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The Economic Consequences of HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa

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Source: The Economic Consequences of HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa

Volume/Issue: 2002/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Markus Haacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451845709

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Health, Government Expenditures, Economic Growth, Southern Africa, aids, hiv, mortality rates, health services, National Government Expenditures and Health

The paper provides an analysis of the impact of HIV/AIDS on the health sector, public education, the supply of labor and the returns to training in nine Southern African countries. Drawing on the preceding sections...

Social Sector Reform in Transition Countries

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Source: Social Sector Reform in Transition Countries

Volume/Issue: 2001/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Keller , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451845358

Keywords: social sector reform, pension, health care, social insurance, retirement, unemployment, Public Economics: General, National Government Expenditures and Health, National Government Expenditures and Education, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs

During the transition process, many existing social sector institutions and policies were significantly eroded and their underlying character changed. As a result, they often do not redistribute to the poorest, nor...

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...

Do Debt-Service Savings and Grants Boost Social Expenditures?

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Source: Do Debt-Service Savings and Grants Boost Social Expenditures?

Volume/Issue: 2006/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451864403

Keywords: social expenditures, expenditures, debt-service, budget balance, expenditure, International Lending and Debt Problems, National Government Expenditures and Health, National Government Expenditures and Education,

This paper evaluates whether debt relief and grants can boost social expenditures in lowincome countries. It finds that declines in debt-service help raise social expenditures, but no relationship between grants an...

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Economic Consequences of HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa

The Economic Consequences of HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2002/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Markus Haacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845709.001

ISBN: 9781451845709

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Health, Government Expenditures, Economic Growth, Southern Africa, aids, hiv, mortality rates, health services, National Government Expenditures and Health

The paper provides an analysis of the impact of HIV/AIDS on the health sector, public education, the supply of labor and the returns to training in nine Southern African countries. Drawing on the preceding sections...