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3. Inequality and Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Sub-Saharan Africa has among the highest levels of inequality—both income and gender—in the world, even after accounting for the lower levels of per capita income in the region. With growing international ev...

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth »

Source: Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Mumtaz Hussain , Monique Newiak , Vimal Thakoor , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484382349

Keywords: Income inequality, gender inequality, economic growth, and sub-Saharan Africa

A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that inequality-income or gender related-can impede economic growth. Using dynamic panel regressions and new time series data, this paper finds that both income and gen...

Madagascar: Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Extension of Arrangement, Waiver of Performance Criteria, and for Interim Assistance under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Madagascar: Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Extension of Arrangement, Waiver of Performance Criteria, and for Interim Assistance under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries »

Source: Madagascar : Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Extension of Arrangement, Waiver of Performance Criteria, and for Interim Assistance under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Volume/Issue: 2003/6

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451825268

Keywords: debt, central bank, budget, debt service, balance of payments

This paper examines Madagascar's 2002 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF), and Requests for Extension of Arrangement. Madagascar's performance under the PRG...

Madagascar: Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Madagascar: Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Madagascar : Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2003/203

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451825305

Keywords: debt, budget, central bank, balance of payments, interest

Madagascar showed satisfactory performance under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) program. Executive Directors agreed that the crisis has undermined the timely achievement of the program, requiring...

Republic of Madagascar: Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Requests for Extension of the Arrangement and Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Republic of Madagascar: Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Requests for Extension of the Arrangement and Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries »

Source: Republic of Madagascar : Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Requests for Extension of the Arrangement and Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Volume/Issue: 2004/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451825299

Keywords: debt, budget, central bank, interest, balance of payments

Madagascar showed strong economic growth and low inflation under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) Arrangement. Executive Directors commended these developments, and stressed the need to restore fisc...

Republic of Madagascar: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

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Source: Republic of Madagascar : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2004/402

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451936773

Keywords: teachers, education, primary school, primary schools

This paper examines the first annual report on the implementation of Madagascar's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The report reviews the status of achievements on policy measures, action plans, as well as...

Republic of Madagascar: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

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Source: Republic of Madagascar : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2004/402

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451936773

Keywords: teachers, education, primary school, primary schools

This paper examines the first annual report on the implementation of Madagascar's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The report reviews the status of achievements on policy measures, action plans, as well as...

Republic of Madagascar: Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Republic of Madagascar: Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Republic of Madagascar : Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2005/156

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451825343

Keywords: debt, budget, central bank, interest

This paper examines Madagascar's Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). Madagascar's performance under the program in 2004 has been broadly satisfactor...