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Helping Countries Develop
			: The Role of Fiscal Policy

Helping Countries Develop : The Role of Fiscal Policy »

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Sanjeev Gupta , and Gabriela Inchauste

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063181.071

ISBN: 9781589063181

Keywords: food aid, expenditure, fiscal policy, public spending, per

Fiscal policy can foster growth and human development through a number of different channels. These include the macroeconomic (for example, through the influence of the budget deficit on growth) as well as the micr...

What Does Aid Do to Fiscal Policy? New Evidence

What Does Aid Do to Fiscal Policy? New Evidence »

Source: What Does Aid Do to Fiscal Policy? New Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2016/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Louis Combes , Rasmané Ouedraogo , and Sampawende Tapsoba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484382691

Keywords: Foreign aid, Fiscal policy, Tax displacement, Fungibility, Aid illusion.

Foreign aid is a sizable source of government financing for several developing countries and its allocation matters for the conduct of fiscal policy. This paper revisits fiscal effects of shifts in aid dependency i...

Walking a Fine Line: Public Investment Scaling Up and Debt Sustainability in Burkina Faso

Walking a Fine Line: Public Investment Scaling Up and Debt Sustainability in Burkina Faso »

Source: Walking a Fine Line : Public Investment Scaling-Up and Debt Sustainability in Burkina Faso

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi , Mame Astou Diouf , and Constant Lonkeng Ngouana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498358538

Keywords: Economic growth, Fiscal sustainability, Foreign aid, Foreign aid policy, investment, public investment, debt, environment, capital

This paper analyzes the macroeconomics of scaling up public investment in Burkina Faso under alternative financing options, including through foreign aid and a combination of tax adjustment and borrowing. Our findi...

L'allégement de la dette peut-il doper la croissance des pauvres?

L'allégement de la dette peut-il doper la croissance des pauvres? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Toan Nguyen , Benedict Clements , and Rina Bhattacharya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 2005

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064645.051

ISBN: 9781589064645

Keywords: debt service, external debt, debt relief, foreign debt, budget deficits, public debt, debt overhang, stock of debt, debt-service, debt burdens

The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, launched in 1999 by the IMF and the World Bank, was the first coordinated effort by the international financial community to reduce the foreign debt of the wor...

Can Debt Relief Boost Growth in Poor Countries?

Can Debt Relief Boost Growth in Poor Countries? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Toan Nguyen , Benedict Clements , and Rina Bhattacharya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2007

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064669.051

ISBN: 9781589064669

Keywords: debt service, external debt, debt relief, foreign debt, budget deficits, public debt, debt overhang, stock of debt, debt-service, debt burdens

The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, launched in 1999 by the IMF and the World Bank, was the first coordinated effort by the international financial community to reduce the foreign debt of the wor...

Can Debt Relief Boost Growth in Poor Countries?

Can Debt Relief Boost Growth in Poor Countries? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2005

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064676.051

ISBN: 9781589064676

Keywords: debt service, external debt, debt relief, foreign debt, budget deficits, public debt, debt overhang, stock of debt, debt-service, debt burdens

The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, launched in 1999 by the IMF and the World Bank, was the first coordinated effort by the international financial community to reduce the foreign debt of the wor...

Can Debt Relief Boost Growth in Poor Countries?

Can Debt Relief Boost Growth in Poor Countries? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Rina Bhattacharya , and Toan Nguyen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2005

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064683.051

ISBN: 9781589064683

Keywords: debt service, external debt, debt relief, foreign debt, budget deficits, public debt, debt overhang, stock of debt, debt-service, debt burdens

The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, launched in 1999 by the IMF and the World Bank, was the first coordinated effort by the international financial community to reduce the foreign debt of the wor...

Aid and Fiscal Management

Aid and Fiscal Management »

Source: Aid and Fiscal Management

Volume/Issue: 2002/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Timothy Lane , and Ales Bulir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

ISBN: 9781451853612

Keywords: Foreign aid, exchange rate, fiscal policy, tax revenues, exchange rates

This paper focuses on the macroeconomic aspects of fiscal management in aid-receiving countries. Despite the declining share of aid in budgets of donor countries, aid continues to play an important role in many dev...

Appendices: Tables and Figures

Appendices: Tables and Figures »

Source: Walking a Fine Line : Public Investment Scaling-Up and Debt Sustainability in Burkina Faso

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi , Mame Astou Diouf , and Constant Lonkeng Ngouana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498358538

Keywords: Economic growth, Fiscal sustainability, Foreign aid, Foreign aid policy, investment, public investment, debt, environment, capital

A. Table: Selected Steady State Ratios Variables...

I. Introduction

I. Introduction »

Source: Walking a Fine Line : Public Investment Scaling-Up and Debt Sustainability in Burkina Faso

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi , Mame Astou Diouf , and Constant Lonkeng Ngouana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498358538

Keywords: Economic growth, Fiscal sustainability, Foreign aid, Foreign aid policy, investment, public investment, debt, environment, capital

Burkina Faso is a landlocked West African country with an important infrastructure deficit. A World Bank study evaluates the country’s infrastructure funding gap at US$165 million per year, equivalent to 4 p...