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Real GDP 5 5.7
Consumer Prices 1.6 2.0
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2016)
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Updated September 19, 2016

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September 14, 2016 -- Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa : Promoting Inclusive and Sustainable Growth
Author/Editor: Montfort Mlachila | Ahmat Jidoud | Monique Newiak | Bozena Radzewicz-Bak | Misa Takebe
Series: African Departmental Paper No.16/5
August 24, 2016 -- Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries
Author/Editor: Tetsuya Konuki | Mauricio Villafuerte
July 08, 2016 -- Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts : Experience of Sub-Saharan African Countries
Author/Editor: Robert Dippelsman | Venkat Josyula | Eric Métreau
Series: Working Paper No. 16/133
June 16, 2016 -- Burkina Faso : Fourth and Fifth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 16/173
Notes: Also Available in French
June 13, 2016 -- Women’s Opportunities and Challenges in Sub-Saharan African Job Markets
Author/Editor: Christine Dieterich | Anni Huang | Alun H. Thomas
Series: Working Paper No. 16/118
June 08, 2016 -- Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa
Author/Editor: Dalia S Hakura | Mumtaz Hussain | Monique Newiak | Vimal Thakoor | Fan Yang
Series: Working Paper No. 16/111
April 11, 2016 -- Walking a Fine Line : Public Investment Scaling-Up and Debt Sustainability in Burkina Faso
Author/Editor: Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi | Mame Astou Diouf | Constant Lonkeng Ngouana
Series: African Departmental Paper No.16/3
April 04, 2016 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 16/98
Notes: Also Available in French
April 01, 2016 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union : Common Policies of Member Countries-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for West African Economic and Monetary Union
Series: Country Report No. 16/96
Notes: Also Available in French
December 22, 2015 -- Exiting From Fragility in sub-Saharan Africa : The Role of Fiscal Policies and Fiscal Institutions
Author/Editor: Corinne Deléchat | Ejona Fuli | Dafina Mulaj | Gustavo Ramirez | Rui Xu
Series: Working Paper No. 15/268
October 23, 2015 -- Strengthening the West African Economic and Monetary Union : The Role of Fiscal and Market Institutions in Economic Stabilization
Author/Editor: Olivier Basdevant | Patrick A. Imam | Tidiane Kinda | Aleksandra Zdzienicka
July 24, 2015 -- Burkina Faso: Second and Third Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Augmentation of Access and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 15/202
Notes: Also available in French
May 06, 2015 -- Are African Households Heterogeneous Agents? : Stylized Facts on Patterns of Consumption, Employment, Income and Earnings for Macroeconomic Modelers
Author/Editor: Louise Fox
Series: Working Paper No. 15/102
April 28, 2015 -- Do Resource Windfalls Improve the Standard of Living in Sub-Saharan African Countries? : Evidence from a Panel of Countries
Author/Editor: Munseob Lee | Cheikh A. Gueye
Series: Working Paper No.15/83
April 13, 2015 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union-Common Policies of Member Countries-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director
Series: Country Report No. 15/100
Notes: Also available in French
April 13, 2015 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 15/101
Notes: Also available in French
July 24, 2014 -- Burkina Faso: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/230
Notes: Also available in French
March 21, 2014 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union: Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries; Press Release; Statement by the Executive Director
Series: Country Report No. 14/84
Notes: Also available in French
February 10, 2014 -- Burkina Faso: Seventh Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for a New Three-Year Extended Credit Facility Arrangement
Series: Country Report No. 14/43
Notes: Also Available in French
October 23, 2013 -- Fiscal Discipline in WAEMU: Rules, Institutions, and Markets
Author/Editor: Ermal Hitaj | Yasin Kursat Onder
Series: Working Paper No. 13/216
October 22, 2013 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union: Financial Depth and Macrostability
Author/Editor: Patrick A. Imam | Christina Kolerus
Series: African Departmental Paper No. 13/6
October 22, 2013 -- Responding to Shocks and Maintaining Stability in the West African Economic and Monetary Union
Author/Editor: Christina Kolerus | Aleksandra Zdzienicka | Ermal Hitaj | Douglas J Shapiro
Series: African Departmental Paper No. 13/7
July 25, 2013 -- Burkina Faso : Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Requests for Extension of the Arrangement, Modification of Continuous Performance Criterion, and Rephasing of Disbursement—Staff Report; Staff Supplements; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 13/235
