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Fourth Ghana Economic Update : Enhancing Financial Inclusion - Africa Region (English)

Ghana’s real gross domestic product (GDP) expanded in 2018, albeit at a slower rate than in 2017; the expansion was spurred by the mineral component of the industry sector. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 137689 JUN 01, 2019

Geiger,Michael Tobias; Kwakye,Kwabena Gyan; Vicente,Carlos Leonardo; Wiafe,Barbara Monica; Boakye Adjei,Nana Yaa Disclosed

Concept Program Information Document (PID) - Ghana DPO - 1st in Series (FY19) - P167654 (English)

Program Information Document PIDC25120 MAR 17, 2019

Geiger,Michael Tobias Disclosed

Understanding Economic Growth in Ghana in Comparative Perspective (English)

Ghana has experienced a decade of solid and exceptionally high growth. Between 2005 and 2015, income nearly doubled. This paper analyzes the factors driving this impressive growth performance, using tools such as structural change decompositions and growth regressions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8699 JAN 10, 2019

Geiger,Michael Tobias; Trenczek,Jan; Wacker,Konstantin M. Disclosed

Gradual Versus Big-Bang Devaluations : An Empirical Analysis (English)

This paper examines the pros and cons of gradual versus big-bang approaches toward devaluations. It presents original empirical evidence regarding output, consumption, investment and trade balances associated with gradual and big-bang devaluation episodes. ... See More +

Working Paper 131800 OCT 01, 2018

Geiger,Michael Tobias; Nguyen,Ha Minh; Nguyen,Houng Disclosed

Ethiopia economic update : The inescapable manufacturing services nexus : exploring the potentialof distribution services (English)

Ethiopia’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth is estimated to have rebounded to 10.9 percent in FY2017. According to official statistics, Ethiopia’s annual rate of economic growth, which averaged 10.3 percent over 2005/06-2015/16 (compared with the regional average of 5.4 percent), slowed to 8 percent in FY2016 due to drought-related lower agricultural production. ... See More +

Working Paper 126255 MAY 15, 2018

Bezawagaw,Mesfin Girma; Dihel,Nora Carina; Geiger,Michael Tobias; Getachew Kelbore,Zerihun Disclosed

Ethiopia public expenditure review (English)

Ethiopia’s remarkable socio-economic transformation over the last decade has been marked by: a reorientation of expenditure from recurrent to capital; a significant devolution of resources from Federal Government to Regions; and a clear prioritization of infrastructure spending, while protecting spending on education at four percent of GDP. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review ACS14541 MAY 12, 2016

Kiringai,Jane Wangui; Geiger,Michael Tobias; Bezawagaw,Mesfin Girma; Jensen,Leif Disclosed

Sudan - Country economic memorandum : realizing the potential for diversified development : Main report (English)

From 1999 to 2011 Sudan had a period where it benefited from extensive discoveries of natural wealth through oil. But the oil economy had also clear symptoms of Dutch disease. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 103352 SEP 30, 2015

Geiger,Michael Tobias; Lofgren,Hans; Bogoev,Jane; Nishiuchi,Toru; Nguyen, Ha; Garlick,Robert James; Lyasse,Omar; Yousif,Iman Sachet; Goldberg,Joseph R.; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Schmidt,Gabriela; Dihel,Nora Carina; Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Ferro,Esteban; Battaile,William G.; Land,Bryan Christopher Disclosed

Sudan - Country economic memorandum : realizing the potential for diversified development (Vol. 2) : السودان-مذكرة اقتصادية قطرية: إمكانات للتنمية المتنوعة (Arabic)

From 1999 to 2011 Sudan had a period where it benefited from extensive discoveries of natural wealth through oil. But the oil economy had also clear symptoms of Dutch disease. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 103352 SEP 30, 2015

Geiger,Michael Tobias; Lofgren,Hans; Bogoev,Jane; Nishiuchi,Toru; Nguyen, Ha; Garlick,Robert James; Lyasse,Omar; Yousif,Iman Sachet; Goldberg,Joseph R.; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Schmidt,Gabriela; Dihel,Nora Carina; Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Ferro,Esteban; Battaile,William G.; Land,Bryan Christopher English Disclosed

