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AIDS, economic growth and the HIPC initiative in Honduras

JosГ© A. Cuesta

AIDS, economic growth and the HIPC initiative in Honduras

by JosГ© A. Cuesta

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Published by United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Debt relief -- Honduras,
  • Economic assistance, Domestic -- Honduras,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Honduras,
  • Honduras -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJosé A. Cuesta.
    SeriesWIDER discussion paper -- no.2001/79
    ContributionsWorld Institute for Development Economics Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20844614M
    ISBN 109524552825

    The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, supplemented by the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative, has helped 35 sub-Saharan African countries cancel $ billion in. The HIPC Initiative. The HIPC Initiative is a framework, created by the IMF and World Bank, in which all creditors, including multilateral creditors, provide debt relief to the world's poorest and.

      However, following the restoration of peace and security in most of the country and bold economic reforms, GDP growth averaged % per annum between and - .   The Bank claims that HIPC relief for them would amount to 'well over $30bn over 60 per cent of the HIPC programme'. Forty-one countries qualify under the initiative and $50bn of their debt will.

    Uganda’s economy has grown at a slower pace, reducing its impact on poverty. In the five years to , average annual growth was %, compared to 7% in years before. A new report details the results of a recent survey about refugees and host communities to inform the country’s refugee response. Refugees and host communities are getting a. And, when debt relief can be delayed up to six years, as in the current HIPC Initiative, so too are investments in education, health, and other services. Each day of postponement leaves the basic needs of a society's most vulnerable unfulfilled. Take the case of Honduras.


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AIDS, economic growth and the HIPC initiative in Honduras by JosГ© A. Cuesta Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jeopardizes the required economic growth that ensures the viability of the HIPC Initiative in Honduras. Previous studies typically quantify the macroeconomic impact of AIDS as the potential.

AIDS, Economic Growth and the HIPC Initiative in Honduras Success of the debt-relief HIPC and poverty-reduction PRSP initiatives demands annual growth rates of 5 percent sustained for fifteen years in Honduras.

Nowadays HIV/AIDS and malaria are no longer epidemiological phenomena only. These epidemics are obstacles for human and economic development.

This books estimates the impact on economic growth, the fiscal implications of comprehensive public prevention and treatment initiatives and the private costs for persons and families living with the : María V.

Avilés Blanco, Jose Cuesta. Cuesta, Jose A., "AIDS, Economic Growth and the HIPC Initiative in Honduras," WIDER Working Paper SeriesWorld Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:dpCited by: 1. Success of the debt-relief HIPC and poverty-reduction PRSP initiatives demands annual growth rates of 5 percent sustained for fifteen years in Honduras.

However, existing evidence on the impact of AIDS on economic growth in Africa raises concern on the viability of such growth targets in Honduras, despite incidence rates in the latter trailing long behind Africa\: Jos\ue9 A.

Cuesta. Success of the debt-relief HIPC and poverty-reduction PRSP initiatives demands annual growth rates of 5 percent sustained for fifteen years in Honduras. However, existing evidence on the impact of AIDS on economic growth in Africa raises concern on the viability of such growth targets in Honduras, despite incidence rates in the latter trailing long behind Africa’s.

Honduras - Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative (English) Abstract The staffs of the IMF and IDA consider that Honduras has met all but one of the conditions for reaching the completion point under the enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, as specified in the decision point document.

that Honduras should be eligible for assistance under the Initiative in view of its status as a Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) -eligible and IDA -only country, its track record of reforms, and the heavy fiscal burden of servicing its debt.

The World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other multilateral, bilateral and commercial creditors began the Heavily Indebted Poor Country (HIPC) Initiative in The program was designed to ensure that the poorest countries in the world are not overwhelmed by unmanageable or unsustainable debt burdens.

Included are tables on HIV/AIDS, Communications and Transportation, and the HIPC Debt Initiative. Designed to provide all those interested in Africa with a focused and convenient set of data to monitor development programs and aid flows in the region, this is an invaluable reference tools for analysts and policymakers who want a better.

Decrease in debt service. Countries receiving debt relief under the enhanced HIPC Initiative should see their debt-service payments drop, on average, by percentage points of GDP a year duringrelative to what they paid during ().Based on an average weighted by each country’s GDP, debt-service payments will decline by percentage points of GDP.

HIPC Initiative The HIPC Initiative was initiated by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank infollowing extensive lobbying by NGOs and other bodies. It provides debt relief and low-interest loans to cancel or reduce external debt repayments to sustainable levels, meaning they can repay debts in a timely fashion in the future.

[1]. This paper analyzes the macroeconomics of HIV/AIDS. The paper highlights that the mortality and morbidity associated with AIDS make it unlike most other types of sickness and disease. The paper describes the most common approaches used in accounting for growth in the context of an HIV/AIDS epidemic.

The impact of HIV/AIDS on education and the accumulation of human capital is discussed. Over 80% of Zambians live in abject poverty and thus Zambia is classified as a Highly Indebted Poor Country (HIPC). This research report is aimed at bringing more people to the true knowledge about Zambia's debt relief prospects and flaws.

Economic growth in the last year has averaged %. Honduras is banking on expanded trade under the US-Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) and on debt relief under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative. Honduras is the fastest growing remittance destination in the region with inflows representing.

Economic growth in the last year has averaged %. Honduras is banking on expanded trade under the US-Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) and on debt relief under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative. Honduras is the fastest growing remittance destination in.

The slowed rate of growth in (4%, vs. % in ) reflected the general downturn in the world economy that year. The Banco Central de Honduras (central bank) named the debilitation of global demand, and loss of dynamism in final consumer demand, as important factors in the slowing of Honduras's economic growth in Economic reforms and the deficit of democratic legitimacy in Honduras ISS Working Papers - General Series, International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam (ISS), The Hague ; AIDS, Economic Growth and the HIPC Initiative in Honduras WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU.

Launched inthe original Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) marked the first time that multilateral, Paris Club, and other official bilateral and commercial creditors united in a joint effort to reduce the external debt of the world's most debt-laden poor countries to sustainable levels.

Jose A. Cuesta, "AIDS, Economic Growth and the HIPC Initiative in Honduras," WIDER Working Paper Series DP, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

Holzmann, Robert & Packard, Truman & Cuesta, Jose. Haiti - Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative: preliminary document (English) Abstract. This paper presents a preliminary assessment of the eligibility of the Republic of Haiti for assistance under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative.Economics affects everyone and the economic impact of HIV/AIDS will take generations to unfold.

Recent macroeconomic predictions have emphasized the concept of human capital, and predicted that much higher costs will be associated with the epidemic than earlier suggestions that economies might simply grow more slowly implied.Home > Africa Development Indicators > African Development Indicators Share Page.