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Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy »

Volume/Issue: 2012/8

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): David Coady , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504828.006

ISBN: 9781475504828

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Developed countries, Developing countries, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Income inequality, Income distribution, Taxation, Unemployment, tax

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...

United Republic of Tanzania
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

United Republic of Tanzania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2012/118

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503722.002

ISBN: 9781475503722

Keywords: service delivery, financial management, social protection, public financial management, budget allocation, Tanzania, United Republic of,

This Joint Staff Advisory Note reviews Tanzania's Second National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty (NSGRP-MKUKUTA II) (2010/11-2014/15). MKUKUTA II provides an operational framework for achieving the Mi...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012, Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Sustaining Growth amid Global Uncertainty

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012, Sub-Saharan Africa : Sustaining Growth amid Global Uncertainty »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352493.086

ISBN: 9781616352493

Keywords: exchange rate, exporters, exchange rate pegs, banking, inflation

Sub-Saharan Africa continues to record strong economic growth, despite the weaker global economic environment. Regional output rose by 5 percent in 2011, with growth set to increase slightly in 2012, helped by stil...

Kingdom of Lesotho
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  National Strategic Development Plan

Kingdom of Lesotho : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: National Strategic Development Plan »

Volume/Issue: 2012/102

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503241.002

ISBN: 9781475503241

Keywords: hiv, service delivery, maternal mortality, mortality rate, legal frameworks

This paper describes the Kingdom of Lesotho's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP) 2012/13-2016/17. NSDP recognizes, as a point of departure, the need and urgency for Leso...

Guinée-Rapport de mise en œuvre de la stratégie de réduction de la pauvreté Rapport d'avancement annuel
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report

Guinée-Rapport de mise en œuvre de la stratégie de réduction de la pauvreté Rapport d'avancement annuel : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2012/61

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2012

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503029.002

ISBN: 9781475503029

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Guinea
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report

Guinea : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2012/61

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502534.002

ISBN: 9781475502534

Keywords: food security, food insecurity, living conditions, social services, social protection

Guinea's 2007-10 Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper is intended to reestablish strong, sustainable economic growth in a favorable political and institutional context. The percentage of underweight children under age...

Liberia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report

Liberia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2012/45

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463941055.002

ISBN: 9781463941055

Keywords: roads, civil service, paved roads, judiciary

This report assesses the design, implementation, and effectiveness of Liberia's first Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS). The PRS described the objectives for each pillar and sector, often with numerical projections,...

Kenya
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Progress Report

Kenya : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2012/10

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463931896.002

ISBN: 9781463931896

Keywords: mtef, primary school, primary education, expenditure, net enrollment ratio

This progress report focuses on Medium-Term Plan (MTP) implementation by 2011 in Kenya, including specific progress on the attainment of MDG goals. The report presents the updated MTP program for 2012-13, including...

Mali
			: Poverty Reduction and Strategy Paper-2010 Progress Report

Mali : Poverty Reduction and Strategy Paper-2010 Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2011/372

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 December 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463929169.002

ISBN: 9781463929169

Keywords: local authorities, civil society, poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy

This 2010 Progress Report on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) focuses on the poverty condition in Mali. The incidence of poverty in Mali fell from 55.6 percent in 2001 to 43.6 percent in 2010. Over the p...

Guinea-Bissau
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Guinea-Bissau : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2011/352

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463927950.002

ISBN: 9781463927950

Keywords: public financial management, expenditure management, expenditure, public administration, mtef

This paper presents the Joint Staff Advisory Note on Guinea-Bissau's Second National Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP II) covering 2011-15. The PRSP II, adopted by the government in July 2011, provides the fr...