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Budget Support Versus Project Aid

Budget Support Versus Project Aid »

Source: Budget Support Versus Project Aid

Volume/Issue: 2003/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tito Cordella , and Giovanni Dell'Ariccia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451851182

Keywords: aid policy, asymmetric information, empirical growth models, budget support, budget surplus, capital expenditures, budget constraint, capital expenditure, Asymmetric and Private Information, Welfare and Poverty: General

Should donors who are interested in the effectiveness of developmental programs rely on conditional budget support or on project aid? To answer this question, we present a model in which only a subset of the develo...

The Efficiency of Government Expenditure

The Efficiency of Government Expenditure »

Source: The Efficiency of Government Expenditure : Experiences From Africa

Volume/Issue: 1997/153

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Keiko Honjo , Marijn Verhoeven , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1997

ISBN: 9781451922400

Keywords: government expenditure, efficiency, education, health, social indicators, production possibility frontier, government spending, education spending, primary school, primary school enrollment

This paper assesses the efficiency of government expenditure on education and health in 38 countries in Africa in 1984-95, both in relation to each other and compared with countries in Asia and the Western Hemisphe...

Expenditure Composition, Fiscal Adjustment, and Growth in Low-Income Countries

Expenditure Composition, Fiscal Adjustment, and Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Expenditure Composition, Fiscal Adjustment, and Growth in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Sanjeev Gupta , Emanuele Baldacci , and Carlos Mulas-Granados

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451850000

Keywords: Public Expenditure Composition, Duration of Fiscal Consolidations, expenditure, expenditures, budget balance, fiscal adjustment, Macroeconomics: Production, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General,

This paper assesses the effects of expenditure composition as well as fiscal adjustment on economic growth in a sample of 39 low-income countries during the 1990s. The paper finds that strong budgetary positions an...

The Fiscal Dimensions of Adjustment in Low-Income Countries

The Fiscal Dimensions of Adjustment in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Claire Liuksila , Henri Lorie , Walter Mahler , and Karim Nashashibi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557752291.084

ISBN: 9781557752291

Keywords: Budgetary reforms, Government expenditures, Structural adjustment, Tax administration, Tax reforms, Taxation, expenditure, fiscal adjustment, capital expenditure, tax revenue

A strengthened fiscal position is at the core of most economic adjustment programs supported by IMF lending, especially for the poorer countries that draw on the IMF's structural adjustment facilities. This paper r...

The Gambia

The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2006/13

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451815504

Keywords: expenditures, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy, poverty-reducing expenditures, expenditure

This Joint Staff Advisory Note reviews the first Annual Progress Report (APR) of The Gambia's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The APR indicates that The Gambia's progress in implementing the PRSP has been...

The Gambia

The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2006/12

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451815498

Keywords: expenditure, hiv/aids, expenditures, per, Gambia,

This Annual Progress Report focuses on The Gambia's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). It provides information and analysis regarding the achievements and shortfalls experienced between July 2002 and December...

The Gambia

The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Second Annual Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2006/396

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451815528

Keywords: expenditure, hiv/aids, expenditures, mortality rate, public expenditure

The economic performance has been positive as tight macroeconomic policies prevailed, helped by a remarkable revenue mobilization effort. None of the key indicator targets were met. Fiscal performance improved, but...

The Gambia

The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Second Annual Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2006/397

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451815535

Keywords: apr, expenditures, expenditure, poverty reducing expenditures, public expenditure

A number of initiatives begun in the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) remain incomplete and need to be further implemented in the new PRSP. Executive Directors recommend institutionalization of the PRSP proc...

The Gambia

The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2007/306

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451815566

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, debt relief, capital expenditure

This paper discusses key findings of the First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). Overall performance under the program has been strong. All but one of the quantitative performance crite...

The Gambia

The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2007/307

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451815573

Keywords: expenditures, expenditure, poverty reduction strategy, mtef, reform program

This Joint Staff Advisory Note discusses the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for The Gambia. The Gambian authorities have prepared their second PRSP covering the years 2007 to 2011. The PRSP supports greate...