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FY2017--Output Cost Estimates and Budget Outturn Paper

FY2017--Output Cost Estimates and Budget Outturn Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2017/035

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Office of Budget and Planning

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346436.007

ISBN: 9781498346436

Keywords: Budget estimates, Public financial management, Fiscal space, Capital expenditure, Production, outturn, country work, corporate service, capacity development, total spend

With continued efforts to maximize the use of available resources, the FY 17 outturn represents a small increase in spending within a largely flat budget envelope. Reallocations from lower priority areas and effici...

India's Experience with Fiscal Rules
			: An Evaluation and The Way Forward

India's Experience with Fiscal Rules : An Evaluation and The Way Forward »

Volume/Issue: 2009/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alejandro Simone , and Petia Topalova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873221.001

ISBN: 9781451873221

Keywords: expenditure, expenditure growth, fiscal discipline

This paper examines India's experience with fiscal rules with a view to inform the design of a possible successor fiscal framework to the FRBMA. Among several proposals to strengthen the FRBMA, a framework that foc...

Indian Subnational Finances
			: Recent Performance

Indian Subnational Finances : Recent Performance »

Volume/Issue: 2007/205

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ananthakrishnan Prasad , and Adarsh Kishore

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867695.001

ISBN: 9781451867695

Keywords: State budgets, subnational finances, expenditure, fiscal policy, fiscal deficit, expenditures, fiscal responsibility,

The fiscal performance of the States in India has been an area of concern for quite some time. The Twelfth Finance Commission (TFC) recommended a three-pronged strategy to alleviate States' fiscal distress, built a...

The Decentralization Dilemma in India

The Decentralization Dilemma in India »

Volume/Issue: 2004/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Catriona Purfield

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845143.001

ISBN: 9781451845143

Keywords: Debt, Fiscal policy, India, Intergovernmental fiscal relations, panel econometrics, decentralization, fiscal performance, government expenditure, government deficit, fiscal discipline

Already in precarious shape, the financial health of India's states took a turn for the worse in the late 1990s when state deficits and debt rose sharply. While India is among the world's most decentralized economi...

On National or Supranational Objectives
			: Improving the Effectiveness of Targeted Expenditure Programs

On National or Supranational Objectives : Improving the Effectiveness of Targeted Expenditure Programs »

Volume/Issue: 2002/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ping Zhang , Eivind Tandberg , and Ehtisham Ahmad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874761.001

ISBN: 9781451874761

Keywords: incentive schemes, intergovernmental finance, provincial government, local governments, local government, decentralization, fiscal decentralization, National Government Expenditures And Related Policies,

Central governments or the international community at large are concerned about subnational service delivery. The design of targeted expenditure programs features frequently in central efforts to redistribute infra...

The Persistence of Corruption and Slow Economic Growth

The Persistence of Corruption and Slow Economic Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2002/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874952.001

ISBN: 9781451874952

Keywords: Corruption, multiple equilibria, strategic complementarities, persistence, bribe, expenditure, government expenditure, bribes, grand corruption, Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law

There is increasing recognition that corruption has substantial, adverse effects on economic growth. But if the costs of corruption are so high, why don't countries strive to improve their institutions and root out...

Tax Smoothing in a Financially Repressed Economy
			: Evidence from India

Tax Smoothing in a Financially Repressed Economy : Evidence from India »

Volume/Issue: 1998/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Cashin , Nilss Olekalns , and Ratna Sahay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854466.001

ISBN: 9781451854466

Keywords: Fiscal policy, India, Tax smoothing, financial repression, budget surplus, government expenditure, fiscal deficits, budget constraint

India has a long history of running fiscal deficits. Two broad considerations motivate a government to run a deficit: tax smoothing and tax tilting. This paper tests a version of Barro's tax-smoothing model, using...