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Chapter 14. The Unequal Benefits of Fuel Subsidies Revisited: Evidence for Developing Countries

Chapter 14. The Unequal Benefits of Fuel Subsidies Revisited: Evidence for Developing Countries »

Source: Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Ruud Mooij , Sanjeev Gupta , and Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513567754

Keywords: income, tax, taxes, revenue, health

Introduction The negative economic and environmental effects of fuel subsidies are widely recognized. 1 But these subsidies are also undesirable fro...

Sustaining more Inclusive Growth in the Republic of Congo

Sustaining more Inclusive Growth in the Republic of Congo »

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Adrian Alter , Matteo Ghilardi , Rodolfo Maino , Cameron McLoughlin , and Maximilien Queyranne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498317702.087

ISBN: 9781498317702

Keywords: Sustainable development, Congo, Republic of, Inclusive growth, Oil revenues, Nonoil sector, Public investment, Natural resources, Debt sustainability, Poverty and inequality, Fiscal policy

The Republic of Congo has seen dramatic improvement in its debt situation since 2010, following debt relief through the IMF and World Bank Heavily Indebted Poor Countries/Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative. Large...

17 Does Corruption Affect Income Inequality and Poverty?

17 Does Corruption Affect Income Inequality and Poverty? »

Source: Governance, Corruption, and Economic Performance

Series: Books

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , and George Abed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061163

Keywords: decentralization, military spending, military, tax revenue, government expenditure

1. Introduction Government officials may use their authority for private gain in designing and implementing public policies. This phenomenon—defined broadly as corruption (Tanzi, 199...

Dominica: Seventh Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Financing Assurances Review

Dominica: Seventh Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Financing Assurances Review »

Source: Dominica : Seventh Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Financing Assurances Review

Volume/Issue: 2007/1

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451810950

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, revenues

This paper discusses key findings of the Seventh Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) for Dominica. Policy implementation under the program has remained strong. All end-June 2006 performanc...

Dominica: Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Dominica: Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Dominica : Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2005/117

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451810882

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, revenues, debt service

The staff report for the Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility on Dominica highlights economic developments and policies. Import growth has been r...

Evaluating Alternative Approaches to Poverty Alleviation

Evaluating Alternative Approaches to Poverty Alleviation »

Source: Evaluating Alternative Approaches to Poverty Alleviation : Rice Tariffs Versus Targeted Transfers in Madagascar

Volume/Issue: 2008/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul A. Dorosh , David Coady , and Bart Minten

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2008

ISBN: 9781451868715

Keywords: Rice tariffs, targeted transfers, efficiency, distribution, revenue, welfare impact, social welfare, welfare distribution, welfare function, household welfare,

This paper uses a partial equilibrium framework to evaluate the relative efficiency, distributional and revenue implications of rice tariffs and targeted transfers in Madagascar, especially in the context of identi...

Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing and Extension of the Arrangement

Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing and Extension of the Arrangement »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing and Extension of the Arrangement: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2009/135

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451800418

Keywords: debt, budget, grants, revenues, central bank

This paper discusses key findings of the Fifth Review for Afghanistan under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). Performance under the PRGF-supported program has been mixed. Monetary and financial poli...

3. Financial Sector: Risks, Development, and Inclusion

3. Financial Sector: Risks, Development, and Inclusion »

Source: Sustaining more Inclusive Growth in the Republic of Congo

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Adrian Alter , Matteo Ghilardi , Rodolfo Maino , Cameron McLoughlin , and Maximilien Queyranne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498317702

Keywords: Sustainable development, Congo, Republic of, Inclusive growth, Oil revenues, Nonoil sector, Public investment, Natural resources, Debt sustainability, Poverty and inequality, Fiscal policy

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, sub-Saharan Africa is emerging as a fast-growing region. It is attracting investors from all over the world and raising its people’s standard of...

Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis1

Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis1 »

Source: Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2009/13

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2009

ISBN: 9781462374755

Keywords: Asset management, Developed countries, Cross country analysis, Economic recession, Emerging markets, Financial risk, Financial sector, Financial crisis, Revenue measures, Public finance

This note reflects macroeconomic and fiscal forecasts presented with the April 2009 World Economic Outlook, as well as information on fiscal stimulus and financial and industrial sector support gathered through mid...

Fiscal Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa in Response to the Impact of the Global Crisis1

Fiscal Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa in Response to the Impact of the Global Crisis1 »

Source: Fiscal Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa in Response to the Impact of the Global Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2009/10

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Shamsuddin Tareq , Andrew Berg , Victor Lledo , Antonio Spilimbergo , Rolando Ossowski , Irene Yackovlev , Norbert Funke , Alejandro Hajdenberg , and Martin Schindler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 May 2009

ISBN: 9781462335404

Keywords: Emerging markets, Financial crisis, Cross country analysis, Commodities, Commodity price fluctuations, Developing countries, Infrastructure, Government expenditures, Fiscal policy, Social safety nets

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