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Source: Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

James Cross Having heard these valuable contributions (and noting that Piero Ugolini based his thoughts on the results of a comprehensive study by the Monetary and Exchange Affairs D...

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Source: Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

Hirohisa Kohama My background is that of a general development economist, not necessarily an expert on sub-Saharan African economies. So I would like to focus on several points that...

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Source: Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

Kwesi Botchwey Uganda’s overall performance has been remarkable. Indeed, it is one of the African countries that has achieved a reasonably good measure of policy soundness and has be...

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Source: Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

Gray Mgonja There are two underlying issues raised in Luca Barbone’s paper. The first is that given resource constraints, governments have to prioritize public expenditures. The seco...

10 Concluding Remarks

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Source: Africa : Adjustment to the Challenges of Globalization

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 1999

ISBN: 9781557758293

Keywords: banking, expenditure, trade liberalization, civil service, banking system

This has been a most useful seminar, the fourth in a series initiated in 1994, and I would like to thank all those who contributed to its success. In particular, I would like to express our appreciation to t...

Corruption

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Source: Corruption : Costs and Mitigating Strategies

Volume/Issue: 2016/5

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2016

ISBN: 9781513594330

Keywords: Corruption, Governance, Tax revenues, Inclusive growth, Government expenditures, Public investments, Private investments, Human capital, Fund role, Corruption

In an environment in which growth and employment prospects in many countries remain subdued and a number of high-profile corruption cases have fueled moral outrage, and amid a growing consensus that corruption can...

Corruption and the Rate of Temptation

Corruption and the Rate of Temptation »

Source: Corruption and the Rate of Temptation : Do Low Wages in the Civil Service Cause Corruption?

Volume/Issue: 1997/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1997

ISBN: 9781451849424

Keywords: wage, wages, civil service, civil servants, civil service wages

This paper develops and tests two efficiency wage models of corruption in the civil service. Under fair wage models, civil service wages are an important determinant of corruption. Under shirking models, the level...

Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin

Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin »

Volume: 10

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani , and Mohamed El Harrak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455266364.087

ISBN: 9781455266364

Keywords: Civil service, Economic growth, Benin, Economic models, Government expenditures, Labor markets, Public sector, Public investment, Wage policy, Wages

This paper analyzes expenditure composition and economic development in Benin. It addresses some specific issues on the basis of a stylized model of the Beninese economy that highlights the tradeoff between expendi...

Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin

Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin »

Volume: 10

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani , and Mohamed El Harrak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2010

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475507379.087

ISBN: 9781475507379

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic models, Government expenditures, Civil service, Labor markets, Public investment, Wage policy, wage, labor demand, unemployment

This paper analyzes expenditure composition and economic development in Benin. It addresses some specific issues on the basis of a stylized model of the Beninese economy that highlights the tradeoff between expendi...

Politique salariale et viabilité des finances publiques au Bénin

Politique salariale et viabilité des finances publiques au Bénin »

Volume: 10

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Charlotte Lundgren

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2010

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462381821.087

ISBN: 9781462381821

Keywords: wage, wages, salaries, wage costs, civil service staff, civil servants, wage increases, civil service reform, external debt, remuneration system

This paper analyzes the impact of Benin's public wage policy on medium and long-term fiscal and debt sustainability. The main findings are that if the wage bill continues to increase in line with recent trends, deb...