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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

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Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth
			: Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Mumtaz Hussain , Monique Newiak , Vimal Thakoor , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484382349.001

ISBN: 9781484382349

Keywords: Income inequality, gender inequality, economic growth, and sub-Saharan Africa

A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that inequality-income or gender related-can impede economic growth. Using dynamic panel regressions and new time series data, this paper finds that both income and gen...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014: Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Fostering Inclusive Growth

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014: Sub-Saharan Africa : Fostering Inclusive Growth »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2014

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475578942.086

ISBN: 9781475578942

The five Regional Economic Outlooks published biannually by the IMF cover Asia and Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Western Hemisphere. In each volume, recent econo...

The East African Community
			: Prospects for Sustained Growth

The East African Community : Prospects for Sustained Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2012/272

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Catherine McAuliffe , Sweta Saxena , and Masafumi Yabara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475539424.001

ISBN: 9781475539424

Keywords: Accelerated growth, sustained growth, benchmarking, East African Community, domestic savings, per capita income, commodity prices, commodity exporters, common market, General

The East African Community (EAC) has been among the fastest growing regions in sub-Saharan Africa in the past decade or so. Nonetheless, the recent growth path will not be enough to achieve middle-income status and...

Burundi
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP II)

Burundi : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP II) »

Volume/Issue: 2012/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505009.002

ISBN: 9781475505009

Keywords: primary education, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy, primary school, vulnerable groups

The Joint Staff Advisory Note gives positive feedback on the elaborations made in Burundi's Poverty Reduction Strategy Report (PRSR-II), and commends the measures taken to eliminate the implementation weaknesses an...

Burundi
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper II

Burundi : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper II »

Volume/Issue: 2012/224

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504996.002

ISBN: 9781475504996

Keywords: legal framework, social services, social sectors, business climate, drinking water

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper II (PRSP-II) examines the major development challenges faced by Burundi. The paper identifies achievements in areas such as security and governance, but draws attention to the b...

Burundi
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report

Burundi : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2011/53

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455217731.002

ISBN: 9781455217731

Keywords: primary school, enrollment, primary education, enrollment rate

The government of Burundi undertook to prepare the first Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Framework (GPRSF). The general framework for most economic and social development programs initiated by Burundi and its...

Burundi
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Second Implementation Report

Burundi : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Second Implementation Report »

Volume/Issue: 2010/312

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 October 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455208340.002

ISBN: 9781455208340

Keywords: primary school, teachers, primary education, youth

The implementation of the Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Framework (GPRSF) first describes the characteristics of poverty in Burundi before proceeding to review progress made in terms of each strategic axis....

Internationaler Währungsfonds Jahresbericht 2009
			: Fighting the Global Crisis

Internationaler Währungsfonds Jahresbericht 2009 : Fighting the Global Crisis »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2009

Language: German

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068841.011

ISBN: 9781589068841

Keywords: financial stability, financial sector, balance of payments, financial system, poverty reduction, financial markets, financial statements, monetary union, expenditures, commodity prices

The IMF's 2009 Annual Report chronicles the response of the Fund's Executive Board and staff to the global financial crisis and other events during financial year 2009, which covers the period from May 1, 2008, thr...

Burundi
			: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria:  Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi

Burundi : Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi »

Volume/Issue: 2009/242

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 August 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803020.002

ISBN: 9781451803020

Keywords: debt, central bank, ministry of finance, external debt, budget

This paper discusses key findings of the Second Review for Burundi under the three-year arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). All quantitative and structural performance criteria for M...