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Decentralization and Macroeconomic Management

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Source: Decentralization and Macroeconomic Management

Volume/Issue: 1997/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Teresa Ter-Minassian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1997

ISBN: 9781451857276

Keywords: decentralization, fiscal federalism, borrowing controls, federalism, subnational governments, subnational government

The literature on fiscal federalism has amply discussed both the potential efficiency and welfare gains from decentralization and the potential trade-offs between decentralization and income redistribution. By cont...

Austria

Austria »

Source: Austria : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/189

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451802412

Keywords: fiscal federalism, federalism, subnational governments, tax autonomy, subnational government

Austria's federal system comprises the federal government and nine provinces (Länder). The federal system is rather centralized by international standards, with the federal government (including social security fun...

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: 2001/20

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451820812

Keywords: debt, budget, revenues, public debt, subnational governments

This Selected Issues paper analyzes Kazakhstan's recent trends in the fiscal position of general government; the fiscal and oil price vulnerabilities; the fiscal framework; and tax administration. The paper also de...

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: 2001/20

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451820812

Keywords: debt, budget, revenues, public debt, subnational governments

This Selected Issues paper analyzes Kazakhstan's recent trends in the fiscal position of general government; the fiscal and oil price vulnerabilities; the fiscal framework; and tax administration. The paper also de...

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: 2001/20

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451820812

Keywords: debt, budget, revenues, public debt, subnational governments

This Selected Issues paper analyzes Kazakhstan's recent trends in the fiscal position of general government; the fiscal and oil price vulnerabilities; the fiscal framework; and tax administration. The paper also de...

Regulating Local Government Financing Vehicles and Public-Private Partnerships in China

Regulating Local Government Financing Vehicles and Public-Private Partnerships in China »

Source: Regulating Local Government Financing Vehicles and Public-Private Partnerships in China

Volume/Issue: 2016/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hui Jin , and Isabel Rial

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475536768

Keywords: fiscal risk, public investment, subnational government

In this paper, we argue that there is much room for China to strengthen its regulatory framework for public-private partnerships (PPPs). We show that infrastructure projects carried out through local government fin...

Making Fiscal Decentralization Work
			: Cross-Country Experiences

Making Fiscal Decentralization Work : Cross-Country Experiences »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Annalisa Fedelino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069855.084

ISBN: 9781589069855

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Intergovernmental fiscal relations, decentralization, fiscal decentralization, subnational governments, intergovernmental fiscal, fiscal relations

The question of what makes fiscal decentralization work is faced by many policymakers around the world. This book draws on both the relevant literature and policy and technical advice provided by the IMF to a wide...

Local Service Provision in Selected OECD Countries

Local Service Provision in Selected OECD Countries »

Source: Local Service Provision in Selected OECD Countries : Do Decentralized Operations Work Better?

Volume/Issue: 2008/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ehtisham Ahmad , Giorgio Brosio , and Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869293

Keywords: decentralization, fiscal decentralization, fiscal federalism, subnational governments, federalism

There is a widespread presumption that decentralization improves public service provision. This has led to policy prescriptions that are assiduously adhered to by countries and international. This paper reviews the...

Bolivia

Bolivia »

Source: Bolivia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2010/29

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 January 2010

ISBN: 9781451805871

Keywords: revenue sharing, subnational governments, intergovernmental fiscal, fiscal balance, fiscal transfers

This paper derives estimates of optimal levels of reserves for Bolivia, focusing on current account shocks as the key balance of payments risk. Bolivia's foreign reserves are adequate, with an optimal level between...

Per Perspectives économiques régionales, Mai 2006 
			: Afrique subsaharienne

Per Perspectives économiques régionales, Mai 2006 : Afrique subsaharienne »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 2006

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065505.086

ISBN: 9781589065505

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, oil-importing countries, importing countries, exporting countries, decentralization, fiscal decentralization, subnational governments, oil prices, banking

Prepared by the Policy Wing of the IMF African Department, and published twice a year in English and French, Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa analyzes economic performance and short-term prospects of t...