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Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution

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Source: Finance & Development, June 2002

Volume/Issue: 39/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451952896

Keywords: poverty reduction, fiscal profligacy, fiscal policy, spending cuts

This paper highlights that despite unprecedented gains in living standards in some countries over the past few decades, poverty continues as a harsh reality in too much of the developing world. The causes lie in pa...

Financial Crises Prompt Consideration of Proposals to Strengthen the Global Financial System

Financial Crises Prompt Consideration of Proposals to Strengthen the Global Financial System »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1999

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451945232

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, loans, external debt

The continued repercussions of the Asian financial crisis and the spread of financial stress to Russia and Brazil posed complicated challenges for the IMF and the international community in 1998/99. Among th...

First Annual Research Conference: Participants address issues of IMF lending, poverty, and exchange rate regimes First Annual Research Conference held at IMF

First Annual Research Conference: Participants address issues of IMF lending, poverty, and exchange rate regimes First Annual Research Conference held at IMF »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 22

Volume/Issue: 29/22

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451925647

Keywords: transition countries, transition economies, current account, current account deficits, external debt

Following are edited excerpts from IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler’s remarks, as prepared for delivery at the conference “Completing Transition: The Main Challenges,” held in Vienna,...

17 Foreign Aid and Consumption Smoothing: Evidence from Global Food Aid

17 Foreign Aid and Consumption Smoothing: Evidence from Global Food Aid »

Source: Helping Countries Develop : The Role of Fiscal Policy

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Sanjeev Gupta , and Gabriela Inchauste

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063181

Keywords: food aid, expenditure, fiscal policy, public spending, per

1. Introduction The debate on aid effectiveness has largely focused on the impact of aggregate “development assistance” on economic growth or economic development more broadly (Easte...

Forum: Top scholars debate how to ignite and sustain growth

Forum: Top scholars debate how to ignite and sustain growth »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 04

Volume/Issue: 34/4

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451938340

Keywords: civil society, atomic energy, international atomic energy agency, nuclear power, civil society organizations

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Modification of Quantitative Performance Criteria—Informational Annex

Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Modification of Quantitative Performance Criteria—Informational Annex »

Source: Kyrgyz Republic : Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Modification of Quantitative Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kyrgyz Republic

Volume/Issue: 2007/195

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451821550

Keywords: debt, deficit, budget, interest

The paper discusses key findings of the Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) for the Kyrgyz Republic. Output is rebounding and inflation remains subdued. However, most end-December 2...

Genoa meeting: Group of Eight calls for decisive global action to help developing countries, especially Africa

Genoa meeting: Group of Eight calls for decisive global action to help developing countries, especially Africa »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 15

Volume/Issue: 30/15

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451929782

Keywords: industrial countries, poverty reduction, international monetary fund, debt relief

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Georgia: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion Informational Annex

Georgia: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion Informational Annex »

Source: Georgia : Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion-Staff Paper; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Georgia

Volume/Issue: 2007/107

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451814651

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, external debt, ministry of finance

This paper discusses key findings of the Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility for Georgia. Despite economic sanctions imposed by Russia in 2006, Georgia's economic growth continues to be str...

Georgia: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion—Staff Paper; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Georgia

Georgia: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion—Staff Paper; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Georgia »

Source: Georgia : Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion-Staff Paper; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Georgia

Volume/Issue: 2007/107

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451814651

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, external debt, ministry of finance

This paper discusses key findings of the Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility for Georgia. Despite economic sanctions imposed by Russia in 2006, Georgia's economic growth continues to be str...

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

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

Source: Georgia : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion

Volume/Issue: 2005/1

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451814569

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, expenditure management, public expenditure

The staff report for the First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility on Georgia highlights economic developments and policies. Growth has remained robust and inflat...