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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...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014: Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Fostering Inclusive Growth

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014: Sub-Saharan Africa : Fostering Inclusive Growth »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2014

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475578942.086

ISBN: 9781475578942

The five Regional Economic Outlooks published biannually by the IMF cover Asia and Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Western Hemisphere. In each volume, recent econo...

1 Charting and Sustaining Progress in Income Poverty Reduction

1 Charting and Sustaining Progress in Income Poverty Reduction »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2006 : Strengthening Mutual Accountability: Aid, Trade, and Governance

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2006

ISBN: 9780821364772

Keywords: debt, anticorruption, budget management, primary education

The first Millennium Development Goal (MDG) calls for the development community to reduce the global rate of extreme income poverty—measured by the share of the population living on less than $1 per day—by h...

Global Monitoring Report, 2006
			: Strengthening Mutual Accountability:  Aid, Trade, and Governance

Global Monitoring Report, 2006 : Strengthening Mutual Accountability: Aid, Trade, and Governance »

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821364772.019

ISBN: 9780821364772

Keywords: debt, anticorruption, budget management, primary education

This third edition of the Global Monitoring Report examines the commitments and actions of donors, international financial institutions, and developing countries to implement the Millennium Declaration, signed by 1...

Part II Governance as Part of Global Monitoring

Part II Governance as Part of Global Monitoring »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2006 : Strengthening Mutual Accountability: Aid, Trade, and Governance

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2006

ISBN: 9780821364772

Keywords: debt, anticorruption, budget management, primary education

The emerging global architecture to support poverty reduction rests on the principle of mutual accountability. Donor countries are to be accountable for providing aid in ways that support country development...

7 Strengthening Global Checks and Balances

7 Strengthening Global Checks and Balances »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2006 : Strengthening Mutual Accountability: Aid, Trade, and Governance

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2006

ISBN: 9780821364772

Keywords: debt, anticorruption, budget management, primary education

The worldwide scale of embezzled funds and corruption proceeds is difficult to judge. One estimate puts it at a staggering $1 trillion a year (Kaufmann 2005). Nigeria’s President Abacha embezzled between $2...

Global Monitoring Report, 2005
			: Millennium Development Goals:  From Consensus to Momentum

Global Monitoring Report, 2005 : Millennium Development Goals: From Consensus to Momentum »

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821360774.019

ISBN: 9780821360774

Keywords: primary education, multilateral development banks, debt relief, financial institutions, service delivery

The year 2005 marks an important juncture for development as the international community takes stock of implementation of the Millennium Declaration-signed by 189 countries in 2000-and discusses how progress toward...

Learning from Success: Understanding China’s (uneven) progress against poverty

Learning from Success: Understanding China’s (uneven) progress against poverty »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2004

Volume/Issue: 41/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451922578

Keywords: central bank, monetary fund, monetary unions, debt relief

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterl...

Taking the Plunge Without Getting Hurt: An IMF study suggests that opening up to the global economy could help developing countries cope with the adverse effects of volatility on growth

Taking the Plunge Without Getting Hurt: An IMF study suggests that opening up to the global economy could help developing countries cope with the adverse effects of volatility on growth »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2004

Volume/Issue: 41/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451922578

Keywords: central bank, monetary fund, monetary unions, debt relief

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterl...

Back to Basics: Inequality: Now you see it, now you don’t

Back to Basics: Inequality: Now you see it, now you don’t »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2003

Volume/Issue: 40/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451952414

Keywords: monetary fund, inflation, exchange rate, exchange rates

This paper highlights that the Washington Consensus helped fill the need for an economic policy framework following the discrediting of central planning and import-substitution trade strategies. Latin American gove...