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Rwanda
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note

Rwanda : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2013/361

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475594249.002

ISBN: 9781475594249

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, national poverty line, poverty line, poverty reduction strategy paper

This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Rwanda. Rwanda's second Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS 2) covers FY2013/14-2017/18. It builds on the le...

Global Poverty Estimates

Global Poverty Estimates »

Source: Global Poverty Estimates : A Sensitivity Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2011/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Camelia Minoiu , and Shatakshee Dhongde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463922009

Keywords: global poverty, household surveys, international poverty line, poverty line, surveys, statistics, Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods, Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions

Current estimates of global poverty vary substantially across studies. In this paper we undertake a novel sensitivity analysis to highlight the importance of methodological choices in estimating global poverty. We...

Global Poverty Estimates
			: A Sensitivity Analysis

Global Poverty Estimates : A Sensitivity Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2011/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Camelia Minoiu , and Shatakshee Dhongde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463922009.001

ISBN: 9781463922009

Keywords: global poverty, household surveys, international poverty line, poverty line, surveys, statistics, Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods, Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions

Current estimates of global poverty vary substantially across studies. In this paper we undertake a novel sensitivity analysis to highlight the importance of methodological choices in estimating global poverty. We...

Global Relative Poverty

Global Relative Poverty »

Source: Global Relative Poverty

Volume/Issue: 2009/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lynge Nielsen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872408

Keywords: Relative poverty, global income inequality, poverty line, poverty analysis, official poverty,

The paper provides estimates of global relative poverty trends from 1970 onwards. Relative poverty is shown to have decreased significantly, but at the same time there has been a worsening poverty outcome among up...

Global Relative Poverty

Global Relative Poverty »

Volume/Issue: 2009/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lynge Nielsen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872408.001

ISBN: 9781451872408

Keywords: Relative poverty, global income inequality, poverty line, poverty analysis, official poverty,

The paper provides estimates of global relative poverty trends from 1970 onwards. Relative poverty is shown to have decreased significantly, but at the same time there has been a worsening poverty outcome among up...

Republic of Madagascar
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Republic of Madagascar : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2009/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451825480.002

ISBN: 9781451825480

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, national poverty line

This Joint Staff Advisory Note provides feedback from the World Bank and IMF staff on the first and second progress reports on the Madagascar Action Plan (MAP)-the poverty reduction and growth strategy for 2007-12....

Kernel Density Estimation Based on Grouped Data
			: The Case of Poverty Assessment

Kernel Density Estimation Based on Grouped Data : The Case of Poverty Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2008/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Camelia Minoiu , and Sanjay Reddy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870411.001

ISBN: 9781451870411

Keywords: kernel density estimation, grouped data, statistics, poverty line, survey, surveys, household surveys,

We analyze the performance of kernel density methods applied to grouped data to estimate poverty (as applied in Sala-i-Martin, 2006, QJE). Using Monte Carlo simulations and household surveys, we find that the techn...

Haiti
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

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

Volume/Issue: 2008/114

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451817713.002

ISBN: 9781451817713

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, poverty line

A key challenge of the macroeconomic program is to increase domestic revenue mobilization to help support the higher levels of public spending for investment and basic services. For the current fiscal year, the aut...

Burundi
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Burundi : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2007/109

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451802931.002

ISBN: 9781451802931

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, social services, poverty line

This Joint Staff Advisory Note provides comments and advice on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP), plans for its implementation, and priorities for strengthening it, including through annual progress repor...

Haiti
			: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Haiti : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2007/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451817676.002

ISBN: 9781451817676

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, poverty line, implementation capacity

This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP) for Haiti. The I-PRSP outlines the main areas of actions envisaged by the authorities to reduce poverty as well as the...