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On the Implementation of Transfers to Subnational Governments

On the Implementation of Transfers to Subnational Governments »

Source: On the Implementation of Transfers to Subnational Governments

Volume/Issue: 2005/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bob Searle , and Ehtisham Ahmad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861495

Keywords: expenditure, expenditure needs, fiscal equalization, fiscal capacity, public finances

This paper examines a typology of grants that are used across the world, and places these in the context of the overall constitutional and legal framework for a country. It looks at the options for grants, given th...

Republic of Kazakhstan: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Republic of Kazakhstan: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Republic of Kazakhstan : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2002/64

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451820850

Keywords: petroleum exports, petroleum production, pipeline system, petroleum sector, pipeline capacity, Fiscal Affairs, Fiscal Affairs, Fiscal Affairs, Fiscal Affairs,

This Selected Issues paper presents a brief overview of developments and prospects for the petroleum sector of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The paper conducts a comprehensive assessment of fiscal vulnerability, fisc...

Republic of Kazakhstan: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Republic of Kazakhstan: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Republic of Kazakhstan : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2002/64

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451820850

Keywords: petroleum exports, petroleum production, pipeline system, petroleum sector, pipeline capacity, Fiscal Affairs, Fiscal Affairs, Fiscal Affairs, Fiscal Affairs,

This Selected Issues paper presents a brief overview of developments and prospects for the petroleum sector of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The paper conducts a comprehensive assessment of fiscal vulnerability, fisc...

Republic of Kazakhstan: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Republic of Kazakhstan: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Republic of Kazakhstan : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2002/64

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451820850

Keywords: petroleum exports, petroleum production, pipeline system, petroleum sector, pipeline capacity, Fiscal Affairs, Fiscal Affairs, Fiscal Affairs, Fiscal Affairs,

This Selected Issues paper presents a brief overview of developments and prospects for the petroleum sector of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The paper conducts a comprehensive assessment of fiscal vulnerability, fisc...

Republic of Kazakhstan: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Republic of Kazakhstan: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Republic of Kazakhstan : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2002/64

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451820850

Keywords: petroleum exports, petroleum production, pipeline system, petroleum sector, pipeline capacity, Fiscal Affairs, Fiscal Affairs, Fiscal Affairs, Fiscal Affairs,

This Selected Issues paper presents a brief overview of developments and prospects for the petroleum sector of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The paper conducts a comprehensive assessment of fiscal vulnerability, fisc...

Why Focus on Spending Needs Factors? The Political Economy of Fiscal Transfer Reforms in Mexico

Why Focus on Spending Needs Factors? The Political Economy of Fiscal Transfer Reforms in Mexico »

Source: Why Focus on Spending Needs Factors? The Political Economy of Fiscal Transfer Reforms in Mexico

Volume/Issue: 2007/252

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ehtisham Ahmad , Mercedes Garcia-Escribano , José Antonio González Anaya , Ernesto Revilla , Giorgio Brosio , and Ben Lockwood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

ISBN: 9781451868159

Keywords: transfers, tax effort, fiscal capacity, tax revenue, fiscal gap, tax collection, tranfers,

An equalization system ensures that subnational governments can provide similar level of public services at a comparable level of own tax-effort. This paper focuses on the importance of spending needs factors in th...

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia »

Source: The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: 2003/04 Annual Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2006/28

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451812763

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, fiscal decentralization, capacity constraints, poverty reduction strategy paper, budget deficit

This paper presents a Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia's Poverty Reduction Strategy. Excessive domestic bank financing of the budget deficit could crowd out the private secto...

The Art of Making Everybody Happy

The Art of Making Everybody Happy »

Source: The Art of Making Everybody Happy : How to Prevent a Secession

Volume/Issue: 2001/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michel Le Breton , and Shlomo Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451858815

Keywords: Transfer Schemes, Partial Equalization, Threat of Secession, compensation, taxation, fiscal capacity, budget constraint, fiscal federalism, Subsidies, and Revenue: General,

In this paper we consider a model of the country with heterogeneous population and examine compensation schemes that may prevent a threat of secession by dissatisfied regions. We show that horizontal imbalances are...

2017 Staff Guidance Note on the Fund's Engagement with Small Developing States

2017 Staff Guidance Note on the Fund's Engagement with Small Developing States »

Source: 2017 Staff Guidance Note on the Fund's Engagement with Small Developing States

Volume/Issue: 2018/004

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. European Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 2018

ISBN: 9781498307215

Keywords: Technology transfer, Economic growth, Development policy, National income, Fiscal policy, small state, PICs, capacity development, growth performance, CCPA

"This guidance note highlights the unique economic characteristics and constraints facing small developing states. It provides operational guidance on Fund engagement with such countries, including on how small sta...

A Window of Opportunity Remains Open

A Window of Opportunity Remains Open »

Source: A Window of Opportunity Remains Open : The Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda Update

Volume/Issue: 2018/019

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2018

ISBN: 9781498307420

Keywords: External sector, Fiscal policy, Globalization, Global imbalances, International monetary system, rules-based, medium-term, policy space, capacity development, upswing

"The momentum behind the cyclical global expansion remains strong. But escalating trade conflicts and financial market volatility highlight downside risks beyond the next several quarters. To sustain the upswing,...