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Do Fiscal Rules Cause Fiscal Discipline Over the Electoral Cycle?*

Do Fiscal Rules Cause Fiscal Discipline Over the Electoral Cycle?* »

Source: Do Fiscal Rules Cause Fiscal Discipline Over the Electoral Cycle?

Volume/Issue: 2019/291

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kodjovi Eklou , and Marcelin Joanis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523736

Keywords: Fiscal rules, Fiscal policy, Debt sustainability, Fiscal performance, Fiscal responsibility law, Fiscal Discipline, Election, Political Budget Cycles, Developing Countries., WP

This paper estimates the causal effect of fiscal rules on political budget cycles in a sample of 67 developing countries over the period 1985-2007. We exploit the geographical pattern in the adoption of fiscal rule...

Do Fiscal Rules Cause Fiscal Discipline Over the Electoral Cycle?

Do Fiscal Rules Cause Fiscal Discipline Over the Electoral Cycle? »

Volume/Issue: 2019/291

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kodjovi Eklou , and Marcelin Joanis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513523736.001

ISBN: 9781513523736

Keywords: Fiscal rules, Fiscal policy, Debt sustainability, Fiscal performance, Fiscal responsibility law, Fiscal Discipline, Election, Political Budget Cycles, Developing Countries., WP

This paper estimates the causal effect of fiscal rules on political budget cycles in a sample of 67 developing countries over the period 1985-2007. We exploit the geographical pattern in the adoption of fiscal rule...

Political Costs of Tax-Based Consolidations

Political Costs of Tax-Based Consolidations »

Volume/Issue: 2019/298

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chuling Chen , Era Dabla-Norris , Jay Rappaport , and Aleksandra Zdzienicka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513521534.001

ISBN: 9781513521534

Keywords: Base rates, Budget deficits, Business cycles, Capital, Capital income, Capital stocks, Corporate income taxes, Debt, Debt reduction, Debt sustainability

This paper studies the impact of tax-based consolidations on reelection outcomes. Using a granular database of tax-based consolidations for a panel of 10 OECD countries over the last 40 years, we find that tax refo...

Political Costs of Tax-Based Consolidations

Political Costs of Tax-Based Consolidations »

Source: Political Costs of Tax-Based Consolidations

Volume/Issue: 2019/298

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chuling Chen , Era Dabla-Norris , Jay Rappaport , and Aleksandra Zdzienicka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513521534

Keywords: Base rates, Budget deficits, Business cycles, Capital, Capital income, Capital stocks, Corporate income taxes, Debt, Debt reduction, Debt sustainability

This paper studies the impact of tax-based consolidations on reelection outcomes. Using a granular database of tax-based consolidations for a panel of 10 OECD countries over the last 40 years, we find that tax refo...

Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean: Stunted by Uncertainty

Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean: Stunted by Uncertainty »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513513959

Keywords: Consumption, Economic conditions, Economic policy, Monetary policy, Labor, Latin America, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Latin America and the Caribbean, LAC

Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has slowed from 1.0 percent in 2018 to 0.2 percent in 2019, but a tentative pick-up to 1.8 percent is expected in 2020. External factors remain a...

Perspectivas para América Latina y el Caribe: Frustradas por la incertidumbre

Perspectivas para América Latina y el Caribe: Frustradas por la incertidumbre »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2019

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781513515311

El crecimiento en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) se ha desacelerado de 1,0 por ciento en 2018 a 0,2 por ciento en 2019, pero se espera un repunte tentativo a 1,8 por ciento en 2020. Hay factor...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2019

Language: Portuguese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513515502.086

ISBN: 9781513515502

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2019

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513515311.086

ISBN: 9781513515311

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513513959.086

ISBN: 9781513513959

Keywords: Consumption, Economic conditions, Economic policy, Monetary policy, Labor, Latin America, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Latin America and the Caribbean, LAC

The global economy has slowed, with important consequences for growth prospects in Latin America and the Caribbean. The slowdown in economic activity has been broad-based among advanced economies and more pronounce...

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Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2019

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781513515311

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Western Hemisphere Department...