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Pakistan
			: Joint Staff Assessment of Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

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

Volume/Issue: 2003/102

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 April 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830538.002

ISBN: 9781451830538

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, reform agenda, household survey

The paper presents a Joint Staff Assessment (JSA) of the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP) Progress Report for Pakistan. The JSA identified some important gaps in the poverty reduction strategy for...

Pakistan
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

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

Volume/Issue: 2004/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830507.002

ISBN: 9781451830507

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, reform agenda, macroeconomic framework

The Madagascar Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) includes detailed description of poverty developments and the profile of the poor. The diagnostic section shows that the rural poor largely depend on agricultu...

Pakistan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Pakistan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2010/183

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455205226.002

ISBN: 9781455205226

Keywords: education, literacy, ger, ner, teachers

The distribution of poor population in Pakistan suggests that almost 75 percent of the poor are clustered around the poverty line. The economy moved to a higher growth trajectory in the vicinity of 6-7 percent real...

Pakistan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Pakistan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2004/24

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 February 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830460.002

ISBN: 9781451830460

Keywords: primary education, service delivery, health care, family planning, universal primary education

To stimulate private sector credit expansions in Pakistan, the monetary policy has been accommodative while financial sector reforms have brought about a lowering of intermediation costs and bank spreads. Consequen...

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...

Pakistan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Pakistan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2003/38

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830453.002

ISBN: 9781451830453

Keywords: expenditures, pro-poor, reduction strategy, public expenditures

This paper examines Pakistan's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Preparation Status Report. The formulation of the Interim PRSP (I-PRSP) was the first step in the direction of preparing a comprehensive nation...

Pakistan
			: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction Growth Facility

Pakistan : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction Growth Facility »

Volume/Issue: 2001/222

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830620.002

ISBN: 9781451830620

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, grants, external debt

Pakistan has established sound macroeconomic management and structural reforms under the Stand-By Arrangement. Executive Directors welcomed this step, and emphasized the need to maintain fiscal and monetary stances...

Pakistan
			: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion

Pakistan : Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion »

Volume/Issue: 2002/141

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830484.002

ISBN: 9781451830484

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, grants, deficit

This paper assesses Pakistan's Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion. Developments in the first months...

Pakistan
			: Sixth and Seventh Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria

Pakistan : Sixth and Seventh Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2003/338

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830606.002

ISBN: 9781451830606

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, external debt, public sector

Monetary developments in the first half of 2003 were largely in line with expectations, except for credit to the private sector, which has accelerated significantly in recent months. The overall deficit of the cons...

Financial Development and Poverty Reduction
			: Can There Be a Benefit Without a Cost?

Financial Development and Poverty Reduction : Can There Be a Benefit Without a Cost? »

Volume/Issue: 2008/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sylviane Guillaumont Jeanneney , and Kangni Kpodar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451869248.001

ISBN: 9781451869248

Keywords: Financial development, McKinnon conduit effect, financial instability, gdp per capita, bond, growth rate,

This article investigates how financial development helps to reduce poverty directly through the McKinnon conduit effect and indirectly through economic growth. The results obtained with data for a sample of develo...