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Republic of Uzbekistan

Republic of Uzbekistan »

Source: Republic of Uzbekistan : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2005/160

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451839814

Keywords: living standards, health care, social protection, social security, disabled

This paper reviews Uzbekistan's Interim Welfare Improvement Strategy Paper (I-WISP). I-WISP defines the main directions and measures aimed at improving living standards and reducing poverty among the population of...

Vietnam

Vietnam »

Source: Vietnam : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2004/25

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2004

ISBN: 9781451840261

Keywords: health care, water supply, living standards, hiv/aids, family planning

This paper assesses the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper of Vietnam, known as the Comprehensive Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy (CPRGS). It is an action program to achieve economic growth and poverty reductio...

Mongolia

Mongolia »

Source: Mongolia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2003/277

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451826814

Keywords: social insurance, living standards, social welfare, unemployment, maternal mortality

The report provides the details of the assessment on Mongolia's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper. It describes the Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EGPRS), which presents main policy directions of th...

Republic of Uzbekistan

Republic of Uzbekistan »

Source: Republic of Uzbekistan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2008/34

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2008

ISBN: 9781451839838

Keywords: living standards, social protection, child mortality, maternal mortality, child health

The Welfare Improvement Strategy (WIS) of Uzbekistan has the objective of improving living standards of its people with the help of strong economic policies for all priority areas of development. The report reviews...

Productivity Growth in the Nordic Countries
			: An Appraisal of Analysis, Data and Methodological Information

Productivity Growth in the Nordic Countries : An Appraisal of Analysis, Data and Methodological Information »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311847

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Country's Growth Rate, Labor Productivity and Relative Productivity, Economic Growth, Economy and national budget, Standards of Living, Development of Labor Productivity

Even small increases in a country's growth rate can result in large changes in living standards over just one generation. This key insight, which often seems to be forgotten by policymakers, is an important reason...

Vietnam

Vietnam »

Source: Vietnam : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2004/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451840292

Keywords: expenditure, poverty reduction strategy, living standards, expenditures, poverty reduction strategy paper

This paper reviews the Joint Staff Assessment on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper of Vietnam. It analyzes the progress in achieving the Comprehensive Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy (CPRGS) goals and iden...

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia »

Source: The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/309

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484335529

Keywords: living standards, income distribution, public sector, rule of law, regulatory quality

This Selected Issues paper reviews the extent to which growth in Ethiopia has translated into higher living standards. A key feature of the economic strategy has been an explicit commitment to poverty reduction and...

Azerbaijan Republic

Azerbaijan Republic »

Source: Azerbaijan Republic : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2004/323

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451802627

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, expenditure, expenditures, poverty reduction strategy paper, living standards

This paper presents the Joint Staff Assessment on Azerbaijan Republic's Poverty Reduction Strategy. The incidence of poverty remains slightly higher among urban than rural households, and is associated with falling...

Albania

Albania »

Source: Albania : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2004/205

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451800746

Keywords: apr, poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, national accounts, living standards

This report presents the Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report (APR) for Albania. The second year of National Strategy for Socio-Economic Development (NSSED) implemen...

The Wage-Price Spiral

The Wage-Price Spiral »

Source: The Wage-Price Spiral : Industrial Country Evidence and Implications

Volume/Issue: 2003/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magda Kandil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451858013

Keywords: Wage-Price Spiral, Asymmetric Fluctuations, Output Effect, Standard of Living, wage, aggregate demand, inflation, wage-price, Output-Effect,

Using quarterly time-series data for a sample of twelve industrial countries, the paper investigates the dynamics of nominal wage and price adjustments in the face of aggregate demand shocks. The evidence illustrat...