Portugal Selected Issues

This Selected Issues paper examines the education system and public investment in Portugal. Both areas are generally considered as critical for Portugal's prospects for sustaining or accelerating the drive toward real income convergence. Moreover, both areas absorb a substantial share of public...

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Corporate Author: International Monetary Fund
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. International Monetary Fund 1999, 1999
Series:IMF Staff Country Reports; Country Report
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Collection: International Monetary Fund - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This Selected Issues paper examines the education system and public investment in Portugal. Both areas are generally considered as critical for Portugal's prospects for sustaining or accelerating the drive toward real income convergence. Moreover, both areas absorb a substantial share of public resources and thus have important implications for fiscal balances, which are, under European Monetary Union, constrained by the Stability and Growth Pact. The paper assesses the performance of the Portuguese education system and delineates a possible agenda for reform. It also attempts to shed light on the role of public investment in Portugal
Physical Description:101 p.
ISBN:9781451832129
1451832125