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The Role of the State and the Quality of the Public Sector1

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Source: The Role of the State and the Quality of the Public Sector

Volume/Issue: 2000/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2000

ISBN: 9781451845440

Keywords: rules, institutions, role of state, constitutions, controls, tax administration, public institutions, public spending, fiscal policy

This paper discusses issues to be considered in designing “second generation” reforms. These reforms should focus on improving the capacity of the public sector to implement economic policies. The pap...

The Cost of Government and the Misuse of Public Assets

The Cost of Government and the Misuse of Public Assets »

Source: The Cost of Government and the Misuse of Public Assets

Volume/Issue: 2000/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tej Prakash , and Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2000

ISBN: 9781451859102

Keywords: public assets, capital charges, efficiency in government, budget, cadastres of public assets, public institutions, accrual accounting, government policy, industrial countries

This paper deals with efficiency in the public sector. It argues that the habit of relating efficiency to public spending, as is generally done, may give wrong results when, as is often the case, public institution...

The Fear of Freedom

The Fear of Freedom »

Source: The Fear of Freedom : Politicians and the Independence and Accountability of Financial Sector Supervisors

Volume/Issue: 2007/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Taylor , Marc Quintyn , and Silvia Ramirez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451865899

Keywords: financial regulation, agency independence, public administration accountability, banking, banking supervision, supervisory agency, central banking, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Public Economics: Miscellaneous Issues: Other, Economics of Regulation,

Compared with the case of central bank independence, independence for financial sector supervisors remains more controversial. This paper analyzes changes in independence and accountability arrangements in a set of...

Reforming the Russian Budget System

Reforming the Russian Budget System »

Source: Reforming the Russian Budget System : A Move to More Devolved Budget Management?

Volume/Issue: 2005/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451861235

Keywords: Budget Reform, Russia, budget management, budget institutions, budget process, budget system, Macroeconomic - Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, and General Outlook, Analysis of Collective Decision-Making

The Russian federal government has recently initiated a fundamental reform of its budget system, encompassing important policy, procedural, and institutional changes. This paper reviews this reform agenda with refe...

Setting Up a Sovereign Wealth Fund

Setting Up a Sovereign Wealth Fund »

Source: Setting Up a Sovereign Wealth Fund : Some Policy and Operational Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2009/179

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Mulder , Amadou Sy , Yinqiu Lu , and Udaibir Das

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451873269

Keywords: Sovereign wealth fund, SWF&;amp;#x2019;s policy objective, central bank, monetary fund, balance of payments, currency composition, external debt, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General

This paper offers a policy and operational "roadmap" to policymakers considering setting up an SWF. It should also be of interest to policymakers in countries where SWFs are already in place, to review their existi...

2012 Review of Data Provision to the Fund for Surveillance Purposes

2012 Review of Data Provision to the Fund for Surveillance Purposes »

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...

The Role of the State and the Quality of the Public Sector

The Role of the State and the Quality of the Public Sector »

Volume/Issue: 2000/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845440.001

ISBN: 9781451845440

Keywords: rules, institutions, role of state, constitutions, controls, tax administration, public institutions, public spending, fiscal policy

This paper discusses issues to be considered in designing “second generation” reforms. These reforms should focus on improving the capacity of the public sector to implement economic policies. The pap...

The Cost of Government and the Misuse of Public Assets

The Cost of Government and the Misuse of Public Assets »

Volume/Issue: 2000/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tej Prakash , and Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859102.001

ISBN: 9781451859102

Keywords: public assets, capital charges, efficiency in government, budget, cadastres of public assets, public institutions, accrual accounting, government policy, industrial countries

This paper deals with efficiency in the public sector. It argues that the habit of relating efficiency to public spending, as is generally done, may give wrong results when, as is often the case, public institution...

The Fear of Freedom
			: Politicians and the Independence and Accountability of Financial Sector Supervisors

The Fear of Freedom : Politicians and the Independence and Accountability of Financial Sector Supervisors »

Volume/Issue: 2007/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Taylor , Marc Quintyn , and Silvia Ramirez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451865899.001

ISBN: 9781451865899

Keywords: financial regulation, agency independence, public administration accountability, banking, banking supervision, supervisory agency, central banking, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Public Economics: Miscellaneous Issues: Other, Economics of Regulation,

Compared with the case of central bank independence, independence for financial sector supervisors remains more controversial. This paper analyzes changes in independence and accountability arrangements in a set of...

Reforming the Russian Budget System
			: A Move to More Devolved Budget Management?

Reforming the Russian Budget System : A Move to More Devolved Budget Management? »

Volume/Issue: 2005/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861235.001

ISBN: 9781451861235

Keywords: Budget Reform, Russia, budget management, budget institutions, budget process, budget system, Macroeconomic - Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, and General Outlook, Analysis of Collective Decision-Making

The Russian federal government has recently initiated a fundamental reform of its budget system, encompassing important policy, procedural, and institutional changes. This paper reviews this reform agenda with refe...