Regional Integration and Policy Challenges in Africa

  • Adam B. Elhiraika
  • Allan C. K. Mukungu
  • Wanjiku Nyoike

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxi
  2. Overview

    1. Adam B. Elhiraika, Allan C. K. Mukungu, Wanjiku Nyoike
      Pages 1-19
  3. Convergence, Monetary Policy, and Economic Growth

  4. Institutional Integration and Policy Coordination

  5. Financial Integration and Regulation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 143-143
    2. Christian L. Nguena, Temilade M. Abimbola
      Pages 201-219
    3. Simon Mevel, Siope Vakataki ‘Ofa, Stephen Karingi
      Pages 220-252
  6. Fiscal Policy and Regional Integration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 253-253
    2. Moses Obinyeluaku
      Pages 278-301
    3. Mohamed Coulibaly
      Pages 302-325
  7. Conclusion

    1. Adam B. Elhiraika, Allan C. K. Mukungu, Wanjiku Nyoike
      Pages 326-328

About this book

Introduction

The role of integration as a catalyst for economic growth, development and insulation from global shocks has made the concept of regional integration even more attractive to states. This books contains compelling arguments and empirical observations that detail some of the key opportunities governments in Africa are pursuing.

Keywords

Fiscal policy regional integration economic convergence economic growth and trade development economic growth economic integration financial policy growth inflation integration monetary policy sustainability

Editors and affiliations

  • Adam B. Elhiraika
    • 1
  • Allan C. K. Mukungu
    • 2
  • Wanjiku Nyoike
    • 3
  1. 1.Macroeconomic Policy DivisionUnited Nations Economic Commission for AfricaEthiopia
  2. 2.United Nations Economic Commission for AfricaEthiopia
  3. 3.Development Planning Consultant, Capacity Development DivisionUnited Nations Economic Commission for AfricaEthiopia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137462084
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-69033-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-46208-4
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