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Back to Basics: The Global War on Poverty: Who’s Winning?

Back to Basics: The Global War on Poverty: Who’s Winning? »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2003

Volume/Issue: 40/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451952018

Keywords: country inequality, infant mortality, mortality rate, life expectancy, world inequality

This paper describes why the international community needs to act now to stand a chance of meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The paper gives example of Ethiopia, one of the poorest countries in the w...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Fifth Review under the Three-Year Arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility—Informational Annex

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Fifth Review under the Three-Year Arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility—Informational Annex »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2008/95

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451835144

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, central bank, debt relief

Economic activity continues to be robust in 2007, driven by foreign investment in tourism-related construction and services. The central bank (BCSTP) strengthened its efforts to control liquidity growth. Progress o...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility—Staff Report; and Press Release on the Executive Board Consideration

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility—Staff Report; and Press Release on the Executive Board Consideration »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-Staff Report; and Press Release on the Executive Board Consideration

Volume/Issue: 2006/400

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451835113

Keywords: debt, central bank, external debt, budget, interest, Sao Tome and Principe,

In 2005, the overall macroeconomic performance was broadly satisfactory, notwithstanding an increase in inflation. All performance criteria were met. Structural reforms advanced, and delays in preparing feasibility...

Democratic republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Democratic republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Democratic republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2006/349

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451835106

Keywords: debt, central bank, external debt, interest, debt service, Sao Tome and Principe,

São Tomé and Príncipe pursued economic reforms and tried to reduce poverty amidst macroeconomic imbalances under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) program. Executive Directors supported the authoriti...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Staff Report for the 2008 Article IV Consultation and Sixth Review under the Three-Year Arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility—Informational Annex

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Staff Report for the 2008 Article IV Consultation and Sixth Review under the Three-Year Arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility—Informational Annex »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : 2008 Article IV Consultation and Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waivers of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2008/307

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451835182

Keywords: debt, budget, central bank, interest, debt relief, Sao Tome and Principe,

The 2008 Article IV Consultation with the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe and sixth review under the three-year arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility discusses policies and exchan...

Democratic Republic Of São Tomé and Princípe: Third Review of the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria, and Modification and Deletion of Performance Criteria—Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Democratic Republic Of São Tomé and Princípe: Third Review of the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria, and Modification and Deletion of Performance Criteria—Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Source: Democratic Republic Of São Tomé and Princípe : Third Review of the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria, and Modification and Deletion of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2007/102

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451835120

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, external debt, Sao Tome and Principe,

This paper discusses key findings of the Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility for São Tomé and Príncipe. Structural reforms are progressing. Five of six structural benchmarks through Septemb...

Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Promoting Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa : Promoting Inclusive and Sustainable Growth »

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , Ahmat Jidoud , Monique Newiak , Bozena Radzewicz-Bak , and Misa Takebe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475532401.087

ISBN: 9781475532401

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Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Exchange Rates and Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa

Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Exchange Rates and Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume: 09

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Stella Kaendera , S. V. S. Dixit , and Nabil Ben Ltaifa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462389889.087

ISBN: 9781462389889

Keywords: Exchange rate stability, Exchange rates, exchange rate, foreign exchange, global financial crisis, foreign exchange market

This paper studies the evolution of the exchange rates of sub-Saharan African currencies in the context of the global financial crisis. In particular, it analyzes the reasons behind the differences in the magnitude...

Dialogue with Angus Deaton: When numbers don’t tell the full story about poverty in India and the world

Dialogue with Angus Deaton: When numbers don’t tell the full story about poverty in India and the world »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 13

Volume/Issue: 31/13

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451930795

Keywords: debt, debt sustainability, bilateral donors, debt relief, debt reduction, Group of Eight summit,

Leaders of the Group of Eight countries gathered in Kananaskis, Canada, June 26–27, for a summit that focused on terrorism, the global economy, and building a new partnership for Africa’s development....

The Disconcerting Pyramids of Poverty and Inequality of Sub-Saharan Africa

The Disconcerting Pyramids of Poverty and Inequality of Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: The Disconcerting Pyramids of Poverty and Inequality of Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2005/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paulo Lopes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860665

Keywords: inequality, social expenditure, HIV/AIDS, life expectancy, infant mortality, hiv, General Welfare, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty,

Poverty and inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) should not be ascertained only on the basis of scarce and unreliable income distribution statistics, but should also take into account social conditions. Recent, w...