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CHAPTER 2. Growth and Poverty Reduction

CHAPTER 2. Growth and Poverty Reduction »

Source: Growth and Poverty Reduction in Armenia : Achievements and Challenges

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Christian Beddies , Enrique Gelbard , James McHugh , Laure Redifer , and Garbis Iradian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2005

ISBN: 9781589064515

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty reduction, banking, banking system, tfp, tax revenues, tax administration

This chapter reviews Armenia’s growth performance and poverty indicators since the early 1990s. It seeks to respond to the following four questions: What were the sources of growth? Can the recent rapid grow...

Growth and Poverty Reduction in Armenia
			: Achievements and Challenges

Growth and Poverty Reduction in Armenia : Achievements and Challenges »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Christian Beddies , Enrique Gelbard , James McHugh , Laure Redifer , and Garbis Iradian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064515.058

ISBN: 9781589064515

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty reduction, banking, banking system, tfp, tax revenues, tax administration

Since 2000, Armenia's economic performance has been remarkable. Real economic growth has averaged 11 percent a year, annual inflation has averaged 3 percent, and poverty and inequality have fallen. The country has...

7 Growth and Rural Poverty in the CIS-7 Countries: Case Studies of Georgia, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Moldova

7 Growth and Rural Poverty in the CIS-7 Countries: Case Studies of Georgia, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Moldova »

Source: The Low-Income Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States : Progress and Challenges in Transition

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Sarosh Sattar , and Clinton Shiells

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589063211

Keywords: debt, external debt, expenditures, current account, transition economies

Rural poverty is a major problem in the CIS-7 countries, exceeding urban poverty in four of the seven countries. The high rates of rural poverty are partially a historical phenomeno...

III Key Features I and 2: Broad Ownership and Participation and Embedding the PRGF in the Overall Strategy for Growth and Poverty Reduction

III Key Features I and 2: Broad Ownership and Participation and Embedding the PRGF in the Overall Strategy for Growth and Poverty Reduction »

Source: Is the PRGF Living Up to Expectations?

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Gabriela Inchauste , Nita Thacker , Thomas Dorsey , Shamsuddin Tareq , Emanuele Baldacci , Sanjeev Gupta , and Mark Plant

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061125

Keywords: conditionality, pem, poverty reduction, structural conditionality, public spending

The interrelated key features 1 and 2 set out several aspects of the expected relationship between the PRGF-supported program and the PRSP. Specifically. PRGF-supported programs should be consistent with, an...

Georgia
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Georgia : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2003/348

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451814552.002

ISBN: 9781451814552

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, social safety net

The Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Program of Georgia (EDPRP) is the first full poverty reduction strategy paper (PRSP) prepared by the government. The PRSP presents two macroeconomic scenarios, a reali...

Georgia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report- Joint Staff Advisory Note

Georgia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report- Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2005/210

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451814583.002

ISBN: 9781451814583

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, poverty line, social safety net

The Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report on Georgia evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of the poverty reduction objectives and strategies. Participation of st...

Kyrgyz Republic
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report

Kyrgyz Republic : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/201

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451821444.002

ISBN: 9781451821444

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, macroeconomic framework, evaluation system, Kyrgyzstan,

The attached Joint Staff Assessment (JSA) of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report on the Kyrgyz Republic highlights the poverty diagnosis and macroeconomic framework. Poverty developments have been...

Kyrgyz Republic
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Kyrgyz Republic : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2007/194

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451821543.002

ISBN: 9781451821543

Keywords: reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, poverty reduction strategy, external debt

This Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) highlights the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Country Development Strategy (PRSP-CDS) for the Kyrgyz Republic for 2007-10. The Kyrgyz authorities' CDS for 2007-10 builds on t...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2011/253

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462324415.002

ISBN: 9781462324415

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, social services, reducing poverty

Mauritania's third poverty reduction strategy paper provides a framework for an ambitious growth and poverty reduction agenda. The updated development perspective and principal objectives reflect the new economic a...

Pakistan
			: Joint Staff Assessment of Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

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

Volume/Issue: 2003/102

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 April 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830538.002

ISBN: 9781451830538

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, reform agenda, household survey

The paper presents a Joint Staff Assessment (JSA) of the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP) Progress Report for Pakistan. The JSA identified some important gaps in the poverty reduction strategy for...