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The Per Jacobsson Lecture 2006
			: Competition Policy and Monetary Policy:  A Comparative Perspective

The Per Jacobsson Lecture 2006 : Competition Policy and Monetary Policy: A Comparative Perspective »

Series: per Jacobson lecture

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451980783.028

ISBN: 9781451980783

Keywords: Competition, Banking, Price stabilization, Financial services, Public expenditure review, MISC PERIOD, Misc., central bank governor, EU competition rule, competition Policy

This chapter provides a comparative perspective of competition policy and monetary policy. Monetary policy and competition policy are two key components of public policies needed for a market economy to function we...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513514055.086

ISBN: 9781513514055

Keywords: Debt, Debt strategy, Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Monetary policy, sub-Saharan Africa, low-income country, sub-Saharan African country

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to pick up, though at a slower pace than previously expected. This revision reflects a more challenging external environment, continued output disruptions in oil-exporting c...

Competition Policy for Modern Banks1

Competition Policy for Modern Banks1 »

Source: Competition Policy for Modern Banks

Volume/Issue: 2013/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lev Ratnovski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484354728

Keywords: Competition Policy, bank competition, mergers, General, Government Policy and Regulation,

Traditional bank competition policy seeks to balance efficiency with incentives to take risk. The main tools are rules guiding entry/exit and consolidation of banks. This paper seeks to refine this view in light of...

Fiscal Policy and Growth in the Context of European Integration

Fiscal Policy and Growth in the Context of European Integration »

Source: Fiscal Policy and Growth in the Context of European Integration

Volume/Issue: 2000/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2000

ISBN: 9781451855487

Keywords: fiscal federalism, tax competition, tax rates, fiscal policies, pension, pensions

The paper considers the issue of whether a supranational fiscal policy in Europe is needed, and, if so, what responsibilities it should undertake. The literature on endogenous growth and the principle of subsidiari...

Rising Corporate Market Power: Emerging Policy Issues

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Rising Corporate Market Power: Emerging Policy Issues »

Source: Rising Corporate Market Power : Emerging Policy Issues

Volume/Issue: 2021/001

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Ufuk Akcigit , Wenjie Chen , Federico Diez , Romain Duval , Philipp Engler , Jiayue Fan , Chiara Maggi , Marina Mendes Tavares , Daniel Schwarz , Ippei Shibata , and Carolina Villegas-Sánchez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2021

ISBN: 9781513512082

Keywords: Market competitions, Digital economy, Monetary policy, Business environment, Market power;business dynamism;Mergers and acquisitions;competition policy;digital economy;monetary policy

Corporate market power has risen in recent decades, and new estimates in this note suggest that the likely wave of small and medium-sized enterprise bankruptcies from the ongoing pandemic will further strengthen ma...

Public Spending Management and Macroeconomic Interdependence

Public Spending Management and Macroeconomic Interdependence »

Source: Public Spending Management and Macroeconomic Interdependence

Volume/Issue: 2004/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Ganelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451852646

Keywords: Public competition policies, NOEM, macroeconomic interdependence, fiscal shock, competition policies, public spending, elasticity of substitution, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Structure, Scope

This paper studies, in the context of a New Open Economy Macroeconomics (NOEM) model, the effects of "public competition policies" aimed at improving the efficiency of public spending. Such measures are modeled as...

Some International Issues in Commodity Taxation

Some International Issues in Commodity Taxation »

Source: Some International Issues in Commodity Taxation

Volume/Issue: 2002/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451854732

Keywords: Cross-border shopping, taxation, tax competition, tax rates, tax policy, Subsidies, and Revenue: General,

This paper reviews issues and evidence concerning tax-motivated, cross-border commodity transactions. A distinction is drawn between "arbitrage trades" (driven by cross-country differences in tax rates) and "tax no...

Coordinating Revenue Incentive Policies in the Caribbean

Coordinating Revenue Incentive Policies in the Caribbean »

Source: Coordinating Revenue Incentive Policies in the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2020/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ding Ding , Samira Kalla , Manuel Rosales Torres , and Abdoul Karim Sidibé

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513555973

Keywords: tax incentives, tax competition, tourism, foreign direct investment, citizenship-by-investment, regional policy coordination

The pervasive use of tax incentives is costly for the Caribbean countries, yet the benefits seem limited. Better policy coordination at the regional level is needed to help overcome the collective action problems a...

Tax Coordination, Tax Competition, and Revenue Mobilization in the West African Economic and Monetary Union

Tax Coordination, Tax Competition, and Revenue Mobilization in the West African Economic and Monetary Union »

Source: Tax Coordination, Tax Competition, and Revenue Mobilization in the West African Economic and Monetary Union

Volume/Issue: 2013/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mario Mansour , and Gregoire Rota Graziosi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484354216

Keywords: Revenue mobilization, Tax policy, Tax revenues, West African Economic and Monetary Union, tax coordination, tax harmonization, tax competition

We review the current state of the West African Economic and Monetary Union's tax coordination framework, against the main objectives of the WAEMU Treaty of 1994: reduce distortions to intra-community trade, and mo...

The Rise of U.S. Antidumping Activity in Historical Perspective

The Rise of U.S. Antidumping Activity in Historical Perspective »

Source: The Rise of U.S. Antidumping Activity in Historical Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2005/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Douglas Irwin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451860504

Keywords: Unfair competition, import remedies, dumping, fair trade laws, antidumping cases, international trade, antidumping policy, import penetration, antidumping duties,

Empirical studies of antidumping activity focus almost exclusively on the period since 1980. This paper puts recent U.S. antidumping experience in historical context by studying the determinants of annual case fili...