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Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: A Study Guide to The Fabric of Reform

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451947984

Keywords: mortality rate, life expectancy, infant mortality, balance of payments, international trade

This guide is designed to facilitate classroom use of The Fabric of Reform, a 30-minute educational video created by the International Monetary Fund. It is intended for use with students in economics and internatio...

Africa Rising

Africa Rising »

Source: Africa Rising : Harnessing the Demographic Dividend

Volume/Issue: 2014/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Vimal Thakoor , and Shu Yu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498379878

Keywords: Demographic Dividend, Economic Growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Panel Estimates, working age population, gdp per capita, demographic transition, growth rate, Models with Panel Data, Demographic Trends and Forecasts

Africa will account for 80 percent of the projected 4 billion increase in the global population by 2100. The accompanying increase in its working age population creates a window of opportunity, which if properly ha...

Background Information

Background Information »

Source: A Study Guide to The Fabric of Reform

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451947984

Keywords: mortality rate, life expectancy, infant mortality, balance of payments, international trade

To build better lives for their people, policymakers in developing countries must implement reforms that ensure that economic growth keeps pace with increasing populations. These re...

Country Profiles

Country Profiles »

Source: A Study Guide to The Fabric of Reform

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451947984

Keywords: mortality rate, life expectancy, infant mortality, balance of payments, international trade

About Cameroon Official name: Republic of Cameroon [kam-ehr-ROON] Nationality: Cameroonian [kam-ehr-ROON-ee-un]...

Globalization Facts and Figures

Globalization Facts and Figures »

Source: Globalization Facts and Figures

Volume/Issue: 2001/4

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451973563

Keywords: Economic integration, Globalization, Trade liberalization, Trade, integration, mortality rate, life expectancy, infant mortality, birth, life expectancy at birth

Globalization has become the focus for a wide range of protests against various features of the world economy. This paper aims to give a concise summary of the economic dimensions of globalization, while leaving to...

Glossary

Glossary »

Source: A Study Guide to The Fabric of Reform

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451947984

Keywords: mortality rate, life expectancy, infant mortality, balance of payments, international trade

Balance of payments The relationship between the amount of money a nation spends abroad and the income it...

How to Use This Guide

How to Use This Guide »

Source: A Study Guide to The Fabric of Reform

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451947984

Keywords: mortality rate, life expectancy, infant mortality, balance of payments, international trade

This Study Guide is designed to facilitate classroom use of The Fabric of Reform, a 30-minute educational video created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The Guide is intend...

I Introduction and Some Conclusions1

I Introduction and Some Conclusions1 »

Source: International Comparisons of Government Expenditure

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller , and Alan Tait

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1982

ISBN: 9781557750747

Keywords: expenditure, government expenditure, public expenditure, expenditures, capital expenditure

Many studies on international tax comparisons have been undertaken since the early 1970s. 2 While controversial, such studies have facilitated more...

II Conceptual Issues

II Conceptual Issues »

Source: International Comparisons of Government Expenditure

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller , and Alan Tait

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1982

ISBN: 9781557750747

Keywords: expenditure, government expenditure, public expenditure, expenditures, capital expenditure

One can make hypotheses about the identity of the factors that are likely to influence spending in a given functional sector, and the significance of such factors can be empirically...

III Determinants of Shares in Gross Domestic Product of Functional Expenditure Categories

III Determinants of Shares in Gross Domestic Product of Functional Expenditure Categories »

Source: International Comparisons of Government Expenditure

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller , and Alan Tait

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1982

ISBN: 9781557750747

Keywords: expenditure, government expenditure, public expenditure, expenditures, capital expenditure

Introduction This section discusses the specification of the equations to predict the shares in GDP of each category of functional expenditure. The econometric results appear in Tabl...