Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Ana Corbacho , and Hamid Davoodi
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 November 2002
Keywords: Expenditure issues, inequality, social safety nets, Central America, public spending, primary education, health care, health spending, educational attainment, Health
This paper analyzes Central America's track record on inequality, poverty, and quality of fiscal adjustment in relation to economic growth; health and education outcomes; adequacy of social safety nets; and governa...