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World Economic Outlook, April 2017

Gaining Momentum?

The latest report shows that global economic activity is finally picking up, but structural impediments and a balance of risks tilted to the downside remain.

IMF Working Papers, October–November 2001

IMF Working Papers, October–November 2001 »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, March 2002

Volume/Issue: 3/1

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451929331

Keywords: income distribution, macroeconomic policies, income inequality, international monetary fund, transition economies

Articles reviewing IMF research on dollarization and on the relationship between macroeconomic policies and income distribution; country/area study: The Euro Area; summaries of Second Annual IMF Research Conference...

Special Topic: Balance of Payments Statistics

Special Topic: Balance of Payments Statistics »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, March 2002

Volume/Issue: 3/1

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451929331

Keywords: income distribution, macroeconomic policies, income inequality, international monetary fund, transition economies

Articles reviewing IMF research on dollarization and on the relationship between macroeconomic policies and income distribution; country/area study: The Euro Area; summaries of Second Annual IMF Research Conference...

Growth Gains from Trade and Education

Growth Gains from Trade and Education »

Source: Growth Gains from Trade and Education

Volume/Issue: 1999/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yong-jin Kim , and Se-Jik Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1999

ISBN: 9781451844023

Keywords: general education, mobility, growth, human capital, technological progress, comparative advantage, income distribution

This paper presents a multisector growth model where education enhances general human capital, which is essential for increasing or maintaining the mobility of workers across industries. The paper shows that educat...

Adjustment to external shocks: East Asia’s success examined

Adjustment to external shocks: East Asia’s success examined »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1984

Volume/Issue: 21/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1984

ISBN: 9781616353599

Keywords: balance of payments, domestic savings, income distribution, aggregate demand, external borrowing

This paper reviews the increasing private capital flows to less developed countries. The share of developing countries in the foreign direct investment is small, perhaps less than 30 percent of the total. The effec...

I. Introduction

I. Introduction »

Source: Poverty and Social Impact Analysis by the IMF : Review of Methodology and Selected Evidence

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Gillingham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2008

ISBN: 9781589066625

Keywords: trade liberalization, partial equilibrium, income distribution, subsidies, sales taxes

The Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) is the instrument used by the IMF to provide support for countries in the implementation of their poverty reduction and growth strat...

II. A Review of Macro-Micro Approaches for Evaluating the Distributional Impacts of Macroeconomic Reforms

II. A Review of Macro-Micro Approaches for Evaluating the Distributional Impacts of Macroeconomic Reforms »

Source: Poverty and Social Impact Analysis by the IMF : Review of Methodology and Selected Evidence

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Gillingham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2008

ISBN: 9781589066625

Keywords: trade liberalization, partial equilibrium, income distribution, subsidies, sales taxes

A. Introduction The poverty and social implications of macroeconomic and structural reform policies are increasingly being recognized in IMF-supported...

III. The Distributional Impacts of Indirect Tax and Public Pricing Reforms: A Review of Methods and Empirical Evidence16

III. The Distributional Impacts of Indirect Tax and Public Pricing Reforms: A Review of Methods and Empirical Evidence16 »

Source: Poverty and Social Impact Analysis by the IMF : Review of Methodology and Selected Evidence

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Gillingham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2008

ISBN: 9781589066625

Keywords: trade liberalization, partial equilibrium, income distribution, subsidies, sales taxes

A. Introduction It is common for governments in developing countries to manipulate prices of goods and services using a range of policy instruments an...

IV. Analyzing the Impact of Trade Liberalization and Devaluation on Poverty

IV. Analyzing the Impact of Trade Liberalization and Devaluation on Poverty »

Source: Poverty and Social Impact Analysis by the IMF : Review of Methodology and Selected Evidence

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Gillingham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2008

ISBN: 9781589066625

Keywords: trade liberalization, partial equilibrium, income distribution, subsidies, sales taxes

A. Introduction and Summary Trade liberalization and devaluation (TLD) policies have always been present in many IMF-supported programs. Tariffs, quot...

V. The Distributional Impact of Agricultural Sector Reforms in Africa: A Review of Past Experience

V. The Distributional Impact of Agricultural Sector Reforms in Africa: A Review of Past Experience »

Source: Poverty and Social Impact Analysis by the IMF : Review of Methodology and Selected Evidence

Series: Books

Author(s): Robert Gillingham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2008

ISBN: 9781589066625

Keywords: trade liberalization, partial equilibrium, income distribution, subsidies, sales taxes

A. Introduction This chapter reviews the distributional impact of agricultural sector reforms in Africa. African governments have intervened in the ag...

Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Reduction

Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Reduction »

Source: Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Reduction : Stylized Facts and an Overview of Research

Volume/Issue: 2001/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Cashin , Catherine Pattillo , Ratna Sahay , and Paolo Mauro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451855708

Keywords: Macroeconomic policies, trade liberalization, distribution of income, external debt, per capita income, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Comparative Studies of Countries,

This paper provides a brief and selective overview of research on the links between macroeconomic policies and poverty reduction. Using the Human Development Index as a measure of well-being, the progress made by 1...