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Denmark: Selected Issues

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Source: Denmark : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2013/23

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475527322

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, public spending, health expenditure, retirement

Denmark's public expenditure as a share of GDP is the highest in the OECD. The main difference between Denmark and the median OECD country is the larger amount of social protection expenditure. The public health ex...

Denmark: Selected Issues

Denmark: Selected Issues »

Source: Denmark : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2013/23

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475527322

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, public spending, health expenditure, retirement

Denmark's public expenditure as a share of GDP is the highest in the OECD. The main difference between Denmark and the median OECD country is the larger amount of social protection expenditure. The public health ex...

Subnational Health Spending and Soft Budget Constraints in OECD Countries

Subnational Health Spending and Soft Budget Constraints in OECD Countries »

Source: Subnational Health Spending and Soft Budget Constraints in OECD Countries

Volume/Issue: 2010/147

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ernesto Crivelli , Adam Leive , and Thomas Stratmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455201303

Keywords: Healthcare spending, decentralization, soft budget constraints, health spending, budget constraints, public health, health expenditure, National Government Expenditures and Health,

Government spending on health has grown as a percent of GDP over the last 40 years in industrialized countries. Widespread decentralization of healthcare systems has often accompanied this increase in spending. In...

Budget Rigidity and Expenditure Efficiency in Slovenia

Budget Rigidity and Expenditure Efficiency in Slovenia »

Source: Budget Rigidity and Expenditure Efficiency in Slovenia

Volume/Issue: 2007/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Todd Mattina , and Victoria Gunnarsson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451866957

Keywords: Public expenditure efficiency, flexibility of spending, expenditure, public spending, health spending, health care, expenditures,

This paper assesses the relative efficiency and flexibility of public spending in Slovenia compared to the advanced and new EU member states. Spending on health care, education, and social protection is relatively...

Mexico

Mexico »

Source: Mexico : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2010/71

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451981841

Keywords: expenditure, mtef, health care, hiv/aids, mothers

This paper reviews the annual progress report on Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Republic of Congo. The adoption of the PRSP in March 2008 was followed by adoption of the Operational Action Plan for imp...

Bangladesh

Bangladesh »

Source: Bangladesh : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2003/177

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451979480

Keywords: per, expenditure, maternal mortality, health care, consumption expenditure

This paper reviews Bangladesh's Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP). The paper addresses the question as to 'what are the broad lessons from the past development experience.' It captures the salient f...

Bangladesh

Bangladesh »

Source: Bangladesh : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2003/192

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451802757

Keywords: per, expenditure, maternal mortality, health care, consumption expenditure

This report addresses Bangladesh's Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper. For implementing the strategy, a medium-term macroeconomic framework has been specified covering FY04 and FY06. Bangladesh witnessed sign...

Dominance Testing of Social Sector Expenditures and Taxes in Africa

Dominance Testing of Social Sector Expenditures and Taxes in Africa »

Source: Dominance Testing of Social Sector Expenditures and Taxes in Africa

Volume/Issue: 1999/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Sahn , and Stephen Younger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

ISBN: 9781451858556

Keywords: Taxes, health, income distribution, expenditure, expenditures, survey, per, surveys

This paper examines the progressivity of social sector expenditures and taxes in eight sub-Saharan African countries. It uses dominance tests to determine whether health and education expenditures redistribute reso...

Benchmarking the Efficiency of Public Expenditure in the Russian Federation

Benchmarking the Efficiency of Public Expenditure in the Russian Federation »

Source: Benchmarking the Efficiency of Public Expenditure in the Russian Federation

Volume/Issue: 2007/246

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

ISBN: 9781451868098

Keywords: government expenditure, public sector efficiency, fiscal federalism, Russia, expenditure, public spending, public expenditure, health expenditure, health care,

This paper benchmarks the efficiency of public expenditure in the social sectors in the Russian Federation relative to other countries and among the country's regions. It finds that there is substantial room for ef...

Togo

Togo »

Source: Togo : Note consultative conjointe sur le document de stratégie pour la réduction de la pauvreté

Volume/Issue: 2011/6

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2011

Language: French

ISBN: 9781462302130

Keywords: expenditure, expenditure chain, fiscal policy, expenditures, health expenditures, public financial management, public subsidies, expenditure survey, medium term expenditure, expenditure frameworks

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...