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2 An Alternative Interpretation of the “Resource Curse”: Theory and Policy Implications

2 An Alternative Interpretation of the “Resource Curse”: Theory and Policy Implications »

Source: Fiscal Policy Formulation and Implementation in Oil-Producing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Jeffrey Davis , Annalisa Fedelino , and Rolando Ossowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2003

ISBN: 9781589061750

Keywords: oil prices, fiscal policy, oil revenues, oil and gas, taxation

I. Introduction It is often said that most people when reading about a theory wonder if it works in practice. Economists, when seeing things working in practice, wond...

APPENDIX 1. Country Experiences with Scaled-Up Aid

APPENDIX 1. Country Experiences with Scaled-Up Aid »

Source: Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Kevin Fletcher , Sanjeev Gupta , Duncan Last , Gerd Schwartz , Shamsuddin Tareq , Richard Allen , and Isabell Adenauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067035

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal policy, public expenditure, public spending, fiscal institutions

In the past, aid recipients often experienced sharp swings in aid flows. Net aid flows to Pakistan, for example, increased by a factor of 2.5 between 1997 and 2004, and nearly tripled to Ethiopia during the...

APPENDIX 2. Expenditure Efficiency—An Empirical Assessment

APPENDIX 2. Expenditure Efficiency—An Empirical Assessment »

Source: Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Kevin Fletcher , Sanjeev Gupta , Duncan Last , Gerd Schwartz , Shamsuddin Tareq , Richard Allen , and Isabell Adenauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067035

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal policy, public expenditure, public spending, fiscal institutions

It will be essential for low-income countries to make efficient use of scaled-up aid to ensure sustained progress toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). In particular, efficient spending in priority...

Appendix I Hydrocarbon- and Mineral-Rich Countries, 2000–05

Appendix I Hydrocarbon- and Mineral-Rich Countries, 2000–05 »

Source: Guide on Resource Revenue Transparency (2007)

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589064638

Keywords: fiscal policy, eiti, fiscal transparency, fiscal regime, resource-rich countries

Table 1. Hydrocarbon-Rich Countries, 2000–05 1, 2...

Appendix II Revised Code of Good Practices on Fiscal Transparency (2007)

Appendix II Revised Code of Good Practices on Fiscal Transparency (2007) »

Source: Guide on Resource Revenue Transparency (2007)

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589064638

Keywords: fiscal policy, eiti, fiscal transparency, fiscal regime, resource-rich countries

I. Clarity of Roles and Responsibilities 1.1 The government sector should be distinguished from the rest of the public sector and from the rest of the economy, and policy and managem...

Botswana

Botswana »

Source: Botswana : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2007/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451806465

Keywords: government expenditure, international monetary fund, fiscal policy, budget constraint

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix on Botswana underlies that diamond reserves are not adequate to generate enough permanent revenue to support the current level of expenditure. Despite strong over...

Botswana: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Botswana: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Botswana : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2007/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451806465

Keywords: government expenditure, international monetary fund, fiscal policy, budget constraint

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix on Botswana underlies that diamond reserves are not adequate to generate enough permanent revenue to support the current level of expenditure. Despite strong over...

Botswana: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Botswana: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Botswana : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2007/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451806465

Keywords: government expenditure, international monetary fund, fiscal policy, budget constraint

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix on Botswana underlies that diamond reserves are not adequate to generate enough permanent revenue to support the current level of expenditure. Despite strong over...

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso »

Source: Burkina Faso : Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement-An Update

Volume/Issue: 2013/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484327081

Keywords: tax policy, capital expenditure, fiscal policy, tax administration, fiscal deficit

This paper discusses Burkina Faso's ex-post assessment of longer-term program engagement. Economic growth has fluctuated above regional standards, averaging 5.3 percent between 2007 and 2012. The improvements in th...