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Public-Private Partnerships, Government Guarantees, and Fiscal Risk

Public-Private Partnerships, Government Guarantees, and Fiscal Risk »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): M. Cangiano , Barry Anderson , Max Alier , Murray Petrie , and Richard Hemming

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064935.058

ISBN: 9781589064935

Keywords: Public investment, Privatization, contingent liabilities, accounting standards, debt sustainability

Public-private partnerships (PPPs) refer to arrangements under which the private sector supplies infrastructure assets and infrastructure-based services that traditionally have been provided by the government. PPPs...

Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships

Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Richard Hemming , Gerd Schwartz , and Bernardin Akitoby

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 March 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064782.051

ISBN: 9781589064782

Keywords: Private investment, Public investment, public debt, fiscal targets, public finance, fiscal risk

Over the past three decades, public spending on infrastructure, as a share of GDP, has been on the decline worldwide. Although the link between infrastructure investment and economic growth is not yet fully underst...

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: 16 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475536768

Keywords: 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...

Now or Later? The Political Economy of Public Investment in Democracies*

Now or Later? The Political Economy of Public Investment in Democracies* »

Source: Now or Later? The Political Economy of Public Investment in Democracies

Volume/Issue: 2015/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Estelle Liu , and Carlos Mulas-Granados

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513583853

Keywords: Political economy, Public Investment, Elections, Fragmentation, Ideology

This paper explores the impact of political and institutional variables on public investment. Working with a sample of 80 presidential and parliamentary democracies between 1975 and 2012, we find that the rate of g...

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...

Public Investment Management Assessment - Review and Update

Public Investment Management Assessment - Review and Update »

Source: Public Investment Management Assessment - Review and Update

Volume/Issue: 2018/025

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2018

ISBN: 9781498308441

Keywords: Public investments, Public investment programs, Economic growth, Expenditure efficiency, Fiscal policy, Pima, PPPs, public investment, PIM, institutional design

"Public Investment Management Assessments (PIMAs) are the IMF‘s key tool for assessing infrastructure governance over the full investment cycle and supporting economic institution building in this area. The PIMA fr...

Making Public Investment More Efficient

Making Public Investment More Efficient »

Source: Making Public Investment More Efficient

Volume/Issue: 2015/003

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 January 2015

ISBN: 9781498344630

Keywords: Public sector investments, Public investments, Economic growth, Economic policy, Economic recovery, PPPs, public investment, PIM, investment performance, investment management

Public investment supports the delivery of key public services, connects citizens and firms to economic opportunities, and can serve as an important catalyst for economic growth. After three decades of decline, pub...

Thailand

Thailand »

Source: Thailand : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes: Fiscal Transparency Module

Volume/Issue: 2009/250

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451836912

Keywords: budget documents, central government budget, public debt, public investment

This paper discusses key findings of the assessment on observance of standards and codes on fiscal transparency for Thailand. The assessment reveals that Thailand meets requirements of the fiscal transparency code...

Australia

Australia »

Source: Australia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/249

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451802214

Keywords: fiscal measures, fiscal stimulus, public investment, international monetary fund

This paper analyzes likely effectiveness of the fiscal policy in supporting aggregate demand in Australia. The simulation analysis illustrates that the type of fiscal measure and the underlying behavioral responses...

Australia: Selected Issues

Australia: Selected Issues »

Source: Australia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/249

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451802214

Keywords: fiscal measures, fiscal stimulus, public investment, international monetary fund

This paper analyzes likely effectiveness of the fiscal policy in supporting aggregate demand in Australia. The simulation analysis illustrates that the type of fiscal measure and the underlying behavioral responses...