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Building Consensus on Poverty Reduction

Building Consensus on Poverty Reduction »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2002

Volume/Issue: 39/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451952896

Keywords: poverty reduction, fiscal profligacy, fiscal policy, spending cuts

This paper highlights that despite unprecedented gains in living standards in some countries over the past few decades, poverty continues as a harsh reality in too much of the developing world. The causes lie in pa...

Development FOCUS: Poverty and Economic Policy in the Philippines

Development FOCUS: Poverty and Economic Policy in the Philippines »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1998

Volume/Issue: 35/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1998

ISBN: 9781451952278

Keywords: income distribution, unskilled workers, fiscal affairs department, taxation, public expenditures

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution

Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2002

Volume/Issue: 39/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451952896

Keywords: poverty reduction, fiscal profligacy, fiscal policy, spending cuts

This paper highlights that despite unprecedented gains in living standards in some countries over the past few decades, poverty continues as a harsh reality in too much of the developing world. The causes lie in pa...

Georgia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Georgia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451814576.002

ISBN: 9781451814576

Keywords: state budget, expenditures, mtef, expenditure, budget expenditures

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) on Georgia review macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction, as well as associated external financing needs and major so...

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 Armenia
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Republic of Armenia : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2008/377

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451801712.002

ISBN: 9781451801712

Keywords: pensions, pension, pension reform, state pensions, budget allocation

This paper presents a Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Republic of Armenia's Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). Armenia's poverty and extreme poverty rates declined in 2006 to 26.5 percent and 4.1 perc...

Republic of Armenia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Progress Report

Republic of Armenia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2011/191

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462344604.002

ISBN: 9781462344604

Keywords: expenditures, public debt, state budget, public expenditures, expenditure, Republic of Armenia:,

The main drivers of economic growth in Armenia were the construction and service sectors. The global economic crisis resulted in a substantial change in the structure of the economy. The drastic decline in the volu...

Republic of Armenia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Republic of Armenia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2006/320

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451801637.002

ISBN: 9781451801637

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, social services, social spending, fiscal framework

This Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) discusses Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Armenia, which focuses on the government's commitment to equitable growth and sustained poverty reduction. It reports on t...

Tajikistan
			: Second Review Under the Third Annual Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion-Staff Report and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion

Tajikistan : Second Review Under the Third Annual Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion-Staff Report and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion »

Volume/Issue: 2001/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451837025.002

ISBN: 9781451837025

Keywords: debt service, external debt, debt reduction, fiscal revenue, balance of payments

An IMF staff team has visited Dushanbe during April 23-May 3, 2001, to undertake the second review of the third annual arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). With the exception of a con...

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...