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Bulgaria

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Source: Bulgaria : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2014/24

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484396339

Keywords: social protection, social assistance, social transfers, social protection spending

This Selected Issues paper reviews recent developments in growth and employment in Bulgaria and highlights key constraints to growth suggested by cross-country competitiveness studies. Bulgaria's GDP has grown subs...

Republic of Moldova

Republic of Moldova »

Source: Republic of Moldova : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Evaluation Report 2005

Volume/Issue: 2006/185

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451825084

Keywords: social insurance, poverty line, social assistance, unemployment

This paper reviews the Poverty Reduction Strategy Annual Evaluation Report 2005 for Moldova. Economic growth and income redistribution policies promoted in the context of Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction Strat...

The Social Safety Net in Albania

The Social Safety Net in Albania »

Source: The Social Safety Net in Albania

Volume/Issue: 1996/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natasha Koliadina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1996

ISBN: 9781451851861

Keywords: benefits, unemployment, social assistance, compensation

This paper reviews the developments in the social safety net system of Albania since the beginning of its economic adjustment program in mid-1992 through the third quarter of 1995. It shows that the social safety n...

Effective Taxation for Recipients of Social Assistance in Germany and the Consequences of the 1996 Tax Reform

Effective Taxation for Recipients of Social Assistance in Germany and the Consequences of the 1996 Tax Reform »

Source: Effective Taxation for Recipients of Social Assistance in Germany and the Consequences of the 1996 Tax Reform

Volume/Issue: 1995/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Thimann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451854213

Keywords: social assistance, child allowances, unemployment

This paper explores the problem of effective taxation at the lower end of the income scale in Germany. For the recipients of social income maintenance--currently about 1.8 million nationals--effective taxation cons...

Republic of Moldova

Republic of Moldova »

Source: Republic of Moldova : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2004/395

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451824995

Keywords: social insurance, public administration, social protection, civil society, social assistance

This paper examines Moldova's Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (EGPRSP) covering 2004-06. The EGPRSP has the potential to become an effective tool for continuous strategic planning, and for prov...

Azerbaijan Republic

Azerbaijan Republic »

Source: Azerbaijan Republic : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2003/105

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451802597

Keywords: expenditure, social insurance, social assistance, social protection, expenditures

This paper reviews Azerbaijan's State Program on Poverty Reduction and Economic Development 2003-2005 (SPPRED). The Poverty Reduction Program in Azerbaijan has attracted an extensive and high degree of interest, ma...

Germany

Germany »

Source: Germany : Selected Background Issues

Volume/Issue: 1995/101

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 1995

ISBN: 9781451810394

Keywords: unemployment, social assistance, employment, unemployment rate, bargaining

This Selected Background Issues paper examines the process of international financial integration in Germany, focusing on both banking and securities markets. The examination is useful both because of the size and...

Albania

Albania »

Source: Albania : Income Distribution, Poverty, and Social Safety Nets in the Transition, 1991-1993

Volume/Issue: 1994/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1994

ISBN: 9781451854541

Keywords: social assistance, wage, benefits, unemployment, dependents

This paper examines developments in Albania’s income distribution and poverty during the transition to a market-oriented economy. It pays particular attention to the impact of price liberalization on the agr...

Mongolia

Mongolia »

Source: Mongolia : Statistical Annex

Volume/Issue: 2000/26

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451826784

Keywords: expenditure, social security, total expenditure, social assistance, capital expenditure

This report provides the details of the IMF's projections and estimates for Mongolia on selected economic indicators, 1995-98; gross domestic product; output of major agricultural products and basic industrial and...

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...