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Budget deficits
Book Chapter
Excess Credit and the South Korean Crisis

From the book: Domestic Resource Mobilization and Financial Development

Budget deficits Credit Financial crisis
Working Paper
Excess Credit and the South Korean Crisis

We provide a novel empirical analysis of the South Korean credit market that reveals large volumes of excess credit since the late 1970s, indicating that a sizeable proportion of total credit was being used to refinance unprofitable projects...

Budget deficits Credit Financial crisis
Book Chapter
The Macroeconomics of Fiscal Policy in Developing Countries

From the book: Fiscal Policy for Development

Budget deficits Public debt Public expenditures
Working Paper
HIPC Relief: Too Late, Too Little?: Perspectives from a New Qualifier, Tanzania

In 1970 the external debt of Tanzania, a least developed country, was 16.8 per cent of GDP and 58.6 per cent of exports. The ratio of per capita debt to per capita income was 14.4 per cent...

Budget deficits Public debt Government spending policy
Working Paper
The Impact of External Debt on Economic Growth in Kenya: An Empirical Assessment

A group of low-income countries classified as HIPCs have continued to experience difficulties in managing and servicing their huge stocks of external debt. Most of these countries including Kenya are in Sub-Saharan Africa...

Budget deficits Public debt Econometric models (Economic development)
Working Paper
Macroeconomics of Fiscal Policy in Developing Countries

This paper considers some aspects of the effects of fiscal policy on macroeconomic adjustment in developing countries. First, the paper reviews the notion of the fiscal deficit in the particular context of developing countries...

Budget deficits Public debt Public expenditures
Working Paper
Decentralized Socialism and Macroeconomic Stability: Lessons from China

Using a survey of 300 state-owned enterprises (SOEs), we argue that the acceleration of inflation in China after 1984 was caused by the decentralization reforms in the state sector...

Budget deficits Economic growth Government business enterprises
Working Paper
The Emergence and Stabilization of Extreme Inflationary Pressures in the Soviet Union

Budget deficits Public finance Inflation
Working Paper
The World Economic and Financial Crisis

Budget deficits Economic development Economic integration
Working Paper
Country Study 17: Tanzania

Tanzania has not yet successfully had an IMF standby arrangement that ran its course, although several programmes have been implemented at various points in time...

Budget deficits Economic growth Financial crisis
Working Paper
Country Study 9: Egypt

Since joining the International Monetary Fund in 1945 as an original founding member, Egypt has signed four stabilization agreements with the Fund...

Budget deficits Public debt Economic development
Working Paper
Country Study 3: Nicaragua

Although the economy expanded very rapidly in the 1960s and 1970s, with the manufacturing sector growing three-fold, the great majority of the people were excluded not only from the fruits of this economic progress but also from any participation in ...

Budget deficits Economic development Economic policy
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