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The Role of Public Enterprises: An International Statistical Comparison

The Role of Public Enterprises: An International Statistical Comparison »

Source: Public Enterprise in Mixed Economies : Some Macroeconomic Aspects

Series: Books

Author(s): Clive Gray , R. Short , and Robert Floyd

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1984

ISBN: 9780939934300

Keywords: public enterprise, public enterprises, public enterprise sector, enterprise sector, financial institutions

There is a growing awareness that public enterprises can be a major source of macroeconomic problems. One consequence is that programs of the International Monetary Fund often contain undertakings relating t...

How to Control the Fiscal Costs of Public-Private Partnerships

How to Control the Fiscal Costs of Public-Private Partnerships »

Source: How to Control the Fiscal Costs of Public-Private Partnerships

Volume: 18

Series: IMF How To Notes

Author(s): Timothy Irwin , Samah Mazraani , and Sandeep Saxena

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484380925

Keywords: Fiscal risk, Fiscal sustainability, Fiscal policy, Fiscal management, Risk management, Fiscal rules, Accounting for Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), Public services, Public-private partnership, Fiscal rules and institutions

This note discusses what finance ministries can do to ensure that public-private partnerships (PPPs) are used wisely. By inviting private participation in infrastructure development and service provision, PPPs can...

Some Misconceptions about Public Investment Efficiency and Growth*

Some Misconceptions about Public Investment Efficiency and Growth* »

Source: Some Misconceptions about Public Investment Efficiency and Growth

Volume/Issue: 2015/272

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Edward Buffie , Catherine Pattillo , Rafael Portillo , Andrea Presbitero , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513589978

Keywords: Public investment, Growth, Efficiency, Low-Income Countries, capital, investment, production, Infrastructures, General, Institutions and Growth

We reconsider the macroeconomic implications of public investment efficiency, defined as the ratio between the actual increment to public capital and the amount spent. We show that, in a simple and standard model,...

Investment Scaling-up and the Role of Government

Investment Scaling-up and the Role of Government »

Source: Investment Scaling-up and the Role of Government : the Case of Benin

Volume/Issue: 2015/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matteo Ghilardi , and Sergio Sola

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2015

ISBN: 9781484304549

Keywords: Government Inefficiencies, Fiscal Policy, tax, investments, investment, debt, public investments, International Lending and Debt Problems, Infrastructures, Institutions and Growth

This paper studies the fiscal implications for the Beninese economy of scaling up of public investment when the government is subject to inefficiencies on the spending and on the tax collection side. While scalin...

The Gambia

The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : Technical Assistance Report-Public Investment Management Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2019/277

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2019

ISBN: 9781513512211

Keywords: Financial management information systems, Health indicators, Treasury management, Financial indicators, Public investments, ISCR, CR, MDAs, SOEs, PPPs

The government has highlighted infrastructure development as a key element of The Gambia's National Development Plan, 2018-21. After a spurt in the early years of the millennium, public investment slowed down and s...

Fiscal Policy and Debt Sustainability

Fiscal Policy and Debt Sustainability »

Source: Fiscal Policy and Debt Sustainability : Cardoso's Brazil, 1995-2002

Volume/Issue: 2004/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451857436

Keywords: institutions, public debt, central bank, public sector debt, fiscal adjustment, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, Social Security and Public Pensions, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General

We look into Brazil's public sector accounts during the two administrations of President Fernando Henrique Cardoso: 1995-98 and 1998-2002. We underline the fact that the authorities' attitude was as important as th...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Rebuilding Fiscal Institutions in Postconflict Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Rina Bhattacharya , Benedict Clements , Sanjeev Gupta , Shamsuddin Tareq , Alex Segura-Ubiergo , and Todd Mattina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064492

Keywords: Post-conflict emergency assistance, public expenditure, expenditure, expenditure management, public expenditure management, fiscal institutions

The proliferation of violent conflicts over the past two decades has taken a heavy toll on life and property. The effects of conflict have often spilled across national boundaries through the disruption of e...

II Postconflict Technical Assistance for Rebuilding Fiscal Institutions

II Postconflict Technical Assistance for Rebuilding Fiscal Institutions »

Source: Rebuilding Fiscal Institutions in Postconflict Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Rina Bhattacharya , Benedict Clements , Sanjeev Gupta , Shamsuddin Tareq , Alex Segura-Ubiergo , and Todd Mattina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064492

Keywords: Post-conflict emergency assistance, public expenditure, expenditure, expenditure management, public expenditure management, fiscal institutions

The International Monetary Fund has provided a considerable amount of technical assistance to post-conflict countries in recent years. Postconflict assistance as a proportion of total technical assistance pr...

III Macroeconomic and Fiscal Setting in Postconflict Countries

III Macroeconomic and Fiscal Setting in Postconflict Countries »

Source: Rebuilding Fiscal Institutions in Postconflict Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Rina Bhattacharya , Benedict Clements , Sanjeev Gupta , Shamsuddin Tareq , Alex Segura-Ubiergo , and Todd Mattina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064492

Keywords: Post-conflict emergency assistance, public expenditure, expenditure, expenditure management, public expenditure management, fiscal institutions

The challenges facing postconflict countries can be gauged by the economic conditions confronting them in the aftermath of a conflict. 1 Figures 3.1 to 3.6 present inf...

IV Reestablishing Fiscal Management and Institutions

IV Reestablishing Fiscal Management and Institutions »

Source: Rebuilding Fiscal Institutions in Postconflict Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Rina Bhattacharya , Benedict Clements , Sanjeev Gupta , Shamsuddin Tareq , Alex Segura-Ubiergo , and Todd Mattina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064492

Keywords: Post-conflict emergency assistance, public expenditure, expenditure, expenditure management, public expenditure management, fiscal institutions

The preferred strategy for rebuilding fiscal institutions in the wake of conflict involves three basic steps: (i) creating a proper legal and regulatory framework for fiscal policy; (ii) establishing a centr...