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Public Expenditure Handbook
			: A Guide to Public Policy Issues in Developing Countries

Public Expenditure Handbook : A Guide to Public Policy Issues in Developing Countries »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557752222.071

ISBN: 9781557752222

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, military, health care, fiscal policy

This handbook, edited by Ke-young Chu and Richard Hemming, offers guidance to officials formulating public policy recommendations, so that the aggregate level of public spending conforms with the economy's overall...

Le FMI et la pauvreté
			: Département des finances publiques

Le FMI et la pauvreté : Département des finances publiques »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 1999

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757852.054

ISBN: 9781557757852

Keywords: expenditures, public expenditures, expenditure, fiscal policy, social expenditures, military expenditures, capital expenditures, public expenditure, total expenditures, health expenditures

The IMF is increasingly emphasizing "high-quality growth" - that is, growth that is sustainable, that is accompanied by appropriate domestic and external balances, that respects the environment, and that is aided b...

Aspects budgétaires du développement durable
			: Le Sommet mondial sur le développement durable

Aspects budgétaires du développement durable : Le Sommet mondial sur le développement durable »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2002

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061606.054

ISBN: 9781589061606

Keywords: fiscal policy, public spending, expenditure, sustainable development, public expenditure, primary education, forest, health care, government expenditure, government spending

Fiscal policy affects sustainable development through its effects on growth, the environment, and resource development. What are the relationships between fiscal policy and sustainable development, and how does the...

Chad

Chad »

Source: Chad : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2010/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455203345

Keywords: expenditure, primary education, school construction, health expenditure

Implementation of Chad's first National Poverty Reduction Strategy was undermined by persistent internal conflict, weak governance, and lack of commitment to and ownership of economic and social reforms. The focus...

Is Social Spending Procyclical?1

Is Social Spending Procyclical?1 »

Source: Is Social Spending Procyclical?

Volume/Issue: 2010/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Alejandro Hajdenberg , and Javier Arze del Granado

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455209347

Keywords: social spending, expenditures, health expenditures, public expenditures, total expenditures,

This paper studies the cyclical behavior of public spending on health and education in 150 countries during 1987 - 2007. It finds that spending on education and health is procyclical in developing countries and acy...

The Gambia The Gambia: Selected Issues

The Gambia The Gambia: Selected Issues »

Source: The Gambia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2000/114

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 2000

ISBN: 9781451815405

Keywords: expenditure, per, primary school, health expenditure, public expenditure

The note views the problem of poverty in The Gambia. The largest group of cash crop producers have the highest poverty rate in the country. The design of public policies in the area of education and health has a la...

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo »

Source: Democratic Republic of the Congo : Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2013/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484395868

Keywords: education, per, health expenditures, expenditures, public expenditure review

This Joint Advisory Note on the Democratic Republic of the Congo discusses economic growth and employment-creating sectors. The agriculture and mining sectors are projected to continue their expansion, while simult...

Determinants of Government Efficiency

Determinants of Government Efficiency »

Source: Determinants of Government Efficiency

Volume/Issue: 2008/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hauner , and Annette Kyobe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451870862

Keywords: Public sector performance, institutions, expenditure, health spending, public spending, health sector, health expenditure,

We compile the first large cross-country panel dataset of public sector performance and efficiency, encompassing 114 countries on all income levels from 1980 to 2006, with about 1,800 country-year observations for...

Mexico

Mexico »

Source: Mexico : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2010/71

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451981841

Keywords: expenditure, mtef, health care, hiv/aids, mothers

This paper reviews the annual progress report on Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Republic of Congo. The adoption of the PRSP in March 2008 was followed by adoption of the Operational Action Plan for imp...

Dominance Testing of Social Sector Expenditures and Taxes in Africa

Dominance Testing of Social Sector Expenditures and Taxes in Africa »

Source: Dominance Testing of Social Sector Expenditures and Taxes in Africa

Volume/Issue: 1999/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Sahn , and Stephen Younger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

ISBN: 9781451858556

Keywords: Taxes, health, income distribution, expenditure, expenditures, survey, per, surveys

This paper examines the progressivity of social sector expenditures and taxes in eight sub-Saharan African countries. It uses dominance tests to determine whether health and education expenditures redistribute reso...