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Global Relative Poverty

Global Relative Poverty »

Source: Global Relative Poverty

Volume/Issue: 2009/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lynge Nielsen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872408

Keywords: Relative poverty, global income inequality, poverty line, poverty analysis, official poverty,

The paper provides estimates of global relative poverty trends from 1970 onwards. Relative poverty is shown to have decreased significantly, but at the same time there has been a worsening poverty outcome among up...

Globalization and Catching-Up

Globalization and Catching-Up »

Source: Globalization and Catching-Up : From Recession to Growth in Transition Economies

Volume/Issue: 2000/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Grzegorz Kolodko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451852394

Keywords: transition, institution-building, recession, growth, transition countries, gdp per capita, external shocks

The transitional recession in countries of Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union has lasted much longer than expected. The legacy of the past and recent policy mistakes have both contributed to the slow progre...

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...

Global Relative Poverty

Global Relative Poverty »

Volume/Issue: 2009/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lynge Nielsen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872408.001

ISBN: 9781451872408

Keywords: Relative poverty, global income inequality, poverty line, poverty analysis, official poverty,

The paper provides estimates of global relative poverty trends from 1970 onwards. Relative poverty is shown to have decreased significantly, but at the same time there has been a worsening poverty outcome among up...

Globalization and Catching-Up
			: From Recession to Growth in Transition Economies

Globalization and Catching-Up : From Recession to Growth in Transition Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2000/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Grzegorz Kolodko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451852394.001

ISBN: 9781451852394

Keywords: transition, institution-building, recession, growth, transition countries, gdp per capita, external shocks

The transitional recession in countries of Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union has lasted much longer than expected. The legacy of the past and recent policy mistakes have both contributed to the slow progre...

6 Inequality and Poverty in the CIS-7 Countries, 1989–2002

6 Inequality and Poverty in the CIS-7 Countries, 1989–2002 »

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

This chapter examines the evolution and current status of living standards and welfare following a decade of transition in seven of the poorest countries of the former Soviet Union...