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Fiscal Transparency in EU Accession Countries

Fiscal Transparency in EU Accession Countries »

Source: Fiscal Transparency in EU Accession Countries : Progress and Future Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2003/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): William Allan , and Taryn Parry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451857955

Keywords: EU Accession, budget activities, fiscal policy, annual budget, fiscal management, Public Economics: General,

This paper discusses the findings of fiscal transparency reports on standards and codes (ROSCs) for most EU accession candidate countries. Emphasis is given to the need to establish effective and accountable medium...

Promoting Fiscal Transparency the Complementary Roles of the Imf, Financial Markets and Civil Society

Promoting Fiscal Transparency the Complementary Roles of the Imf, Financial Markets and Civil Society »

Source: Promoting Fiscal Transparency the Complementary Roles of the Imf, Financial Markets and Civil Society

Volume/Issue: 2003/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Murray Petrie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2003

ISBN: 9781451860139

Keywords: budget transparency, fiscal data, fiscal transparency assessments, budget activities, Public Economics: General,

This paper explores initiatives to date by the IMF, financial markets, and civil society organizations to assess and utilize information on fiscal transparency. The results of surveys and interviews of rating agenc...

Central American Tax Reform

Central American Tax Reform »

Source: Central American Tax Reform : Trends and Possibilities

Volume/Issue: 2002/227

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Janet Stotsky , and Asegedech WoldeMariam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875423

Keywords: Tax Reform, tax rates, taxation, tax revenue, tax system, tax structure, Public Economics: General, Subsidies, and Revenue: General,

Central American tax systems are modern in their orientation, though there remains scope for beneficial reform. Value-added taxes are the mainstay of collections, but their performance varies. Income and property t...

Some Simulation Properties of the Major Euro Area Economies in Multimod

Some Simulation Properties of the Major Euro Area Economies in Multimod »

Source: Some Simulation Properties of the Major Euro Area Economies in Multimod

Volume/Issue: 2003/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Douglas Laxton , and Benjamin Hunt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451845044

Keywords: Macroeconomic models, simulation properties, inflation, monetary policy, aggregate demand, nominal interest rate, monetary authority, Model Evaluation and Selection, General Aggregative Models: Forecasting and Simulation, Public Economics: General,

This paper was prepared as part of a euro area macroeconomic model comparisons project. Four standard macroeconomic experiments are considered to illustrate the differences in dynamic adjustment properties of two v...

Capital Account Liberalization and Corporate Taxes

Capital Account Liberalization and Corporate Taxes »

Source: Capital Account Liberalization and Corporate Taxes

Volume/Issue: 2003/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ben Lockwood , Michael Devereux , and Michela Redoano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451859133

Keywords: tax rate, corporate tax, corporate taxes, corporate tax rate, Public Economics: General, Business Taxes and Subsidies including sales and value-added (VAT),

This paper studies whether exchange controls, particularly on the capital account, affect the choice of corporate tax rates, using a panel of 21 OECD countries over the period 1983-99. It builds on existing literat...

Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities of Mauritius During a Decade of Shocks

Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities of Mauritius During a Decade of Shocks »

Source: Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities of Mauritius During a Decade of Shocks

Volume/Issue: 2010/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Imam , and Rainer Koehler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455201310

Keywords: Balance Sheet Analysis, shocks, crisis, domestic currency, central bank, currency mismatch, financial sector, financial derivatives, Financial Economics: General, Public Economics: General,

After reviewing the economic reform strategy of Mauritius for the past 10 years in the face of several external shocks, we apply a balance sheet analysis (BSA) focusing on currency, maturity, and intersectoral mism...

Fiscal Transparency in EU Accession Countries
			: Progress and Future Challenges

Fiscal Transparency in EU Accession Countries : Progress and Future Challenges »

Volume/Issue: 2003/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): William Allan , and Taryn Parry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857955.001

ISBN: 9781451857955

Keywords: EU Accession, budget activities, fiscal policy, annual budget, fiscal management, Public Economics: General,

This paper discusses the findings of fiscal transparency reports on standards and codes (ROSCs) for most EU accession candidate countries. Emphasis is given to the need to establish effective and accountable medium...

Promoting Fiscal Transparency the Complementary Roles of the Imf, Financial Markets and Civil Society

Promoting Fiscal Transparency the Complementary Roles of the Imf, Financial Markets and Civil Society »

Volume/Issue: 2003/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Murray Petrie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860139.001

ISBN: 9781451860139

Keywords: budget transparency, fiscal data, fiscal transparency assessments, budget activities, Public Economics: General,

This paper explores initiatives to date by the IMF, financial markets, and civil society organizations to assess and utilize information on fiscal transparency. The results of surveys and interviews of rating agenc...

Social Sector Reform in Transition Countries

Social Sector Reform in Transition Countries »

Source: Social Sector Reform in Transition Countries

Volume/Issue: 2001/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Keller , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451845358

Keywords: social sector reform, pension, health care, social insurance, retirement, unemployment, Public Economics: General, National Government Expenditures and Health, National Government Expenditures and Education, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs

During the transition process, many existing social sector institutions and policies were significantly eroded and their underlying character changed. As a result, they often do not redistribute to the poorest, nor...

Defining Financial Stability1

Defining Financial Stability1 »

Source: Defining Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 2004/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451859546

Keywords: Finance, stability, fragility, crises, financial stability, financial system, financial institutions, financial instability, financial markets, Macroeconomic Policy

The main objective of this paper is to propose a definition of financial stability that has some practical and operational relevance. Financial stability is defined in terms of its ability to facilitate and enhance...