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Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth
			: Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Mumtaz Hussain , Monique Newiak , Vimal Thakoor , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484382349.001

ISBN: 9781484382349

Keywords: Income inequality, gender inequality, economic growth, and sub-Saharan Africa

A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that inequality-income or gender related-can impede economic growth. Using dynamic panel regressions and new time series data, this paper finds that both income and gen...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2013/189

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475594607.002

ISBN: 9781475594607

Keywords: food security, social protection, young people, vocational training, vulnerable groups

This paper examines the Islamic Republic of Mauritania's adoption of its third Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) action plan, covering the medium term (2011-2015). Poverty reduction as the ultimate objective...

Mauritanie
			: Questions choisies

Mauritanie : Questions choisies »

Volume/Issue: 2012/249

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2012

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505931.002

ISBN: 9781475505931

Keywords: pro-poor growth, pro-poor, gdp growth, real gdp, reducing poverty, human development index, public service delivery, gini coefficient, gdp growth rate, national poverty line

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy »

Volume/Issue: 2012/8

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): David Coady , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504828.006

ISBN: 9781475504828

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Developed countries, Developing countries, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Income inequality, Income distribution, Taxation, Unemployment, tax

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...

Inclusive Growth, Institutions, and the Underground Economy

Inclusive Growth, Institutions, and the Underground Economy »

Volume/Issue: 2012/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adil Mohommad , Anoop Singh , and Sonali Jain-Chandra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463937089.001

ISBN: 9781463937089

Keywords: institutions, law, property rights, regulatory burden, institutional development, income tax rate, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

Worldwide protests against the perceived lack of economic opportunity and failure of governance have refocused attention on the need for inclusive growth and strong institutions. In developing countries, large info...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2011/252

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462324422.002

ISBN: 9781462324422

Keywords: child mortality, child welfare, food security, maternal mortality, early childhood

Mauritania's poverty reduction strategy paper is based on a broadly participatory process and serves as the policy framework for the country's economic and social policies. The focus is to accelerate economic growt...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2011/253

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462324415.002

ISBN: 9781462324415

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, social services, reducing poverty

Mauritania's third poverty reduction strategy paper provides a framework for an ambitious growth and poverty reduction agenda. The updated development perspective and principal objectives reflect the new economic a...

The Global Financial Crisis and Workers' Remittances to Africa
			: What's the Damage?

The Global Financial Crisis and Workers' Remittances to Africa : What's the Damage? »

Volume/Issue: 2010/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ralph Chami , Adolfo Barajas , Anjali Garg , and Connel Fullenkamp

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451962413.001

ISBN: 9781451962413

Keywords: global crisis, remittance, migrant, host country, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

Using data on the distribution of migrants from Africa, GDP growth forecasts for host countries, and after estimating remittance multipliers in recipient countries, this paper estimates the impact of the global eco...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
			: 2008 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : 2008 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Volume/Issue: 2008/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451827668.002

ISBN: 9781451827668

Keywords: debt, budget, central bank, external debt

This 2008 Article IV Consultation highlights that Mauritania's macroeconomic performance over recent years was satisfactory, despite a steeper-than-expected decline in oil production reflecting persistent technical...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
			: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for a Waiver of Performance Criterion:  Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for a Waiver of Performance Criterion: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Volume/Issue: 2007/375

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451827651.002

ISBN: 9781451827651

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, central bank, Letter of Intent, Staff Report,

The staff report for the Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility highlights the Islamic Republic of Mauritania's economic and financial policies. The basic non...