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Financial Inclusion and Stability In Africa’s Middle-Income Countries Including Namibia

Financial Inclusion and Stability In Africa’s Middle-Income Countries Including Namibia »

Source: Namibia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475580396

Keywords: Financial stability, Economic growth, Productivity, Political economy, Namibia, Selected issues, Fiscal reforms, tfp, labor market, labor force

This Selected Issues paper analyzes policies that can raise potential growth in small middle-income countries (SMICs) of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The findings suggest that although macroeconomic stability and trad...

4 Growth-Oriented Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Outcomes

4 Growth-Oriented Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Outcomes »

Source: 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

ISBN: 9781589060173

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

Since the emphasis of this pamphlet is on the role of macroeconomic policy in supporting a country’s poverty reduction strategy, the discussion of macroeconomic policies in this section focuses on countries...

III Key Features I and 2: Broad Ownership and Participation and Embedding the PRGF in the Overall Strategy for Growth and Poverty Reduction

III Key Features I and 2: Broad Ownership and Participation and Embedding the PRGF in the Overall Strategy for Growth and Poverty Reduction »

Source: Is the PRGF Living Up to Expectations?

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Gabriela Inchauste , Nita Thacker , Thomas Dorsey , Shamsuddin Tareq , Emanuele Baldacci , Sanjeev Gupta , and Mark Plant

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061125

Keywords: conditionality, pem, poverty reduction, structural conditionality, public spending

The interrelated key features 1 and 2 set out several aspects of the expected relationship between the PRGF-supported program and the PRSP. Specifically. PRGF-supported programs should be consistent with, an...

Benin
			: Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Benin : Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2007/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803501.002

ISBN: 9781451803501

Keywords: reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, vulnerable groups

The Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (SCRP) for Benin explains growth strategy for poverty reduction. The SCRP emphasizes the importance of addressing governance, transparency, and corruption. Capacity for b...

Burkina Faso
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Burkina Faso : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2005/342

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803846.002

ISBN: 9781451803846

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, macroeconomic framework, evaluation system

The Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper on Burkina Faso reviews poverty trends, characteristics, and strategies for its reduction. The macroeconomic framework is based on an ave...

Burkina Faso
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report Joint Staff Advisory Note

Burkina Faso : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2008/213

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803976.002

ISBN: 9781451803976

Keywords: apr, reduction strategy, pro-poor, social services

This annual progress report reviews the joint staff advisory note on Burkina Faso's Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs). IMF staff highlights the importance of increasing public revenue mobilization and stren...

Burkina Faso
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Burkina Faso : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2007/321

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803938.002

ISBN: 9781451803938

Keywords: apr, poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, basic social services

This Joint Staff Advisory Note reviews the sixth annual progress report (APR) on the implementation of Burkina Faso's Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS). The APR notes that poverty has been further reduced to an esti...

Burkina Faso
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report-Joint Staff Assessment

Burkina Faso : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report-Joint Staff Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2004/79

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803747.002

ISBN: 9781451803747

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, social services, household survey

Despite severe exogenous shocks, the macroeconomic program remained broadly on track, and several social indicators, particularly in the area of basic education, progressed. A variety of measures have been successf...

Burundi
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report

Burundi : Joint Staff Advisory Note of Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451975338.002

ISBN: 9781451975338

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, information base

The Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Preparation Status Report (PSR) on Burundi explains progress in developing the full PRSP as set out in the PSR. The PSR describes...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2004/36

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451802856.002

ISBN: 9781451802856

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

The poverty reduction strategy program summarizes the current state of knowledge on poverty in Burundi derived from the participatory process and national consultations. The paper describes Burundi's serious povert...