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Can the Poor Influence Policy? Participatory Poverty Assessments in the Developing World

Can the Poor Influence Policy? Participatory Poverty Assessments in the Developing World »

Series: Books

Author(s): Caroline Kende-Robb

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821350003.071

ISBN: 9780821350003

Keywords: ppa, household surveys, surveys, survey, poverty assessments

The second edition of this book outline show to include the poor using the Participatory Poverty Assessment (PPA) method. This method was developed by the World Bank in partnerships with NGOs, governments, and acad...

Chair’s opening address: Manuel calls for help in closing poverty gap so all can share in benefits of globalization

Chair’s opening address: Manuel calls for help in closing poverty gap so all can share in benefits of globalization »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 19

Volume/Issue: 29/19

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451927269

Keywords: poverty reduction, financial system, macroeconomic stability, poor countries, sustained growth

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Closing press conference: Köhler, Wolfensohn stress spirit of cooperation as asset in making globalization work for all

Closing press conference: Köhler, Wolfensohn stress spirit of cooperation as asset in making globalization work for all »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 19

Volume/Issue: 29/19

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451927269

Keywords: poverty reduction, financial system, macroeconomic stability, poor countries, sustained growth

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Conference debates complex links between macroeconomic policies and poverty reduction

Conference debates complex links between macroeconomic policies and poverty reduction »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 07

Volume/Issue: 31/7

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451933673

Keywords: poverty reduction, debt relief, international monetary fund, poverty reduction strategy paper, economic outlook

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

De Rato pledges to help Africa boost growth, cut poverty, and improve health and education

De Rato pledges to help Africa boost growth, cut poverty, and improve health and education »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 33, Issue 16

Volume/Issue: 33/16

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451968774

Keywords: poverty reduction, poverty reduction strategy, country ownership, macroeconomic policy, low-income countries

In July, the IMF’s Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) released the findings of its review of the IMF-World Bank’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) process and the IMF’s Poverty Reductio...

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...

Development Committee communiqué: Ministers stress that global economy, technology should be source for economic, social progress

Development Committee communiqué: Ministers stress that global economy, technology should be source for economic, social progress »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 19

Volume/Issue: 29/19

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451927269

Keywords: poverty reduction, financial system, macroeconomic stability, poor countries, sustained growth

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

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...