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Serbia and Montenegro
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Progress Reports:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Serbia and Montenegro : Poverty Reduction Strategy Progress Reports: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2006/139

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451833614.002

ISBN: 9781451833614

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty monitoring, pro-poor, vulnerable groups

This Joint Staff Advisory Note discusses the Poverty Reduction Strategy Progress (PRSP) Reports for Serbia and Montenegro. Although the strong economic growth in recent years in Serbia has improved average living s...

The Gambia
			: Addendum to the Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

The Gambia : Addendum to the Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2008/110

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815610.002

ISBN: 9781451815610

Keywords: pro-poor growth, reduction strategy, civil society organizations, poverty reduction strategy

The Gambian authorities produced two Annual Progress Reports (APRs) covering implementation of the first Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) during 2002-03 and 2004, respectively. This addendum is organized aro...

Togo
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Togo : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2008/166

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2008

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475507942.002

ISBN: 9781475507942

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, household survey, macroeconomic framework, reform agenda, capacity constraints, community development, financial institutions, pro-poor

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Union of the Comoros
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

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

Volume/Issue: 2010/189

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455203376.002

ISBN: 9781455203376

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, pro-poor, implementation capacity, poverty reduction strategy paper

Despite offering a more realistic macroeconomic outlook than the I-Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP), the baseline scenario under the full Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy Paper (PRGSP) is overly optimis...

Being Poor, Feeling Poorer
			: Inequality, Poverty and Poverty Perceptions in the Western Balkans

Being Poor, Feeling Poorer : Inequality, Poverty and Poverty Perceptions in the Western Balkans »

Volume/Issue: 2016/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsoka Koczan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475515060.001

ISBN: 9781475515060

Keywords: Poverty and inequality, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of, Montenegro, Serbia, Poverty measurement, Cross country analysis

Emerging Europe has undergone a major economic transformation over the past 25 years. Most countries experienced initial drops in output during transition, followed by recovery in the second half of the 1990s. The...

Debt Build-up in Frontier Low-Income Developing Countries (LIDCs) since 2012: Global or Country-specific Factors and Way Forward?

Debt Build-up in Frontier Low-Income Developing Countries (LIDCs) since 2012: Global or Country-specific Factors and Way Forward? »

Volume/Issue: 2019/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Constance de Soyres , Anna Rogantini Picco , and Randa Sab

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484396247.001

ISBN: 9781484396247

Keywords: Domestic debt, Real interest rates, Economic growth, Heavily indebted poor countries, Interest rate increases, Debt build-up;Frontier LIDCs;global and country-specific factors;debt-to-GDP ratio;debt-to-GDP;country-specific;federal fund rate;fund rate

This paper focuses on the debt build-up that frontier low-income developing countries (LIDCs) have faced since 2012. First, it documents a 20-percentage point increase in the external and government debt-to-GDP ra...

Inclusive Growth and Inequality in Senegal

Inclusive Growth and Inequality in Senegal »

Volume/Issue: 2013/215

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475580266.001

ISBN: 9781475580266

Keywords: growth, inclusiveness, low-income countries, inclusive growth, pro-poor, pro-poor growth, gini, General, Aggregate Factor Income Distribution, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty,

The paper examines Senegal’s growth performance from the perspective of its povertyreducing and distributional characteristics, and discusses policies that might help make growth more inclusive. The main fin...

Inclusive Growth
			: Measurement and Determinants

Inclusive Growth : Measurement and Determinants »

Volume/Issue: 2013/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Anand , Saurabh Mishra , and Shanaka Peiris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484323212.001

ISBN: 9781484323212

Keywords: pro-poor growth, distribution, equity, inequality, social mobility, pro-poor, distribution of income, welfare function, Justice, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement

We estimate a unified measure of inclusive growth for emerging markets by integrating their economic growth performance and income distribution outcomes, using data over three decades. Country distributions are cal...

India
			: Is the Rising Tide Lifting All Boats?

India : Is the Rising Tide Lifting All Boats? »

Volume/Issue: 2008/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Petia Topalova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451869163.001

ISBN: 9781451869163

Keywords: inequality, consumption growth, growth rate, growth rates, pro-poor growth,

While many have celebrated India's accelerating economic growth, some have expressed concern about the distributional impacts of the growth process. Cognizant of the vulnerability of its large population below pove...

Natural Resources, Volatility, and Inclusive Growth
			: Perspectives From the Middle East and North Africa

Natural Resources, Volatility, and Inclusive Growth : Perspectives From the Middle East and North Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2012/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mustapha Nabli , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503326.001

ISBN: 9781475503326

Keywords: Natural resources;, volatility;, inclusive growth;, Middle East and North Africa., resource-rich countries, natural resource, resource-poor countries, natural resource curse, Equity, Justice

This paper takes stock of the economic performance of resource rich countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) over the past forty years. While those countries have maintained high levels of income per ca...