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Source: Unproductive Public Expenditures : A Pragmatic Approach to Policy Analysis

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2005

ISBN: 9781557755414

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, expenditures, public expenditures, expenditure productivity

INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND PAMPHLET SERIES (All pamphlets have been published in English, French, and Spanish, unless otherwise stated) 38. Fund Conditional...

The Value-Added Tax
			: Its Causes and Consequences

The Value-Added Tax : Its Causes and Consequences »

Volume/Issue: 2007/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ben Lockwood , and Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867473.001

ISBN: 9781451867473

Keywords: vat, tax ratio, taxation, tax system, Value-added Tax, Tax Reform,

Has the VAT proved, as its proponents claim, an especially effective form of taxation? To address this, this paper first shows that a tax innovation-such as the introduction of a VAT- reduces the marginal cost of p...

Unproductive Public Expenditures
			: A Pragmatic Approach to Policy Analysis

Unproductive Public Expenditures : A Pragmatic Approach to Policy Analysis »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755414.054

ISBN: 9781557755414

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, expenditures, public expenditures, expenditure productivity

Public expenditure policy, together with efforts to raise revenue,is at the core of efficient and equitable adjustment. Public expenditureproductivity has critical implications for fiscal adjustment, particularly a...

Unproductive Public Expenditures: A Pragmatic Approach to Policy Analysis

Unproductive Public Expenditures: A Pragmatic Approach to Policy Analysis »

Source: Unproductive Public Expenditures : A Pragmatic Approach to Policy Analysis

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2005

ISBN: 9781557755414

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, expenditures, public expenditures, expenditure productivity

Introduction This pamphlet discusses how economic policymakers may approach the question of the productivity of public expenditure. The discussion is aimed at those in charge of fisc...

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Source: Unproductive Public Expenditures : A Pragmatic Approach to Policy Analysis

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2005

ISBN: 9781557755414

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, expenditures, public expenditures, expenditure productivity

Public expenditure policy, together with efforts to raise revenue,is at the core of efficient and equitable adjustment. Public expenditureproductivity has critical implications for fiscal adjustment, particularly a...

The Value-Added Tax

The Value-Added Tax »

Source: The Value-Added Tax : Its Causes and Consequences

Volume/Issue: 2007/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ben Lockwood , and Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867473

Keywords: vat, tax ratio, taxation, tax system, Value-added Tax, Tax Reform,

Has the VAT proved, as its proponents claim, an especially effective form of taxation? To address this, this paper first shows that a tax innovation-such as the introduction of a VAT- reduces the marginal cost of p...