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Fiscal Adjustment for Stability and Growth

Fiscal Adjustment for Stability and Growth »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): James Daniel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065130.054

ISBN: 9781589065130

Keywords: Economic growth, fiscal policy, fiscal adjustment, expenditure, public expenditure, aggregate demand

The pamphlet (which updates the 1995 Guidelines for Fiscal Adjustment) presents the IMF's approach to fiscal adjustment, and focuses on the role that sound government finances play in promoting macroeconomic stabil...

The West Bank and Gaza
			: Economic Performance, Prospects, and Policies: Achieving Prosperity and Confronting Demographic Challenges

The West Bank and Gaza : Economic Performance, Prospects, and Policies: Achieving Prosperity and Confronting Demographic Challenges »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2002

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060760.071

ISBN: 9781589060760

Keywords: employment, exchange rate, trucks, expenditure, economic growth, exchange rate regime, trade regime, gdp growth, unemployment, growth rate

This is the latest in a series of economic reports by staff economists in the IMF's Middle Eastern Department. This book discusses the latest economic data coming out of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, with a particu...

Excerpt: Well Spent: How Strong Infrastructure Governance Can End Waste in Public Investment

Excerpt: Well Spent: How Strong Infrastructure Governance Can End Waste in Public Investment »

Series: Miscellaneous Publications

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/SIGEAEX.073

ISBN: SIGEAEX

Keywords: Economic growth, Low-income developing countries, Public investments, Public financial management, Capital expenditure, MISC PUBS, Misc., public investment, investment spend, low-income develop country

Drawing on the Fund's analytical and capacity development work, including Public Investment Management Assessments (PIMAs) carried out in more than 60 countries, the new book Well Spent: How Strong Infrastructure G...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2020, Middle East and Central Asia

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2020, Middle East and Central Asia »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513536811.086

ISBN: 9781513536811

Keywords: Regional Economic Outlook, Middle East and Central Asia, Economic growth, Oil prices, Market economies, Regional economics, Fiscal policy, Financial crisis, Oil crisis, Crisis management strategies

Countries of the Middle East and Central Asia region have been hit by two large and reinforcing shocks, resulting in significantly weaker growth projections in 2020. In addition to the devastating toll on human hea...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2020, Sub-Saharan Africa
			: COVID-19: An Unprecedented Threat to Development

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2020, Sub-Saharan Africa : COVID-19: An Unprecedented Threat to Development »

Volume/Issue: 2020/001

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513536835.086

ISBN: 9781513536835

Keywords: Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Regional Economic Outlook, Health care, Health, Health care spending, Public expenditures and health, Public health, Government expenditures and health, Oil

Sub-Saharan Africa is facing an unprecedented health and economic crisis that threatens to throw the region off its stride, reversing the encouraging development progress of recent years. Furthermore, by exacting a...

A New Fiscal Rule

A New Fiscal Rule »

Source: A New Fiscal Rule : Should Israel 'Go Swiss?'

Volume/Issue: 2008/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Steven Symansky , Xavier Debrun , and Natan Epstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869484

Keywords: expenditure, expenditure growth

We propose a fiscal rule that fulfills a specific debt reduction objective while maintaining significant fiscal flexibility-two overarching concerns in Israel. Not unlike the Swiss "debt brake," the rule incorporat...

India's Experience with Fiscal Rules

India's Experience with Fiscal Rules »

Source: India's Experience with Fiscal Rules : An Evaluation and The Way Forward

Volume/Issue: 2009/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alejandro Simone , and Petia Topalova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451873221

Keywords: expenditure, expenditure growth, fiscal discipline

This paper examines India's experience with fiscal rules with a view to inform the design of a possible successor fiscal framework to the FRBMA. Among several proposals to strengthen the FRBMA, a framework that foc...

Evaluating Designs for a Fiscal Rule in Bulgaria1

Evaluating Designs for a Fiscal Rule in Bulgaria1 »

Source: Evaluating Designs for a Fiscal Rule in Bulgaria

Volume/Issue: 2011/272

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jochen Andritzky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463925277

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal rule, expenditure growth

The enhanced Stability and Growth Pact calls on euro area members and aspirants to set boundaries to fiscal deficits through high-level legislation. A limit on the deficit, such as the deficit ceiling in Bulgaria's...

Iceland

Iceland »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/90

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503128

Keywords: expenditure, expenditure growth, fiscal objectives, expenditures

This selected issues paper on Iceland reports that since mid-2009, Iceland has undergone a heavily frontloaded fiscal consolidation program to bring government finances to a sustainable level. To maintain the adjus...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/90

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503128

Keywords: expenditure, expenditure growth, fiscal objectives, expenditures

This selected issues paper on Iceland reports that since mid-2009, Iceland has undergone a heavily frontloaded fiscal consolidation program to bring government finances to a sustainable level. To maintain the adjus...