From Nigeria »

Volume/Issue: 2003/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Subramanian , and Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856064.001

ISBN: 9781451856064

Keywords: institutions, growth, natural resource, oil revenues, oil prices, natural gas, Economywide Country Studies: Africa, Comparative Studies of Countries, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity, Economywide Country Studies,

Some natural resources-oil and minerals in particular-exert a negative and nonlinear impact on growth via their deleterious impact on institutional quality. We show this result to be very robust. The Nigerian exper...

Nigeria
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Progress Report:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Nigeria : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2007/271

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 August 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451829044.002

ISBN: 9781451829044

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, reform agenda, national health, macroeconomic stability

This paper discusses key findings of the annual progress report on implementing the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS)-Nigeria's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper. The progress report hig...

Nigeria
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy

Nigeria : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy »

Volume/Issue: 2005/433

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828993.002

ISBN: 9781451828993

Keywords: oil and gas, per capita income, oil prices, environmental degradation, gas sector

This Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Nigeria highlights the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS). NEEDS gives special support to agriculture, industry, small and medium-scale enterpri...

How Much Is Enough? Monte Carlo Simulations of an Oil Stabilization Fund for Nigeria

How Much Is Enough? Monte Carlo Simulations of an Oil Stabilization Fund for Nigeria »

Source: How Much Is Enough? Monte Carlo Simulations of an Oil Stabilization Fund for Nigeria

Volume/Issue: 2006/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ulrich Bartsch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451864021

Keywords: Oil stabilization fund, Monte Carlo simulation, fiscal policy, fiscal spending, government spending, government revenue, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment

In oil-dependent countries, a major issue is how to stabilize fiscal spending when government revenue fluctuates along with the international price of oil. A stabilization fund would allow the government to pull th...

Nigeria
			: 2007 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; Staff Supplement and Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nigeria

Nigeria : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement and Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nigeria »

Volume/Issue: 2008/64

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451829068.002

ISBN: 9781451829068

Keywords: debt, central bank, interest, deficit, external debt

The success of Nigeria's reforms brings new policy challenges for preserving and building on the reform gains. The immediate challenge is to enshrine a fiscal institution that ensures that fiscal policy is consiste...