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Source: Malawi : Poverty Reduction Strategy-Annual Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2005/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451828085

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, pro-poor, apr, reduction strategy

This paper examines the Annual Progress Report on Malawi's Poverty Reduction Strategy. Malawi could not reach its macroeconomic targets owing mainly to expansionary fiscal policies, which resulted in higher-than-en...

When is Growth Pro-Poor? Cross-Country Evidence

When is Growth Pro-Poor? Cross-Country Evidence »

Source: When is Growth Pro-Poor? Cross-Country Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2004/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aart Kraay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451846676

Keywords: growth, pro-poor growth, changes in poverty, pro-poor, distributional change, poverty line, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

Growth is pro-poor if the poverty measure of interest falls. This implies three potential sources of pro-poor growth: (a) a high rate of growth of average incomes; (b) a high sensitivity of poverty to growth in ave...

Inclusive Growth and Inequality in Senegal

Inclusive Growth and Inequality in Senegal »

Source: Inclusive Growth and Inequality in Senegal

Volume/Issue: 2013/215

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475580266

Keywords: growth, inclusiveness, low-income countries, inclusive growth, pro-poor, pro-poor growth, gini, General, Aggregate Factor Income Distribution, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty,

The paper examines Senegal’s growth performance from the perspective of its povertyreducing and distributional characteristics, and discusses policies that might help make growth more inclusive. The main fin...

Inclusive Growth

Inclusive Growth »

Source: Inclusive Growth : Measurement and Determinants

Volume/Issue: 2013/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Anand , Saurabh Mishra , and Shanaka Peiris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484323212

Keywords: pro-poor growth, distribution, equity, inequality, social mobility, pro-poor, distribution of income, welfare function, Justice, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement

We estimate a unified measure of inclusive growth for emerging markets by integrating their economic growth performance and income distribution outcomes, using data over three decades. Country distributions are cal...

Republic of Congo

Republic of Congo »

Source: Republic of Congo : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2005/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451808575

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, pro-poor, poverty reduction strategy paper

This Joint Staff Advisory Note examines Congo's Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP). The I-PRSP recognizes the lack of recent and good quality data on poverty, and recommends new surveys and studies t...

Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia and Montenegro »

Source: Serbia and Montenegro : Poverty Reduction Strategy Progress Reports: Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2006/139

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451833614

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty monitoring, pro-poor, vulnerable groups

This Joint Staff Advisory Note discusses the Poverty Reduction Strategy Progress (PRSP) Reports for Serbia and Montenegro. Although the strong economic growth in recent years in Serbia has improved average living s...

Burkina Faso - Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report Joint Staff Advisory Note

Burkina Faso - Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Source: Burkina Faso : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2008/213

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2008

Language: French

ISBN: 9781475509823

Keywords: reduction strategy, pro-poor, social services, basic social services, public service delivery, inequality trends

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...

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo »

Source: Democratic Republic of the Congo : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2007/331

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451808452

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, pro-poor, macroeconomic framework

This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The PRSP for Congo states that accelerated and sustainable economic growth will...

The Gambia

The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : Addendum to the Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2008/110

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451815610

Keywords: pro-poor growth, reduction strategy, civil society organizations, poverty reduction strategy

The Gambian authorities produced two Annual Progress Reports (APRs) covering implementation of the first Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) during 2002-03 and 2004, respectively. This addendum is organized aro...

Union of the Comoros

Union of the Comoros »

Source: Union of the Comoros : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2010/189

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455203376

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, pro-poor, implementation capacity, poverty reduction strategy paper

Despite offering a more realistic macroeconomic outlook than the I-Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP), the baseline scenario under the full Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy Paper (PRGSP) is overly optimis...