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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...

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth »

Source: 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

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...

3. Inequality and Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

3. Inequality and Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Sub-Saharan Africa has among the highest levels of inequality—both income and gender—in the world, even after accounting for the lower levels of per capita income in the region. With growing international ev...

Togo
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Togo : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2014/224

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498332408.002

ISBN: 9781498332408

Keywords: young people, social protection, secondary education, social services, food security

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Togo
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note

Togo : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2014/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498305280.002

ISBN: 9781498305280

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, capacity constraints, human capital, cash transfer

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Togo
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report

Togo : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2011/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455213597.002

ISBN: 9781455213597

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Fiscal reforms, Governance, Health care, Human capital, Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers, Fiscal sector, Regional economics, Economic growth, Fiscal indicators

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...

Togo
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report-Joint Staff Advisory Note

Togo : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report-Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2011/6

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455213603.002

ISBN: 9781455213603

Keywords: poverty reduction, international monetary fund, public investment, budget, balance of payments

The first Annual Progress Report (APR) of Togo highlights many of the reforms implemented during the first year of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) while recognizing some weaknesses and implementation co...

Togo
			: Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Togo : Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Volume/Issue: 2010/50

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 February 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836707.002

ISBN: 9781451836707

Keywords: debt, budget, financial sector, public investment, macroeconomic stability

This paper discusses key findings of the Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) for Togo. The PRGF-supported program remains on track despite the shocks. All quantitative and structural...

Togo
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (2009-11)

Togo : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (2009-11) »

Volume/Issue: 2010/30

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 January 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836684.002

ISBN: 9781451836684

Keywords: community development, education sector, primary education, poverty reduction strategy

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Togo builds on the strategy laid out in the Interim Strategy for Poverty Reduction (I-PRSP). Owing to circumstances largely beyond the control of the authorities, the result...

Togo
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (2009-11)

Togo : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (2009-11) »

Volume/Issue: 2010/33

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 January 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836691.002

ISBN: 9781451836691

Keywords: safe drinking water, gross enrollment, primary school, primary education

This paper focuses on Togo's Poverty Reduction Strategy. The Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper adopted by the government in March 2008 has allowed Togo once again to benefit from international financial coop...