The Macro Content of PRSPs: Assessing the Need for a More Flexible Macroeconomic Policy Framework
This article analyses the content of 15 Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers from a growth and poverty reduction perspective. Contrary to new trends in developed and middle‐income countries, their policy frameworks lack the necessary flexibility to deal with external shocks and address macroeconomic vo...
|Main Author:||Gottschalk, Ricardo|
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Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.07.2005
|published in:||Development policy review Vol. 23; no. 4; pp. 419 - 442|
|Edition:||first submitted October 2004; final revision accepted March 2005|
|Data of publication:||2005-07|
This paper was prepared for the North‐South Institute, Ottawa. I would like to thank Rodney Schmidt, Tom Crowards, CIDA, and participants of the conference on ‘conomic Policy Choices for Poverty Reduction’, held on 11–15 June at Wilton Park, UK, for helpful comments and suggestions. Discussions with as well as ideas and inputs from Xavier Cirera were critical for the development of the article. The usual caveats apply.
|Online Access:||available in Bonn?|
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