Senegal : Background Papers and Statistical Appendix

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

July 24, 1995

Summary:

This Background Paper and Statistical Appendix examines the factors that may have accounted for Senegal’s growth, savings, and investment performance, focusing in particular on the response to adjustment policies since the mid-1980s. It provides an overview of the long-term economic performance in Senegal. The paper describes the initial conditions that led to an economic crisis in the late 1970s and early 1980s, and discusses the main obstacles to higher sustained growth. The paper also briefly examines the adjustment strategy implemented since the mid-1980s.

Series:

Country Report No. 95/71

Subject(s):

Notes:

This background report and statistical appendix on Senegal 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.

English

Publication Date:

July 24, 1995

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451833829/1934-7685

Stock No:

1SENEA0011995

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

146

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