January 16, 2019

Strong Economic Growth And Significant Reduction In Unemployment: The Critical Issues To Address In Ghana’s 2019 Budget [Occasional Paper 17]

 [Occasional Paper 17] Strong Economic Growth And Significant Reduction In Unemployment: The Critical Issues To Address In Ghana’s 2019 Budget Unemployment has become the most serious challenge currently confronting Ghana. Indeed, the unemployment problem has reached a crisis point, given that the rate consistently increased over the most part of the last three decades, and stood at 11.9% at the […]
October 28, 2018

Strong Economic Growth And Significant Reduction In Unemployment: The Critical Issues To Address In Ghana’s 2019 Budget [Occasional Paper 17]

 [Occasional Paper 17] Strong Economic Growth And Significant Reduction In Unemployment: The Critical Issues To Address In Ghana’s 2019 Budget Unemployment has become the most serious challenge currently confronting Ghana. Indeed, the unemployment problem has reached a crisis point, given that the rate consistently increased over the most part of the last three decades, and stood at 11.9% at the […]
August 5, 2018

Mid-Year Review of the 2018 Budget Statement & Economic Policy

FiscalAlert 13: Mid-Year Review of the 2018 Budget Statement & Economic Policy On July 19, 2018, the Minister of Finance presented to Parliament the Government’s Mid-Year Fiscal Policy Review of the 2018 Budget Statement and Economic Policy. According to the Minister of Finance, the overarching goal of government’s macro-fiscal policy is to deepen macroeconomic stability, grow the productive sectors of […]
January 19, 2017

No. 2: Economic Policy Priorities for the New Government

Policy Brief 2: Economic Policy Priorities for the New Government Not too long ago, the Ghanaian economy was one of Africa’s strongest. However, the economy has witnessed a sharp decline in growth in the last three years. In this Policy Brief, the IFS brings to the attention of the new Government some critical economic challenges along with proposals to address […]