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Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353797.071

ISBN: 9781616353797

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

In the years following the global financial crisis, many low-income countries experienced rapid recovery and strong economic growth. However, many are now facing enormous difficulties because of rapidly rising food...

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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Poverty and Social Impact Analysis in PRGF-Supported Programs

Poverty and Social Impact Analysis in PRGF-Supported Programs »

Volume/Issue: 2002/11

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Gabriela Inchauste

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451969856.003

ISBN: 9781451969856

Keywords: Poverty, Fund-supported adjustment programs, IMF Programs, Social Impact, poverty reduction, impact analysis, social impact analysis, civil service, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, General Welfare,

This paper aims to inform on the status of Poverty and Social Impact Analysis (PSIA) in IMF-supported programs, detailing the results presented in the recent review of PRGF-supported programs. The review showed tha...

Cameroon
			: Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation, First Review of the First Annual Program Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for a Waiver and Modification of Performance Criterion

Cameroon : Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation, First Review of the First Annual Program Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for a Waiver and Modification of Performance Criterion »

Volume/Issue: 2001/127

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808032.002

ISBN: 9781451808032

Keywords: expenditure, external debt, debt relief, public expenditure, expenditure management

Cameroon's good record of performance in the macroeconomic and structural areas under the previous three-year Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) arrangement remained broadly satisfactory during the first...

Cameroon
			: Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for a Waiver of Performance Criterion

Cameroon : Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for a Waiver of Performance Criterion »

Volume/Issue: 2002/258

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 November 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808100.002

ISBN: 9781451808100

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, debt relief, expenditure management

This paper evaluates Cameroon's 2002 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF), and a Request for a Waiver of Performance Criterion. During the first half of the s...

Cameroon
			: 2007 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion, Request for Modification of Performance Criterion, and Financing Assurances Review:  Staff Report; Staff Supplement and Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cameroon

Cameroon : 2007 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion, Request for Modification of Performance Criterion, and Financing Assurances Review: Staff Report; Staff Supplement and Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cameroon »

Volume/Issue: 2007/285

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808216.002

ISBN: 9781451808216

Keywords: debt, budget, debt relief, external debt, interest

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that a number of factors have constrained Cameroon's growth potential relative to the group of lower-middle-income economies, including lower investment rate, shallower...

Cameroon
			: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Financing Assurances Review, and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criteria and Extension of Arrangement:  Staff Report; Staff Supplement and Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cameroon

Cameroon : Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Financing Assurances Review, and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criteria and Extension of Arrangement: Staff Report; Staff Supplement and Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cameroon »

Volume/Issue: 2008/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808278.002

ISBN: 9781451808278

Keywords: debt, budget, revenues, external debt, domestic debt

This paper discusses key findings of the Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) for Cameroon. Non-oil economic activity accelerated somewhat in 2007, and inflation declined. However, ri...

Cameroon
			: First Review of the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF)

Cameroon : First Review of the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) »

Volume/Issue: 2006/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808179.002

ISBN: 9781451808179

Keywords: debt, budget, interest

Macroeconomic performance has been satisfactory, and program implementation under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility arrangement has also been good. The medium-term projections have been updated in anticipat...

Cameroon
			: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Extension of Arrangement, Waiver of Performance Criterion, and Extension of Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Cameroon : Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Extension of Arrangement, Waiver of Performance Criterion, and Extension of Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2003/401

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 December 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808117.002

ISBN: 9781451808117

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, public debt, debt relief

Overall, the program's macroeconomic targets have been broadly met. The program embodies a renewed emphasis on the non-oil revenue mobilization effort and continuation of a prudent expenditure stance. Reversing the...

Cameroon
			: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion, and Financing Assurances Review:  Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cameroon

Cameroon : Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion, and Financing Assurances Review: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cameroon »

Volume/Issue: 2008/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808261.002

ISBN: 9781451808261

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, interest, Staff Report,

Cameroonian monetary developments in the first half of 2007 continued to be driven by high oil prices while inflation declined. Fiscal performance in the first half of 2007 was broadly satisfactory, although concer...