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Public Investment as an Engine of Growth

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Volume/Issue: 2014/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Warner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498378277.001

ISBN: 9781498378277

Keywords: Public Capital, Big Push, public investment expenditures, capital expenditures, public investments, public investment spending, Infrastructures, General,

This paper looks at the empirical record whether big infrastructure and public capital drives have succeeded in accelerating economic growth in low-income countries. It looks at big long-lasting drives in public ca...

Public Investment as an Engine of Growth

Public Investment as an Engine of Growth »

Source: Public Investment as an Engine of Growth

Volume/Issue: 2014/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Warner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498378277

Keywords: Public Capital, Big Push, public investment expenditures, capital expenditures, public investments, public investment spending, Infrastructures, General,

This paper looks at the empirical record whether big infrastructure and public capital drives have succeeded in accelerating economic growth in low-income countries. It looks at big long-lasting drives in public ca...

Insuring Public Finances Against Natural Disasters
			: A Survey of Options and Recent Initiatives

Insuring Public Finances Against Natural Disasters : A Survey of Options and Recent Initiatives »

Volume/Issue: 2006/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hofman , and Patricia Brukoff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864595.001

ISBN: 9781451864595

Keywords: public finances, disaster, disasters, natural disasters, hurricane, earthquake, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, Economic Development: General,

Natural disasters can put severe strain on public finances, in particular in developing and small countries. But catastrophe insurance markets increasingly offer opportunities for the transfer of such risks. Thus f...

Insuring Public Finances Against Natural Disasters

Insuring Public Finances Against Natural Disasters »

Source: Insuring Public Finances Against Natural Disasters : A Survey of Options and Recent Initiatives

Volume/Issue: 2006/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hofman , and Patricia Brukoff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451864595

Keywords: public finances, disaster, disasters, natural disasters, hurricane, earthquake, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, Economic Development: General,

Natural disasters can put severe strain on public finances, in particular in developing and small countries. But catastrophe insurance markets increasingly offer opportunities for the transfer of such risks. Thus f...