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Managing Budgetary Pressures - the 2017 Cabri Conference

11/06/2018

Budget managers are frequently confronted with changing circumstances during a fiscal year that disrupt even the best prepared spending plans. Some of these changed circumstances require no more than regular adjustments to plans, while others become chronic and have a significant effect on public finances. The latter are commonly referred to as extraordinary shocks, which are sudden and can pose a threat to fiscal stability and service delivery.

Localising Sovereign Debt: The Rise of Local Currency Bond Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa

Localising Sovereign Debt: The Rise of Local Currency Bond Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa

09/05/2018

This paper analyses the development of local currency sovereign bond markets (LCBMs), a potentially important but often overlooked source of longer-term public finance, in Sub- Saharan Africa (SSA).

African Economic Outlook 2018

African Economic Outlook 2018

07/03/2018

The African Economic Outlook bridges a critical knowledge gap on the diverse socio-economic realities of African economies through regular, rigorous, and comparative analysis. It provides short-to-medium term forecasts on the evolution of key macroeconomic indicators for all 54 regional member countries, as well as analysis on the state of socio-economic challenges and progress made in each country.

Global Public Investor 2017

Global Public Investor 2017

23/06/2017

Domestic funding for Africa: New ways to bridge infrastructure gap, Cédric Mbeng Mezui, African Development Bank Group

AFDB Financial Presentation 2017

AFDB Financial Presentation 2017

24/05/2017

African Development Bank Financial Presentation 2017

OMFIF May 2017: Building a Resilient Africa

OMFIF May 2017: Building a Resilient Africa

11/05/2017

In the May edition of OMFIF (Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum)​, Cedric Mbeng Mezui examines the links between commodity revenues and fiscal policy in Africa, warning against procyclical tendencies that expose external vulnerabilities.

Central Banks Without A Rulebook

Central Banks Without A Rulebook

04/04/2017

After seven years of unorthodox operations, primarily quantitative easing, central banks are beginning to consider when and how to normalise monetary policy.

Guidelines for Government Securities Book

Guidelines for Government Securities Book

28/03/2017

In most countries, the development of a government securities market has been crucial in aiding the creation of a liquid and efficient domestic debt market that facilitates parastatal, corporate and other issuance. It also signals that a country is maturing financially and is less dependent on donor funding.

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