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Another Look at Governments’ Balance Sheets

Another Look at Governments’ Balance Sheets »

Source: Another Look at Governments' Balance Sheets : The Role of Nonfinancial Assets

Volume/Issue: 2013/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elva Bova , Robert Dippelsman , Kara Rideout , and Andrea Schaechter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484315453

Keywords: government statistics, government finance, government finance statistics, national accounts, public finances, Structure and Scope of Government, Infrastructures,

When discussing debt reduction strategies, little attention has been given to the role of governments’ nonfinancial assets. This is in part because data are scarce. Drawing on various data sources, this pape...

Peru
			: Report on the Statistics Technical Assistance and Training Evaluation Mission (December 12 - 16, 2011)

Peru : Report on the Statistics Technical Assistance and Training Evaluation Mission (December 12 - 16, 2011) »

Volume/Issue: 2012/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475506495.002

ISBN: 9781475506495

Keywords: national accounts, government finance, government finance statistics, external debt, data sources

This paper discusses the evaluation of technical assistance (TA) and training provided by the Statistical Department (STA) of the IMF to Peru during 1993-2011. The results showed that TA was reasonably effective, e...

Some Algebra of Fiscal Transparency
			: How Accounting Devices Work and How to Reveal Them

Some Algebra of Fiscal Transparency : How Accounting Devices Work and How to Reveal Them »

Volume/Issue: 2012/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Timothy Irwin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475510577.001

ISBN: 9781475510577

Keywords: accounting devices, accrual accounting, cash accounting, government finance, full accrual accounting, government finance statistics, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

Accounting devices that artificially reduce the measured fiscal deficit can be analyzed as transactions involving unrecognized assets and liabilities. Different accounting systems recognize different sets of assets...

Another Look at Governments' Balance Sheets
			: The Role of Nonfinancial Assets

Another Look at Governments' Balance Sheets : The Role of Nonfinancial Assets »

Volume/Issue: 2013/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elva Bova , Robert Dippelsman , Kara Rideout , and Andrea Schaechter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484315453.001

ISBN: 9781484315453

Keywords: government statistics, government finance, government finance statistics, national accounts, public finances, Structure and Scope of Government, Infrastructures,

When discussing debt reduction strategies, little attention has been given to the role of governments’ nonfinancial assets. This is in part because data are scarce. Drawing on various data sources, this pape...

Peru: Report on the Statistics Technical Assistance and Training Evaluation Mission (December 12 - 16, 2011)

Peru: Report on the Statistics Technical Assistance and Training Evaluation Mission (December 12 - 16, 2011) »

Source: Peru : Report on the Statistics Technical Assistance and Training Evaluation Mission (December 12 - 16, 2011)

Volume/Issue: 2012/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475506495

Keywords: national accounts, government finance, government finance statistics, external debt, data sources

This paper discusses the evaluation of technical assistance (TA) and training provided by the Statistical Department (STA) of the IMF to Peru during 1993-2011. The results showed that TA was reasonably effective, e...

Some Algebra of Fiscal Transparency

Some Algebra of Fiscal Transparency »

Source: Some Algebra of Fiscal Transparency : How Accounting Devices Work and How to Reveal Them

Volume/Issue: 2012/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Timothy Irwin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510577

Keywords: accounting devices, accrual accounting, cash accounting, government finance, full accrual accounting, government finance statistics, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

Accounting devices that artificially reduce the measured fiscal deficit can be analyzed as transactions involving unrecognized assets and liabilities. Different accounting systems recognize different sets of assets...