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Government Spending on Health Care and Education in Croatia

Government Spending on Health Care and Education in Croatia »

Source: Government Spending on Health Care and Education in Croatia : Efficiency and Reform Options

Volume/Issue: 2008/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Victoria Gunnarsson , and Etibar Jafarov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869958

Keywords: health care, health spending, hospital beds

This paper assesses the relative efficiency of government spending on health care and education in Croatia by using the so-called Data Envelopment Analysis. The analysis finds evidence of significant inefficiencies...

Slovak Republic

Slovak Republic »

Source: Slovak Republic : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451835540

Keywords: hospital beds, health expenditures, public health, health expenditure

This Selected Issues paper on the Slovak Republic reviews efficiency and reform of the health sector. The immediate challenge for the health care system in the Slovak Republic is to improve health sector outcomes w...

Guernsey

Guernsey »

Source: Guernsey : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update-Detailed Assessment of Observance on Insurance Core Principles

Volume/Issue: 2011/2

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455213757

Keywords: insurers, policyholders, reinsurance, commissioners, insurance industry

Guernsey's status as the largest international insurance center in Europe hinges on its progressive infrastructure and operational flexibility. Guernsey updates its regulatory regime continually and has implemented...

The Health Sector in the Slovak Republic

The Health Sector in the Slovak Republic »

Source: The Health Sector in the Slovak Republic : Efficiency and Reform

Volume/Issue: 2007/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Victoria Gunnarsson , Sergio Lugaresi , and Marijn Verhoeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451867909

Keywords: health sector reform, hospital beds, health spending, health outcomes, health expenditures, Slovakia,

The paper assesses the financial situation of the health sector in the Slovak Republic. It also evaluates the efficiency of health expenditures and service delivery in comparison to the OECD and other new EU member...

Public Expenditure in the Slovak Republic

Public Expenditure in the Slovak Republic »

Source: Public Expenditure in the Slovak Republic : Composition and Technical Efficiency

Volume/Issue: 2012/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesco Grigoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505214

Keywords: technical efficiency, expenditure, public expenditure, health expenditure, expenditures, health expenditures, Slovakia,

Good practice suggests that budget allocations should reflect spending priorities and that spending should provide cost-effective delivery of public goods and services. This paper analyzes the composition of public...

From Stimulus to Consolidation: Revenue and Expenditure Policies in Advanced and Emerging Economies

From Stimulus to Consolidation: Revenue and Expenditure Policies in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Source: From Stimulus to Consolidation : Revenue and Expenditure Policies in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Juan Toro R. , and Victoria Perry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

ISBN: 9781616350420

Keywords: pension, retirement, tax rates, pensions, taxation

This paper identifies policy tools that could be used for fiscal consolidation in advanced and emerging economies in the years ahead. The consolidation strategy, particularly in advanced countries, should aim to st...

Health Care Spending Issues in Advanced Economies

Health Care Spending Issues in Advanced Economies »

Source: Health Care Spending Issues in Advanced Economies

Volume: 2010

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Eva Jenkner , and Adam Leive

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2010

ISBN: 9781462369713

Keywords: health care spending, health reforms, cost containment, advanced economies, health care, health spending, health insurance, cost sharing, fee-for-service

This technical note analyzes the health care spending issues in advanced economies. Both public and total health spending have increased substantially in advanced countries. Total health spending increased by more...

CHAPTER 1 Introduction

CHAPTER 1 Introduction »

Source: From Stimulus to Consolidation : Revenue and Expenditure Policies in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Juan Toro R. , and Victoria Perry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

ISBN: 9781616350420

Keywords: pension, retirement, tax rates, pensions, taxation

Ali Abbas and others, 2010; and IMF, 2010a)....

CHAPTER 2 Expenditure Reform

CHAPTER 2 Expenditure Reform »

Source: From Stimulus to Consolidation : Revenue and Expenditure Policies in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Juan Toro R. , and Victoria Perry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

ISBN: 9781616350420

Keywords: pension, retirement, tax rates, pensions, taxation

Expenditure Reform: Key Principles...

Small Island States in the Pacific

Small Island States in the Pacific »

Source: Small Island States in the Pacific : the Tyranny of Distance

Volume/Issue: 2012/223

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chris Becker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510263

Keywords: microstate, economies of scale, geographic isolation, economic outcomes, per capita income, neighboring countries, transport costs, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economic Development: Regional

This paper seeks to document key characteristics of small island states in the Pacific. It restricts itself to a limited number of indicators which are macro-orientated - population, fertility of land, ability to t...