Sudan - Country economic memorandum : realizing the potential for diversified development (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)

From 1999 to 2011 Sudan had a period where it benefited from extensive discoveries of natural wealth through oil. But the oil economy had also clear symptoms of Dutch disease. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 103352 SEP 30, 2015

Geiger,Michael Tobias Arabic Disclosed

Fourth Ethiopia economic update : overcoming constraints in the manufacturing sector (English)

The Ethiopian economy continued its strong expansion in FY14 with real GDP growing by 10.3 percent. Growth was driven mainly by the services sector from the supply side and public investment from the demand side. ... See More +

Working Paper 97916 JUL 08, 2015

Geiger,Michael Tobias; Moller,Lars Christian Disclosed

Manufacturing FDI in Sub-Saharan Africa : trends, determinants, and impacts (English)

This report offers five policy recommendations that could contribute to the attraction of manufacturing FDI in Africa. To further the benefits of FDI, especially in the manufacturing sector, policymakers in Africa should: First, manage FDI flows and FDI-related policies in a way that maximizes spillovers in host countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 97836 JUN 19, 2015

Chen,Guang Zhe; Geiger,Michael Tobias; Fu,Minghui Disclosed

Republic of Sudan diagnostic trade integration study : update – reducing trade costs to increase competitiveness and resilience (English)

The Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) update identifies priority actions in support of the Government of Sudan (GOS) commitment to increase trade and diversify the economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 97404 OCT 31, 2014

Geiger,Michael Tobias Disclosed

Sudan - State-level public expenditure review : meeting the challenges of poverty reduction and basic service delivery : Synthesis report : summary for policymakers (English)

Sudan has the potential to become a dynamic economy and a bread basket for the Arab world and East-Central Africa. However, resource endowment is not sufficient to bring about sustainable growth and prosperity. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review ACS8803 MAY 01, 2014

Alamir,Mosllem Ahmed; Geiger,Michael Tobias; Bladon,Rupert; Yehia,Nelly Mohamed; El- Tayeb Alyn,Hadyiat; Ali,Aymen Musmar; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Claussen,Jens; Fjeldstad,Odd-Helge; Mustafa,Saef Alnasr Ibrahim; Ismieal, Tarig Disclosed

Sudan - State-level public expenditure review : meeting the challenges of poverty reduction and basic service delivery (Vol. 2) : Background papers (English)

Sudan has the potential to become a dynamic economy and a bread basket for the Arab world and East-Central Africa. However, resource endowment is not sufficient to bring about sustainable growth and prosperity. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review ACS8803 MAY 01, 2014

Alamir,Mosllem Ahmed; Geiger,Michael Tobias; Bladon,Rupert; Yehia,Nelly Mohamed; El- Tayeb Alyn,Hadyiat; Ali,Aymen Musmar; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Claussen,Jens; Fjeldstad,Odd-Helge; Mustafa,Saef Alnasr Ibrahim; Ismieal, Tarig Disclosed

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Ethiopia Statistics for Results Facility - P147356 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA6210 APR 24, 2014

Geiger,Michael Tobias

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Ethiopia Statistics for Results Facility - P147356 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA2418 MAR 31, 2014

Geiger,Michael Tobias

Ethiopia - Second economic update : laying the foundation for achieving middle income status (English)

Over the past decade, Ethiopia has achieved high economic growth, averaging 10.7 percent per year. In 2012, Ethiopia was the 12th fastest growing economy in the World. ... See More +

Working Paper 78501 JUN 18, 2013

Geiger, Michael; Moller, Lars Christian Disclosed

Sudan economic brief : a review of Sudan's 2013 budget (English)

This brief takes a detailed look at Sudan's 2013 budget, with three key aims: (i) to provide a reality check of the macro assumptions underlying the budget; (ii) to assess the structure of the expenditure and how it relates to the policy targets stated in the three-year salvation economic program (2011-2013); and (iii) to evaluate the potential impact for the budget of oil fees and transitional financing assistance (TFA), expected from South Sudan, in overcoming shortcomings in the budget as currently planned. ... See More +

