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4 Growth-Oriented Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Outcomes

4 Growth-Oriented Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Outcomes »

Source: Macroeconomic Policy and Poverty Reduction

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Alejandro Izquierdo , Ward Brown , Brian Ames , and Shatayanan Devarajan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2001

ISBN: 9781589060173

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, macroeconomic stability, fixed exchange rate, exchange rate regime

Since the emphasis of this pamphlet is on the role of macroeconomic policy in supporting a country’s poverty reduction strategy, the discussion of macroeconomic policies in this section focuses on countries...

How Global Financial Markets Affect Sub-Saharan Africa

How Global Financial Markets Affect Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 57, No. 1

Volume: 57

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2010

ISBN: 9781589069114

Keywords: debt overhang, debt relief, indebted countries, external debt, highly indebted countries

Do highly indebted countries suffer from a debt overhang? Can debt relief foster their growth rates? To answer these important questions, this article looks at how the debt-growth relation varies with indebtedness...

I. The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Sub-Saharan Africa

I. The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2009, Sub-Sarahan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2009

ISBN: 9781589068384

Keywords: financial systems, exchange rate regime, exporting countries, importing countries, oil-importing countries

How Recent Developments in the World Economy Are Affecting Sub-Saharan Africa Sub-Saharan Africa is clearly being affected by the global financial crisis. Initial hopes that prompt p...

II. Sub-Saharan African Financial Systems and the Global Financial Shock

II. Sub-Saharan African Financial Systems and the Global Financial Shock »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2009, Sub-Sarahan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2009

ISBN: 9781589068384

Keywords: financial systems, exchange rate regime, exporting countries, importing countries, oil-importing countries

Introduction Financial systems in sub-Saharan African countries have so far been resilient to the global financial crisis. Although the crisis has exerted significant pressures on mo...

II. The Global Economy

II. The Global Economy »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1999

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451945232

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, loans, external debt

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III. Private Capital Flows to Sub-Saharan Africa: Financial Globalization’s Final Frontier?

III. Private Capital Flows to Sub-Saharan Africa: Financial Globalization’s Final Frontier? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067110

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, monetary policy, capital inflows, exchange rate regime

Private capital inflows to sub-Saharan African countries, having more than quadrupled since 2000, represent an increasingly important share of foreign financing to these countries. 1...

Democratic Republic of the Congo Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria, Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries, and Request for an Extension of Arrangement

Democratic Republic of the Congo Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria, Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries, and Request for an Extension of Arrangement »

Volume/Issue: 2005/374

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808391.002

ISBN: 9781451808391

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, debt service, central bank

This 2005 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic activity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) started to recover in 2002, after declining for 13 years. Inflation declined from 511 percent at...

Democratic Republic of the Congo
			: Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria

Democratic Republic of the Congo : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2003/161

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451841121.002

ISBN: 9781451841121

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, debt relief, central bank

This paper examines the Democratic Republic of the Congo's 2003 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF), and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria. Through...

Democratic Republic of the Congo
			: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria and Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Democratic Republic of the Congo : Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria and Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2004/243

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808353.002

ISBN: 9781451808353

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, debt relief, debt service

This paper discusses Congo's Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF), and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria. Overall performance under the pro...

Democratic Republic of the Congo
			: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report

Democratic Republic of the Congo : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/223

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451928945.002

ISBN: 9781451928945

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, national poverty reduction strategy, pro-poor, financial resources

This paper focuses on the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP) Preparation Status Report. DRC's I-PRSP is based on three fundamental pillars, namely: peace and...