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Chapter 2. Sustaining Growth in the East African Community

Chapter 2. Sustaining Growth in the East African Community »

Source: The Quest for Regional Integration in the East African Community

Series: Books

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , S. Wajid , and Oral Williams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2015

ISBN: 9781484364413

Keywords: exchange, exchange rate, monetary policy, growth, markets

The Growth Record In the midst of sub-Saharan Africa’s best decade of economic growth since at least the 1970s, the East African Community (EAC) is among the fastest-growing regions....

Global Financial Stability Report, October 2014
			: Risk Taking, Liquidity, and Shadow Banking:  Curbing Excess while Promoting Growth

Global Financial Stability Report, October 2014 : Risk Taking, Liquidity, and Shadow Banking: Curbing Excess while Promoting Growth »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498390811.082

ISBN: 9781498390811

Keywords: banking, financial stability, risk taking, bond, bonds

The October 2014 issue finds that six years after the start of the crisis, the global economic recovery continues to rely heavily on accommodative monetary policies in advanced economies. Monetary accommodation rem...

Global Financial Stability Report Statistical Appendix, October 2014

Global Financial Stability Report Statistical Appendix, October 2014 »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, October 2014 : Risk Taking, Liquidity, and Shadow Banking: Curbing Excess while Promoting Growth

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498390811

Keywords: banking, financial stability, risk taking, bond, bonds

This presentation complements the main text of the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) with data on financial developments in regions and countries as well as in selected sectors. Unless noted...

Chapter 4. Are Global Imbalances at a Turning Point?

Chapter 4. Are Global Imbalances at a Turning Point? »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Legacies, Clouds, Uncertainties

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498331555

Keywords: public investment, current account, gas, current account balance, natural gas

Global current account (“flow”) imbalances have narrowed significantly since their peak in 2006, and their configuration has changed markedly in the process. The imbalances that used to be the m...

Chapter 8. Financial Inclusion in Mozambique

Chapter 8. Financial Inclusion in Mozambique »

Source: Mozambique Rising : Building a New Tomorrow

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Doris Ross , Victor Lledo , Alex Segura-Ubiergo , Yuan Xiao , Iyabo Masha , Alun Thomas , and Keiichiro Inui

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2014

ISBN: 9781475565102

Keywords: Demographic transition, Economic growth, Dutch disease, Agricultural sector, Employment, Economic policy, Job creation, Natural resources, Natural gas, Mozambique

Access to finance remains problematic in Mozambique. According to the FinScope 2012 survey, 75 percent of micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) are financially excluded—that is, they do not use...

Chapter 4. Mozambique’s Quest for Inclusive Growth

Chapter 4. Mozambique’s Quest for Inclusive Growth »

Source: Mozambique Rising : Building a New Tomorrow

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Doris Ross , Victor Lledo , Alex Segura-Ubiergo , Yuan Xiao , Iyabo Masha , Alun Thomas , and Keiichiro Inui

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2014

ISBN: 9781475565102

Keywords: Demographic transition, Economic growth, Dutch disease, Agricultural sector, Employment, Economic policy, Job creation, Natural resources, Natural gas, Mozambique

The pursuit of inclusive growth in which the benefits are widely shared across the population has become a central macroeconomic challenge in both advanced and developing economies. Significant increases in...

Chapter 1. Inclusive Growth in Mali2

Chapter 1. Inclusive Growth in Mali2 »

Source: Mali : Achieving Strong and Inclusive Growth with Macroeconomic Stability

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Christian Josz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484305577

Keywords: Financial sector, Financial institutions, Financial stability, Economic growth, Banks, Bank supervision, Oil prices, Mali, prices, oil

This chapter studies Mali’s performance in poverty reduction by analyzing household data from surveys in 2001, 2006, and 2009–10. Mali’s share of poor households has decreased su...

Mali
			: Achieving Strong and Inclusive Growth with Macroeconomic Stability

Mali : Achieving Strong and Inclusive Growth with Macroeconomic Stability »

Volume: 13

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Christian Josz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484305577.087

ISBN: 9781484305577

Keywords: Financial sector, Financial institutions, Financial stability, Economic growth, Banks, Bank supervision, Oil prices, Mali, prices, oil

This note studies Mali’s performance in poverty reduction by analyzing household data from surveys in 2001, 2006 and 2009–10. Mali’s share of poor households has decreased substantially during...

Chapter 8: Restoring Growth, the Role of the IMF, and Strengthening Financial Regulation and Supervision Globally

Chapter 8: Restoring Growth, the Role of the IMF, and Strengthening Financial Regulation and Supervision Globally »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 6 : Restoring Financial Stability--The Legal Response

Series: Seminar Volumes

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2013

ISBN: 9781616350819

Keywords: Banking, Central bank policy, Financial stability, Financial institutions, International banking, debt, loans, restructuring, regulation

Introduction I thank the IMF Legal Department, Japanese Ministry of Finance and Financial Services Agency, and Bank of Japan for sponsoring this event. It is an honor to be here....

Chapter 11. Commodity Price Volatility, Poverty, and Growth Inclusiveness in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Chapter 11. Commodity Price Volatility, Poverty, and Growth Inclusiveness in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , Catherine Pattillo , Marc Quintyn , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 2012

ISBN: 9781616353797

Keywords: hedging, fiscal policy, inflation, terms of trade, food prices

Introduction The comparative advantage of sub-Saharan African countries predominantly lies in the export of commodities, whether they be oil, mineral, or agricultural. Managing devel...