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Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2017/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Allen , Taz Chaponda , Lesley Fisher , and Rohini Ray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484314203

Keywords: Zambia, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland, Sub-Saharan Africa

More than 15 years ago, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa embarked on a program of budgetary reform, an important element of which was a medium-term budget framework (MTBF). This working paper focuses on the per...

Public Expenditure Management in Francophone Africa

Public Expenditure Management in Francophone Africa »

Source: Public Expenditure Management in Francophone Africa : A Cross-Country Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2004/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yaya Moussa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451846249

Keywords: expenditure, budget law, expenditures, expenditure management, expenditure process, Congo,

There are strong similarities between the French and French-inspired African PEM systems in terms of the legal setting, rules, and procedures. However, there are differences in practice, particularly in accounting...

Military Expenditures 1972-1990

Military Expenditures 1972-1990 »

Source: Military Expenditures 1972-1990 : The Reasons Behind the Post-1985 Fall in World Military Spending

Volume/Issue: 1993/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Hewitt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1993

ISBN: 9781451843590

Keywords: military, military expenditures, expenditures, military spending, military expenditure

World military expenditures have fallen by over 20 percent in proportion to GDP from 1985 to 1990. This study examines the determinants of military expenditures in 125 countries during 1972-90 to ascertain what fac...

Government Expenditure and Economic Growth

Government Expenditure and Economic Growth »

Source: Government Expenditure and Economic Growth : An Empirical Investigation

Volume/Issue: 1989/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1989

ISBN: 9781451974157

Keywords: expenditure, economic growth, growth rate, expenditures, capital expenditure

This paper examines the empirical evidence on the contribution that government and, in particular, capital expenditure make to the growth performance of a sample of developing countries. Using the Denison growth ac...

The Impact of Worldwide Military Spending Cutson Developing Countries

The Impact of Worldwide Military Spending Cutson Developing Countries »

Source: The Impact of Worldwide Military Spending Cutson Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1993/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Steven Symansky , Tamim Bayoumi , and Daniel Hewitt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1993

ISBN: 9781451850802

Keywords: military, military spending, military expenditures, expenditures, arms

This paper investigates the economic impact of a coordinated reduction in military expenditures of 20 percent using a specially modified version of the MULTIMOD world economic model. Simulation results indicate tha...

V Balance in Expenditure Composition

V Balance in Expenditure Composition »

Source: International Comparisons of Government Expenditure

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller , and Alan Tait

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1982

ISBN: 9781557750747

Keywords: expenditure, government expenditure, public expenditure, expenditures, capital expenditure

From a policy perspective, it is often argued that countries tend to economize on nonwage forms of current expenditure, particularly when faced with a budgetary squeeze. Excessive c...

I Introduction and Some Conclusions1

I Introduction and Some Conclusions1 »

Source: International Comparisons of Government Expenditure

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller , and Alan Tait

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1982

ISBN: 9781557750747

Keywords: expenditure, government expenditure, public expenditure, expenditures, capital expenditure

Many studies on international tax comparisons have been undertaken since the early 1970s. 2 While controversial, such studies have facilitated more...

IV Determinants of Shares in Gross Domestic Product of Economic Expenditure Categories

IV Determinants of Shares in Gross Domestic Product of Economic Expenditure Categories »

Source: International Comparisons of Government Expenditure

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller , and Alan Tait

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1982

ISBN: 9781557750747

Keywords: expenditure, government expenditure, public expenditure, expenditures, capital expenditure

Introduction This section analyzes the determinants of the shares of alternative economic categories of public expenditure as a share of GDP. The principal approach in specifying the...

III Determinants of Shares in Gross Domestic Product of Functional Expenditure Categories

III Determinants of Shares in Gross Domestic Product of Functional Expenditure Categories »

Source: International Comparisons of Government Expenditure

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller , and Alan Tait

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1982

ISBN: 9781557750747

Keywords: expenditure, government expenditure, public expenditure, expenditures, capital expenditure

Introduction This section discusses the specification of the equations to predict the shares in GDP of each category of functional expenditure. The econometric results appear in Tabl...

Cameroon: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation

Cameroon: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Cameroon : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cameroon

Volume/Issue: 2015/331

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513521190

Keywords: debt, expenditure, monetary fund, security, investment

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Cameroon's economy has shown resilience in the face of the twin shocks of the oil price slump and heightened security threats, with the robust growth of 2014 contin...