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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...

Kingdom of Lesotho
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  National Strategic Development Plan

Kingdom of Lesotho : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: National Strategic Development Plan »

Volume/Issue: 2012/102

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503241.002

ISBN: 9781475503241

Keywords: hiv, service delivery, maternal mortality, mortality rate, legal frameworks

This paper describes the Kingdom of Lesotho's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP) 2012/13-2016/17. NSDP recognizes, as a point of departure, the need and urgency for Leso...

Kingdom of Lesotho
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Kingdom of Lesotho : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2006/149

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451823844.002

ISBN: 9781451823844

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, capacity constraints, poverty reduction strategy paper, macroeconomic framework

The Kingdom of Lesotho's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper reports that consistent implementation of sound macroeconomic policies is critical to the attainment of poverty reduction objectives. At the central level,...

Kingdom of Lesotho
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, Prioritization, and Cost Matrix

Kingdom of Lesotho : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, Prioritization, and Cost Matrix »

Volume/Issue: 2006/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451978049.002

ISBN: 9781451978049

Keywords: education, youth, primary education, basic education, formal education

This Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for the Kingdom of Lesotho presents a determined plan in pursuance of high and sustainable equity-based economic growth. It contains medium-term objectives and strategies to ad...

Lesotho
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Status Report

Lesotho : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/386

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451823806.002

ISBN: 9781451823806

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, data collection, reduction strategy

This Joint Staff Assessment reviews the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Status Report for Lesotho. The report states that the authorities are in the final stages of completing the PRSP and expect to submit...

Lesotho
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Status Report

Lesotho : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/385

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451823790.002

ISBN: 9781451823790

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper

This paper reviews Lesotho's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Status Report. The main activities undertaken between July 2003 and June 2004 included a costing exercise that analyzed all of the proposed activ...

Lesotho
			: Sixth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria

Lesotho : Sixth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2004/387

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451823813.002

ISBN: 9781451823813

Keywords: debt, central bank, budget, interest, public sector

This paper examines Lesotho's Sixth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria. Real GDP growth slowed to 31/4 percent in 2003/04 (...

Lesotho
			: Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria and Extension of Arrangement

Lesotho : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria and Extension of Arrangement »

Volume/Issue: 2004/21

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451823707.002

ISBN: 9781451823707

Keywords: central bank, debt, interest, budget, public sector

Lesotho's economy has continued to perform well under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) arrangement despite adverse weather conditions and the regional food shortage. Executive Directors welcomed the...