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Benin : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Release Date: May, 2012

Price: $18.00

This papers discusses Benin’s third review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement. The re-election of the President and the regained majority in Parliament have provided a window of more...



Benin: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Release Date: October, 2011

Price: $18.00

Benin: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Release Date: October, 2011

Price: $18.00

Benin : Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for a Waiver of the Nonobservances of a Continuous Performance Criterion: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Benin

Release Date: September, 2011

Price: $18.00

Despite severe economic, political, and natural setbacks in Benin in 2010, its economic growth has accelerated in 2011. The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has appreciated more...



Benin : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Request for Program Extension and Rephasing of Performance Criteria — Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Benin

Release Date: March, 2011

Price: $18.00

Performance under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) program has been mixed. The revenue slippage was addressed partially with corrective actions. IMF staff supports the authorities' request for a more...



Benin : Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement-An Update

Release Date: February, 2011

Price: $18.00

Benin, a member of the CFA franc zone, has experienced uneven economic progress over the last several decades. It has a long history of engagement with the IMF. This ex post assessment update covers more...



Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin

Author/Editor: Marco Pani, Mohamed El Harrak.

Release Date: May, 2010

Price: $25.00

This paper analyzes expenditure composition and economic development in Benin. It addresses some specific issues on the basis of a stylized model of the Beninese economy that highlights the tradeoff more...



Wage Policy and Fiscal Sustainability in Benin

Author/Editor: Charlotte J Lundgren.

Release Date: May, 2010

Price: $25.00

This paper analyzes the impact of Benin's public wage policy on medium and long-term fiscal and debt sustainability. The main findings are that if the wage bill continues to increase in line with more...



Benin : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper—2005 Progress Report

Release Date: April, 2008

Price: $18.00

This Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) was developed based on a long participatory process based on an institutional mechanism involving all socioeconomic development actors in the country. The more...



Benin : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Growth Strategy for Poverty Reduction

Release Date: April, 2008

Price: $18.00

Benin has been implementing a national poverty reduction strategy for sustainable human development. The government of Benin judiciously stressed the development of the social sector and improved more...



Benin : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Release Date: March, 2008

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The strategy adopted by Benin to strengthen its macroeconomic stability and promote private-investment-led growth has been detailed in the note. The statistical data on gross domestic product by more...



Benin : Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, and Request for Extension of the Arrangement: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Benin

Release Date: January, 2008

Price: $18.00

Benin showed good macroeconomic performance under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) program. Executive Directors agreed that strong revenue performance helped to underpin improvement more...



Benin : Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Benin

Release Date: June, 2007

Price: $18.00

The staff report for the Second Review under the Three-Year Arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) highlights Benin’s macroeconomic framework. All quantitative more...



Benin : Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note

Release Date: June, 2007

Price: $18.00

The Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (SCRP) for Benin explains growth strategy for poverty reduction. The SCRP emphasizes the importance of addressing governance, transparency, and corruption. more...



Benin : Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: November, 2004

Price: $15.00

This 2004 Article IV Consultation highlights that Benin’s economic performance over 2001–03 was strong. Real GDP growth averaged 5.3 percent, driven by growth in the cotton and services more...



Benin : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Release Date: November, 2004

Price: $15.00

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix analyzes sources of economic growth in Benin. It concludes that the policies implemented since the early 1990s paved the way for higher growth rate more...



Benin : Ex Post Assessment of Performance Under Fund-Supported Programs

Release Date: November, 2004

Price: $15.00

This Ex Post Assessment reviews Benin’s progress in implementing economic policies and reforms supported by the Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility (ESAF) and Poverty Reduction and Growth more...



Benin : Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Release Date: May, 2004

Price: $15.00

This report reviews developments in Benin during 2003 in the context of the Sixth and Final Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) arrangement. The report sets forth the more...



Benin : Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria

Release Date: October, 2003

Price: $15.00

Following satisfactory economic and financial performance under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-supported program, performance was mixed. Benin should pursue a prudent debt-management more...



Benin : Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Release Date: April, 2003

Price: $15.00

This paper assesses Benin’s Fourth Review Under The Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). Macroeconomic performance remained broadly in line with the objectives of the PRGF-supported more...