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Does Higher Government Spending Buy Better Results in Education and Health Care?

Does Higher Government Spending Buy Better Results in Education and Health Care? »

Source: Does Higher Government Spending Buy Better Results in Education and Health Care?

Volume/Issue: 1999/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marijn Verhoeven , Sanjeev Gupta , and Erwin Tiongson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1999

ISBN: 9781451843897

Keywords: public expenditure, primary and secondary education, primary health care, intrasectoral spending compostion, social indicators, health care, health care spending, public spending, infant mortality

There is little empirical evidence to support the claim that public spending improves education and health indicators. This paper uses cross-sectional data for 50 developing and transition countries to show that ex...

Dominance Testing of Social Sector Expenditures and Taxes in Africa

Dominance Testing of Social Sector Expenditures and Taxes in Africa »

Source: Dominance Testing of Social Sector Expenditures and Taxes in Africa

Volume/Issue: 1999/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Sahn , and Stephen Younger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

ISBN: 9781451858556

Keywords: Taxes, health, income distribution, expenditure, expenditures, survey, per, surveys

This paper examines the progressivity of social sector expenditures and taxes in eight sub-Saharan African countries. It uses dominance tests to determine whether health and education expenditures redistribute reso...

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...

From Volatility to Stability in Expenditure: Stabilization Funds in Resource-Rich Countries

From Volatility to Stability in Expenditure: Stabilization Funds in Resource-Rich Countries »

Source: From Volatility to Stability in Expenditure : Stabilization Funds in Resource-Rich Countries

Volume/Issue: 2014/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Naotaka Sugawara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2014

ISBN: 9781475515275

Keywords: stabilization fund, fiscal volatility, government expenditure, institution, stabilization, expenditure, public spending, Comparative or Joint Analysis of Fiscal and Monetary or Stabilization Policy, General, Government Policy,

This paper examines the effect of stabilization funds on the volatility of government expenditure in resource-rich countries. Using a panel data set of 68 resource-rich countries over 1988-2012, the results find th...

Guinea

Guinea »

Source: Guinea : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2008/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2008

ISBN: 9781451815337

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, primary education, poverty reduction strategy paper, public expenditure, external debt

Despite notable potential in mining and agriculture, Guinea's macroeconomic situation deteriorated between 2002 and 2006. Since April 2007, the government has begun to stabilize the economy by tightening fiscal and...

Guinea

Guinea »

Source: Guinea : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2004/376

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451815221

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, expenditures, expenditure, household survey

The paper analyzes the Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Progress Report for Guinea. The report assesses progress made in implementing the PRSP during the calendar years 2002 and...

Guinea

Guinea »

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

Volume/Issue: 2006/348

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451815306

Keywords: apr, expenditures, expenditure, public expenditure

Guinea's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) presented well-defined poverty reduction. The government should strengthen capacity to monitor policy and PRS outcomes to facilitate the central role of the PRS as b...

Guinea

Guinea »

Source: Guinea : Poverty Reduction Strategy Second Annual Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2006/147

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451815290

Keywords: per, expenditure, enrollment rate, primary education, gross enrollment

This paper presents key findings of the Annual Progress Report (APR) on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Guinea. Conditions for implementing the Poverty Reduction Strategy were particularly difficult...

Guinea
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Guinea : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2004/376

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815221.002

ISBN: 9781451815221

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, expenditures, expenditure, household survey

The paper analyzes the Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Progress Report for Guinea. The report assesses progress made in implementing the PRSP during the calendar years 2002 and...

Guinea
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Guinea : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2008/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451815337.002

ISBN: 9781451815337

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, primary education, poverty reduction strategy paper, public expenditure, external debt

Despite notable potential in mining and agriculture, Guinea's macroeconomic situation deteriorated between 2002 and 2006. Since April 2007, the government has begun to stabilize the economy by tightening fiscal and...