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Latin America: Spreading the Wealth: Poverty and inequality have declined in Latin America in recent years, but there is a lot more to do

Latin America: Spreading the Wealth: Poverty and inequality have declined in Latin America in recent years, but there is a lot more to do »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2011

ISBN: 9781451953527

Keywords: international monetary fund, debt, financial markets, public debt, public investment in infrastructure

Latin America: An End to Boom and Bust? covers prospects in that region, which has managed to sustain a decade of prosperity after a history of boom and bust cycles. In our cover story, Nicolás Eyzaguirre, Director...

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...

Public Finance and Inequality: What can fiscal policy do to correct the unequal distribution of income and wealth in LDCs?

Public Finance and Inequality: What can fiscal policy do to correct the unequal distribution of income and wealth in LDCs? »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1974

Volume/Issue: 11/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1974

ISBN: 9781616353155

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal system, expenditures, fiscal policy, expenditure policy

This paper highlights that the distribution of income and wealth in developing countries has become a matter of great concern to all those interested in development. The paper highlights that in Latin America, the...

The Bank Group Meeting: There was consensus on the need to ameliorate the deprivation of absolute poverty suffered by 800 million people in the developing world.

The Bank Group Meeting: There was consensus on the need to ameliorate the deprivation of absolute poverty suffered by 800 million people in the developing world. »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1973

Volume/Issue: 10/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1973

ISBN: 9781616353148

Keywords: fertility, live births, population growth, births, fertility rates

This paper reviews the population policy in developed countries. The paper highlights that despite the weakness of population concerns in most developed countries compared with less-developed countries, most of the...

Unemployment and Poverty–What Remedies Are Feasible?

Unemployment and Poverty–What Remedies Are Feasible? »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1972

Volume/Issue: 9/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1972

ISBN: 9781616353063

Keywords: inflation, financial stability, monetary fund, international monetary system, monetary system

This paper discusses the role of the IMF in financial stability and planning in world trade. The paper highlights that the IMF was set up to assist in the maintenance of an international monetary system that is con...