New Releases for Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

23 Departmental Papers / Policy Papers of 213 New Releases


Subsidy Reform in the Middle East and North Africa: Recent Progress and Challenges Ahead

Author/Editor: Carlo A Sdralevich, Randa Sab, Younes Zouhar, Giorgia Albertin.

Release Date:July, 2014

In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries price subsidies are common, especially on food and fuels. However, these are neither well targeted nor cost effective as a social protection tool, more...



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Mozambique Rising: Building a New Tomorrow

Author/Editor: Doris C Ross, Victor Duarte Lledo, Alex Segura-Ubiergo, Yuan Xiao, Iyabo Masha, Alun H Thomas, Keiichiro Inui.

Release Date:May, 2014

This publication highlights Mozambique’s remarkably strong growth over the two decades since the end of the civil war in 1992, as well as the major challenges that remain for the country to rise more...



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Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets

Author/Editor: Cheikh A Gueye, Javier Arze del Granado, Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu, Mumtaz Hussain, B Jang, Sebastian Weber, Juan S Corrales.

Release Date:March, 2014

During the past three years the frontier markets of sub-Saharan Africa have received growing amounts of portfolio capital flows, with heightened interest from foreign investors. Compared with foreign more...



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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

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-Saharan African (SSA) countries. There is a relatively large theoretical and empirical literature on this issue. While more...



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