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Lesotho
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Status Report

Lesotho : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/386

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451823806.002

ISBN: 9781451823806

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, data collection, reduction strategy

This Joint Staff Assessment reviews the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Status Report for Lesotho. The report states that the authorities are in the final stages of completing the PRSP and expect to submit...

Lesotho
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Lesotho : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2003/171

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451823776.002

ISBN: 9781451823776

Keywords: national vision, poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, public sector, welfare indicator

This paper examines Lesotho's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Progress Report for the period between January and December 2002. The achievements demonstrate that the government of Lesotho has reaffirmed its...

Lesotho
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Status Report

Lesotho : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/385

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451823790.002

ISBN: 9781451823790

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

This paper reviews Lesotho's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Status Report. The main activities undertaken between July 2003 and June 2004 included a costing exercise that analyzed all of the proposed activ...

Lesotho
			: Sixth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria

Lesotho : Sixth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2004/387

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451823813.002

ISBN: 9781451823813

Keywords: debt, central bank, budget, interest, public sector

This paper examines Lesotho's Sixth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria. Real GDP growth slowed to 31/4 percent in 2003/04 (...

Lesotho
			: Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Performance Criteria

Lesotho : Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2002/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451823769.002

ISBN: 9781451823769

Keywords: central bank, debt, budget, accountant general, public sector

This paper assesses Lesotho's Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Performance Criteria. The government has declared a state of famine that is a...

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth
			: Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Mumtaz Hussain , Monique Newiak , Vimal Thakoor , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484382349.001

ISBN: 9781484382349

Keywords: Income inequality, gender inequality, economic growth, and sub-Saharan Africa

A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that inequality-income or gender related-can impede economic growth. Using dynamic panel regressions and new time series data, this paper finds that both income and gen...

3. Inequality and Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

3. Inequality and Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Sub-Saharan Africa has among the highest levels of inequality—both income and gender—in the world, even after accounting for the lower levels of per capita income in the region. With growing international ev...

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth »

Source: Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Mumtaz Hussain , Monique Newiak , Vimal Thakoor , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484382349

Keywords: Income inequality, gender inequality, economic growth, and sub-Saharan Africa

A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that inequality-income or gender related-can impede economic growth. Using dynamic panel regressions and new time series data, this paper finds that both income and gen...

Kingdom of Lesotho: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, Prioritization, and Cost Matrix

Kingdom of Lesotho: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, Prioritization, and Cost Matrix »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, Prioritization, and Cost Matrix

Volume/Issue: 2006/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451978049

Keywords: education, youth, primary education, basic education, formal education

This Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for the Kingdom of Lesotho presents a determined plan in pursuance of high and sustainable equity-based economic growth. It contains medium-term objectives and strategies to ad...

Kingdom of Lesotho: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, Prioritization, and Cost Matrix

Kingdom of Lesotho: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, Prioritization, and Cost Matrix »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, Prioritization, and Cost Matrix

Volume/Issue: 2006/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451978049

Keywords: education, youth, primary education, basic education, formal education

This Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for the Kingdom of Lesotho presents a determined plan in pursuance of high and sustainable equity-based economic growth. It contains medium-term objectives and strategies to ad...