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Slums aside an upscale neighborhood in Mexico City: Conditional transfer programs, such as Mexico’s Oportunidades, can help reduce income inequality by alleviating poverty, while controlling fiscal costs (photo: Stringer/Mexico/Reuters/Corbis)

Harnessing the Power of Fiscal Policy to Mitigate Inequality

September 25, 2015

The appropriate design of fiscal policies can mitigate income inequality, without hurting growth, or even while increasing it, according to a recently published IMF book, Inequality and Fiscal for more

Good Administration of Oil and Mining Revenues is Vital

August 06, 2014
Effective administration of public revenues derived from the petroleum and mining industries gets a boost with the release of a new IMF handbook. Policymakers and government officials in charge of administering oil, gas and mining revenues now have practical guidelines at their for more

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