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Health Aid and Infant Mortality1

Health Aid and Infant Mortality1 »

Source: Health Aid and Infant Mortality

Volume/Issue: 2007/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Locke Newhouse , and Prachi Mishra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866643

Keywords: health aid, public health, fertility, Health: General,

This paper examines the relationship between health aid and infant mortality, using data from 118 countries between 1973 and 2004. Health aid has a statistically significant effect on infant mortality: doubling per...

Union of the Comoros

Union of the Comoros »

Source: Union of the Comoros : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2006/191

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451809145

Keywords: primary school, health services, formal education, fertility rate

The Union of the Comoros's Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRGS) paper reports that the government's macroeconomic objectives under the PRGS framework entail preserving major economic equilibria. To increase co...

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo »

Source: Democratic Republic of the Congo : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2013/226

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484313183

Keywords: population growth, sexual violence, prenatal, fertility, infant mortality

This Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper on the Democratic Republic of Congo discusses economic policies and development. The macroeconomic and budget framework has been developed to take into account the effects of s...

Bénin

Bénin »

Source: Bénin : Document de stratégie pour la réduction de la pauvreté

Volume/Issue: 2011/307

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2011

Language: French

ISBN: 9781463922597

Keywords: decentralization, population growth, public financial management, financial management, public finance, fertility, hiv/aids, public investment, births, budget execution

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Wage Gaps and Development

Wage Gaps and Development »

Source: Wage Gaps and Development : Lessons from U.S. History

Volume/Issue: 2007/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alex Mourmouras , and Peter Rangazas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451866698

Keywords: economic development, schooling, fertility, rural-urban wage gaps, structural transformation, calibrated dynamic general equilibrium models, farm, wage, farming, worker

During the course of development, wages and labor productivity are much higher in the nonfarm sectors of the economy than in agriculture. In this paper, we examine the sources and consequences of wage and productiv...

Foreign Aid Policy and Sources of Poverty

Foreign Aid Policy and Sources of Poverty »

Source: Foreign Aid Policy and Sources of Poverty : A Quantitative Framework

Volume/Issue: 2006/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alex Mourmouras , and Peter Rangazas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862744

Keywords: growth, schooling, fertility, capital mobility, fiscal policy, private capital, capital intensity, capital formation, international capital flows, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions

The econometric literature has been unable to establish a robust association between foreign aid and growth and poverty reduction. In this paper we argue that aid effectiveness must be assessed using methods that g...

What Can Boost Female Labor Force Participation in Asia?

What Can Boost Female Labor Force Participation in Asia? »

Source: What Can Boost Female Labor Force Participation in Asia?

Volume/Issue: 2015/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yuko Kinoshita , and Fang Guo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498329750

Keywords: female labor force participation, fertility, labor market duality, employment, labor, labor force, female labor, regular employment, Labor Economics Policies, Economics of Gender

Both Japan and Korea are trying to boost female labor force participation (FLFP) as they face the challenges of a rapidly aging population. Though FLFP has generally been on a rising trend, the female labor force...

Growth and Volatility in an Era of Globalization

Growth and Volatility in an Era of Globalization »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 52, Special Issue, IMF Conference in Honor of Michael Mussa

Volume: 52

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 2005

ISBN: 9781589064478

Keywords: Economic reforms, Economic stabilization, Exchange rates, Financial crises, Exchange rate policy, Business cycles, Econometric models, Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Conferences

This paper focuses on expectations for the American economy focused on the likelihood of secular stagnation, which continued to be debated throughout the post-war period. Concerns rose during the late 1960s and ear...

Health Aid and Infant Mortality

Health Aid and Infant Mortality »

Volume/Issue: 2007/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Locke Newhouse , and Prachi Mishra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866643.001

ISBN: 9781451866643

Keywords: health aid, public health, fertility, Health: General,

This paper examines the relationship between health aid and infant mortality, using data from 118 countries between 1973 and 2004. Health aid has a statistically significant effect on infant mortality: doubling per...

Union of the Comoros
			: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Union of the Comoros : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2006/191

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451809145.002

ISBN: 9781451809145

Keywords: primary school, health services, formal education, fertility rate

The Union of the Comoros's Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRGS) paper reports that the government's macroeconomic objectives under the PRGS framework entail preserving major economic equilibria. To increase co...