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A Modern History of Fiscal Prudence and Profligacy

A Modern History of Fiscal Prudence and Profligacy »

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...

Policy Complementarities: The Case for Fundamental Labor Market Reform

Policy Complementarities: The Case for Fundamental Labor Market Reform »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 44 No. 1

Volume: 44

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451957112

Keywords: labor market, unemployment rate, labor market policies, unemployment benefits, unemployed

This paper argues that an important group of labor market policies are complementary in the sense that the effect of each policy is greater when implemented in conjunction with the other policies than in isolation....

Shorter Papers Macroeconomic Conditions and Pressures for Protection Under Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Laws: Empirical Evidence from the United States

Shorter Papers Macroeconomic Conditions and Pressures for Protection Under Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Laws: Empirical Evidence from the United States »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 44 No. 1

Volume: 44

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451957112

Keywords: labor market, unemployment rate, labor market policies, unemployment benefits, unemployed

This paper argues that an important group of labor market policies are complementary in the sense that the effect of each policy is greater when implemented in conjunction with the other policies than in isolation....

IMF Staff papers
			: Volume 44 No. 1

IMF Staff papers : Volume 44 No. 1 »

Volume: 44

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451957112.024

ISBN: 9781451957112

Keywords: labor market, unemployment rate, labor market policies, unemployment benefits, unemployed

This paper argues that an important group of labor market policies are complementary in the sense that the effect of each policy is greater when implemented in conjunction with the other policies than in isolation....

Sticky Exchange Rates and Flexible Prices

Sticky Exchange Rates and Flexible Prices »

Source: Sticky Exchange Rates and Flexible Prices : A Heretic View From the Interwar Period

Volume/Issue: 1991/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anne Gulde , and Holger Wolf

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1991

ISBN: 9781451937855

Keywords: exchange rates, exchange rate, real exchange rate, exchange rate variability, flexible exchange rates

Real exchange rate variability tends to be higher under flexible than under fixed exchange rates. The neokeynesian view attributes the higher variability to the combination of volatile nominal exchange rates with s...

Systemic Bank Restructuring and Macroeconomic Policy

Systemic Bank Restructuring and Macroeconomic Policy »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756657.071

ISBN: 9781557756657

Keywords: banking, bank restructuring, central bank, recapitalization, banking system

Edited by William Alexander, Jeffrey M. Davis, Liam P. Ebrill, and Carl-Johan Lindgren, this volume discusses cross-country restructuring experiences building on the foundation laid by its predecessor Band Soundnes...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Systemic Bank Restructuring and Macroeconomic Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 1997

ISBN: 9781557756657

Keywords: banking, bank restructuring, central bank, recapitalization, banking system

Edited by William Alexander, Jeffrey M. Davis, Liam P. Ebrill, and Carl-Johan Lindgren, this volume discusses cross-country restructuring experiences building on the foundation laid by its predecessor Band Soundnes...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Systemic Bank Restructuring and Macroeconomic Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 1997

ISBN: 9781557756657

Keywords: banking, bank restructuring, central bank, recapitalization, banking system

Edited by William Alexander, Jeffrey M. Davis, Liam P. Ebrill, and Carl-Johan Lindgren, this volume discusses cross-country restructuring experiences building on the foundation laid by its predecessor Band Soundnes...

4 Tax Treatment of Loan Losses of Banks

4 Tax Treatment of Loan Losses of Banks »

Source: Systemic Bank Restructuring and Macroeconomic Policy

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 1997

ISBN: 9781557756657

Keywords: banking, bank restructuring, central bank, recapitalization, banking system

This chapter focuses on the tax treatment of loan losses of banks and other regulated credit institutions under the corporate income tax. The issue has been prominent in recent deba...

Transfers, Social Safety Nets, and Economic Growth

Transfers, Social Safety Nets, and Economic Growth »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 44 No. 1

Volume: 44

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451957112

Keywords: labor market, unemployment rate, labor market policies, unemployment benefits, unemployed

This paper argues that an important group of labor market policies are complementary in the sense that the effect of each policy is greater when implemented in conjunction with the other policies than in isolation....