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Real GDP 4.8 5.4
Consumer Prices 13 11.1
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2014)
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Ghana and the IMF
Updated August 8, 2014

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Publications
June 27, 2013 -- Ghana: 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/187
June 03, 2013 -- Inclusive Growth: An Application of the Social Opportunity Function to Selected African Countries
Author/Editor: Adedeji, Olumuyiwa | Du, Huancheng | Opoku-Afari, Maxwell
Series: Working Paper No. 13/139
July 27, 2012 -- Ghana: Sixth and Seventh Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Extension of the Arrangement—Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ghana.
Series: Country Report No. 12/201
July 27, 2012 -- Ghana: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 12/203
July 27, 2012 -- Ghana: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Volume II
Series: Country Report No. 12/204
July 27, 2012 -- Ghana: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 12/205
February 08, 2012 -- Ghana: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Staff Supplements; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ghana.
Series: Country Report No. 12/36
November 01, 2011 -- On the Stability of Money Demand in Ghana: A Bounds Testing Approach
Author/Editor: Dagher, Jihad | Kovanen, Arto
Series: Working Paper No. 11/273
November 01, 2011 -- Does Money Matter for Inflation in Ghana?
Author/Editor: Kovanen, Arto
Series: Working Paper No. 11/274
November 01, 2011 -- Monetary Policy Transmission in Ghana: Does the Interest Rate Channel Work?
Author/Editor: Kovanen, Arto
Series: Working Paper No. 11/275
November 01, 2011 -- What Can Low-Income Countries Expect from Adopting Inflation Targeting?
Author/Editor: Gemayel, Edward R. | Jahan, Sarwat | Peter, Alexandra
Series: Working Paper No. 11/276
June 14, 2011 -- Ghana: Financial System Stability Assessment Update
Series: Country Report No. 11/131
June 10, 2011 -- Ghana: Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Staff Report
Series: Country Report No. 11/129
May 01, 2011 -- Ghana: Will it be Gifted or Will it be Cursed?
Author/Editor: Aydin, Burcu
Series: Working Paper No. 11/104
June 23, 2010 -- Ghana: Combined First and Second Reviews Under the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, Modification of Performance Criteria and Rephasing of Disbursements - Staff Report; Staff Statement and Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ghana.
Series: Country Report No. 10/178
June 01, 2010 -- On the Optimal Adherence to Money Targets in a New-Keynesian Framework: An Application to Low-Income Countries
Author/Editor: Berg, Andrew | Portillo, Rafael | Unsal, D. Filiz
Series: Working Paper No. 10/134
May 01, 2010 -- Oil Windfalls in Ghana: A DSGE Approach
Author/Editor: Dagher, Jihad | Gottschalk, Jan | Portillo, Rafael
Series: Working Paper No. 10/116
January 01, 2010 -- A Model for Full-Fledged Inflation Targeting and Application to Ghana
Author/Editor: Alichi, Ali | Clinton, Kevin | Dagher, Jihad | Kamenik, Ondra | Laxton, Douglas | Mills, Marshall
Series: Working Paper No. 10/25
December 15, 2009 -- Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Exchange Rates and Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa
Author/Editor: Ben Ltaifa, Nabil | Kaendera, Stella | Dixit, S. V. S.
Series: African Departmental Paper No. 09/03
August 03, 2009 -- Ghana: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Annual Progress Report - Joint Staff Advisory Note
Series: Country Report No. 09/238
July 31, 2009 -- Ghana: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - 2006 Annual Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 09/237
October 09, 2008 -- Ghana: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 08/332
July 01, 2007 -- Estimation of a Behavioral Equilibrium Exchange Rate Model for Ghana
Author/Editor: Iossifov, Plamen | Loukoianova, Elena
Series: Working Paper No. 07/155
June 20, 2007 -- Ghana: Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement
Series: Country Report No. 07/211
June 19, 2007 -- Ghana: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 07/208
November 01, 2006 -- The Magnitude and Distribution of Fuel Subsidies: Evidence from Bolivia, Ghana, Jordan, Mali, and Sri Lanka
Author/Editor: Coady, David | El-Said, Moataz | Gillingham, Robert | Kpodar, Kangni | Medas, Paulo A. | Newhouse, David Locke
Series: Working Paper No. 06/247
September 01, 2006 -- The Stock Market and the Financing of Corporate Growth in Africa: The Case of Ghana
Author/Editor: Yartey, Charles Amo
Series: Working Paper No. 06/201
June 16, 2006 -- Ghana: Fourth and Fifth Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria - Staff Report; and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion for Ghana
Series: Country Report No. 06/228
June 15, 2006 -- Ghana: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 06/225
June 15, 2006 -- Ghana: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 06/226
June 15, 2006 -- Ghana: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and Annual Progress Report on Implementation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 06/227
May 01, 2006 -- HIV/AIDS: The Impact on Poverty and Inequality
Author/Editor: Salinas, Gonzalo | Haacker, Markus
Series: Working Paper No. 06/126
February 24, 2006 -- Selected African Countries: IMF Technical Assistance Evaluation - Public Expenditure Management Reform
Series: Country Report No. 06/67
January 01, 2006 -- Implications of Quasi-Fiscal Activities in Ghana
Author/Editor: Chivakul, Mali | York, Robert C.
