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Economic and Financial Review

Publisher

Central Bank of Nigeria, Research Department.

Keywords

Fiscal sustainability, West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ), Debt and debt sustainability, Fiscal deficit, Revenue consolidation

Abstract

The paper discusses the theoretical issues in assessing fiscal sustainability and adopted an eclectic approach to measure sustainability in the monetary zone and also identifies the need for further tax reforms in the WAMZ to focus on the broadly based taxes such as Value Added Tax (VAT).

Issue

42

Volume

3

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