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

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

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Who’s Going Green and Why? Trends and Determinants of Green Investment

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

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

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

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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Foreign Aid and Revenue Response Does the Composition of Aid Matter?

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

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

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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The Efficiency of Education Expenditure in Portugal

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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Issues in Domestic Petroleum Pricing in Oil-Producing Countries

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

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

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

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)
Downloads 235 (166,321)
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Fiscal policy, growth, armed conflict, terrorism

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Income Distribution and Social Expenditure in Brazil

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Benedict Clements
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department
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Real and Distributive Effects of Petroleum Price Liberalization: The Case of Indonesia

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

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Public Education Expenditure and Other Determinants of Private Investment in the Caribbean

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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Monetary Policy Under Emu Differences in the Transmission Mechanism?

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

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The Cyclical and Long-Term Behavior of Government Expenditures in Developing Countries

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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Currency Substitution: The Recent Experience of Bolivia

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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Foreign Aid and Consumption Smoothing: Evidence from Global Food Aid

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

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

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Feb 2006
Hamid R. Davoodi, Benedict Clements, Jerald Schiff and Peter Debaere
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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Monetary and Fiscal Policy Options for Dealing with External Shocks: Insights from the GIMF for Colombia

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Mar 2009
Benedict Clements, Enrique Flores, Daniel Leigh and Daniel Leigh
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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External Shocks, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy

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Front-Loaded or Back-Loaded Fiscal Adjustments: What Works in Emerging Market Economies?

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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What Sustains Fiscal Consolidations in Emerging Market Countries?

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

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Worldwide Military Spending, 1990-95

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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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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Is Military Spending Converging Across Countries? An Examination of Trends and Key Determinants

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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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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Do Interest Rate Controls Work? Evidence from Kenya

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

Do Interest Rate Controls Work? Evidence from Kenya

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 910-926, 2020
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Oct 2020
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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Africa, deposit floor, interest rate caps, Kenya, monetary policy