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The Mystery of Missing Real Spillovers in Southern Africa : Some Facts and Possible Explanations

Author/Editor: Olivier Basdevant, Andrew W Jonelis, Borislava Mircheva, Slavi T. Slavov.

Release Date: June, 2014

Price: $25.00

Anecdotal evidence suggests that the economies of South Africa and its neighbors (Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe) are tightly integrated with each other. There are more...



Botswana: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Botswana: Selected Issues

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Tracking Short-Term Dynamics of Economic Activity in Low-Income Countries in the Absence of High-Frequency GDP Data

Author/Editor: Shiv Dixit, Maxwell Opoku-Afari.

Release Date: May, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper uses a set of routinely collected high-frequency data in low-income countries (LICs) to construct an aggregate and a comprehensive index of economic activity which could serve (i) as a more...



The Design of Fiscal Adjustment Strategies in Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and Swaziland

Author/Editor: Luis-Felipe Zanna, Olivier Basdevant, Susan Yang, Genevieve Verdier, Joannes Mongardini, Borislava Mircheva, Dalmacio Benicio.

Release Date: November, 2011

Price: $18.00

Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and Swaziland face the serious challenge of adjusting not only to lower Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) transfers because of the global economic crisis, but also to a more...



Botswana: 2011 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Botswana

Release Date: August, 2011

Price: $18.00

In the Wake of the Global Economic Crisis

Author/Editor: Thomson Fontaine, Dalmacio Benicio, Joannes Mongardini, Genevieve Verdier, Gonzalo C. Pastor.

Release Date: January, 2011

Price: $25.00

The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) is facing its biggest challenge in its 100 years of existence. The global economic crisis has significantly reduced its revenue outlook, which is having a more...



Botswana : Selected Issues

Release Date: February, 2008

Price: $18.00

This paper suggests that it is essential to save a substantial portion of mineral revenues now to ensure fiscal sustainability for a post-diamond period. Taking the non-mineral primary balance into more...



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

Release Date: February, 2008

Price: $18.00

Sound macroeconomic policies, good governance, and high levels of investment, supported by diamond and other mineral production, have moved Botswana into the ranks of middle-income countries. more...



Botswana : 2006 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Authorities for Botswana

Release Date: July, 2007

Price: $18.00

The staff report for the 2006 Article IV Consultation on Botswana highlights economic developments and monetary and exchange rate policy. Botswana’s growth has been fueled by continued more...



Botswana : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Release Date: July, 2007

Price: $18.00

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix on Botswana underlies that diamond reserves are not adequate to generate enough permanent revenue to support the current level of expenditure. more...



Botswana : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes—Data Module

Release Date: April, 2007

Price: $18.00

The Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)—Data Module provides an assessment of Botswana’s macroeconomic statistics against the recommendations of the General Data more...



Botswana : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Release Date: July, 2004

Price: $15.00

This Selected Issues paper for Botswana highlights the macroeconomic impact of an effectively implemented National Strategic Framework (NSF) program. The NSF is anchored on the goals of prevention, more...



Botswana : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: July, 2004

Price: $15.00

Botswana’s 2003 Article IV Consultation reports that Botswana’s core economic database is largely adequate for surveillance, although the quality and timeliness of national accounts and more...



Botswana : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes—Data Module—Response by the Authorities—Update

Release Date: July, 2004

Price: $15.00

This report on the Observance of Standards and Codes for Botswana highlights the Data Module and response by the authorities. National accounts are computed on an enterprise basis and where a full more...



Botswana : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Data Module-Update

Release Date: March, 2004

Price: $15.00

The high priority recommendations from the data report on the observance of standards and codes mission covered both general and sector-specific issues relating to the national accounts, consumer and more...