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Republic of Tajikistan

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Source: Republic of Tajikistan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2009/83

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451837186

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, external debt, debt management strategy, poverty analysis

This Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Republic of Tajikistan's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper discusses economic development and policies. The authorities are working on enhancing Tajikistan's investment climate...

Global Relative Poverty

Global Relative Poverty »

Source: Global Relative Poverty

Volume/Issue: 2009/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lynge Nielsen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872408

Keywords: Relative poverty, global income inequality, poverty line, poverty analysis, official poverty,

The paper provides estimates of global relative poverty trends from 1970 onwards. Relative poverty is shown to have decreased significantly, but at the same time there has been a worsening poverty outcome among up...

Republic of Moldova

Republic of Moldova »

Source: Republic of Moldova : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2004/396

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451825008

Keywords: mtef, poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, expenditure, poverty analysis

This Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) reviews Moldova's Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (EGPRSP) Progress Report. Moldova's EGPRSP is an important step toward achieving sustainable economic gro...

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone »

Source: Sierra Leone : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report

Volume/Issue: 2003/182

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451834468

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, poverty reduction strategy, poverty analysis, poverty reduction strategy paper

This paper presents the status report on preparatory activities for the full Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Sierra Leone. The governance and institutional arrangements proposed in the interim PRSP (I-P...

Djibouti

Djibouti »

Source: Djibouti : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2009/204

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451810707

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, external financing, debt sustainability, poverty reduction strategy paper, poverty analysis

This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Djibouti. Djibouti's National Initiative for Social Development ('Initiative Nationale pour le Développement Social'-INDS) p...

Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia and Montenegro »

Source: Serbia and Montenegro : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2004/117

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451833522

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, poverty analysis, household survey,

This paper presents the Joint Staff Assessment of Serbia and Montenegro's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The PRSP for Serbia and Montenegro comprises a union-level overview and a PRSP for each of the two...

IMF Applications of Purchasing Power Parity Estimates

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Source: IMF Applications of Purchasing Power Parity Estimates

Volume/Issue: 2010/253

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mick Silver

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

ISBN: 9781455209538

Keywords: International Comparison Program, household goods, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

The IMF's main uses of the International Comparison Program's (ICP) estimates of purchasing power parity (PPP)-adjusted Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are as an element of the formula used to help guide decisions on...

Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution

Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution »

Source: Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution

Volume/Issue: 2002/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451842050

Keywords: Financial crises, poverty line, incidence of poverty, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty,

Developing and transition economies are prone to financial crises, including balance of payments and banking crises. These crises affect poverty and the distribution of income through a variety of channels: slowdow...

Poverty in a Wealthy Economy

Poverty in a Wealthy Economy »

Source: Poverty in a Wealthy Economy : The Case of Nigeria

Volume/Issue: 2002/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sudharshan Canagarajah , and Saji Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451853803

Keywords: Targeting, poverty line, changes in poverty, per capita expenditure, incidence of poverty, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper describes the nature and evolution of poverty in Nigeria between 1985 and 1992. It highlights the potential wealth of the Nigerian economy and examines how the economic policies pursued in the 1980s and...

Poverty Dynamics in Rural India

Poverty Dynamics in Rural India »

Source: Poverty Dynamics in Rural India

Volume/Issue: 2002/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jahangir Aziz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2002

ISBN: 9781451858587

Keywords: India, provincial poverty, growth, nonparametric estimation, reducing poverty, probability, rate of poverty reduction, equation, survey, Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods

India's progress in reducing poverty at the national level masks substantial disparity in the incidence of poverty at the state level. This paper provides a description of the trends in interstate differences in ru...