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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...

The Social Effects of Economic Adjustment on Arab Countries

The Social Effects of Economic Adjustment on Arab Countries »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756053.071

ISBN: 9781557756053

Keywords: unemployment, privatization, employment, income distribution, social insurance

The papers presented in this volume edited by Taher H. Kanaan - the eighth in a series of seminars sponsored by the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, the Arab Monetary Fund, the IMF, and the World Bank...

Fund-Supported Programs, Fiscal Policy, and Income Distribution

Fund-Supported Programs, Fiscal Policy, and Income Distribution »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1986

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934645.084

ISBN: 9780939934645

Keywords: taxation, expenditure, salaries, subsidies, income distribution

This is the third in a group of three papers dealing with various aspects of Fund-supported adjustment programs....

Poverty and Social Impact Analysis by the IMF
			: Review of Methodology and Selected Evidence

Poverty and Social Impact Analysis by the IMF : Review of Methodology and Selected Evidence »

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Gillingham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066625.071

ISBN: 9781589066625

Keywords: trade liberalization, partial equilibrium, income distribution, subsidies, sales taxes

The Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) is used by the IMF to provide support for countries' implementation of their poverty reduction and growth strategies. A key requirement in the design of PRGF program...

Economic Policies for a New South Africa

Economic Policies for a New South Africa »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Desmond Lachman , and Kenneth Bercuson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557751980.084

ISBN: 9781557751980

Keywords: expenditure, middle-income countries, tax burden, expenditures, income distribution

Against a backdrop of the dismantling of apartheid and the current government's commitment to negotiating a new constitution based on universal suffrage and protected human rights, discussions are under way on the...

The Distributional Impact of Fiscal Policy in Honduras

The Distributional Impact of Fiscal Policy in Honduras »

Source: The Distributional Impact of Fiscal Policy in Honduras

Volume/Issue: 2008/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Locke Newhouse , Irene Yackovlev , and Robert Gillingham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870268

Keywords: welfare distribution, per, distribution of income, direct taxes, distributional effects,

This paper uses household survey data to estimate the incidence of tax and spending programs in Honduras. Any such exercise is fraught with difficulty, so our simplifying assumptions are carefully explained. Rather...

Reforming environmentally harmful subsidies:
			: How to counteract distributional impacts

Reforming environmentally harmful subsidies: : How to counteract distributional impacts »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Annegrete Bruvoll , John Magne Skjelvik , and Haakon Vennemo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322539

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental and Distribution Policy, Policy Reforms, Economic and Distributional Concerns, Nordic Experiences, Harmful Subsidies, Nordic Council of Ministers

Reforming environmentally harmful subsidies: How to counteract distributional impacts The report discusses the theoretical principles for an efficient environmental and distribution policy and offers a comprehensiv...

Waterbird Populations and Pressures in the Baltic Sea

Waterbird Populations and Pressures in the Baltic Sea »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jochen Bellebaum , Szymon Bzoma , Mindaugas Dagys , Jan Durinck , Stefan Garthe , Gennady Grishanov , Martti Hario , Stefan Heinänen , Jan Jacob Kieckbusch , Ib Krag Petersen , Jan Kube , Andres Kuresoo , Kjell Larsson , Leho Luigujoe , Wodzimierz Meissner , Markku Mikkola Roos , Leif Nilsson , Stefan Pihl , Henrik Skov , Nicole Sonntag , Antra Stipniece , Andy Stock , Hans W. Nehls , and Ramnas Žydelis

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322492

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Wintering Waterbirds, Census, Baltic Sea, Herbivorous Species, Seaducks, Offshore Distribution

This report outlines the results of the internationally coordinated census of wintering waterbirds in the Baltic Sea 2007-2009 undertaken under the SOWBAS project (Status of wintering Waterbird populations in the B...

Should Equity Be a Goal of Economic Policy?

Should Equity Be a Goal of Economic Policy? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757906.051

ISBN: 9781557757906

Keywords: fiscal affairs, income distribution, fiscal affairs department, expenditure policy, unskilled workers

Over the past decade, global output has grown by more than 3 percent a year and inflation has slowed in most regions. The fruits of this growthhave not been shared equally, however, and income disparities have grow...

Development and Income Distribution: Economic growth has been accompanied by increasing inequality in many developing countries. But a strategy of “nibbling” at the problems of income distribution through financial and technical assistance seems promising.

Development and Income Distribution: Economic growth has been accompanied by increasing inequality in many developing countries. But a strategy of “nibbling” at the problems of income distribution through financial and technical assistance seems promising. »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1973

Volume/Issue: 10/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1973

ISBN: 9781616353131

Keywords: income distribution, per capita income, income groups, distribution of income

This paper focuses on the subject of development and income distribution, and suggests a method whereby economic development can be skewed in favor of the poor. The paper underscores that improvements in the distri...