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The Russian Flat Tax Reform

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Source: The Russian Flat Tax Reform

Volume/Issue: 2005/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Keen , Alexander Klemm , and Anna Ivanova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451860351

Keywords: Tax reform, flat tax, tax payments, tax rates, social taxes, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Household,

Russia dramatically reduced its higher rates of personal income tax (PIT) in 2001 establishing a single marginal rate at the low level of 13 percent. In the following year, real revenue from the PIT actually increa...

The Russian Flat Tax Reform

The Russian Flat Tax Reform »

Volume/Issue: 2005/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Keen , Alexander Klemm , and Anna Ivanova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860351.001

ISBN: 9781451860351

Keywords: Tax reform, flat tax, tax payments, tax rates, social taxes, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Household,

Russia dramatically reduced its higher rates of personal income tax (PIT) in 2001 establishing a single marginal rate at the low level of 13 percent. In the following year, real revenue from the PIT actually increa...

Public Pension Reform: A Primer

Public Pension Reform: A Primer »

Source: Public Pension Reform : A Primer

Volume/Issue: 2007/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Jousten

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451865929

Keywords: household behavior, welfare programs, demographic trends, pension, social insurance, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Household, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs, Social Security and Public Pensions,

The present paper reviews key issues in pension design and pension reform encountered all across the world. The paper heavily refers to the recent U.S. Social Security reform debate in general and to the Personal R...

Intrahousehold Allocation of Resources

Intrahousehold Allocation of Resources »

Source: Intrahousehold Allocation of Resources : The Bolivian Family

Volume/Issue: 2001/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriela Inchauste

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451847772

Keywords: household bargaining, child welfare, family members, extended family, extended families, household type, Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Household,

Recognizing that intrahousehold inequalities exist, this study focuses on the distribution of resources toward children across household types. A bargaining framework is used to test whether it matters who has cont...

Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home »

Source: Home Sweet Home : Government's Role in Reaching the American Dream

Volume/Issue: 2011/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Evridiki Tsounta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462307258

Keywords: Housing finance, homeownership, tax expenditures, government guarantees, mortgage, mortgage interest, mortgages, Governmental Loans, Loan Guarantees, Credits

This paper investigates the role of government intervention in achieving the American dream of homeownership. The study analyzes the role of tax deductions in housing finance, including their impact on homeownershi...

Public Pension Reform
			: A Primer

Public Pension Reform : A Primer »

Volume/Issue: 2007/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Jousten

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451865929.001

ISBN: 9781451865929

Keywords: household behavior, welfare programs, demographic trends, pension, social insurance, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Household, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs, Social Security and Public Pensions,

The present paper reviews key issues in pension design and pension reform encountered all across the world. The paper heavily refers to the recent U.S. Social Security reform debate in general and to the Personal R...

Intrahousehold Allocation of Resources
			: The Bolivian Family

Intrahousehold Allocation of Resources : The Bolivian Family »

Volume/Issue: 2001/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriela Inchauste

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847772.001

ISBN: 9781451847772

Keywords: household bargaining, child welfare, family members, extended family, extended families, household type, Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Household,

Recognizing that intrahousehold inequalities exist, this study focuses on the distribution of resources toward children across household types. A bargaining framework is used to test whether it matters who has cont...

Home Sweet Home
			: Government's Role in Reaching the American Dream

Home Sweet Home : Government's Role in Reaching the American Dream »

Volume/Issue: 2011/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Evridiki Tsounta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462307258.001

ISBN: 9781462307258

Keywords: Housing finance, homeownership, tax expenditures, government guarantees, mortgage, mortgage interest, mortgages, Governmental Loans, Loan Guarantees, Credits

This paper investigates the role of government intervention in achieving the American dream of homeownership. The study analyzes the role of tax deductions in housing finance, including their impact on homeownershi...

Search in the Labor Market under Imperfectly Insurable Income Risk

Search in the Labor Market under Imperfectly Insurable Income Risk »

Source: Search in the Labor Market under Imperfectly Insurable Income Risk

Volume/Issue: 2009/188

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mauro Roca

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873351

Keywords: incomplete markets, heterogeneous agents, wage, unemployed, employment, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Household, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Firm, Unemployment: Models, Duration

This paper develops a general equilibrium model with unemployment and noncooperative wage determination to analyze the importance of incomplete markets when risk-averse agents are subject to idiosyncratic employmen...

Population Aging and its Macroeconomic Implications

Population Aging and its Macroeconomic Implications »

Source: Population Aging and its Macroeconomic Implications : A Framework for Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2002/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451843415

Keywords: Population Aging, saving, birth rate, birth, birth ? rate, birth rates, population growth, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Production, Employment

This paper develops a model to examine the macroeconomic implications of population aging. Using a general equilibrium framework, the analysis examines the various channels through which changes in demographics aff...