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Pursuing Women's Economic Empowerment

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Source: Pursuing Women's Economic Empowerment

Volume/Issue: 2018/029

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2018

ISBN: 9781498308526

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Labor force participation, Low-income developing countries, Labor market reforms, Gross national product, gender gap, gender inequality, gender equality, IMF, inequality

"The economic and social imperative for women's economic empowerment is clear. Greater gender equality boosts economic growth and leads to better development outcomes. It contributes to reducing income inequality a...

How to Operationalize Gender Issues in Country Work

How to Operationalize Gender Issues in Country Work »

Source: How to Operationalize Gender Issues in Country Work

Volume/Issue: 2018/031

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2018

ISBN: 9781498309011

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Labor force participation, Labor market reforms, Manpower training, Financial management information systems, gender gap, gender inequality, gender issue, article IV, article IV consultation

"Reducing gender gaps can have important economic benefits. Gender gaps remain significant on a global scale, both with respect to opportunities and outcomes. For example, gender-based legal restrictions in many pa...

ISORA 2016

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Source: ISORA 2016 : Understanding Revenue Administration

Volume/Issue: 2019/5

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): William Joseph Crandall , Elizabeth Gavin , and Andrew Masters

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484383216

Keywords: Revenue administration, Tax administration code and regulations, Tax revenue, Tax administration, Consumption taxes, Tax evasion, Tax legislation, higher-income;lower-income;lower-income group;on-time;fragile state

This paper presents the results of the International Survey on Revenue Administration (ISORA) deployed during 2016 and covering fiscal years 2014 and 2015. It is made possible by the participation of 135 tax admini...

Chapter 2 Curbing Corruption

Chapter 2 Curbing Corruption »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2019 : Curbing Corruption

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498302180

Keywords: Corruption, Corruption in politics. Economic aspects, Economic growth, Economic stabilization, Economic integration, Tax revenue, Fiscal policy, inclusive growth, global integration, fiscal outlook

Introduction Corruption—the abuse of public office for private gain—distorts the activities of the state and ultimately takes a toll on economic growth and the quality of people’s li...