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Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships

Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Richard Hemming , Gerd Schwartz , and Bernardin Akitoby

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 March 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064782.051

ISBN: 9781589064782

Keywords: Private investment, Public investment, public debt, fiscal targets, public finance, fiscal risk

Over the past three decades, public spending on infrastructure, as a share of GDP, has been on the decline worldwide. Although the link between infrastructure investment and economic growth is not yet fully underst...

Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships

Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships »

Source: Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Richard Hemming , Gerd Schwartz , and Bernardin Akitoby

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 March 2007

ISBN: 9781589064782

Keywords: Private investment, Public investment, public debt, fiscal targets, public finance, fiscal risk

While infrastructure needs and financing constraints are more severe in developing countries than in advanced economies, all economies need to maintain fiscal discipline and respect...

Back Matter

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Source: Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Richard Hemming , Gerd Schwartz , and Bernardin Akitoby

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 March 2007

ISBN: 9781589064782

Keywords: Private investment, Public investment, public debt, fiscal targets, public finance, fiscal risk

Over the past three decades, public spending on infrastructure, as a share of GDP, has been on the decline worldwide. Although the link between infrastructure investment and economic growth is not yet fully underst...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Richard Hemming , Gerd Schwartz , and Bernardin Akitoby

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 March 2007

ISBN: 9781589064782

Keywords: Private investment, Public investment, public debt, fiscal targets, public finance, fiscal risk

Over the past three decades, public spending on infrastructure, as a share of GDP, has been on the decline worldwide. Although the link between infrastructure investment and economic growth is not yet fully underst...

Roads to Nowhere
			: How Corruption in Public investment Hurts Growth

Roads to Nowhere : How Corruption in Public investment Hurts Growth »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757104.051

ISBN: 9781557757104

Keywords: public investment, government revenue, current expenditure, investment projects, rate of return

In some countries, corrupt politicians appear to choose investment projects based on the opportunity for bribes and kickbacks these projectspresent. This paper contends that such corruption increases the numberof c...

Roads to Nowhere: How Corruption in Public Investment Hurts Growth

Roads to Nowhere: How Corruption in Public Investment Hurts Growth »

Source: Roads to Nowhere : How Corruption in Public investment Hurts Growth

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 1998

ISBN: 9781557757104

Keywords: public investment, government revenue, current expenditure, investment projects, rate of return

Ribbon-cutting ceremonies marking the opening of investment projects—such as roads, dams, irrigation canals, power plants, ports, airports, schools, and hospitals—are every politician’s dream. These occasion...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Roads to Nowhere : How Corruption in Public investment Hurts Growth

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 1998

ISBN: 9781557757104

Keywords: public investment, government revenue, current expenditure, investment projects, rate of return

In some countries, corrupt politicians appear to choose investment projects based on the opportunity for bribes and kickbacks these projectspresent. This paper contends that such corruption increases the numberof c...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Roads to Nowhere : How Corruption in Public investment Hurts Growth

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 1998

ISBN: 9781557757104

Keywords: public investment, government revenue, current expenditure, investment projects, rate of return

In some countries, corrupt politicians appear to choose investment projects based on the opportunity for bribes and kickbacks these projectspresent. This paper contends that such corruption increases the numberof c...