The Role of the Public Sector in the Market Economies of Developing Asia : General Lessons for the Current Debt Strategy »
Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): International Monetary Fund
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 January 1988
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...