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Taking Down the Wall: Transition and Inequality

Taking Down the Wall: Transition and Inequality »

Source: Taking Down the Wall: Transition and Inequality

Volume/Issue: 2020/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik , and Carolina Correa-Caro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513527871

Keywords: Income inequality, Economic reforms, Economic growth, Demographic indicators, Income distribution, fiscal policy, transition economies, WP, Gini coefficient, Gini

This paper investigates the main determinants of income inequality in transition countries during the period 1990-2018. To this end, we address a major methodological challenge that lies at the core of the cross-co...

Transition Economies

Transition Economies »

Source: Transition Economies : How Appropriate is the Size and Scope of Government?

Volume/Issue: 2001/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451847628

Keywords: reform, size of government, public spending, expenditure, expenditures, government spending, public expenditures, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: Planning, Coordination, and Reform,

This paper assesses changes in the size and scope of government in 24 transition economies. Whereas these governments have retrenched in terms of public expenditures in relation to GDP, as well as public employment...

Performance Budgeting

Performance Budgeting »

Source: Performance Budgeting : Managing the Reform Process

Volume/Issue: 2003/33

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451845204

Keywords: budget reform, emerging economies, budget management, budget office, budget systems, budget system, Macroeconomic - Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, and General Outlook, Analysis of Collective Decision-Making

This paper reviews the role of accounting in budget system reform from the perspective of emerging economies who wish to adopt the OECD's performance budgeting reforms. While many OECD countries, pursuing the refor...

Arab Countries in Transition - An Update on Economic Outlook and Key Challenges

Arab Countries in Transition - An Update on Economic Outlook and Key Challenges »

Source: Arab Countries in Transition - An Update on Economic Outlook and Key Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2014/022

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2014

ISBN: 9781498343459

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Regional Economic Outlook, Transition economies, Tunisia, Yemen, Economic conditions

Despite uneven progress, there are early signs of improvement and macroeconomic stabilization in some Arab Countries in Transition (ACTs). 1 However, persistently weak growth and subdued private investment amid hei...

From Program to Performance Budgeting

From Program to Performance Budgeting »

Source: From Program to Performance Budgeting : The Challenge for Emerging Market Economies

Volume/Issue: 2003/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451858365

Keywords: budget reform, budget management, budget process, accrual accounting, output budgeting, Macroeconomic - Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, and General Outlook, Analysis of Collective Decision-Making, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies,

Many emerging market economies are trying to improve their budget processes and move to performance-based budgeting. This paper first reviews the evolution of the "new" performance budgeting model, increasingly bei...

The Role of Internal Audit in Government Financial Management

The Role of Internal Audit in Government Financial Management »

Source: The Role of Internal Audit in Government Financial Management : An International Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2002/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781451851731

Keywords: Budget Systems, Capacity building, external audit, internal control, financial management, audit function, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, And General Outlook, intertemporal Choice And Growth

The internal audit function has received increasing attention as an important component of government financial management and a tool for improving the performance of the government sector. Recently, a consensus ha...

The Micro Basis of Budget System Reform

The Micro Basis of Budget System Reform »

Source: The Micro Basis of Budget System Reform : The Case of Transitional Economies

Volume/Issue: 2002/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

ISBN: 9781451852837

Keywords: Budget reform, human resource management, internal controls, external audit, public procurement, financial management, internal audit, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, And General Outlook

In reviewing the means to strengthen public expenditure management (PEM) systems, there has been increased emphasis on the micro basis of broader budget system reforms, especially reforms of the internal financial...

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...

Performance Budgeting-Is Accrual Accounting Required?

Performance Budgeting-Is Accrual Accounting Required? »

Source: Performance Budgeting-Is Accrual Accounting Required?

Volume/Issue: 2002/240

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875805

Keywords: Budget Systems, accrual accounting, cash accounting, accounting system, budget management, budget system, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, And General Outlook, analysis Of Collective Decision-making

This paper reviews the role of accounting in budget system reform from the perspective of emerging economies who wish to adopt the OECD's performance budgeting reforms. While many OECD countries, pursuing the refor...

The New Russian Budget System

The New Russian Budget System »

Source: The New Russian Budget System : A Critical Assessment and Future Reform Agenda

Volume/Issue: 2002/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451843927

Keywords: Budget System Law, budget reform, Russia, expenditure, budget code, expenditures, budget execution, budget system, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy

This paper documents the main elements of the new budget system established in the Russian Federation through its revised budget system law, or the Budget Code, of 2000. It critically examines the budget preparatio...