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Poverty And Poverty Reduction

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BACKGROUND PAPER

BUDGETING FOR POVERTY REDUCTION

BACKGROUND PAPER

BUDGETING FOR POVERTY REDUCTION

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Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development A n d Tr a n s p a r e n c y

Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development And Transparency - PILDAT As a Part of Pakistan Legislative Strengthening Consortium - PLSC

Pakistan Legislative Strengthening Consortium

P S LC

This publication was made possible through support provided by the U.S. Agency for International Development, under the terms of Award No.391-A-00-03-01012-00. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Published by Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development And Transparency - PILDAT 5 - A, Zafar Ali Road, Gulberg V, Lahore, Pakistan. June 2004

BACKGROUND PAPER
BUDGETING FOR POVERTY REDUCTION

CONTENTS
Abbreviations and Acronyms Foreword Profile of the Author 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Introduction Historical Overview Inflation and the Poor A Measure of Poverty Inequality Factor in Poverty Growth Role of the Budget The Road Ahead Tables and Charts Chart 1: Number of poor as % of population Table 1: Performance of selected stabilization indicators Table 2: Performance of selected growth indicators Table 3: Trends in manufacturing production cost components Table 4: Expenditure shares - Lowest quintile of population (%) Table 5: Expenditure shares - Highest quintile of population (%) Table 6: Shares in household budgets by income group Table 7: Poverty incidence Table 8: Inequality measures Chart 2: Average growth rates (1988-2003) Chart 3: Trend in sales tax and import duty receipts Table 9: Annual real growth in expenditures 09 09 11 12 15 15 19

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BACKGROUND PAPER
BUDGETING FOR POVERTY REDUCTION

ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS
FY GDP GNP GOP HIES NGO PILDAT PLSC SBP SPDC US Fiscal Year Gross Domestic Product Gross National Product Government of...

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