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Creating Sustainable Fiscal Space for Infrastructure

Creating Sustainable Fiscal Space for Infrastructure »

Source: Creating Sustainable Fiscal Space for Infrastructure : The Case of Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2008/256

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Teresa Ter-Minassian , Richard Hughes , and Alejandro Hajdenberg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2008

ISBN: 9781451871142

Keywords: sovereign bonds, expenditure, bond, bonds, per, sovereign bond, Tanzania, United Republic of,

A common dilemma facing governments around the world is how to meet the sizeable fiscal costs of providing and maintaining infrastructure networks. Over the past decade, developed and developing countries have look...

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...

A Rule-Based Medium-Term Fiscal Policy Framework for Tanzania

A Rule-Based Medium-Term Fiscal Policy Framework for Tanzania »

Volume/Issue: 2009/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daehaeng Kim , and Mika Saito

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873917.001

ISBN: 9781451873917

Keywords: medium-term fiscal framework, public debt, budget balance, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General, Tanzania, United Republic of,

A zero net domestic financing (NDF) target has served Tanzania well in recent years, contributing to prudent expenditure policy, improved fiscal sustainability, and macroeconomic stability. Moving to a more flexibl...

Creating Sustainable Fiscal Space for Infrastructure
			: The Case of Tanzania

Creating Sustainable Fiscal Space for Infrastructure : The Case of Tanzania »

Volume/Issue: 2008/256

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Teresa Ter-Minassian , Richard Hughes , and Alejandro Hajdenberg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871142.001

ISBN: 9781451871142

Keywords: sovereign bonds, expenditure, bond, bonds, per, sovereign bond, Tanzania, United Republic of,

A common dilemma facing governments around the world is how to meet the sizeable fiscal costs of providing and maintaining infrastructure networks. Over the past decade, developed and developing countries have look...

Dominance Testing of Social Sector Expenditures and Taxes in Africa

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858556.001

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...

Introducing Financial Management Information Systems in Developing Countries

Introducing Financial Management Information Systems in Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2005/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pokar Khemani , and Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862157.001

ISBN: 9781451862157

Keywords: Financial Management Information System (FMIS), Public Expenditure Management, Functionality, fmis, financial management, expenditure, expenditure management, financial management information, Macroeconomic - Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy

In the past decade, developing countries (DCs) have been encouraged to reform their public expenditure management systems and have increasingly embarked on major projects to computerize their government operations....

Making Fiscal Space Happen
			: Managing Fiscal Policy in a World of Scaled-Up Aid

Making Fiscal Space Happen : Managing Fiscal Policy in a World of Scaled-Up Aid »

Volume/Issue: 2006/270

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Xavier Debrun , Peter Heller , Theo Thomas , Menachem Katz , Isabell Adenauer , and Taline Koranchelian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451865301.001

ISBN: 9781451865301

Keywords: low-income countries, macroeconomic policy, expenditure, mtef, expenditure programs, mtff, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Other, Low Income Developing Countries,

Debt relief and the scaling up of aid to low-income countries should allow for greater fiscal space for expenditure programs to create long-term growth and lower poverty rates. But designing a suitable medium-term...

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2017/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Allen , Taz Chaponda , Lesley Fisher , and Rohini Ray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484314203.001

ISBN: 9781484314203

Keywords: Zambia, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland, Sub-Saharan Africa

More than 15 years ago, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa embarked on a program of budgetary reform, an important element of which was a medium-term budget framework (MTBF). This working paper focuses on the per...

Multiple Dimensions of Human Development Index and Public Social Spending for Sustainable Development

Multiple Dimensions of Human Development Index and Public Social Spending for Sustainable Development »

Volume/Issue: 2019/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Iana Paliova , Robert McNown , and Grant Nülle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513511924.001

ISBN: 9781513511924

Keywords: Equity and social spending, Economic conditions, National income, Economic growth, Social indicators, Human Development, Well-being, Public Expenditure, WP, GNI

Multidimensional assessment of human development is increasingly recognized as playing an important role in assessing well-being. The focus of analysis is on the indicators measuring the three dimensions of Human D...

The Impact of Public Education Expenditure on Human Capital, Growth, and Poverty in Tanzania and Zambia
			: A General Equilibrium Approach

The Impact of Public Education Expenditure on Human Capital, Growth, and Poverty in Tanzania and Zambia : A General Equilibrium Approach »

Volume/Issue: 2001/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Erik Thorbecke , and Hong-Sang Jung

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451852899.001

ISBN: 9781451852899

Keywords: Public expenditure, CGE, poverty, wage, education expenditure, schooling, educated workers, wage rate, Tanzania, United Republic of

The impact of public education expenditure on human capital, the supply of different labor skills, and its macroeconomic and distributional consequences is appraised within a multisector CGE model. The model is app...