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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...

Health Care Spending Issues in Advanced Economies

Health Care Spending Issues in Advanced Economies »

Source: Health Care Spending Issues in Advanced Economies

Volume: 2010

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Eva Jenkner , and Adam Leive

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2010

ISBN: 9781462369713

Keywords: health care spending, health reforms, cost containment, advanced economies, health care, health spending, health insurance, cost sharing, fee-for-service

This technical note analyzes the health care spending issues in advanced economies. Both public and total health spending have increased substantially in advanced countries. Total health spending increased by more...

Aspects budgétaires du développement durable
			: Le Sommet mondial sur le développement durable

Aspects budgétaires du développement durable : Le Sommet mondial sur le développement durable »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2002

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061606.054

ISBN: 9781589061606

Keywords: fiscal policy, public spending, expenditure, sustainable development, public expenditure, primary education, forest, health care, government expenditure, government spending

Fiscal policy affects sustainable development through its effects on growth, the environment, and resource development. What are the relationships between fiscal policy and sustainable development, and how does the...

Long-Term Tendencies in Budget Deficits and Debt

Long-Term Tendencies in Budget Deficits and Debt »

Source: Long-Term Tendencies in Budget Deficits and Debt

Volume/Issue: 1995/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Mussa , and Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

ISBN: 9781451935394

Keywords: pension, government spending, health care, public pension, retirement

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

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...

Ensuring Fiscal Sustainability in G-7 Countries

Ensuring Fiscal Sustainability in G-7 Countries »

Source: Ensuring Fiscal Sustainability in G-7 Countries

Volume/Issue: 2007/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Leigh , David Hauner , and Michael Skaarup

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867510

Keywords: general equilibrium models, pension, public debt, health care, Genenral Equilibrium Models,

Rising longevity, falling fertility rates, and the retirement of the baby boom generation will substantially raise age-related government spending in most advanced and many emerging market countries. This paper ass...

Moreon the Effectiveness of Public Spendingon Health Care and Education

Moreon the Effectiveness of Public Spendingon Health Care and Education »

Source: Moreon the Effectiveness of Public Spendingon Health Care and Education : A Covariance Structure Model

Volume/Issue: 2002/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781451851403

Keywords: Covariance structure models, social spending, health care, school enrollment, primary education, health status, enrollment rate, Health Production, Analysis of Education, General Welfare,

Using data for a sample of developing and transition countries, this paper estimates the relationship between government spending on health care and education, and social indicators. Unlike previous studies, where...

Quality of Government and Living Standards

Quality of Government and Living Standards »

Source: Quality of Government and Living Standards : Adjusting for the Efficiency of Public Spending

Volume/Issue: 2012/182

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesco Grigoli , and Eduardo Ley

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505306

Keywords: System of National Accounts, Efficiency, Living Standards, national accounts, public spending, input-output, health care, Publicly Provided Goods: General, Public Economics: Miscellaneous Issues: General, Social Security and Public Pensions

It is generally acknowledged that the government's output is difficult to define and its value is hard to measure. The practical solution, adopted by national accounts systems, is to equate output to input costs. H...

Health Care Spending Issues in Advanced Economies

Health Care Spending Issues in Advanced Economies »

Volume: 10

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Eva Jenkner , and Adam Leive

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462369713.005

ISBN: 9781462369713

Keywords: health care spending, health reforms, cost containment, advanced economies, health care, health spending, health insurance, cost sharing, fee-for-service

This technical note analyzes the health care spending issues in advanced economies. Both public and total health spending have increased substantially in advanced countries. Total health spending increased by more...

Introduction

Introduction »

Source: Aspects budgétaires du développement durable : Le Sommet mondial sur le développement durable

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2002

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589061606

Keywords: fiscal policy, public spending, expenditure, sustainable development, public expenditure, primary education, forest, health care, government expenditure, government spending

Le développement durable est aujourd’hui un enjeu majeur pour la communauté internationale. Le développement durable s’appuie sur l’intégration de la croissance économique, du progrès social et de la protect...