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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...

Guinea-Bissau
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Guinea-Bissau : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2011/352

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463927950.002

ISBN: 9781463927950

Keywords: public financial management, expenditure management, expenditure, public administration, mtef

This paper presents the Joint Staff Advisory Note on Guinea-Bissau's Second National Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP II) covering 2011-15. The PRSP II, adopted by the government in July 2011, provides the fr...

Guinea-Bissau
			: Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Guinea-Bissau : Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2011/353

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463928506.002

ISBN: 9781463928506

Keywords: hiv/aids, pregnant women, maternal mortality, girls, gender issues

This paper reports on the economic and financial reforms in Guinea-Bissau. After a long period of recession since the beginning of 2000 followed by a slight recovery in 2007, the economy of Guinea-Bissau has entere...

Global Shocks and their Impacton Low-Income Countries
			: Lessons From theglobal Financial Crisis

Global Shocks and their Impacton Low-Income Countries : Lessons From theglobal Financial Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2011/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chris Papageorgiou , Hans Weisfeld , Catherine Pattillo , Martin Schindler , Nicola Spatafora , and Andrew Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455216741.001

ISBN: 9781455216741

Keywords: Global financial crisis, Low-income countries, Short-run growth, terms of trade, regression analysis, output growth, exchange rate regime, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: General, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper investigates the short-run effects of the 2007-09 global financial crisis on growth in (mainly non-fuel exporting) low-income countries (LICs). Four conclusions stand out. First, for many individual LICs...

Guinea-Bissau
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Second Annual Progress Report

Guinea-Bissau : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Second Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2010/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455213511.002

ISBN: 9781455213511

Keywords: budget, public administration, debt, revenues, government finance

Guinea-Bissau's first National Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (NPRSP) established the strategic directions, primary objectives, and commitments by the country and its people to reduce poverty and achieve the MDGs...

Guinea-Bissau
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Second Annual Progress Report-Joint Staff Advisory Note

Guinea-Bissau : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Second Annual Progress Report-Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2010/381

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455213528.002

ISBN: 9781455213528

Keywords: public sector, debt, budget, public debt, macroeconomic stability

This Joint Staff Advisory Note reviews progress in the implementation process of the National Poverty Reduction Strategy (NPRS) for Guinea-Bissau during July 2009-10. It is found that Guinea-Bissau has yielded sig...

The Global Financial Crisis
			: Impact on WAEMU Member Countries and Policy Options

The Global Financial Crisis : Impact on WAEMU Member Countries and Policy Options »

Volume/Issue: 2009/16

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Johannes Mueller , Irene Yackovlev , and Hans Weisfeld

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455229017.004

ISBN: 9781455229017

Keywords: Current account deficits, Credit risk, Banking sector, Bank supervision, Aid flows, External shocks, Financial crisis, Monetary unions, Monetary policy, Liquidity management

Most WAEMU countries are likely to see economic growth deteriorate over the next two years as a result of the global economic crisis, and some WAEMU countries will be more severely affected by the crisis than other...

Guinea-Bissau
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Guinea-Bissau : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2007/340

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815832.002

ISBN: 9781451815832

Keywords: primary education, poverty reduction strategy, teacher training, poverty reduction strategy paper

This Joint Staff Advisory Note reviews the first full Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) prepared by the government of Guinea-Bissau. The PRSP was prepared within a participatory process, and builds on grassro...

Guinea-Bissau
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Guinea-Bissau : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2007/339

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815825.002

ISBN: 9781451815825

Keywords: education, basic education, youth, teachers, enrollment rate

This paper presents an overview of the National Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (NPRSP) for Guinea-Bissau. The paper discusses the phenomenon of poverty, its dimensions, extent, and distribution by category and re...