Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Annalisa Fedelino , Gerd Schwartz , and Marijn Verhoeven
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 April 2006
Keywords: IMF conditionality, aid scaling up, MDGs, wage, salaries, civil service, government wages, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs, Wages, Compensation
This paper assesses whether the scaling up of aid and the resulting increase in government spending that is needed to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) would be hampered by wage bill ceilings that are of...