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Author Ahmad, Ehtisham, author

Title On improving public expenditure policies for the poor : major informational requirements / prepared by S. Ehtisham Ahmad and Nigel Chalk
Published [Washington, D.C.] : International Monetary Fund, [1993]
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Description 1 online resource (iii, 25 pages)
Series IMF working paper ; WP/93/43
IMF working paper ; WP/93/43
Summary Annotation An improvement in the quality of public expenditures is needed in many countries, given binding macroeconomic and fiscal constraints, and poverty reduction and distributional objectives. This process involves a reassessment of methodology used for this purpose by countries and international agencies, and the data needed for improved decision making. This paper reviews methods that might be used by international agencies, such as the Fund and the Bank, jointly with a survey of data currently available, required improvements in the data currently available, and required improvements in the information base. the scope for improvements in governments expenditure policy making is also considered
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 24-25)
Notes Print version record
Subject Government spending policy -- Developing countries -- Decision making -- Statistical methods.
Public welfare -- Developing countries -- Evaluation -- Statistical methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Chalk, Nigel Andrew, author
International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Department, issuing body
ISBN 1281345369