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10 Africa: Industrialization Strategy In the Context of Globalization

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Source: Trade Reform and Regional Integration in Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 1998

ISBN: 9781557757692

Keywords: trade liberalization, regional integration, trade reform, trade taxes, tariff rates

The crucial challenge facing policy makers in government and the multilateral agencies is that of framing a new industrial strategy for sub-Saharan Africa in the 21st century. Whatever its limit...

The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Financial Globalization: Evidence from Macro and Sectoral Data1

The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Financial Globalization: Evidence from Macro and Sectoral Data1 »

Source: The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Financial Globalization: Evidence from Macro and Sectoral Data

Volume/Issue: 2018/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri , Prakash Loungani , and Jonathan Ostry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484350898

Keywords: Globalization, Inequality, Capital Account Openness, Crises, Institutions

We take a fresh look at the aggregate and distributional effects of policies to liberalize international capital flows-financial globalization. Both country- and industry-level results suggest that such policies ha...

3 Aid, Growth, and Poverty

3 Aid, Growth, and Poverty »

Source: The Macroeconomic Management of Foreign Aid : Opportunities and Pitfalls

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva , Peter Isard , Leslie Lipschitz , and Alex Mourmouras

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065208

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, real exchange rate, loans, political institutions

The organizers of this conference have asked me to speak about aid and poverty alleviation. We have already heard Steven Radelet provide a very thorough review of the state of the evidence on the effects of...

Appendix A. Estimating Pretax and Posttax Global Energy Subsidies

Appendix A. Estimating Pretax and Posttax Global Energy Subsidies »

Source: Energy Subsidy Reform : Lessons and Implications

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Stefania Fabrizio , Sanjeev Gupta , Trevor Alleyne , and Carlo Sdralevich

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2013

ISBN: 9781475558111

Keywords: prices, electricity, pricing, electricity sector, electricity subsidies

This appendix describes the data sources and methodologies used for the estimation of subsidies for petroleum products, coal, natural gas, and electricity. Pretax Subsidies...

Assessing Countries’ Financial Inclusion Standing - A New Composite Index

Assessing Countries’ Financial Inclusion Standing - A New Composite Index »

Source: Assessing Countries' Financial Inclusion Standing - A New Composite Index

Volume/Issue: 2014/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Goran Amidži? , Alexander Massara , and André Mialou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475569681

Keywords: Financial inclusion, access and usage of financial services, factor analysis, index, banking, microfinance, Index Numbers and Aggregation, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data

This paper leverages the IMF's Financial Access Survey (FAS) database to construct a new composite index of financial inclusion. The topic of financial inclusion has gathered significant attention in recent years....

Burkina Faso: 2007 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Access Augmentation, Requests for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria: Informational Annex

Burkina Faso: 2007 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Access Augmentation, Requests for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria: Informational Annex »

Source: Burkina Faso : 2007 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Access Augmentation, Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso

Volume/Issue: 2008/168

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451803945

Keywords: debt, deficit, budget, external debt, current expenditure

Structural reforms and strong macroeconomic policies of Burkina Faso have promoted economic growth and low inflation over the past decade. Executive Directors welcomed this development, and encouraged the authoriti...

BURKINA FASO Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Extension of Commitment Period

BURKINA FASO Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Extension of Commitment Period »

Source: BURKINA FASO Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Extension of Commitment Period

Volume/Issue: 2006/107

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451803877

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, external debt, balance of payments

The staff report for the Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility on Burkina Faso highlights the macroeconomic framework for 2006 and the fiscal policy. Discussi...

Burkina Faso: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion

Burkina Faso: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion »

Source: Burkina Faso : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion

Volume/Issue: 2004/95

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451803785

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, interest, external debt

Performance under the program has been satisfactory. Real GDP growth is higher than estimated owing to substantially higher than projected agricultural production. Burkina Faso continues to depend heavily on extern...

Burkina Faso: Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and the Third Annual Program

Burkina Faso: Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and the Third Annual Program »

Source: Burkina Faso : Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and the Third Annual Program

Volume/Issue: 2002/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451803686

Keywords: expenditure, expenditures, balance of payments, central bank, current account

This paper examines Burkina Faso's Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and the Third Annual Program. The program remains broadly on track. The economic downturn of 2000 trailed into...

Burkina Faso: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Burkina Faso: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

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

Volume/Issue: 2009/222

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451804003

Keywords: debt, deficit, budget, external debt

This paper focuses on the Fourth Review for Burkina Faso under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility program. All quantitative performance criteria were met, notably the targets for the fiscal deficit, revenues...