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Instruments of Debtstruction: A New Database of Interwar Debt

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Instruments of Debtstruction: A New Database of Interwar Debt »

Volume/Issue: 2019/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicolas End , Marina Marinkov , and Fedor Miryugin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513514550.001

ISBN: 9781513514550

Keywords: National income, Public debt management, Economic conditions, Domestic debt, Sovereign debt, Economic History, Debt Policy, Public Finance, Macroeconomics, WP

We construct a new, comprehensive instrument-level database of sovereign debt for 18 advanced and emerging countries over the period 1913-46. The database contains data on amounts outstanding for some 3,800 individ...

Instruments of Debtstruction: A New Database of Interwar Debt

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Instruments of Debtstruction: A New Database of Interwar Debt »

Source: Instruments of Debtstruction: A New Database of Interwar Debt

Volume/Issue: 2019/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicolas End , Marina Marinkov , and Fedor Miryugin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513514550

Keywords: National income, Public debt management, Economic conditions, Domestic debt, Sovereign debt, Economic History, Debt Policy, Public Finance, Macroeconomics, WP

We construct a new, comprehensive instrument-level database of sovereign debt for 18 advanced and emerging countries over the period 1913-46. The database contains data on amounts outstanding for some 3,800 individ...

Reducing and Redistributing Unpaid Work: Stronger Policies to Support Gender Equality

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Reducing and Redistributing Unpaid Work: Stronger Policies to Support Gender Equality »

Volume/Issue: 2019/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cristian Alonso , Mariya Brussevich , Era Dabla-Norris , Yuko Kinoshita , and Kalpana Kochhar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513514536.001

ISBN: 9781513514536

Keywords: Unpaid Work, Female Labor Force Participation, Gender Equality.

Unpaid work, such as caring for children, the elderly, and household chores represents a significant share of economic activity but is not counted as part of GDP. Women disproportionately shoulder the burden of unp...

Reducing and Redistributing Unpaid Work: Stronger Policies to Support Gender Equality

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Reducing and Redistributing Unpaid Work: Stronger Policies to Support Gender Equality »

Source: Reducing and Redistributing Unpaid Work: Stronger Policies to Support Gender Equality

Volume/Issue: 2019/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cristian Alonso , Mariya Brussevich , Era Dabla-Norris , Yuko Kinoshita , and Kalpana Kochhar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513514536

Keywords: Unpaid Work, Female Labor Force Participation, Gender Equality.

Unpaid work, such as caring for children, the elderly, and household chores represents a significant share of economic activity but is not counted as part of GDP. Women disproportionately shoulder the burden of unp...

Assessing Oil and Non-Oil GDP Growth from Space: An Application to Yemen 2012-17

Assessing Oil and Non-Oil GDP Growth from Space: An Application to Yemen 2012-17 »

Source: Assessing Oil and Non-Oil GDP Growth from Space: An Application to Yemen 2012-17

Volume/Issue: 2019/221

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Majdi Debbich

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513514567

Keywords: Oil producing countries, National income, Oil production, Economic growth, Development, conflict, nighttime lights, WP, nightlights, real GDP

This paper uses an untapped source of satellite-recorded nightlights and gas flaring data to characterize the contraction of economic activity in Yemen throughout the ongoing conflict that erupted in 2015. Using es...

An Assessment of Global Formula Apportionment

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Source: An Assessment of Global Formula Apportionment

Volume/Issue: 2019/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ruud A. Mooij , Li Liu , and Dinar Prihardini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513516257

Keywords: Indicators of economic activity, Tax revenue, Tax competition, Tax bases, Tax rates, International corporate taxation, Multinationals, Formula apportionment., WP, MNEs

Formula apportionment as a way to attribute taxable profits of multinationals across jurisdictions is receiving increased attention. This paper reviews existing literature and discusses experiences in selective fed...

Banks' Holdings of Government Securities and Credit to the Private Sector in Emerging Market and Developing Economies

Banks' Holdings of Government Securities and Credit to the Private Sector in Emerging Market and Developing Economies »

Source: Banks' Holdings of Government Securities and Credit to the Private Sector in Emerging Market and Developing Economies

Volume/Issue: 2019/224

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Romain Bouis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513512952

Keywords: Financial crises, Central banks, Interest rates on loans, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Monetary statistics, Sovereign debt, credit growth, bank profitability, nonperforming loans, portfolio rebalancing

This paper studies the relationship between banks' holdings of domestic sovereign securities and credit growth to the private sector in emerging market and developing economies. Higher banks' holdings of government...

Do Audits Deter or Provoke Future Tax Noncompliance? Evidence on Self-employed Taxpayers

Do Audits Deter or Provoke Future Tax Noncompliance? Evidence on Self-employed Taxpayers »

Source: Do Audits Deter or Provoke Future Tax Noncompliance? Evidence on Self-employed Taxpayers

Volume/Issue: 2019/223

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sebastian Beer , Matthias Kasper , Erich Kirchler , and Brian Erard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513515373

Keywords: Tax revenue, Audit process, Tax auditing, Tax returns, Tax evasion, small business taxpayers, CIT audit, impact evaluation, WP, taxpayer

This paper employs unique tax administrative data and operational audit information from a sample of approximately 7,500 self-employed U.S. taxpayers to investigate the effects of operational tax audits on future r...

Do Financial Markets Value Quality of Fiscal Governance?

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Source: Do Financial Markets Value Quality of Fiscal Governance?

Volume/Issue: 2019/218

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kady Keita , Gene Leon , and Frederico Lima

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513516127

Keywords: Access to international capital markets, International bond markets, Financial crises, Sovereign credit ratings, Access to capital markets, Fiscal governance, public financial management, sovereign bond, credit rating, WP

We examine the link between the quality of fiscal governance and access to market-based external finance. Stronger fiscal governance is associated with improvements in several indicators of market access, including...

A Requiem for the Fiscal Theory of the Price Level

A Requiem for the Fiscal Theory of the Price Level »

Volume/Issue: 2019/219

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roger Farmer , and Pawel Zabczyk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513516196.001

ISBN: 9781513516196

Keywords: Real interest rates, Negative interest rates, Economic theory, Interest rate policy, Interest rate modelling, fiscal policy, monetary policy, fiscal theory of the price level, price level determination, overlapping generations model

The Fiscal Theory of the Price Level (FTPL) is the claim that, in a popular class of theoretical models, the price level is sometimes determined by fiscal policy rather than monetary policy. The models where this c...