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Inequalities and Growth in the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Region

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Source: Inequalities and Growth in the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Region

Volume/Issue: 2012/290

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Basdevant , Dalmacio Benicio , and Yorbol Yakhshilikov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 2012

ISBN: 9781616359386

Keywords: Growth, Inequalities, SACU, human capital, income inequalities, gini, gini coefficient,

This paper applies the work of Berg and Ostry (2011) to the SACU region, to identify how inequalities have played a role in growth in each of these countries, and elaborates policy options to mitigate the effects o...

Infrastructure and Income Distribution in ASEAN-5

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Source: Infrastructure and Income Distribution in ASEAN-5 : What are the Links?

Volume/Issue: 2013/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dulani Seneviratne , and Yan Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2013

ISBN: 9781589068018

Keywords: ASEAN-5, GINI, gini index, income equality, Infrastructures, Asia including Middle East,

Adequate infrastructure has long been viewed as an important factor in economic development. Based on regressions covering 76 advanced and emerging market economies, this paper estimates the impact of infrastructur...

Botswana: Selected Issues

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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...

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...

National Income and Its Distribution*

National Income and Its Distribution* »

Source: National Income and Its Distribution

Volume/Issue: 2014/101

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Markus Bruckner , Era Dabla-Norris , and Mark Gradstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498347815

Keywords: inequality, growth, gini, gini coefficient, dependent variable, Personal Income and Wealth Distribution, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

Does the distribution of income within a country become more equal as it grows richer? This paper uses plausibly exogenous variations in trade-weighted world income and international oil price shocks as instruments...

Taking Down the Wall: Transition and Inequality

Taking Down the Wall: Transition and Inequality »

Source: Taking Down the Wall: Transition and Inequality

Volume/Issue: 2020/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik , and Carolina Correa-Caro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513527871

Keywords: Income inequality, Economic reforms, Economic growth, Demographic indicators, Income distribution, fiscal policy, transition economies, WP, Gini coefficient, Gini

This paper investigates the main determinants of income inequality in transition countries during the period 1990-2018. To this end, we address a major methodological challenge that lies at the core of the cross-co...

People’s Republic of China—Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Selected Issues

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Source: People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/21

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484395776

Keywords: Income inequality, Economic conditions, Tax reforms, Selected issues, Tax revenue, Tax rates, Income tax revenue, Investment, Cost of living, Gini

This Selected Issues paper discusses income inequality in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR). Income inequality in Hong Kong SAR remains high, despite declining recently. Redistributive policies implemen...

People’s Republic of China—Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Selected Issues

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Source: People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/21

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484395776

Keywords: Income inequality, Economic conditions, Tax reforms, Selected issues, Tax revenue, Tax rates, Income tax revenue, Investment, Cost of living, Gini

This Selected Issues paper discusses income inequality in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR). Income inequality in Hong Kong SAR remains high, despite declining recently. Redistributive policies implemen...

People’s Republic of China—Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Selected Issues

People’s Republic of China—Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Selected Issues »

Source: People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/21

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484395776

Keywords: Income inequality, Economic conditions, Tax reforms, Selected issues, Tax revenue, Tax rates, Income tax revenue, Investment, Cost of living, Gini

This Selected Issues paper discusses income inequality in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR). Income inequality in Hong Kong SAR remains high, despite declining recently. Redistributive policies implemen...

Advancing Inclusive Growth in Cambodia

Advancing Inclusive Growth in Cambodia »

Source: Advancing Inclusive Growth in Cambodia

Volume/Issue: 2019/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Niels-Jakob Hansen , and Albe Gjonbalaj

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 2019

ISBN: 9781513510552

Keywords: National accounts, Tax revenue, Disposable income, Consumption, Employment, Inequality, Public Investment, Cambodia., WP, property taxation

We evaluate the impact of fiscal reforms on growth and inequality in Cambodia using a calibrated general equilibrium model with heterogeneous agents (Peralta-Alva et al., 2018). Over the last two decades, Cambodia'...