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Public Expenditure in the Slovak Republic

Public Expenditure in the Slovak Republic »

Source: Public Expenditure in the Slovak Republic : Composition and Technical Efficiency

Volume/Issue: 2012/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesco Grigoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505214

Keywords: technical efficiency, expenditure, public expenditure, health expenditure, expenditures, health expenditures, Slovakia,

Good practice suggests that budget allocations should reflect spending priorities and that spending should provide cost-effective delivery of public goods and services. This paper analyzes the composition of public...

Reforming Tax Expenditures in Italy: What, Why, and How?1

Reforming Tax Expenditures in Italy: What, Why, and How?1 »

Source: Reforming Tax Expenditures in Italy : What, Why, and How?

Volume/Issue: 2014/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Justin Tyson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484370773

Keywords: Tax expenditures, efficiency, equity, expenditures, tax expenditure, expenditure, tax system, Structure and Scope of Government, Other,

The IMF has advised country authorities to roll back tax expenditures as a way to support fiscal consolidation efforts-urging them to evaluate tax expenditures according to clear criteria, and assessing their impac...

Benchmarking the Efficiency of Public Expenditure in the Russian Federation

Benchmarking the Efficiency of Public Expenditure in the Russian Federation »

Source: Benchmarking the Efficiency of Public Expenditure in the Russian Federation

Volume/Issue: 2007/246

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

ISBN: 9781451868098

Keywords: government expenditure, public sector efficiency, fiscal federalism, Russia, expenditure, public spending, public expenditure, health expenditure, health care,

This paper benchmarks the efficiency of public expenditure in the social sectors in the Russian Federation relative to other countries and among the country's regions. It finds that there is substantial room for ef...

From Containment to Rationalization

From Containment to Rationalization »

Source: From Containment to Rationalization

Volume/Issue: 2016/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Jacques Hallaert , and Maximilien Queyranne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513540139

Keywords: Public Expenditure, Efficiency, spending, public, governments, services, State and Local Budget and Expenditures, State and Local Government: Other Expenditure Categories, France.,, Europe

Achieving France’s medium-term fiscal targets will require significant expenditure efforts. This paper identifies areas where there is scope for increasing expenditure efficiency, with a view to achieving higher qu...

Public Investment Management Assessment - Review and Update

Public Investment Management Assessment - Review and Update »

Source: Public Investment Management Assessment - Review and Update

Volume/Issue: 2018/025

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2018

ISBN: 9781498308441

Keywords: Public investments, Public investment programs, Economic growth, Expenditure efficiency, Fiscal policy, Pima, PPPs, public investment, PIM, institutional design

"Public Investment Management Assessments (PIMAs) are the IMF‘s key tool for assessing infrastructure governance over the full investment cycle and supporting economic institution building in this area. The PIMA fr...

Fiscal Decentralization and the Efficiency of Public Service Delivery

Fiscal Decentralization and the Efficiency of Public Service Delivery »

Source: Fiscal Decentralization and the Efficiency of Public Service Delivery

Volume/Issue: 2015/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Moussé Sow , and Ivohasina Razafimahefa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2015

ISBN: 9781484351116

Keywords: Decentralization, efficiency, stochastic frontier analysis, fiscal decentralization, public expenditure, expenditure, Methodological Issues: General, Single Equation Models: Single Variables: Instrumental Variables (IV) Estimation, General, Intergovernmental Relations,

This paper explores the impact of fiscal decentralization on the efficiency of public service delivery. It uses a stochastic frontier method to estimate time-varying efficiency coefficients and analyzes the impact...

A Hybrid Approach to Estimating the Efficiency of Public Spending on Education in Emerging and Developing Economies

A Hybrid Approach to Estimating the Efficiency of Public Spending on Education in Emerging and Developing Economies »

Source: A Hybrid Approach to Estimating the Efficiency of Public Spending on Education in Emerging and Developing Economies

Volume/Issue: 2014/19

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesco Grigoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484398241

Keywords: Education expenditure, efficiency, hybrid, developing economies, emerging economies, education spending, expenditure, educational outcomes, Health Production: Nutrition, Mortality

The measurement of the efficiency of public education expenditure using parametric and non-parametric methods has proven challenging. This paper seeks to overcome the difficulties of earlier studies by using a hybr...

Taxation and Pricing of Petroleum Products in Developing Countries

Taxation and Pricing of Petroleum Products in Developing Countries »

Source: Taxation and Pricing of Petroleum Products in Developing Countries : A Framework for Analysis with Application to Nigeria

Volume/Issue: 2003/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shahabuddin Hossain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451846232

Keywords: petroleum product prices, efficiency, equity, revenue, border prices, externalities, road user charge, road, per, expenditure

Using the modern theory of public economics as the point of departure, this paper outlines a basic principle for setting taxes and/or prices of commodities based on two key criteria, efficiency and equity. The pape...

The Efficiency of Government Expenditure

The Efficiency of Government Expenditure »

Source: The Efficiency of Government Expenditure : Experiences From Africa

Volume/Issue: 1997/153

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Keiko Honjo , Marijn Verhoeven , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1997

ISBN: 9781451922400

Keywords: government expenditure, efficiency, education, health, social indicators, production possibility frontier, government spending, education spending, primary school, primary school enrollment

This paper assesses the efficiency of government expenditure on education and health in 38 countries in Africa in 1984-95, both in relation to each other and compared with countries in Asia and the Western Hemisphe...

Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries—2018

Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries—2018 »

Source: Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/013

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2018

ISBN: 9781498307291

Keywords: Low-income developing countries, Domestic debt, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Expenditure efficiency, WEO, debt level, investment level, percent of GDP, public debt level

"This paper is the fourth in a series that examines macroeconomic developments and prospects in Low Income Developing Countries (LIDCs). LIDCs are Fund member countries where gross national income (GNI) per capita...