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Fiscal Resilience Building: Insights from a New Tax Revenue Diversification Index1

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Source: Fiscal Resilience Building: Insights from a New Tax Revenue Diversification Index

Volume/Issue: 2020/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rasmané Ouedraogo , Rene Tapsoba , Moussé Sow , and Ali Compaoré

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2020

ISBN: 9781513546032

Keywords: Tax revenue, Recurrent taxes on immovable property, Recurrent taxes on net wealth, Taxes on financial and capital transactions, Fiscal policy, Revenue volatility, Taxation, Tax revenue diversification, Theil Index., WP

Does the reliance on diversified tax structure enhance resilience to fiscal risks? This paper gives an answer to this question by proposing a new cross-country tax revenue diversification index (RDI). The RDI build...

Fiscal Resilience Building: Insights from a New Tax Revenue Diversification Index

Fiscal Resilience Building: Insights from a New Tax Revenue Diversification Index »

Volume/Issue: 2020/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rasmané Ouedraogo , Rene Tapsoba , Moussé Sow , and Ali Compaoré

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513546032.001

ISBN: 9781513546032

Keywords: Tax revenue, Recurrent taxes on immovable property, Recurrent taxes on net wealth, Taxes on financial and capital transactions, Fiscal policy, Revenue volatility, Taxation, Tax revenue diversification, Theil Index., WP

Does the reliance on diversified tax structure enhance resilience to fiscal risks? This paper gives an answer to this question by proposing a new cross-country tax revenue diversification index (RDI). The RDI build...

Transitory and Permanent Shocks in the Global Market for Crude Oil

Transitory and Permanent Shocks in the Global Market for Crude Oil »

Volume/Issue: 2020/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nooman Rebei , and Rashid Sbia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513528601.001

ISBN: 9781513528601

Keywords: Oil prices, Supply and demand, Oil production, Purchasing power parity, Real sector, Oil market, Vector autoregressions, Narrative analysis, Bayesian estimation, Kalman filtering

This paper documents the determinants of real oil price in the global market based on SVAR model embedding transitory and permanent shocks on oil demand and supply as well as speculative disturbances. We find evide...

Transitory and Permanent Shocks in the Global Market for Crude Oil1

Transitory and Permanent Shocks in the Global Market for Crude Oil1 »

Source: Transitory and Permanent Shocks in the Global Market for Crude Oil

Volume/Issue: 2020/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nooman Rebei , and Rashid Sbia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513528601

Keywords: Oil prices, Supply and demand, Oil production, Purchasing power parity, Real sector, Oil market, Vector autoregressions, Narrative analysis, Bayesian estimation, Kalman filtering

This paper documents the determinants of real oil price in the global market based on SVAR model embedding transitory and permanent shocks on oil demand and supply as well as speculative disturbances. We find evide...

Bank Capital and the Cost of Equity

Bank Capital and the Cost of Equity »

Source: Bank Capital and the Cost of Equity

Volume/Issue: 2019/265

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mohamed Belkhir , Sami Ben Naceur , Ralph Chami , and Anis Semet

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513519807

Keywords: Financial statistics, Financial crises, Bank capital, Stock markets, Capital regulation, Cost of equity, Banking regulation, Financial stability, WP, Coe

Using a sample of publicly listed banks from 62 countries over the 1991-2017 period, we investigate the impact of capital on banks' cost of equity. Consistent with the theoretical prediction that more equity in the...

Bank Capital and the Cost of Equity

Bank Capital and the Cost of Equity »

Volume/Issue: 2019/265

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mohamed Belkhir , Sami Ben Naceur , Ralph Chami , and Anis Semet

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513519807.001

ISBN: 9781513519807

Keywords: Financial statistics, Financial crises, Bank capital, Stock markets, Capital regulation, Cost of equity, Banking regulation, Financial stability, WP, Coe

Using a sample of publicly listed banks from 62 countries over the 1991-2017 period, we investigate the impact of capital on banks' cost of equity. Consistent with the theoretical prediction that more equity in the...

Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change: A Cross-Country Analysis

Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change: A Cross-Country Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2019/215

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matthew Kahn , Kamiar Mohaddes , Ryan Ng , M. Pesaran , Mehdi Raissi , and Jui-Chung Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513514598.001

ISBN: 9781513514598

Keywords: Greenhouse gas emissions, Economic growth, Real sector, Economic cooperation, Economic indicators, Climate change, adaptation, counterfactual analysis., WP, historical norm

We study the long-term impact of climate change on economic activity across countries, using a stochastic growth model where labor productivity is affected by country-specific climate variables-defined as deviation...

Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change: A Cross-Country Analysis*

Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change: A Cross-Country Analysis* »

Source: Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change: A Cross-Country Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2019/215

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matthew Kahn , Kamiar Mohaddes , Ryan Ng , M. Pesaran , Mehdi Raissi , and Jui-Chung Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513514598

Keywords: Greenhouse gas emissions, Economic growth, Real sector, Economic cooperation, Economic indicators, Climate change, adaptation, counterfactual analysis., WP, historical norm

We study the long-term impact of climate change on economic activity across countries, using a stochastic growth model where labor productivity is affected by country-specific climate variables-defined as deviation...

Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI)-Statistical Update

Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI)-Statistical Update »

Source: Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI)-Statistical Update

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund;World Bank

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2019

ISBN: 9781513510095

Keywords: Heavily indebted poor countries, Domestic debt, External sector data, Debt relief, Public debt, HIPC, HIPC initiative, annex III, creditor, indebted poor country

This report reviews developments in the implementation of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI). It also provides updates on debt service and poverty-r...

Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI)-Statistical Update

Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI)-Statistical Update »

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund;World Bank

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513510095.007

ISBN: 9781513510095

Keywords: Heavily indebted poor countries, Domestic debt, External sector data, Debt relief, Public debt, HIPC, HIPC initiative, annex III, creditor, indebted poor country

This report reviews developments in the implementation of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI). It also provides updates on debt service and poverty-r...