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Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/252

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462324422

Keywords: child mortality, child welfare, food security, maternal mortality, early childhood

Mauritania's poverty reduction strategy paper is based on a broadly participatory process and serves as the policy framework for the country's economic and social policies. The focus is to accelerate economic growt...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Islamic Republic of Mauritania: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/252

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462324422

Keywords: child mortality, child welfare, food security, maternal mortality, early childhood

Mauritania's poverty reduction strategy paper is based on a broadly participatory process and serves as the policy framework for the country's economic and social policies. The focus is to accelerate economic growt...

Welfare Effects of Uzbekistan's Foreign Exchange Regime

Welfare Effects of Uzbekistan's Foreign Exchange Regime »

Source: Welfare Effects of Uzbekistan's Foreign Exchange Regime

Volume/Issue: 2000/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451848168

Keywords: Welfare Analysis, Quasi-Fiscal Operations, exchange rates, exchange rate, foreign trade, multiple exchange rate

In addition to transferring about 16 percent of GDP from exporters to importers, Uzbekistan’s quasi-fiscal multiple exchange rate regime generates identifiable welfare losses of 2-8 percent of GDP on import...

Social Sector Reform in Transition Countries

Social Sector Reform in Transition Countries »

Source: Social Sector Reform in Transition Countries

Volume/Issue: 2001/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Keller , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451845358

Keywords: social sector reform, pension, health care, social insurance, retirement, unemployment, Public Economics: General, National Government Expenditures and Health, National Government Expenditures and Education, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs

During the transition process, many existing social sector institutions and policies were significantly eroded and their underlying character changed. As a result, they often do not redistribute to the poorest, nor...

Public Spending on Health Care and the Poor

Public Spending on Health Care and the Poor »

Source: Public Spending on Health Care and the Poor

Volume/Issue: 2001/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marijn Verhoeven , Sanjeev Gupta , and Erwin Tiongson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451854985

Keywords: public spending, child mortality, mortality rate, mortality rates, health status, births, Health Production, Welfare and Poverty: General,

This paper estimates the impact of public spending on the poor's health status in over 70 countries. It provides evidence that the poor have significantly worse health status than the rich and that they are more fa...

The Welfare Implications of Services Liberalization in a Developing Country

The Welfare Implications of Services Liberalization in a Developing Country »

Source: The Welfare Implications of Services Liberalization in a Developing Country : Evidence from Tunisia

Volume/Issue: 2013/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nizar Jouini , and Nooman Rebei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484367735

Keywords: Liberalization, trade in services and goods, general equilibrium, Bayesian estimation, welfare analysis, trade barriers, elasticity of substitution, imported goods, open economy, General

We propose an integrated method based on a two-sector small open economy dynamic and stochastic general equilibrium model to estimate non-tariff barriers and quantify the impact of services liberalization. The majo...

Poverty and Social Impact Analysis in PRGF-Supported Programs

Poverty and Social Impact Analysis in PRGF-Supported Programs »

Source: Poverty and Social Impact Analysis in PRGF-Supported Programs

Volume/Issue: 2002/11

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Gabriela Inchauste

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451969856

Keywords: Poverty, Fund-supported adjustment programs, IMF Programs, Social Impact, poverty reduction, impact analysis, social impact analysis, civil service, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, General Welfare,

This paper aims to inform on the status of Poverty and Social Impact Analysis (PSIA) in IMF-supported programs, detailing the results presented in the recent review of PRGF-supported programs. The review showed tha...

Moreon the Effectiveness of Public Spendingon Health Care and Education

Moreon the Effectiveness of Public Spendingon Health Care and Education »

Source: 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

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...

The Magnitude and Distribution of Fuel Subsidies

The Magnitude and Distribution of Fuel Subsidies »

Source: The Magnitude and Distribution of Fuel Subsidies : Evidence from Bolivia, Ghana, Jordan, Mali, and Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2006/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Gillingham , David Locke Newhouse , David Coady , Kangni Kpodar , Moataz El-Said , and Paulo Medas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451865073

Keywords: welfare distribution, subsidy, consumer subsidies, domestic prices, safety net, Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics: General, Input-Output Models, Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions

With the recent jump in world oil prices, the issue of petroleum product pricing has become increasingly important in developing countries. Reflecting a reluctance of many governments to pass these price increases...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2011/252

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462324422.002

ISBN: 9781462324422

Keywords: child mortality, child welfare, food security, maternal mortality, early childhood

Mauritania's poverty reduction strategy paper is based on a broadly participatory process and serves as the policy framework for the country's economic and social policies. The focus is to accelerate economic growt...