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Cambodia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Cambodia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2006/266

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451969245.002

ISBN: 9781451969245

Keywords: births, mortality rate, maternal mortality, live births

Cambodians have displayed tremendous resilience. The National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP) has been formulated using the comprehensive Rectangular Strategy of the Royal Government of Cambodia and synthesizes t...

The Global Impact of Demographic Change

The Global Impact of Demographic Change »

Volume/Issue: 2006/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tim Callen , Warwick McKibbin , and Nicoletta Batini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862690.001

ISBN: 9781451862690

Keywords: demographics, saving, demographic change, demographic transition, population growth, life expectancy, adult population

The world is in the midst of a major demographic transition. This paper examines the implications of such transition over the next 80 years for Japan, the United States, other industrial countries, and the developi...

Does Foreign Aid Reduce Poverty? Empirical Evidence from Nongovernmental and Bilateral Aid

Does Foreign Aid Reduce Poverty? Empirical Evidence from Nongovernmental and Bilateral Aid »

Volume/Issue: 2005/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva , and Nadia Masud

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861198.001

ISBN: 9781451861198

Keywords: Official Development Aid, NGOs, Panel Data Econometrics, infant mortality, mortality rates, aid effectiveness,

This paper assesses the effectiveness of foreign aid in reducing poverty through its impact on human development indicators. We use a dataset of both bilateral aid and NGO aid flows. Our results show that NGO aid r...

Azerbaijan Republic
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Azerbaijan Republic : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451802603.002

ISBN: 9781451802603

Keywords: births, mortality rate, maternal mortality, number of children, abortions

This paper examines the progress report on Azerbaijan Republic's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper. The share of the production and non-oil sector in GDP has increased. The shares of industry, construction, wholesal...

Bhutan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bhutan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2004/246

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 August 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451806243.002

ISBN: 9781451806243

Keywords: expenditure, expenditures, census, births, mtef

This paper discusses Bhutan's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The Royal Government of Bhutan has initiated the PRSP process as part of broader ongoing efforts to combat poverty. The main objective of the P...

The Impact of External Indebtednesson Poverty in Low-Income Countries

The Impact of External Indebtednesson Poverty in Low-Income Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2003/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kadima Kalonji , Boileau Loko , Raj Nallari , and Montfort Mlachila

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451848199.001

ISBN: 9781451848199

Keywords: Growth, mortality rate, life expectancy, debt service, infant mortality, International Lending and Debt Problems, Welfare and Poverty, Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics, Growth and Fluctuations,

This paper explores the relationship between external debt and poverty. A number of observers have argued that high external indebtedness is a major cause of poverty. Using the first-differenced general method of m...

Globalization Facts and Figures

Globalization Facts and Figures »

Volume/Issue: 2001/4

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451973563.003

ISBN: 9781451973563

Keywords: Economic integration, Globalization, Trade liberalization, Trade, integration, mortality rate, life expectancy, infant mortality, birth, life expectancy at birth

Globalization has become the focus for a wide range of protests against various features of the world economy. This paper aims to give a concise summary of the economic dimensions of globalization, while leaving to...

Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa

Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2001/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gary Moser , and Toshihiro Ichida

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853605.001

ISBN: 9781451853605

Keywords: Growth, Human Development, primary school, primary school enrollment, school enrollment, life expectancy, mortality rates, Health Production, Analysis of Education, General Welfare

This study confirms a strong and robust relationship between economic growth and poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa. Employing a panel of 46 countries covering the period 1972-97, the analysis finds that a 10...

Population Aging and Global Capital Flows in a Parallel Universe

Population Aging and Global Capital Flows in a Parallel Universe »

Volume/Issue: 2000/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robin Brooks

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857023.001

ISBN: 9781451857023

Keywords: population aging, international capital flows, current account, old-age dependency, current account balance, dependency ratios, demographic change

This paper explores the global impact of population aging, using a calibrated overlapping generations model of eight world regions to simulate the effects of historical and projected demographic trends on internati...