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Do Debt-Service Savings and Grants Boost Social Expenditures?

Do Debt-Service Savings and Grants Boost Social Expenditures? »

Source: Do Debt-Service Savings and Grants Boost Social Expenditures?

Volume/Issue: 2006/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451864403

Keywords: social expenditures, expenditures, debt-service, budget balance, expenditure, International Lending and Debt Problems, National Government Expenditures and Health, National Government Expenditures and Education,

This paper evaluates whether debt relief and grants can boost social expenditures in lowincome countries. It finds that declines in debt-service help raise social expenditures, but no relationship between grants an...

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2016

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9787504979971.084

ISBN: 9787504979971

Keywords: Pension reforms, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Pensions, Government expenditures, Cross country analysis, emerging market economies, retirement, pensions, pension spending

Pension reform is high on the policy agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies. In advanced economies the challenge is generally to contain future increases in public pension spending as the population...

3 Challenges for Public Investment in New EU Member States

3 Challenges for Public Investment in New EU Member States »

Source: Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships : Addressing Infrastructure Challenges and Managing Fiscal Risks

Series: Books

Author(s): Ana Corbacho , Katja Funke , and Gerd Schwartz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2008

ISBN: 9780230201330

The first section of this chapter briefly summarizes the main theoretical arguments for public sector involvement in investment activities. The second section presents some stylized facts about...

Appendix II Statistical Tables

Appendix II Statistical Tables »

Source: International Comparisons of Government Expenditure Revisited : The Developing Countries 1975-86: Occa Paper No.69

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 1990

ISBN: 9781557751362

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Chapter 23: Other Adjustments in Exchange Rates (1966–70)

Chapter 23: Other Adjustments in Exchange Rates (1966–70) »

Source: The International Monetary Fund 1966-1971 : The System Under Stress Volume I: Narrative

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451971477

Par Value Adjustments, especially by the developing countries, were fairly common in the years 1966–71. In addition to the changes in par values by three large industrial countries described in...

Chapter 28: Growth of Responsibilities

Chapter 28: Growth of Responsibilities »

Source: The International Monetary Fund 1966-1971 : The System Under Stress Volume I: Narrative

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451971477

Gold, Exchange Rates, SDRs, and use of the Fund’s resources constituted the glamorous activities of the Fund during the period of this history. They were the events that captured headlines. Thei...

Report of the Executive Directors to the Board of Governors (December 24, 1969)

Report of the Executive Directors to the Board of Governors (December 24, 1969) »

Source: The International Monetary Fund 1966-1971 : The System Under Stress Volume II: Documents

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451979275

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Chapter 27: A Temporary Regime Established (December 18–31, 1971)

Chapter 27: A Temporary Regime Established (December 18–31, 1971) »

Source: The International Monetary Fund 1966-1971 : The System Under Stress Volume I: Narrative

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451971477

Immediately After the Smithsonian Agreement, the Managing Director cabled all the Fund’s members (1) to let them know the new exchange rates for the currencies of the ten countries participating...

Increases in Quotas of Members—Sixth General Review

Increases in Quotas of Members—Sixth General Review »

Source: IMF History (1972-1978) Volume 3 : Cooperation on Trial Volume III: Documents

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451940220

Under the Articles of Agreement, the Sixth General Review of Quotas had to be completed by February 9, 1975, the date that was not more than five years after the Fifth General Review. However, a...

5. Global Trends in Central Bank Governance

5. Global Trends in Central Bank Governance »

Source: Central Bank Independence, Accountability, and Transparency--A Global Perspective : A Global Perspective

Series: Books

Author(s): Bernard Laurens , Jean-François Segalotto , and Marco Arnone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2009

ISBN: 9780230201071

1 discusses global trends in CB governance based on the indicators of independence, accountability, and transparency presented in Chapter 4, and which are applied t...