The West African Economic and Monetary Union : Recent Developments and Policy Issues

Author/Editor:

Ernesto Hernández-Catá ; C. A. François

Publication Date:

September 30, 1998

Summary:

Following a serious deterioration of the competitive position of the WAEMU region in the 1980s and the eary 1990s, the countries took steps that have led to a significant turnaround in economic activity, a drop in inflation, and increases in output, exports and investment. This study describes policy issues that the region continues to face and suggests how the WAEMU countries can address them.

Series:

Occasional Paper No. 170

English

Publication Date:

September 30, 1998

ISBN/ISSN:

9781557757555/0251-6365

Stock No:

S170EA0000000

Format:

Paper

Pages:

39

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