Domestic resource mobilization in sub-Saharan Africa: the case of Ethiopia

Domestic resource mobilization in sub-Saharan Africa: the case of Ethiopia

The research analyses the major institutional constraints that have been hampering Domestic Resource Mobilization in low-income countries, focusing on Ethiopia as an example. The study examines the prospects for and constraints preventing mobilization of non-debt-creating domestic savings, both public and private.

The research has relied extensively on secondary data sources, the main ones being the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED), the National Bank of Ethiopia, and the Ethiopian Revenue and Customs Authority (ERCA). Other sources were used to complement these: for example, published reports of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.