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Development and Income Distribution: Economic growth has been accompanied by increasing inequality in many developing countries. But a strategy of “nibbling” at the problems of income distribution through financial and technical assistance seems promising.

Development and Income Distribution: Economic growth has been accompanied by increasing inequality in many developing countries. But a strategy of “nibbling” at the problems of income distribution through financial and technical assistance seems promising. »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1973

Volume/Issue: 10/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1973

ISBN: 9781616353131

Keywords: income distribution, per capita income, income groups, distribution of income

This paper focuses on the subject of development and income distribution, and suggests a method whereby economic development can be skewed in favor of the poor. The paper underscores that improvements in the distri...

Do public expenditures reduce inequality?: Concern over income distributional aspects of fiscal policies is growing.

Do public expenditures reduce inequality?: Concern over income distributional aspects of fiscal policies is growing. »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1974

Volume/Issue: 11/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1974

ISBN: 9781616353186

Keywords: distribution of income, income distribution, gnp, income groups, income levels

This paper examines some dimensions of the problem of income inequality. The conventional approach to income inequality is to define the problem in purely relative terms. A familiar technique for this purpose is to...

Poverty and Social Impact Analysis in PRGF-Supported Programs

Poverty and Social Impact Analysis in PRGF-Supported Programs »

Volume/Issue: 2002/11

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Gabriela Inchauste

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451969856.003

ISBN: 9781451969856

Keywords: Poverty, Fund-supported adjustment programs, IMF Programs, Social Impact, poverty reduction, impact analysis, social impact analysis, civil service, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, General Welfare,

This paper aims to inform on the status of Poverty and Social Impact Analysis (PSIA) in IMF-supported programs, detailing the results presented in the recent review of PRGF-supported programs. The review showed tha...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2006/53

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451804195.002

ISBN: 9781451804195

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, pro-poor growth, reduction strategy, pro-poor, poverty reduction strategy paper

This Joint Staff Advisory Note provides IMF staff advice on key priorities for strengthening Bangladesh's poverty reduction strategy (PRS) and for ensuring its effective implementation. It highlights key strengths...

Bangladesh
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bangladesh : Joint Staff Assessment of the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2003/186

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451804119.002

ISBN: 9781451804119

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, reducing poverty, income poverty

This paper presents a Joint Staff Assessment of the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP) for Bangladesh. The I-PRSP lays out a broader vision for the future along with a medium-term economic strategy....

Bangladesh
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper--Joint Staff Advisory Note

Bangladesh : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper--Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2012/294

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475566024.002

ISBN: 9781475566024

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, capacity constraints, macroeconomic framework, poverty reduction strategy paper, improving governance

Bangladesh's second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper -- 'Steps Towards Change: National Strategy for Accelerated Poverty Reduction II (NSAPR II)' - provides a framework for implementing the government's agenda duri...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2005/85

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451806250.002

ISBN: 9781451806250

Keywords: expenditures, expenditure, recurrent expenditures, poverty reduction strategy, poverty monitoring

This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Progress Report for Bhutan. Bhutan's PRSP aims to galvanize the poverty reduction efforts of the Royal Government of Bhutan, bui...

Bhutan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note

Bhutan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2010/181

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455207398.002

ISBN: 9781455207398

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, fiscal deficit, household income, Bhuta,

The overarching objective of Bhutan's Tenth Five-Year Plan (10FYP)-which is also the Royal Government of Bhutan's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP)-is to sustain this trajectory and reduce poverty further. Po...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2003/309

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822472.002

ISBN: 9781451822472

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, capacity constraints, data collection

The Joint Staff Assessment (JSA) of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report for the Lao People's Democratic Republic was prepared by the staff of both the World Bank and IMF. The JSA evaluate...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2003/310

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822502.002

ISBN: 9781451822502

Keywords: poverty eradication, poverty reduction strategy, poverty monitoring, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper

This Status Report summarizes the main steps that have been undertaken since the last progress report to finalize the National Poverty Eradication Program (NPEP) of Lao People's Democratic Republic. The NPEP is a c...