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Growth and Poverty Reduction in Armenia [electronic resource] : Achievements and Challenges, Beddies, Christian H..

Author/Creator:
Beddies, Christian H.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : International Monetary Fund, 2005.
Series:
IMF eLibrary
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (112 p.)
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Bank financing.
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Banking sector.
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Per capita income.
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Poverty line.
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Present value.
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Primary deficit.
Property tax.
Prudent fiscal policy.
Public debt.
Public expenditure.
Public expenditure review.
Public expenditures.
Quasi-fiscal activities.
Quasi-fiscal deficit.
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Rapid economic growth.
Real gdp.
Real per capita income.
Reforming tax systems.
Regional integration.
Resource allocation.
Retained earnings.
Return on equity.
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Revenue collection.
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Sectoral composition of output.
Skilled labor.
State tax.
Stock exchanges.
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Tax accounting.
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Taxpayer identification.
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Total factor productivity.
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Trade deficit.
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Trade levels.
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Trade regimes.
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Trade routes.
Trade structure.
Trade theories.
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Trade volumes.
Trade-weighted average.
Transition economies.
Transport costs.
Value of exports.
Value-added taxes.
Volume of trade.
World economy.
World trade.
World trade organization.
Armenia.
Summary:
Since 2000, Armenia's economic performance has been remarkable. Real economic growth has averaged 11 percent a year, annual inflation has averaged 3 percent, and poverty and inequality have fallen. The country has outperformed other low-income countries including other members of the Commonwealth of Independent States. This is particularly impressive given the geographical location of Armenia, the closure of two critical borders, and occasional political turmoil. The key factors behind Armenia's economic performance are prudent monetary and fiscal policies, liberal trade and foreign exchange regimes, rapid and relaively well-sequenced structural reforms, and support from the Armenian diaspora. In addition, the implementation of a poverty reduction strategy since 2002 has complemented the effect of economic growth on reducing poverty. This book assesses the country's economic transformation during the last 10 years and discusses the challenges to sustaining these successes.
Notes:
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Beddies, Christian H.
Gelbard, E.
Iradian, Garbis.
McHugh, James.
Redifer, Laure.
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Print Version:
ISBN:
1589064518:
9781589064515
Publisher Number:
10.5089/9781589064515.058
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