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IMF Working Papers
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

This paper consolidates previous work on the development of secondary markets for government securities, and focuses on the sequencing of measures necessary for their development. Six main lessons are identified: (i) a commitment to achieving and maintaining a stable macroeconomic environment, especially prudent fiscal policy, should underpin market development; (i...

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IMF Working Papers
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

This paper consolidates previous work on the development of secondary markets for government securities, and focuses on the sequencing of measures necessary for their development. Six main lessons are identified: (i) a commitment to achieving and maintaining a stable macroeconomic environment, especially prudent fiscal policy, should underpin market development; (i...

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IMF Working Papers
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

This paper consolidates previous work on the development of secondary markets for government securities, and focuses on the sequencing of measures necessary for their development. Six main lessons are identified: (i) a commitment to achieving and maintaining a stable macroeconomic environment, especially prudent fiscal policy, should underpin market development; (i...

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IMF Working Papers

A model in which monetary policy pursues full-fledged inflation targeting adapts well to Ghana. Model features include: endogenous policy credibility; non-linearities in the inflation process; and a policy loss function that aims to minimize the variability of output and the interest rate, as well as deviations of inflation from the long-term low-inflation target. ...

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IMF Working Papers

A model in which monetary policy pursues full-fledged inflation targeting adapts well to Ghana. Model features include: endogenous policy credibility; non-linearities in the inflation process; and a policy loss function that aims to minimize the variability of output and the interest rate, as well as deviations of inflation from the long-term low-inflation target. ...

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IMF Working Papers

A model in which monetary policy pursues full-fledged inflation targeting adapts well to Ghana. Model features include: endogenous policy credibility; non-linearities in the inflation process; and a policy loss function that aims to minimize the variability of output and the interest rate, as well as deviations of inflation from the long-term low-inflation target. ...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Algeria’s external position has strengthened. Algeria’s encouraging economic performances in recent years, reflecting market-oriented reforms and prudent macroeconomic policies in a favorable external environment, are discussed. The main challenges faced by Algeria are to ensure sustained high productivity and nonhydrocarbon growth and to lower further the still-hi...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Algeria’s external position has strengthened. Algeria’s encouraging economic performances in recent years, reflecting market-oriented reforms and prudent macroeconomic policies in a favorable external environment, are discussed. The main challenges faced by Algeria are to ensure sustained high productivity and nonhydrocarbon growth and to lower further the still-hi...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

In this study, the following are represented in the form of tabulation: basic economic and financial indicators, supply and usage of resources, sectoral distribution of GDP, production, exports, and consumption of liquid petroleum products, domestic prices of major energy products, agricultural and land use patterns, crop yields, indices of industrial production, p...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

In this study, the following are represented in the form of tabulation: basic economic and financial indicators, supply and usage of resources, sectoral distribution of GDP, production, exports, and consumption of liquid petroleum products, domestic prices of major energy products, agricultural and land use patterns, crop yields, indices of industrial production, p...

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IMF Working Papers
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

This paper examines the determinants of inflation in Sierra Leone using a structural vector autoregression (VAR) approach to help forecast inflation for operational purposes. Despite data limitations, the paper accurately models inflation in Sierra Leone. As economic theory predicts, domestic inflation is found to increase with higher oil prices, higher money suppl...

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IMF Working Papers
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

This paper examines the determinants of inflation in Sierra Leone using a structural vector autoregression (VAR) approach to help forecast inflation for operational purposes. Despite data limitations, the paper accurately models inflation in Sierra Leone. As economic theory predicts, domestic inflation is found to increase with higher oil prices, higher money suppl...

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