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Another Look at Governments’ Balance Sheets

Another Look at Governments’ Balance Sheets »

Source: Another Look at Governments' Balance Sheets : The Role of Nonfinancial Assets

Volume/Issue: 2013/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elva Bova , Robert Dippelsman , Kara Rideout , and Andrea Schaechter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484315453

Keywords: government statistics, government finance, government finance statistics, national accounts, public finances, Structure and Scope of Government, Infrastructures,

When discussing debt reduction strategies, little attention has been given to the role of governments’ nonfinancial assets. This is in part because data are scarce. Drawing on various data sources, this pape...

Spending Seigniorage

Spending Seigniorage »

Source: Spending Seigniorage : Do Central Banks Have a Governance Problem?

Volume/Issue: 2006/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Ize

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451863185

Keywords: seigniorage, expenditures, central bank, reserve accumulation, currency composition, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government,

This paper reviews how central banks allocate seigniorage, based on systematic crosscountry comparisons of their financial accounts. Central banks are classified as weak or strong, depending upon their structural p...

Fiscal Coverage in the Countries of the Middle East and Central Asia

Fiscal Coverage in the Countries of the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: Fiscal Coverage in the Countries of the Middle East and Central Asia : Current Situation and a Way Forward

Volume/Issue: 2008/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daria Zakharova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869712

Keywords: Fiscal coverage, public enterprises, fiscal risks, fiscal statistics, fiscal policy, fiscal accounts, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government,

This paper reviews some broad principles of fiscal coverage, building on cross-country experience. It discusses the level of coverage that would be appropriate to conduct good quality fiscal analysis, while strikin...

The Challenge of Fiscal Adjustment in a Democracy

The Challenge of Fiscal Adjustment in a Democracy »

Source: The Challenge of Fiscal Adjustment in a Democracy : The Case of India

Volume/Issue: 2004/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ricardo Hausmann , and Catriona Purfield

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451858297

Keywords: Fiscal responsibility legislation, federal relations, budget management, fiscal responsibility, fiscal imbalances, decentralization, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government, State and Local Borrowing,

India's fiscal problem has deep roots in its federal fiscal system, where multiple players find it difficult to coordinate adjustment. The size and closed nature of the Indian economy, aided by its deep domestic ca...

How Do Canadian Budget Forecasts Compare with Those of Other Industrial Countries?

How Do Canadian Budget Forecasts Compare with Those of Other Industrial Countries? »

Source: How Do Canadian Budget Forecasts Compare with Those of Other Industrial Countries?

Volume/Issue: 2005/66

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Mühleisen , Kornelia Krajnyak , Stephan Danninger , David Hauner , and Bennett Sutton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860856

Keywords: Budget Forecasting, Macroeconomic Projections, tax revenue, government expenditure, fiscal forecasts, fiscal forecasting, budget process, Forecasting and Other Model Applications, Structure, Scope

This paper compares Canadian central government budget forecasting with forecasting by other industrial countries. While fiscal forecasting in Canada is governed by one of the strongest institutional frameworks, qu...

Expenditure Assessment Tool1

Expenditure Assessment Tool1 »

Source: Expenditure Assessment Tool

Volume: 17

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Candice Liu , and Mercedes Garcia-Escribano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475592450

Keywords: Government expenditures, Expenditure measures, Fiscal policy, Public expenditures and health, Public expenditures and education, Social protection, Argentina, Public expenditure review, spending efficiency, benchmarking

This manual presents the Expenditure Assessment Tool (EAT), which helps assess expenditures for any specific country. EAT uses the commonly available software program Excel and has been designed by Expenditure Poli...

How Do Treasury Systems Operate in Sub-Saharan Francophone Africa?

How Do Treasury Systems Operate in Sub-Saharan Francophone Africa? »

Source: How Do Treasury Systems Operate in Sub-Saharan Francophone Africa?

Volume/Issue: 2002/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Leruth , Dominique Bouley , and Jerome Fournel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451847871

Keywords: Treasury, monitoring, expenditure process, expenditure, public expenditure, expenditures, public expenditure management, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government

Treasury systems in sub-Saharan francophone African countries share many features with the French public expenditure management system of the sixties on which they were modeled. However, in a different economic and...

Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison

Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison »

Source: Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison

Volume/Issue: 2005/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Lienert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860818

Keywords: public management, budget, law, decree, performance, civil servants, financial management, external audit, decentralization, budget systems

There has been widespread adoption of new laws to support new public management. In many countries that have implemented comprehensive and deep reforms, new or amended laws have fundamentally changed the role of th...

Strengthening Russia's Fiscal Framework

Strengthening Russia's Fiscal Framework »

Source: Strengthening Russia's Fiscal Framework

Volume/Issue: 2012/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daria Zakharova , and Charleen Gust

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502282

Keywords: oil-producing countries, resource revenue management, accountability, fiscal framework, fiscal stance, fiscal agency, expenditures, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government

Though many aspects of Russia's fiscal policy framework are close to best practice on paper, actual practice in recent years has been moving away from best practice. In particular, the continued focus on the overal...

Riding the Roller Coaster

Riding the Roller Coaster »

Source: Riding the Roller Coaster : Fiscal Policies of Nonrenewable Resource Exporters in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2010/251

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pablo Lopez Murphy , Mauricio Villafuerte , and Rolando Ossowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

ISBN: 9781455209514

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal policies, fiscal sustainability, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General

This paper analyzes recent fiscal policies of nonrenewable resource exporting countries in Latin America and the Caribbean in the context of sharp swings in resource prices. Fiscal policies were predominantly procy...