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Fiscal and Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization

Fiscal and Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jeffrey Davis , Thomas Richardson , Rolando Ossowski , and Steven Barnett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758880.084

ISBN: 9781557758880

Keywords: privatization, privatization proceeds, privatization receipts, public enterprises, privatization process

Privatization has been a key element of structural reform in many developing and transition economies during the last decade. This paper examines the fiscal and macroeconomic issues involved in the privatization of...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Fiscal and Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jeffrey Davis , Thomas Richardson , Rolando Ossowski , and Steven Barnett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2000

ISBN: 9781557758880

Keywords: privatization, privatization proceeds, privatization receipts, public enterprises, privatization process

Privatization has been a key element of structural reform in many developing and transition economies during the last decade. This paper examines the fiscal and macroeconomic issues involved in the privatization of...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Fiscal and Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jeffrey Davis , Thomas Richardson , Rolando Ossowski , and Steven Barnett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2000

ISBN: 9781557758880

Keywords: privatization, privatization proceeds, privatization receipts, public enterprises, privatization process

Privatization has been a key element of structural reform in many developing and transition economies during the last decade. This paper examines the fiscal and macroeconomic issues involved in the privatization of...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Fiscal and Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jeffrey Davis , Thomas Richardson , Rolando Ossowski , and Steven Barnett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2000

ISBN: 9781557758880

Keywords: privatization, privatization proceeds, privatization receipts, public enterprises, privatization process

Privatization has been a key element of structural reform in many developing and transition economies during the last decade. Governments undertaking privatization have pursued a variety of objectives: achie...

II Privatization Proceeds

II Privatization Proceeds »

Source: Fiscal and Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jeffrey Davis , Thomas Richardson , Rolando Ossowski , and Steven Barnett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2000

ISBN: 9781557758880

Keywords: privatization, privatization proceeds, privatization receipts, public enterprises, privatization process

This section presents data on the scale of gross privatization proceeds and the amounts accruing to the budget for the case study countries. It then considers the factors affecting budgetary proceeds and the...

III Use of Privatization Proceeds

III Use of Privatization Proceeds »

Source: Fiscal and Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jeffrey Davis , Thomas Richardson , Rolando Ossowski , and Steven Barnett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2000

ISBN: 9781557758880

Keywords: privatization, privatization proceeds, privatization receipts, public enterprises, privatization process

The appropriate size of the fiscal deficit is largely determined by the overall macroeconomic objectives and fiscal sustainability. Viewed as a source of financing, akin to a bond sale, the amount of privati...

IV Fiscal Impact of Privatization

IV Fiscal Impact of Privatization »

Source: Fiscal and Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jeffrey Davis , Thomas Richardson , Rolando Ossowski , and Steven Barnett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2000

ISBN: 9781557758880

Keywords: privatization, privatization proceeds, privatization receipts, public enterprises, privatization process

The fiscal impact of privatization will reflect the amount and use of the proceeds and the subsequent changes in financial flows—taxes, transfers, and dividends—to and from the budget. 18...

V Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization

V Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization »

Source: Fiscal and Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jeffrey Davis , Thomas Richardson , Rolando Ossowski , and Steven Barnett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2000

ISBN: 9781557758880

Keywords: privatization, privatization proceeds, privatization receipts, public enterprises, privatization process

This section examines evidence of the impact of privatization on growth, aggregate investment, and labor markets and unemployment. The micro-economic evidence in each area is first summarized, then followed...

VI Issues for IMF-Supported Programs

VI Issues for IMF-Supported Programs »

Source: Fiscal and Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jeffrey Davis , Thomas Richardson , Rolando Ossowski , and Steven Barnett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2000

ISBN: 9781557758880

Keywords: privatization, privatization proceeds, privatization receipts, public enterprises, privatization process

Privatization is a reform area where the World Bank has the lead role. The privatization component of IMF-supported programs has often drawn from and supported the strategy and measures contained in World Ba...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: The Romanian Economic Reform Program

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mohsin Khan , and Dimitri Demekas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557751904

Keywords: banking, foreign trade, foreign exchange, price liberalization, reform program

In December 1989, with the fall of Nicolae Ceausescu, Romania reached a turning point in its history. The provisional Government that took over announced immediately a sharp and permanent break with the past...