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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...

Financial Development and Poverty Alleviation

Financial Development and Poverty Alleviation »

Source: Financial Development and Poverty Alleviation : Issues and Policy Implications for Developing and Transition Countries

Volume/Issue: 2001/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vassili Prokopenko , and Paul Holden

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

ISBN: 9781451857740

Keywords: financial development, financial institutions, financial system, financial services, financial markets, financial sector, Financial Institutions and Services: General, Economic Development: General,

This paper reviews current thinking on the relationship between financial development and poverty alleviation-a subject that has grown increasingly important in the policy prescriptions of the IMF and other interna...

How Good Are Ex Ante Program Evaluation Techniques? The Case of School Enrollment in PROGRESA

How Good Are Ex Ante Program Evaluation Techniques? The Case of School Enrollment in PROGRESA »

Source: How Good Are Ex Ante Program Evaluation Techniques? The Case of School Enrollment in PROGRESA

Volume/Issue: 2009/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabian Bornhorst

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873344

Keywords: microsimulation, conditional transfers, demand for schooling, child labor, PROGRESA, schooling, enrollment ratio, school attendance, school enrollment, Time Allocation and Labor Supply

This paper evaluates a microsimulation technique by comparing the simulated outcome of a program with its actual effect. The ex ante evaluation is carried out for a conditional cash transfer program, where poor hou...

How Good Are Ex Ante Program Evaluation Techniques? The Case of School Enrollment in PROGRESA

How Good Are Ex Ante Program Evaluation Techniques? The Case of School Enrollment in PROGRESA »

Volume/Issue: 2009/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabian Bornhorst

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873344.001

ISBN: 9781451873344

Keywords: microsimulation, conditional transfers, demand for schooling, child labor, PROGRESA, schooling, enrollment ratio, school attendance, school enrollment, Time Allocation and Labor Supply

This paper evaluates a microsimulation technique by comparing the simulated outcome of a program with its actual effect. The ex ante evaluation is carried out for a conditional cash transfer program, where poor hou...

Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451842050.001

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...

Financial Development and Poverty Alleviation
			: Issues and Policy Implications for Developing and Transition Countries

Financial Development and Poverty Alleviation : Issues and Policy Implications for Developing and Transition Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2001/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vassili Prokopenko , and Paul Holden

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857740.001

ISBN: 9781451857740

Keywords: financial development, financial institutions, financial system, financial services, financial markets, financial sector, Financial Institutions and Services: General, Economic Development: General,

This paper reviews current thinking on the relationship between financial development and poverty alleviation-a subject that has grown increasingly important in the policy prescriptions of the IMF and other interna...

Income Inequality and Government Transfers in Mexico

Income Inequality and Government Transfers in Mexico »

Volume/Issue: 2019/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Frederic Lambert , and Hyunmin Park

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498320863.001

ISBN: 9781498320863

Keywords: Social security, Income distribution, Demographic indicators, North American Free Trade Agreement, Development policy, inequality, poverty, social policies, Mexico, government transfer

We analyze microdata from Mexico's survey on household income and expenditures (ENIGH) to study the evolution of income inequality in Mexico over 2004-16, identify its sources, and investigate how it was affected...

Latin America
			: Highlights from the Implementation of the System of National Accounts 1993 (1993 SNA)

Latin America : Highlights from the Implementation of the System of National Accounts 1993 (1993 SNA) »

Volume/Issue: 2008/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roberto Ramos , Lisbeth Rivas , and Gonzalo Pastor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870978.001

ISBN: 9781451870978

Keywords: 1993 SNA implementation, Data Module of the ROSCs, GDP estimation biases, fixed capital formation, gross fixed capital formation, consumption expenditure,

This paper reviews the Latin American experience with the implementation of 1993 SNAand the updating of the national accounts' base year. It also makes a preliminary assessment of the possible estimation biases in...

Targeting Social Transfers to the Poor in Mexico

Targeting Social Transfers to the Poor in Mexico »

Volume/Issue: 2009/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , and Susan Parker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872071.001

ISBN: 9781451872071

Keywords: Targeting, self selection, administrative selection, Oportunidades, social welfare, coverage, leakage, probability, probabilities, equation

Mexico's main social support program, Oportunidades, combines two methods to target cash to poor households: an initial self-selection by households who acquire knowledge about the program and apply for benefits, f...

Income Inequality and Government Transfers in Mexico

Income Inequality and Government Transfers in Mexico »

Source: Income Inequality and Government Transfers in Mexico

Volume/Issue: 2019/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Frederic Lambert , and Hyunmin Park

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498320863

Keywords: Social security, Income distribution, Demographic indicators, North American Free Trade Agreement, Development policy, inequality, poverty, social policies, Mexico, government transfer

We analyze microdata from Mexico's survey on household income and expenditures (ENIGH) to study the evolution of income inequality in Mexico over 2004-16, identify its sources, and investigate how it was affected...