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Honduras
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Honduras : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/12

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451817089.002

ISBN: 9781451817089

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, macroeconomic framework, public spending, poverty reduction strategy paper, tax reform

The paper discusses the Joint Staff Assessment (JSA) of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Progress Report for Honduras. The first PRSP Progress Report of the Government of Honduras presents a complete rev...

Honduras
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Honduras : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/82

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451817096.002

ISBN: 9781451817096

Keywords: primary education, primary schools, primary school, maternal mortality, health services

This report highlights progress made in implementing the Honduran Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) from the time of its approval by the Government of Honduras in August 2001 to the present. The report monitors the...

Honduras
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Honduras : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/30

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451817072.002

ISBN: 9781451817072

Keywords: maternal mortality, human capital, rural development, health services, live births

The paper reports the progress of the Honduran poverty reduction strategy program, projects, and policy measures. The report provides details on the organization and results of the consultation process, and analyze...

Honduras
			: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Honduras

Honduras : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Honduras »

Volume/Issue: 2006/48

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451817188.002

ISBN: 9781451817188

Keywords: debt, central bank, interest

Honduras's request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries is discussed. The social cons...

Honduras
			: Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility; Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria; and Financing Assurances Review

Honduras : Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility; Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria; and Financing Assurances Review »

Volume/Issue: 2006/31

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451817157.002

ISBN: 9781451817157

Keywords: central bank, public sector, debt, deficit, interest

Honduras's Third Review under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria are discussed. The current stance of monetary and exchange rate policies are b...

Expenditure Issues and Governance in Central America

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859522.001

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...

The Role of Fiscal Transparency in Sustaining Growth and Stability in Latin America

The Role of Fiscal Transparency in Sustaining Growth and Stability in Latin America »

Volume/Issue: 2007/220

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Taryn Parry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867848.001

ISBN: 9781451867848

Keywords: Macroeconomic stability, fiscal policy, fiscal activities, contingent liabilities, decentralization,

Latin America has experienced a resurgence in growth in recent years. However, it is also a region that has been prone to crises while growth has not delivered a significant reduction in poverty and inequality. Mai...

What is Behind Latin America's Declining Income Inequality?

What is Behind Latin America's Declining Income Inequality? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Evridiki Tsounta , and Anayochukwu Osueke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498378581.001

ISBN: 9781498378581

Keywords: Gini, emerging economies, Kuznets, gini coefficient, kuznets curve, declining inequality, Personal Income and Wealth Distribution, Equity, Justice, Inequality

Income inequality in Latin America has declined during the last decade, in contrast to the experience in many other emerging and developed regions. However, Latin America remains the most unequal region in the worl...

Indian reforms spark gains, but more are needed to sustain higher growth and reduce poverty

Indian reforms spark gains, but more are needed to sustain higher growth and reduce poverty »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 10

Volume/Issue: 29/10

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451931907

Keywords: emerging market, market countries, financial system, debt relief

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

5. Poverty and Inequality in Latin America: Gains during the Commodity Boom but an Uncertain Outlook

5. Poverty and Inequality in Latin America: Gains during the Commodity Boom but an Uncertain Outlook »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339879

Latin America has made impressive progress in reducing inequality and poverty since the turn of the century, although it remains the most unequal region in the world. The declines in inequality...