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4 Growth-Oriented Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Outcomes

4 Growth-Oriented Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Outcomes »

Source: Macroeconomic Policy and Poverty Reduction

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Alejandro Izquierdo , Ward Brown , Brian Ames , and Shatayanan Devarajan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2001

ISBN: 9781589060173

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, macroeconomic stability, fixed exchange rate, exchange rate regime

Since the emphasis of this pamphlet is on the role of macroeconomic policy in supporting a country’s poverty reduction strategy, the discussion of macroeconomic policies in this section focuses on countries...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2005/85

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451806250.002

ISBN: 9781451806250

Keywords: expenditures, expenditure, recurrent expenditures, poverty reduction strategy, poverty monitoring

This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Progress Report for Bhutan. Bhutan's PRSP aims to galvanize the poverty reduction efforts of the Royal Government of Bhutan, bui...

Bhutan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bhutan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2010/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455207381.002

ISBN: 9781455207381

Keywords: education, youth, literacy, teachers, human development

Bhutan has evolved from a closed economy to a trading nation that exhibits a high degree of dependence on trade. Exports have grown rapidly but overall the country's trade deficit continues to widen owing to an eve...

Bhutan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bhutan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2004/246

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 August 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451806243.002

ISBN: 9781451806243

Keywords: expenditure, expenditures, census, births, mtef

This paper discusses Bhutan's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The Royal Government of Bhutan has initiated the PRSP process as part of broader ongoing efforts to combat poverty. The main objective of the P...

Bhutan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note

Bhutan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2010/181

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455207398.002

ISBN: 9781455207398

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, fiscal deficit, household income, Bhuta,

The overarching objective of Bhutan's Tenth Five-Year Plan (10FYP)-which is also the Royal Government of Bhutan's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP)-is to sustain this trajectory and reduce poverty further. Po...

Macroeconomic Policy and Poverty Reduction

Macroeconomic Policy and Poverty Reduction »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Alejandro Izquierdo , Ward Brown , Brian Ames , and Shatayanan Devarajan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060173.054

ISBN: 9781589060173

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, macroeconomic stability, fixed exchange rate, exchange rate regime

This pamphlet excerpts a chapter on macroeconomic policy from the Poverty Reduction Policy Source book, a guide prepared by the World Bank and IMF to assist countries in developing and strengthening their poverty r...

2 The Links Between Macroeconomic Policy and Poverty Reduction: Growth Matters

2 The Links Between Macroeconomic Policy and Poverty Reduction: Growth Matters »

Source: Macroeconomic Policy and Poverty Reduction

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Alejandro Izquierdo , Ward Brown , Brian Ames , and Shatayanan Devarajan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2001

ISBN: 9781589060173

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, macroeconomic stability, fixed exchange rate, exchange rate regime

Economic growth is the single most important factor influencing poverty. Numerous statistical studies have found a strong association between national per capita income and national poverty indicators, using...