New Releases for Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

14 Departmental Papers / Policy Papers of 213 New Releases


External Assessments in Special Cases

Author/Editor: Anna Ter-Martirosyan, Sally F (Sally Fangnan) Chen, Lawrence Dwight, Mwanza Nkusu, Mehdi Raissi, Ashleigh Watson.

Release Date:January, 2014

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Responding to Shocks and Maintaining Stability in the West African Economic and Monetary Union

Author/Editor: Christina Kolerus, Aleksandra Zdzienicka, Ermal Hitaj, Douglas J Shapiro.

Release Date:October, 2013

The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), like other monetary unions, faces a number of challenges in dealing with macroeconomic shocks. The region experiences a large number of exogenous more...



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Senegal: Financial Depth and Macrostability

Author/Editor: Patrick A Imam, Christina Kolerus.

Release Date:October, 2013

This enhanced review of Senegal’s financial sector is one of several pilot reviews called for by the Executive Board in May 2012. The purpose of the reviews is to go beyond the traditional more...



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West African Economic and Monetary Union: Financial Depth and Macrostability

Author/Editor: Patrick A Imam, Christina Kolerus.

Release Date:October, 2013

The financial system in the WAEMU remains largely bank-based. The banking sector comprises 106 banks and 13 financial institutions, which together hold more than 90 percent of the financial more...



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Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Macroeconomic Context

Author/Editor: Montfort Mlachila, Masafumi Yabara.

Release Date:September, 2013

Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have seen accelerated growth for an extended period of time since the mid-1990s, making a clear break with their long stagnant growth during the previous more...



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Boom, Bust, or Prosperity? Managing Sub-Saharan Africas Natural Resource Wealth

Author/Editor: Charlotte J Lundgren, Alun H Thomas, Robert C York.

Release Date:August, 2013

Sizeable natural resource endowments and potentially large financial inflows from their extraction provide an unparalleled opportunity for economic growth and development in a growing number of more...



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Energy Subsidy Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa: Experiences and Lessons

Author/Editor: Trevor Serge Coleridge Alleyne, Mumtaz Hussain.

Release Date:August, 2013

The reform of energy subsidies is an important but challenging issue for sub-SaharanAfrican (SSA) countries. There is a relatively large theoretical and empirical literature onthis issue. While this more...



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Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region: A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers

Author/Editor: Simon Gray, Philippe D Karam.

Release Date:May, 2013

This paper documents the main themes covered in two seminars (December 2011 and September 2012) on monetary policy and implementation at the IMF—Middle East Center for Economics and Finance, and more...



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Macroprudential Frameworks in Asia

Author/Editor: Steven Barnett, Rodolfo Maino.

Release Date:April, 2013

This Departmental Paper portrays a cross-country dimension of macroprudential policy implementation in Asia, advancing a comprehensive overview of institutional arrangements and instruments deployed more...



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Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment: Options for Swaziland

Author/Editor: Olivier Basdevant, Borislava Mircheva.

Release Date:February, 2013

The Kingdom of Swaziland (hereinafter “Swaziland”) is a small, open economy bordering Mozambique and South Africa with a population of 1.1 million people. It is a landlocked country with an more...



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