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Can the Poor Influence Policy? Participatory Poverty Assessments in the Developing World

Can the Poor Influence Policy? Participatory Poverty Assessments in the Developing World »

Series: Books

Author(s): Caroline Kende-Robb

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821350003.071

ISBN: 9780821350003

Keywords: ppa, household surveys, surveys, survey, poverty assessments

The second edition of this book outline show to include the poor using the Participatory Poverty Assessment (PPA) method. This method was developed by the World Bank in partnerships with NGOs, governments, and acad...

Chair’s opening address: Manuel calls for help in closing poverty gap so all can share in benefits of globalization

Chair’s opening address: Manuel calls for help in closing poverty gap so all can share in benefits of globalization »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 19

Volume/Issue: 29/19

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451927269

Keywords: poverty reduction, financial system, macroeconomic stability, poor countries, sustained growth

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...

Closing press conference: Köhler, Wolfensohn stress spirit of cooperation as asset in making globalization work for all

Closing press conference: Köhler, Wolfensohn stress spirit of cooperation as asset in making globalization work for all »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 19

Volume/Issue: 29/19

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451927269

Keywords: poverty reduction, financial system, macroeconomic stability, poor countries, sustained growth

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...

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...

Consumption and Income Inequality in Poland During the Economic Transition

Consumption and Income Inequality in Poland During the Economic Transition »

Source: Consumption and Income Inequality in Poland During the Economic Transition

Volume/Issue: 1999/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad , and Michael Keane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451843101

Keywords: household income, income data, nondurable consumption, income inequality, income distribution

This paper challenges the conventional wisdom that income inequality in Poland increased substantially following the economic transition in 1989–90. The results, based on micro data from the 1985–92 H...

De Rato pledges to help Africa boost growth, cut poverty, and improve health and education

De Rato pledges to help Africa boost growth, cut poverty, and improve health and education »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 33, Issue 16

Volume/Issue: 33/16

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451968774

Keywords: poverty reduction, poverty reduction strategy, country ownership, macroeconomic policy, low-income countries

In July, the IMF’s Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) released the findings of its review of the IMF-World Bank’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) process and the IMF’s Poverty Reductio...

Defining, Measuring and Alleviating Poverty in an Economy in Transition

Defining, Measuring and Alleviating Poverty in an Economy in Transition »

Source: Defining, Measuring and Alleviating Poverty in an Economy in Transition : The Case of Lithuania

Volume/Issue: 1994/116

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Cornelius

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1994

ISBN: 9781451942248

Keywords: social safety net, social benefits, poverty line, social assistance, distribution of income

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

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...

Development Committee communiqué: Ministers stress that global economy, technology should be source for economic, social progress

Development Committee communiqué: Ministers stress that global economy, technology should be source for economic, social progress »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 19

Volume/Issue: 29/19

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451927269

Keywords: poverty reduction, financial system, macroeconomic stability, poor countries, sustained growth

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...

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...