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Challenges Associated with the Development of Oil and Gas Sector in Uganda

"The production of oil poses a number of challenges, including the impact of the potential scale of revenues on consumption patterns, inflation and demand for certain goods and services, and the impact of price and production volume volatility on pu…

The Impact of Government Policy on Macroeconomic Variables: A Case Study of Private Investment in Tanzania

"The major hypothesis of the paper is that private sector investment is necessary if economic growth is to be accelerated. However, in order to stimulate such investments appropriate monetory, fiscal and exchange rate policies have to be formulated…

Macroeconomic Approach to External Debt The Case of Nigeria

"One of the greatest problems facing many Sub-Saharan African countries today is the amount of their external indebtedness. The external debt problem is becoming more acute for a number of reasons. First, the size of the debt relative to the size…

Food Security, Agricultural Policy & Environmental Interface: An African Perspective The Case of Botswana

"This paper begins with an outline of the Southern African region's background, then define food security in the region, and discuss food security issues in terms of macroeconomic and agricultural policy perspectives. In this paper, food security wi…

Inflation Dynamics in Botswana and Bank of Botswana's Medium-Term Objective Range

"This study is motivated by the high and unpredictable episodes of inflation in Botswana over the last 20 years. This is despite the Bank of Botswana's concerted effort to keep inflation at its minimum and stable over time. More specifically, the Ba…

Macroeconomic Policy and Trade Integration in Southern Africa

"Macroeconomic policy convergence may not be strictly necessary for countries within a regional trading arrangement to trade with each other using their existing economic capacity. The argument of this paper is that macro convergence around low rate…

Drivers of Disparity: How Policy Responses to COVID-19 can Increase Inequalities

Countries across the world have deployed macroeconomic policies to address the negative economic implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown measures. However, these policies can have different outcomes for various segments of the …

Macroeconomic Policy Development: Lessons Learnt from South Africa during COVID-19

The depth and length of the economic downturn produced by COVID-19 is still unknown. COVID-19 hit South Africa on the back of a technical recession combined with growing public sector debt and a downgrade to junk status in March 2020. National Treas…

The 2030 National Development Strategy and the 2021-2024 New Economic Programme: Essential Capacities and Skills Required to make the Union (of Incompatible Sets) Work / Strategie Nationale de Developpement 2030 et Nouveau Programme Economique Triennal

In November 2020, Cameroon thus adopted its new ten-year development plan with a name that no longer refers to a document, it is entitled the 2030 National Development Strategy (NDS30) and follows the GESP (2010-2019). Much has been said and written…

Agenda for Sustainable Economic Transformation Post-COVID-19 in Nigeria

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a debilitating effect on the Nigerian economy. Specifically, the combination of lockdown measures and the global slowdown of economic activities led to the contraction of Nigeria’s GDP by 6.1% in the second quarter of 2…

In Further Pursuit of an IMF-Programme: Possible Pathways for Zambia and Lessons for Africa

Since 2015, Zambia’s real GDP growth has declined markedly, its local currency has depreciated notably with episodes of serious volatility, and the risks of fiscal and debt distress have mounted. As the country searches for solutions, one viable int…

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