LIMPAC is a Research Think Tank of the Government of Liberia. It plans to go semi-autonomous over the period of three years beginning 2016. LIMPAC is funded by the Government of Liberia and the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) up to the end of 2012. The governing body of LIMPAC includes includes the Board of Management, chaired by the Minister of Finance and Development Planning and the Senior Management team head by the Executive Director who supervises the day to day activities of LIMPAC.
The study examines six economic variables that impact the value of the local currency, the Liberian Dollar (LBR), against its counterpart, the United States Dollars (US$), using Ordinary Least Square (OLS) regression techniques, with more emphasis on the availability of liquidity i.e. stock of local currency on the market.
In this report, readers will have an insight on the panel discussion, challenges and workable recommendations proffered during the Maiden Edition of LIMPAC Policy Forum which was held at Bella Casa Hotel on October 19, 2018.
This policy research discusses issues covering the background and problems of decentralization in Liberia. It also provides analysis of the current implementation challenges with the National Policy on Decentralization and local (NPDLG) and articulation of the NPDLG’s linkages with the Pro-poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD).
This policy research discusses critical factors affecting the exchange rate in Liberia.