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Public Financial Management and Its Emerging Architecture

Public Financial Management and Its Emerging Architecture »

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Cangiano , Teresa Curristine , and Michel Lazare

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475531091.071

ISBN: 9781475531091

Keywords: decentralization, fiscal rules, rules, expenditure, public investment

The first two decades of the twenty-first century have witnessed an influx of innovations and reforms in public financial management. The current wave of reforms is markedly different from those in the past, owing...

Governance, Corruption, and Economic Performance

Governance, Corruption, and Economic Performance »

Series: Books

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , and George Abed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061163.071

ISBN: 9781589061163

Keywords: decentralization, military spending, military, tax revenue, government expenditure

This volume presents 18 recent IMF research studies on the causes and consequences of corruption, as well as how it can most effectively be combated to improve governance, increase economic growth, and reduce pover...

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			: Public Financial Management and Its Emerging Architecture

Excerpt : Public Financial Management and Its Emerging Architecture »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): M. Cangiano , Teresa Curristine , and Michel Lazare

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/PFMEEAEX.073

ISBN: PFMEEAEX

Keywords: Financial management, decentralization, fiscal rules, rules, expenditure, public investment

This is an excerpt from Public Financial Management and Its Emerging Architecture. It includes the table of contents, foreword, preface, and chapter 1....

Making Fiscal Decentralization Work
			: Cross-Country Experiences

Making Fiscal Decentralization Work : Cross-Country Experiences »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Annalisa Fedelino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069855.084

ISBN: 9781589069855

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Intergovernmental fiscal relations, decentralization, fiscal decentralization, subnational governments, intergovernmental fiscal, fiscal relations

The question of what makes fiscal decentralization work is faced by many policymakers around the world. This book draws on both the relevant literature and policy and technical advice provided by the IMF to a wide...

Can Fiscal Decentralization Strengthen Social Capital?

Can Fiscal Decentralization Strengthen Social Capital? »

Source: Can Fiscal Decentralization Strengthen Social Capital?

Volume/Issue: 2000/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2000

ISBN: 9781451855104

Keywords: fiscal federalism, social capital, fiscal decentralization, decentralization, federalism, decentralization indicator

Countries where social and political institutions stimulate interpersonal trust, civic cooperation, and social cohesiveness tend to have more efficient governments, better governance systems, and faster growth. Thi...

Per Perspectives économiques régionales, Mai 2006 
			: Afrique subsaharienne

Per Perspectives économiques régionales, Mai 2006 : Afrique subsaharienne »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 2006

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065505.086

ISBN: 9781589065505

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, oil-importing countries, importing countries, exporting countries, decentralization, fiscal decentralization, subnational governments, oil prices, banking

Prepared by the Policy Wing of the IMF African Department, and published twice a year in English and French, Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa analyzes economic performance and short-term prospects of t...

Local Service Provision in Selected OECD Countries

Local Service Provision in Selected OECD Countries »

Source: Local Service Provision in Selected OECD Countries : Do Decentralized Operations Work Better?

Volume/Issue: 2008/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ehtisham Ahmad , Giorgio Brosio , and Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869293

Keywords: decentralization, fiscal decentralization, fiscal federalism, subnational governments, federalism

There is a widespread presumption that decentralization improves public service provision. This has led to policy prescriptions that are assiduously adhered to by countries and international. This paper reviews the...

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo »

Source: Democratic Republic of the Congo : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report-Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2010/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455208395

Keywords: decentralization, central bank, public finance

Congo's first full Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy underpinned the economic policy during a particularly challenging transitional period. The difficulty is in implementing the program in a rapidly evolving in...

Mali: Technical Assistance Report - Local Taxation and Decentralization

Mali: Technical Assistance Report - Local Taxation and Decentralization »

Source: Mali : Technical Assistance Report - Local Taxation and Decentralization

Volume/Issue: 2015/291

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513580296

Keywords: tax, subnational, revenue, decentralization, taxation

This Technical Assistance Report surveys the resources of the subnational jurisdictions and proposes a tax reform strategy for Mali. In Mali, the system of local taxes generates insufficient revenue and relies on o...

Transition to Market
			: Studies in Fiscal Reform

Transition to Market : Studies in Fiscal Reform »

Series: Books

Author(s): Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1994

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557754035.071

ISBN: 9781557754035

Keywords: Fiscal reforms, Markets, Transition economies, privatization, tax administration, tax system, taxation, tax reform, state budget, tax rates

IMF economists work closely with member countries on a variety of issues. Their unique perspective on country experiences and best practices on global macroeconomic issues are often shared in the form of books on d...