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Welfare Reform in the United States

Welfare Reform in the United States »

Source: Welfare Reform in the United States

Volume/Issue: 1995/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ellen Nedde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451854664

Keywords: benefits, welfare system, welfare recipients, welfare reform, food stamps

This paper reviews the structure and trends of the U.S. welfare system and the U.S. Administration’s reform proposals. It shows that, despite the attention the program receives, the welfare program is actual...

International Trade and Poverty Alleviation1

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Source: International Trade and Poverty Alleviation

Volume/Issue: 2001/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Geoffrey Bannister

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451847512

Keywords: trade reform, effects of trade liberalization, trade reforms, Welfare and Poverty: General,

Empirical studies suggest that trade reform has a positive effect on employment and income for the poor; however, there are winners and losers. If the transitional costs of trade liberalization fall disproportionat...

Republic of Congo

Republic of Congo »

Source: Republic of Congo : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/242

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505986

Keywords: urban development, business climate, drinking water, land reform, social welfare, Congo,

The government of the Republic of Congo launched a program aimed at consolidating peace and promoting economic and social development. The objectives included improvement of governance and consolidation of peace an...

The Unequal Benefits of Fuel Subsidies Revisited

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Source: The Unequal Benefits of Fuel Subsidies Revisited : Evidence for Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2015/250

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , Valentina Flamini , and Louis Sears

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513501390

Keywords: Fuel subsidy reform, welfare impact, distribution, transport, fuel, subsidies, fuel prices, subsidy, Incidence, All Countries,

Understanding who benefits from fuel price subsidies and the welfare impact of increasing fuel prices is key to designing, and gaining public support for, subsidy reform. This paper updates evidence for developing...

Slovakia's 2004 Tax and Welfare Reforms

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Source: Slovakia's 2004 Tax and Welfare Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2005/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Moore

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451861525

Keywords: tax reform, Slovakia, tax system, tax rates, taxation, tax burden, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs,

The paper reviews Slovakia's comprehensive reforms to its taxation and welfare systems in 2004, including the introduction of a flat-rate income tax and single-rate value-added tax (VAT), and linkage of social bene...

Universal Basic Income in Developing Countries: Issues, Options, and Illustration for India

Universal Basic Income in Developing Countries: Issues, Options, and Illustration for India »

Source: Universal Basic Income in Developing Countries: Issues, Options, and Illustration for India

Volume/Issue: 2018/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , and Delphine Prady

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484370049

Keywords: Government expenditures and welfare programs, Asia and Pacific, India, Universal basic income, safety net reform, efficient energy pricing, distributional gains

This paper discusses two common arguments for the adoption of a UBI; that it can be a more effective way of supporting low-income households when existing safety net programs are inefficient, and that it can genera...

Korea's Paradigm Shift for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth: A Proposal

Korea's Paradigm Shift for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth: A Proposal »

Source: Korea's Paradigm Shift for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth: A Proposal

Volume/Issue: 2017/260

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yangkyoon Byeon , Kwanghae Choi , Heenam Choi , and Jun Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484329931

Keywords: Government expenditures and welfare programs, Social protection, Fiscal sustainability, Korea, Republic of, Asia and Pacific, Economic freedom, structural reforms, General

Korea is facing mounting economic challenges. Productivity growth has been on a trend decline amid demographic headwinds, while the societal demand for inclusive growth has been on a steep rise. Furthermore, the go...

Research Summary: How Does Globalization Affect Developing Countries?

Research Summary: How Does Globalization Affect Developing Countries? »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2007

Volume/Issue: 8/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451929836

Keywords: labor, emigration, trade liberalization, immigration, migration, Reforms, Emigration And Immigration. Economic Aspects, International Economic Integration, Welfare Effects Of Trade,

IMF research summary on how globalization affects developing countries (by Prachi Mishra and Petia Topalova); country study on Croatia (by Athanasios Vamvakidis); listing of visiting scholars at the IMF during June...

Country Study: Croatia

Country Study: Croatia »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2007

Volume/Issue: 8/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451929836

Keywords: labor, emigration, trade liberalization, immigration, migration, Reforms, Emigration And Immigration. Economic Aspects, International Economic Integration, Welfare Effects Of Trade,

IMF research summary on how globalization affects developing countries (by Prachi Mishra and Petia Topalova); country study on Croatia (by Athanasios Vamvakidis); listing of visiting scholars at the IMF during June...

IMF Working Papers

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Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2007

Volume/Issue: 8/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451929836

Keywords: labor, emigration, trade liberalization, immigration, migration, Reforms, Emigration And Immigration. Economic Aspects, International Economic Integration, Welfare Effects Of Trade,

IMF research summary on how globalization affects developing countries (by Prachi Mishra and Petia Topalova); country study on Croatia (by Athanasios Vamvakidis); listing of visiting scholars at the IMF during June...