public sector

(redirected from government sector)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.

public sector

or

government sector

that part of the economy concerned with the transactions of the government. Government receives income from TAXATION and other receipts and influences the workings of the economy through its own spending and investment decisions ( GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE) and through its control (via MONETARY POLICY and FISCAL POLICY) of the spending and investment decisions of other sectors of the economy. The public sector together with the PERSONAL SECTOR, FINANCIAL SECTOR, CORPORATE SECTOR and FOREIGN SECTOR make up the national economy. See CIRCULAR FLOW OF NATIONAL INCOME MODEL.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005

public sector

That portion of the economy consisting of the government and corporations owned by the government. Contrast with private sector.

The Complete Real Estate Encyclopedia by Denise L. Evans, JD & O. William Evans, JD. Copyright © 2007 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Scheduled Banks Credit to Government Sector (Net)###4,289,329###3,848,841###4,269,117###5,501,995
The business sector decreased by Dh4.1 billion (16.8 per cent) and the individual sector by Dh61.0 million (33.7 per cent), while the value of the government sector increased by 156.3 per cent during the same period.
Lately mostly Emiratis wished to work for government sectors, but such reforms will equalise benefits for all.
And the monopoly environment of the government sector amplifies these differences compared to the competitive environment of the private sector.
The Senate panel's meeting was chaired by Senator Fida Mohammad was apprised government sector receivables were recorded at Rs146 billion earlier this month against Rs156 billion in 2015.
The first of the problems associated with analyses which are dedicated to the general government sector is the question of whether the public sector or in particular the general government sector (which is not managed in its activity by the criteria of profitability, but the satisfaction of collective needs of the community through the provision of generally accessible services (cf.
As a result, the balance sheets for the government sector, the BOJ and the private bank look as follows:
"The Iraqi-Vietnamese company is a government sector, 55 percent of which is for Iraq, and the same is for the shipping company, which is also a government sector, 45 percent of its imports go to the state," said General Manager of Maritime Transport Abdul Karim Kanhal in a statement to the ministry.
The number of employees in the government sector amounted to 5 million in 2016/2017, down from 5.8 million in 2015/2016, a decline of 13%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS).
Published by the International Monetary Fund, this yearbook provides tables listing data on revenue, expenses, transactions in assets and liabilities, and stock positions in assets and liabilities of the general government sector and its subsectors, as reported by various countries.
George Herriage has been named president of Allegiance Government Relocation, a provider of mobility solutions to the government sector and wholly owned affiliate of Weichert Workforce Mobility.
The conference will discuss the excellence in government sector at the level of the GCC countries, besides presenting international models on improving the quality of the government sector.

Full browser ?