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IMF Applications of Purchasing Power Parity Estimates

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Source: IMF Applications of Purchasing Power Parity Estimates

Volume/Issue: 2010/253

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mick Silver

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

ISBN: 9781455209538

Keywords: International Comparison Program, household goods, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

The IMF's main uses of the International Comparison Program's (ICP) estimates of purchasing power parity (PPP)-adjusted Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are as an element of the formula used to help guide decisions on...

Trade Liberalization in Peru

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Source: Trade Liberalization in Peru : Adjustment Costs Amidst High Labor Mobility

Volume/Issue: 2017/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elin Baldárrago , and Gonzalo Salinas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475585568

Keywords: Trade liberalization, Peru, Poverty, Tariff, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Regional, Urban, and Rural Analyses, General

While trade integration has been an engine of global growth and prosperity some sectors have been negatively affected by increased imports competition, as expected in theory. Higher labor mobility could lower these...

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...

Explaining Inequality and Poverty Reduction in Bolivia

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Source: Explaining Inequality and Poverty Reduction in Bolivia

Volume/Issue: 2015/265

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mauricio Vargas , and Santiago Garriga

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513529608

Keywords: Inequality, income, household income, income distribution, Equity, Justice, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty,

We investigate the factors driving Bolivia's success in reducing inequality and poverty during the last 15 years. Our evidence suggests that the reduction was driven mainly by labor income growth at the bottom end...

Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy Model of a Developing Country

Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy Model of a Developing Country »

Source: Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy Model of a Developing Country

Volume/Issue: 2001/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451855050

Keywords: wage, unemployment, employment, unemployed, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Economic Development: Regional, Urban, and Rural Analyses,

The coexistence of urban and rural poverty and migration to cities is studied in a dual economy model where the acquisition of skills is costly and involves migration to urban areas. In this model, both the distrib...

Inclusive Growth Framework

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Source: Inclusive Growth Framework

Volume/Issue: 2017/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev , and Jingyang Chen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2017

ISBN: 9781484302156

Keywords: growth, inclusiveness, inequality, povery reduction, General, Aggregate Factor Income Distribution, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

The paper suggests an operationally usable framework for the evaluation of growth inclusiveness-the inclusive growth framework (IGF). Based on the data on growth, poverty, and inequality, the framework allows for t...

Poverty Dynamics in Rural India

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Source: Poverty Dynamics in Rural India

Volume/Issue: 2002/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jahangir Aziz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2002

ISBN: 9781451858587

Keywords: provincial poverty, growth, nonparametric estimation, reducing poverty, probability, rate of poverty reduction, equation, survey, Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty,

India’s progress in reducing poverty at the national level masks substantial disparity in the incidence of poverty at the state level. This paper provides a description of the trends in interstate difference...

Poverty in a Wealthy Economy

Poverty in a Wealthy Economy »

Source: Poverty in a Wealthy Economy : The Case of Nigeria

Volume/Issue: 2002/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sudharshan Canagarajah , and Saji Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451853803

Keywords: Targeting, poverty line, changes in poverty, per capita expenditure, incidence of poverty, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper describes the nature and evolution of poverty in Nigeria between 1985 and 1992. It highlights the potential wealth of the Nigerian economy and examines how the economic policies pursued in the 1980s and...

Djibouti's Quest for Inclusive Growth

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Source: Djibouti's Quest for Inclusive Growth

Volume/Issue: 2017/270

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484331118

Keywords: Middle East, Djibouti, Poverty reduction, growth, inclusiveness, inequality, General, Aggregate Factor Income Distribution, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

The paper reviews Djibouti's macroeconomic reforms aimed at achieving middle-income status as envisaged in Vision Djibouti 2035, the authorities' development strategy. In this context, the paper reviews policy opti...

Being Poor, Feeling Poorer

Being Poor, Feeling Poorer »

Source: Being Poor, Feeling Poorer : Inequality, Poverty and Poverty Perceptions in the Western Balkans

Volume/Issue: 2016/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsoka Koczan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2016

ISBN: 9781475515060

Keywords: Poverty and inequality, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of, Montenegro, Serbia, Poverty measurement, Cross country analysis

Emerging Europe has undergone a major economic transformation over the past 25 years. Most countries experienced initial drops in output during transition, followed by recovery in the second half of the 1990s. The...