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Fiscal adjustment in the Gambia

Priya Basu

Fiscal adjustment in the Gambia

a case study

by Priya Basu

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Published by UNCTAD in Geneva .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPriya Basu and Norman Gemmell.
SeriesDiscussion papers / United Nations Conference on Trade and Development -- 74, Discussion papers -- 74.
ContributionsGemmell, Norman, 1954-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21712643M

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Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

Table 1. The Gambia: Summary and Timetable of Macroeconomic and Structural Adjustment Policies, – Objectives and Policies Strategies and Measures Implementation Period Technical Assistance Develop a strategy and a legal framework for the gradual creation of a semiautonomous revenue board with a performance-based pay structure and.

Fiscal Adjustment for Stability and Growth by Daniel James The pamphlet (which updates the Guidelines for Fiscal Adjustment) presents the IMF's approach to fiscal adjustment, and focuses on the role that sound government finances play in promoting macroeconomic stability and growth.

IMF Country Report No. 12/17 THE GAMBIA ARTICLE IV CONSULTATION Under Article IV of the IMF’s Articles of Agreement, the IMF holds bilateral discussions with members, usually every year. In the context of the Article IV consultation with The Gambia, the following documents have been released and are included in this package.

Jul 04,  · IMF approves US$16 million ‘rapid credit’ for Gambia. africa» gambia The authorities also plan to undertake comprehensive reforms of key state-owned enterprises to secure the planned fiscal adjustment.

These efforts are complemented by substantial external support from development partners. sustained further efforts beyond The Gambia, one of the least developed countries in Africa, has been pursuing corrective economic policies sinceaimed at restroing financial stability and laying the basis for strong and sustainable economic growth.

Supported by IMF policy advice and financing. The Gambia's economic performance has improved considerably since This study discusses Gambian adjustment policies and.

Sep 28,  · Gambia’s economy hit by ‘persistent policy slippages’: IMF report. Fiscal adjustment in the Gambia book gambia» Show Map. The Gambia’s external viability and fiscal sustainability could be at serious risk.” “Directors stressed that an ambitious and sustained fiscal adjustment is necessary to bring the fiscal situation under control.

What are fiscal policy rules. What are the principal benefits and drawbacks associated with various fiscal rules, particularly compared with alternative approaches to fiscal adjustment. Can fiscal rules contribute to long-run sustainability and welfare without sacrificing short-run stabilization.

If so, what characteristics of fiscal rules make. The Gambia has benefited from a rebound in tourism after its decline in response to the military's takeover in July Macro-economic trend. This is a chart of trend of gross domestic product of Gambia at market prices estimated by the International Monetary Fund with figures in millions of Dalasi (currency used in Gambia).Trade organisations: AU and WTO.

With increasing fiscal challenges in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, multilateral surveillance of fiscal developments, a key part of the IMF's surveillance responsibilities, has gained further importance.

In response, the Fiscal Monitor was launched in to survey and analyze the latest public finance developments, update fiscal implications of the crisis and medium-term. In addition to permanently reducing the high costs and rollover risk of the government's domestic debt, the medium-term fiscal adjustment could incorporate reforms for tax policy, revenue.

Get this from a library. The Gambia: Ex-Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement-an Update. [International Monetary Fund.] -- The performance of the Gambian economy has been strong in recent years.

The authorities noted that in addition to providing financial resources, the program has helped to restore compliance with the.

Fiscal Reform in Developing Countries (D.P. Coady) 3. Trade Policy Reforms and the Government Budget Constraint in Bangladesh Fiscal adjustment in the Gambia book. Basu, D.

Greenaway) 4. Structural Adjustment and Fiscal Reforms in Malawi: An Assessment (P. Basu, C. Milner) 5. Fiscal Adjustment in the Gambia: A Case Study (P. Basu, N. Gemmell) 6. Downloadable.

This IMF Staff Report for the Article IV Consultation presents economic development and policies of Tthe Gambia. The IMF report shows that Tthe Gambia’s economy is picking up slowly from the past drought conditions.

The Gambian Programme for Accelerated Growth and Employment (PAGE) emphasizes fiscal adjustment, together with infrastructure investment and. Fiscal policy can be defined as the use of government spending and/or taxation as a mechanism to influence an economy.

There are two types of fiscal policy: expansionary fiscal policy, and contractionary fiscal policy. Expansionary fiscal policy is an increase in government spending or a decrease in taxation, while contractionary fiscal policy. FISCAL DEFICIT AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN THE GAMBIA Emmanuel Ating Onwioduokit, Godwin E.

Bassey Department of Economics, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria ABSTRACT The key objective of this paper is to empirically ascertain whether fiscal deficit enhance or retard economic growth in the Gambia between the period and The reorientation of local government systems towards decentralisation has been at centre stage in many developing countries in Commonwealth Africa, including The Gambia, over the past few decades.

The Gambia’s role as a host country to refugees is a result of wars in several of its neighboring West African countries. Sincerefugees from the Casamance conflict in Senegal have replaced their pattern of flight and return with permanent settlement in The Gambia, often moving in with relatives along the Senegal-Gambia border.

The Gambia - Country Assistance Strategy (English) Abstract. The Gambia is a small economy susceptible to fluctuations in the external environment. Analysis of its primary linkages to the global economy indicates that in general the country faces favorable external conditions for. Feb 06,  · This volume discusses progress made to date in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico in putting their finances in order and points out the challenges ahead.

