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Income Inequality and Redistributive Government Spending1

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Source: Income Inequality and Redistributive Government Spending

Volume/Issue: 2003/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451843149

Keywords: capital deepening, gini coefficient, dependent variable, statistics, unequal societies, social security, Welfare and Poverty: General, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance

The paper examines empirically the question of whether more unequal societies spend more on income redistribution than their more egalitarian counterparts. Theoretical arguments on this issue are inconclusive. The...

National Insurance Scheme Reforms in the Caribbean

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Source: National Insurance Scheme Reforms in the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2016/206

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Koffie Ben Nassar , Joel Chiedu Okwuokei , Mike Li , Timothy Robinson , and Saji Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2016

ISBN: 9781475545432

Keywords: Jamaica, Insurance, Grenada, Haiti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Barbados, Bahamas, The, Asia and Pacific, Aging

Weighed down by population aging, slow economic growth, and high unemployment, National Insurance Schemes in the Caribbean are projected to run substantial deficits and deplete their assets in the next decades, rai...

Public Debt Targeting An Application to the Caribbean

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Source: Public Debt Targeting An Application to the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2011/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alejandro Guerson , and Giovanni Melina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781463902148

Keywords: Procyclical spending, public debt sustainability, public debt, primary expenditure, debt accumulation, debt sustainability, International Lending and Debt Problems, International Finance Forecasting and Simulation, National Budget, Deficit

This paper proposes a fiscal policy framework we call Public Debt Targeting. The framework seeks to smooth primary spending over the business cycle while remaining consistent with public debt sustainability. Under...

Revisiting Tourism Flows to the Caribbean

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Source: Revisiting Tourism Flows to the Caribbean : What is Driving Arrivals?

Volume/Issue: 2014/229

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicole Laframboise , Nkunde Mwase , Joonkyu Park , and Yingke Zhou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498351560

Keywords: income elasticity, Carribean, tourism arrivals, expenditure, tourist, destinations, hotels, hotel, Models with Panel Data, tourism arrivals and expenditure,

The Caribbean share of the global tourism market has been declining. This study examines what is driving tourism flows. It estimates the determinants of tourism and explores variations based on sample differences,...