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The Disconcerting Pyramids of Poverty and Inequality of Sub-Saharan Africa

The Disconcerting Pyramids of Poverty and Inequality of Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: The Disconcerting Pyramids of Poverty and Inequality of Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2005/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paulo Lopes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860665

Keywords: inequality, social expenditure, HIV/AIDS, life expectancy, infant mortality, hiv, General Welfare, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty,

Poverty and inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) should not be ascertained only on the basis of scarce and unreliable income distribution statistics, but should also take into account social conditions. Recent, w...

Financial Development and Poverty Reduction

Financial Development and Poverty Reduction »

Source: Financial Development and Poverty Reduction : Can There Be a Benefit Without a Cost?

Volume/Issue: 2008/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sylviane Guillaumont Jeanneney , and Kangni Kpodar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869248

Keywords: Financial development, McKinnon conduit effect, financial instability, gdp per capita, bond, growth rate,

This article investigates how financial development helps to reduce poverty directly through the McKinnon conduit effect and indirectly through economic growth. The results obtained with data for a sample of develo...

Financial Development and Poverty Reduction
			: Can There Be a Benefit Without a Cost?

Financial Development and Poverty Reduction : Can There Be a Benefit Without a Cost? »

Volume/Issue: 2008/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sylviane Guillaumont Jeanneney , and Kangni Kpodar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451869248.001

ISBN: 9781451869248

Keywords: Financial development, McKinnon conduit effect, financial instability, gdp per capita, bond, growth rate,

This article investigates how financial development helps to reduce poverty directly through the McKinnon conduit effect and indirectly through economic growth. The results obtained with data for a sample of develo...

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth
			: Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Mumtaz Hussain , Monique Newiak , Vimal Thakoor , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484382349.001

ISBN: 9781484382349

Keywords: Income inequality, gender inequality, economic growth, and sub-Saharan Africa

A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that inequality-income or gender related-can impede economic growth. Using dynamic panel regressions and new time series data, this paper finds that both income and gen...

Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy Model of a Developing Country

Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy Model of a Developing Country »

Volume/Issue: 2001/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451855050.001

ISBN: 9781451855050

Keywords: wage, unemployment, employment, unemployed, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Economic Development: Regional, Urban, and Rural Analyses,

The coexistence of urban and rural poverty and migration to cities is studied in a dual economy model where the acquisition of skills is costly and involves migration to urban areas. In this model, both the distrib...

Poverty in a Wealthy Economy
			: The Case of Nigeria

Poverty in a Wealthy Economy : The Case of Nigeria »

Volume/Issue: 2002/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sudharshan Canagarajah , and Saji Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853803.001

ISBN: 9781451853803

Keywords: Targeting, poverty line, changes in poverty, per capita expenditure, incidence of poverty, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper describes the nature and evolution of poverty in Nigeria between 1985 and 1992. It highlights the potential wealth of the Nigerian economy and examines how the economic policies pursued in the 1980s and...

Sub-Saharan Africa's Integration in the Global Financial Markets

Sub-Saharan Africa's Integration in the Global Financial Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2009/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Corinne Deléchat , John Wakeman-Linn , Smita Wagh , and Gustavo Ramirez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872613.001

ISBN: 9781451872613

Keywords: private capital flows, private capital, private capital inflows, International Capital Movements,

The paper uses a unique database covering 44 countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) countries between 2000 and 2007 to study the determinants of the allocation and composition of flows across countries, as well as c...

The Disconcerting Pyramids of Poverty and Inequality of Sub-Saharan Africa

The Disconcerting Pyramids of Poverty and Inequality of Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2005/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paulo Lopes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860665.001

ISBN: 9781451860665

Keywords: inequality, social expenditure, HIV/AIDS, life expectancy, infant mortality, hiv, General Welfare, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty,

Poverty and inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) should not be ascertained only on the basis of scarce and unreliable income distribution statistics, but should also take into account social conditions. Recent, w...

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth »

Source: Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Mumtaz Hussain , Monique Newiak , Vimal Thakoor , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484382349

Keywords: Income inequality, gender inequality, economic growth, and sub-Saharan Africa

A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that inequality-income or gender related-can impede economic growth. Using dynamic panel regressions and new time series data, this paper finds that both income and gen...

Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy Model of a Developing Country

Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy Model of a Developing Country »

Source: Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy Model of a Developing Country

Volume/Issue: 2001/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451855050

Keywords: wage, unemployment, employment, unemployed, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Economic Development: Regional, Urban, and Rural Analyses,

The coexistence of urban and rural poverty and migration to cities is studied in a dual economy model where the acquisition of skills is costly and involves migration to urban areas. In this model, both the distrib...