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Electoral System and Public Spending

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Source: Electoral System and Public Spending

Volume/Issue: 2001/22

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roberto Perotti , Massimo Rostagno , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451843972

Keywords: electoral rules, proportionality, public spending, transfers, electoral system, electoral systems, voter, voting, government spending, Structure

We study the effects of electoral institutions on the size and composition of public expenditure in OECD and Latin American countries. We present a model emphasizing the distinction between purchases of goods and s...

Narrowing Vertical Fiscal Imbalances in Four European Countries

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Source: Narrowing Vertical Fiscal Imbalances in Four European Countries

Volume/Issue: 2012/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Izabela Karpowicz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502664

Keywords: Federalism, decentralization, vertical fiscal imbalance, local governments, fiscal decentralization, sub-national governments, fiscal balances, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government

This paper describes the institutional changes that have induced a decline in the vertical fiscal imbalance (VFI) - defined as the share of sub-national own spending not financed through own revenues - in four Euro...

Resource Windfalls, Macroeconomic Stability and Growth

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Source: Resource Windfalls, Macroeconomic Stability and Growth : The Role of Political Institutions

Volume/Issue: 2011/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kazim Kazimov , Kirk Hamilton , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455266432

Keywords: Commodity, macroeconomic stability, government spending, standard deviation, economic performance, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data,

We use a new dataset on non-resource GDP to examine the performance of commodity-exporting countries in terms of macroeconomic stability and economic growth in a panel of up to 129 countries during the period 1970-...

Strengthening Russia's Fiscal Framework

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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...

Electoral System and Public Spending

Electoral System and Public Spending »

Volume/Issue: 2001/22

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roberto Perotti , Massimo Rostagno , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451843972.001

ISBN: 9781451843972

Keywords: electoral rules, proportionality, public spending, transfers, electoral system, electoral systems, voter, voting, government spending, Structure

We study the effects of electoral institutions on the size and composition of public expenditure in OECD and Latin American countries. We present a model emphasizing the distinction between purchases of goods and s...

Narrowing Vertical Fiscal Imbalances in Four European Countries

Narrowing Vertical Fiscal Imbalances in Four European Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2012/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Izabela Karpowicz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502664.001

ISBN: 9781475502664

Keywords: Federalism, decentralization, vertical fiscal imbalance, local governments, fiscal decentralization, sub-national governments, fiscal balances, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government

This paper describes the institutional changes that have induced a decline in the vertical fiscal imbalance (VFI) - defined as the share of sub-national own spending not financed through own revenues - in four Euro...

Resource Windfalls, Macroeconomic Stability and Growth
			: The Role of Political Institutions

Resource Windfalls, Macroeconomic Stability and Growth : The Role of Political Institutions »

Volume/Issue: 2011/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kazim Kazimov , Kirk Hamilton , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455266432.001

ISBN: 9781455266432

Keywords: Commodity, macroeconomic stability, government spending, standard deviation, economic performance, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data,

We use a new dataset on non-resource GDP to examine the performance of commodity-exporting countries in terms of macroeconomic stability and economic growth in a panel of up to 129 countries during the period 1970-...

Strengthening Russia's Fiscal Framework

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502282.001

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...