Notes: Also available in French
July 24, 2013 -- Burkina Faso : Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement—An Update
Series: Country Report No. 13/228
Notes: Also available in French
July 09, 2013 -- Tax Coordination, Tax Competition, and Revenue Mobilization in the West African Economic and Monetary Union
Author/Editor: Mario Mansour | Gregoire Rota Graziosi
Series: Working Paper No. 13/163
July 03, 2013 -- Financial Depth in the WAEMU : Benchmarking Against Frontier SSA Countries
Author/Editor: Calixte Ahokpossi | Kareem Ismail | Sudipto Karmakar | Mesmin Koulet-Vickot
Series: Working Paper No. 13/161
April 12, 2013 -- Togo : Technical Assistance Report: Launch of the Project for Strengthening Public Financial Management
Series: Country Report No. 13/98
Notes: Also available in French
April 03, 2013 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries
Series: Country Report No. 13/92
Notes: Also available in French
January 25, 2013 -- Burkina Faso : Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 13/26
Notes: Also available in French
October 18, 2012 -- Financing Growth in the WAEMU Through the Regional Securities Market : Past Successes and Current Challenges
Author/Editor: Mame Astou Diouf | Francois Boutin-Dufresne
Series: Working Paper No. 12/249
July 02, 2012 -- Burkina Faso: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria and Augmentation of Access : Staff Report; Debt Sustainability Analysis; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso.
Series: Country Report No. 12/159
Notes: Also available in French
June 04, 2012 -- Burkina Faso : Strategy for Accelerated Growth and Sustainable Development 2011–2015
Series: Country Report No. 12/123
March 22, 2012 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries
Series: Country Report No. 12/59
Notes: Also available in French
March 01, 2012 -- Exchange Rate Volatility Under Peg: Do Trade Patterns Matter?
Author/Editor: Lonkeng Ngouana, Constant
Series: Working Paper No. 12/73
December 14, 2011 -- Guinea-Bissau : Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Financing Assurances Review: Staff Report; Joint IMF/World Bank Debt Sustainability Analysis; Informational Annex; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea-Bissau
Series: Country Report No. 11/355
Notes: Also Available in Portuguese
August 11, 2011 -- Burkina Faso : Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 11/226
Notes: Also available in French
August 04, 2011 -- Burkina Faso : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 11/245
August 01, 2011 -- Burkina Faso : Policies to Protect the Poor From the Impact of Food and Energy Price Increases
Author/Editor: Isabell Adenauer | Javier Arze del Granado
Series: Working Paper No. 11/202
July 01, 2011 -- The Quest for Higher Growth in the WAEMU Region : The Role of Accelerations and Decelerations
Author/Editor: Montfort Mlachila | Tidiane Kinda
Series: Working Paper No. 11/174
May 26, 2011 -- Guinea-Bissau : Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Financing Assurances Review: Staff Report; Informational Annex; Press Release on the Review
Series: Country Report No. 11/119
Notes: Also Available in Portuguese
May 06, 2011 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union : Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries—Regional Consultation on Economic Issues and Policies—Staff Report, Public Information Notice Informational Annex, Staff Statement, Executive Director’s Statement
Series: Country Report No. 11/98
Notes: Also Available in French
April 01, 2011 -- Feeling the Elephant’s Weight : The Impact of Côte d’Ivoire’s Crisison WAEMU Trade
Author/Editor: Philippe Egoumé-Bossogo | Ankouvi Nayo
Series: Working Paper No. 11/80
March 01, 2011 -- Inflation Uncertainty and Relative Price Variability in WAEMU Countries
Author/Editor: Fernandez Valdovinos, Carlos | Gerling, Kerstin
Series: Working Paper No. 11/59
February 25, 2011 -- Benin : Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement-An Update
Series: Country Report No. 11/55
January 07, 2011 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union: Discussions with Regional Institutions-Staff Report and the Executive Director's Statement
Series: Country Report No. 11/8
Notes: Also available in French
December 15, 2010 -- Burkina Faso: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 10/361
Notes: Also available in French
August 01, 2010 -- A Macro Model of the Credit Channel in a Currency Union Member: The Case of Benin
Author/Editor: Samaké, Issouf
Series: Working Paper No. 10/191
July 08, 2010 -- Burkina Faso: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 10/197
Notes: Also available in french
May 01, 2010 -- Short-Versus Long-Term Credit and Economic Performance: Evidence from the WAEMU
