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Public Investment Management Assessment - Review and Update

Public Investment Management Assessment - Review and Update »

Source: Public Investment Management Assessment - Review and Update

Volume/Issue: 2018/025

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2018

ISBN: 9781498308441

Keywords: Public investments, Public investment programs, Economic growth, Expenditure efficiency, Fiscal policy, Pima, PPPs, public investment, PIM, institutional design

"Public Investment Management Assessments (PIMAs) are the IMF‘s key tool for assessing infrastructure governance over the full investment cycle and supporting economic institution building in this area. The PIMA fr...

Public Investment in Bolivia: Prospects and Implications

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Source: Public Investment in Bolivia: Prospects and Implications

Volume/Issue: 2019/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yehenew Endegnanew , and Dawit Tessema

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498319317

Keywords: Economic growth, Public investments, Absorptive capacity, Private investments, Consumption, Public Investment, Fiscal Consolidation, public debt level, debt level, investment level

Bolivia's 'Patriotic Agenda 2025' sets targets for social and economic development propelled by state-led industrialization under a five-year development plan (2016-2020). Large-scale public investment has aimed to...

You Are Suffocating Me! Firm-Level Evidence on Crowding Out

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Source: You Are Suffocating Me! Firm-Level Evidence on Crowding Out

Volume/Issue: 2019/80

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498311090

Keywords: Economic growth, Private investments, Capital formation, Foreign investment, Public investments, Fixed investment, state-owned enterprises, crowding-out effect, firm-level analysis, SOEs

Literature on whether government spending crowds out or crowds in the private sector is large, but still without an unambiguous conclusion. Using firm-level data from Ukraine, this paper provides a granular empiric...

Macro-Fiscal Gains from Anti-Corruption Reforms in the Republic of Congo

Macro-Fiscal Gains from Anti-Corruption Reforms in the Republic of Congo »

Source: Macro-Fiscal Gains from Anti-Corruption Reforms in the Republic of Congo

Volume/Issue: 2019/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Melina , Hoda Selim , and Concepcion Verdugo-Yepes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498312042

Keywords: Oil revenues, Oil production, Economic growth, Public investment programs, Public investments, Congo, Africa, corruption, PFM, oil curse

This paper argues that oil revenue management and public investment in Congo are vulnerable to corruption as a result of limited transparency and accountability. Corruption has potentially contributed to poor macro...

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			: Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/CPVIEAEX.073

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

In the years following the global financial crisis, many low-income countries experienced rapid recovery and strong economic growth. However, many are now facing enormous difficulties because of rapidly rising food...

Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs - Proposed New Guidelines

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Source: Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs - Proposed New Guidelines

Volume/Issue: 2009/038

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2009

ISBN: 9781498335744

Keywords: Access limits, Access to Fund general resources, Concessional aid, Debt management, Debt sustainability, External debt, External financing, Financial management, Fund facilities, Fund policies

Low-income countries (LICs) face significant challenges in meeting their development objectives, while maintaining a sustainable debt position. To address this dilemma, the international community has largely advoc...

2012 Review of Data Provision to the Fund for Surveillance Purposes

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Source: 2012 Review of Data Provision to the Fund for Surveillance Purposes

Volume/Issue: 2012/074

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2012

ISBN: 9781498339957

Keywords: Data quality assessment framework, Economic indicators, Government finance statistics, Surveillance, Access to international capital markets, Accounting, Assets, Balance of payments, Balance sheets, Banking sector

The IMF keeps data provision by members under periodic review since timely, accurate, and comprehensive data are essential for fulfilling its surveillance mandate. The previous Review of Data Provision to the Fund...

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1

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Source: Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hidetaka Nishizawa , Scott Roger , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498320801

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Accounting, Accounting standards, Agriculture, Aid flows, Balance of payments, Bank deposits, Bank financing, Banks, Bonds

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable severe natural disasters, especially cyclones, inflicting large losses on their economies. In the aftermath of disasters, PIC governments face revenue losses and spend...

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus1

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus1 »

Source: The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus

Volume/Issue: 2019/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pragyan Deb , Albe Gjonbalaj , and Swarnali Hannan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513516097

Keywords: Accounting, Aging, Assets, Balance of trade, Bank deposits, Bilateral trade, Bonds, Capital, Capital account, Capital flows

China's current account surplus has declined significantly from its peak in 2008 and the external position in 2018 was in line with medium-term fundamentals and desirable policies. While cyclical factors and expans...

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues »

Source: High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/012

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2017

ISBN: 9781498347044

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, Accounting, Accounting systems, Agricultural subsidies, Agriculture, Anti-money laundering, Arrears policy, Balance sheets, Budgeting, Budgets

This is a high-level report on progress in addressing recurring issues identified by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO). The Board endorsed the proposal in the Chairman's Summing Up for the Independent Evaluat...