Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Florian Misch , Brian Olden , Marcos Poplawski-Ribeiro , and Lamya Kejji
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 06 November 2017
Keywords: Fiscal policy, JEL Classification Numbers: E01, E32, H68 Keywords: Nowcashing, Real-time data, Nowcasting, Nowcashing, Forecasts of Budgets, Deficits, and Debt
Traditionally, fiscal data for policy analysis are derived from official reports that, depending on the country, are published either monthly, quarterly or annually, often with significant time lags. However, innov...