Series: Working Paper No. 06/24
August 10, 2005 -- Ghana: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 05/286
January 01, 2005 -- Competition and Efficiency in Banking: Behavioral Evidence from Ghana
Author/Editor: Buchs, Thierry D. | Mathisen, Johan
Series: Working Paper No. 05/17
August 09, 2004 -- Ghana: Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries - Completion Point Document
Series: Country Report No. 04/209
July 19, 2004 -- Ghana: Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ghana
Series: Country Report No. 04/210
July 16, 2004 -- Ghana: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 04/207
July 16, 2004 -- Ghana: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 04/208
July 15, 2004 -- Ghana: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 04/203
December 30, 2003 -- Ghana: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ghana
Series: Country Report No. 03/395
December 30, 2003 -- Ghana: Financial System Stability Assessment Update, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Insurance Regulation,and Securities Regulation
Series: Country Report No. 03/396
May 21, 2003 -- Ghana: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 03/134
May 19, 2003 -- Ghana: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 03/132
March 06, 2003 -- Ghana: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 03/56
March 05, 2002 -- Ghana: Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria and for Extension of the Commitment Period--Staff Report; Staff Statement; News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ghana
Series: Country Report No. 02/38
March 05, 2002 -- Ghana: Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria and for Extension of the Commitment Period--Staff Report; Staff Statement; News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ghana
Series: Country Report No. 02/38
August 09, 2001 -- Ghana: 2001 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria
Series: Country Report No. 01/141
August 09, 2001 -- Ghana: 2001 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria
Series: Country Report No. 01/141
January 04, 2001 -- Ghana: Economic Development in a Democratic Environment
Author/Editor: Leite, Sérgio Pereira. | Pellechio, Anthony J. | Zanforlin, L. | Begashaw, Girma | Fabrizio, Stefania | Harnack, Joachim
Series: Occasional Paper No. 199
Notes: Not available in hard copy.
November 29, 2000 -- Ghana: Economic Development in a Democratic Environment
Author/Editor: Leite, Sérgio Pereira. | Pellechio, Anthony J. | Zanforlin, L. | Begashaw, Girma | Fabrizio, Stefania | Harnack, Joachim
Series: Occasional Paper No. 199
November 29, 2000 -- Ghana: Economic Development in a Democratic Environment
Author/Editor: Leite, Sérgio Pereira. | Pellechio, Anthony J. | Zanforlin, L. | Begashaw, Girma | Fabrizio, Stefania | Harnack, Joachim
Series: Occasional Paper No. 199
January 31, 2000 -- Ghana: Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/01
January 31, 2000 -- Ghana: Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/02
July 01, 1999 -- Adjustment Costs, Irreversibility, and Investment Patterns in African Manufacturing
Author/Editor: Bigsten, Arne
Series: Working Paper No. 99/99
Notes: This paper was written by multiple authors (12).
February 18, 1999 -- Ghana - Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/03
June 01, 1998 -- The Price Incentive to Smuggle and the Cocoa Supply in Ghana, 1950-96
Author/Editor: Bulir, Aleš
Series: Working Paper No. 98/88
January 26, 1998 -- Ghana - Statistical Annex
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/02
December 01, 1997 -- Investment, Uncertainty, and Irreversibility in Ghana
Author/Editor: Pattillo, Catherine A.
Series: Working Paper No. 97/169
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 45, No. 3, September 1998.
August 01, 1997 -- Controlling Fiscal Corruption
Author/Editor: Chand, Sheetal K. | Moene, Karl Ove
Series: Working Paper No. 97/100
August 26, 1996 -- Ghana--Selected Issues and Statistical Annex
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/69
August 17, 1995 -- Ghana - Statistical Annex
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/77
Notes: This statistical annex on Ghana 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.
August 17, 1995 -- Ghana - Background Information on Output and Investment Performance
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/78
Notes: This background information on Ghana 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.
July 06, 1995 -- The Adoption of Indirect Instruments of Monetary Policy
Author/Editor: Baliño, Tomás J. T. | Enoch, Charles | Alexander, William E.
Series: Occasional Paper No. 126
Notes: By a staff team headed by William E. Alexander, Tomas J. T. Balino, and Charles Enoch and comprising Francesco Caramazza, George Iden, David Marston, Johannes Mueller, Ceyla Pazarbasioglu, Marc Quintyn, Matthew Saal, and Gabriel Sensenbrenner.
April 01, 1994 -- Operational Issues Related to the Functioning of Interbank Foreign Exchange Markets in Selected African Countries
Author/Editor: McDonald, Calvin A. | Lum, Yin-Fun
Series: Working Paper No. 94/48
April 01, 1994 -- Operational Issues Related to the Functioning of Interbank Foreign Exchange Markets in Selected African Countries
Author/Editor: McDonald, Calvin A. | Lum, Yin-Fun
Series: Working Paper No. 94/48
December 01, 1991 -- Interest Rate Liberalization: Some Lessons from Africa
Author/Editor: Turtelboom, Bart
Series: Working Paper No. 91/121
March 15, 1991 -- Ghana: Adjustment and Growth, 1983-91
Author/Editor: Kapur, Ishan | Hadjimichael, Michael T. | Hilbers, Paul Louis Ceriel | Schiff, Jerald Alan | Szymczak, Philippe
Series: Occasional Paper No. 86