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Chapter 1: Poverty and Food Price Developments

Chapter 1: Poverty and Food Price Developments »

Source: Global Monitoring Report : Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals: Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Develop

Publication Date: 25 April 2012

ISBN: 9780821394519

Keywords: food prices, food security, undernutrition, inflation, food consumption

Summary and main messages The food price spikes have prevented millions of people from escaping extreme poverty. The record prices in 2008 kept or pushed 105 million...

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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...

Global Aging and Fiscal Policy with International Labor Mobility

Global Aging and Fiscal Policy with International Labor Mobility »

Source: Global Aging and Fiscal Policy with International Labor Mobility : A Political Economy Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2005/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mehmet Tosun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451861594

Keywords: population aging, overlapping generations, endogenous fiscal policy, international labor mobility, international capital mobility, aging, labor mobility, social security, labor migration, Economic Growth of Open Economies

This paper uses an overlapping generations model with international labor mobility and a politically responsive fiscal policy to examine aging in developed and developing regions. Migrant workers change the politic...

Global Aging Pressures

Global Aging Pressures »

Source: Global Aging Pressures : Impact of Fiscal Adjustment, Policy Cooperation, and Structural Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2007/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , and Dennis Botman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451867602

Keywords: Global aging, fiscal cooperation, Lisbon Agenda, IMF&;amp;#x2019;s Global Fiscal Mode, aging, social security, government spending, fiscal variables,

Demographic pressures will materialize in many economies over the next few decades. We examine the macroeconomic impact of alternative fiscal adjustment and structural reform strategies to address these global agin...

Global Liquidity through the Lens of Monetary Aggregates

Global Liquidity through the Lens of Monetary Aggregates »

Source: Global Liquidity through the Lens of Monetary Aggregates

Volume/Issue: 2014/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kyuil Chung , Jong-Eun Lee , Elena Loukoianova , Hail Park , and Hyun Shin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2014

ISBN: 9781475514551

Keywords: Corporate deposits, offshore bond issuance, capital inflow, capital flows, capital markets, debt securities, General, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions,

This paper examines how the financial activities of non-financial corporates (NFCs) in international markets potentially affects domestic monetary aggregates and financial conditions. Monetary aggregates reflect, i...

Global Monitoring Report
			: Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals:  Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals

Global Monitoring Report : Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals: Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals »

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Develop

Publication Date: 25 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821394519.019

ISBN: 9780821394519

Keywords: food prices, food security, undernutrition, inflation, food consumption

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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...

Bangladesh
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bangladesh : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2012/293

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475557053.002

ISBN: 9781475557053

Keywords: disaster management, safety nets, food security, water resources

Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers are prepared by member countries in broad consultation with stakeholders and development partners, including the staffs of the World Bank and the IMF. Updated with annual progress...

Burkina Faso
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report

Burkina Faso : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2007/320

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803921.002

ISBN: 9781451803921

Keywords: vocational training, food security, primary school, young people, child labor

This report reviews the Priority Action Program (PAP) for Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) implementation in Burkina Faso. The PAP makes the PRSP operational and increases the visibility of public policies i...