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Chapter 4. Pension Reform and Equity: The Impact on Poverty of Reducing Pension Benefits

Chapter 4. Pension Reform and Equity: The Impact on Poverty of Reducing Pension Benefits »

Source: Equitable and Sustainable Pensions : Challenges and Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Frank Eich , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2014

ISBN: 9781616359508

Keywords: pension, pensions, benefits, pension system, retirement age

Introduction A primary objective of public pension systems is to provide adequate levels of retirement income to ensure that people are not at risk of poverty in old age. On average,...

Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2005/246

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451837308.002

ISBN: 9781451837308

Keywords: ndp, service delivery, institutional capacity, administrative costs

The Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. It highlights that the authorities are presenting Timor-Leste's National Development...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2004/394

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822489.002

ISBN: 9781451822489

Keywords: expenditure, expenditure management, public expenditure, civil service

The Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report for the Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) reviews the strengths and weaknesses of poverty reduction objectives and s...

17 Does Corruption Affect Income Inequality and Poverty?

17 Does Corruption Affect Income Inequality and Poverty? »

Source: Governance, Corruption, and Economic Performance

Series: Books

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , and George Abed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061163

Keywords: decentralization, military spending, military, tax revenue, government expenditure

1. Introduction Government officials may use their authority for private gain in designing and implementing public policies. This phenomenon—defined broadly as corruption (Tanzi, 199...

Part IV Corruption, Income Distribution, and Poverty

Part IV Corruption, Income Distribution, and Poverty »

Source: Governance, Corruption, and Economic Performance

Series: Books

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , and George Abed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061163

Keywords: decentralization, military spending, military, tax revenue, government expenditure

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Africa
			: Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758293.071

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

Sub-Saharan Africa needs much faster economic growth and more effective economic, financial, and social policies if it is to make up for lost ground and reduce the number of people living in abject poverty. Edited...

Toward a New Financial Architecture for a Globalized World

Toward a New Financial Architecture for a Globalized World »

Source: Navigating Stormy, Uncharted Waters

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): Michel Camdessus

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1998

ISBN: 9781557757623

Keywords: good governance, financial sector, international capital markets, capital flows, capital markets

The Group of Seven/Group of Eight Summit will be held in Birmingham next week. High on the Summit agenda will be the issue of how to renovate the architecture of the international financial system in the fac...

THE GLOBAL ECONOMY

THE GLOBAL ECONOMY »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

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International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998 »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757654.011

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

The Annual Report to the Board of Governors reviews the IMF's activities, policies, and liquidity position during the financial year (May 1, 1997 through April 30, 1998), as well as developments in the world econom...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1978

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1978 »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1978

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351908.011

ISBN: 9781616351908

Keywords: exchange rate, balance of payments, repurchases, current account, foreign exchange

This paper reviews key findings of the IMF's Annual Report for the fiscal year ended April 30, 1978. The report highlights that the period since the previous Annual Report-the third year of recovery from the most s...