Brief 79069 MAY 01, 2013

Geiger, Michael; Alamir, Mosllem; Nishiuchi, Toru Arabic Disclosed

Sudan economic brief : a review of Sudan's 2013 budget (Arabic)

This brief takes a detailed look at Sudan's 2013 budget, with three key aims: (i) to provide a reality check of the macro assumptions underlying the budget; (ii) to assess the structure of the expenditure and how it relates to the policy targets stated in the three-year salvation economic program (2011-2013); and (iii) to evaluate the potential impact for the budget of oil fees and transitional financing assistance (TFA), expected from South Sudan, in overcoming shortcomings in the budget as currently planned. ... See More +

Brief 79069 MAY 01, 2013

Geiger, Michael; Alamir, Mosllem; Nishiuchi, Toru English Disclosed

Sudan economic brief : recent economic developments - second semester 2012 (Arabic)

Sudan's economy is at a historic crossroads. For the last decade, oil exports have fuelled strong economic growth: by 2010 the economy was more than twice the size it had been in 1999. ... See More +

Brief 75493 JAN 01, 2013

Lee, Taehyun; Geiger, Michael; Alamir, Mosllem; Nishiuchi, Toru English Disclosed

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Fourth Ghana Economic Update : Enhancing Financial Inclusion - Africa Region (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 137689 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Concept Program Information Document (PID) - Ghana DPO - 1st in Series (FY19) - P167654 (English)
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MAR 17, 2019 PIDC25120 Program Information Document
Understanding Economic Growth in Ghana in Comparative Perspective (English)
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JAN 10, 2019 WPS8699 Policy Research Working Paper
Gradual Versus Big-Bang Devaluations : An Empirical Analysis (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131800 Working Paper
Ethiopia economic update : The inescapable manufacturing services nexus : exploring the potentialof distribution services (English)
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MAY 15, 2018 126255 Working Paper
Ethiopia public expenditure review (English)
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MAY 12, 2016 ACS14541 Public Expenditure Review
Sudan - Country economic memorandum : realizing the potential for diversified development : Main report (English)
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SEP 30, 2015 103352 Country Economic Memorandum
Sudan - Country economic memorandum : realizing the potential for diversified development (Vol. 2) : السودان-مذكرة اقتصادية قطرية: إمكانات للتنمية المتنوعة (Arabic)
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SEP 30, 2015 103352 Country Economic Memorandum English
Sudan - Country economic memorandum : realizing the potential for diversified development (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)
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SEP 30, 2015 103352 Country Economic Memorandum Arabic
Fourth Ethiopia economic update : overcoming constraints in the manufacturing sector (English)
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JUL 08, 2015 97916 Working Paper
Manufacturing FDI in Sub-Saharan Africa : trends, determinants, and impacts (English)
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JUN 19, 2015 97836 Working Paper
Republic of Sudan diagnostic trade integration study : update – reducing trade costs to increase competitiveness and resilience (English)
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OCT 31, 2014 97404 Working Paper
Sudan - State-level public expenditure review : meeting the challenges of poverty reduction and basic service delivery : Synthesis report : summary for policymakers (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 ACS8803 Public Expenditure Review
Sudan - State-level public expenditure review : meeting the challenges of poverty reduction and basic service delivery (Vol. 2) : Background papers (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 ACS8803 Public Expenditure Review
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Ethiopia Statistics for Results Facility - P147356 (English)
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APR 24, 2014 ISDSA6210 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Ethiopia Statistics for Results Facility - P147356 (English)
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MAR 31, 2014 PIDA2418 Project Information Document
Ethiopia - Second economic update : laying the foundation for achieving middle income status (English)
See More +
JUN 18, 2013 78501 Working Paper
Sudan economic brief : a review of Sudan's 2013 budget (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2013 79069 Brief Arabic
Sudan economic brief : a review of Sudan's 2013 budget (Arabic)
See More +
MAY 01, 2013 79069 Brief English
Sudan economic brief : recent economic developments - second semester 2012 (Arabic)
See More +
JAN 01, 2013 75493 Brief English