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Fiscal Reforms That Work

Fiscal Reforms That Work »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 January 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756244.051

ISBN: 9781557756244

Keywords: fiscal consolidation, economic growth, public debt, budget deficit, business cycle

Reducing the budget deficit is not easy. Keynesian theory suggests thatlowering government expenditures and raising revenues can lead to afalloff in economic activity. This paper argues the neoclassical approach -...

CBA of Cycling

CBA of Cycling »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289312097

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Investing in Infrastructure for Cycling, Cost Benefit Analysis, Nordic Seminar, Nordic Experiences, Cycle Infrastructure Planning, Discusses the Policy Relevance

Investing in infrastructure for cycling has a number of effects often not included in ordinary Cost Benefit Analysis, CBA, for roads. It is therefore likely that special methods are needed to conduct CBA for cyclin...

Perspectives de L'Économie Mondiale
			: Récessions et reprises

Perspectives de L'Économie Mondiale : Récessions et reprises »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2002

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061088.081

ISBN: 9781589061088

Keywords: inflation, debt, interest, recessions, external debt, monetary policy, current account, debtor countries, payments, external financing

The World Economic Outlook, published twice a year in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic, presents IMF staff economists' analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term. Chapters give an...

World Economic Outlook, April 2002
			: Recessions and Recoveries

World Economic Outlook, April 2002 : Recessions and Recoveries »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2003

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061101.081

ISBN: 9781589061101

Keywords: inflation, debt, interest, recessions, external debt, monetary policy, current account, debtor countries, payments, external financing

The World Economic Outlook, published twice a year in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic, presents IMF staff economists' analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term. Chapters give an...

Collapse and Revival
			: Understanding Global Recessions and Recoveries

Collapse and Revival : Understanding Global Recessions and Recoveries »

Series: Books

Author(s): Ayhan Kose , and Marco Terrones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513570020.071

ISBN: 9781513570020

Keywords: Economic recession, global recession; business cycles; recession and recovery; financial globalization

As the debates about the recent global recession and the subsequent recovery have clearly shown, our understanding of these questions has been very limited. This comprehensive text puts the latest global recessio...

The Role of Fiscal Transfers in Smoothing Regional Shocks

The Role of Fiscal Transfers in Smoothing Regional Shocks »

Source: The Role of Fiscal Transfers in Smoothing Regional Shocks : Evidence from Existing Federations

Volume/Issue: 2016/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tigran Poghosyan , Abdelhak Senhadji , and Carlo Cottarelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498379601

Keywords: public debt cycles, credit cycles, asset price cycles, duration analysis

We assess the extent to which fiscal transfers smooth regional shocks in three large federations: the U.S., Canada, and Australia. We find that fiscal transfers offset 4-11 percent of idiosyncratic shocks (risk-sha...

Caribbean Business Cycles

Caribbean Business Cycles »

Source: Caribbean Business Cycles

Volume/Issue: 2004/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Cashin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451855845

Keywords: growth cycles, cycle synchronization, real gdp, correlation, business cycle, Bahamas,

This paper identifies and describes key features of Caribbean business cycles during the period 1963-2003. In particular, the chronologies in the Caribbean classical cycle (expansions and contractions in the level...

Establishing av Nordic Life Cycle Association - NorLCA

Establishing av Nordic Life Cycle Association - NorLCA »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318396

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Non-profit Organization, Establishment and Development, Nordic Life Cycle Association, Methodology, Product Developers, Environmental Managers

The project aimed to the establishment and development of a non-profit organization, the Nordic Life Cycle Association, NorLCA, with the goal of supporting sustainable development through the use of life cycle appr...

Simple estimation of effect factors for toxicity used for screening LCA

Simple estimation of effect factors for toxicity used for screening LCA »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ole Willum

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313643

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Toxicity Data, Chemical Substances, Life Cycle Assessment, Human Toxicity, EDIP Methodology, Advisory Lists

The approach of this project was based on the assumption that relevant toxicity data can be extracted from the risk-phrases that have been assigned to the chemical substances and published on official and advisory...

Prevention of Textile Waste
			: Material flows of textiles in three Nordic countries and suggestions on policy instruments

Prevention of Textile Waste : Material flows of textiles in three Nordic countries and suggestions on policy instruments »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kristiina Aalto , Nikola Kiørboe , Birgitte Kjær , Beatrice Kogg , and Naoko Tojo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323857

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Textile Waste, Environmental Impacts, Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), Life Cycle, Textile Market, Nordic Countries

Textile exerts various environmental impacts throughout its life cycle. Prevention of textile waste is one means to reduce these impacts. This study seeks to map-out the flow of textile products in the three Nordic...