May 15, 2015

Ghana’s 2015-17 IMF Program [Occasional Paper 02]

Occasional Paper 2. Ghana’s 2015-17 IMF Program Ghana’s medium-term development prospects have been put at risk after two decades of strong and broadly inclusive growth, due to large fiscal and external imbalances in recent years which have led to a slowdown of economic growth. To address these imbalances and safeguard the bright medium term prospects of the economy, the government […]
December 30, 2014

Ghana: A Review of the 2015 Budget [Occasional Paper 01]

Occassional Paper 1. Ghana: A Review of the 2015 Budget Ghana is currently facing serious economic crisis. The country is experiencing a rapidly declining economic growth, double-digit deficits for two years running, current account deficits also in double digits, and a public debt stock which is almost above the sustainable threshold. The domestic currency witnessed a rapid depreciation in the […]