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How to Improve the Financial Oversight of Public Corporations

How to Improve the Financial Oversight of Public Corporations »

Volume: 16

Series: Fiscal Affairs Department How-To Notes

Author(s): Richard Allen , and Miguel Alves

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475551983.061

ISBN: 9781475551983

Keywords: Capitalization, Public corporations, Europe, Asia and Pacific, Australia, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sweden, state-owned enterprises, risk

Many studies have highlighted how failures of public corporations (otherwise known as state-owned enterprises) can result in huge economic and fiscal costs. To contain the risks associated with these costs, an effe...

Corruption Around the World
			: Causes, Consequences, Scope, and Cures

Corruption Around the World : Causes, Consequences, Scope, and Cures »

Volume/Issue: 1998/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451848397.001

ISBN: 9781451848397

Keywords: role of state, regulations, bribes, wages, salaries, wage, bribe

Corruption is attracting a lot of attention around the world. The paper surveys and discusses issues related to the causes, consequences, and scope of corruption and possible corrective actions. It emphasizes the c...

IMF Staff papers, Volume 45 No. 4

IMF Staff papers, Volume 45 No. 4 »

Volume: 45

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451972771.024

ISBN: 9781451972771

Keywords: corruption, bribes, public officials, public sector, bribe

This paper describes the issue of corruption around the world. The paper surveys and discusses issues related to the causes, consequences, and scope of corruption, and possible corrective actions. It emphasizes the...

International Trade, Distortions and Long-Run Economic Growth

International Trade, Distortions and Long-Run Economic Growth »

Volume/Issue: 1992/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jong-Wha Lee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851335.001

ISBN: 9781451851335

Keywords: growth rate, free trade, growth rates, per capita income

The links between trade and growth are examined in a neoclassical model of an open economy in which domestic production requires both domestic and imported inputs. The model shows that trade distortions induced by...