Author/Editor: Kpodar, Kangni | Gbenyo, Kodzo
Series: Working Paper No. 10/115
April 13, 2010 -- International Financial Statistics, April 2010
Series: Volume 63, No. 4
October 01, 2009 -- Analyzing Fiscal Space Using the MAMS Model: An Application to Burkina Faso
Author/Editor: Gottschalk, Jan | Manh Le,, Vu | Lofgren, Hans | Nouve, Kofi
Series: Working Paper No. 09/227
July 28, 2009 -- Burkina Faso: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 09/222
Notes: Also Available inFrench
March 18, 2009 -- The Global Financial Crisis: Impact on WAEMU Member Countries and Policy Options : Impact on WAEMU Member Countries and Policy Options
Author/Editor: Johannes Mueller | Irene Yackovlev | Hans Weisfeld
Series: Staff Position Note No. 2009/16
February 03, 2009 -- Burkina Faso: Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility - Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 09/38
Notes: Also available in French
July 30, 2008 -- Burkina Faso: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Deletion of Performance Criteria - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 08/257
Notes: Full text also available in French.
July 02, 2008 -- Burkina Faso: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Annual Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 08/212
Notes: Full text also available in French.
July 02, 2008 -- Burkina Faso: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Annual Progress Report Joint Staff Advisory Note
Series: Country Report No. 08/213
Notes: Full text also available in French.
May 28, 2008 -- Burkina Faso: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 08/169
April 02, 2008 -- The CFA Franc Zone : Common Currency, Uncommon Challenges
Author/Editor: Anne Marie Gulde | Charalambos G. Tsangarides
December 20, 2007 -- Niger: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Requests for Waiver, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Extension of the Arrangement-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release of the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger
Series: Country Report No. 07/388
Notes: Also available on line in French
September 19, 2007 -- Burkina Faso: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 07/320
September 10, 2007 -- Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 07/321
Notes: Also available online in French
August 01, 2007 -- Estimation of Equilibrium Exchange Rates in the WAEMU: A Robustness Approach
Author/Editor: Roudet, Stéphane | Saxegaard, Magnus | Tsangarides, Charalambos G.
Series: Working Paper No. 07/194
May 09, 2007 -- Burkina Faso: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility - Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 07/153
Notes: Also available online in French
October 19, 2006 -- Burkina Faso: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report - Joint Staff Advisory Note
Series: Country Report No. 06/358
October 19, 2006 -- Burkina Faso: Sixth Review Under the Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria and Augmentation of Access, and Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement - Staff Reports; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 06/359
October 16, 2006 -- Burkina Faso: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 06/357
March 13, 2006 -- Burkina Faso: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Extension of Commitment Period - Staff Report; and Press Release on the Executive Board Consideration
Series: Country Report No. 06/107
March 01, 2006 -- What is Fuzzy About Clustering in West Africa?
Author/Editor: Tsangarides, Charalambos G. | Qureshi, Mahvash Saeed
Series: Working Paper No. 06/90
January 01, 2006 -- Reforming External Tariffs in Central and Western African Countries
Author/Editor: Doe, Lubin Kobla
Series: Working Paper No. 06/12
January 01, 2006 -- Harmonization of Domestic Consumption Taxes in Central and Western African Countries
Author/Editor: Doe, Lubin Kobla
Series: Working Paper No. 06/8
September 30, 2005 -- Burkina Faso: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 05/358
September 15, 2005 -- Burkina Faso: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 05/338
September 15, 2005 -- Burkina Faso: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 05/340
September 15, 2005 -- Burkina Faso: Priority Action Program to Implement the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper 2004 - 2006
Series: Country Report No. 05/341
September 15, 2005 -- Burkina Faso: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 05/342
July 01, 2005 -- Ten Years After the CFA Franc Devaluation: Progress Toward Regional Integration in the WAEMU
Author/Editor: Tsangarides, Charalambos G. | Boogaerde, Pierre van den
Series: Working Paper No. 05/145
May 01, 2005 -- International Risk Sharing and Currency Unions: The CFA Zones
Author/Editor: Yehoue, Etienne B.
