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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...

Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy »

Source: 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

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...

Inequality and Unsustainable Growth
			: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Inequality and Unsustainable Growth : Two Sides of the Same Coin? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/8

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , and Andrew Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463926564.006

ISBN: 9781463926564

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Economic growth, Emerging markets, Income distribution, Poverty reduction, sustainable growth, per capita income, external debt, external shocks

This note raises the IMF’s profile on a number of issues related to inequality, unemployment, governance, etc. It builds on earlier empirical work that examined correlations between growth downbreaks/duratio...

Inequality and Unsustainable Growth

Inequality and Unsustainable Growth »

Source: Inequality and Unsustainable Growth : Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Volume/Issue: 2011/8

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , and Andrew Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2011

ISBN: 9781463926564

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Economic growth, Emerging markets, Income distribution, Poverty reduction, sustainable growth, per capita income, external debt, external shocks

This note raises the IMF’s profile on a number of issues related to inequality, unemployment, governance, etc. It builds on earlier empirical work that examined correlations between growth downbreaks/duratio...

Haiti
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Annual Progress Report on Implementation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Haiti : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Annual Progress Report on Implementation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2009/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451817782.002

ISBN: 9781451817782

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, disaster, poverty reduction strategy paper, disasters, household survey

Falling international prices have helped lower Haiti's inflation, but base money growth has continued to be higher than targeted in the program. The paper discusses Haiti's Annual Progress Report on Implementation...

Grenada
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Preparation Status Report

Grenada : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Preparation Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/354

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451816525.002

ISBN: 9781451816525

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, social safety net, impact of policies

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) of Grenada outline the issues raised in the Joint Staff Assessment. In the area of poverty diagnostics, a more detailed discussion of poverty based on updated poverty d...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2008/114

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451817713.002

ISBN: 9781451817713

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, poverty line

A key challenge of the macroeconomic program is to increase domestic revenue mobilization to help support the higher levels of public spending for investment and basic services. For the current fiscal year, the aut...

Haiti
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Haiti : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2008/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451817720.002

ISBN: 9781451817720

Keywords: food security, decentralization, budget execution, young people, living conditions

The paper provides an assessment of poverty and inequality on the basis of the data gathered from the most recent surveys. The vision of state and nonstate actors as well as the challenges to be met by 2015 was out...

Haiti
			: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Haiti : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2007/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451817676.002

ISBN: 9781451817676

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, poverty line, implementation capacity

This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP) for Haiti. The I-PRSP outlines the main areas of actions envisaged by the authorities to reduce poverty as well as the...

Guyana
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Second Annual Progress Report:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Guyana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Second Annual Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2006/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451816785.002

ISBN: 9781451816785

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, macroeconomic framework, external debt, data collection

Guyana continues to make progress in laying the foundation for poverty reduction, but at a slow pace. Critical issues remain to be addressed. Establishing an environment for sustained growth remains the main challe...