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Singapore, Inc. Versus the Private Sector

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Source: Singapore, Inc. Versus the Private Sector : Are Government-Linked Companies Different?

Volume/Issue: 2003/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ling Tan , and Carlos Ramírez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451857429

Keywords: investment spending, capital markets, capital stock, subsidiaries, private sector counterparts

Government-linked companies (GLCs) have a significant presence in Singapore's corporate sector. Unlike parastatals in many other countries, these companies are run on a competitive, commercial basis, ostensibly wit...

Political Feasibility and Investment in Economic Transformations

Political Feasibility and Investment in Economic Transformations »

Source: Political Feasibility and Investment in Economic Transformations

Volume/Issue: 1993/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Isard , and Joshua Aizenman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1993

ISBN: 9781451967289

Keywords: state sector, domestic investment, tax revenue, private capital

The paper characterizes the feasibility of economic transformation as requiring the simultaneous attainment of macroeconomic stability, political support, and adequate private investment. Macroeconomic stability is...

The Effects of the Financial Crisison Public-Private Partnerships

The Effects of the Financial Crisison Public-Private Partnerships »

Source: The Effects of the Financial Crisison Public-Private Partnerships

Volume/Issue: 2009/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451872910

Keywords: value-for-money, private sector participation, telecoms, quality of service

The paper investigates the impact of the global financial crisis on public-private partnerships (PPPs) and the circumstances under which providing support to new and existing projects is justified. Based on country...

Economic Restructuring, Unemployment, and Growth in a Transition Economy

Economic Restructuring, Unemployment, and Growth in a Transition Economy »

Source: Economic Restructuring, Unemployment, and Growth in a Transition Economy

Volume/Issue: 1993/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kornelia Krajnyak , Bankim Chadha , and Fabrizio Coricelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1993

ISBN: 9781451843323

Keywords: employment, unemployment rate, unemployment benefits, private sector employment

This paper develops a model of the process of reallocation of labor from the state sector to the private sector. When growth is exogenously determined, we show that in the initial stages of transition unemployment...

The Economic Reform Process in Russia

The Economic Reform Process in Russia »

Source: The Economic Reform Process in Russia

Volume/Issue: 1993/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Odling-Smee , and Henri Lorie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1993

ISBN: 9781451847574

Keywords: price liberalization, privatization, enterprise reform, balance of payments, enterprise sector

Although various factors point to a more arduous and longer transition in Russia than in Eastern Europe, the broad policy approach should be similar. A necessary condition for effective macroeconomic stabilization...

Corruption and Technology-Induced Private Sector Development

Corruption and Technology-Induced Private Sector Development »

Source: Corruption and Technology-Induced Private Sector Development

Volume/Issue: 2006/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-François Ruhashyankiko , and Etienne Yehoue

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451864588

Keywords: Occupational choice, Technology, Private Sector Development, public sector, state-owned enterprises, nationalization,

This paper asks whether corruption might be the outcome of a lack of outside options for public officials or civil servants. We propose an occupational choice model embedded in an agency framework to address the is...

Toward Defining and Measuring the Fiscal Impact of Public Enterprises

Toward Defining and Measuring the Fiscal Impact of Public Enterprises »

Source: Toward Defining and Measuring the Fiscal Impact of Public Enterprises

Volume/Issue: 1989/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 1989

ISBN: 9781451957006

Keywords: public enterprises, public enterprise, private enterprises, public enterprise sector, enterprise sector

In many countries, the activities of public enterprises have an important fiscal impact. While the precise nature of this impact is often obscured, it is important that it be reflected in measures of overall fiscal...

Determinants of Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure

Determinants of Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure »

Source: Determinants of Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure

Volume/Issue: 2006/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Etienne Yehoue , Mona Hammami , and Jean-François Ruhashyankiko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863598

Keywords: Public-Private Partnerships, Infrastructures, telecommunication sector, telecommunications, private sector participation, toll roads, Publicly Provided Goods: Other, Corporate Finance and Governance: Government Policy and Regulation

This paper presents an empirical analysis of the cross-country and cross-industry determinants of public-private partnership (PPP) arrangements. We find that PPPs tend to be more common in countries where governmen...

Dealing with Private Debt Distress in the Wake of the European Financial Crisis  A Review of the Economics and Legal Toolbox

Dealing with Private Debt Distress in the Wake of the European Financial Crisis A Review of the Economics and Legal Toolbox »

Source: Dealing with Private Debt Distress in the Wake of the European Financial Crisis A Review of the Economics and Legal Toolbox

Volume/Issue: 2013/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Liu , and Christoph Rosenberg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475544305

Keywords: private sector debt, household insolvency, corporate insolvency, insolvency, insolvency law, Personal Bankruptcy Law,

The private non-financial sector in Europe is facing increased challenges in meeting its debt servicing obligation. In response, governments are revisiting legal tools and-in some cases-institutional arrangements t...

Sovereign Default Risk and Private Sector Access to Capital in Emerging Markets

Sovereign Default Risk and Private Sector Access to Capital in Emerging Markets »

Source: Sovereign Default Risk and Private Sector Access to Capital in Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2010/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Michael Papaioannou , and Christoph Trebesch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

ISBN: 9781451961942

Keywords: Sovereign default, Private sector access, capital markets, external borrowing, sovereign defaults,

Top down spillovers of sovereign default risk can have serious consequences for the private sector in emerging markets. This paper analyzes the effects of these spillovers using firm-level data from 31 emerging mar...