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Automatic Stabilizers and the Size of Government

Automatic Stabilizers and the Size of Government »

Source: Automatic Stabilizers and the Size of Government : Correcting a Common Misunderstanding

Volume/Issue: 2010/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlo Cottarelli , and Annalisa Fedelino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201389

Keywords: cyclical adjustment, expenditure, fiscal balances, budget balance, public spending, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General, National Deficit Surplus, National Budget

The size of government is a commonly used variable in many analytical studies on the effects of fiscal policy. An accepted practice is to measure it as the ratio of government spending to GDP. However, this is not...

Budget Support Versus Project Aid

Budget Support Versus Project Aid »

Source: Budget Support Versus Project Aid

Volume/Issue: 2003/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tito Cordella , and Giovanni Dell'Ariccia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451851182

Keywords: aid policy, asymmetric information, empirical growth models, budget support, budget surplus, capital expenditures, budget constraint, capital expenditure, Asymmetric and Private Information, Welfare and Poverty: General

Should donors who are interested in the effectiveness of developmental programs rely on conditional budget support or on project aid? To answer this question, we present a model in which only a subset of the develo...

The Challenge of Reforming Budgetary Institutions in Developing Countries

The Challenge of Reforming Budgetary Institutions in Developing Countries »

Source: The Challenge of Reforming Budgetary Institutions in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2009/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Allen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872439

Keywords: PEFA, budget, institutions, platform approach, reform, donors, Paris Declaration, Accra Agenda for Action, budgetary institutions, financial management

The paper notes that the development of sound budgetary institutions in countries such as France, the U.K. and the U.S. has taken a very long time?200 years or more?and is still evolving. It discusses Douglass Nort...

Chapter 3. Asia and Pacific

Chapter 3. Asia and Pacific »

Source: Fiscal Policies and Gender Equality

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2018

ISBN: 9781513590363

Keywords: Gender equality, gender equality; gender budgeting; fiscal policies; tax spending

Despite Asia’s progress over the past several decades in closing gender gaps in education, health, economic, and political outcomes, women and girls continue to encounter barriers relative to men. Gender gap...

Chapter 6. Middle East and Central Asia

Chapter 6. Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: Fiscal Policies and Gender Equality

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2018

ISBN: 9781513590363

Keywords: Gender equality, gender equality; gender budgeting; fiscal policies; tax spending

Gender budgeting is struggling to take hold in the Middle East and Central Asia and, despite recent progress in improving conditions for women and girls, gender inequality remains entrenched in most of the r...

The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia

The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia : Is the Current Crisis Different?

Volume/Issue: 2010/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982121

Keywords: government spending, public debt, fiscal policy response, General Outlook and Conditions, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

The countries of the Middle East and North Africa, and the Caucasus and Central Asia have the highest output volatility in the world. Fiscal policy is a powerful tool that can help dampen the business cycles. This...

Effect of a Slowdown in Industrial Economies on Selected Asian Countries

Effect of a Slowdown in Industrial Economies on Selected Asian Countries »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 33 No. 2

Volume: 33

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1986

ISBN: 9781451946956

Keywords: international monetary fund, monetary policy, interest, budget, central bank

WILLIAM. white, who joined the International Monetary Fund in 1948, spent his entire professional life in the Research Department. Present and past staff members, many of whom benefited from his advice, have asked...

Indonesia
			: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes:  Fiscal Transparency Module

Indonesia : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes: Fiscal Transparency Module »

Volume/Issue: 2006/330

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451818390.002

ISBN: 9781451818390

Keywords: fiscal policy, budget process, budget law, contingent liabilities, Staff Report,

The abstract summarizes the Report on Observance of Standards and Codes and Fiscal Transparency Module of Indonesia. It highlights that a strategy for improving transparency and strengthening fiscal management shou...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and Annual Progress Report

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/343

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822625.002

ISBN: 9781451822625

Keywords: financial management, budget law, public financial management, budget allocations, fiscal sustainability

This Joint Staff Advisory Note reviews the National Socio-Economic Development Plan (NSEDP) 2006-10 and the Annual Progress Report for Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR). The government of PDR approved the Sixt...

Myanmar
			: Statistical Appendix

Myanmar : Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2001/18

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 January 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451826692.002

ISBN: 9781451826692

Keywords: expenditure, capital expenditure, expenditures, central bank, budget expenditures

This report provides details of the IMF's projections and estimates for Myanmar on real gross domestic product by expenditure category and sector; gross domestic product by expenditure category and sector; investme...