Fiscal policy and development strategy in southern Asia.

by Gustav F. Papanek

Publisher: DevelopmentResearch Department, World Bank in [Washington, DC]

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Fiscal policy and development strategy in Southern Asia (English) Abstract. The role of fiscal policy is studied in the context of two distinct development strategies in five countries (Indonesia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) over a period of 30 : Gustav F.

Papanek. FISCAL POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY ~N SOUTHERN ASIA Abstract The role of fiscal policy is studied in the context of two distinct development strategies in five countries (Indonesia, Bangladesh, India~ Pakistan, and Sri Lanka) over a period of 30 yearso Two distinct economic policy packages dominated this period.

Fiscal Policy and Development: Human, Social, and Physical Investment for the Raising more domestic revenue is an essential component of this strategy. Increasing the tax-to- In eastern and southern Asia, China and India have led a substantial reduction in poverty.

In contrast, in sub-Saharan Africa progress has been Cited by: 1. This paper analyzes whether fiscal policy in South Asia amplifies or smooths business cycle fluctuations. The paper estimates several econometric models to explore the cyclicality of government spending and tax buoyancy.

The findings show that Fiscal policy and development strategy in southern Asia. book policy. expenditure multiplier imply that fiscal policy in South Asia amplifies boom-and-bust cycles. This paper is a product of the Office of the Chief Economist, South Asia Region.

It is part of a larger effort by the World Bank to provide open access to its research and make a contribution to development policy discussions around the world. In developing Asia, fiscal policy can influence both short- and long-term growth.

Governments must pay attention to the mix of both their revenues and expenditures in order to maximize the contribution of fiscal policy. Fiscal Scenario of South Asian Countries: Implications for Economic Growth and Poverty Alleviation Naeem Akram Centre for Poverty Reduction and Social Policy Development, Islamabad.

Developing countries in Asia have expanded their social protection programs. One of the key challenges is creating sustainable financing—considered the bedrock for success of the social protection agendas of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Agenda and Strategy of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

South Africa’s development objectives, expressed in the National Development Plan, rely on achieving higher economic growth and using public resources effectively. If low growth were to persist, however, government would have to adjust its spending plans, and determine which policies to implement, downsize or delay.

Securing fiscal sustainability. Keywords: The U.S., South Asia, foreign policy, interests, India, Pakistan, China. Introduction The term "South Asia" is now used for what, in colonial days was commonly recognized as the "Indian Sub-Continent" - a varied blend of British India and a range of kingdoms with varying degree of subservience to the colonial powers 1.

As per. Fiscal Policy for Development and Budgetary Implications: Experience in Other Parts of Asia” By Dr. Ashfaque H. Khan Principal NUST Business School National University of Sciences & Technology, Islamabad. At: High-Level Policy Dialogue: Macroeconomic Policies for Sustainable and Resilient Growth in North and Central Asia, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Following the financial crisis in Asia ofmuch attention has been devoted to its causes and solutions. One possible solution to the recession and stagnation which followed the crisis is for governments to pursue expansionary fiscal policies. This approach is now being tried in the Asian ‘tiger’ economies of South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand [ ].

This book and several other books, articles, and chapters by international and Bangladeshi scholars in recent times have shown this. Past literature on the economic and socio-political development of Bangladesh that found international recognition were focused much more on the conditions and challenges of a least developed country of southern Asia.

Downloadable. The objective of this study is to examine relationship between fiscal policy and macroeconomic stability in South Asian countries. The study also aimed to find the channels through which fiscal policy leads to macroeconomic stability i.e.

automatic stabilizers, discretionary fiscal policy and cyclical fiscal policy. For attaining these objectives the study used data from to. The book looks at decentralization policy, growth pole approach, and resource frontier development, as well as regional structure and uneven economic development in Southeast Asia; policy responses toward regional development in Southeast Asia; and growth pole approach in Southeast Asia.

Fiscal policy can foster growth and human development through a number of different channels. These include the macroeconomic (for example, through the influence of the budget deficit on growth) as well as the microeconomic (through its influence on the efficiency of resource use).

But how precisely do these channels work in developing countries. The Journal of South Asian Development, a refereed publication, publishes articles, reviews and scholarly comment relating to all facets of development in South Asia. It includes theoretical and conceptual articles as well as more empirical studies covering both historical and contemporary issues/events.

infrastructure development to guiding the private sector toward greater productive investment, the role of public policy in South Asia seems to be important. After a look at output growth and fiscal trends in the region, this research proceeds to review the literature on the effect of fiscal.

This paper analyzes whether fiscal policy in South Asia amplifies or smooths business cycle fluctuations. The paper estimates several econometric models to explore the cyclicality of government spending and tax buoyancy.

The Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals is a visual guide to the trends, challenges and measurement issues. Agricultural Development in Pakistan: Changes in Agricultural Policies over plan periods, Major Monetary and Fiscal measures to promote Agricultural development, Green Revolution Strategy and its implications for growth and redistribution, Land Reforms and changes in the Tenure System —, Cooperative Farming, Rural Development.

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Islamabad: Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gustav Fritz Papanek; Syed Nawab Haider Naqvi.

The Four Asian Tigers (also known as the Four Asian Dragons or Four Little Dragons in Chinese and Korean) are the economies of South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong n the early s and s, they underwent rapid industrialization and maintained exceptionally high growth rates of more than 7 percent a year.

By the early 21st century, these economies had developed into high. Defence expenditure was high pre and immediately after the first democratic election, but declined in the later years of the democratic South Africa. In general, the policy of fiscal prudence after resulted in a substantial decline in debt service cost, whilst the real growth rate of.

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The economy of Pakistan is the 23rd largest in the world in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP), and 42nd largest in terms of nominal gross domestic product.

Pakistan has a population of over million (the world's 5th-largest), giving it a nominal GDP per capita of $1, inwhich ranks th in the world and giving it a PPP GDP per capita of 5, inwhich ranks nd in the. New book offers principles and ideas on how to become a good dad.

PORT RICHEY, Fla., Dec. 18, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- “The only way I succeeded in being a good parent was by wanting to be the. China will step up fiscal policy support for a strategy to make its economy mainly rely on domestic demand, supply chains and innovation, Finance Minister Liu Kun said.

In the South Asia region, we are building a network of partnerships -- based on national interests and shared values -- to promote human dignity and the spread of development, freedom, and democracy.

Meeting these goals in South Asia is not incidental to U.S. foreign policy -- it is essential for the free and prosperous world we all hope to see. On The India Project at Brookings hosted a panel discussion exploring the past and present U.S.

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