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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...

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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 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...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Keeping the Pace

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475553413.086

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

The October 2013 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa provides a comprehensive report on the prospects for growth in the region, as well as the major risks to the outlook. Generally, growth is expected to...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

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 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...

Capacity Building, Governance, and Economic Reform in Africa

Capacity Building, Governance, and Economic Reform in Africa »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060722.072

ISBN: 9781589060722

Keywords: les, pas, esp, growth rates, public sector

This volume, edited by Michel A. Dessart and Roland E. Ubogu, records the presentations made and discussions held during the Inaugural Seminar of the Joint Africa Institute (JAI). The JAI was established in Abidjan...

The IMF and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa

The IMF and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066359.017

ISBN: 9781589066359

Keywords: expenditures, debt, expenditure, current account, public expenditure

This independent evaluation of the IMF's role and performance in the determination and use of aid to low-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa is presented at a ground-level view. Country performance has improved...

The Taxation of Petroleum and Minerals
			: Principles, Problems and Practice

The Taxation of Petroleum and Minerals : Principles, Problems and Practice »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780415781381.071

ISBN: 9780415781381

Keywords: taxation, tax administration, gas, fiscal stability, tax system

There are few areas of economic policy-making in which the returns to good decisions are so high-and the punishment of bad decisions so cruel-as in the management of natural resource wealth. Rich endowments of oil,...

2. Drivers of Growth in Nonresource-Rich Sub-Saharan African Countries

2. Drivers of Growth in Nonresource-Rich Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

Africa’s growth takeoff since the mid-1990s is more than a commodity story. Several countries have achieved sustained high growth rates without that growth being driven by the exploitation of natural resourc...

1. Keeping the Pace

1. Keeping the Pace »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

Softening and increasingly volatile global economic conditions are expected to have only a moderate downward impact on sub-Saharan Africa this year and next. Growth is projected to remain robust at about 5 p...

3. Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets

3. Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

Throughout the past three years, the frontier market economies of sub-Saharan Africa have received growing amounts of portfolio capital flows. 1 During the 2000s, sub-Saharan Afri...