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Achy But Healthy

Achy But Healthy »

Source: Achy But Healthy : Lessons From the Israeli Health Sector

Volume/Issue: 1994/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yaakov Kop

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1994

ISBN: 9781451853537

Keywords: health sector, medical services, health care, health law, health insurance

Health policy has been for some time high on the agenda of many countries--and where it has not, it should be. Since no ideal model of health services has ever been devised 9 one may look for favorable elements in...

Aging in the Asian 'Tigers'

Aging in the Asian 'Tigers' »

Source: Aging in the Asian 'Tigers' : Challenges for Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 1997/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451856309

Keywords: aging, Asia, demographics, health, medical care, pension, medical insurance, labor force, pension schemes

The paper assesses the government expenditure effects from changing demographics in the Asian “Tiger” economies through 2050. With some exceptions, their limited social insurance commitments initially...

4. AIDS and the Accumulation and Utilization of Human Capital in Africa

4. AIDS and the Accumulation and Utilization of Human Capital in Africa »

Source: The Macroeconomics of HIV/AIDS

Series: Books

Author(s): Markus Haacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 November 2004

ISBN: 9781589063600

Keywords: hiv/aids, hiv, aids, health care

Among the great challenges of development, education continues to take pride of place. In this chapter we highlight some of the channels by which the AIDS pandemic in Africa may aff...

Albania

Albania »

Source: Albania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2008/270

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2008

ISBN: 9781451800944

Keywords: electricity, health sector, health financing, health care, pharmaceutical sector

This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Albania. The note analyzes the National Strategy for Development and Integration (NSDI) program, which represents a signific...

'An Analysis of U.S. Fiscal and Generational Imbalances

'An Analysis of U.S. Fiscal and Generational Imbalances »

Source: 'An Analysis of U.S. Fiscal and Generational Imbalances : Who Will Pay and How?'

Volume/Issue: 2011/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicoletta Batini , Julia Guerreiro , and Giovanni Callegari

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455227075

Keywords: fiscal gap, generational accounting, Final Healthcare Legislation, discount rate, medicare, tax cuts, healthcare spending, Intertemporal Choice And Growth, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy

This paper updates existing measures of the U.S. fiscal gap to include federal laws up to and including the mid-December 2010 federal fiscal stimulus. It then applies the methodology of generational accounting to e...

9. An Economic Assessment of Botswana’s National Strategic Framework for HIV/AIDS

9. An Economic Assessment of Botswana’s National Strategic Framework for HIV/AIDS »

Source: The Macroeconomics of HIV/AIDS

Series: Books

Author(s): Markus Haacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 November 2004

ISBN: 9781589063600

Keywords: hiv/aids, hiv, aids, health care

Botswana’s economic transformation during the past 30 years is one of the most highly regarded success stories of the African continent. Real GDP grew at an average annual rate of 1...

Are Economywide Policies Good for the Environment?

Are Economywide Policies Good for the Environment? »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1993

Volume/Issue: 30/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1993

ISBN: 9781451952117

Keywords: public health, health care, clinical services, health spending, child mortality

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

Auctions: A Sampling of Techniques

Auctions: A Sampling of Techniques »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1993

Volume/Issue: 30/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1993

ISBN: 9781451952117

Keywords: public health, health care, clinical services, health spending, child mortality

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

Benchmarking the Efficiency of Public Expenditure in the Russian Federation

Benchmarking the Efficiency of Public Expenditure in the Russian Federation »

Source: Benchmarking the Efficiency of Public Expenditure in the Russian Federation

Volume/Issue: 2007/246

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

ISBN: 9781451868098

Keywords: government expenditure, public sector efficiency, fiscal federalism, Russia, expenditure, public spending, public expenditure, health expenditure, health care,

This paper benchmarks the efficiency of public expenditure in the social sectors in the Russian Federation relative to other countries and among the country's regions. It finds that there is substantial room for ef...

BOOKS

BOOKS »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1993

Volume/Issue: 30/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1993

ISBN: 9781451952117

Keywords: public health, health care, clinical services, health spending, child mortality

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...