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Source: France : Lessons from Past Fiscal Consolidation Plans

Volume/Issue: 2011/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Edouard Martin , Irina Yakadina , and Irina Tytell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455233151

Keywords: government deficit, public finances, budget law, fiscal deficit, And Revenue, national Government Expenditures And Related Policies, national Budget, Deficit, And Debt,

This paper analyzes past fiscal consolidation plans and their outcomes in France. It covers the early attempts at fiscal consolidation in the 1970s and the 1980s (Plan Barre and Virage de la Rigueur), the first epi...

Second-Generation Fiscal Rules: Balancing Simplicity, Flexibility, and Enforceability

Second-Generation Fiscal Rules: Balancing Simplicity, Flexibility, and Enforceability »

Source: Second-Generation Fiscal Rules : Balancing Simplicity, Flexibility, and Enforceability

Volume/Issue: 2018/4

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Luc Eyraud , Xavier Debrun , Andrew Hodge , Victor Lledo , and Catherine Pattillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484350683

Keywords: Debt, Fiscal policy, Fiscal rules, deficit bias, fiscal governance, Structure and Scope of Government, Deficit

Fiscal rule frameworks have evolved significantly in response to the global financial crisis. Many countries have reformed their fiscal rules or introduced new ones with a view to enhancing the credibility of fisca...

Second-Generation Fiscal Rules: Balancing Simplicity, Flexibility, and Enforceability - Technical Background Papers

Second-Generation Fiscal Rules: Balancing Simplicity, Flexibility, and Enforceability - Technical Background Papers »

Source: Second-Generation Fiscal Rules : Balancing Simplicity, Flexibility, and Enforceability

Volume/Issue: 2018/4

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Luc Eyraud , Xavier Debrun , Andrew Hodge , Victor Lledo , and Catherine Pattillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484350683

Keywords: Debt, Fiscal policy, Fiscal rules, deficit bias, fiscal governance, Structure and Scope of Government, Deficit

Fiscal rule frameworks have evolved significantly in response to the global financial crisis. Many countries have reformed their fiscal rules or introduced new ones with a view to enhancing the credibility of fisca...

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability »

Source: Assessing Fiscal Sustainability : A Cross-Country Comparison

Volume/Issue: 2003/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enzo Croce , and V. Juan-Ramon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451856569

Keywords: convergence, fiscal rule, public debt, debt ratio, fiscal stance, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt,

To monitor fiscal sustainability, this paper proposes a recursive algorithm derived from the law of motion of the debt-to-GDP ratio, subject to a government reaction function that links convergence to the targeted...

Fiscal Policy in Oil Producing Countries During the Recent Oil Price Cycle

Fiscal Policy in Oil Producing Countries During the Recent Oil Price Cycle »

Source: Fiscal Policy in Oil Producing Countries During the Recent Oil Price Cycle

Volume/Issue: 2010/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451962536

Keywords: fiscal impulses, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General, National Deficit Surplus,

This paper presents a detailed analysis of the average fiscal policy responses of oil producing countries (OPCs) to the recent oil price cycle. We find that OPCs worsened their non-oil primary balances substantiall...

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability in Theory and Practice1

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability in Theory and Practice1 »

Source: Assessing Fiscal Sustainability in Theory and Practice

Volume/Issue: 2000/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nigel Chalk , and Richard Hemming

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2000

ISBN: 9781451850352

Keywords: Government deficits and debt, present value budget constraint, sustainability indicators, fiscal sustainability, debt ratio, budget constraint, primary deficit

The main purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of approaches to assessing fiscal sustainability. It summarizes the general analytical background, focusing on the present value budget constraint, which is...

Fiscal Sustainability in Heavily Indebted Countries Dependenton Nonrenewable Resources

Fiscal Sustainability in Heavily Indebted Countries Dependenton Nonrenewable Resources »

Source: Fiscal Sustainability in Heavily Indebted Countries Dependenton Nonrenewable Resources : The Case of Gabon

Volume/Issue: 2004/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joseph Ntamatungiro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2004

ISBN: 9781451844948

Keywords: savings fund, intergenerational equity, public debt, debt reduction, government revenue, Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement, National Deficit Surplus

This paper proposes a framework for assessing fiscal sustainability in heavily indebted countries dependent on exhaustible resources, with reference to Gabon. It finds that fiscal sustainability could be achieved b...

Stock-Flow Adjustments, Government’s Integrated Balance Sheet and Fiscal Transparency1

Stock-Flow Adjustments, Government’s Integrated Balance Sheet and Fiscal Transparency1 »

Source: Stock-Flow Adjustments, Government's Integrated Balance Sheet and Fiscal Transparency

Volume/Issue: 2013/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mike Seiferling

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475537642

Keywords: stock flow adjustments, debt, liabilities, deficits, government finance, Positive Analysis of Policy-Making and Implementation, General,

This paper re-examines the stock-flow discrepancies of government debt and deficits and correlation with fiscal transparency. Applying the fully integrated relationship between financial stocks and flows allows for...

Some Algebra of Fiscal Transparency

Some Algebra of Fiscal Transparency »

Source: Some Algebra of Fiscal Transparency : How Accounting Devices Work and How to Reveal Them

Volume/Issue: 2012/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Timothy Irwin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510577

Keywords: accounting devices, accrual accounting, cash accounting, government finance, full accrual accounting, government finance statistics, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

Accounting devices that artificially reduce the measured fiscal deficit can be analyzed as transactions involving unrecognized assets and liabilities. Different accounting systems recognize different sets of assets...

A New Action-Based Dataset of Fiscal Consolidation

A New Action-Based Dataset of Fiscal Consolidation »

Source: A New Action-Based Dataset of Fiscal Consolidation

Volume/Issue: 2011/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrea Pescatori , Daniel Leigh , Jaime Guajardo , and Pete Devries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455264407

Keywords: government expenditure, spending cuts, budgetary impact, deficit reduction, budget deficit, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, And Finance, General

This paper presents a new dataset of fiscal consolidation for 17 OECD economies during 1978-2009. We focus on discretionary changes in taxes and government spending primarily motivated by a desire to reduce the bud...