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Government Employment and Pay
			: Some International Comparisons

Government Employment and Pay : Some International Comparisons »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Alan Tait , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 1983

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750686.084

ISBN: 9781557750686

Keywords: employment, wage, wages, government employment, salaries

How many people are employed by the government? How many are employed by the central government compared with the state and local authorities? How many are employed in public enterprise? How much are they all paid?...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Government Employment and Pay : Some International Comparisons

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Alan Tait , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 1983

ISBN: 9781557750686

Keywords: employment, wage, wages, government employment, salaries

How many people are employed by the government? How many are employed by the central government compared with the state and local authorities? How many are employed in public enterprise? How much are they all paid?...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Government Employment and Pay : Some International Comparisons

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Alan Tait , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 1983

ISBN: 9781557750686

Keywords: employment, wage, wages, government employment, salaries

How many people are employed by the government? How many are employed by the central government compared with the state and local authorities? How many are employed in public enterprise? How much are they all paid?...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Government Employment and Pay : Some International Comparisons

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Alan Tait , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 1983

ISBN: 9781557750686

Keywords: employment, wage, wages, government employment, salaries

How many people are employed by the government? How many are employed by the central government compared with state and local authorities? How many are employed in public enterprises? How much are they all p...

II Conceptual and Methodological Issues in the Development of the Data Base

II Conceptual and Methodological Issues in the Development of the Data Base »

Source: Government Employment and Pay : Some International Comparisons

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Alan Tait , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 1983

ISBN: 9781557750686

Keywords: employment, wage, wages, government employment, salaries

Sources of Data The collection of data on the subject of government employment and wages proved extremely difficult. Neither the International Labor Organization (ILO) nor any of the...

III Issues in the Analysis of Public Sector Employment and Wages: Leverage Implications of Public Employment

III Issues in the Analysis of Public Sector Employment and Wages: Leverage Implications of Public Employment »

Source: Government Employment and Pay : Some International Comparisons

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Alan Tait , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 1983

ISBN: 9781557750686

Keywords: employment, wage, wages, government employment, salaries

A principal motive for analyzing the size of government is the belief that government employment and wage policies have critical implications for wage determination throughout the economy. The larger the gov...

Public Debt Management and Bailouts

Public Debt Management and Bailouts »

Volume/Issue: 1999/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torbjorn Becker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451852677.001

ISBN: 9781451852677

Keywords: tax smoothing, portfolio choice, moral hazard, bailouts, public debt management, bonds, public debt, foreign bonds, tax base

This paper addresses how public debt should be managed to reduce the cost of private sector bailouts. It uses a tax smoothing model to show that bailouts affect the timing of government deficits and surpluses as we...

IV Determinants of the Size of Government Employment: An Alternative View of Wagner’s Law

IV Determinants of the Size of Government Employment: An Alternative View of Wagner’s Law »

Source: Government Employment and Pay : Some International Comparisons

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Alan Tait , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 1983

ISBN: 9781557750686

Keywords: employment, wage, wages, government employment, salaries

The literature on the determinants of government employment is thin. 17 Among empirical works, only Martin (1982) and Lindauer (1980) have attempted any econometric explanation of...

IX Some Broad Conclusions

IX Some Broad Conclusions »

Source: Government Employment and Pay : Some International Comparisons

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Alan Tait , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 1983

ISBN: 9781557750686

Keywords: employment, wage, wages, government employment, salaries

The detailed information arising from this work is embodied in the tables and text, but attention might be drawn to a number of principal conclusions and results. 1. It is surprising and depressing...

Public Debt Management and Bailouts

Public Debt Management and Bailouts »

Source: Public Debt Management and Bailouts

Volume/Issue: 1999/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torbjorn Becker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1999

ISBN: 9781451852677

Keywords: tax smoothing, portfolio choice, moral hazard, bailouts, public debt management, bonds, public debt, foreign bonds, tax base

This paper addresses how public debt should be managed to reduce the cost of private sector bailouts. It uses a tax smoothing model to show that bailouts affect the timing of government deficits and surpluses as we...