Fiscal vulnerability and sustainability in oil-producing Sub-Saharan African countries / prepared by Robert York and Zaijin Zhan.

Over many years rises and fall of world oil prices have been repeatedly reflected in the boom-bust cycles in oil-exporting countries the world over. The recent spectacular rise and equally spectacular fall in prices provides an opportunity to inquire whether anything is different this time. In this...

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Main Authors: York, Robert C. (Robert Christopher), 1962- (Author), Zhan, Zaijin (Author)
Corporate Author: International Monetary Fund. African Department
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: [Washington, D.C.] : International Monetary Fund, ©2009.
Series:IMF working paper ; WP/09/174.
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Summary:Over many years rises and fall of world oil prices have been repeatedly reflected in the boom-bust cycles in oil-exporting countries the world over. The recent spectacular rise and equally spectacular fall in prices provides an opportunity to inquire whether anything is different this time. In this paper we limit the analysis to the experience, outlook, and longterm fiscal policy considerations for eight of the world's oil-producing countries in sub- Saharan Africa. Because we are interested in gauging their fiscal vulnerability and sustainability from the angle of managing exhaustible oil wea.
Physical Description:1 online resource (40 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (page 40).
ISBN:1462395112
9781462395118
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9781452772264
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9781451873214
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9781282843868
Language:English.
Source of Description, Etc. Note:Print version record.