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Accrual Budgeting and Fiscal Policy

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Source: Accrual Budgeting and Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2009/84

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marc Robinson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872316

Keywords: fiscal stabilization policy, net worth, control totals, net lending, aggregate expenditure, expenditure, capital expenditure,

Can an accrual budgeting system-a system in which budgetary spending authorizations to line ministries are formulated in accrual terms-serve the needs of good fiscal policy? If so, how must such a system be designe...

Aggregate Investment Expenditures on Tradable and Nontradable Goods

Aggregate Investment Expenditures on Tradable and Nontradable Goods »

Source: Aggregate Investment Expenditures on Tradable and Nontradable Goods

Volume/Issue: 2008/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rudolfs Bems

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451869071

Keywords: tradable and nontradable goods, expenditure, expenditures, investment expenditures, input-output, expenditure share,

This paper shows that aggregate investment expenditure shares on tradable and nontradable goods are very similar across countries and regions. Furthermore, the two expenditure shares have remained close to constant...

An Approach to Long-Term Fiscal Policy Analysis

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Source: An Approach to Long-Term Fiscal Policy Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2004/113

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Papa N'Diaye , and Steven Dunaway

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451853735

Keywords: Population Aging, fiscal adjustment, fiscal pressures, expenditures, fiscal costs, National Government Expenditures and Health,

This paper proposes an approach to setting fiscal policy that factors in the longer-term budgetary pressures that countries face owing, in particular, to population aging and rising health care costs. The approach...

Discrepancies Between Quarterly GDP Estimates

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Source: Discrepancies Between Quarterly GDP Estimates

Volume/Issue: 1997/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adriaan Bloem

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451854572

Keywords: GDP discrepancy, quarterly national accounts, GDP reconciliation, expenditure, statistics, surveys, survey, expenditures

Countries compiling quarterly estimates for gross domestic product (GDP) often use alternative approaches simultaneously. This may result in the publication of different measures of quarterly GDP and discrepancies...

Does Performance Budgeting Work? An Analytical Review of the Empirical Literature

Does Performance Budgeting Work? An Analytical Review of the Empirical Literature »

Source: Does Performance Budgeting Work? An Analytical Review of the Empirical Literature

Volume/Issue: 2005/210

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marc Robinson , and Jim Brumby

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451862294

Keywords: performance measures, budget process, resource allocation, performance budgeting systems, government accounting, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, Publicly Provided Goods,

This paper attempts to ascertain what light the empirical literature sheds on the efficacy of performance budgeting. Performance budgeting refers to procedures or mechanisms intended to strengthen links between the...

The Dynamic Effects of Commodity Prices on Fiscal Performance in Latin America

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Source: The Dynamic Effects of Commodity Prices on Fiscal Performance in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2010/192

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leandro Medina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

ISBN: 9781455202263

Keywords: procyclicality, fiscal positions, exporting countries, price fluctuations, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General,

The recent boom and bust in commodity prices has raised concerns about the impact of volatile commodity prices on Latin American countries' fiscal positions. Using a novel quarterly data set-which includes unique c...

A Framework for Price Statistics1

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Source: A Framework for Price Statistics

Volume/Issue: 2000/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Zieschang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451844139

Keywords: Consumer price indexes, National accounts, Prices, Statistics, price statistics, consumer price index, producer price index, export price index, import price index, CPI

This paper describes the primary framework associating the four principal price indices in the system of economic statistics-the Producer Price Index (PPI), the Consumer Price Index (CPI), and the Export and Import...

Hedonic Imputation versus Time Dummy Hedonic Indexes

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Source: Hedonic Imputation versus Time Dummy Hedonic Indexes

Volume/Issue: 2007/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): W. E. Diewert , Mick Silver , and Saeed Heravi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

ISBN: 9781451867985

Keywords: Hedonic regressions, hedonic indexes, superlative indexes, equations, expenditure, expenditure share, equation, covariance,

Statistical offices try to match item models when measuring inflation between two periods. However, for product areas with a high turnover of differentiated models, the use of hedonic indexes is more appropriate si...

A Framework for Price Statistics

A Framework for Price Statistics »

Volume/Issue: 2000/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Zieschang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451844139.001

ISBN: 9781451844139

Keywords: Consumer price indexes, National accounts, Prices, Statistics, price statistics, consumer price index, producer price index, export price index, import price index, CPI

This paper describes the primary framework associating the four principal price indices in the system of economic statistics-the Producer Price Index (PPI), the Consumer Price Index (CPI), and the Export and Import...

A Principal-Agent Theory Approach to Public Expenditure Management Systems in Developing Countries

A Principal-Agent Theory Approach to Public Expenditure Management Systems in Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2006/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Leruth , and Elisabeth Paul

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864649.001

ISBN: 9781451864649

Keywords: principal-agent theory, probability, expenditure, public expenditure, expenditure management,

A well-functioning public expenditure management (PEM) system is considered a critical pillar of government efficiency, on par with a low-distortion tax system and efficient tax administration. The paper discusses...