Irina Dolinskaya, “Transition and Regional Inequality in Russia: Reorganization or Procrastination?” forthcoming IMF Working Paper; Michael Keane and Eswar Prasad, “Inequality, Transfers, and Growth: New Evidence from the Economic Transition in Poland,” forthcoming in Review of Economics and Statistics.
Anna Ivanova, Wolfgang Mayer, Alexandros Mourmouras, and George Anayiotos, “What Determines the Success or Failure of Fund-Supported Programs?” forthcoming IMF Working Paper.
Theoretical papers include: Sanjeev Gupta, Hamid Davoodi, and Rosa Alonso-Terme, “Does Corruption Affect Income Inequality and Poverty?” IMF Working Paper 98/76, 1998, and also forthcoming in Economics of Governance; Antonio Spilimbergo, Juan Luis Londono, Miguel Szekely, “Income Distribution, Factor Endowments, and Trade Openness,” Journal of Development Economics (June 1999); Giacomo Corneo, Olivier Jeanne, “Pecuniary Emulation, Inequality and Growth,” European Economic Review (October 1999); Arye L. Hillman, “Poverty, Inequality, and Unethical Behavior of the Strong,” IMF Working Paper 00/187, 2000; Li Hongyi, Danyang Xie, Heng-fu Zou, “Dynamics of Income Distribution,” Canadian Journal of Economics (November 2000); Era Dabla-Norris and Paul Wade, “Rent Seeking and Endogenous Income Inequality,” IMF Working Paper 01/15, 2001; Stefania Scandizzo, “Counterfeit Goods and Income Inequality,” IMF Working Paper 01/13, 2001; Robert M. Townsend and Kenichi Ueda, “Transitional Growth with Increasing Inequality and Financial Deepening,” IMF Working Paper 01/108, 2001.
See Aleš Bulíř and Anne-Marie Gulde, “Inflation and Income Inequality: Further Evidence on Empirical Links,” IMF Working Paper 95/86, 1995, and also published in Finance a úvěr Vol. 50 (April), 2000.
Aleš Bulíř, “Income Inequality: Does Inflation Matter?” IMF Staff Papers, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2001.
Michael Sarel, “How Macroeconomic Factors Affect Income Distribution: The Cross-Country Evidence,” IMF Working Paper 97/152, 1997; Gary G. Moser, “Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa,” IMF Working Paper 01/112, 2001; Aleš Bulíř, “The Impact of Macroeconomic Policies on the Distribution of Income,” Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Vol. 72 (June), 2001
Vito Tanzi, “Fundamental Determinants of Inequality and the Role of Government,” IMF Working Paper 98/178, 1998. See also Hong-Sang Jung and Erick Thorbecke, “The Impact of Public Education Expenditure on Human Capital, Growth, and Poverty in Tanzania and Zambia: A General Equilibrium Approach,” IMF Working Paper 01/106, 2001.
Gerd Schwartz and Teresa Ter-Minassian, “The Distributional Effects of Public Expenditure—Update and Overview,” IMF Working Paper 95/84, 1995, and also published in Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 14 (July) 2000. See also Vito Tanzi, Ke-young Chu, and Sanjeev Gupta, eds., Economic Policy and Equity (Washington, DC: International Monetary Fund,1999).
Ke-young Chu, Hamid Davoodi, and Sanjeev Gupta, “Income Distribution and Tax and Government Social Spending Policies in Developing Countries,” IMF Working Paper 00/62, 2000; Howell H. Zee, “Inequality and Optimal Redistributive Tax and Transfer Policies,” IMF Working Paper 99/60, 1999.
Benedict Clements, “Income Distribution and Social Expenditure in Brazil,” IMF Working Paper 97/120, 1997.
Emanuele Baldacci, Luiz R. De Mello, and Gabriela Inchauste, “Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution,” IMF Working Paper 02/4, 2002. See also Benedikt Braumann, “High Inflation and Real Wages,” IMF Working Paper 01/50, 2001 for a model description of the nexus between high inflation and poverty.
