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World Economic Outlook, October 2012
			: Coping with High Debt and Sluggish Growth

World Economic Outlook, October 2012 : Coping with High Debt and Sluggish Growth »

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353896.081

ISBN: 9781616353896

Keywords: Budget estimates, Adjustment process, Commodity prices, Debt reduction, Euro, public debt, fiscal consolidation, current account, inflation

The October 2012 World Economic Outlook (WEO) assesses the prospects for the global recovery in light of such risks as the ongoing euro area crisis and the "fiscal cliff" facing U.S. policymakers. Reducing the risk...

Cost of Late Action - the Case of PCB

Cost of Late Action - the Case of PCB »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310789

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Estimate Environmental Costs, Information on Costs, Environmental Benefits to Society, European Community, European Commission to Introduce a System, New Legislation

The purpose of this study is to estimate environmental costs for the use of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the European Union. The result of the estimate is that these costs in the EU of 25 members, will be at...

Hungary: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes—Data Modules: An Update, April 2003

Hungary: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes—Data Modules: An Update, April 2003 »

Source: Hungary : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Data Modules: An Update, April 2003

Volume/Issue: 2003/126

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451817959

Keywords: balance of payments, national accounts, securities, annual estimates

This report presents update on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Data and Fiscal Transparency Modules for Hungary. Hungary continues to observe the Special Data Dissemination Standards' specifications for the c...

Hungary: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes—Fiscal Transparency Module: An Update

Hungary: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes—Fiscal Transparency Module: An Update »

Source: Hungary : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Data Modules: An Update, April 2003

Volume/Issue: 2003/126

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451817959

Keywords: balance of payments, national accounts, securities, annual estimates

This report presents update on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Data and Fiscal Transparency Modules for Hungary. Hungary continues to observe the Special Data Dissemination Standards' specifications for the c...

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka »

Source: Sri Lanka : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: Fiscal Transparency Module-Update

Volume/Issue: 2005/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451823554

Keywords: budget estimates, contingent liabilities, fiscal management, quasi-fiscal activities

This report on Sri Lanka's Observance of Standards and Codes highlights the fiscal transparency module. The 2003 Fiscal Management Act has improved the transparency of government fiscal policy. There has been littl...

Barbados

Barbados »

Source: Barbados : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes: Fiscal Transparency Module

Volume/Issue: 2007/338

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451806083

Keywords: budget estimates, fiscal activities, budget process, extrabudgetary funds

This Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes assesses Fiscal Transparency for Barbados. The report reveals that Barbados has a number of good practices on fiscal transparency including a legal requirement t...

Spillovers From the Rest of the World Into Sub-Saharan African Countries1

Spillovers From the Rest of the World Into Sub-Saharan African Countries1 »

Source: Spillovers From the Rest of the World Into Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2009/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451873023

Keywords: Growth spillovers, financial linkages, panel estimate, world growth, gdp growth,

This paper investigates the impact of a global slowdown on individual African countries using a series of dynamic panel regressions for countries in the region, relating real growth in domestic output to world grow...

Data Consistency in IMF Publications

Data Consistency in IMF Publications »

Source: Data Consistency in IMF Publications : Country Staff Reports Versus International Financial Statistics

Volume/Issue: 2005/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Cady , and Anthony Pellechio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860658

Keywords: International Financial Statistics, statistics, current account, balance of payments, public debt, current account balance, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data, International Finance: General

Data published in IMF country staff reports and International Financial Statistics (IFS) may differ for identical variables and, at times, users may be unaware of the reasons for these differences and lack the info...

Valuation of Unlisted Direct Investment Equity

Valuation of Unlisted Direct Investment Equity »

Source: Valuation of Unlisted Direct Investment Equity

Volume/Issue: 2009/242

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomas Elkjaer , Jannick Damgaard , and Emmanuel Kumah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2009

ISBN: 9781451873894

Keywords: Valuation methods, FDI, macroeconomic statistical methodology, estimation techniques, direct investment, independent variables, investors, statistics, central tendency, Methodology for Collecting

This paper analyzes the seven valuation methods for unlisted direct investment equity included in the recently adopted IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, Sixth Edition (BPM6). Bas...

Measuring Fiscal Decentralization

Measuring Fiscal Decentralization »

Source: Measuring Fiscal Decentralization : Exploring the IMF's Databases

Volume/Issue: 2011/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455263431

Keywords: Fiscal federalism, fiscal centralization, government finance, compensation of employees, fiscal decentralization, local governments, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data, Structure

Conventional wisdom postulates that there are benefits from decentralizing government finances but there is little empirical evidence about actual country practices. This paper presents data on fiscal decentralizat...