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The Composite Indicator of Economic Activity in Mozambique (ICAE): Filling in the Knowledge Gaps to Enhance Public-Private Partnership (PPP)

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  • Roberto J. Tibana
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    Peer review and public-private partnerships hinge on transparency. Transparency is about commonly shared knowledge about the economy, its performance, and the way policy influences it. The Composite Indicator of Economic Activity in Mozambique (ICAE) is a tool of knowledge whose construction is based on an established methodology in the construction of business cycles indicators amongst countries that have such tradition. Its construction was primarily motivated by the need to enhance constructive dialogue between domestic private and public sector agents in Mozambique, by providing them with a common tool of knowledge about the long-term and short- to medium-term performance and prospects of the economy, and how this relates to policy. Due to its comparability with similar indicators that exist for the country economies of key Mozambique foreign private and public sector partners, the ICAE is also a potentially useful tool of constructive peer review, within the NEPAD framework ... L’examen par les pairs et les partenariats public/privé ont besoin de transparence pour exister. La transparence consiste à partager les informations sur l’économie, ses performances et l’influence des politiques. L’indicateur composite de l’activité économique (ICAE) du Mozambique est un outil d’information, dont l’élaboration repose sur une méthodologie éprouvée de construction d’indicateurs du cycle d’activités entre pays coutumiers des évolutions cycliques. La mise au point de cet indicateur a été en partie motivée par la nécessité d’instaurer un dialogue constructif entre les acteurs locaux des secteurs privé et public, en leur apportant un outil commun d’information sur la performance et les perspectives à court et à moyen termes de l’économie, et la manière dont les politiques peuvent influencer ces résultats. Grâce à sa comparabilité avec d’autres indicateurs dans les pays des principaux partenaires étrangers, publics et privés, du Mozambique, l’ICAE devrait aussi largement ...

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    Paper provided by OECD Publishing in its series OECD Development Centre Working Papers with number 227.

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    Date of creation: 01 Nov 2003
    Handle: RePEc:oec:devaaa:227-en
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