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Bhutan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bhutan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2010/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455207381.002

ISBN: 9781455207381

Keywords: education, youth, literacy, teachers, human development

Bhutan has evolved from a closed economy to a trading nation that exhibits a high degree of dependence on trade. Exports have grown rapidly but overall the country's trade deficit continues to widen owing to an eve...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/342

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822618.002

ISBN: 9781451822618

Keywords: public expenditure, expenditure, per, primary education, public expenditure review

This Annual Progress Report (APR) reviews the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR). Noticeable improvements have also occurred in many economic, social, institutional, and leg...

Maldives
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Maldives : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2008/26

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451825510.002

ISBN: 9781451825510

Keywords: education, youth, basic education, teachers, young people

The Seventh National Development Plan of the Maldives envisages sustainable development with economic growth, social equity, environment protection, and good governance. The report assesses the policies and strateg...

Nepal
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Nepal : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2006/366

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830040.002

ISBN: 9781451830040

Keywords: expenditure, primary education, primary school, primary schools, mtef

The achievements in the third year of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper implementation have been satisfactory, given the difficult development environment resulting from the violent conflict and continued politi...

Bangladesh
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bangladesh : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2005/434

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451804171.002

ISBN: 9781451804171

Keywords: primary education, primary school, health care, mortality rate, birth, Bangladesh:,

This paper reviews Bangladesh's National Strategy for Accelerated Poverty Reduction (NSAPR). The main goal of Bangladesh's Poverty Reduction Strategy is based on a vision for poverty reduction formed on the basis o...

Bangladesh
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bangladesh : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2005/410

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451957280.002

ISBN: 9781451957280

Keywords: primary education, primary school, health care, mortality rate, birth

This paper focuses on the National Strategy for Accelerated Poverty Reduction for Bangladesh. The paper discusses that accelerating growth and bringing a pro-poor orientation in the growth process would be achieved...

Mongolia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Mongolia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/405

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451826890.002

ISBN: 9781451826890

Keywords: budget, interest, state budget, interest rate, ministry of finance

This paper reviews Mongolia's Economic Growth Support Poverty Reduction Strategy (EGSPRS) Implementation Progress Report 2004. Mongolia's GDP grew by 5.6 percent in 2003, a fulfillment of the goal set out in the Ma...

Nepal
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Nepal : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2005/351

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830019.002

ISBN: 9781451830019

Keywords: expenditure, mtef, per, public expenditure, primary education

This progress report presents key findings of the assessment of Nepal's Tenth Plan-Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The report presents an overview of poverty in Nepal, the key elements of the Poverty Reduc...

Finance & Development, June 2005

Finance & Development, June 2005 »

Volume/Issue: 42/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451953954.002

ISBN: 9781451953954

Keywords: primary education, monetary fund, elementary education, universal primary education, Letters to the Editor,

The paper highlights that over the past century, access to education has increased enormously, illiteracy has fallen dramatically, and a higher proportion of people are completing primary, secondary, or tertiary ed...

Nepal
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Nepal : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2003/305

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451829976.002

ISBN: 9781451829976

Keywords: expenditure, mtef, per, expenditures, primary school

Nepal has a well-established process for preparing periodic development plans, having prepared nine such plans earlier. Typically, the preparation of the new plan starts with the mid-term review of the ongoing plan...

Moreon the Effectiveness of Public Spendingon Health Care and Education
			: A Covariance Structure Model

Moreon the Effectiveness of Public Spendingon Health Care and Education : A Covariance Structure Model »

Volume/Issue: 2002/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851403.001

ISBN: 9781451851403

Keywords: Covariance structure models, social spending, health care, school enrollment, primary education, health status, enrollment rate, Health Production, Analysis of Education, General Welfare,

Using data for a sample of developing and transition countries, this paper estimates the relationship between government spending on health care and education, and social indicators. Unlike previous studies, where...

Sex Discrimination and Growth

Sex Discrimination and Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2000/84

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Berta Esteve-Volart

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850635.001

ISBN: 9781451850635

Keywords: primary education, sex discrimination, primary schooling, primary enrollment, female education

This paper argues that sex discrimination is an inefficient practice. We model sex discrimination as the complete exclusion of females from the labor market or as the exclusion of females from managerial positions....