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...

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Volume: 23
Main Author: Gottschalk, Ricardo
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: 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
ISSN: 0950-6764
EISSN: 1467-7679
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: 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.
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