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Make Investment Scaling-Up Work in Benin: A Macro-Fiscal Analysis

Larry Cui, Sergio Sola (), Christine Dieterich, Matteo Ghilardi (), Karim Barhoumi (), Nicolas End and Alexander Raabe

No 2016/001, IMF Departmental Papers / Policy Papers from International Monetary Fund

Abstract: This paper conducts a systematic growth and fiscal analysis to determine: (1) the growth potential of Benin’s ambitious scaling-up of investment, and (2) how the government can generate the necessary fiscal space needed to increase investment without jeopardizing Benin’s solid macroeconomic performance.

Keywords: DPPP; DP; Benin; tax; GDP; revenue; investment; Beninese firm; Beninese authorities; health indicator; WAEMU excl. Benin; Beninese economy; Public investment spending; Public investment and public-private partnerships (PPP); Sub-Saharan Africa; West Africa (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 41
Date: 2016-01-15
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