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Toward New Horizons : Arab Economic Transformation amid Political Transition

Author/Editor: Harald Finger, Daniela Gressani.

Release Date: April, 2014

Price: $25.00

The changing political landscape in the Arab world has created opportunities for economic transformation by tackling long-standing economic issues. Nevertheless, three years after the onset of more...



Money Targeting in a Modern Forecasting and Policy Analysis System: an Application to Kenya

Author/Editor: Michal Andrle, Andrew Berg, Enrico Berkes, Rafael A Portillo, Jan Vlcek, R Armando Morales.

Release Date: November, 2013

Price: $18.00

We extend the framework in Andrle and others (2013) to incorporate an explicit role for money targets and target misses in the analysis of monetary policy in low-income countries (LICs), with an more...



Fiscal Sustainability, Public Investment, and Growth in Natural Resource-Rich, Low-Income Countries : The Case of Cameroon

Author/Editor: Issouf Samaké, Priscilla S Muthoora, Bruno Versailles.

Release Date: June, 2013

Price: $18.00

This paper assesses the implications of the use of oil revenue for public investment on growth and fiscal sustainability in Cameroon. We develop a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model to more...



Forecasting and Monetary Policy Analysis in Low-Income Countries: Food and non-Food Inflation in Kenya

Author/Editor: Michal Andrle, Andrew Berg, R Armando Morales, Rafael Portillo, Jan Vlcek.

Release Date: March, 2013

Price: $18.00

We develop a semi-structural new-Keynesian open-economy model, with separate food and non-food inflation dynamics, for forecasting and monetary policy analysis in low-income countries and apply it to more...



Seychelles: Fifth Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review - Staff Report; Press Release on the completion of the Review.

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

Tunisia: 2012 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tunisia

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Selected Issues Paper

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Despite a relatively high GDP growth rate over the past decade (2000–10), economic growth in Mauritania has not been able to make a significant dent in poverty. Rapid and sustained poverty more...



South Africa: 2012 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report Informational Annex Debt Sustainability Analysis Staff Statement Public Information Notice : South Africa: 2012 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report Informational Annex Debt Sustainability Analysis Staff Statement Public Information Notice

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff more...



Cameroon: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Botswana: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Burundi: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper II

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Senegal: Third Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Modification of Assessment Criteria : Staff Report; Informational Annex; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Senegal

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper discusses key findings of the Third Review Under the Policy Support Instrument for Senegal. All end-December 2011 quantitative assessment criteria were met—except one on the overall more...



Malawi: 2012 Article IV Consultation and Request for a New Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility - Staff Report; Staff Supplements; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi.

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Malawi: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Malawi : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

According to MGDS-II, certain major factors such as Malawi’s vulnerability to external shocks, inadequate policy response, and weak implementation capacity have hindered growth and development more...



Angola: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation and Post Program Monitoring

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : 2012 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report and Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

The 2012 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review under the three-year Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement discusses the macroeconomic conditions of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. more...



A Financial Conditions Index for South Africa

Author/Editor: Nombulelo Gumata, Nir Klein, Eliphas Ndou.

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

The main purpose of this paper is to construct a financial conditions index (FCI) for South Africa. The analysis extracts the index by applying two alternative approaches (principal component more...



Ghana: Sixth and Seventh Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Extension of the Arrangement—Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ghana.

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

Ghana: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

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