It provides an overview of trends and highlights the diversity of fiscal adjustment processes in Latin American countries.

Jan 27,  · The second type of fiscal policy is contractionary fiscal policy, which is rarely used. Its goal is to slow economic growth and stamp out inflation. The long-term impact of inflation can damage the standard of living as much as a recession.

The tools of contractionary fiscal policy are used in reverse. Taxes are increased, and spending is cut. The Gambia’s economic freedom score ismaking its economy the th freest in the Index. Its overall score has increased by point, with gains in scores for government integrity.

The following excerpt summarises Chapter 6 of Challenges to Fiscal Adjustment in Latin America: The Cases of Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico by Rogelio Arellano Cadena (Bank of Mexico) and Fausto Hernandez Trillo (CIDE), published on 22 February Mar 15,  · Read "Ghana: Adjustment and Growth, " by Ishan Mr.

Kapur available from Rakuten Kobo. The first sub-Saharan African country to pursue broad economic and structural reform - aided by external finance and tec Brand: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND. Keywords: Economic growth, fiscal policy, fiscal adjustment, expenditure, public expenditure, aggregate demand.

The pamphlet (which updates the Guidelines for Fiscal Adjustment) presents the IMF's approach to fiscal adjustment, and focuses on the role that sound government finances play in promoting macroeconomic stabil.

It is necessary, but not enough to have in place a comprehensive and coherent macro-economic policy framework, including a strong program of fiscal adjustment and structural reforms to restore.

Germany an Outlier in Terms of Fiscal Adjustment. Jobst Fiedler, Gerhard Hammerschmid and Lorenz Löffler. Italy: A Tale of Path-Dependent Public Sector Shrinkage. Fabrizio Di Mascio, Davide Galli, Alessandro Natalini, and Edoardo Ongaro. Cutback Management in Denmark. Hanne Foss Hansen and Mads Bøge Kristiansen.

Fiscal adjustment, decentralisation and sub-national autonomy This paper studies the relationship between fiscal decentralisation and the duration of the fiscal consolidation episodes in 17 OECD countries between and Author: Dirk Foremny, Agnese Sacchi, Simone Salotti.

Oct 08,  · Read "Fiscal Monitor, October Taking Stock - A Progress Report on Fiscal Adjustment" by International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept. available from Rakuten Kobo. With growth weakening in many parts of the world and downside risks Brand: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND.

Data, policy advice and research on Mexico including economy, education, employment, environment, health, tax, trade, GDP, unemployment rate, inflation and PISA., The chapter by Pablo E.

Guidotti (Universidad Torcuato di Tella) discusses fiscal adjustment in Argentina. It argues that the deterioration of the public debt dynamics prior to the crisis was due predominantly to the costs borne. Lessons from Structural Adjustment Programmes and their Effects in Africa 59 Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture 50 (), No.

1; DLG-Verlag Frankfurt/M. industries producing manufactured exports for the world market. Furthermore, the authors also blame the adjustment policies to have failed to take into account the.

sector in the following years, but showed signs of a trend reversal. Fiscal spending in the Gambia has, over time, built up pressures on the financialviability of public debt levels and is crowding out private investment.

Despite these difficulties,the Gambia has made advances in poverty menards.clubl. The Gambia - Recovering fiscal discipline - public expenditure review (English) Abstract. Recent economic performance in The Gambia was extremely poor, and undermined efforts to implement the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP).

Laxity in fiscal and monetary policies, and low agricultural production resulted in low growth, high inflation. The fiscal stimulus implemented in /10 increased aggregate spending by 2 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

However the envisaged fiscal retrenchment at the end of the program did not materialize and fiscal expansion continued with the general election in Fiscal Deficit and Economic Growth in the Gambia: A Search for Threshold Emmanuel Ating Onwioduokit West African Monetary Institute, Accra, Ghana Godwin E.

Bassey Department of Economics. Gambia, The from The World Bank: Data. The Human Capital Index (HCI) database provides data at the country level for each of the components of the Human Capital Index as well as for the overall index, disaggregated by gender.

Kuwaiti sailors prepare to sail away in dhows on a pearl diving trip (file). Significant consolidation and lower less productive current spending make the ongoing fiscal adjustment in the GCC less costly than previously thought, according to an IMF study.

During the period toThe Gambia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by an average of % a year while the incidence of poverty among the population dwindled from. Republic of The Gambia Citizens Budget Manual Section II:Economic Opportunities and Challenges and how it Impacts What Government Plans to Achieve in The Budget and how it fits the Economic Realities in and outside The Gambia The Gambia is a member of the world community and so what happens in other countries affect us.

The objectives of this Public Expenditure Review (PER) update are to analyze public expenditures of the overall budget and the agriculture sector in greater detail. The authorities prepared sectoral PER of the agriculture and natural resources sectors in The second chapter of this PER update is a partial update of the sectoral PER.

The Gambia-Public Expenditure Review-February 22 Review Update aims at providing a snapshot of how fiscal policy developed in The Gambia inwith the view of better understand the.Oct 18,  · Given that Moreno actually tried to follow through on his fiscal commitments (and he’s a cooperative country leader in a part of the world that doesn’t produce many of those), the IMF will.Download publication A quick guide to Taxation in Gambia.

In this publication all tables/ illustrations and other currency references are based on the Gambian Dalasi (GMD) which is the equivalent of USD as at 26 August