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Fiscal Discipline and Social Spending in IMF-supported Programs

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  • Ricardo Martin

    (World Bank)

  • Alex Segura-Ubiergo

    (International Monetary Fund)

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  • Ricardo Martin & Alex Segura-Ubiergo, 2005. "Fiscal Discipline and Social Spending in IMF-supported Programs," Public Economics 0504012, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwppe:0504012
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    Keywords

    IMF-supported programs; social spending; social expenditures; health; education;
    All these keywords.

    JEL classification:

    • D6 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics
    • D7 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making
    • H - Public Economics

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