Series: Working Paper No. 05/95
March 11, 2005 -- Burkina Faso: Second and Third Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Extension of Commitment Period--Staff Report; Press Releases on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Author/Editor: International Monetary Fund. African Dept.
Series: Country Report No. 05/95
April 07, 2004 -- Burkina Faso: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 04/95
March 25, 2004 -- Burkina Faso: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 04/78
March 25, 2004 -- Burkina Faso--Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report--Joint Staff Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 04/79
March 24, 2004 -- Burkina Faso: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Data Module, Response by the Authorities, and Detailed Assessment Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework
Series: Country Report No. 04/87
March 01, 2004 -- Public Expenditure Management in Francophone Africa: A Cross-Country Analysis
Author/Editor: Moussa, Yaya
Series: Working Paper No. 04/42
February 01, 2004 -- How Much Do Trading Partners Matter for Economic Growth?
Author/Editor: Vivek B. Arora | Athanasios Vamvakidis
Series: Working Paper No. 04/26
June 30, 2003 -- Burkina Faso: Statistical Annex
Series: Country Report No. 03/198
March 14, 2003 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Recent Economic Developments and Regional Policy Issues; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 03/70
December 02, 2002 -- Burkina Faso: Sixth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria--Staff Report and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/260
July 12, 2002 -- Burkina Faso: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 02/142
July 12, 2002 -- Burkina Faso: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 02/142
May 01, 2002 -- Burkina Faso: Selected Issues and Statistical Annex
Series: Country Report No. 02/93
May 01, 2002 -- Burkina Faso: Selected Issues and Statistical Annex
Series: Country Report No. 02/93
April 29, 2002 -- Improving Large Taxpayers' Compliance : A Review of Country Experience
Author/Editor: Olivier P. Benon | Katherine Baer | Juan Toro R.
Series: Occasional Paper No. 215
January 08, 2002 -- Burkina Faso: Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and the Third Annual Program--Staff Report and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/3
January 08, 2002 -- Burkina Faso: Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and the Third Annual Program--Staff Report and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/3
November 05, 2001 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Recent Economic Developments and Regional Policy Issues in 2000
Series: Country Report No. 01/193
November 05, 2001 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Recent Economic Developments and Regional Policy Issues in 2000
Series: Country Report No. 01/193
November 01, 2001 -- Reviewing Some Early Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers in Africa
Author/Editor: Robb, Caroline M. | Scott, Alison MacEwen
Series: Policy Discussion Paper No. 01/5
November 01, 2001 -- Reviewing Some Early Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers in Africa
Author/Editor: Robb, Caroline M. | Scott, Alison MacEwen
Series: Policy Discussion Paper No. 01/5
February 02, 2001 -- Burkina Faso: Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility -- Staff Report; and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 01/27
August 23, 2000 -- Burkina Faso: Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/103
August 08, 2000 -- Burkina Faso: Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/86
Notes: Included with the Staff Report are the text of Public Information Notice No. 00/57 and a statement by A. Barro Chambrier on July 10, 2000.
July 19, 1999 -- Burkina Faso - Statistical Annex
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/57
September 05, 1998 -- Burkina Faso - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/65
April 08, 1997 -- Burkina Faso-Statistical Tables
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/14
February 06, 1996 -- Burkina Faso - Background Papers and Statistical Update
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/5
Notes: This background paper and statistical update on Burkina Faso was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. As such, the views expressed in this document are those of the staff team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Burkina Faso or the Executive Board of the IMF.
March 15, 1994 -- Burkina Faso - Statistical Annex
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 94/9
Notes: This statistical annex on Burkina Faso was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.