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Poverty and Social Impact Analysis by the IMF
			: Review of Methodology and Selected Evidence

Poverty and Social Impact Analysis by the IMF : Review of Methodology and Selected Evidence »

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Gillingham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066625.071

ISBN: 9781589066625

Keywords: trade liberalization, partial equilibrium, income distribution, subsidies, sales taxes

The Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) is used by the IMF to provide support for countries' implementation of their poverty reduction and growth strategies. A key requirement in the design of PRGF program...

How does a domestic tax reform affect protection against imports? The case of the Republic of Madagascar

How does a domestic tax reform affect protection against imports? The case of the Republic of Madagascar »

Source: How does a domestic tax reform affect protection against imports? The case of the Republic of Madagascar

Volume/Issue: 2008/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Jacques Hallaert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451870091

Keywords: Tax reform, Protection, taxation, excise duties, domestic tax, domestic tax reform,

In 2008, Madagascar reformed its domestic tax system. Because the excise duties and VAT regimes were reformed, the taxation of imports has changed. This paper quantifies how the reform changes the protection agains...

Republic of Madagascar

Republic of Madagascar »

Source: Republic of Madagascar : Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement

Volume/Issue: 2005/363

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451825367

Keywords: tax revenue, public expenditure, domestic savings, trade liberalization

This paper discusses key findings of the Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement for Madagascar. The paper focuses on performance during the programs supported by the 1989 and 1996 Enhanced Structural...

Dominance Testing of Social Sector Expenditures and Taxes in Africa

Dominance Testing of Social Sector Expenditures and Taxes in Africa »

Source: Dominance Testing of Social Sector Expenditures and Taxes in Africa

Volume/Issue: 1999/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Sahn , and Stephen Younger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

ISBN: 9781451858556

Keywords: Taxes, health, income distribution, expenditure, expenditures, survey, per, surveys

This paper examines the progressivity of social sector expenditures and taxes in eight sub-Saharan African countries. It uses dominance tests to determine whether health and education expenditures redistribute reso...

S�o Tom� and Pr�ncipe

S�o Tom� and Pr�ncipe »

Source: São Tomé and Príncipe : Domestic Tax System and Tax Revenue Potential

Volume/Issue: 2009/215

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nisreen Farhan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873627

Keywords: S&;amp;#x00E3;o Tom&;amp;#x00E9; and Pr&;amp;#x00ED;ncipe, Tax revenue Potential, Optimal Taxation, tax revenue, tax system, tax potential

São Tomé and Príncipe is very open and highly depends on imports resulting in high indirect tax revenue. At the same time, the production and export base are very narrow, leaving the authorities with a small domest...

Republic of Madagascar

Republic of Madagascar »

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

Volume/Issue: 2007/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451825442

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, implementation capacity, macroeconomic framework, household survey, tax reform

The Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Republic of Madagascar's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) is analyzed. The government of Madagascar has prepared its second growth and poverty reduction strategy called t...

I. Introduction

I. Introduction »

Source: Poverty and Social Impact Analysis by the IMF : Review of Methodology and Selected Evidence

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Gillingham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2008

ISBN: 9781589066625

Keywords: trade liberalization, partial equilibrium, income distribution, subsidies, sales taxes

The Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) is the instrument used by the IMF to provide support for countries in the implementation of their poverty reduction and growth strategies, as ide...

IV. Analyzing the Impact of Trade Liberalization and Devaluation on Poverty

IV. Analyzing the Impact of Trade Liberalization and Devaluation on Poverty »

Source: Poverty and Social Impact Analysis by the IMF : Review of Methodology and Selected Evidence

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Gillingham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2008

ISBN: 9781589066625

Keywords: trade liberalization, partial equilibrium, income distribution, subsidies, sales taxes

A. Introduction and Summary...