Fiscal Issues in Adjustment in Developing Countries

  • Riccardo Faini
  • Jaime de Melo

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-v
  2. Riccardo Faini, Jaime de Melo
    Pages 1-19
  3. Vito Tanzi
    Pages 21-42
  4. Peter J. Montiel
    Pages 43-59
  5. Martha de Melo
    Pages 99-120
  6. Nicholas Stern
    Pages 151-168
  7. Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Frances Stewart
    Pages 197-226
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 227-231

About this book

Introduction

The book deals with aspects of the recent fiscal crisis in developing countries. Macro aspects cover theoretical underpinning of fiscal policy, the size of the required adjustment and the link between internal and external transfers. Micro aspects cover the relation between private and public investment, the experience of tax and expenditure reforms, and the impact of fiscal adjustment on the poor.

Keywords

Developing Countries fiscal policy growth investment macroeconomics planning reforms service tax reform

Editors and affiliations

  • Riccardo Faini
    • 1
  • Jaime de Melo
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.University of BresciaItaly
  2. 2.The World BankWashington, DCUSA
  3. 3.University of GenoaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-22790-7
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1993
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-22792-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-22790-7
  • About this book