Prepared by the IMF African Department, and published twice a year in English and French, Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa analyzes the macroeconomic performance and short-term prospects of sub-Saharan Africa and provides and in-depth analysis of selected topics. The April 2009 Outlook includes two chapters: one on the macroeconomic impact of the global financial crisis on sub-Saharan Africa, and the other on the impact of the crisis on financial systems in the region. Detailed country data are provided in a statistical appendix.Some countries (Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, and South Africa) with relatively developed pension funds that are ... in large part because equity markets are small and prudential regulations limit the direct exposures of banks to equities.
|Title||:||Regional Economic Outlook, April 2009|
|Author||:||International Monetary Fund. African Dept.|
|Publisher||:||International Monetary Fund - 2009-04-24|