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			: Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/CPVIEAEX.073

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

In the years following the global financial crisis, many low-income countries experienced rapid recovery and strong economic growth. However, many are now facing enormous difficulties because of rapidly rising food...

The Great Divide: Regional Inequality and Fiscal Policy

The Great Divide: Regional Inequality and Fiscal Policy »

Source: The Great Divide: Regional Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2019/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): William Gbohoui , W. Raphael Lam , and Victor Lledo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498311625

Keywords: Cost of living, National income, Social security, Development, Social indicators, Regional inequality, fiscal redistribution, mobility, intergovernmental relations, regional disparity

Growing regional inequality within countries has raised the perception that 'some places and people' are left behind. This has prompted a shift toward inward-looking policies and away from pro-growth reforms. This...

Manufacturing Jobs and Inequality: Why is the U.S. Experience Different?

Manufacturing Jobs and Inequality: Why is the U.S. Experience Different? »

Volume/Issue: 2019/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natalija Novta , and Evgenia Pugacheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498320450.001

ISBN: 9781498320450

Keywords: Agriculture, Capital income, Cross country analysis, Data analysis, Demographic indicators, Disposable income, Economic indicators, Economic sectors, Economies, Education

We examine the extent to which declining manufacturing employment may have contributed to increasing inequality in advanced economies. This contribution is typically small, except in the United States. We explore t...

Review of the Key Features of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) - Staff Analyses

Review of the Key Features of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) - Staff Analyses »

Volume/Issue: 2002/007

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498328821.007

ISBN: 9781498328821

Keywords: Health care, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers, Tax systems, External sector, Economic conditions, Economic policy, Social indicators, Fiscal policy, PP

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The Role of the Fund in the Poverty Reduction Strategy Process and Its Collaboration with Donors

The Role of the Fund in the Poverty Reduction Strategy Process and Its Collaboration with Donors »

Volume/Issue: 2007/036

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498333313.007

ISBN: 9781498333313

Keywords: Collaboration with other international organizations, Fund role, Poverty reduction, Resident Representatives, Heavily indebted poor countries, Absorptive capacity, Social indicators, Financial sector, Private sector, MDGs

This paper proposes an approach to making the MTS operational as it relates to the Fund's work in LICs that would define more precisely the Fund's responsibility and accountability in the PRSP and donor collaborati...

Tracking of Poverty-Reducing Public Spending in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Tracking of Poverty-Reducing Public Spending in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2001/004

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498328081.007

ISBN: 9781498328081

Keywords: Government expenditures, Heavily indebted poor countries, Poverty, Financial management information systems, West African Economic and Monetary Union, Social safety nets, Social indicators, Budget execution, PP, PEM

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Malawi
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Malawi : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2012/223

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475506136.002

ISBN: 9781475506136

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, macroeconomic framework, poverty reduction strategy paper, social sector, social indicators

According to MGDS-II, certain major factors such as Malawi's vulnerability to external shocks, inadequate policy response, and weak implementation capacity have hindered growth and development of the economy. The p...

Income Inequality and Government Transfers in Mexico

Income Inequality and Government Transfers in Mexico »

Volume/Issue: 2019/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Frederic Lambert , and Hyunmin Park

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498320863.001

ISBN: 9781498320863

Keywords: Social security, Income distribution, Demographic indicators, North American Free Trade Agreement, Development policy, inequality, poverty, social policies, Mexico, government transfer

We analyze microdata from Mexico's survey on household income and expenditures (ENIGH) to study the evolution of income inequality in Mexico over 2004-16, identify its sources, and investigate how it was affected...

The Great Divide: Regional Inequality and Fiscal Policy

The Great Divide: Regional Inequality and Fiscal Policy »

Volume/Issue: 2019/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): William Gbohoui , W. Raphael Lam , and Victor Lledo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498311625.001

ISBN: 9781498311625

Keywords: Cost of living, National income, Social security, Development, Social indicators, Regional inequality, fiscal redistribution, mobility, intergovernmental relations, regional disparity

Growing regional inequality within countries has raised the perception that 'some places and people' are left behind. This has prompted a shift toward inward-looking policies and away from pro-growth reforms. This...

Income Inequality and Government Transfers in Mexico

Income Inequality and Government Transfers in Mexico »

Source: Income Inequality and Government Transfers in Mexico

Volume/Issue: 2019/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Frederic Lambert , and Hyunmin Park

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498320863

Keywords: Social security, Income distribution, Demographic indicators, North American Free Trade Agreement, Development policy, inequality, poverty, social policies, Mexico, government transfer

We analyze microdata from Mexico's survey on household income and expenditures (ENIGH) to study the evolution of income inequality in Mexico over 2004-16, identify its sources, and investigate how it was affected...