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Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy

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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...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2008/193

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451800395.002

ISBN: 9781451800395

Keywords: fiscal sustainability, poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, household survey, macroeconomic framework

According to the national household survey conducted during the summer and autumn of 2005, poverty in Afghanistan (headcount rate) is about 33 percent. Economic performance since the fall of the Taliban regime has...

Republic of Madagascar
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

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

Volume/Issue: 2007/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451825442.002

ISBN: 9781451825442

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, implementation capacity, macroeconomic framework, household survey, tax reform

The Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Republic of Madagascar's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) is analyzed. The government of Madagascar has prepared its second growth and poverty reduction strategy called t...

Republic of Mozambique
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Republic of Mozambique : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2007/38

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 February 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451827309.002

ISBN: 9781451827309

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, fiscal regime, fiscal scenario, reform program

This Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PARPA) for the Republic of Mozambique highlights the poverty situation and macroeconomic and fiscal frameworks. The strategy to consoli...

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  2003/04 Annual Progress Report

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: 2003/04 Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2006/28

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451812763.002

ISBN: 9781451812763

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, fiscal decentralization, capacity constraints, poverty reduction strategy paper, budget deficit

This paper presents a Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia's Poverty Reduction Strategy. Excessive domestic bank financing of the budget deficit could crowd out the private secto...

Honduras
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Second Annual Progress Report

Honduras : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Second Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/387

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451817140.002

ISBN: 9781451817140

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, macroeconomic framework, poverty reduction strategy paper, tax reform, public spending

The Joint Staff Advisory Note on Honduras's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Second Annual Progress Report is presented. The framework, which is consistent with the government's economic program being supported by...

Bosnia and Herzegovina
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Mid-Term Development Strategy-Joint Staff Assessment

Bosnia and Herzegovina : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Mid-Term Development Strategy-Joint Staff Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2005/182

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451804881.002

ISBN: 9781451804881

Keywords: fiscal reform, poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, fiscal stance, formal sector

Bosnia and Herzegovina's Poverty Reduction Strategy paper reports that significant progress has been made since the late 1990s in building both a market economy and a single economic space. GDP growth has slowed re...

Honduras
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Honduras : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/12

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451817089.002

ISBN: 9781451817089

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, macroeconomic framework, public spending, poverty reduction strategy paper, tax reform

The paper discusses the Joint Staff Assessment (JSA) of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Progress Report for Honduras. The first PRSP Progress Report of the Government of Honduras presents a complete rev...

Nicaragua
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Second Progress Report

Nicaragua : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Second Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/19

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451829204.002

ISBN: 9781451829204

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, tax reform, fiscal decentralization, macroeconomic framework,

The current government has succeeded in reorienting economic policies after a series of shocks and an initial weak policy response. Revised real GDP growth targets are feasible with sustained prudent macroeconomic...