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Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison

Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison »

Source: Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison

Volume/Issue: 2005/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Lienert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860818

Keywords: public management, budget, law, decree, performance, civil servants, financial management, external audit, decentralization, budget systems

There has been widespread adoption of new laws to support new public management. In many countries that have implemented comprehensive and deep reforms, new or amended laws have fundamentally changed the role of th...

Characterizing the Expenditure Uncertainties of Industrial Countries in the 21st Century1

Characterizing the Expenditure Uncertainties of Industrial Countries in the 21st Century1 »

Source: Characterizing the Expenditure Uncertainties of Industrial Countries in the 21st Century

Volume/Issue: 2005/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller , and David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451861105

Keywords: fiscal frameworks, expenditure, expenditures, government expenditure, fiscal policy, expenditure categories, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt,

A number of uncertainties about long-term expenditure commitments in industrial countries are examined: (i) the assumptions underlying the projections, (ii) the potential to further reduce non-age-related expenditu...

Sweden
			: Selected Issues

Sweden : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2003/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451835953.002

ISBN: 9781451835953

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal policy, government expenditure, fiscal rules, central government expenditure

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the fiscal framework of Sweden, and discusses some guidelines for their modification. It describes the Swedish experience under the new fiscal fra...

Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison

Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison »

Volume/Issue: 2005/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Lienert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860818.001

ISBN: 9781451860818

Keywords: public management, budget, law, decree, performance, civil servants, financial management, external audit, decentralization, budget systems

There has been widespread adoption of new laws to support new public management. In many countries that have implemented comprehensive and deep reforms, new or amended laws have fundamentally changed the role of th...

Characterizing the Expenditure Uncertainties of Industrial Countries in the 21st Century

Characterizing the Expenditure Uncertainties of Industrial Countries in the 21st Century »

Volume/Issue: 2005/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller , and David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861105.001

ISBN: 9781451861105

Keywords: fiscal frameworks, expenditure, expenditures, government expenditure, fiscal policy, expenditure categories, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt,

A number of uncertainties about long-term expenditure commitments in industrial countries are examined: (i) the assumptions underlying the projections, (ii) the potential to further reduce non-age-related expenditu...

Medium-Term Budgetary Frameworks - Lessons for Austria from International Experience

Medium-Term Budgetary Frameworks - Lessons for Austria from International Experience »

Volume/Issue: 2008/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Erik Lundback

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870213.001

ISBN: 9781451870213

Keywords: Fiscal Frameworks, mtbf, expenditure, expenditures, fiscal policies,

The Austrian government is about to introduce a new fiscal management framework. The first step is to introduce a medium-term budgetary framework, including an expenditure rule. The paper focuses on this first step...

Top-Down Budgeting-An Instrument to Strengthen Budget Management

Top-Down Budgeting-An Instrument to Strengthen Budget Management »

Volume/Issue: 2009/243

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gösta Ljungman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873900.001

ISBN: 9781451873900

Keywords: Top-down, budget institutions, policy prioritization, expenditure, budget process, fiscal policy, total expenditure, expenditure level,

This paper examines the rationale for a top-down approach to budget preparation and approval, and discusses some factors that have to be considered when reorienting the budget process along these lines. The paper a...

Who Controls the Budget
			: The Legislature or the Executive?

Who Controls the Budget : The Legislature or the Executive? »

Volume/Issue: 2005/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Lienert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861341.001

ISBN: 9781451861341

Keywords: Legislature, executive, presidential, parliament, budget, power, annual budget, budget law, fiscal rules, budget systems

Country-specific factors prevent a strong linear relationship between the legislature's budgetary powers and the extent of its separation from the executive. Electoral and voting systems, bicameralism, constitution...

Medium-Term Budgetary Frameworks - Lessons for Austria from International Experience

Medium-Term Budgetary Frameworks - Lessons for Austria from International Experience »

Source: Medium-Term Budgetary Frameworks - Lessons for Austria from International Experience

Volume/Issue: 2008/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Erik Lundback

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451870213

Keywords: Fiscal Frameworks, mtbf, expenditure, expenditures, fiscal policies,

The Austrian government is about to introduce a new fiscal management framework. The first step is to introduce a medium-term budgetary framework, including an expenditure rule. The paper focuses on this first step...

Sweden

Sweden »

Source: Sweden : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2003/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451835953

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal policy, government expenditure, fiscal rules, central government expenditure

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the fiscal framework of Sweden, and discusses some guidelines for their modification. It describes the Swedish experience under the new fiscal fra...