Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers
Author(s): Alexei Kireyev , and Gaston Mpatswe
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 22 October 2013
Keywords: Economic growth, Electric power, Subsidies, Government expenditures, Fiscal sustainability, Senegal, electricity, per, expenditure, electricity subsidies
Senegal's growth has been sluggish in recent years with implications for poverty reduction. Average growth was relatively strong in 1995-2005 and accompanied by a large drop in poverty incidence. Due partly to a se...