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Macroeconomic Policy and Poverty Reduction

Macroeconomic Policy and Poverty Reduction »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Alejandro Izquierdo , Ward Brown , Brian Ames , and Shatayanan Devarajan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060173.054

ISBN: 9781589060173

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, macroeconomic stability, fixed exchange rate, exchange rate regime

This pamphlet excerpts a chapter on macroeconomic policy from the Poverty Reduction Policy Source book, a guide prepared by the World Bank and IMF to assist countries in developing and strengthening their poverty r...

Making AIDS Part of the Global Development Agenda

Making AIDS Part of the Global Development Agenda »

Source: Health and Development

Series: EXR Pamphlets

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 November 2004

ISBN: 9781589063419

Keywords: hiv, aids, hiv/aids, health care, public health

In the past two years, development thinking has undergone a major shift, from viewing AIDS as purely a health issue to acknowledging that it must be tackled as part of a broader development agenda. There is...

Multilateral Initiative: IMF Closely Involved in Drive to Relieve Global Food Crisis

Multilateral Initiative: IMF Closely Involved in Drive to Relieve Global Food Crisis »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 37, Issue 06

Volume/Issue: 37/6

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451967807

Keywords: food prices, food security, food crisis, food production, food shortage

Food Price Crisis, Inflation Risks, Mark Plant, IMF and the Food Crisis, Multilateral Initiative, Middle East Regional OUtllok, Emerging Markets' Resilience, Côte d'Ivoire's Comeback, Ghana's Financial Reforms, Isl...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014: Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Fostering Inclusive Growth

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014: Sub-Saharan Africa : Fostering Inclusive Growth »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2014

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475578942.086

ISBN: 9781475578942

The five Regional Economic Outlooks published biannually by the IMF cover Asia and Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Western Hemisphere. In each volume, recent econo...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2002
			: Making the Global Economy Work for All

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2002 : Making the Global Economy Work for All »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2002

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061637.011

ISBN: 9781589061637

Keywords: financial statements, poverty reduction, financial sector, conditionality, balance of payments, general resources account, capital markets, financial system, international capital, repayments

The Annual Report to the Board of Governors reviews the IMF's activities and policies during any given year. There are five chapters: (1) Overview, (2) Developments in the Global Economy and Financial Markets, (3)...

Reform at the IMF: Globalization Prompts Overhaul at IMF

Reform at the IMF: Globalization Prompts Overhaul at IMF »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 07

Volume/Issue: 35/7

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451968019

Keywords: international monetary fund, development economics, economic outlook, economic cooperation

2006 spring meetings preview; Reform at the IMF: Medium-Term Strategy; Global Financial Stability Report; World Economic Outlook: Oil and imbalances; Globalization and inflation; Puzzle of corporate saving; Profita...

Regional Integration in Africa: An Important Step Toward Global Integration

Regional Integration in Africa: An Important Step Toward Global Integration »

Source: Integration and Growth in a Globalized World Economy

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): Alassane Ouattara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 1999

ISBN: 9781557758477

Keywords: regional integration, world economy, trade liberalization, globalization, global integration

It is a great pleasure for me to participate in the first Conference of Ministers of Economy and Finance of French-Speaking Countries and to address such a distinguished audience. I shall take this opportuni...

Reviewing Some Early Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers in Africa

Reviewing Some Early Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers in Africa »

Source: Reviewing Some Early Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers in Africa

Volume/Issue: 2001/5

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Caroline Kende-Robb , and Alison Scott

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451972726

Keywords: Burkina Faso, Africa, Poverty, Mozambique, Mali, Gambia, The, Tanzania, Uganda, PRSP, poverty reduction

This paper reviews some early interim and full PRSPs for countries with which the authors worked during 1999-2000 (Uganda, Burkina Faso, Tanzania, Mozambique, Mali and The Gambia). The purpose of the review is to c...

Summit meetings Leaders call for cooperative effort to reduce debt and poverty, promote growth, liberalize trade

Summit meetings Leaders call for cooperative effort to reduce debt and poverty, promote growth, liberalize trade »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 15

Volume/Issue: 29/15

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451929744

Keywords: international financial, financial institutions, international financial institutions, globalization, financial system

The leaders of the Group of Seven and Group of Eight countries held summit meetings in Okinawa, Japan, on July 21–23. Two statements were issued at the meetings: the first, on July 21, by the leaders of the...

4 The Fight Against Poverty in Low-Income Countries

4 The Fight Against Poverty in Low-Income Countries »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2004 : Making the Global Economy Work for All

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063716

Keywords: financial statements, balance of payments, financial sector, debt sustainability, general resources account

The IMF’s goal in low-income countries is to help them achieve deep and lasting poverty reduction through policies that promote growth, generate employment, and target assistance to the poor. This aim is con...