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The World Bank and poverty in the 1980s: Has the Bank wavered in its commitment?

The World Bank and poverty in the 1980s: Has the Bank wavered in its commitment? »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1986

Volume/Issue: 23/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1986

ISBN: 9781616353667

Keywords: farmers, farm, farming, world markets, agricultural exports

This paper examines the trade and pricing policies in world agriculture. In the United States, the government pays farmers not to grow cereals and in the European Community, farmers are paid to grow more. Many have...

Re-Examining Urban Poverty and Employment: Improved Incomes and Labor Productivity Hold The Key to Better Results

Re-Examining Urban Poverty and Employment: Improved Incomes and Labor Productivity Hold The Key to Better Results »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1986

Volume/Issue: 23/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1986

ISBN: 9781616353643

Keywords: external financing, external debt, debt problems, domestic savings, world economy

This paper examines adjustment, growth, and the IMF's role. Under the Baker plan, the IMF would continue to play a central role in dealing with the economic imbalances and the debt problems that countries face, a r...

The World Bank and the world’s poorest-VI: The sixth article in a continuing series that explains how the Bank is responding to the challenge of finding ways to reduce poverty in member countries

The World Bank and the world’s poorest-VI: The sixth article in a continuing series that explains how the Bank is responding to the challenge of finding ways to reduce poverty in member countries »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1979

Volume/Issue: 16/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1979

ISBN: 9781616353377

Keywords: monetary fund, monetary system, international monetary system, reserve asset, inflation

This paper highlights that in the first quarter of 1979, the IMF took further steps to enhance its ability to promote orderly world economic growth with reasonable price stability as a means of achieving a stable s...

The World Bank and the world’s poorest: III: The Bank and rural poverty

The World Bank and the world’s poorest: III: The Bank and rural poverty »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1978

Volume/Issue: 15/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1978

ISBN: 9781616353353

Keywords: balance of payments, capital increase, trading system, bond issues

This paper highlights that the 1978 World Bank Annual Meeting, held in Washington, D.C. during September 25-28, 1978, emphasized that greater efforts need to be made by both developed and developing countries, on d...

Development and Income Distribution: Economic growth has been accompanied by increasing inequality in many developing countries. But a strategy of “nibbling” at the problems of income distribution through financial and technical assistance seems promising.

Development and Income Distribution: Economic growth has been accompanied by increasing inequality in many developing countries. But a strategy of “nibbling” at the problems of income distribution through financial and technical assistance seems promising. »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1973

Volume/Issue: 10/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1973

ISBN: 9781616353131

Keywords: income distribution, per capita income, income groups, distribution of income

This paper focuses on the subject of development and income distribution, and suggests a method whereby economic development can be skewed in favor of the poor. The paper underscores that improvements in the distri...