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Papua New Guinea

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Source: Papua New Guinea : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1997/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 1997

ISBN: 9781451831603

Keywords: expenditure, salaries, wages, government expenditure, central government expenditure

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Analyzing Fiscal Space Using the MAMS Model - An Application to Burkina Faso

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Source: Analyzing Fiscal Space Using the MAMS Model - An Application to Burkina Faso

Volume/Issue: 2009/227

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873740

Keywords: simulation, computable general equilibrium model, wage, wages, wage rates, government spending,

This paper analyses economic implications and the transmission mechanisms of different options for creating and using fiscal space. For creating fiscal space, we consider prioritizing expenditures, raising revenue,...

Government Employment and Wages and Labor Market Performance1

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Source: Government Employment and Wages and Labor Market Performance

Volume/Issue: 1999/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zenon Kontolemis , and Dimitri Demekas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1999

ISBN: 9781451847604

Keywords: Unemployment, wage differentials, public sector labor markets, employment, wage, wages, government employment

Government wage, benefit, and employment decisions are not taken on a profit-maximizing basis and have a substantial impact on aggregate labor market performance and unemployment. In a two-sector labor market model...

Should Subsidized Private Transfers Replace Government Social Insurance?

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Source: Should Subsidized Private Transfers Replace Government Social Insurance?

Volume/Issue: 2000/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Connel Fullenkamp , and Ralph Chami

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2000

ISBN: 9781451856958

Keywords: Altruism, charity, asymmetric information, social insurance, nonmarket transfers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), private transfers, wage, wages, benefits

Private transfers between individuals or through organized charities are increasingly viewed as an alternative for government social insurance programs. This paper models the incentive effects of government subsidi...

Managing Government Compensation and Employment - Institutions, Policies, and Reform Challenges

Managing Government Compensation and Employment - Institutions, Policies, and Reform Challenges »

Source: Managing Government Compensation and Employment - Institutions, Policies, and Reform Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2016/047

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2016

ISBN: 9781498345774

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Employment policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Government expenditures, Low-income developing countries, Private sector, Public sector wages

Government compensation and employment policies are important for the efficient delivery of public services which are crucial for the functioning of economies and the general prosperity of societies. On average, sp...

Putting the New Keynesian Model to a Test

Putting the New Keynesian Model to a Test »

Source: Putting the New Keynesian Model to a Test

Volume/Issue: 2006/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roland Straub , and Gert Peersman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863956

Keywords: DSGE models, sign restrictions, government spending, real wages, private consumption, aggregate demand, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models, Model Construction and Estimation,

In recent years, New Keynesian dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (NK DSGE) models have become increasingly popular in the academic literature and in policy analysis. However, the success of these models in rep...

Treasury Bills and/Or Central Bank Bills for Absorbing Surplus Liquidity

Treasury Bills and/Or Central Bank Bills for Absorbing Surplus Liquidity »

Source: Treasury Bills and/Or Central Bank Bills for Absorbing Surplus Liquidity : The Main Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2012/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Obert Nyawata

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463933838

Keywords: consolidated public sector, central bank, government securities, debt management, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs: Public Policy,

This paper discusses the challenging question of whether central banks should use treasury bills or central bank bills for draining excess liquidity in the banking system. While recognizing that there are practical...

Zambia: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Zambia: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Zambia : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/5

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484340554

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Budget deficits, Debt sustainability analysis, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Nonbank financial sector, Monetary policy, Millennium Development Goals, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures

This Information Annex highlights that safeguards assessments of the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) were completed in June 2004, January 2009, and October 2010. The 2009 assessment concluded that the bank had adequate safegu...

Zambia: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Zambia: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Zambia : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/5

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484340554

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Budget deficits, Debt sustainability analysis, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Nonbank financial sector, Monetary policy, Millennium Development Goals, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures

This Information Annex highlights that safeguards assessments of the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) were completed in June 2004, January 2009, and October 2010. The 2009 assessment concluded that the bank had adequate safegu...

Zambia: Staff Report for The 2013 Article Iv Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Zambia: Staff Report for The 2013 Article Iv Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Zambia : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/5

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484340554

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Budget deficits, Debt sustainability analysis, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Nonbank financial sector, Monetary policy, Millennium Development Goals, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures

This Information Annex highlights that safeguards assessments of the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) were completed in June 2004, January 2009, and October 2010. The 2009 assessment concluded that the bank had adequate safegu...