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Zimbabwe
			: Zimbabwe: Settlement of Overdue Financial Obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust,Lifting of Declaration of Noncooperation, Lifting of Restriction on Fund Technical Assistance, and Restoration of Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust Eligibility-Press Release; and Staff Report

Zimbabwe : Zimbabwe: Settlement of Overdue Financial Obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust,Lifting of Declaration of Noncooperation, Lifting of Restriction on Fund Technical Assistance, and Restoration of Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust Eligibility-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2016/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475561258.002

ISBN: 9781475561258

Keywords: Press releases, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Payments arrears, Noncooperation with Fund, Overdue obligations, Zimbabwe, Staff Reports, Settlement of overdue obligations, Sub-Saharan Africa, Technical Assistance

This paper discusses Zimbabwe's Settlement of Overdue Financial Obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT), Lifting of Declaration of Noncooperation, Lifting of Restriction on IMF technical assist...

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
			: Selected Issues

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2015/326

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513547725.002

ISBN: 9781513547725

Keywords: poverty, income, inequality, poverty reduction, income inequality

This Selected Issues paper reviews the evolution of inequality in Ethiopia and discusses the role of various macroeconomic policies as well as structural factors. With a Gini coefficient of 30, Ethiopia remains amo...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2015
			: Tackling Challenges Together

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2015 : Tackling Challenges Together »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475544886.011

ISBN: 9781475544886

Keywords: debt, imf, tax, interest, investment

The past year has been a time of unexpected challenges for the international community. Amid the continued focus on spurring stronger and more inclusive growth and strengthening global cooperation, the IMF faced ec...

Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Inequality and Fiscal Policy »

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Ruud Mooij , Sanjeev Gupta , and Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513567754.071

ISBN: 9781513567754

Keywords: income, tax, taxes, revenue, health

The sizeable increase in income inequality experienced in advanced economies and many parts of the world since the 1990s and the severe consequences of the global economic and financial crisis have brought distribu...

Global Implications of Lower Oil Prices

Global Implications of Lower Oil Prices »

Volume/Issue: 2015/15

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Aasim Husain , Rabah Arezki , Peter Breuer , Vikram Haksar , Thomas Helbling , Paulo Medas , and Martin Sommer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513532417.006

ISBN: 9781513532417

Keywords: Oil price, fuel taxes and subsidies, fiscal vulnerabilities, external vulnerabilities, exchange rate regime, oil, prices, price, oil prices, energy

The sharp drop in oil prices is one of the most important global economic developments over the past year. The SDN finds that (i) supply factors have played a somewhat larger role than demand factors in driving the...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Executive Summary of Progress Report

Côte d'Ivoire : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Executive Summary of Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2015/148

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513596310.002

ISBN: 9781513596310

Keywords: progress, local community, national development plan, national development, vulnerable groups

This paper discusses the progress made on Côte d'Ivoire's National Development Plan (PND) 2012-15. In the area of planning, the 2012-13 PND served to move planning to the forefront of public action. In addition, th...

Chad
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note on the 2013 Monitoring Report of the National Development Plan 2013-15

Chad : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note on the 2013 Monitoring Report of the National Development Plan 2013-15 »

Volume/Issue: 2015/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 May 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475588859.002

ISBN: 9781475588859

Keywords: poverty reduction, budget, poverty reduction strategy, national development, services

This Joint Staff Advisory Note discusses progress in implementing Chad's National Development Plan (NDP) in 2013. The NDP was overall satisfactorily implemented in 2013. By end 2013, about two-thirds of strategic i...

Fiscal Monitor, April 2015
			: Now Is the Time:  Fiscal Policies for Sustainable Growth

Fiscal Monitor, April 2015 : Now Is the Time: Fiscal Policies for Sustainable Growth »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498396387.089

ISBN: 9781498396387

Keywords: debt, emerging market, tax, output

Fiscal risks remain significant in both advanced and emerging market and developing economies. Fiscal policy continues to play an essential role in building confidence and, where appropriate, sustaining aggregate d...

Guinea
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report

Guinea : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2015/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 February 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498307864.002

ISBN: 9781498307864

Keywords: health, implementation, strategy, immunization, social services

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Uganda
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Progress Report

Uganda : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2014/354

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498368445.002

ISBN: 9781498368445

Keywords: ndp, development, investment, gdp

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