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Public sector deficits in OECD countries

Public sector deficits in OECD countries

causes, consequences, and remedies


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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.,
  • Budget deficits.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Henry Cavanna.
    ContributionsCavanna, Henry.
    LC ClassificationsHJ2043 .P8 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 173 p. :
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2383113M
    ISBN 100312005334
    LC Control Number87011876

    Alas, data from both the OECD and the IMF prove otherwise. Since then, sovereign debt has increased in many developed economies. More alarmingly, the IMF has warned that out 59 low-income developing countries 24 are now either in a debt crisis or at high risk of falling into one. The United States and some other OECD countries adopted fiscal stimulus packages soon after the onset of the crisis. Many of these measures increased public sector employment, but also exacerbated fiscal deficits, which ultimately led to the measures’ demise.   Labour entered the current crisis with one of the largest structural budget deficits in the industrial world and a bigger debt than most OECD countries, having done less to reduce debt and - in particular - borrowing than most since Debt interest payments had fallen significantly since , but less than in most OECD by: 2.

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Public sector deficits in OECD countries Download PDF EPUB FB2

These papers state the causes and consequences of the deficits in OECD countries, and point out remedies. After an overview of the situation in OECD countries, each contributor writes about his own country: the USA, the UK, Germany, Italy and France.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Public sector deficits in OECD countries - causes, consequences and remedies, J-C. Chouraqui; the consequences of persistent large budget deficits, ; Britain's budget deficit in - its consequences, causes and policies to control it, ; public debt and.

General government deficit is defined as the balance of income and expenditure of government, including capital income and capital expenditures. "Net lending" means that government has a surplus, and is providing financial resources to other sectors, while "net borrowing" means that government has a deficit, and requires financial resources.

rows  This is a list of countries by public sector, calculated as the number of public sector. Get this from a library. Public sector deficits in OECD countries: causes, consequences, and remedies. [Henry Cavanna;]. The OECD Declaration establishes five principles, and associated actions, that governments or public organisations can use to inform or enhance innovation and its management.

Government at a Glance. Government at a Glance delivers public service performance data and comparisons, providing a vision of the state of the public sector and the. Tax Decentralization and Public Deficits in OECD Countries Article (PDF Available) in Publius The Journal of Federalism 42(4) October with 86 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Thushyanthan Baskaran.

Most of the OECD Member countries experienced a significant increase in their public sector deficits during the years following the first oil shock of The measures adopted shortly after, in Cited by: 2. However, measuring the public sector debt raises significant data and definition problems across countries and, in general, the activity of public sector enterprises is more like that of private firms than of government entities.

On balance, therefore, the use of the intermediate (general government) concept, ensuring reasonableFile Size: KB. That is, little information on the effects of decentralization on public deficits is used from countries that are widely considered to be successful federations.

This means in turn that the estimates rely to a large extent on information from countries that have little experience with by: That is, a public sector deficit occurs when a government spends more than it receives in a given period of time, usually a year.

The deficit adds to the government's debt, and, therefore, many analysts believe that public sector deficits are unsustainable over the long-term.

Downloadable (with restrictions). This article explores the effect of sub-national tax autonomy and sub-national control over shared taxes on primary deficits with panel data for 23 OECD countries over the period.

The results suggest that sub-national tax autonomy has a U-shaped effect on primary deficits. We find that the "average" country in the sample could increase the fiscal. A budget surplus or a budget deficit is used to record the difference between national government revenues and expenditures.

The results are typically presented as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). In order to indicate whether the balance is a surplus or a deficit, positive (+) numbers are shown in the cases of surpluses, while Author: Jessica Dillinger. "This important book clarifies and advances many of the central debates regarding the macroeconomic effects of public sector deficits in developing countries.

The book will be of substantial use to both policy makers and researchers."--Journal of Economic LiteratureFormat: Hardcover. of Public Sector Deficits The Case of Pakistan Nadeem U.

Haque and Peter Montiel Pakistan's fiscal deficit remains high becauseof the government's inability to mobilize new resources or to cut current expendi-tures. Yet, unlike other developing countries with high fiscal deficits, Pakistan has experienced neither hyperinflation nor debt. Importance of SOEs in investment in developing countries SOE contributions to public sector deficits Financing the SOE sector savings-investment gap a.

Net financial flows from government to SOEs b. Borrowing from the domestic banking system c. Foreign borrowing Summary and conclusions TABLES File Size: 2MB. Moreover, the employer’s identity is the criterion used by the OECD Public Management Service in its work on Public Sector Pay Trends.

As part of that activity, wage bill trends are analysed in parallel with trends in the “corresponding” employment (i.e. personnel paid directly by the public authorities).

National debt and deficit data for every OECD country Developed economies around the world are in trouble with their budget deficits. See how their national debts compare.

These are lists of countries by public debt, based on data from the CIA's World Factbook and the IMF. Net debt figure is the cumulative total of all government borrowings less repayments that are denominated in a country's home currency. 2 Public debt as % of GDP. 3 Public debt per capita.

6 External links. See also: List of countries by future. X) OECD countries: Payments made on the basis of area, animal numbers, receipts or income.

