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Niger

Niger »

Source: Niger : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2008/149

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451828795

Keywords: child protection, population growth, child mortality, child labour, social services

The Government of the Republic of Niger has implemented the Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS), which describes the country's macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction....

Ghana

Ghana »

Source: Ghana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2006/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451814934

Keywords: hiv/aids, street children, service delivery, child labour, health care

Ghana's current socio-economic development agenda is to attain middle-income status. The emphasis is on changing the structure of the economy by developing the private sector, diversifying the export base, and incr...

United Republic of Tanzania

United Republic of Tanzania »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2006/142

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451838473

Keywords: hiv, vulnerable groups, child labour, basic needs, pms

This paper on the United Republic of Tanzania's Poverty Reduction Strategy reports that increases in investments in infrastructure such as roads, telecommunications, mining, and tourism have been recorded owing to...

Botswana: Selected Issues

Botswana: Selected Issues »

Source: Botswana : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2012/235

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475504897

Keywords: income inequalities, gini coefficient, child labor, redistributive policies, social safety

Poverty and unemployment remained high in Botswana. The shortcomings of the labor market policies are responsible for a high unemployment rate. This selected issues paper sheds considerable light on ways that Botsw...

Tanzania

Tanzania »

Source: Tanzania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2003/96

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451838367

Keywords: primary education, child labor, primary schools, basic needs, food security

This paper presents the Second Progress Report 2001/02 for Tanzania's Poverty Reduction Strategy. The report highlights the mileage achieved during 2001/02, and provides a synthesized poverty profile. It presents i...

Botswana

Botswana »

Source: Botswana : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2012/235

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475504897

Keywords: income inequalities, gini coefficient, child labor, redistributive policies, social safety

Poverty and unemployment remained high in Botswana. The shortcomings of the labor market policies are responsible for a high unemployment rate. This selected issues paper sheds considerable light on ways that Botsw...

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso »

Source: Burkina Faso : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2007/320

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451803921

Keywords: vocational training, food security, primary school, young people, child labor

This report reviews the Priority Action Program (PAP) for Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) implementation in Burkina Faso. The PAP makes the PRSP operational and increases the visibility of public policies i...

Tanzania

Tanzania »

Source: Tanzania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2004/282

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451838374

Keywords: child labor, hiv/aids, pms, health services, food security, Tanzania, United Republic of,

This paper reviews the Third Progress Report 2002/03 for Tanzania's Poverty Reduction Strategy. The report highlights what the government did during the past year in terms of policy developments, an assessment of t...

Household Income As A Determinant of Child Labor and School Enrollment in Brazil

Household Income As A Determinant of Child Labor and School Enrollment in Brazil »

Source: Household Income As A Determinant of Child Labor and School Enrollment in Brazil : Evidence From A Social Security Reform

Volume/Issue: 2008/241

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Irineu de Carvalho Filho

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451870992

Keywords: social security reform, child labor, family, school enrollment, old-age benefits, benefits, wage, minimum wage, younger siblings,

This paper studies the effects of household income on labor participation and school enrollment of children aged 10 to 14 in Brazil using a social security reform as a source of exogenous variation in household inc...

How Good Are Ex Ante Program Evaluation Techniques? The Case of School Enrollment in PROGRESA

How Good Are Ex Ante Program Evaluation Techniques? The Case of School Enrollment in PROGRESA »

Source: How Good Are Ex Ante Program Evaluation Techniques? The Case of School Enrollment in PROGRESA

Volume/Issue: 2009/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabian Bornhorst

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873344

Keywords: microsimulation, conditional transfers, demand for schooling, child labor, PROGRESA, schooling, enrollment ratio, school attendance, school enrollment, Time Allocation and Labor Supply

This paper evaluates a microsimulation technique by comparing the simulated outcome of a program with its actual effect. The ex ante evaluation is carried out for a conditional cash transfer program, where poor hou...