Benedict Clements

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department

Division Chief

1700 19th Street, NW

Washington, DC 20431

United States

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

External Debt, Public Investment, and Growth in Low-Income Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 03/249
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Benedict Clements, Rina Bhattacharya and Toan Quoc Nguyen
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and New York University (NYU)
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External Debt Debt Service Growth Public Investment

Social Spending, Human Capital, and Growth in Developing Countries: Implications for Achieving the MDGs

IMF Working Paper No. 04/217
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Feb 2008
Emanuele Baldacci, Benedict Clements, Sanjeev Gupta and Qiang Cui
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
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Social policy, Human capital, Developing countries, Government expenditures, Economic growth, Millennium Development Goals

Social Spending, Human Capital, and Growth in Developing Countries: Implications for Achieving the Mdgs

IMF Working Paper No. 04/217
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Feb 2006
Emanuele Baldacci, Benedict Clements, Sanjeev Gupta and Qiang Cui
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
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Economic Growth, Human Capital, Social Spending, MDGs

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Government Subsidies: Concepts, International Trends, and Reform Options

IMF Working Paper No. 95/91
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Benedict Clements, Réjane Hugounenq and Gerd Schwartz
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
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Who’s Going Green and Why? Trends and Determinants of Green Investment

IMF Working Paper No. 11/296
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Dec 2011
Luc Eyraud, Abdoul Aziz Wane, Changchang Zhang and Benedict Clements
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department
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Foreign Aid and Revenue Response Does the Composition of Aid Matter?

IMF Working Paper No. 03/176
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Feb 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, Harvard University and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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foreign aid loans grants revenue

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Public Expenditure in Latin America: Trends and Key Policy Issues

IMF Working Paper No. 07/21
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Benedict Clements, Christopher Faircloth and Marijn Verhoeven
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
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Are Capital Controls Effective in the 21st Century? The Recent Experience of Colombia

IMF Working Paper No. 09/30
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Benedict Clements and Herman Kamil
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Capital controls, Colombia, Capital flows, Exchange rate appreciation, Exchange rate developments, Emerging markets, Economic models

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Issues in Domestic Petroleum Pricing in Oil-Producing Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 02/140
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank
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Oil, petroleum, subsidies, domestic prices, excises, fiscal policy, incidence

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The Efficiency of Education Expenditure in Portugal

IMF Working Paper No. 99/179
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 14 Feb 2006
Benedict Clements
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department
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Fiscal Policy, Education, Free Disposable Hull Production Frontiers, Portugal

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Expenditure Composition, Fiscal Adjustment, and Growth in Low-Income Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 02/77
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department and Government of the Kingdom of Spain - Economic Bureau of the President
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Fiscal Policy Economic Growth Public Expenditure Composition Duration of Fiscal Consolidations

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Economic Determinants of Government Subsidies

IMF Working Paper No. 98/166
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
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government subsidies, government expenditures

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Fiscal Consequences of Armed Conflict and Terrorism in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 02/142
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Fiscal policy, growth, armed conflict, terrorism

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Real and Distributive Effects of Petroleum Price Liberalization: The Case of Indonesia

IMF Working Paper No. 03/204
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Feb 2006
Benedict Clements, Hong-Sang Jung and Sanjeev Gupta
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
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Public expenditure, CGE, petroleum prices, subsidies, poverty, Indonesia

14.

Income Distribution and Social Expenditure in Brazil

IMF Working Paper No. 97/120
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Benedict Clements
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department
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Public Education Expenditure and Other Determinants of Private Investment in the Caribbean

IMF Working Paper No. 94/122
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Benedict Clements and Joaquim Levy
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department and Ministry of Finance, Brazil (on leave)
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Currency Substitution: The Recent Experience of Bolivia

IMF Working Paper No. 92/65
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Benedict Clements and Gerd Schwartz
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
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The Cyclical and Long-Term Behavior of Government Expenditures in Developing Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 04/202
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Feb 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department and World Bank
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Fiscal policy, Business cycles, Wagner`s law

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Monetary Policy Under Emu Differences in the Transmission Mechanism?

IMF Working Paper No. 01/102
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Benedict Clements, Zenon G. Kontolemis and Joaquim Levy
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, European Union - European Commission and Ministry of Finance, Brazil (on leave)
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European Monetary Union Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanism

Foreign Aid and Consumption Smoothing: Evidence from Global Food Aid

IMF Working Paper No. 03/40
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Jan 2006
Sanjeev Gupta, Benedict Clements and Erwin R. Tiongson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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Food aid, foreign aid, counterpart funds, consumption smoothing

Foreign Aid and Consumption Smoothing: Evidence from Global Food Aid

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 379-390, August 2004
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 Sep 2004
Sanjeev Gupta, Benedict Clements and Erwin R. Tiongson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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Military Spending, the Peace Dividend, and Fiscal Adjustment

IMF Working Paper No. 99/87
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Feb 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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military spending, peace dividend, fiscal adjustment

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What Sustains Fiscal Consolidations in Emerging Market Countries?

IMF Working Paper No. 03/224
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Feb 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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fiscal adjustment, fiscal consolidation, survival analysis, emerging markets

22.

Worldwide Military Spending, 1990-95

IMF Working Paper No. 96/64
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Jerald Schiff and Benedict Clements
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department
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Front-Loaded or Back-Loaded Fiscal Adjustments: What Works in Emerging Market Economies?

IMF Working Paper No. 04/157
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Emanuele Baldacci, Benedict Clements and Sanjeev Gupta
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
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Fiscal adjustment, fiscal consolidations, emerging markets, political economy

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Monetary and Fiscal Policy Options for Dealing with External Shocks: Insights from the GIMF for Colombia

IMF Working Paper No. 09/59
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Mar 2009
Benedict Clements, Enrique Flores and Daniel Leigh
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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External Shocks, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy

25.

Healing Health Care Finances

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 Apr 2011
Benedict Clements, David P. Coady, Baoping Shang and Justin Tyson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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The Phasing of Fiscal Adjustments: What Works in Emerging Market Economies?

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 612-631, November 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Oct 2006
National Institute of Statistics (Istat), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department and Government of the Kingdom of Spain - Economic Bureau of the President
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Is Military Spending Converging Across Countries? An Examination of Trends and Key Determinants

IMF Working Paper No. 19/196
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
Benedict Clements, Sanjeev Gupta and Saida Khamidova
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, Center for Global Development and Independent
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Military expenditures, Age-related spending, Capital expenditure, Education spending, Government expenditures, Military spending, social spending, convergence., WP, military spend, military expenditure, develop economy, percentage of GDP, SIPRI

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Do Interest Rate Controls Work? Evidence from Kenya

IMF Working Paper No. 19/119
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Jun 2019
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department
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Bank rates, Interest rates on loans, Mortgages, Interest rate ceilings, Bank credit, Lending rate cap, deposit rate floor, monetary policy, lend rate, small bank, SMEs, intermediation, CBK