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Fiscal Redistribution and Social Welfare

Fiscal Redistribution and Social Welfare »

Volume/Issue: 2019/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , Devin D'Angelo , and Brooks Evans

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484398081.001

ISBN: 9781484398081

Keywords: Social security, Income distribution, Personal income taxes, Social welfare programs, Fiscal policy, Fiscal redistribution, progressivity, targeting, transfers, taxes

Fiscal policy is a key tool for achieving distributional objectives in advanced economies. This paper embeds the discussion of fiscal redistribution within the standard social welfare framework, which lends itself...

India
			: Defining and Explaining Inclusive Growth and Poverty Reduction

India : Defining and Explaining Inclusive Growth and Poverty Reduction »

Volume/Issue: 2014/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Anand , Volodymyr Tulin , and Naresh Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484354230.001

ISBN: 9781484354230

Keywords: state level growth, inequality, consumption growth, social mobility, social spending, Institutions and Growth, Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Personal Income and Wealth Distribution,

We document the evolution of poverty and inequality across Indian states during the recent period of rapid growth (2004-09), and examine the role of growth and distribution in reducing poverty. Robust economic grow...

Vietnam
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Vietnam : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/20

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840209.002

ISBN: 9781451840209

Keywords: poverty reduction, economic growth, growth rate, gdp growth, growth rates

This report analyzes the Comprehensive Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy (CPRGS), the poverty reduction strategy paper of Vietnam. It evaluates the CPRGS in the international context and the national situation,...

Cape Verde
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report

Cape Verde : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2003/190

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451809329.002

ISBN: 9781451809329

Keywords: poverty reduction, poverty alleviation, poverty programs, Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper,

This paper examines the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Preparation Status Report for Cape Verde. On the road map to full PRSP, significant progress has been made in the context of preparation of the PRSP....

Limits of Conditionality in Poverty Reduction Programs

Limits of Conditionality in Poverty Reduction Programs »

Volume/Issue: 2002/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , and Tito Cordella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853872.001

ISBN: 9781451853872

Keywords: Asymmetric Information, social spending, poverty alleviation, Information And Uncertainty, Welfare And Poverty,

When donors and recipients have different preferences over budgetary allocations, conditionality helps the implementation of donor-financed poverty reduction programs. However, if donors cannot perfectly monitor al...