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Food security and poverty in LDCs: Raising incomes, not just food supplies, is the key

Food security and poverty in LDCs: Raising incomes, not just food supplies, is the key »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1985

Volume/Issue: 22/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1985

ISBN: 9781616353636

Keywords: exchange, exchange rate, exchange rates, finance, balance of payments

This paper elaborates the introduction of surveillance that gave the IMF broader responsibilities with respect to oversight of its members' policies than existed under the par value system. The IMF's purview has be...

Foreign Aid and Poverty Reduction

Foreign Aid and Poverty Reduction »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1990

Volume/Issue: 27/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451952063

Keywords: social services, social conditions, social sectors, reducing poverty, human resource development

Providing economic opportunities for the poor and building up their capacity to take advantage of those opportunities can help reduce poverty and ensure sustainable growth...

From the Editor: Haves and Have Less

From the Editor: Haves and Have Less »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2011

ISBN: 9781451953633

Keywords: bond, economic crisis, global economic crisis, financial sector, debt crisis

All for One examines inequality and the many ways it matters. In our overview article, the World bank's Branko Milanovic explains how income inequality is measured and tells us that it's increased in most countries...

Harnessing Diasporas: Africa can tap some of its millions of emigrants to help development efforts

Harnessing Diasporas: Africa can tap some of its millions of emigrants to help development efforts »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2011

ISBN: 9781451953633

Keywords: bond, economic crisis, global economic crisis, financial sector, debt crisis

All for One examines inequality and the many ways it matters. In our overview article, the World bank's Branko Milanovic explains how income inequality is measured and tells us that it's increased in most countries...

The Inequality Trap: Why equity must be central to development policy

The Inequality Trap: Why equity must be central to development policy »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2005

Volume/Issue: 42/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451954050

Keywords: remittances, photography, facsimile, development impact of remittances, impact of remittances

This paper reviews the resurgence of Latin America. The paper highlights that much of the region has witnessed a swift and robust recovery from the successive financial crises of 2001-02. Within two years, the regi...

Integrated Regional Development: A heavy concentration of agricultural, educational, and infrastructure projects in one backward region can help to overcome a heritage of rural poverty and underemployment.

Integrated Regional Development: A heavy concentration of agricultural, educational, and infrastructure projects in one backward region can help to overcome a heritage of rural poverty and underemployment. »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1973

Volume/Issue: 10/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1973

ISBN: 9781616353124

Keywords: economic development, temperate zone, soils, tropical soils, tropical areas

This paper reviews the influence of the tropical climate on economic development. The paper highlights that the effect of climate is clearly not the only ruling constraint on economic development. It is claimed tha...

International Trade and Poverty Alleviation

International Trade and Poverty Alleviation »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2001

Volume/Issue: 38/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451951974

Keywords: globalization, external financing, oil prices, trade liberalization, international trade

This paper examines how Africa can reposition itself to take full advantage of globalization-while minimizing the risks in the process-to accelerate economic growth and reduce poverty. The paper highlights that Afr...

Land and Poverty in Reforming East Asia

Land and Poverty in Reforming East Asia »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2008

Volume/Issue: 45/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2008

ISBN: 9781451922394

Keywords: low-income countries, international monetary fund, emerging markets, financial markets, monetary policy

The September 2008 issue examines key issues facing low-income countries, including how they should respond to high oil and food prices. Some African economies are now successfully attracting international investor...

Latin America and the Caribbean: Poverty Reduction

Latin America and the Caribbean: Poverty Reduction »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2000

Volume/Issue: 37/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451953251

Keywords: international financial, financial markets, indebted countries, debt crisis

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

Latin America: Spreading the Wealth: Poverty and inequality have declined in Latin America in recent years, but there is a lot more to do

Latin America: Spreading the Wealth: Poverty and inequality have declined in Latin America in recent years, but there is a lot more to do »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2011

ISBN: 9781451953527

Keywords: international monetary fund, debt, financial markets, public debt, public investment in infrastructure

Latin America: An End to Boom and Bust? covers prospects in that region, which has managed to sustain a decade of prosperity after a history of boom and bust cycles. In our cover story, Nicolás Eyzaguirre, Director...