Definitions of Government in IMF-Supported Programs

Author/Editor: Claudia Helene Dziobek ; Alberto F Jimenez de Lucio ; James A Chan
Publication Date: May 10, 2013
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Summary: This note addresses the following main issues: • Statistical definitions of government (Government Finance Statistics Manual 2001) • Institutional structure of government and public sector • What is a precise definition of government and why it is relevant • Potential pitfalls of lacking a precise definition of government • Definitions of government in IMF-supported programs • Applications for fiscal rules and other fiscal policy design
Series: Technical Notes and Manuals No.2013/1
Subject(s): Government finance statistics

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Publication Date: May 10, 2013
ISBN/ISSN: 9781484313206/2075-8669 Format: Paper
Stock No: TNMEA2013001 Pages: 24
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