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The Changing Role of the State in the Economy

The Changing Role of the State in the Economy »

Source: The Changing Role of the State in the Economy : A Historical Perspective

Volume/Issue: 1997/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451943450

Keywords: public sector, industrial countries, public spending, public finance, public interest

This paper discusses the role of the state from a historical perspective. It outlines how that role has changed over the past hundred years and discusses the forces that have promoted the changes. In the period bet...

Excerpt: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Excerpt: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/SCHPEAEX.073

ISBN: SCHPEAEX

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal sustainability, Health indicators, Health care spending, Health care, Public health, Communicable diseases, emerging markets, advanced economies, fiscal policy

This is an excerpt from The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies. The table of contents, foreword, and Chapter One are included in this excerpt....

The Role of the Public Sector in the Market Economies of Developing Asia

The Role of the Public Sector in the Market Economies of Developing Asia »

Source: The Role of the Public Sector in the Market Economies of Developing Asia : General Lessons for the Current Debt Strategy

Volume/Issue: 1988/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1988

ISBN: 9781451928266

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, public spending, foreign debt, tax revenue

This paper pursues several objectives. First, it presents a sketch of a positive (or real-world) theory of public sector intervention. Second, it analyzes in some detail the activity of the public sector in nine ma...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2013, Asia and Pacific
			: Shifting Risks, New Foundations for Growth

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2013, Asia and Pacific : Shifting Risks, New Foundations for Growth »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484360835.086

ISBN: 9781484360835

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Business cycles, Market economies, Human capital, Capital accumulation, Financial crises, Economies, capital inflows, domestic demand, capital flow

Growth in the Asia-Pacific region shows signs of improving as extreme risks emanating from advanced economies have receded and domestic demand remains resilient, supported by relatively easy financial conditions an...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2020, Middle East and Central Asia

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2020, Middle East and Central Asia »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513536811.086

ISBN: 9781513536811

Keywords: Regional Economic Outlook, Middle East and Central Asia, Economic growth, Oil prices, Market economies, Regional economics, Fiscal policy, Financial crisis, Oil crisis, Crisis management strategies

Countries of the Middle East and Central Asia region have been hit by two large and reinforcing shocks, resulting in significantly weaker growth projections in 2020. In addition to the devastating toll on human hea...

Transfers, Social Safety Nets, and Economic Growth

Transfers, Social Safety Nets, and Economic Growth »

Source: Transfers, Social Safety Nets, and Economic Growth

Volume/Issue: 1996/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1996

ISBN: 9781451845921

Keywords: Social Safety Nets, Public Welfare, Economic Growth, Transfers, Productive Public Spending, criminal behavior, amount of crime, social security

This paper analyses the role of social safety nets in the form of redistributional transfers and wage subsidies. It is argued that public welfare programs can be viewed as a crime-preventing or disruption-preventin...

The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia

The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia : Is the Current Crisis Different?

Volume/Issue: 2010/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982121

Keywords: government spending, public debt, fiscal policy response, General Outlook and Conditions, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

The countries of the Middle East and North Africa, and the Caucasus and Central Asia have the highest output volatility in the world. Fiscal policy is a powerful tool that can help dampen the business cycles. This...

CHAPTER 1 The Challenge of Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

CHAPTER 1 The Challenge of Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Source: Excerpt: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2012

ISBN: SCHPEAEX

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal sustainability, Health indicators, Health care spending, Health care, Public health, Communicable diseases, emerging markets, advanced economies, fiscal policy

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the three fundamental objectives of a Health care system are improving the Health of...

PART I Trends and Outlook for Public Health Spending

PART I Trends and Outlook for Public Health Spending »

Source: Excerpt: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2012

ISBN: SCHPEAEX

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal sustainability, Health indicators, Health care spending, Health care, Public health, Communicable diseases, emerging markets, advanced economies, fiscal policy

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1. Managing Shifting Risks

1. Managing Shifting Risks »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2013, Asia and Pacific : Shifting Risks, New Foundations for Growth

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2013

ISBN: 9781484360835

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Business cycles, Market economies, Human capital, Capital accumulation, Financial crises, Economies, capital inflows, domestic demand, capital flow

Signs of Pickup amid Receding Tail Risks The global economy entered 2013 with receding tail risks as the U.S. fiscal cliff and an escalation of the euro area crisis had been averted....