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Assessing the welfare impacts of public spending

Dominique Van de Walle

Assessing the welfare impacts of public spending

by Dominique Van de Walle

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Published by World Bank, Policy Research Dept., Public Economics Division in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Government spending policy -- Evaluation.,
  • Cost and standard of living.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDominique van de Walle.
    SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 1670, Policy research working papers ;, 1670.
    ContributionsWorld Bank. Policy Research Dept. Public Economics Division.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 1670
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL741887M
    LC Control Number97133963

      The results confirmed that public spending in education, health care, and welfare service had a positive medium‐term as well as long‐term effect on economic performance, while cash‐type welfare spending had an obscure or no visible effect on economy.   The public sector is that part of the economy controlled by the government. Elemental services include infrastructure (e.g. roads), healthcare for the poor and aging (e.g. Medicaid/ Medicare.

      The corporate welfare side of the welfare state can have some benefits. For instance, the automobile industry bailout saved jobs and a possible worse recession. By the government investing in budding renewable energy programs, it can generate economic growth in areas with innovative solutions to head off an energy crisis. Spending is always broken into numerous categories and welfare is one of the biggest categories. Expenditure on welfare is directly extracted from government statistics[1]. There has been a great debate as to whether government spending on welfare has any relationship with the size of a country’s GDP[2].

    Second, aggregate spending should be allocated to programs within and across sectors to maximize social welfare, including the impact on the poor. Third, the role of the government versus the private sector ought to be a principal criterion governing the choice of programs for public financing and provision; public expenditures should. UPDATED: A revised chapter on Social Welfare and the Information Society (Ch. 9). Updated to cover the period from to , it examines how the administrations of Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama have influenced social welfare policy. NEW: New discussion of the effects of the drive to further reduce federal spending for.


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Economists and others are routinely called on to evaluate the distributional impacts of public spending policies. A number of analytical tools are currently available for this purpose. This paper aims to provide a critical, though selective, overview of the current state of practice in empirically assessing the welfare impacts of public by: Get this from a library.

Assessing the welfare impacts of public spending. [Dominique Van de Walle; World Bank. Policy Research Department.

Public Economics Division.]. Many policy decisions are now based on quantitative assessments of the impacts of public spending on living standards, particularly of the poor.

How reliable are such assessments. This paper surveys the methods most often found in practice. These can be classified into “benefit incidence studies” and “behavioral approaches.”Cited by: The author surveys the methods most often used to assess the welfare effects of public spending.

Limitations of current practices are studied and implications for future best practices are drawn. The methods used to assess welfare impacts broadly fall into two groups: benefit incidence studies and behavioral approaches.

Assessing the welfare impacts of public spending (Inglês) Resumo. An important objective of public spending is to raise household living standards, particularly for the poor. But how can final impacts on this objective best be assessed. Evaluating a policy's impact requires assessing Cited by:   The methods used to assess welfare impacts broadly fall into two groups: Benefit incidence studies and behavioral approaches.

Both have their strengths and weaknesses. Benefit incidence studies ignore behavioral responses and second-round effects, and simply use the cost of provision as a proxy for benefits received. The Impact of the Welfare State on the American Economy Executive Summary In recent decades many of the most important policy issues have revolved around the level and composition of federal spending.

There is broad agreement that up to a certain point government functions enhance economic well-being, while after this point the burdens of. Public expenditure is one of the important subject matters of public finance. It deals with various expenditures of an authority. Before the Keynesian revolution of s, in economics, public expenditure played very limited role in public finance because most of the economists of that time were believed in the free competition or the so called laissez-faire mechanism.

Social welfare spending and its effects on growth: Another look at the Lampman analysis by W. Lee Hansen W. Lee Hansen is Professor of Economics and of Educa- tional Policy Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Because Bob Lampman has a penchant for going back to basic questions that others think they have already resolved. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): This paper -- a product of the Public Economics Division, Policy Research Department -- is part of a larger effort in the department to analyze public spending and poverty issues.

Copies of the paper are available free from the World Bank, H Street NW, Washington, DC Assessing the Welfare Wemustdiversifyancl compare results from our Impacts of Public Spending methods of assessment. Abstract.

This paper -- a product of the Public Economics Division, Policy Research Department -- is part of a larger effort in the department to analyze public spending and poverty issues.

Copies of the paper are available. Rebalancing the books: How to make the spending review work for all of Britain. Rising demand for public services, moves to reduce the welfare bill and the geographical iniquities of previous spending reviews together mean that the spending review will need to be substantively different.

Reed, H. () The Impact of Planned Cuts to Public Spending Over the Parliament. London: Trades Union Congress. Reed, H. and Portes, J. () Cumulative Impact Assessment: A Research Report by Landman Economics and the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) for the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Research. Contrary to the popular view that the U.S. welfare system has been in a contractionary phase after the expansions of the welfare state in the s, welfare spending resumed steady growth after a pause in the s. However, while aggregate spending is.

“More public welfare spending is associated with higher private sector employment. (p.3).” However, statistics have changed from to See Chart 1 – Poverty Rate in the USA from to And the poverty rate in USA has continued to prove the negative long term impact of rising welfare spending.

Purchase Evaluating the Welfare State - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNUniversity of Liverpool’s Department of Public Health and Policy Dr. Sophie Wickham, Dr. Ben Barr, Professor David Taylor-Robinson, & Professor Dame Margaret Whitehead 1.

Summary Rising poverty, welfare reform and cuts to local government budgets in the UK have led to harmful effects on health and health inequalities for children and adults. DeepDyve is the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

At the same time, however, public consumption in the EU countries has trended up. In this paper, we provide a macroeconomic assessment of the observed change in the composition of public spending in the euro area in a medium-scale two-country dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) model.

The welfare reform legislation created the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant, replacing the old Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) cash welfare program. If you are planning an impact assessment of the spending cuts you can access guides and toolkits for impact assessments along with a range of resources.

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