Essays about: "HIPC health"

Found 3 essays containing the words HIPC health.

  1. 1. The Poverty Effect of The Debt-Relief under (HIPC) Initiative: Assessing aggregate impact of the debt-relief On Poverty-reduction

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Khabarova; [2011]
    Keywords : HIPC initiative; debt- relief; resource-mechanism; poverty-reduction; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The main objective of this paper is to empirically assess debt-relief as a mechanism of aggregate poverty reduction in severely indebted and middle-income countries. The empirical analysis focuses on the channels connecting growth to investment and social spending that are believed to fuel the resource development gap of the heavily indebted countries that have suffered from the debt crisis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Multilateral Debt Relief: A Promising Instrument to Increase Pro-Poor Public Expenditure?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Katarina Wagman; [2008]
    Keywords : poverty reduction; debt relief; economic development; Economics; econometrics; economic theory; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper seeks to examine the extent to which the debt cancellations under the HIPC Initiatives have met their objective of reducing poverty by increasing public sector expenditure on healthcare and education (so called pro-poor spending) over the period of 1996-2005. There are mainly two reasons to believe that the debt relief efforts will enable increased social spending (i) the debt cancellations will reduce debt servicing, thus freeing up resources which can be used for social improvements, and (ii) the pro-poor expenditure condition that follows from the design of the Enhanced HIPC, will enable donors to influence the allocation of government resources. READ MORE

  3. 3. The HIPC-initiative and poverty alleviation : An analysis of Mozambique

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Erika Sahlin; [2005]
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    Abstract : This paper deals with the relationship between the highly indebted poor countries (HIPC) debtrelief initiative and the incidence of poverty in Mozambique. In order to get assistance under theenhanced HIPC initiative, a plan for reducing poverty has to be provided. READ MORE