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Confronting Budget Deficits

Confronting Budget Deficits »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756152.051

ISBN: 9781557756152

Keywords: unemployment, health care, social welfare, welfare programs, social security

The phenomenon of substantial peacetime budget deficits over the past20 years has been traced to the burden of entitlements, a slowdown ineconomic productivity, and demographic and macroeconomic shifts in theindust...

Policy Reform, Shadow Prices, and Market Prices

Policy Reform, Shadow Prices, and Market Prices »

Source: Policy Reform, Shadow Prices, and Market Prices

Volume/Issue: 1988/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 1988

ISBN: 9781451951608

Keywords: shadow prices, unemployment, social welfare function, social welfare

How should possible policy reforms and projects be assessed when prices give misleading signals? Revenues and costs at market prices then give distorted measures of social gains and losses and our appraisal should...

Argentina

Argentina »

Source: Argentina : Macroeconomic Crisis and Household Vulnerability

Volume/Issue: 2003/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriela Inchauste , Ana Corbacho , and Mercedes Garcia-Escribano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451851304

Keywords: macroeconomic crisis, household welfare, unemployment, employment, unemployed, unemployment insurance, unemployment rates, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs, General Welfare,

Using urban household surveys, we constructed a panel dataset to study the effects of the Argentine macroeconomic crisis of 1999-2002 with the aim of (1) identifying the most vulnerable households, (2) investigatin...

Macroeconomic Dimensions of Public-Private Partnerships

Macroeconomic Dimensions of Public-Private Partnerships »

Source: Macroeconomic Dimensions of Public-Private Partnerships

Volume/Issue: 2016/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Edward Buffie , Michele Andreolli , Bin Grace Li , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2016

ISBN: 9781484307700

Keywords: Public-private Partnerships, Unemployment, Underinvestment, Welfare.

The voluminous literature comparing public-private partnerships (P3s) and own-investment (OI) by the public sector is dominated by contributions from microeconomic theory. This paper gives macroeconomics a voice in...

Confronting Budget Deficits

Confronting Budget Deficits »

Source: Confronting Budget Deficits

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1996

ISBN: 9781557756152

Keywords: unemployment, health care, social welfare, welfare programs, social security

Political leaders have so frequently cried wolf over budgetary spending that voters are skeptical about talk of budgetary crises. This is unfortunate, since deficits should arouse genuine concern, particular...

Government Finance Statistics Yearbook, 2002

Government Finance Statistics Yearbook, 2002 »

Series: Government Finance Statistics

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061866.043

ISBN: 9781589061866

Keywords: expenditure, total expenditure, capital expenditure, social security, expenditure on goods, expenditures, social security funds, social insurance, unemployment, social insurance fund

Detailed annual data for Fund member governments are supplied on revenue income by source (tax, lending, bonds, etc.), and expenditure by sector (defense, education, health, etc.) for all levels of government (nati...

Mongolia

Mongolia »

Source: Mongolia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2003/277

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451826814

Keywords: social insurance, living standards, social welfare, unemployment, maternal mortality

The report provides the details of the assessment on Mongolia's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper. It describes the Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EGPRS), which presents main policy directions of th...

New Zealand: Selected Issues and Statistical Tables

New Zealand: Selected Issues and Statistical Tables »

Source: New Zealand : Selected Issues and Statistical Tables

Volume/Issue: 1998/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 1998

ISBN: 9781451830149

Keywords: social security, welfare system, tax system, direct taxes, unemployment

This Selected Issues paper examines saving trends in New Zealand. The paper highlights that although national saving has risen since the early 1990s, it remains below the levels recorded in the early 1980s, and the...

New Zealand: Selected Issues and Statistical Tables

New Zealand: Selected Issues and Statistical Tables »

Source: New Zealand : Selected Issues and Statistical Tables

Volume/Issue: 1998/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 1998

ISBN: 9781451830149

Keywords: social security, welfare system, tax system, direct taxes, unemployment

This Selected Issues paper examines saving trends in New Zealand. The paper highlights that although national saving has risen since the early 1990s, it remains below the levels recorded in the early 1980s, and the...

New Zealand: Statistical Tables

New Zealand: Statistical Tables »

Source: New Zealand : Selected Issues and Statistical Tables

Volume/Issue: 1998/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 1998

ISBN: 9781451830149

Keywords: social security, welfare system, tax system, direct taxes, unemployment

This Selected Issues paper examines saving trends in New Zealand. The paper highlights that although national saving has risen since the early 1990s, it remains below the levels recorded in the early 1980s, and the...