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Chapter 8. Financial Inclusion in Mozambique

Chapter 8. Financial Inclusion in Mozambique »

Source: Mozambique Rising : Building a New Tomorrow

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Doris Ross , Victor Lledo , Alex Segura-Ubiergo , Yuan Xiao , Iyabo Masha , Alun Thomas , and Keiichiro Inui

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2014

ISBN: 9781475565102

Keywords: Demographic transition, Economic growth, Dutch disease, Agricultural sector, Employment, Economic policy, Job creation, Natural resources, Natural gas, Mozambique

Access to finance remains problematic in Mozambique. According to the FinScope 2012 survey, 75 percent of micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) are financially excluded—that is, they do not use...

Chapter 4. Mozambique’s Quest for Inclusive Growth

Chapter 4. Mozambique’s Quest for Inclusive Growth »

Source: Mozambique Rising : Building a New Tomorrow

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Doris Ross , Victor Lledo , Alex Segura-Ubiergo , Yuan Xiao , Iyabo Masha , Alun Thomas , and Keiichiro Inui

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2014

ISBN: 9781475565102

Keywords: Demographic transition, Economic growth, Dutch disease, Agricultural sector, Employment, Economic policy, Job creation, Natural resources, Natural gas, Mozambique

The pursuit of inclusive growth in which the benefits are widely shared across the population has become a central macroeconomic challenge in both advanced and developing economies. Significant increases in...

Côte d’Ivoire: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Côte d’Ivoire: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Source: Côte d'Ivoire : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2012/183

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475506273

Keywords: drinking water, land management, vocational training, social protection, transport services

This paper presents the Poverty Reduction Strategy Implementation Progress Report for Côte d'Ivoire. Since the end of the crisis in April 2011, Côte d'Ivoire has gradually recovered economic activity and social coh...

Counterfeit Goods and Income Inequality

Counterfeit Goods and Income Inequality »

Source: Counterfeit Goods and Income Inequality

Volume/Issue: 2001/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stefania Scandizzo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451843002

Keywords: counterfeit goods, vertical product differentiation, inequality, product differentiation, market structure, consumer surplus, patent protection, Market Structure and Pricing: Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection, Firm Strategy, And Market Performance,

This paper examines the effect of counterfeit goods in a world where consumers are differentiated by level of income and innovation is quality enhancing. Counterfeit goods are defined as products with the same char...

Effects of Globalization on Labor's Share in National Income

Effects of Globalization on Labor's Share in National Income »

Source: Effects of Globalization on Labor's Share in National Income

Volume/Issue: 2006/294

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anastasia Guscina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865547

Keywords: Labor&;amp;#x2019;s share, capital&;amp;#x2019;s share, labor protection, bargaining power, compensation share, employment share, Heckscher-Ohlin theorem, employment, employment protection, labor share

The past two decades have seen a decline in labor's share of national income in several industrial countries. This paper analyzes the role of three factors in explaining movements in labor's share--factor-biased te...

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...

Azerbaijan Republic
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Azerbaijan Republic : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2003/105

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 May 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451802597.002

ISBN: 9781451802597

Keywords: expenditure, social insurance, social assistance, social protection, expenditures

This paper reviews Azerbaijan's State Program on Poverty Reduction and Economic Development 2003-2005 (SPPRED). The Poverty Reduction Program in Azerbaijan has attracted an extensive and high degree of interest, ma...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2013/62

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616358174.002

ISBN: 9781616358174

Keywords: urban development, social protection, poverty reduction strategy, reducing poverty, reduction strategy

Executive Directors commend Bangladesh in addressing the major challenges to growth and poverty reduction. The strategy is comprehensive and confronts the key issues impeding sustainable development and inclusive g...

Burkina Faso
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report

Burkina Faso : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/212

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803969.002

ISBN: 9781451803969

Keywords: young people, vocational training, primary education, social protection, secondary education, Mining secto, Poverty Reduction Strategy Papersr,

This annual progress report reviews Burkina Faso's Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs). The regional integration dynamics was considered as an action variable that allowed Burkina Faso to better insert itself...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Progress Report

Côte d'Ivoire : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2012/183

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475506273.002

ISBN: 9781475506273

Keywords: drinking water, land management, vocational training, social protection, transport services

This paper presents the Poverty Reduction Strategy Implementation Progress Report for Côte d'Ivoire. Since the end of the crisis in April 2011, Côte d'Ivoire has gradually recovered economic activity and social coh...