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Afghanistan National Development Strategy: An Interim Strategy for Security, Governance, Economic Growth & Poverty Reduction

Afghanistan National Development Strategy: An Interim Strategy for Security, Governance, Economic Growth & Poverty Reduction »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2006/194

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451800265

Keywords: international community, human rights, civil service, national development, rule of law

The report describes the policy framework for the Interim Afghanistan National Development Strategy (I-ANDS) and the vision for Afghanistan's developments. It reviews the progress under I-ANDS, analyzes the macroec...

Africa
			: Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758293.071

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

Sub-Saharan Africa needs much faster economic growth and more effective economic, financial, and social policies if it is to make up for lost ground and reduce the number of people living in abject poverty. Edited...

Assessing Countries’ Financial Inclusion Standing - A New Composite Index

Assessing Countries’ Financial Inclusion Standing - A New Composite Index »

Source: Assessing Countries' Financial Inclusion Standing - A New Composite Index

Volume/Issue: 2014/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Goran Amidži? , Alexander Massara , and André Mialou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475569681

Keywords: Financial inclusion, access and usage of financial services, factor analysis, index, banking, microfinance, Index Numbers and Aggregation, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data

This paper leverages the IMF's Financial Access Survey (FAS) database to construct a new composite index of financial inclusion. The topic of financial inclusion has gathered significant attention in recent years....

Balance Sheet Network Analysis of Too-Connected-to-Fail Risk in Global and Domestic Banking Systems

Balance Sheet Network Analysis of Too-Connected-to-Fail Risk in Global and Domestic Banking Systems »

Source: Balance Sheet Network Analysis of Too-Connected-to-Fail Risk in Global and Domestic Banking Systems

Volume/Issue: 2010/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Chan-Lau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781455200665

Keywords: Too-connected-to-fail, banking system, network analysis, banking, capital losses, banking systems, capital loss, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, General Financial Markets,

The 2008/9 financial crisis highlighted the importance of evaluating vulnerabilities owing to interconnectedness, or Too-Connected-to-Fail risk, among financial institutions for country monitoring, financial survei...

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...

Burkina Faso: Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Burkina Faso: Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Finland : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Finland.

Volume/Issue: 2009/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451813302

Keywords: debt service, tax policy, external debt, debt sustainability, capital expenditure

Finland's 2008 Article IV Consultation shows that spillovers from the global turmoil are adversely affecting activity and may weaken the financial system. From a cyclical perspective, a fiscal structural loosening...

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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...

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...

Debt Relief for Poverty Reduction
			: The Role of the Enhanced HIPC Initiative

Debt Relief for Poverty Reduction : The Role of the Enhanced HIPC Initiative »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Jacqueline Irving

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060395.073

ISBN: 9781589060395

Keywords: debt, debt relief, external debt, debt service, creditors

This pamphlet reports on how the enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) is meeting its aim of delivering faster, broader, and deeper debt relief to more HIPCs once these countries have show...

Debt Relief for Poverty Reduction: The Role of the Enhanced HIPC Initiative

Debt Relief for Poverty Reduction: The Role of the Enhanced HIPC Initiative »

Source: Debt Relief for Poverty Reduction : The Role of the Enhanced HIPC Initiative

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Jacqueline Irving

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2001

ISBN: 9781589060395

Keywords: debt, debt relief, external debt, debt service, creditors

Why Is There a HIPC Initiative? Many factors contribute to poverty. War, corruption, and destructive economic management are among the most pervasive. Others worsen poverty’s impact....