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International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2017

Promoting Inclusive Growth

How to get global growth going again through trade, productivity, reducing inequality, and promoting women's economic empowerment.

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2018

Building a Shared Future

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2018.

Economic Policy and Equity

Economic Policy and Equity »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757883.071

ISBN: 9781557757883

Keywords: income distribution, transition economies, income inequality, distribution of income, wage

This book brings together the views not only of policymakers and academics but also of religious leaders and labor leaders from around the world- including the 1998 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Amartya Sen - who pa...

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Selected Issues

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Selected Issues »

Source: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/326

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513547725

Keywords: poverty, income, inequality, poverty reduction, income inequality

This Selected Issues paper reviews the evolution of inequality in Ethiopia and discusses the role of various macroeconomic policies as well as structural factors. With a Gini coefficient of 30, Ethiopia remains amo...

Fiscal Monitor, October 2017
			: Tackling Inequality

Fiscal Monitor, October 2017 : Tackling Inequality »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484312483.089

ISBN: 9781484312483

Keywords: Income inequality, Tax rates, Fiscal policy, inequality, fiscal redistribution, tax progressivity, universal basic income, education, health

At the global level, inequality has declined substantially over the past three decades, but within national boundaries, the picture is mixed: some countries have experienced a reduction in inequality while others,...

Republic of Lithuania

Republic of Lithuania »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/126

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484356180

Keywords: income, inequality, income inequality, disposable income, income distribution

This paper discusses the main characteristics and causes of Lithuania's inequality differentials relative to peers, and suggests policies that may reduce them. Although Lithuania has recovered well from the 2008-09...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015
			: Sub-Saharan Africa

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

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2015

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513562490.086

ISBN: 9781513562490

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

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened after more than a decade of solid growth, although this overall outlook masks considerable variation across the region. Some countries have been negatively affected by fall...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015
			: Sub-Saharan Africa

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513597331.086

ISBN: 9781513597331

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

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened after more than a decade of solid growth, although this overall outlook masks considerable variation across the region. Some countries have been negatively affected by fall...

Colombia: Selected Issues Paper

Colombia: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Colombia : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2015/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513546261

Keywords: income, inequality, income inequality, labor market, economic growth

This Selected Issues paper addresses key areas that would contribute to maintaining macroeconomic stability and inclusive growth. Strong economic growth in Colombia has significantly reduced poverty, but has had li...

Colombia: Selected Issues Paper

Colombia: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Colombia : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2015/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513546261

Keywords: income, inequality, income inequality, labor market, economic growth

This Selected Issues paper addresses key areas that would contribute to maintaining macroeconomic stability and inclusive growth. Strong economic growth in Colombia has significantly reduced poverty, but has had li...

Colombia: Selected Issues Paper

Colombia: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Colombia : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2015/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513546261

Keywords: income, inequality, income inequality, labor market, economic growth

This Selected Issues paper addresses key areas that would contribute to maintaining macroeconomic stability and inclusive growth. Strong economic growth in Colombia has significantly reduced poverty, but has had li...

Colombia: Selected Issues Paper

Colombia: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Colombia : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2015/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513546261

Keywords: income, inequality, income inequality, labor market, economic growth

This Selected Issues paper addresses key areas that would contribute to maintaining macroeconomic stability and inclusive growth. Strong economic growth in Colombia has significantly reduced poverty, but has had li...