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Rural Poverty in Developing Countries

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries »

Source: Rural Poverty in Developing Countries : Issues and Policies

Volume/Issue: 2000/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mahmood Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2000

ISBN: 9781451850093

Keywords: Rural poverty; developing countries; issues and policies, rural poverty, health care, agricultural growth, agricultural land, rural women

In most developing countries, poverty is more widespread and severe in rural than in urban areas. The author reviews some important aspects of rural poverty and draws key implications for public policy. He presents...

Safe Havens, Feedback Loops, and Shock Propagation in Global Asset Prices

Safe Havens, Feedback Loops, and Shock Propagation in Global Asset Prices »

Source: Safe Havens, Feedback Loops, and Shock Propagation in Global Asset Prices

Volume/Issue: 2014/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Franziska Ohnsorge , Marcin Wolski , and Yuanyan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484381588

Keywords: Feedback loops, Sovereigns, bond yields, bond, sovereign bond, bond yield, equity prices, General, Globalization: Finance,

We create a network of bilateral correlations of changes in sovereign bond yields and individual bank equity price changes since 2000. We extract some stylized facts from this network of asset price correlations an...

The Unequal Benefits of Fuel Subsidies

The Unequal Benefits of Fuel Subsidies »

Source: The Unequal Benefits of Fuel Subsidies : A Review of Evidence for Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2010/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , and Javier Arze del Granado

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455205325

Keywords: fuel subsidies, impact of subsidy reform, distribution of fuel consumption, subsidies, fuel prices, subsidy, fuel price, fuel consumption, Taxation, and Revenue: General

This paper reviews evidence on the impact of fuel subsidy reform on household welfare in developing countries. On average, the burden of subsidy reform is neutrally distributed across income groups; a $0.25 decreas...

United Kingdom Reaps Rewards of Globalization

United Kingdom Reaps Rewards of Globalization »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 36 Issue 07

Volume/Issue: 36/7

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451938357

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial globalization, development bank, macroeconomic management

Spring Meetings focus on global growth, imbalances; IMFC communique; economic outlooks for Western Hemisphere, sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and Europe; Aid for Lebanon's recovery; United Kingdom reaps fruits of reform...

The Uruguay Round: Revitalizing the Global Trading System

The Uruguay Round: Revitalizing the Global Trading System »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1989

Volume/Issue: 26/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451952988

Keywords: trade liberalization, exchange rate, balance of payments, real exchange rate, liberalization policies

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

3. Working to Support a Durable Global Recovery

3. Working to Support a Durable Global Recovery »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2010 : Supporting a Balanced Global Recovery

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2010

ISBN: 9781616350154

Keywords: financing, finance, debt, credit, bank

The global economy went through a period of unprecedented financial instability in 2008-09, accompanied by the worst global economic downturn and collapse in tra...