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Assessing Fiscal Stress

Assessing Fiscal Stress »

Source: Assessing Fiscal Stress

Volume/Issue: 2011/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriela Dobrescu , Iva Petrova , Nazim Belhocine , and Emanuele Baldacci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455254316

Keywords: fiscal stress, fiscal vulnerability, public debt crises, sovereign default, public debt, fiscal indicators, fiscal crisis, fiscal variables, National Deficit Surplus, Studies of Particular Policy Episodes

This paper develops a new index which provides early warning signals of fiscal sustainability problems for advanced and emerging economies. Unlike previous studies, the index assesses the determinants of fiscal str...

The Challenge of Fiscal Decentralization in Transition Countries

The Challenge of Fiscal Decentralization in Transition Countries »

Source: The Challenge of Fiscal Decentralization in Transition Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , and Paul Wade

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

ISBN: 9781451852707

Keywords: fiscal reform, transition, decentralization, subnational governments, intergovernmental fiscal, intergovernmental fiscal relations, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General

This paper examines key aspects of the ongoing decentralization process in transition economies and identifies areas where the present systems can have potentially adverse impacts on both service delivery and macro...

The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia

The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia : Is the Current Crisis Different?

Volume/Issue: 2010/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982121

Keywords: government spending, public debt, fiscal policy response, General Outlook and Conditions, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

The countries of the Middle East and North Africa, and the Caucasus and Central Asia have the highest output volatility in the world. Fiscal policy is a powerful tool that can help dampen the business cycles. This...

Economic Outlook and Policy Challenges

Economic Outlook and Policy Challenges »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2008, Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067158

Keywords: oil prices, oil exporters, oil revenues, oil-producing countries, exporting countries

Economic Outlook World economic outlook 7 The financial turmoil that erupted in August 2007 and...

Evolution of Debt Sustainability Analysis in Low-Income Countries

Evolution of Debt Sustainability Analysis in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Evolution of Debt Sustainability Analysis in Low-Income Countries : Some Aggregate Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2012/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedicte Baduel , and Robert Price

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475505153

Keywords: low-income countries, debt service, debt ratios, debt dynamics, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: Other, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance,

The Debt Sustainability Analysis (DSA) for low-income countries (LICs) is a standardized analytical tool to monitor debt sustainability. This paper uses DSAs from three periods around the time of the global economi...

Fiscal Adjustment in Transition Countries

Fiscal Adjustment in Transition Countries »

Source: Fiscal Adjustment in Transition Countries : Evidence From the 1990's

Volume/Issue: 2003/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Catriona Purfield

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451845471

Keywords: logit regression, expenditure, fiscal imbalances, fiscal adjustments, fiscal adjustment in transition, Studies of Particular Policy Episodes, National Deficit Surplus,

In the 1990s, transition countries underwent large adjustments to address fiscal imbalances. This paper examines whether the factors identified in the literature on advanced economies, the size and composition of a...

Fiscal Reform Over Ten Years of Transition

Fiscal Reform Over Ten Years of Transition »

Source: Fiscal Reform Over Ten Years of Transition

Volume/Issue: 2000/113

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Tsibouris , and Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451853698

Keywords: fiscal reform, transition, tax system, tax revenue, tax administrations, tax policy, tax policy reform, Economic Reform,

This paper analyzes fiscal reforms in transition economies during the decade leading up to 1998. The paper argues that macroeconomic stabilization, price liberalization and privatization—the core reforms vis...

Fiscal Transition in Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Fiscal Transition in Countries of the Former Soviet Union »

Source: Fiscal Transition in Countries of the Former Soviet Union : An Interim Assessment

Volume/Issue: 1996/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jeffrey Davis , and A. Cheasty

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1996

ISBN: 9781451848120

Keywords: expenditure, government expenditure, general government expenditure, expenditures

This paper reviews the uneven record of fiscal performance in the states of the former Soviet Union since independence. Deficits have come down rapidly, an important contribution to stabilization. Given, however, t...

Fiscal Transparency and Economic Outcomes

Fiscal Transparency and Economic Outcomes »

Source: Fiscal Transparency and Economic Outcomes

Volume/Issue: 2005/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451862447

Keywords: Fiscal Discipline, Institutions, contingent liabilities, budget execution, fiscal risk, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, and Finance, Taxation, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Markets and Institutions,

This paper develops indices of fiscal transparency for a broad range of countries based on the IMF's Code of Good Practices on Fiscal Transparency, using data derived from published fiscal transparency modules of t...

Georgia

Georgia »

Source: Georgia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2005/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451814576

Keywords: state budget, expenditures, mtef, expenditure, budget expenditures

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) on Georgia review macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction, as well as associated external financing needs and major so...