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A Modern History of Fiscal Prudence and Profligacy

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Source: A Modern History of Fiscal Prudence and Profligacy

Volume/Issue: 2013/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , Rafael Romeu , Ariel Binder , and Asad Zaman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2013

ISBN: 9781616357825

Keywords: fiscal balance, fiscal policy response, fiscal prudence, Deficit,

We draw on a newly collected historical dataset of fiscal variables for a large panel of countries-to our knowledge, the most comprehensive database currently available-to gauge the degree of fiscal prudence or pro...

Fiscal Policy and Economic Activity During Recessions in Advanced Economies1

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Source: Fiscal Policy and Economic Activity During Recessions in Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 2002/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Axel Schimmelpfennig , Selma Mahfouz , and Richard Hemming

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781451851038

Keywords: fiscal response, economic activity, fiscal multipliers, recession, fiscal expansions, fiscal contractions, Studies of Particular Policy Episodes, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

Using data for advanced economies, this paper investigates whether factors identified in the theoretical and empirical literature explain the effectiveness of fiscal policy in responding to recessions. The results...

A toolkit for Assessing Fiscal Vulnerabilities and Risks in Advanced Economies

A toolkit for Assessing Fiscal Vulnerabilities and Risks in Advanced Economies »

Source: A toolkit for Assessing Fiscal Vulnerabilities and Risks in Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 2012/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elif Arbatli , Emre Alper , Jiri Jonas , Anke Weber , Marc Gerard , Tidiane Kinda , Giovanni Callegari , Anna Shabunina , Andrea Schaechter , and Carlos Caceres

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463931162

Keywords: Fiscal vulnerabilities, fiscal risk, sustainability, debt, market, interest, monetary fund, policy responses, Structure and Scope of Government: General,

This paper presents a range of tools and indicators for analyzing fiscal vulnerabilities and risks for advanced economies. The analysis covers key short-, medium- and long-term dimensions. Short-term pressures are...

Statement by the Managing Director on the Independent Evaluation Office Report on IMF Response to the Financial and Economic Crisis

Statement by the Managing Director on the Independent Evaluation Office Report on IMF Response to the Financial and Economic Crisis »

Source: Statement by the Managing Director on the Independent Evaluation Office Report on IMF Response to the Financial and Economic Crisis : An IEO Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2014/076

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498342643

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Financial systems, Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Macro-financial analysis, IEO, IMF, policy advice, global response, IMFC

The Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) has produced a detailed report that provides valuable insights on how the IMF responded to the global financial and economic crisis. The analysis in the report is broadly bal...

How Big are Fiscal Multipliers in Latin America?

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Source: How Big are Fiscal Multipliers in Latin America?

Volume/Issue: 2020/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Restrepo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513526836

Keywords: Tax revenue, Fiscal policy, Tax bases, National income accounts, Tax collection, Macroeconomic Policy, Stabilization, Multipliers, WP, e t

This paper uses the strategy and data of Blanchard and Perotti (BP) to identify fiscal shocks and estimate fiscal multipliers for the United States. With these results, it computes the cumulative multiplier of Rame...

The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia

The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia : Is the Current Crisis Different?

Volume/Issue: 2010/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982121

Keywords: government spending, public debt, fiscal policy response, General Outlook and Conditions, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

The countries of the Middle East and North Africa, and the Caucasus and Central Asia have the highest output volatility in the world. Fiscal policy is a powerful tool that can help dampen the business cycles. This...

Review of the Flexible Credit Line, the Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and the Rapid Financing Instrument - Supplementary Information

Review of the Flexible Credit Line, the Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and the Rapid Financing Instrument - Supplementary Information »

Source: Review of the Flexible Credit Line, the Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and the Rapid Financing Instrument - Supplementary Information

Volume/Issue: 2014/010

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2014

ISBN: 9781498343817

Keywords: Developed countries, Developing countries, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Government expenditures, Income distribution, Social safety nets, Financial and Monetary Sector, Fiscal sector

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Fiscal Sustainability

Fiscal Sustainability »

Source: Fiscal Sustainability : The Case of Eritrea

Volume/Issue: 2004/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ayumu Yamauchi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451842449

Keywords: Endogenous response, Assets and liabilities, debt, external debt, interest, public debt, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

The paper examines fiscal sustainability issues for the case of Eritrea but has wider implications for addressing fiscal and debt sustainability. It begins with a formal definition and explanation of analytical sus...

The End of An Era? the Medium- and Long-Term Effects of the Global Crisison Growth in Low-Income Countries1

The End of An Era? the Medium- and Long-Term Effects of the Global Crisison Growth in Low-Income Countries1 »

Source: The End of An Era? the Medium- and Long-Term Effects of the Global Crisison Growth in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2010/205

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chris Papageorgiou , Andrew Berg , Catherine Pattillo , and Nicola Spatafora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455205363

Keywords: Global financial crisis, low-income countries, medium- and long-term growth, impulse response functions, growth spells, panel growth regressions, terms of trade, pre-crisis, post-crisis growth, exchange rate regime

This paper investigates the medium- and long-term growth effects of the global financial crises on Low-Income Countries (LICs). Using several methodological approaches, including impulse response function analysis,...

A Modern History of Fiscal Prudence and Profligacy

A Modern History of Fiscal Prudence and Profligacy »

Volume/Issue: 2013/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , Rafael Romeu , Ariel Binder , and Asad Zaman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616357825.001

ISBN: 9781616357825

Keywords: fiscal balance, fiscal policy response, fiscal prudence, Deficit,

We draw on a newly collected historical dataset of fiscal variables for a large panel of countries-to our knowledge, the most comprehensive database currently available-to gauge the degree of fiscal prudence or pro...