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Front Matter »

Source: Fiscal Policy : Issues During the Transition in Russia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sergei Alexashenko , and Augusto López-Claros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557757036

Keywords: pension, pensions, subsidies, expenditure, expenditures

Since 1992, the Russian Federation has moved away from a command economy and has laid the foundation of a market-based system. This paper examines some of the key fiscal policy issues that arose in 1992-96, the per...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Rules and Discretion in International Economic Policy

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Manuel Guitián

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1992

ISBN: 9781557752376

Keywords: debt, debt strategy, monetary fund, gold, monetary system

Possibly one of the clearest and most persistent trends during the second half of this century has been the development of an increasing interdependence among national economies. Moreover, as the century’s l...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Fiscal Policy : Issues During the Transition in Russia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sergei Alexashenko , and Augusto López-Claros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557757036

Keywords: pension, pensions, subsidies, expenditure, expenditures

Since 1992, the Russian Federation has moved away from a command economy and has laid the foundation of a market-based system. This paper examines some of the key policy issues that arose in the fiscal area...

II Rules and Discretion: An Inevitable Seesaw?

II Rules and Discretion: An Inevitable Seesaw? »

Source: Rules and Discretion in International Economic Policy

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Manuel Guitián

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1992

ISBN: 9781557752376

Keywords: debt, debt strategy, monetary fund, gold, monetary system

A little more than five years ago, I went to Princeton University to talk about international cooperation and the role of the International Monetary Fund. At that time, external debt was a pressing problem c...

II The Context for the Implementation of Fiscal Policy

II The Context for the Implementation of Fiscal Policy »

Source: Fiscal Policy : Issues During the Transition in Russia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sergei Alexashenko , and Augusto López-Claros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557757036

Keywords: pension, pensions, subsidies, expenditure, expenditures

The chief characteristics of a centrally planned economy began to emerge in the Soviet Union toward the end of the 1920s and early 1930s and eventually consisted of state ownership of the means of production...

III Priorities for the Modernization of the Tax System

III Priorities for the Modernization of the Tax System »

Source: Fiscal Policy : Issues During the Transition in Russia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sergei Alexashenko , and Augusto López-Claros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557757036

Keywords: pension, pensions, subsidies, expenditure, expenditures

Like other countries undergoing systemic transformation, Russia has experienced a radical contraction in the scale of the public sector as well as fundamental changes in the role of the state in the economy....

III The International Debt Crisis: What Have We Learned?

III The International Debt Crisis: What Have We Learned? »

Source: Rules and Discretion in International Economic Policy

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Manuel Guitián

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1992

ISBN: 9781557752376

Keywords: debt, debt strategy, monetary fund, gold, monetary system

The 1980s will almost certainly go down in economic history as the decade of the international debt crisis, a period during which the debt-servicing difficulties of the developing world became a virtually co...

Russia and the IMF
			: The Political Economy of Macro-Stabilization

Russia and the IMF : The Political Economy of Macro-Stabilization »

Volume/Issue: 1994/20

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Ernesto Hernández-Catá

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451963939.003

ISBN: 9781451963939

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, monetary financing, monetary fund, European II Department,

This paper reviews the experience with macroeconomic stabilization in Russia during the 2 1/2 years following the beginning of reforms in January 1992. It focuses on the different perceptions about the nature, the...

3 IMF-Supported Adjustment Programs in Central and Eastern Europe

3 IMF-Supported Adjustment Programs in Central and Eastern Europe »

Source: Central and Eastern Europe : Roads to Growth

Series: Books

Author(s): Georg Winckler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1992

ISBN: 9781557751997

Keywords: wage, wages, employment, debt, privatization

I. Introduction This paper explores the relationship between stabilization, economic growth, and systemic reform in Central and Eastern Europe. It draws on the experienc...

Conducting Monetary and Credit Policy in Countries of the Former Soviet Union
			: Some Issues and Options

Conducting Monetary and Credit Policy in Countries of the Former Soviet Union : Some Issues and Options »

Volume/Issue: 1993/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hugh Bredenkamp

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1993

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451921076.001

ISBN: 9781451921076

Keywords: exchange rate, reserve requirements, fixed exchange rate, monetary fund, monetary base

This paper surveys some of the principal monetary policy issues facing countries of the former U.S.S.R. The emphasis is on the immediate problem of imposing financial discipline in these economies, to bring down in...