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Investing in Public Investment

Investing in Public Investment »

Source: Investing in Public Investment : An Index of Public Investment Efficiency

Volume/Issue: 2011/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zac Mills , Annette Kyobe , Jim Brumby , Chris Papageorgiou , and Era Dabla-Norris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455217892

Keywords: public investment management, project appraisal, selection, implementation, and evaluation, growth, investment management, budget institutions, investment projects, investment spending

This paper introduces a new index that captures the institutional environment underpinning public investment management across four different stages: project appraisal, selection, implementation, and evaluation. Co...

Public Investment in a Developing Country Facing Resource Depletion

Public Investment in a Developing Country Facing Resource Depletion »

Source: Public Investment in a Developing Country Facing Resource Depletion

Volume/Issue: 2015/236

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adrian Alter , Matteo Ghilardi , and Dalia Hakura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513530253

Keywords: Public Capital, Investment Efficiency, Project Selection, investment, public investment, debt, revenues, revenue, International Lending and Debt Problems, Exhaustible Resources and Economic Development

This paper analyzes the tradeoffs between savings, debt and public investment in the Republic of Congo, a developing country with looming oil exhaustibility concerns. Our results highlight the risks to fiscal and c...

Efficiency-Adjusted Public Capital and Growth

Efficiency-Adjusted Public Capital and Growth »

Source: Efficiency-Adjusted Public Capital and Growth

Volume/Issue: 2011/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Abdoul Wane , and Chris Papageorgiou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2011

ISBN: 9781463903503

Keywords: Public capital stock, public investment efficiency, appraisal, selection, implementation, evaluation of public investment, growth accounting, public investment, capital stock, investment management

This paper constructs an efficiency-adjusted public capital stock series and re-examines the public capital and growth relationship for 52 developing countries. The results show that public capital is a significant...

An Alternative Explanation for the Resource Curse

An Alternative Explanation for the Resource Curse »

Source: An Alternative Explanation for the Resource Curse : The Income Effect Channel

Volume/Issue: 2009/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ali Alichi , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872590

Keywords: resource curse, investment and growth, capital movements, exporting countries, closed economy, foreign capital,

The paper provides an alternative explanation for the "resource curse" based on the income effect resulting from high government current spending in resource rich economies. Using a simple life cycle framework, we...

Do IMF-Supported Programs Catalyze Donor Assistance to Low-Income Countries?1

Do IMF-Supported Programs Catalyze Donor Assistance to Low-Income Countries?1 »

Source: Do IMF-Supported Programs Catalyze Donor Assistance to Low-Income Countries?

Volume/Issue: 2014/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yasemin Bal-Gunduz , and Masyita Crystallin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2014

ISBN: 9781498381635

Keywords: IMF-Supported programs, official development assistance (ODA), catalytic impact of IMF-supported programs, low-income countries, propensity score matching, disbursements, balance of payments, foreign direct investment, investment, direct investment

This study explores whether IMF-supported programs in low-income countries (LICs) catalyze Official Development Assistance (ODA). Based on a comprehensive set of ODA measures and using Propensity Score Matching app...

Flexible Fiscal Rules and Countercyclical Fiscal Policy1

Flexible Fiscal Rules and Countercyclical Fiscal Policy1 »

Source: Flexible Fiscal Rules and Countercyclical Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2016/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martine Guerguil , Pierre Mandon , and Rene Tapsoba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513581460

Keywords: Fiscal Policy Rules, Flexibility, Investment-friendly Rules, Cyclically-adjusted Balance Rules, Propensity Scores-matching, fiscal policy, fiscal rules, public spending, fiscal rule, public investment

This paper assesses the impact of different types of flexible fiscal rules on the procyclicality of fiscal policy with propensity scores-matching techniques, thus mitigating traditional self-selection problems. It...

Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC): Staff Report on Common Policies and Challenges of Member Countries

Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC): Staff Report on Common Policies and Challenges of Member Countries »

Source: Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) : Staff Report on Common Policies and Challenges of Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2015/222

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513561851

Keywords: Oil prices, External shocks, Economic growth, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Economic integration, Economic indicators, Millennium Development Goals, Staff Reports, Press releases

This paper discusses common policies of the member countries of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC). Medium-term prospects for CEMAC are uncertain. Despite their recent stabilization, oil pr...

Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC): Staff Report on Common Policies and Challenges of Member Countries—Informational Annex

Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC): Staff Report on Common Policies and Challenges of Member Countries—Informational Annex »

Source: Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) : Staff Report on Common Policies and Challenges of Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2015/222

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513561851

Keywords: Oil prices, External shocks, Economic growth, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Economic integration, Economic indicators, Millennium Development Goals, Staff Reports, Press releases

This paper discusses common policies of the member countries of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC). Medium-term prospects for CEMAC are uncertain. Despite their recent stabilization, oil pr...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Annual Discussions on CEMAC Countries’ Common Policies

IMF Executive Board Concludes Annual Discussions on CEMAC Countries’ Common Policies »

Source: Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) : Staff Report on Common Policies and Challenges of Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2015/222

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513561851

Keywords: Oil prices, External shocks, Economic growth, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Economic integration, Economic indicators, Millennium Development Goals, Staff Reports, Press releases

This paper discusses common policies of the member countries of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC). Medium-term prospects for CEMAC are uncertain. Despite their recent stabilization, oil pr...

Statement by Mr. Yambaye, Executive Director for the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC), and Mr. Raghani, Alternate Executive Director, and Mr. Bah, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, July 17, 2015

Statement by Mr. Yambaye, Executive Director for the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC), and Mr. Raghani, Alternate Executive Director, and Mr. Bah, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, July 17, 2015 »

Source: Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) : Staff Report on Common Policies and Challenges of Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2015/222

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513561851

Keywords: Oil prices, External shocks, Economic growth, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Economic integration, Economic indicators, Millennium Development Goals, Staff Reports, Press releases

This paper discusses common policies of the member countries of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC). Medium-term prospects for CEMAC are uncertain. Despite their recent stabilization, oil pr...