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Burundi
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Burundi : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2009/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803006.002

ISBN: 9781451803006

Keywords: primary school, poverty reduction strategy, primary education, primary school enrollments

This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Annual Progress Report (APR) for Burundi. Slow implementation of structural reforms, a sharp decline in coffee production, and the unst...

Republic of Tajikistan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

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

Volume/Issue: 2009/83

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451837186.002

ISBN: 9781451837186

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, external debt, debt management strategy, poverty analysis

This Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Republic of Tajikistan's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper discusses economic development and policies. The authorities are working on enhancing Tajikistan's investment climate...

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....

Grenada
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Preparation Status Report

Grenada : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Preparation Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/354

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451816525.002

ISBN: 9781451816525

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, social safety net, impact of policies

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) of Grenada outline the issues raised in the Joint Staff Assessment. In the area of poverty diagnostics, a more detailed discussion of poverty based on updated poverty d...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2008/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822991.002

ISBN: 9781451822991

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, pro-poor growth

Liberia's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper highlights the civil war as the underlying cause of extreme poverty. A major challenge for the government is to attract more donor aid and private investment in the provis...

Cape Verde
			: Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper II (2008-11) Joint Staff Advisory Note

Cape Verde : Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper II (2008-11) Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2008/244

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451809497.002

ISBN: 9781451809497

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, fiscal policy, decentralization, financial management

This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-II for Cape Verde. Important progress was made in poverty reduction, but rural poverty still remains high. The strategy reports that Ca...

Benin
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report

Benin : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/234

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803570.002

ISBN: 9781451803570

Keywords: apr, poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, macroeconomic framework, implementation capacity

This Joint Staff Advisory Note reviews the latest Annual Progress Report (APR) on the implementation of the poverty reduction strategy (PRS) for Benin. The APR assesses progress in implementing the strategy during...

Burkina Faso
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report

Burkina Faso : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/212

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803969.002

ISBN: 9781451803969

Keywords: young people, vocational training, primary education, social protection, secondary education, Mining secto, Poverty Reduction Strategy Papersr,

This annual progress report reviews Burkina Faso's Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs). The regional integration dynamics was considered as an action variable that allowed Burkina Faso to better insert itself...

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...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2008/193

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451800395.002

ISBN: 9781451800395

Keywords: fiscal sustainability, poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, household survey, macroeconomic framework

According to the national household survey conducted during the summer and autumn of 2005, poverty in Afghanistan (headcount rate) is about 33 percent. Economic performance since the fall of the Taliban regime has...