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Chapter 27. Integration and Poverty Reduction

Chapter 27. Integration and Poverty Reduction »

Source: Building Integrated Economies in West Africa : Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness, and Volatility

Series: Books

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513511832

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Monetary unions, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West African Monetary Union, Inclusive growth, Currency unions, tax, monetary policy, market, interest

West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) experience shows that economic integration may have a significant impact on poverty reduction, even if the “growth channel” is weak. On the one h...

Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Promoting Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa : Promoting Inclusive and Sustainable Growth »

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , Ahmat Jidoud , Monique Newiak , Bozena Radzewicz-Bak , and Misa Takebe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475532401.087

ISBN: 9781475532401

Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa...

Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Promoting Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Promoting Inclusive and Sustainable Growth »

Source: Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa : Promoting Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , Ahmat Jidoud , Monique Newiak , Bozena Radzewicz-Bak , and Misa Takebe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475532401

Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$9.1 Million Three-Year Arrangement for Benin Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

IMF Executive Board Approves US$9.1 Million Three-Year Arrangement for Benin Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Benin : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2005/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451803464

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, interest, external debt

The staff report for the Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility highlights Benin's economic developments and progress in structural reforms. Benin experienced a decade...

Benin
			: 2008 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access  -  Staff Report; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Benin

Benin : 2008 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access - Staff Report; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Benin »

Volume/Issue: 2008/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803556.002

ISBN: 9781451803556

Keywords: current account, external debt, balance of payments, debt service, fiscal balance

This 2008 Article IV Consultation highlights that in the last two years, Benin has experienced a pickup in growth and low inflation supported by prudent fiscal policies and external debt relief. However, progress i...

Benin
			: 2006 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria

Benin : 2006 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2007/6

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803488.002

ISBN: 9781451803488

Keywords: external debt, debt service, debt relief, current account, balance of payments

This 2006 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic performance of Benin has been relatively subdued since 2003 after a decade of high growth. Slow economic growth has reflected limited progress in addressin...

Benin
			: Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for an Extension of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement and for an Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Benin : Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for an Extension of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement and for an Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2002/158

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803358.002

ISBN: 9781451803358

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, deficit, balance of payments

This paper assesses Benin's 2002 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF), and Requests for an Extension of the PRGF Arrangement and for an Additional Interim Ass...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2003/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803440.002

ISBN: 9781451803440

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, external debt, interest

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 policy with the supp...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2008/374

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803594.002

ISBN: 9781451803594

Keywords: debt, interest, external debt, deficit, debt relief

Benin's Fifth Review under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and request for waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria are discussed. The main challenge ahead is to limit inflation pressures from high...

Benin
			: Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Benin : Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Volume/Issue: 2003/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803433.002

ISBN: 9781451803433

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, debt service, interest

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 program in 2002. All pe...