|Spillovers from China onto Sub-Saharan Africa : Insights from the Flexible System of Global Models (FSGM)|
Author/Editor: Derek Anderson, Jorge IvŠn Canales Kriljenko, Paulo Drummond, Pedro Espaillat, Dirk Muir.
Release Date:October, 2015
What is the impact of economic spillovers from China on sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)? This is an increasingly important question because of China’s growing economic role as a partner of SSA more...
|Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms|
Author/Editor: Paulo Drummond, Ari Aisen, Emre Alper, Ejona Fuli, S√©bastien Walker.
Release Date:July, 2015
This paper examines how susceptible East African Community (EAC) economies are to asymmetric shocks, assesses the value of the exchange rate as a shock absorber for these countries, and reviews more...
|The Quest for Regional Integration in the East African Community|
Author/Editor: Paulo Drummond, S K Wajid, Oral Williams.
Release Date:January, 2015
The countries in the East African Community (EAC) are among the fastest growing economies in sub-Saharan Africa. The EAC countries are making significant progress toward financial integration, more...
|Africa Rising: Harnessing the Demographic Dividend|
Author/Editor: Paulo Drummond, Vimal Thakoor, Shu Yu.
Release Date:August, 2014
Africa will account for 80 percent of the projected 4 billion increase in the global population by 2100. The accompanying increase in its working age population creates a window of opportunity, which more...
|Africa's Rising Exposure to China: How Large Are Spillovers Through Trade?|
Author/Editor: Paulo Drummond, Estelle X Liu.
Release Date:December, 2013
The rapid growth in China‚Äôs domestic investment in recent decades has generated a large appetite for global goods, including from sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This paper estimates the impact of more...
|Mobilizing Revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa : Empirical Norms and Key Determinants|
Author/Editor: Paulo Drummond, Wendell Daal, Nandini Srivastava, Luiz Edgard Oliveira.
Release Date:May, 2012
Mobilizing more revenue is a priority for sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. Countries have to finance their development agendas, and weak revenue mobilization is the root cause of fiscal more...