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Philippines: Selected Issues

Philippines: Selected Issues »

Source: Philippines : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/131

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451831405

Keywords: poor households, income groups, taxes, tax cuts, distributional impact

This Selected Issues paper highlights the Philippine growth performance led by the services sector. Average GDP growth is higher in the post-Asian crisis period in the Philippines, while the majority of the Philipp...

Philippines: Selected Issues

Philippines: Selected Issues »

Source: Philippines : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/131

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451831405

Keywords: poor households, income groups, taxes, tax cuts, distributional impact

This Selected Issues paper highlights the Philippine growth performance led by the services sector. Average GDP growth is higher in the post-Asian crisis period in the Philippines, while the majority of the Philipp...

Philippines: Selected Issues

Philippines: Selected Issues »

Source: Philippines : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/131

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451831405

Keywords: poor households, income groups, taxes, tax cuts, distributional impact

This Selected Issues paper highlights the Philippine growth performance led by the services sector. Average GDP growth is higher in the post-Asian crisis period in the Philippines, while the majority of the Philipp...

Income Distribution and Tax and Government Social Spending Policies in Developing Countries

Income Distribution and Tax and Government Social Spending Policies in Developing Countries »

Source: Income Distribution and Tax and Government Social Spending Policies in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2000/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ke-young Chu , Hamid Davoodi , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451848281

Keywords: tax incidence, government social spending, household income, direct taxes, indirect taxes

This paper reviews income distribution in developing (and transition) countries in recent decades. On average, before-tax income distribution in developing countries is less unequal than in industrial countries. Ho...

The Distributional Impact of Fiscal Policy in Honduras

The Distributional Impact of Fiscal Policy in Honduras »

Source: The Distributional Impact of Fiscal Policy in Honduras

Volume/Issue: 2008/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Locke Newhouse , Irene Yackovlev , and Robert Gillingham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870268

Keywords: welfare distribution, per, distribution of income, direct taxes, distributional effects,

This paper uses household survey data to estimate the incidence of tax and spending programs in Honduras. Any such exercise is fraught with difficulty, so our simplifying assumptions are carefully explained. Rather...

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...

Honduras

Honduras »

Source: Honduras : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Second Annual Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2005/387

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451817140

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, macroeconomic framework, poverty reduction strategy paper, tax reform, public spending

The Joint Staff Advisory Note on Honduras's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Second Annual Progress Report is presented. The framework, which is consistent with the government's economic program being supported by...

Honduras

Honduras »

Source: Honduras : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2005/12

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451817089

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, macroeconomic framework, public spending, poverty reduction strategy paper, tax reform

The paper discusses the Joint Staff Assessment (JSA) of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Progress Report for Honduras. The first PRSP Progress Report of the Government of Honduras presents a complete rev...

Nicaragua

Nicaragua »

Source: Nicaragua : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Second Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2004/19

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451829204

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, tax reform, fiscal decentralization, macroeconomic framework,

The current government has succeeded in reorienting economic policies after a series of shocks and an initial weak policy response. Revised real GDP growth targets are feasible with sustained prudent macroeconomic...

Social Incidence of the General Sales Tax in Pakistan

Social Incidence of the General Sales Tax in Pakistan »

Source: Social Incidence of the General Sales Tax in Pakistan

Volume/Issue: 2003/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Saadia Refaqat

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451875102

Keywords: social incidence, general sales tax, current income, lifetime income, incidence analysis, total consumption,

This paper analyses the social incidence of the general sales tax (GST) in Pakistan. The main finding of the study is that contrary to widespread perception, the social incidence of the GST in Pakistan is slightly...