Y) Emerging Economies: Payments made on the basis of area, animal numbers, receipts or income. A) OECD: Estimate of support to agriculture. Quarterly Public Sector Debt. Public sector deficits and the burden of the public debt are once again at the centre of macroeconomic policy debate.

In Britain the rhetoric and, to a somewhat lesser extent, the reality of the Medium-Term above the average for the major seven OECD countries (%) and the average for the OECD as a whole. Bythe UK ratio, at %. Public Sector Economics for Developing Countries discusses the impact of the public sector in economic development.

This comprehensive work analyses public goods, market failure, the role of government, public choice and political business cycles, government revenues and expenditures, with special reference to developing countries.

Public Sector Deficits and Macroeconomic Stability in Developing Countries Sebastian Edwards. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in January NBER Program(s):International Finance and Macroeconomics Program.

This paper analyzes Latin America's experience with. Public Sector Deficits and Macroeconomic Stability in Developing Economies Sebastian Edwards For many developing and Eastern European countries the s and early s were years of macroeconomic upheaval.

For instance, the debt crisis that erupted in generated significant dislocations throughout Latin Amer ica, where balance of payments. The book covers all aspects of public expenditure management from the preparation of the budget to the execution, control and audit stages.

It is intended to be a practical, operational guide to help countriesFile Size: 2MB. NBER Working Paper No.

Issued in September NBER Program(s):Economic Fluctuations and Growth, Public Economics. We use a panel of 16 OECD countries over several decades to investigate the effects of government debts and deficits on long-term interest rates.

This paper examines this question in the context of developing countries. Most of the existing empirical analyses in this area assume that the relation between deficits and growth is linear.4 We show that while a linear representation tends to fit the data reasonably well for our sample of developing countries, it nonetheless masks important.

We compute public sector performance (PSP) and public sector efficiency (PSE) indicators, comprising a composite and seven sub-indicators, for 23 industrialised countries. large public sector by the end of the s.6 Our main point in this paper is that the varying economic and political institutions of the OECD economies help to account for the differences in patterns of public-sector spending and deficits, just as differing labour-market institutions help to File Size: KB.

saving throughout much of the OECD, sharply higher public sector budget deficits, and a pattern of unusually high real interest rates over the past decade. Furthermore, increased attention is.

From the early ’s to most OECD countries had deficits, but by half of them were in surplus. That year, total deficit for OECD countries was only % of total OECD GDP.

Mainly (but not exclusively) as a result of the Great Recession ofhowever, budget shortfalls were on. Sector: Government Wage Bill and EmploymentSize of the Public Introduction This note accompanies and describes an updated dataset ()2 on public sector wage bills, total expenditure, revenues and government employment.

The dataset also includes data on GDP and population and Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) exchange rates. Downloadable. The main macroeconomic questions about decentralization are whether it has led to an overall expansion of the public sector or to unsustainable fiscal deficits.

In the long term, subnational spending contributes to a larger overall government sector, but steady subnational deficits do not affect the average level of central government deficits, according to our economic analysis.

OECD's dissemination platform for all published content - books, serials and statistics. Many developed countries have cut back on their public sector workforces in recent years for austerity reasons but their share is still substantially higher than in many Asian countries.

OECD's Economic Survey of the Euro examines recent economic developments, policy and prospects. In addition it includes special chapters cover Euro Area imbalances and Euro Area governance and structural reforms and their short-term impact.

A discussion of the impact of government revenues and expenditures on economic activity, with special reference to developing countries. Michael Howard raises theoretical and empirical issues relating to the role of the public sector in economic development.5/5(1).

1 Center for American Progress | Comparing Public Spending and Priorities Across OECD Countries Introduction At the heart of progressivism is the belief that government—not big government, or small government, but effective government—has a critical role to play in ensuring the well being of its Size: KB.

tonnes per capita. Gross domestic product (GDP), US dollars/capita, Real GDP forecast, Annual growth rate (%), 34 US$ per capita. Data service is momentarily unavailable. Projected growth rate: % Household debt, % of net disposable income, General government debt, % of GDP, Household debt.

the relationship between deficits, public debt, and interest rates, there is a diversity of findings, and several of the specific issues explored in this paper have not been examined before. The main objective of this paper is to reassess the effect of fiscal deficits and.

Economic and Policy Determinants of Public Sector Deficits* by Jorge Marshall* and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel Table of Contents I. Introduction 3 I. An Accounting Framework for Public Sector Analysis 7 IL Sources and Uses of Funds of the Public Sector 7 The .The Macroeconomics of the Public Sector Deficit The Case of Morocco Riccardo Faini Growth has remained relatively high in Morocco, and inflation subdued.

Morocco has made great progress toward macroeco-nomic and fiscal stability, but the need remains for an unshaken commitment to fiscal discipline, a determined effort to reformn.The Political Economy of Fiscal Policy: Public Deficits, Volatility, and Growth Professor Dr.

Jaejoon Woo (auth.) One of the most striking macroeconomic developments during the last three decades is the rise and persistence of large fiscal deficits in a number of countries.