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Fiscal Monitor, October 2016
			: Debt: Use It Wisely

Fiscal Monitor, October 2016 : Debt: Use It Wisely »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): Marialuz Moreno Badia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513560601.089

ISBN: 9781513560601

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Market economies, Public debt, Fiscal space, Development, Debt, deleveraging, debt overhang, financial crisis, recovery

Drawing on an expanded data set covering emerging markets and low-income countries as well as advanced economies, this issue examines the extent and makeup of global debt and asks what role fiscal policy can play i...

Safe Debt and Uncertainty in Emerging Markets

Safe Debt and Uncertainty in Emerging Markets »

Source: Safe Debt and Uncertainty in Emerging Markets : An Application to South Africa

Volume/Issue: 2014/231

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magnus Saxegaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498399432

Keywords: debt, government debt, debt level

This paper develops a methodology for estimating a safe public debt level that would allow countries to remain below a maximum sustainable debt limit, taking into account the impact of uncertainty. Our analysis imp...

IMF Executive Board Discusses “Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries—2018”

IMF Executive Board Discusses “Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries—2018” »

Source: Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/013

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2018

ISBN: 9781498307291

Keywords: Low-income developing countries, Domestic debt, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Expenditure efficiency, WEO, debt level, investment level, percent of GDP, public debt level

"This paper is the fourth in a series that examines macroeconomic developments and prospects in Low Income Developing Countries (LIDCs). LIDCs are Fund member countries where gross national income (GNI) per capita...

Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries—2018

Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries—2018 »

Source: Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects in Low-Income Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/013

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2018

ISBN: 9781498307291

Keywords: Low-income developing countries, Domestic debt, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Expenditure efficiency, WEO, debt level, investment level, percent of GDP, public debt level

"This paper is the fourth in a series that examines macroeconomic developments and prospects in Low Income Developing Countries (LIDCs). LIDCs are Fund member countries where gross national income (GNI) per capita...

IMF Policy Paper: The Evolution of Public Debt Vulnerabilities in Lower Income Economies

IMF Policy Paper: The Evolution of Public Debt Vulnerabilities in Lower Income Economies »

Source: The Evolution of Public Debt Vulnerabilities In Lower Income Economies

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;World Bank

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529110

Keywords: Access to international capital markets, Sovereign debt, Economic growth, Debt burden, Debt markets, PP, debt level, WEO, SOEs, HIPC

Public debt in lower-income economies (LIEs) has risen in recent years, with half of the countries covered in this report now assessed to be at high risk of or already in debt distress....

The IMF Executive Board Discusses “The Evolution of Public Debt Vulnerabilities in Lower Income Economies”

The IMF Executive Board Discusses “The Evolution of Public Debt Vulnerabilities in Lower Income Economies” »

Source: The Evolution of Public Debt Vulnerabilities In Lower Income Economies

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;World Bank

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529110

Keywords: Access to international capital markets, Sovereign debt, Economic growth, Debt burden, Debt markets, PP, debt level, WEO, SOEs, HIPC

Public debt in lower-income economies (LIEs) has risen in recent years, with half of the countries covered in this report now assessed to be at high risk of or already in debt distress....

Modernizing the Framework for Fiscal Policy and Public Debt Sustainability Analysis

Modernizing the Framework for Fiscal Policy and Public Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Modernizing the Framework for Fiscal Policy and Public Debt Sustainability Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2011/034

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2011

ISBN: 9781498338639

Keywords: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union, External sector, Financial crises, Fiscal policy, Sovereign debt, WEO, debt-to-GDP ratio, debt-to-GDP, debt level, primary balance

Modernizing the framework for fiscal policy and public debt sustainability analysis (DSA) has become necessary, particularly in light of the recent crisis and rising sustainability concerns in some advanced economi...

Malaysia: Selected Issues

Malaysia: Selected Issues »

Source: Malaysia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/62

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484345092

Keywords: Labor markets, Employment, Unemployment, Labor productivity, Fiscal policy, Budget deficits, Selected issues, Malaysia, Total factor productivity, Labor market institutions

This Selected Issues Paper presents an overview of the Malaysian labor market. Malaysia's economy and its labor market have undergone significant shifts in the last three decades. The labor market is now more urban...

Malaysia: Selected Issues

Malaysia: Selected Issues »

Source: Malaysia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/62

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484345092

Keywords: Labor markets, Employment, Unemployment, Labor productivity, Fiscal policy, Budget deficits, Selected issues, Malaysia, Total factor productivity, Labor market institutions

This Selected Issues Paper presents an overview of the Malaysian labor market. Malaysia's economy and its labor market have undergone significant shifts in the last three decades. The labor market is now more urban...

Are Fund Staff Projections of Debt More Optimistic Under Program Contexts?

Are Fund Staff Projections of Debt More Optimistic Under Program Contexts? »

Source: Are Fund Staff Projections of Debt More Optimistic Under Program Contexts?

Volume/Issue: 2005/065

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2005

ISBN: 9781498330831

Keywords: Debt sustainability analysis, Exchange rate policy surveillance, External debt, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Real exchange rates, Exchange rate depreciation, general government expenditure, debt-to-GDP

This note examines whether projections made in the context of a Fund-supported program are systematically more optimistic than those done for surveillance cases. Of particular interest in this regard is the assessm...