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4 Addressing the Procyclical Bias

4 Addressing the Procyclical Bias »

Source: Promoting Fiscal Discipline

Series: Books

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , and Teresa Ter-Minassian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066090

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, fiscal performance, fiscal rules, fiscal discipline

Since political economy factors are an important determinant of procyclicality of policies, measures to contain the misuse of fiscal policy discretion can be benefic...

Appendix 3 Examining the Short-Term Impact of Reducing Price Subsidies on Real Household Incomes: An Illustration

Appendix 3 Examining the Short-Term Impact of Reducing Price Subsidies on Real Household Incomes: An Illustration »

Source: Equity and Efficiency in the Reform of Price Subsidies : A Guide for Policymakers

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Juan Cordoba , Robert Gillingham , Sanjeev Gupta , Ali Mansoor , Christian Schiller , and Marijn Verhoeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2000

ISBN: 9781557759733

Keywords: subsidy, price subsidies, social safety nets, social protection

42. This appendix provides two competing pragmatic approaches to estimating the impact of price-subsidy reform on households in the short term....

Appendix 1 List of Examined Countries14

Appendix 1 List of Examined Countries14 »

Source: Equity and Efficiency in the Reform of Price Subsidies : A Guide for Policymakers

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Juan Cordoba , Robert Gillingham , Sanjeev Gupta , Ali Mansoor , Christian Schiller , and Marijn Verhoeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2000

ISBN: 9781557759733

Keywords: subsidy, price subsidies, social safety nets, social protection

Sub-Saharan Africa: Mauritius (1992–95)*...

Appendix 2 The Nature of Price Subsidies

Appendix 2 The Nature of Price Subsidies »

Source: Equity and Efficiency in the Reform of Price Subsidies : A Guide for Policymakers

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Juan Cordoba , Robert Gillingham , Sanjeev Gupta , Ali Mansoor , Christian Schiller , and Marijn Verhoeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2000

ISBN: 9781557759733

Keywords: subsidy, price subsidies, social safety nets, social protection

36. A price subsidy reduces the consumer price of a good or service below what it would be in the absence of the subsidy (consumer subsidy) or increases the price received by a prod...

An Assessment of Fiscal Rules in the United Kingdom

An Assessment of Fiscal Rules in the United Kingdom »

Source: An Assessment of Fiscal Rules in the United Kingdom

Volume/Issue: 2001/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Kell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2001

ISBN: 9781451851519

Keywords: intergenerational equity, fiscal stability, fiscal stance, National Deficit Surplus,

The paper assesses the United Kingdom's golden rule and debt rule against "ideal characteristics" of fiscal rules. It concludes that they are clearly defined; transparent in institutional arrangements and measureme...

Assistance to Post-Conflict Countries and the HIPC Framework

Assistance to Post-Conflict Countries and the HIPC Framework »

Source: Assistance to Post-Conflict Countries and the HIPC Framework

Volume/Issue: 2001/006

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2001

ISBN: 9781498327992

Keywords: HIPC Initiative, Post-conflict emergency assistance, Financial institutions, Debt service payments, Poverty reduction strategy, Debt sustainability, PP, post-conflict country, post-conflict, HIPC

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Benin - Staff Assessment of Qualification for the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

Benin - Staff Assessment of Qualification for the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative »

Source: Benin - Staff Assessment of Qualification for the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

Volume/Issue: 2005/058

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2005

ISBN: 9781498330763

Keywords: Multilateral debt relief initiative, External sector, Economic growth, External debt, Social indicators, Public expenditure management, completion point, PRSP, HIPC, enhanced HIPC initiative

Benin reached the completion point under the enhanced HIPC Initiative on March 24, 2003. Staff is of the view that all criteria have been met, and recommends that the Board determine that Benin qualifies for immedi...

Bolivia - Staff Assessment of Qualification for the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

Bolivia - Staff Assessment of Qualification for the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative »

Source: Bolivia - Staff Assessment of Qualification for the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

Volume/Issue: 2005/054

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2005

ISBN: 9781498330787

Keywords: Multilateral debt relief initiative, Domestic debt, Economic policy, Poverty reduction strategy, External debt, Real effective exchange rates, HIPC, completion point, PRSP, Proj

Staff is of the view that all criteria have been met, and recommends that the Board determine that Bolivia qualifies for immediate debt relief under the MDRI....

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina »

Source: Bosnia and Herzegovina : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Mid-Term Development Strategy-Joint Staff Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2005/182

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451804881

Keywords: fiscal reform, poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, fiscal stance, formal sector

Bosnia and Herzegovina's Poverty Reduction Strategy paper reports that significant progress has been made since the late 1990s in building both a market economy and a single economic space. GDP growth has slowed re...

CHAPTER 1 Introduction

CHAPTER 1 Introduction »

Source: Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

Four years after the onset of the global financial crisis, low-income countries (LICs), especially those that have benefited from high commodity prices, have begun to register stron...