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Poverty Alleviation in a Financial Programming Framework

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Source: Poverty Alleviation in a Financial Programming Framework : An Integrated Approach

Volume/Issue: 1995/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sheetal Chand , and Parthasarathi Shome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1995

ISBN: 9781451844740

Keywords: poverty line, financial programming, balance of payments, financial programming model, poverty alleviation

Poverty alleviation is typically addressed in financial programming through additive programs that target vulnerable groups but without modifying the underlying stabilization and adjustment targets. Instead, this p...

Poverty and Social Impact Analysis

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Source: Poverty and Social Impact Analysis : Linking Macroeconomic Policies to Poverty Outcomes: Summary of Early Experiences

Volume/Issue: 2003/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Caroline Kende-Robb

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451846348

Keywords: Macroeconomic policies, expenditure, expenditures, impact analysis, household surveys, Welfare and Poverty: General, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

The objective of this paper is to present some early experiences of poverty and social impact analysis (PSIA) from the PRGF-supported programs in the African Department. The paper illustrates that many staff countr...

Poverty and Social Impact Analysis

Poverty and Social Impact Analysis »

Source: Poverty and Social Impact Analysis : A Suggested Framework

Volume/Issue: 2003/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shahabuddin Hossain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2003

ISBN: 9781451859935

Keywords: Poverty and social impact analysis, incidence analysis, computable general-equilibrium models, equivalent variation, effective taxes, linear expenditure system, value-added tax, expenditure, household groups, distributional impact

Following the adoption by the international community of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) approach, which provides the basis for concessional lending by the multilateral institutions, there has been a re...

Poverty Dynamics in Rural India

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Source: Poverty Dynamics in Rural India

Volume/Issue: 2002/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jahangir Aziz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2002

ISBN: 9781451858587

Keywords: provincial poverty, growth, nonparametric estimation, reducing poverty, probability, rate of poverty reduction, equation, survey, Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty,

India’s progress in reducing poverty at the national level masks substantial disparity in the incidence of poverty at the state level. This paper provides a description of the trends in interstate difference...

Poverty, Growth, and Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa

Poverty, Growth, and Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Poverty, Growth, and Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa : Did the Walk Match the Talk under the PRSP Approach?

Volume/Issue: 2015/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daouda Sembene

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513520773

Keywords: Growth, Inequality, PRSP, poverty reduction, poor, poverty reduction strategies, General,

Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have shown strong signs of growth resilience in the aftermath of the recent global crisis. Yet, this paper finds evidence that growth has more...

Poverty in a Wealthy Economy

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Source: Poverty in a Wealthy Economy : The Case of Nigeria

Volume/Issue: 2002/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sudharshan Canagarajah , and Saji Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451853803

Keywords: Targeting, poverty line, changes in poverty, per capita expenditure, incidence of poverty, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper describes the nature and evolution of poverty in Nigeria between 1985 and 1992. It highlights the potential wealth of the Nigerian economy and examines how the economic policies pursued in the 1980s and...

Poverty, Income Distribution, and Economic Policy in the Philippines

Poverty, Income Distribution, and Economic Policy in the Philippines »

Source: Poverty, Income Distribution, and Economic Policy in the Philippines

Volume/Issue: 1998/20

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Gerson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1998

ISBN: 9781451922196

Keywords: Poverty, Income Distribution, expenditure, distribution of income, government expenditure, income groups

Income distribution in the Philippines is highly uneven, and poverty rates are higher than in other ASEAN countries. In addition, although the poverty rate has declined over time, the rate of decline has been lower...

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries

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Source: Rural Poverty in Developing Countries : Issues and Policies

Volume/Issue: 2000/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mahmood Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2000

ISBN: 9781451850093

Keywords: Rural poverty; developing countries; issues and policies, rural poverty, health care, agricultural growth, agricultural land, rural women

In most developing countries, poverty is more widespread and severe in rural than in urban areas. The author reviews some important aspects of rural poverty and draws key implications for public policy. He presents...

Short- and Long-Term Poverty and Social Policy in a 'Snakes and Ladders' Model of Growth

Short- and Long-Term Poverty and Social Policy in a 'Snakes and Ladders' Model of Growth »

Source: Short- and Long-Term Poverty and Social Policy in a 'Snakes and Ladders' Model of Growth

Volume/Issue: 2001/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alfredo Cuevas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451858570

Keywords: social insurance, income distribution, social safety nets, social safety net, Welfare and Poverty: General, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models,

Throughout the world, the great popularity of programs to protect those who may fall into poverty stands in contrast with the weakness of policies aimed at helping individuals who are already poor to overcome long-...

Subsidy Reforms and Poverty Alleviation

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Source: Subsidy Reforms and Poverty Alleviation

Volume/Issue: 2001/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chandra Bhambhri , and Parkash Chander

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451854909

Keywords: subsidy, reforms, quality, deadweight loss, budgetary constraints, fiscal savings, fiscal balance, Consumer Economics: Theory, Publicly Provided Private Goods, Fiscal Policies And Behavior Of Economic Agents

This paper presents a general framework for characterizing the optimal pattern of subsidies for poverty alleviation under budgetary constraints and suggests possible reforms for the existing pattern of subsidies. T...