- Robert Gillingham
- Published Date:
- March 2008
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Poverty and social impact analysis by the IMF: review of methodology and selected
evidence / Robert Gillingham, editor— [ Washington, D.C.]: International Monetary Fund, 2008.
- p. cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
1. Economic assistance — Social aspects. 2. Poverty — Social aspects. 3. Developing countries — Social conditions. 4. Developing countries — Economic conditions. 5. Developing countries — Economic policy. 6. International Monetary Fund. I. Gillingham, Robert. II. International Monetary Fund. HC60.P684 2008
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- I. Introduction
- II. A Review of Macro-Micro Approaches for Evaluating the Distributional Impacts of Macroeconomic Reforms
- Appendix 2.1. Closure Rules Commonly Used in the CGE Modeling Framework
- III. The Distributional Impacts of Indirect Tax and Public Pricing Reforms: A Review of Methods and Empirical Evidence
- Appendix 3.1. Theoretical Approach to Evaluating the Welfare Impact of Price Reform
- Appendix 3.2. Alternative Price-Shifting Models
- Appendix 3.3. General Lessons from Tax Theory
- IV. Analyzing the Impact of Trade Liberalization and Devaluation on Poverty
- V. The Distributional Impact of Agricultural Sector Reforms in Africa: A Review of Past Experience
- 1.1 Summary of Activities and Outputs of the Poverty and Social Impact Analysis Group
- 2.1 Structure of a SAM
- 2.2 Flow of Factors and Household Incomes in a SAM Figures
- 2.1 Circular Flow of Income as Portrayed in a Social Accounting Matrix
- 2.2 Functional Distribution and Size Distribution of Income (CGE Model)
- 2.3 The 123PRSP Macro-Poverty Links
- 2.4 Layered and Integrated CGE-Microsimulation
- 5.1 Agricultural Sector Losses in Selected Countries
- Appendix Tables
- A2.1 Alternative Closure Rules for Macro System Constraints
- A3.1 Alternative Approaches for Evaluating the Welfare Impacts of Tax and Price Reforms
- A4.1 Approaches to Analyzing the Welfare Impacts of Trade Liberalization and Devaluation
- A4.2 Useful Questions to Establish Key Qualitative Channels
- A5.1 Marketing Boards and Interventions
- A5.2 Agricultural Market Reforms
- Appendix Figures
- A5.1 Pre- and Postreform Trends in GDP Growth, Fiscal Deficits, and Agricultural Production