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The Peace Dividend

The Peace Dividend »

Source: The Peace Dividend : Military Spending Cuts and Economic Growth

Volume/Issue: 1995/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Malcolm Knight , Delano Villanueva , and Norman Loayza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1995

ISBN: 9781451847338

Keywords: military spending, military, military expenditures, military expenditure

Although conventional wisdom suggests that reducing military spending may improve a country’s economic growth performance, empirical studies have produced ambiguous results. This paper extends a standard gro...

Military Expenditure

Military Expenditure »

Source: Military Expenditure : Econometric Testing of Economic and Political Influences

Volume/Issue: 1991/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Hewitt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1991

ISBN: 9781451847291

Keywords: military, military expenditures, expenditures, expenditure, military expenditure

Econometric results from an analysis of the determinants of military expenditure in 125 countries during 1972-88 are presented. The dependent variable is the ratio of military expenditure to GDP; included among the...

Military Expenditure

Military Expenditure »

Source: Military Expenditure : International Comparison of Trends

Volume/Issue: 1991/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Hewitt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1991

ISBN: 9781451847420

Keywords: military, military expenditures, expenditures, expenditure, military expenditure

This paper analyzes trends in world military expenditure by examining the shares of different country groups and the ratio to GDP of individual nations. The coverage is military expenditures in 125 countries from 1...

Economic Consequences of Lower Military Spending

Economic Consequences of Lower Military Spending »

Source: Economic Consequences of Lower Military Spending : Some Simulation Results

Volume/Issue: 1993/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jerald Schiff , Tamim Bayoumi , and Daniel Hewitt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1993

ISBN: 9781451843460

Keywords: military, military expenditures, military spending, expenditures, arms

The IMF MULTIMOD model is used to trace the economic impact of a 20 percent reduction in world military expenditures. GDP falls in the short run, however private consumption and investment rise, leading to an incre...

The Impact of Worldwide Military Spending Cutson Developing Countries

The Impact of Worldwide Military Spending Cutson Developing Countries »

Source: The Impact of Worldwide Military Spending Cutson Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1993/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Steven Symansky , Tamim Bayoumi , and Daniel Hewitt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1993

ISBN: 9781451850802

Keywords: military, military spending, military expenditures, expenditures, arms

This paper investigates the economic impact of a coordinated reduction in military expenditures of 20 percent using a specially modified version of the MULTIMOD world economic model. Simulation results indicate tha...

Military Expenditures 1972-1990

Military Expenditures 1972-1990 »

Source: Military Expenditures 1972-1990 : The Reasons Behind the Post-1985 Fall in World Military Spending

Volume/Issue: 1993/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Hewitt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1993

ISBN: 9781451843590

Keywords: military, military expenditures, expenditures, military spending, military expenditure

World military expenditures have fallen by over 20 percent in proportion to GDP from 1985 to 1990. This study examines the determinants of military expenditures in 125 countries during 1972-90 to ascertain what fac...

Worldwide Military Spending, 1990-1995

Worldwide Military Spending, 1990-1995 »

Source: Worldwide Military Spending, 1990-1995

Volume/Issue: 1996/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jerald Schiff , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1996

ISBN: 9781451848519

Keywords: military spending, military, military expenditures, military expenditure, arms

The decline in military spending that began in the mid-1980s continued through 1995, and this decline was widespread both geographically and by level of development. Cuts in military spending appear to have potenti...

Military Expenditure and Arms Trade

Military Expenditure and Arms Trade »

Source: Military Expenditure and Arms Trade : Alternative Data Sources

Volume/Issue: 1994/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Wakeman-Linn , and Nancy Happe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1994

ISBN: 9781451960709

Keywords: military, military expenditures, arms, expenditures, expenditure

Analysis of the economic impact of military expenditures and arms trade is frequently hampered by the limited amount of transparent, comprehensive data. Country-specific information can be supplemented, however, by...

How Resilient Are Military Expenditures in the Context of Fund-Supported Programs?

How Resilient Are Military Expenditures in the Context of Fund-Supported Programs? »

Source: How Resilient Are Military Expenditures in the Context of Fund-Supported Programs?

Volume/Issue: 1988/48

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1988

ISBN: 9781451972139

Keywords: military, expenditure, military spending, military expenditures, government expenditure

This paper examines how military spending has been affected by Fund-supported programs. It looks at the changes in military expenditure as a share of gross domestic product (MIL/GDP) and of total expenditure (MIL/E...

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...