Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Tej Prakash , and Vito Tanzi
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 November 2000
Keywords: public assets, capital charges, efficiency in government, budget, cadastres of public assets, public institutions, accrual accounting, government policy, industrial countries
This paper deals with efficiency in the public sector. It argues that the habit of relating efficiency to public spending, as is generally done, may give wrong results when, as is often the case, public institution...