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Ghana needs pragmatic measures to maintain fiscal discipline – Economist

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Ghana’s four year programme with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ends this week and the country is expected to sign off the necessary documents to finalise the exit.

In an interview with Business News, an Economist at the University of Ghana, Professor Peter Quartey, said pragmatic measures must be put in place to maintain fiscal discipline after the exist.

He explained that Ghana must strive and convince the international community, that it has a better way of managing its expenditure especially during elections.

On the expected clean-up of the micro-finance sector by the Bank of Ghana, Prof. Quartey said the move is a step in the right direction.

He advised the public to seek professional  and proper guidance before taking investment decisions.

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