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Inequality and Unsustainable Growth
			: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Inequality and Unsustainable Growth : Two Sides of the Same Coin? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/8

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , and Andrew Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463926564.006

ISBN: 9781463926564

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Economic growth, Emerging markets, Income distribution, Poverty reduction, sustainable growth, per capita income, external debt, external shocks

This note raises the IMF’s profile on a number of issues related to inequality, unemployment, governance, etc. It builds on earlier empirical work that examined correlations between growth downbreaks/duratio...

Inequality and Unsustainable Growth

Inequality and Unsustainable Growth »

Source: Inequality and Unsustainable Growth : Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Volume/Issue: 2011/8

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , and Andrew Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2011

ISBN: 9781463926564

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Economic growth, Emerging markets, Income distribution, Poverty reduction, sustainable growth, per capita income, external debt, external shocks

This note raises the IMF’s profile on a number of issues related to inequality, unemployment, governance, etc. It builds on earlier empirical work that examined correlations between growth downbreaks/duratio...

Sierra Leone
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Sierra Leone : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2005/191

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451834505.002

ISBN: 9781451834505

Keywords: food security, expenditure, per, mtef, expenditures

This paper examines Sierra Leone's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). Sierra Leone's PRSP considers a number of short- to medium-term challenges that should not only impact immediately on the living condition...

Kenya
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Kenya : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2005/10

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451821123.002

ISBN: 9781451821123

Keywords: expenditure, mtef, poverty reduction strategy, per, public expenditure

The Joint Staff Assessment (JSA) of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report on Kenya reviews poverty reduction strategy. The Investment Program for the Economic Recovery Strategy for Wealth and Employm...

Tanzania
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Tanzania : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2003/306

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451838428.002

ISBN: 9781451838428

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, expenditure, poverty monitoring, poverty reduction strategy paper, per

This paper summarizes the Joint Staff Assessment (JSA) on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) of Tanzania. It analyzes the second Poverty Reduction Strategy Progress Report, and confirms that Tanzania conti...

Chad
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Chad : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2003/209

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836400.002

ISBN: 9781451836400

Keywords: per, expenditure, poverty reduction strategy, fiscal policy, poverty line

The national poverty reduction strategy (NPRS) is the concrete manifestation of the government's commitment with respect to Chad's eligibility under the enhanced highly indebted poor countries (EHIPC) initiative. T...

Azerbaijan Republic
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Azerbaijan Republic : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2003/129

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451802610.002

ISBN: 9781451802610

Keywords: expenditure, poverty reduction strategy, per, macroeconomic framework, poverty reduction strategy paper

This paper presents the Joint Staff Assessment of the State Program on Poverty Reduction and Economic Development 2003-2005 (SPPRED)-the first full Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) of Azerbaijan. The SPPRED...

Poverty in a Wealthy Economy
			: The Case of Nigeria

Poverty in a Wealthy Economy : The Case of Nigeria »

Volume/Issue: 2002/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sudharshan Canagarajah , and Saji Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853803.001

ISBN: 9781451853803

Keywords: Targeting, poverty line, changes in poverty, per capita expenditure, incidence of poverty, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper describes the nature and evolution of poverty in Nigeria between 1985 and 1992. It highlights the potential wealth of the Nigerian economy and examines how the economic policies pursued in the 1980s and...

Poverty in a Wealthy Economy

Poverty in a Wealthy Economy »

Source: Poverty in a Wealthy Economy : The Case of Nigeria

Volume/Issue: 2002/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sudharshan Canagarajah , and Saji Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451853803

Keywords: Targeting, poverty line, changes in poverty, per capita expenditure, incidence of poverty, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper describes the nature and evolution of poverty in Nigeria between 1985 and 1992. It highlights the potential wealth of the Nigerian economy and examines how the economic policies pursued in the 1980s and...

Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Reduction
			: Stylized Facts and an Overview of Research

Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Reduction : Stylized Facts and an Overview of Research »

Volume/Issue: 2001/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Cashin , Catherine Pattillo , Ratna Sahay , and Paolo Mauro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451855708.001

ISBN: 9781451855708

Keywords: Macroeconomic policies, trade liberalization, distribution of income, external debt, per capita income, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Comparative Studies of Countries,

This paper provides a brief and selective overview of research on the links between macroeconomic policies and poverty reduction. Using the Human Development Index as a measure of well-being, the progress made by 1...