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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...

Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution

Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution »

Source: Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution

Volume/Issue: 2002/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451842050

Keywords: Financial crises, poverty line, incidence of poverty, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty,

Developing and transition economies are prone to financial crises, including balance of payments and banking crises. These crises affect poverty and the distribution of income through a variety of channels: slowdow...

Global Poverty Estimates

Global Poverty Estimates »

Source: Global Poverty Estimates : A Sensitivity Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2011/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Camelia Minoiu , and Shatakshee Dhongde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463922009

Keywords: global poverty, household surveys, international poverty line, poverty line, surveys, statistics, Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods, Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions

Current estimates of global poverty vary substantially across studies. In this paper we undertake a novel sensitivity analysis to highlight the importance of methodological choices in estimating global poverty. We...

Global Relative Poverty

Global Relative Poverty »

Source: Global Relative Poverty

Volume/Issue: 2009/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lynge Nielsen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872408

Keywords: Relative poverty, global income inequality, poverty line, poverty analysis, official poverty,

The paper provides estimates of global relative poverty trends from 1970 onwards. Relative poverty is shown to have decreased significantly, but at the same time there has been a worsening poverty outcome among up...

Burundi
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Burundi : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2007/109

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451802931.002

ISBN: 9781451802931

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, social services, poverty line

This Joint Staff Advisory Note provides comments and advice on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP), plans for its implementation, and priorities for strengthening it, including through annual progress repor...

Chad
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Chad : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2003/209

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836400.002

ISBN: 9781451836400

Keywords: per, expenditure, poverty reduction strategy, fiscal policy, poverty line

The national poverty reduction strategy (NPRS) is the concrete manifestation of the government's commitment with respect to Chad's eligibility under the enhanced highly indebted poor countries (EHIPC) initiative. T...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2005/332

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451835069.002

ISBN: 9781451835069

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, national poverty reduction strategy, poverty line, social services, Sao Tome and Principe,

This paper focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe. The National Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper represents the result of analyses of the country...

Dominica
			: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Dominica : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2004/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451810844.002

ISBN: 9781451810844

Keywords: poverty line, social protection, poverty reduction strategy, social security, macroeconomic framework

Poverty in Dominica exhibits the following: poor households tend to be larger than nonpoor households; poor households contain proportionately fewer persons of working age, and there is no significant difference in...

Georgia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report- Joint Staff Advisory Note

Georgia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report- Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2005/210

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451814583.002

ISBN: 9781451814583

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, poverty line, social safety net

The Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report on Georgia evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of the poverty reduction objectives and strategies. Participation of st...

Haiti
			: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Haiti : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2007/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451817676.002

ISBN: 9781451817676

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, poverty line, implementation capacity

This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP) for Haiti. The I-PRSP outlines the main areas of actions envisaged by the authorities to reduce poverty as well as the...