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Social safety nets [electronic resource] : issues and recent experiences / editors Ke-young Chu and Sanjeev Gupta.

Contributor(s): Chu, Ke-young, 1941- | Gupta, Sanjeev.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : International Monetary Fund, 1998Description: 1 online resource (x, 260 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781455211357 (electronic bk.); 1455211354 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Structural adjustment (Economic policy) -- Social aspects | Pa�ises subdesarrollados -- Pobres | Pa�ises subdesarrollados -- Servicios humanos | Pa�ises subdesarrollados -- Seguro social | Structurele aanpassing (ontwikkelingseconomie) | Sociale politiek | IMF | Sozialpolitik | Armut | Aufsatzsammlung | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Macroeconomics | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Economic ConditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Social safety nets.DDC classification: 339.5 Other classification: 83.46 Online resources: EBSCOhost Subject: The 14 papers that comprise this book provide a comprehensive review of the IMF's work on social safety nets. The book is made up of three parts. Part I provides a broad overview of the social concerns in structural policy and the basic work related to social safety nets. Part II deals with the design of social safety nets. Part III provides case studies on nine countries from different parts of the world. The reade will find these studies particularly informative and, I hope, will appreciate the scope of the IMF'f work in this area. At the time these studies were written, all the writers except one were IMF staff members. The exception, Ravi Kanbur was with the World Bank.
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The 14 papers that comprise this book provide a comprehensive review of the IMF's work on social safety nets. The book is made up of three parts. Part I provides a broad overview of the social concerns in structural policy and the basic work related to social safety nets. Part II deals with the design of social safety nets. Part III provides case studies on nine countries from different parts of the world. The reade will find these studies particularly informative and, I hope, will appreciate the scope of the IMF'f work in this area. At the time these studies were written, all the writers except one were IMF staff members. The exception, Ravi Kanbur was with the World Bank.

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