Browse

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 23 items :

  • Asia and the Pacific x
Clear All
CHAPTER 5 The Fight Against Poverty in Low-Income Countries

CHAPTER 5 The Fight Against Poverty in Low-Income Countries »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2003 : Making the Global Economy Work for All

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062467

Keywords: financial statements, financial sector, communications, balance of payments, repayments

The central objective of the IMF’s operations in low-income countries is deep and lasting poverty reduction, which requires sustained economic growth and policies di...

Combating Poverty: Experience and Prospects

Combating Poverty: Experience and Prospects »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1990

Volume/Issue: 27/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451952063

Keywords: social services, social conditions, social sectors, reducing poverty, human resource development

Providing economic opportunities for the poor and building up their capacity to take advantage of those opportunities can help reduce poverty and ensure sustainable growth...

2. Developments in the Global Economy and Financial Markets

2. Developments in the Global Economy and Financial Markets »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2010 : Supporting a Balanced Global Recovery

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2010

ISBN: 9781616350154

Keywords: financing, finance, debt, credit, bank

The past year has been a roller coaster for the global economy. 4 The severe financial crisis that followed the collapse of Lehman Br...

Do public expenditures reduce inequality?: Concern over income distributional aspects of fiscal policies is growing.

Do public expenditures reduce inequality?: Concern over income distributional aspects of fiscal policies is growing. »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1974

Volume/Issue: 11/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1974

ISBN: 9781616353186

Keywords: distribution of income, income distribution, gnp, income groups, income levels

This paper examines some dimensions of the problem of income inequality. The conventional approach to income inequality is to define the problem in purely relative terms. A familiar technique for this purpose is to...

Foreign Aid and Poverty Reduction

Foreign Aid and Poverty Reduction »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1990

Volume/Issue: 27/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451952063

Keywords: social services, social conditions, social sectors, reducing poverty, human resource development

Providing economic opportunities for the poor and building up their capacity to take advantage of those opportunities can help reduce poverty and ensure sustainable growth...

How Global Financial Markets Affect Sub-Saharan Africa

How Global Financial Markets Affect Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 57, No. 1

Volume: 57

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2010

ISBN: 9781589069114

Keywords: debt overhang, debt relief, indebted countries, external debt, highly indebted countries

Do highly indebted countries suffer from a debt overhang? Can debt relief foster their growth rates? To answer these important questions, this article looks at how the debt-growth relation varies with indebtedness...

Sri Lanka
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Sri Lanka : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2003/106

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451823424.002

ISBN: 9781451823424

Keywords: expenditure, poverty reduction strategy, macroeconomic framework, poverty reduction strategy paper, data sources, Joint Staff Assessment,

The paper presents key findings of the Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Sri Lanka. Despite the country's substantial achievements in human development and the economy's exte...

Sri Lanka
			: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Use of Fund Resources-Request for an Extended Arrangement-Staff Report; Staff Statement; News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion

Sri Lanka : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Use of Fund Resources-Request for an Extended Arrangement-Staff Report; Staff Statement; News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion »

Volume/Issue: 2003/107

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451823486.002

ISBN: 9781451823486

Keywords: debt, interest, deficit, budget, public sector

This paper examines Sri Lanka's Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF), and a Request for an Extended Arrangement. In line with the Poverty Reduction Strategy Pa...

IMFC Communiqué: IMFC Backs Fund Reforms at Time of Strong Global Growth

IMFC Communiqué: IMFC Backs Fund Reforms at Time of Strong Global Growth »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 36 Issue 07

Volume/Issue: 36/7

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451938357

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial globalization, development bank, macroeconomic management

Spring Meetings focus on global growth, imbalances; IMFC communique; economic outlooks for Western Hemisphere, sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and Europe; Aid for Lebanon's recovery; United Kingdom reaps fruits of reform...

In the News: IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings: IMFC Welcomes Plans to Curb Global Imbalances

In the News: IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings: IMFC Welcomes Plans to Curb Global Imbalances »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 36 Issue 07

Volume/Issue: 36/7

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451938357

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial globalization, development bank, macroeconomic management

Spring Meetings focus on global growth, imbalances; IMFC communique; economic outlooks for Western Hemisphere, sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and Europe; Aid for Lebanon's recovery; United Kingdom reaps fruits of reform...