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Social sector spending in a panel of countries

Reza Baquir

Social sector spending in a panel of countries

by Reza Baquir

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Published by International Monetary Fund, Research Department in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human services -- Finance.,
  • Expenditures, Public.,
  • Finance, Public.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementReza Baqir.
    SeriesIMF working paper -- WP/02/35
    ContributionsInternational Monetary Fund. Research Dept.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p. :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21262377M

    Countries spend a far lower proportion of their GDP on ‘long-term care’; public spending in the OECD was an average of per cent GDP in (see Figure 3). This includes spending on health and social care support services for those with chronic conditions who require ongoing support (see Figure 3). However. Generally, 1 dollar increase in public education expenditures brings dollars increase in GDP. Similarly, in the case of developed countries, 1 dollar increase in education expenditures brings an increase of dollars in the GDP.

    Public Mandatory private Voluntary private Private (Mandatory and Voluntary) Net Public Net Total. Old age Survivors Incapacity related Health Family Active labour market programmes Unemployment Housing Other social policy areas Total. Type of Expenditure. Total Cash benefits Benefits in kind. Type of Programme. This book is an outcome of the national conference on “the Social Sector in India: Issues and Challenges” organized by the Centre of Advanced Studies in Economics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India on March 29–30, Of the thirty papers presented at the conference, thirteen are included in this volume, after peer review.

    Here we focus on the social spending component of government expenses, and show that high-income countries also have higher levels of social spending, particularly in the form of transfers. The visualization, from Bastagli et al () 2, shows stacked social expenditure figures for different country groups. Government spending can be financed by government borrowing, or taxes. Changes in government spending is a major component of fiscal policy .


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Social sector spending in a panel of countries by Reza Baquir Download PDF EPUB FB2

This paper presents evidence on the political and economic determinants of social sector spending from a panel dataset. The principal finding is that democratization in countries, as measured by within-country variation in subjective indices of democracy, is a significant predictor of government spending on education and health.

The relationship is robust to controlling for. This paper presents evidence on the political and economic determinants of social Social sector spending in a panel of countries book spending from a panel dataset. The principal finding is that democratization in countries, as measured by within-country variation in subjective indices of democracy, is a significant predictor of government spending on education and by: 7.

This paper presents evidence on the political and economic determinants of social sector spending from a panel dataset. The principal finding is that democratization in countries, as measured by within-country variation in subjective indices of democracy, is a significant predictor of government spending on education and health.

Title: Social Sector Spending in a Panel of Countries - WP/02/35 Created Date: 2/28/ PM. The study estimates the effects of public social spending on gross national income (GNI) per capita (in PPP in $), expected years of schooling and life expectancy for a sample of 68 countries.

Abstract. This paper presents evidence on the political and economic determinants of social sector spending from a panel dataset. The principal finding is that democratization in countries, as measured by within-country variation in subjective indices of democracy, is a significant predictor of government spending on education and : Reza Baqir.

Total net social spending. Total net social spending takes into account public and private social expenditure, and also includes the effect of direct taxes (income tax and social security contributions), indirect taxation of consumption on cash benefits, as well as tax breaks for social purposes.

sector plays a much more important role in the education For nearly two decades, policy spending on social sectors in developing countries raises considerable criticisms. At the macro-economic level, some accuse the government to devote fewer resources to the areas of effects panel of countries for the period of Definition of.

Social spending. Social expenditure comprises cash benefits, direct in-kind provision of goods and services, and tax breaks with social purposes.

Benefits may be targeted at low-income households, the elderly, disabled, sick, unemployed, or young persons. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Baquir, Reza. Social sector spending in a panel of countries. [Washington, D.C.]: International Monetary Fund, © In the share of States in the total social sector expenditure was about 85 per cent.

However, the share declined for most of the major heads in the course of the s and the share in the total social sector declined to 82 per Size: 1MB. This paper presents evidence on the political and economic determinants of social sector spending from a panel dataset.

the principal finding is that democratization in countries, as measured by within-country variation in subjective indices of democracy, is a significant predictor of government spending on education and health.

the relationship is robust to. Social safety nets (SSN)/Social assistance (SA) expenditure refers to total program expenditure including spending on benefits and on administrative costs.

The indicator captures both the recurrent and capital program budget and is based on administrative program records. Program level expenditure is presented as a percent of GDP of the.

Abstract. This paper presents evidence on the political and economic determinants of social sector spending from a panel dataset. The principal finding is that democratization in countries, as measured by within-country variation in subjective indices of democracy, is a significant predictor of government spending on education and by: Total social spending differs considerably among countries (Figure 1).

In particular, while in some countries (such as Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, and Sweden) social spending is systematically above the average (about 21 percent of GDP), in otherCited by: Read more about Economic Survey social sector spending continues to hover around 6% on Business Standard.

Economic Survey pointed education, skill development and health, sanitation that continue to be priority areas for Central government. Know more on Economic survey : Sahil Makkar. Social Spending, Human Capital, and Growth in Developing Countries.

Using panel data from developing countries in –, this paper explores the channels linking social spending, human capital, and growth and compares.

5 and to derive the corresponding impulse response functions from the estimated. Where y is the log of output, s is the log of total social spending (or its sub-categories), country-fixed effects and time-fixed effects. X is a vector of control variables which can affect growth in the short- term, such as the log of openness, population growth and investment as share of GDP.

Per capita Health spending Interaction income X health spending Adjusted R2 2. The following reports contain the results on the impact of public expenditure and other policy interventions on several health outcomes with.

Abstract. In the poorest developing countries that are major recipients of aid, and for which aid finances a large proportion of government expenditure, it is inevitable that aid receipts influence public social sector by: 7.

OECD Information for journalists, Public social spending has increased to 22% of GDP on average across the OECD inup from 19% in Rising spending-to-GDP ratios are due to a combination of governments increasing expenditure on social supports as unemployment and income support benefits but also because of GDP stagnating or declining in many countries.In the education sector, evidence of a positive effect of education spending is found in, inter alia, Psacharopoulos (), Psacharopoulos and Patrinos (), Gupta et al.

() and Baldacci, Guin‐Siu Maria, and De Mello ().Cited by: 2.China - Social sector expenditure review (English) Abstract. This report describes how China has made impressive gains in human resource development in the past two decades, and continuing its strides will help redress poverty, both indirectly by increasing the productivity and efficiency of its labor force and.