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Financial Development and Poverty Reduction

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Source: 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

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...

How Large Are Global Energy Subsidies?

How Large Are Global Energy Subsidies? »

Source: How Large Are Global Energy Subsidies?

Volume/Issue: 2015/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , Ian Parry , Louis Sears , and Baoping Shang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2015

ISBN: 9781513532196

Keywords: energy subsidies, efficient taxation, deadweight loss, revenue, subsidies, tax, vehicle, traffic, subsidy, Demand and Supply

This paper provides a comprehensive, updated picture of energy subsidies at the global and regional levels. It focuses on the broad notion of post-tax energy subsidies, which arise when consumer prices are below su...

Pakistan
			: Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation, Ninth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria

Pakistan : Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation, Ninth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2004/411

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830637.002

ISBN: 9781451830637

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

This paper focuses on Pakistan's 2004 Article IV Consultation, Ninth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF), and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria (P...

Pakistan
			: Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, and Request for Waivers of Performance Criteria

Pakistan : Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, and Request for Waivers of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2002/246

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830521.002

ISBN: 9781451830521

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, public debt, deficit

The economic outlook remains clouded by regional and domestic security concerns. Real GDP growth and inflation were broadly in line with program projections in 2001-02. The balance of payments position unproved fas...

Pakistan
			: Eighth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waivers and Modification of Performance Criteria

Pakistan : Eighth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waivers and Modification of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2004/211

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830545.002

ISBN: 9781451830545

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

This paper assesses Pakistan's Eighth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and Request for Waivers and Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs). Implement...

Pakistan
			: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria

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

Volume/Issue: 2003/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830576.002

ISBN: 9781451830576

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, grants, deficit

This paper examines Pakistan's Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria. Although most ref...

Pakistan
			: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF), and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria

Pakistan : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF), and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2002/82

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830446.002

ISBN: 9781451830446

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

This paper evaluates Pakistan's First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and a Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria. Developments i...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2003/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830491.002

ISBN: 9781451830491

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, deficit, tax administration

This paper examines Pakistan's Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion. Progress on the structural front throug...

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...