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Macroeconomic fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Macroeconomic fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Published by International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesIMF working paper -- WP/97/82
ContributionsInternational Monetary Fund.
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. ;
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17147351M

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We compare business cycle fluctuations in Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries vis-à-vis the rest of the world. Our main results are as follows: (i) African economies stand out by their macroeconomic volatility, which is is reflected in the volatility of output and other macro variables; (ii) inflation and output tend to be negatively correlated; (iii) unlike advanced economies and emerging.

The sources of macroeconomic fluctuations in sub-Saharan Africa are examined by comparing the CFA franc countries with the non--CFA franc countries. The sources of macroeconomic fluctuations in sub–Saharan African are examined by comparing the CFA franc countries with the non–CFA franc countries.

External shocks, especially terms of trade shocks, appear to have a greater influence on fluctuations of output and the real exchange rate in CFA franc countries.

This result does not appear to be associated with differences in the economic Cited by: 5. Downloadable.

The sources of macroeconomic fluctuations in sub–Saharan African are examined by comparing the CFA franc countries with the non–CFA franc countries. External shocks, especially terms of trade shocks, appear to have a greater influence on fluctuations of output and the real exchange rate in CFA franc countries.

This result does not appear to be associated with differences in. Get this from a library. Macroeconomic fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa. [Alexander W Hoffmaister; Jorge E Roldós; Peter Wickham; International Monetary Fund.

Research Department.] -- The generally disappointing growth in sub-Saharan Africa over the past 20 years reflects the difficulties posed by institutional and economic factors including the lack of resource endowments, the.

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Macroeconomic fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa. book main results are as follows: (i) African economies stand out by their macroeconomic volatility, which is is reflected in the volatility of output and other macro variables; (ii) inflation and output tend to be negatively correlated; (iii) unlike advanced economies and Author: Giovanni Melina, Rafael A Portillo.

6 AFRICA’S MACROECONOMIC PERFORMANCE AND PROSPECTS Africa’s economic performance has been resilient against the background of a difficult external environment in recent years momentum in to percent.

Growth in Sub- Saharan Africa excluding Nigeria slowed from percent in to percent It is pro. Monetary policy in sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) has undergone an important transformation in recent decades. With the advent of sustained growth and generally stable fiscal policies in much of the region, many countries are now working to modernize their monetary policy frameworks.

This book provides a comprehensive view of the many monetary policy issues in sub-Saharan Africa. Hoffmaister et al. () examine the sources of macroeconomic fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa using panel data. They compare the CFA Franc countries to the non-CFA Franc countries and find terms of trade shocks to be the main source of fluctuations of output and real exchange rates in Cited by: From a new IMF Working Paper: “We compare business cycle fluctuations in Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries vis-à-vis the rest of the world.

Our main results are as follows: (i) African economies stand out by their macroeconomic volatility, which is is reflected in the volatility of output and other macro variables; (ii) inflation and output tend to be negatively correlated; (iii) unlike.

The sources of macroeconomic fluctuations in sub-Saharan Africa are examined by comparing the CFA franc countries with the non-CFA franc countries. External shocks, especially terms of trade shocks, appear to have a greater influence on fluctuations of output and the Cited by: M.

Ayhan Kose & Raymond Riezman, "Trade shocks and macroeconomic fluctuations in Africa," World Scientific Book Chapters, in: Raymond Riezman (ed.), International Trade Agreements and Political Economy, chap pagesWorld Scientific Publishing Co.

Pte. Ltd. Handle: RePEc:wsi:wschap_ This paper investigates the microeconomic origins of aggregate economic fluctuations in Europe. It examines the relevance of idiosyncratic shocks at the top large firms (the granular shocks) in explaining aggregate macroeconomic fluctuations.

The paper also assesses the strength of spillovers from large firms onto SMEs. The macroeconomic impact of AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa (English) Abstract. This paper estimates the macroeconomic impact of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) on the sub-Saharan economies by projecting the growth trajectories of 30 countries with Cited by: and Sub-Saharan Africa: Macroeconomic, Trade, Investment, and Aid Links Ali Zafar China’s economic ascendance over the past two decades has generated ripple effects in the world economy.

Its search for natural resources to satisfy the demands of industrialization has led it to Sub-Saharan Africa. Trade between China and Africa in totaled. Much of Sub-Saharan Africa's post-independence macroeconomic history has been characterized by boom-bust cycles.

Growth accelerations have been common, but short lived. Weak policy formulation and implementation led to large external and fiscal imbalances, excessive debt accumulation, volatile inflation, and sharp exchange rate fluctuations.

The Sources of Macroeconomic Fluctuations in Subsaharan African Economies: An application to C^ote d’Ivoire Ahmat Jidoud Toulouse School of Economics (TSE{GREMAQ) Octo Abstract This paper quanti es the empirical importance of various types of. and Sub-Saharan Africa: Macroeconomic, Trade, Investment, and Aid Links Ali Zafar China s economic ascendance over the past two decades has generated ripple effects in the world economy.

Its search for natural resources to satisfy the demands of industrialization has led it to Sub-Saharan Africa. Trade between China and Africa in totaled moreFile Size: 1MB.

The macroeconomic effects of development finance institutions in sub-Saharan Africa 5 List of figures, tables and boxes Figures Figure 1: DFIs’ approach to promoting private sector development 11 Figure 2: Climate finance flows, 20 Figure 3: EDFI portfolio and number of projects, – 23 Figure 4: Distribution of EDFI portfolio by financial instrument, – 24File Size: 1MB.

The economy of Africa consists of the trade, industry, agriculture, and human resources of the ofapproximately billion people were living in 54 countries in Africa. Africa is a resource-rich continent.

Recent growth has been due to growth in sales in commodities, services, and manufacturing. West Africa, East Africa, Central Africa and Southern Africa in particular, are GDP: $ trillion (Nominal; ), $ trillion (PPP; .This article examines the dynamic relationship between macroeconomic performance and measures of poverty in the United States.

The article is organized as follows. Section 2 presents insights on the relationship between poverty and macroeconomic performance that emerge from the literature. The emphasis is on empirical studies from to Cited by: 1.Sub-Saharan Africa's growth performance during the past three years has been the best in more than three decades, and higher oil revenues and increased debt relief have been used to make progress toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Despite spending pressures, most countries have managed to preserve macroeconomic stability with policies intended to support and sustain the .