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Conference debates complex links between macroeconomic policies and poverty reduction

Conference debates complex links between macroeconomic policies and poverty reduction »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 07

Volume/Issue: 31/7

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451933673

Keywords: poverty reduction, debt relief, international monetary fund, poverty reduction strategy paper, economic outlook

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

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...

Dominica
			: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Dominica : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2004/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451810844.002

ISBN: 9781451810844

Keywords: poverty line, social protection, poverty reduction strategy, social security, macroeconomic framework

Poverty in Dominica exhibits the following: poor households tend to be larger than nonpoor households; poor households contain proportionately fewer persons of working age, and there is no significant difference in...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2004/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451810851.002

ISBN: 9781451810851

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

This paper provides the joint assessment of the staff of the World Bank and the IMF on the interim poverty reduction strategy paper (I-PRSP) prepared by the government of the Commonwealth of Dominica and submitted...

Dominica
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Dominica : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2006/290

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451810936.002

ISBN: 9781451810936

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, macroeconomic framework, social protection

The Growth and Social Protection Strategy (GSPS) attaches great importance to the promotion of economic growth and job creation, given the nature of poverty in Dominica. The GSPS also stresses that existing health...

Dominica
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Preparation Status Report

Dominica : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Preparation Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/380

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451810899.002

ISBN: 9781451810899

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, reform agenda, focus group discussions

This paper discusses the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Preparation Status Report for Dominica. The paper discusses that the government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has advanced its sectoral strategy to enhanc...

Grenada
			: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Grenada : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2006/281

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451816495.002

ISBN: 9781451816495

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, reform program, poverty reduction strategy paper, macroeconomic framework

This paper reviews the joint advice of the staffs of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund on the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP). This I-PRSP outlines the main areas envisaged to red...

Grenada
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Preparation Status Report

Grenada : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Preparation Status Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/354

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451816525.002

ISBN: 9781451816525

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, social safety net, impact of policies

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) of Grenada outline the issues raised in the Joint Staff Assessment. In the area of poverty diagnostics, a more detailed discussion of poverty based on updated poverty d...

Guyana
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report 2004

Guyana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report 2004 »

Volume/Issue: 2004/407

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451816761.002

ISBN: 9781451816761

Keywords: hiv/aids, maternal mortality, poverty reduction strategy, social safety net, capacity constraints

This paper reviews Guyana's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Progress Report 2004. In spite of many challenges, the government made progress in implementing its Poverty Reduction Program. In particular, it p...

Guyana
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Second Annual Progress Report:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Guyana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Second Annual Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2006/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451816785.002

ISBN: 9781451816785

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, macroeconomic framework, external debt, data collection

Guyana continues to make progress in laying the foundation for poverty reduction, but at a slow pace. Critical issues remain to be addressed. Establishing an environment for sustained growth remains the main challe...