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How Useful Are Benefit Incidence Analyses of Public Education and Health Spending1

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Source: How Useful Are Benefit Incidence Analyses of Public Education and Health Spending

Volume/Issue: 2003/227

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Erwin Tiongson , Hamid Davoodi , and Sawitree Asawanuchit

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451875430

Keywords: benefit incidence, public spending on education and health, targeting, progressivity, health spending, health care, public spending, incidence of public spending, National Government Expenditures and Health, National Government Expenditures and Education,

This paper provides a primer on benefit incidence analysis (BIA) for macroeconomists and a new data set on the benefit incidence of education and health spending covering 56 countries over 1960-2000, representing a...

Expenditure Conditionality in IMF-supported Programs

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Source: Expenditure Conditionality in IMF-supported Programs

Volume/Issue: 2018/251

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Michela Schena , and Reza Yousefi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484389072

Keywords: Government expenditures and education, Government expenditures and health, Expenditure conditionality, structural benchmark, quantitative perfomance criteria, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Infrastructures

This paper studies the impact of expenditure conditionality in IMF programs on the composition of public spending. A granular dataset on different government expenditure conditions covering 115 countries for the 1...

Benchmarking Social Spending Using Efficiency Frontiers1

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Source: Benchmarking Social Spending Using Efficiency Frontiers

Volume/Issue: 2017/197

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Javier Kapsoli , and Iulia Ruxandra Teodoru

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484315309

Keywords: Developing countries, Education, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Low-income developing countries, Education spending, Government expenditures and education, Government expenditures and health, Government spending

Developing and low-income economies face the challenge of increasing public spending to address sizeable infrastructure and social gaps while simultaneously restoring the fiscal discipline weakened to countervail t...

Expenditure Assessment Tool1

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Source: Expenditure Assessment Tool

Volume: 17

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Candice Liu , and Mercedes Garcia-Escribano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475592450

Keywords: Government expenditures, Expenditure measures, Fiscal policy, Public expenditures and health, Public expenditures and education, Social protection, Argentina, Public expenditure review, spending efficiency, benchmarking

This manual presents the Expenditure Assessment Tool (EAT), which helps assess expenditures for any specific country. EAT uses the commonly available software program Excel and has been designed by Expenditure Poli...

Fiscal Challenges of Population Aging in Brazil

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Source: Fiscal Challenges of Population Aging in Brazil

Volume/Issue: 2017/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alfredo Cuevas , Izabela Karpowicz , Carlos Mulas-Granados , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475595550

Keywords: Brazil, Pensions, Government expenditures and health, Aging, Western Hemisphere, Health, fiscal consolidation, Social Security and Public Pensions, Demographic Trends and Forecasts

In recent decades, population has been aging fast in Brazil while old age pensions and healthrelated spending have increased. As the population ages, the spending trend threaten to reach unsustainable levels absent...

Expenditure Issues and Governance in Central America

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Source: Expenditure Issues and Governance in Central America

Volume/Issue: 2002/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ana Corbacho , and Hamid Davoodi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451859522

Keywords: Expenditure issues, inequality, social safety nets, Central America, public spending, primary education, health care, health spending, educational attainment, Health

This paper analyzes Central America's track record on inequality, poverty, and quality of fiscal adjustment in relation to economic growth; health and education outcomes; adequacy of social safety nets; and governa...

From Expenditure Consolidation to Expenditure Efficiency

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Source: From Expenditure Consolidation to Expenditure Efficiency : Addressing Public Expenditure Pressures in Lithuania

Volume/Issue: 2015/278

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , and Nan Geng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513590554

Keywords: public expenditure review, spending efficiency, equity, benchmarking, European countries, health, health care, hospitals, public health, workers

This paper reviews public expenditure in Lithuania to identify areas where deeper structural reforms may be warranted to improve spending efficiency and contain future spending pressures. The analysis benchmarks sp...

Providing Health Care to HIV Patients in Southern Africa

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Source: Providing Health Care to HIV Patients in Southern Africa

Volume/Issue: 2001/3

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Markus Haacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

ISBN: 9781451974140

Keywords: Botswana, Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, Malawi, Lesotho, Health, Health care, Government expenditures, South Africa

The paper provides an economic analysis of the impact of HIV/AIDS on the health sector i Southern Africa. It provides indicators for the scale of the impact, including estimates of tr. costs of various forms treatm...

Demographic Changes in Latin America

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Source: Demographic Changes in Latin America : The Good, the Bad and …

Volume/Issue: 2017/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Santiago Acosta Ormaechea , Marco Espinosa-Vega , and Diego Wachs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475594775

Keywords: Aging, Government expenditures and health, public pension spending, public healthcare spending, pension system reforms, Social Security and Public Pensions, Forecasts of Budgets, Deficits, and Debt

The paper develops a simple, integrated methodology to project public pension cash flows and healthcare spending over the long term. We illustrate its features by applying it to the LAC5 (Argentina, Brazil, Chile,...

Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy (2nd Edition)

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Source: Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy (2nd Edition)

Volume/Issue: 2012/8R

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Francesca Bastagli , David Coady , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510850

Keywords: Taxation, Unemployment, Income distribution, Developed countries, Developing countries, Fiscal consolidation, Government expenditures, Income inequality, fiscal policy, tax and expenditure policy

This note will describe recent trends in income inequality in both advanced and developing economies and how tax and expenditure policies have impacted on these trends. It will discuss how tax and expenditure polic...