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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...

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: Debt, deleveraging, debt overhang, fiscal policy, financial crisis, recovery, debt levels, advanced economies, emerging market economies, private-sector debt

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...

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...

A Buffer-Stock Model for the Government: Balancing Stability and Sustainability

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A Buffer-Stock Model for the Government: Balancing Stability and Sustainability »

Source: A Buffer-Stock Model for the Government: Balancing Stability and Sustainability

Volume/Issue: 2019/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Marc Fournier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325066

Keywords: Interest rate increases, Economic stabilization, Unemployment, Financial crises, Lender of last resort, Fiscal stance, cycle stabilization, government deficit, government debt., debt limit

A fiscal reaction function to debt and the cycle is built on a buffer-stock model for the government. This model inspired by the buffer-stock model of the consumer (Deaton 1991; Carroll 1997) includes a debt limit...

Fiscal Implications of Interest Rate Normalization in the United States

Fiscal Implications of Interest Rate Normalization in the United States »

Source: Fiscal Implications of Interest Rate Normalization in the United States

Volume/Issue: 2019/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Huixin Bi , Wenyi Shen , and Shu-Chun Susan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498311151

Keywords: Economic growth, Business cycles, Capital income, Real interest rates, Interest rate increases, interest rate normalization, monetary and fiscal policy interaction, fiscal sustainability, non linear DSGE models, New Keynesian model

This paper studies the main channels through which interest rate normalization has fiscal implications in the United States. While unexpected inflation reduces the real value of government liabilities, a rising pol...

Chapter 1. Debt: Use It Wisely

Chapter 1. Debt: Use It Wisely »

Source: 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

ISBN: 9781513560601

Keywords: Debt, deleveraging, debt overhang, fiscal policy, financial crisis, recovery, debt levels, advanced economies, emerging market economies, private-sector debt

Introduction The global gross debt of the nonfinancial sector has more than doubled in nominal terms since the turn of the century, reaching $152 trillion in 2015....

Country Abbreviations

Country Abbreviations »

Source: 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

ISBN: 9781513560601

Keywords: Debt, deleveraging, debt overhang, fiscal policy, financial crisis, recovery, debt levels, advanced economies, emerging market economies, private-sector debt

Code Country name AFG Afghanistan...

Glossary

Glossary »

Source: 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

ISBN: 9781513560601

Keywords: Debt, deleveraging, debt overhang, fiscal policy, financial crisis, recovery, debt levels, advanced economies, emerging market economies, private-sector debt

Cyclical balance Cyclical component of the overall fiscal balance, computed as the difference between cyclical revenues and cyclical expenditures. The latter are typically computed using country...

Methodological and Statistical Appendix

Methodological and Statistical Appendix »

Source: 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

ISBN: 9781513560601

Keywords: Debt, deleveraging, debt overhang, fiscal policy, financial crisis, recovery, debt levels, advanced economies, emerging market economies, private-sector debt

This appendix comprises four sections. Data and Conventions provides a general description of the data and conventions used to calculate economy group composites. Fiscal Policy Assumptions summarizes the cou...