Senegal : achieving high and inclusive growth while preserving fiscal sustainability /

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Imprint:[Washington, D.C.] : International Monetary Fund, ©2013.
Description:1 online resource (39 pages).
Series:African Department ; 13/04
International Monetary Fund. African Department (Series) ; 13/4.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Issoufou, Salifou.
International Monetary Fund. African Department.
Notes:Title from pdf title page (IMF Website, viewed Nov. 7, 2013).
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary:Senegal's growth has been sluggish in recent years, with implications for poverty reduction. Average growth was relatively strong in 1995-2005 and accompanied by a large drop in poverty incidence. Due partly to a series of exogenous shocks, growth decreased to an average of 3.3 percent in 2006-11. As a result, per capita income increased only modestly and poverty incidence barely decreased during this period and remains high. Wide disparities exist between rural areas, where poverty incidence is higher than the national average, and urban areas.
Other form:Print Version: Kireyev, Alexei. Senegal : Achieving High and Inclusive Growth While Preserving Fiscal Sustainability. Washington, D.C. : International Monetary Fund, 2013. 9781484379660
Standard no.:10.5089/9781484379660.087