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The Disconcerting Pyramids of Poverty and Inequality of Sub-Saharan Africa

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Source: The Disconcerting Pyramids of Poverty and Inequality of Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2005/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paulo Lopes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860665

Keywords: inequality, social expenditure, HIV/AIDS, life expectancy, infant mortality, hiv, General Welfare, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty,

Poverty and inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) should not be ascertained only on the basis of scarce and unreliable income distribution statistics, but should also take into account social conditions. Recent, w...

Explaining Inequality and Poverty Reduction in Bolivia

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Source: Explaining Inequality and Poverty Reduction in Bolivia

Volume/Issue: 2015/265

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mauricio Vargas , and Santiago Garriga

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513529608

Keywords: Inequality, income, household income, income distribution, Equity, Justice, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty,

We investigate the factors driving Bolivia's success in reducing inequality and poverty during the last 15 years. Our evidence suggests that the reduction was driven mainly by labor income growth at the bottom end...

Factor Immobility and Regional Impacts of Trade Liberalization Evidenceon Poverty From India

Factor Immobility and Regional Impacts of Trade Liberalization Evidenceon Poverty From India »

Source: Factor Immobility and Regional Impacts of Trade Liberalization Evidenceon Poverty From India

Volume/Issue: 2010/218

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Petia Topalova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455208838

Keywords: Tariff, tariff cuts, trade protection, trade reforms, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Economic Development: Regional, Urban, and Rural Analyses,

This paper uses the 1991 Indian trade liberalization to measure the impact of trade liberalization on poverty, and to examine the mechanisms underpinning this impact. Variation in sectoral composition across distri...

Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution

Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution »

Source: Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution

Volume/Issue: 2002/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451842050

Keywords: Financial crises, poverty line, incidence of poverty, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty,

Developing and transition economies are prone to financial crises, including balance of payments and banking crises. These crises affect poverty and the distribution of income through a variety of channels: slowdow...

Global Poverty Estimates

Global Poverty Estimates »

Source: Global Poverty Estimates : A Sensitivity Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2011/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Camelia Minoiu , and Shatakshee Dhongde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463922009

Keywords: global poverty, household surveys, international poverty line, poverty line, surveys, statistics, Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods, Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions

Current estimates of global poverty vary substantially across studies. In this paper we undertake a novel sensitivity analysis to highlight the importance of methodological choices in estimating global poverty. We...

Global Relative Poverty

Global Relative Poverty »

Source: Global Relative Poverty

Volume/Issue: 2009/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lynge Nielsen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872408

Keywords: Relative poverty, global income inequality, poverty line, poverty analysis, official poverty,

The paper provides estimates of global relative poverty trends from 1970 onwards. Relative poverty is shown to have decreased significantly, but at the same time there has been a worsening poverty outcome among up...

Update on the Financing of Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) Operations and the Subsidization of Post-Conflict Emergency Assistance

Update on the Financing of Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) Operations and the Subsidization of Post-Conflict Emergency Assistance »

Volume/Issue: 2003/039

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498329163.007

ISBN: 9781498329163

Keywords: HIPC Initiative, Post-conflict emergency assistance, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, SDR interest rates, Interest rates, Debt sustainability analysis, Exchange rate adjustments, Exchange rate policy, PRGF, HIPC

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Djibouti
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Djibouti : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2009/204

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451810707.002

ISBN: 9781451810707

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, external financing, debt sustainability, poverty reduction strategy paper, poverty analysis

This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Djibouti. Djibouti's National Initiative for Social Development ('Initiative Nationale pour le Développement Social'-INDS) p...

Republic of Moldova
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

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

Volume/Issue: 2004/396

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451825008.002

ISBN: 9781451825008

Keywords: mtef, poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, expenditure, poverty analysis

This Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) reviews Moldova's Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (EGPRSP) Progress Report. Moldova's EGPRSP is an important step toward achieving sustainable economic gro...

Republic of Tajikistan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Republic of Tajikistan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2009/83

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451837186.002

ISBN: 9781451837186

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, external debt, debt management strategy, poverty analysis

This Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Republic of Tajikistan's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper discusses economic development and policies. The authorities are working on enhancing Tajikistan's investment climate...