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Filling the Gap

Filling the Gap »

Source: Filling the Gap : Infrastructure Investment in Brazil

Volume/Issue: 2015/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mercedes Garcia-Escribano , Carlos Góes , and Izabela Karpowicz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513509532

Keywords: Infrastructure, Public Investment, Domestic Market Integration

Infrastructure bottlenecks have been identified as a key obstacle to growth affecting productivity and market efficiency, and hindering domestic integration and export performance. This paper assesses the state of...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014
			: Staying the Course

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498386456.086

ISBN: 9781498386456

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Cross country analysis, Private investment, Regional Economic Outlook, Public debt, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Infrastructure

Growth in much of Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to remain strong, driven by efforts to invest in infrastructure and strong agricultural production. The current Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone i...

Highways to Heaven

Highways to Heaven »

Source: Highways to Heaven : Infrastructure Determinants and Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2016/185

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Valerie Cerra , Alfredo Cuevas , Carlos Góes , Izabela Karpowicz , Troy Matheson , Issouf Samaké , and Svetlana Vtyurina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475536744

Keywords: Latin America and the Caribbean, infrastructure, public investment, investment efficiency, public-private partnerships.

Inadequate infrastructure has been widely viewed as a principal barrier to growth and development in Latin America and the Caribbean. This paper provides a comprehensive overview of infrastructure in the region and...

Trends and Challenges in Infrastructure Investment in Low-Income Developing Countries1

Trends and Challenges in Infrastructure Investment in Low-Income Developing Countries1 »

Source: Trends and Challenges in Infrastructure Investment in Low-Income Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2017/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Gurara , Vladimir Klyuev , Nkunde Mwase , Andrea Presbitero , Xin Cindy Xu , and Geoffrey Bannister

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484324837

Keywords: Infrastructure; Public Investment; Public-Private Partnerships; Developing Countries, Infrastructure, Public Investment, Public-Private Partnerships, Developing Countries, General, Regional, Urban, and Rural Analyses

This paper examines trends in infrastructure investment and its financing in low-income developing countries (LIDCs). Following an acceleration of public investment over the last 15 years, the stock of infrastructu...

Enforcing Public-Private Partnership Contract: How do Fiscal Institutions Matter?

Enforcing Public-Private Partnership Contract: How do Fiscal Institutions Matter? »

Source: Enforcing Public-Private Partnership Contract: How do Fiscal Institutions Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2017/243

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manabu Nose

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484328286

Keywords: Fiscal risk, Public-private partnerships, adverse selection, public investment management, propensity score matching, Infrastructures, General

Public-private partnerships (PPPs) have increased rapidly in emerging and developing countries, creating both opportunities and fiscal challenges. One of the main challenges is that while governments have increased...

Regulating Local Government Financing Vehicles and Public-Private Partnerships in China

Regulating Local Government Financing Vehicles and Public-Private Partnerships in China »

Source: Regulating Local Government Financing Vehicles and Public-Private Partnerships in China

Volume/Issue: 2016/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hui Jin , and Isabel Rial

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2016

Language: Chinese

ISBN: 9781475553178

Keywords: Public-private partnership, China, Infrastructure, Public investment, Fiscal risk, Risk management, Government accounting, fiscal risk, public investment, subnational government

In this paper, we argue that there is much room for China to strengthen its regulatory framework for public-private partnerships (PPPs). We show that infrastructure projects carried out through local government fin...

Research Summaries: Public Investment

Research Summaries: Public Investment »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, June 2006

Volume/Issue: 7/2

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451959611

Keywords: public investment, fiscal adjustment, international monetary fund, public sector, Infrastructure (economics). Finance,

Research summaries on (1) public investment, and (2) bank transaction taxes; announcement of forthcoming (November 2006) Jacques Polak Seventh Annual Research Conference; country study on Italy; listing of contents...

Bank Transaction Taxes

Bank Transaction Taxes »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, June 2006

Volume/Issue: 7/2

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451959611

Keywords: public investment, fiscal adjustment, international monetary fund, public sector, Infrastructure (economics). Finance,

Research summaries on (1) public investment, and (2) bank transaction taxes; announcement of forthcoming (November 2006) Jacques Polak Seventh Annual Research Conference; country study on Italy; listing of contents...

Country Study: Italy

Country Study: Italy »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, June 2006

Volume/Issue: 7/2

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451959611

Keywords: public investment, fiscal adjustment, international monetary fund, public sector, Infrastructure (economics). Finance,

Research summaries on (1) public investment, and (2) bank transaction taxes; announcement of forthcoming (November 2006) Jacques Polak Seventh Annual Research Conference; country study on Italy; listing of contents...

Book Summary: Divergent Paths in Post-Communist Transformation: Capitalism for All or Capitalism for the Few?

Book Summary: Divergent Paths in Post-Communist Transformation: Capitalism for All or Capitalism for the Few? »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, June 2006

Volume/Issue: 7/2

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451959611

Keywords: public investment, fiscal adjustment, international monetary fund, public sector, Infrastructure (economics). Finance,

Research summaries on (1) public investment, and (2) bank transaction taxes; announcement of forthcoming (November 2006) Jacques Polak Seventh Annual Research Conference; country study on Italy; listing of contents...