Fiscal decentralization Ghana's experience: lessons and issues
This Paper deals with Ghana Experience in Fiscal Decentralization: Lessons and Issues. It is structured into a number of parts as follows: the structure of Ghana's public administration system and financial management ...
Institutional inefficiency, income inequality and fiscal policy
The paper develops a simple theoretical framework for the analysis of the interaction between institutional inefficiency, income inequality, government stability and re-distributive fiscal policy. Theoretical predictions ...
Optimal Commodity Taxation Efficiency and Equity Aspects.
This document focused on fiscal policy and growth in Africa: fiscal federalism, decentralization and the incidence of taxation.
Étude de fond: renforcer l'efficacité de la politique budgétaire en vue de la mobilisation des ressources intérieures
Le présent document examine les relations entre politique budgétaire et financement du développement en Afrique. Compte tenu de la grande diversité des 53 pays du continent, une étude les couvrant tous n’aboutirait à aucune ...
A background paper on engendering budgetary policy and processes : no gender equity, no poverty reduction
This background paper following a desk study by the African Centre for Gender and Development (ACGD) of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) aims to spark policy debate on gender dimensions of the relationship between ...
The Africa knowledge networks forum (AKNF) 2001/African Development Forum (ADF) 2001 Technical Advisory Committee Meeting : Knowledge Networking for Africa's development
The paper focuses on the adoption of Structural The Adjustment Programs (SAPs) starting in mid 1980s in almost all African countries has led to openly adopting a liberalization (open economy) policy. The identical nature ...
Macroeconomic convergence in East and Southern Africa, 1980-2007
The paper presents an analytical framework, provides empirical evidence on macroeconomic outcomes and policy convergence, highlights pertinent international experiences and summarizes the debate on the cons and pros of ...
Final report on the Ad-hoc Expert Group Meeting on a Gender-aware Macroeconomic Model to Evaluate impacts of Policies on Poverty Reduction
The overall objective of the Ad hoc Expert Group meeting was to discuss, consider and make recommendations on the tools, which ACGD will develop for mainstreaming gender into poverty reduction strategies (PRS) using national ...
Background study on enhancing the effectiveness of fiscal policy for domestic resource mobilization
The purpose of this paper is to consider the relationship between fiscal policy and development financing in Africa. Because of the great diversity across the continent, a study covering all the 53 countries would reveal ...
Fiscal policy harmonization in the context of African regional integration
The paper focuses on Understanding the macroeconomic context for regional integration is important. This is because, as argued by O'Connell (1997), trade related policies aimed at facilitating regional integration efforts ...