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Fiscal Dimensions of Sustainable Development

Fiscal Dimensions of Sustainable Development »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061590.054

ISBN: 9781589061590

Keywords: fiscal policy, public spending, expenditure, sustainable development, public expenditure

Fiscal policy affects sustainable development through its effects on growth, the environment, and resource development. What are the relationships between fiscal policy and sustainable development, and how does the...

How Emerging Europe Came Through the 2008/09 Crisis
			: An Account by the Staff of the IMF's European Department

How Emerging Europe Came Through the 2008/09 Crisis : An Account by the Staff of the IMF's European Department »

Series: Books

Author(s): Bas Bakker , and Christoph Klingen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353810.071

ISBN: 9781616353810

Keywords: capital inflows, public finances, fiscal policy, public debt, capital adequacy

Emerging Europe was particularly hard hit by the global financial crisis, but a concerted effort by local policymakers and the international community staved off impending financial meltdown and laid the foundation...

Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid

Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Kevin Fletcher , Sanjeev Gupta , Duncan Last , Gerd Schwartz , Shamsuddin Tareq , Richard Allen , and Isabell Adenauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067035.058

ISBN: 9781589067035

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal policy, public expenditure, public spending, fiscal institutions

The international community has committed to scaling up aid and improving aid delivery to low-income countries to help them meet the Millennium Development Goals. Other "emerging" donors, public and private, are in...

Government Budgeting and Expenditure Controls
			: Theory and Practice

Government Budgeting and Expenditure Controls : Theory and Practice »

Series: Books

Author(s): A. Premchand

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934256.071

ISBN: 9780939934256

Keywords: expenditure, expenditures, inflation, public expenditure, fiscal policy

This book, written by A. Premchand, offers a comprehensive review of fiscal policies and their implications for budgeting and expenditure controls. It provides an in-depth discussion of techniques, procedures, and...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2009, Western Hemisphere
			: Crisis Averted: What's Next?

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2009, Western Hemisphere : Crisis Averted: What's Next? »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068605.086

ISBN: 9781589068605

Keywords: fiscal policy, fdi, public debt, external shocks, domestic demand

The impact of the global financial crisis and recession on the Latin America and Caribbean region was substantial, but the worst is over for most countries. The region avoided falling into a crisis of its own, perf...

Regional Economic Outlook, November 2006, Western Hemisphere

Regional Economic Outlook, November 2006, Western Hemisphere »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065949.086

ISBN: 9781589065949

Keywords: fiscal impulse, commodity prices, public debt, fiscal policy, fiscal impulses

This Western Hemisphere Regional Economic Outlook covers the United States, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The report reviews recent economic developments, discusses the economic outlook, and outlines ri...

The Baltic Countries
			: Medium-Term Fiscal Issues Related to EU and NATO Accession

The Baltic Countries : Medium-Term Fiscal Issues Related to EU and NATO Accession »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061040.084

ISBN: 9781589061040

Keywords: fiscal policy, public debt, current account, expenditure, taxation

Ten years after regaining independence, the Baltic Countries--Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania--are expected to be invited to join the European Union (EU) and NATO in 2004. This paper provides a macroeconomic perspec...

The Composition of Fiscal Adjustment and Growth
			: Lessons from Fiscal Reforms in Eight Economies

The Composition of Fiscal Adjustment and Growth : Lessons from Fiscal Reforms in Eight Economies »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): George Mackenzie , Philip Gerson , and David Orsmond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756299.084

ISBN: 9781557756299

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, fiscal policy, capital expenditure, expenditure management

This study examines the composition of fiscal adjustment - tax and expenditure policies and administrative procedures, and some aspects of public enterprise reform - in a sample of eight countries (Bangladesh, Chil...

Fiscal Monitor, April 2012
			: Balancing Fiscal Policy Risks

Fiscal Monitor, April 2012 : Balancing Fiscal Policy Risks »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352486.089

ISBN: 9781616352486

Keywords: fiscal policy, central bank, public debt, fiscal adjustment

Overall, fiscal risks remain elevated, according to this issue, although there are signs that in some key respects they are less acute than six months ago. Past efforts with fiscal consolidation are beginning to be...

Helping Countries Develop
			: The Role of Fiscal Policy

Helping Countries Develop : The Role of Fiscal Policy »

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Sanjeev Gupta , and Gabriela Inchauste

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063181.071

ISBN: 9781589063181

Keywords: food aid, expenditure, fiscal policy, public spending, per

Fiscal policy can foster growth and human development through a number of different channels. These include the macroeconomic (for example, through the influence of the budget deficit on growth) as well as the micr...