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Regional Economic Outlook, April 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Recovery Amid Elevated Uncertainty

The economic recovery in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to continue, but at a slower pace than envisaged in October 2018.

Fiscal Monitor, April 2019

Curbing Corruption

The April 2019 edition of Fiscal Monitor is focused on two broad themes: fiscal policy in a fast-changing global economy and curbing corruption.

2. Capital Flows to Sub-Saharan Africa: Causes and Consequences

2. Capital Flows to Sub-Saharan Africa: Causes and Consequences »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Sub-Saharan Africa : Capital Flows and The Future of Work

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484375396

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, economic growth, public debt, downside risks, capital flows, automation, job creation

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, there has been a spectacular increase in nonofficial cross-border capital flows to sub-Saharan Africa. 1 With official development...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Capital Flows and The Future of Work

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Sub-Saharan Africa : Capital Flows and The Future of Work »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484375396.086

ISBN: 9781484375396

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, economic growth, public debt, downside risks, capital flows, automation, job creation

The macroeconomic outlook for sub-Saharan Africa continues to strengthen. Growth is expected to increase from 2.7 percent in 2017 to 3.1 percent in 2018, reflecting domestic policy adjustments and a supportive exte...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Capital Flows and The Future of Work

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Sub-Saharan Africa : Capital Flows and The Future of Work »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2018

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484376874.086

ISBN: 9781484376874

Keywords: Regional Economic Outlook, Sub-Saharan Africa, economic outlook, economic growth, public debt, downside risks, capital flows, automation, job creation

The macroeconomic outlook for sub-Saharan Africa continues to strengthen. Growth is expected to increase from 2.7 percent in 2017 to 3.1 percent in 2018, reflecting domestic policy adjustments and a supportive exte...

Cross-border Banking and the Circumvention of Macroprudential and Capital Control Measures

Cross-border Banking and the Circumvention of Macroprudential and Capital Control Measures »

Volume/Issue: 2018/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eugenio Cerutti , and Haonan Zhou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484378328.001

ISBN: 9781484378328

Keywords: Cross-Border Banking Flows, Macroprudential Policies, Capital Controls

We analyze the joint impact of macroprudential and capital control measures on cross-border banking flows, while controlling for multidimensional aspects in lender-and-borrower-relationships (e.g., distance, cultur...

Cross-border Banking and the Circumvention of Macroprudential and Capital Control Measures

Cross-border Banking and the Circumvention of Macroprudential and Capital Control Measures »

Source: Cross-border Banking and the Circumvention of Macroprudential and Capital Control Measures

Volume/Issue: 2018/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eugenio Cerutti , and Haonan Zhou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484378328

Keywords: Cross-Border Banking Flows, Macroprudential Policies, Capital Controls

We analyze the joint impact of macroprudential and capital control measures on cross-border banking flows, while controlling for multidimensional aspects in lender-and-borrower-relationships (e.g., distance, cultur...

Revisiting the Determinants of Capital Flows to Emerging Markets--A Survey of the Evolving Literature

Revisiting the Determinants of Capital Flows to Emerging Markets--A Survey of the Evolving Literature »

Volume/Issue: 2018/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Swarnali Ahmed Hannan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484378281.001

ISBN: 9781484378281

Keywords: Emerging markets, Keywords: Capital flows, push and pull factors, literature survey, Capital flows, General

This paper documents the evolution of gross and net capital flows to emerging market economies and surveys the large literature on the potential drivers. While the capital flow landscape has been shaped by the evol...

Revisiting the Determinants of Capital Flows to Emerging Markets--A Survey of the Evolving Literature

Revisiting the Determinants of Capital Flows to Emerging Markets--A Survey of the Evolving Literature »

Source: Revisiting the Determinants of Capital Flows to Emerging Markets--A Survey of the Evolving Literature

Volume/Issue: 2018/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Swarnali Ahmed Hannan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484378281

Keywords: Emerging markets, Keywords: Capital flows, push and pull factors, literature survey, Capital flows, General

This paper documents the evolution of gross and net capital flows to emerging market economies and surveys the large literature on the potential drivers. While the capital flow landscape has been shaped by the evol...

Is There a Remittance Trap?

Is There a Remittance Trap? »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2018

Volume/Issue: 55/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484368800

Keywords: Finance and Development

Finance and Development...

Foreign Direct Investment in New Member State of the EU and Western Balkans: Taking Stock and Assessing Prospects

Foreign Direct Investment in New Member State of the EU and Western Balkans: Taking Stock and Assessing Prospects »

Source: Foreign Direct Investment in New Member State of the EU and Western Balkans: Taking Stock and Assessing Prospects

Volume/Issue: 2018/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul , and Jesmin Rahman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484373323

Keywords: Europe, Foreign direct investment, Panel analysis, determinants of FDI, catching-up process, EU New Member States, Western Balkans, gravity model, Performance and Prospects

FDI has played a strong role in the export-led growth of eastern European countries that are now members of the European Union (EU). Largely sourced from advanced Europe, FDI inflows were motivated by the intention...

Foreign Direct Investment in New Member State of the EU and Western Balkans: Taking Stock and Assessing Prospects

Foreign Direct Investment in New Member State of the EU and Western Balkans: Taking Stock and Assessing Prospects »

Volume/Issue: 2018/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul , and Jesmin Rahman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484373323.001

ISBN: 9781484373323

Keywords: Europe, Foreign direct investment, Panel analysis, determinants of FDI, catching-up process, EU New Member States, Western Balkans, gravity model, Performance and Prospects

FDI has played a strong role in the export-led growth of eastern European countries that are now members of the European Union (EU). Largely sourced from advanced Europe, FDI inflows were motivated by the intention...