Caroline van Rijckeghem, “Albania’s Early Transition, 1991–93: What Administrative Data Tell Us About Income Distribution and Poverty,” Economic Systems, Vol. 22 (December), 1998; Peter K. Cornelius and Beatrice S. Weder, “Economic Transformation and Income Distribution: Some Evidence from the Baltic Countries,” IMF Working Paper 96/14, 1996; Michael Keane and Eswar Prasad, “Consumption and Inequality During the Transition to a Market Economy: Poland, 1985-92,” IMF Staff Papers, Vol. 48 (Special Issue), 2001; Vincent R. Koen and Steven Phillips, “Price Liberalization in Russia: The Early Record,” IMF Working Paper 92/92, 1992; Sanjeev Gupta, Christian Schiller, and Henry Ma, “Privatization, Social Impact, and Social Safety Nets,” IMF Working Paper 99/68, 1999.
Anuradha Dayal-Gulati and Aasim M. Husain, “Centripetal Forces in China’s Economic Takeoff,” IMF Working Paper 00/86, 2000, and also forthcoming in IMF Staff Papers; Jahangir Aziz and Christoph Duenwald, “China’s Provincial Growth Dynamics,” IMF Working Paper 01/3, 2001; Shang-Jin Wei and Yi Wu, “Globalization and Inequality: Evidence from Within China,” forthcoming IMF Working Paper.
Philip R. Gerson, “Poverty, Income Distribution, and Economic Policy in the Philippines,” IMF Working Paper 98/20, 1998.
Calvin McDonald, Christian Schiller, and Kenichi Ueda, “Income Distribution, Informal Safety Nets, and Social Expenditures in Uganda,” IMF Working Paper 99/163, 1999.
Patrick Vanhoudt, “Do Labor Market Policies and Growth Fundamentals Matter for Income Inequality in OECD Countries? Some Empirical Evidence,” IMF Staff Papers, Vol. 44 (September), 1997; Jeffrey Cole and Christopher M. Towe, “Income Distribution and Macroeconomic Performance in the United States, IMF Working Paper 96/97, 1996; Jörg Decressin, “Regional Income Redistribution and Risk Sharing: How Does Italy Compare in Europe?” IMF Working Paper 99/123, 1999.
See IMF Staff, “Should Equity Be a Goal of Economic Policy?” Finance and Development, Vol.35 (September), 1998; Paul Cashin, Paolo Mauro, Catherine Pattillo, and Ratna Sahay, “Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Reduction: Stylized Facts and an Overview of Research,” IMF Working Paper 01/135, 2001.
Mahmood H. Khan, “Rural Poverty in Developing Countries—Issues and Policies,” IMF Working Paper 00/78, 2000; Geoffrey Bannister and Kamau Thugge, “International Trade and Povery Alleviation,” IMF Working Paper 01/54, 2001; Zuzana Brixiová, Aleš Bulíř, and Joshua Comenetz, “The Gender Gap in Education in Eritrea in 1991-98: A Missed Opportunity?” IMF Working Paper 01/94, 2001; Prakash Chander, “Subsidy Reforms and Poverty Alleviation,” IMF Working Paper 01/126, 2001; Paul R. Masson, “Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy of a Developing Country,” IMF Working Paper 01/128, 2001; Paul Holden and Vassili Prokopenko, “Financial Development and Poverty Alleviation: Issues and Policy Implications for Development and Transition Countries,” IMF Working Paper 01/160, 2001; Alfredo Cuevas, “Short- and Long-Term Poverty and Social Policy in a ‘Snakes and Ladders’ Model of Growth,” IMF Working Paper 01/172, 2001; Ana Corbacho and Gerd J. Schwartz, “Mexico: Experience with Pro-Poor Expenditure Policies,” IMF Working Paper 02/12, 2002.
Sanjeev Gupta, Louis Dicks-Mireaux, Ritha Khemani, Calvin McDonald, and Marijn Verhoeven, Social Issues in IMF-Supported Programs, IMF Occasional Paper No.191, 2000. See also Sanjeev Gupta, Benedict Clements, and Erwin Tiongson, “Public Spending on Human Development,” Finance and Development, Vol. 35 (September), 1998.