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Improving the Efficiency and Equity of Public Education Spending: The Case of Moldova

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Source: Improving the Efficiency and Equity of Public Education Spending: The Case of Moldova

Volume/Issue: 2019/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hui Jin , La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul , and Baoping Shang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484390023

Keywords: Education spending, Public expenditures and education, Social safety nets, Unemployment, Expenditure efficiency, public education spending;spending efficiency;inequality;education reform;education spend;non-teaching staff;education outcome;non-teaching;education sector

This paper, using Moldova as an example, presents a systematic approach to assess the efficiency and equity of public education spending, identify sources of inefficiencies and inequality, and formulate potential r...

Struggling to Make the Grade: A Review of the Causes and Consequences of the Weak Outcomes of South Africa's Education System

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Source: Struggling to Make the Grade: A Review of the Causes and Consequences of the Weak Outcomes of South Africa's Education System

Volume/Issue: 2019/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , and Tlhalefang Moeletsi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498301374

Keywords: Education spending, Education policy, Public expenditures and education, Primary education, Higher education, educational attainment, quality of education, education reforms, South Africa, der

While South Africa has made significant improvements in basic and tertiary education enrollment, the country still suffers from significant challenges in the quality of educational achievement by almost any interna...

The Impact of Public Education Expenditure on Human Capital, Growth, and Poverty in Tanzania and Zambia

The Impact of Public Education Expenditure on Human Capital, Growth, and Poverty in Tanzania and Zambia »

Source: The Impact of Public Education Expenditure on Human Capital, Growth, and Poverty in Tanzania and Zambia : A General Equilibrium Approach

Volume/Issue: 2001/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Erik Thorbecke , and Hong-Sang Jung

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451852899

Keywords: Public expenditure, CGE, poverty, wage, education expenditure, schooling, educated workers, wage rate, Tanzania, United Republic of

The impact of public education expenditure on human capital, the supply of different labor skills, and its macroeconomic and distributional consequences is appraised within a multisector CGE model. The model is app...

Social Sector Reform in Transition Countries

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Source: Social Sector Reform in Transition Countries

Volume/Issue: 2001/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Keller , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451845358

Keywords: social sector reform, pension, health care, social insurance, retirement, unemployment, Public Economics: General, National Government Expenditures and Health, National Government Expenditures and Education, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs

During the transition process, many existing social sector institutions and policies were significantly eroded and their underlying character changed. As a result, they often do not redistribute to the poorest, nor...

The Economic Consequences of HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa

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Source: The Economic Consequences of HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa

Volume/Issue: 2002/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Markus Haacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451845709

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Health, Government Expenditures, Economic Growth, Southern Africa, aids, hiv, mortality rates, health services, National Government Expenditures and Health

The paper provides an analysis of the impact of HIV/AIDS on the health sector, public education, the supply of labor and the returns to training in nine Southern African countries. Drawing on the preceding sections...

How Useful Are Benefit Incidence Analyses of Public Education and Health Spending1

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Source: How Useful Are Benefit Incidence Analyses of Public Education and Health Spending

Volume/Issue: 2003/227

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Erwin Tiongson , Hamid Davoodi , and Sawitree Asawanuchit

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451875430

Keywords: benefit incidence, public spending on education and health, targeting, progressivity, health spending, health care, public spending, incidence of public spending, National Government Expenditures and Health, National Government Expenditures and Education,

This paper provides a primer on benefit incidence analysis (BIA) for macroeconomists and a new data set on the benefit incidence of education and health spending covering 56 countries over 1960-2000, representing a...

Expenditure Issues and Governance in Central America

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Source: Expenditure Issues and Governance in Central America

Volume/Issue: 2002/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ana Corbacho , and Hamid Davoodi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451859522

Keywords: Expenditure issues, inequality, social safety nets, Central America, public spending, primary education, health care, health spending, educational attainment, Health

This paper analyzes Central America's track record on inequality, poverty, and quality of fiscal adjustment in relation to economic growth; health and education outcomes; adequacy of social safety nets; and governa...

Does Higher Government Spending Buy Better Results in Education and Health Care?

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Source: Does Higher Government Spending Buy Better Results in Education and Health Care?

Volume/Issue: 1999/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marijn Verhoeven , Sanjeev Gupta , and Erwin Tiongson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1999

ISBN: 9781451843897

Keywords: public expenditure, primary and secondary education, primary health care, intrasectoral spending compostion, social indicators, health care, health care spending, public spending, infant mortality

There is little empirical evidence to support the claim that public spending improves education and health indicators. This paper uses cross-sectional data for 50 developing and transition countries to show that ex...

Improving the Efficiency and Equity of Public Education Spending: The Case of Moldova

Improving the Efficiency and Equity of Public Education Spending: The Case of Moldova »

Volume/Issue: 2019/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hui Jin , La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul , and Baoping Shang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484390023.001

ISBN: 9781484390023

Keywords: Education spending, Public expenditures and education, Social safety nets, Unemployment, Expenditure efficiency, public education spending;spending efficiency;inequality;education reform;education spend;non-teaching staff;education outcome;non-teaching;education sector

This paper, using Moldova as an example, presents a systematic approach to assess the efficiency and equity of public education spending, identify sources of inefficiencies and inequality, and formulate potential r...

Struggling to Make the Grade: A Review of the Causes and Consequences of the Weak Outcomes of South Africa's Education System

Struggling to Make the Grade: A Review of the Causes and Consequences of the Weak Outcomes of South Africa's Education System »

Volume/Issue: 2019/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , and Tlhalefang Moeletsi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498301374.001

ISBN: 9781498301374

Keywords: Education spending, Education policy, Public expenditures and education, Primary education, Higher education, educational attainment, quality of education, education reforms, South Africa, der

While South Africa has made significant improvements in basic and tertiary education enrollment, the country still suffers from significant challenges in the quality of educational achievement by almost any interna...