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Actions to Strengthen the Tracking of Poverty-Reducing Public Spending in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Actions to Strengthen the Tracking of Poverty-Reducing Public Spending in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries »

Source: Actions to Strengthen the Tracking of Poverty-Reducing Public Spending in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/010

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2002

ISBN: 9781498328777

Keywords: Government expenditures, Heavily indebted poor countries, Poverty, Public financial management, Financial management information systems, West African Economic and Monetary Union, Financial management, PP, PEM, action plan

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Burkina Faso - Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report Joint Staff Advisory Note

Burkina Faso - Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Source: Burkina Faso : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2008/213

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2008

Language: French

ISBN: 9781475509823

Keywords: reduction strategy, pro-poor, social services, basic social services, public service delivery, inequality trends

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

The Elusive Quest for Inclusive Growth

The Elusive Quest for Inclusive Growth »

Source: The Elusive Quest for Inclusive Growth : Growth, Poverty, and Inequality in Asia

Volume/Issue: 2013/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ravi Balakrishnan , Chad Steinberg , and Murtaza Syed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2013

ISBN: 9781475531169

Keywords: Asia, Financial markets, Fiscal policy, Inclusive growth, Poverty, Inequality, Labor Market, pro-poor, gini, income distribution

This paper assesses how pro-poor and inclusive Asia's recent growth has been, and what factors have been driving these outcomes. It finds that while poverty has fallen across the region over the last two decades, i...

A European Minimum Wage: Implications for Poverty and Macroeconomic Imbalances

A European Minimum Wage: Implications for Poverty and Macroeconomic Imbalances »

Source: A European Minimum Wage: Implications for Poverty and Macroeconomic Imbalances

Volume/Issue: 2020/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , Christian Ebeke , La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul , Koralai Kirabaeva , Davide Malacrino , Florian Misch , Hyun Woo Park , and Yu Shi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513545073

Keywords: External sector, Cost of living, Wage policy, Labor costs, Labor markets, Minimum Wage, European Union, Poverty Alleviation, Current Account Rebalancing, Monetary Unions

A hypothetical European Minimum Wage (MW) set at 60 percent of each country's median wage would reduce in-work poverty but have limited effects on overall poverty, as many poor households do not earn a wage near MW...

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific »

Source: Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Volume/Issue: 2018/17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Elena Loukoianova , Yongzheng Yang , Si Guo , Leni Hunter , Sarwat Jahan , Fazurin Jamaludin , and Johanna Schauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484371015

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Financial services industry, Poor, financial inclusion, macroeconomic policymaking, fintech, Asia, Asia Pacific, Pacific

Asia has made significant progress in financial inclusion, but both its across-country and intra-country disparities are among the highest in the world. The gaps between the rich and the poor, rural and urban popul...

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific »

Volume/Issue: 2018/17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Elena Loukoianova , Yongzheng Yang , Si Guo , Leni Hunter , Sarwat Jahan , Fazurin Jamaludin , and Johanna Schauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484371015.087

ISBN: 9781484371015

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Financial services industry, Poor, financial inclusion, macroeconomic policymaking, fintech, Asia, Asia Pacific, Pacific

Asia has made significant progress in financial inclusion, but both its across-country and intra-country disparities are among the highest in the world. The gaps between the rich and the poor, rural and urban popul...

Actions to Strengthen the Tracking of Poverty-Reducing Public Spending in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Actions to Strengthen the Tracking of Poverty-Reducing Public Spending in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2002/010

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498328777.007

ISBN: 9781498328777

Keywords: Government expenditures, Heavily indebted poor countries, Poverty, Public financial management, Financial management information systems, West African Economic and Monetary Union, Financial management, PP, PEM, action plan

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Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers - Progress in Implementation

Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers - Progress in Implementation »

Volume/Issue: 2002/049

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498328289.007

ISBN: 9781498328289

Keywords: Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers, Fiscal sector, Heavily indebted poor countries, Central banks, Economic policy, Financial management information systems, PP, PRSP, PRGF, CSOs

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2005 Review of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Approach - Balancing Accountabilities and Scaling Up Results

2005 Review of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Approach - Balancing Accountabilities and Scaling Up Results »

Volume/Issue: 2005/067

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498331050.007

ISBN: 9781498331050

Keywords: Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers, Heavily indebted poor countries, Development policy, Economic policy, Official development assistance, Poverty reduction and development, PSIA, PRSP, PRS, MDGs

In December 1999, the World Bank (the Bank) and the International Monetary Fund (the Fund) introduced a new approach to their relations with low-income countries, centered around the development and implementation...

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...