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Defining, Measuring and Alleviating Poverty in an Economy in Transition

Defining, Measuring and Alleviating Poverty in an Economy in Transition »

Source: Defining, Measuring and Alleviating Poverty in an Economy in Transition : The Case of Lithuania

Volume/Issue: 1994/116

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Cornelius

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1994

ISBN: 9781451942248

Keywords: social safety net, social benefits, poverty line, social assistance, distribution of income

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

Examining Global Imbalances

Examining Global Imbalances »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2006

Volume/Issue: 43/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451922431

Keywords: international monetary fund, macroeconomic policies, current account, development bank, Asian Development Bank (adb), Capital Market, Development Economics, Economics. Research, Financial Liberalization, International Economic Integration

For policymakers around the world, finding ways to promote faster growth is a top priority. But what exactly do economists know and not know about growth? What direction should future research and policymaking take...

Expenditure Issues and Governance in Central America

Expenditure Issues and Governance in Central America »

Source: Expenditure Issues and Governance in Central America

Volume/Issue: 2002/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ana Corbacho , and Hamid Davoodi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451859522

Keywords: Expenditure issues, inequality, social safety nets, Central America, public spending, primary education, health care, health spending, educational attainment, Health

This paper analyzes Central America's track record on inequality, poverty, and quality of fiscal adjustment in relation to economic growth; health and education outcomes; adequacy of social safety nets; and governa...

Dominica
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Dominica : Joint Staff Assessment of the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2004/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451810851.002

ISBN: 9781451810851

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, macroeconomic framework, social safety net

This paper provides the joint assessment of the staff of the World Bank and the IMF on the interim poverty reduction strategy paper (I-PRSP) prepared by the government of the Commonwealth of Dominica and submitted...

Georgia
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Georgia : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2003/348

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451814552.002

ISBN: 9781451814552

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, social safety net

The Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Program of Georgia (EDPRP) is the first full poverty reduction strategy paper (PRSP) prepared by the government. The PRSP presents two macroeconomic scenarios, a reali...

Georgia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report- Joint Staff Advisory Note

Georgia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report- Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2005/210

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451814583.002

ISBN: 9781451814583

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, poverty line, social safety net

The Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report on Georgia evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of the poverty reduction objectives and strategies. Participation of st...

Grenada
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Preparation Status Report

Grenada : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Preparation Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/354

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451816525.002

ISBN: 9781451816525

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, social safety net, impact of policies

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) of Grenada outline the issues raised in the Joint Staff Assessment. In the area of poverty diagnostics, a more detailed discussion of poverty based on updated poverty d...

Guyana
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report 2004

Guyana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report 2004 »

Volume/Issue: 2004/407

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451816761.002

ISBN: 9781451816761

Keywords: hiv/aids, maternal mortality, poverty reduction strategy, social safety net, capacity constraints

This paper reviews Guyana's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Progress Report 2004. In spite of many challenges, the government made progress in implementing its Poverty Reduction Program. In particular, it p...

Mali
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note

Mali : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2013/112

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484357989.002

ISBN: 9781484357989

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, household surveys, social safety net

Mali's Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategic Paper provides a comprehensive framework for implementing an ambitious growth and poverty reduction agenda. Executive Directors approve the elaboration of GPRSP-3, whic...

Pakistan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Pakistan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2010/182

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455205219.002

ISBN: 9781455205219

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, social safety net, macroeconomic framework, poverty reduction strategy paper, income distribution

The government of Pakistan completed its second full Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP-II) in December 2008. PRSP-II builds on the first Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP-I), which was adopted in December...