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Afghanistan

Afghanistan »

Source: Afghanistan : Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2010/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451800449

Keywords: expenditures, expenditure, poverty reduction strategy paper, poverty reduction strategy, data collection

This Joint Staff Advisory Note discusses Afghanistan's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper's annual progress report. Afghanistan has experienced a number of extraordinary challenges that delayed its implementation. Th...

Azerbaijan Republic

Azerbaijan Republic »

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

Volume/Issue: 2003/129

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451802610

Keywords: expenditure, poverty reduction strategy, per, macroeconomic framework, poverty reduction strategy paper

This paper presents the Joint Staff Assessment of the State Program on Poverty Reduction and Economic Development 2003-2005 (SPPRED)-the first full Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) of Azerbaijan. The SPPRED...

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...

Bénin

Bénin »

Source: Bénin : Note consultative conjointe sur le Document de stratégie pour la réduction de la pauvreté

Volume/Issue: 2011/312

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2011

Language: French

ISBN: 9781463923303

Keywords: financial management, public financial management, poverty reduction strategy paper, household survey, poverty reduction strategy, poverty analysis, decentralization, resource allocation, financial resources, reform agenda

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

CHAPTER 1. Armenia After a Decade of Reform

CHAPTER 1. Armenia After a Decade of Reform »

Source: Growth and Poverty Reduction in Armenia : Achievements and Challenges

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Christian Beddies , Enrique Gelbard , James McHugh , Laure Redifer , and Garbis Iradian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2005

ISBN: 9781589064515

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty reduction, banking, banking system, tfp, tax revenues, tax administration

This chapter contains an assessment of Armenia’s transition from a state-dominated economy to a market-oriented one during the past 10 years. It begins with a brief discussion of the economic background and...

CHAPTER 3. Fiscal Adjustment

CHAPTER 3. Fiscal Adjustment »

Source: Growth and Poverty Reduction in Armenia : Achievements and Challenges

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Christian Beddies , Enrique Gelbard , James McHugh , Laure Redifer , and Garbis Iradian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2005

ISBN: 9781589064515

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty reduction, banking, banking system, tfp, tax revenues, tax administration

Fiscal consolidation has been the cornerstone of Armenia’s successful stabilization. Between 1995 and 2000, the fiscal adjustment was primarily an expenditure-based phenomenon, and the quasi-fiscal sectors (...

CHAPTER 2. Growth and Poverty Reduction

CHAPTER 2. Growth and Poverty Reduction »

Source: Growth and Poverty Reduction in Armenia : Achievements and Challenges

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Christian Beddies , Enrique Gelbard , James McHugh , Laure Redifer , and Garbis Iradian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2005

ISBN: 9781589064515

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty reduction, banking, banking system, tfp, tax revenues, tax administration

This chapter reviews Armenia’s growth performance and poverty indicators since the early 1990s. It seeks to respond to the following four questions: What were the sources of growth? Can the recent rapid grow...

CHAPTER 5. International Integration

CHAPTER 5. International Integration »

Source: Growth and Poverty Reduction in Armenia : Achievements and Challenges

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Christian Beddies , Enrique Gelbard , James McHugh , Laure Redifer , and Garbis Iradian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2005

ISBN: 9781589064515

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty reduction, banking, banking system, tfp, tax revenues, tax administration

Armenia’s high growth rates over the past three years have been fueled by fast-growing exports, donor inflows, remittances, and FDI. Strong export-led growth is rather surprising in a country that lacks natu...

CHAPTER 6. Summary

CHAPTER 6. Summary »

Source: Growth and Poverty Reduction in Armenia : Achievements and Challenges

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Christian Beddies , Enrique Gelbard , James McHugh , Laure Redifer , and Garbis Iradian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2005

ISBN: 9781589064515

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty reduction, banking, banking system, tfp, tax revenues, tax administration

Despite geographical isolation, trade blockades, and occasional political upheaval, Armenia’s economic performance during the past four years has been remarkable. Growth has averaged nearly 12 percent and po...

CHAPTER 4. The Financial System and Growth

CHAPTER 4. The Financial System and Growth »

Source: Growth and Poverty Reduction in Armenia : Achievements and Challenges

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Christian Beddies , Enrique Gelbard , James McHugh , Laure Redifer , and Garbis Iradian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2005

ISBN: 9781589064515

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty reduction, banking, banking system, tfp, tax revenues, tax administration

It is generally accepted that the financial system plays a pivotal role in economic development by mobilizing funds for investment projects with the highest probability of success. In fact, a well-functionin...