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Building Consensus on Poverty Reduction

Building Consensus on Poverty Reduction »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2002

Volume/Issue: 39/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451952896

Keywords: poverty reduction, fiscal profligacy, fiscal policy, spending cuts

This paper highlights that despite unprecedented gains in living standards in some countries over the past few decades, poverty continues as a harsh reality in too much of the developing world. The causes lie in pa...

Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution

Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2002

Volume/Issue: 39/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451952896

Keywords: poverty reduction, fiscal profligacy, fiscal policy, spending cuts

This paper highlights that despite unprecedented gains in living standards in some countries over the past few decades, poverty continues as a harsh reality in too much of the developing world. The causes lie in pa...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2008/193

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451800395.002

ISBN: 9781451800395

Keywords: fiscal sustainability, poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, household survey, macroeconomic framework

According to the national household survey conducted during the summer and autumn of 2005, poverty in Afghanistan (headcount rate) is about 33 percent. Economic performance since the fall of the Taliban regime has...

Republic of Armenia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Republic of Armenia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2006/320

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451801637.002

ISBN: 9781451801637

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, social services, social spending, fiscal framework

This Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) discusses Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Armenia, which focuses on the government's commitment to equitable growth and sustained poverty reduction. It reports on t...

POINT of view: Is World Poverty Falling?

POINT of view: Is World Poverty Falling? »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2002

Volume/Issue: 39/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451952896

Keywords: poverty reduction, fiscal profligacy, fiscal policy, spending cuts

This paper highlights that despite unprecedented gains in living standards in some countries over the past few decades, poverty continues as a harsh reality in too much of the developing world. The causes lie in pa...

Taking Stock of Poverty Reduction Efforts

Taking Stock of Poverty Reduction Efforts »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2002

Volume/Issue: 39/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451952896

Keywords: poverty reduction, fiscal profligacy, fiscal policy, spending cuts

This paper highlights that despite unprecedented gains in living standards in some countries over the past few decades, poverty continues as a harsh reality in too much of the developing world. The causes lie in pa...