Series: Policy Papers
Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 14 June 2019
Keywords: Equity and social spending, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Social safety nets, Poverty, Age-related spending, Fiscal policy, Social welfare programs, social spend, conditionality, social safety net
Interest in social spending issues has intensified over the last decade. This reflects concerns about rising inequality and the need to support vulnerable groups, especially in the aftermath of the global financial...