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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...

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...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014
			: Staying the Course

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498386456.086

ISBN: 9781498386456

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Cross country analysis, Private investment, Regional Economic Outlook, Public debt, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Infrastructure

Growth in much of Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to remain strong, driven by efforts to invest in infrastructure and strong agricultural production. The current Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone i...

World Economic Outlook, April 2015
			: Uneven Growth: Short- and Long-Term Factors

World Economic Outlook, April 2015 : Uneven Growth: Short- and Long-Term Factors »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2015

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475574456.081

ISBN: 9781475574456

Keywords: Global growth, trends, global shocks, exchange rates, market economies, public policy, oil prices, private fixed investment, potential output, new mediocre

Global growth remains moderate and uneven, and a number of complex forces are shaping the outlook. These include medium- and long-term trends, global shocks, and many country- or region-specific factors. The April...

World Economic Outlook, April 2015
			: Uneven Growth: Short- and Long-Term Factors

World Economic Outlook, April 2015 : Uneven Growth: Short- and Long-Term Factors »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2015

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484356920.081

ISBN: 9781484356920

Keywords: Global growth, trends, global shocks, exchange rates, market economies, public policy, oil prices, private fixed investment, potential output, new mediocre

Global growth remains moderate and uneven, and a number of complex forces are shaping the outlook. These include medium- and long-term trends, global shocks, and many country- or region-specific factors. The April...

World Economic Outlook, April 2015
			: Uneven Growth: Short- and Long-Term Factors

World Economic Outlook, April 2015 : Uneven Growth: Short- and Long-Term Factors »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2015

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484357736.081

ISBN: 9781484357736

Keywords: Global growth, trends, global shocks, exchange rates, market economies, public policy, oil prices, private fixed investment, potential output, new mediocre

Global growth remains moderate and uneven, and a number of complex forces are shaping the outlook. These include medium- and long-term trends, global shocks, and many country- or region-specific factors. The April...

World Economic Outlook, April 2015
			: Uneven Growth: Short- and Long-Term Factors

World Economic Outlook, April 2015 : Uneven Growth: Short- and Long-Term Factors »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2015

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475573428.081

ISBN: 9781475573428

Keywords: Global growth, trends, global shocks, exchange rates, market economies, public policy, oil prices, private fixed investment, potential output, new mediocre

Global growth remains moderate and uneven, and a number of complex forces are shaping the outlook. These include medium- and long-term trends, global shocks, and many country- or region-specific factors. The April...

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...