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An Analysis of the Underground Economy and its Macroeconomic Consequences

An Analysis of the Underground Economy and its Macroeconomic Consequences »

Source: An Analysis of the Underground Economy and its Macroeconomic Consequences

Volume/Issue: 2003/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , and Andrew Feltenstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451844061

Keywords: credit rationing, tax rate, budget deficit, rate of return, tax rates, Computable General Equilibrium Models,

This paper develops a dynamic computable general equilibrium model in which optimizing agents evade taxes by operating in the underground economy. The cost to firms of evading taxes is that they find themselves sub...

Analysis of the Yield on Foreign Exchange Bearer Certificates: Rationality and Financial Behavior in Pakistan

Analysis of the Yield on Foreign Exchange Bearer Certificates: Rationality and Financial Behavior in Pakistan »

Source: Analysis of the Yield on Foreign Exchange Bearer Certificates: Rationality and Financial Behavior in Pakistan

Volume/Issue: 1994/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Karim Abdel-Motaal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1994

ISBN: 9781616352455

Keywords: Interest rates, Economic models

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, incl...

Definitions

Definitions »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

In this Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific, the following groupings are employed: “ASEAN” refers to Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao P.D.R., Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, S...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

The economic outlook for Asia and the Pacific remains strong, and the region continues to be the most dynamic of the global economy. Near-term prospects have improved since the Regional Economic Outlook Upda...

Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa

Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa »

Source: Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa

Volume/Issue: 2015/16

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Mario Mansour , Pritha Mitra , Carlo Sdralevich , and Andrew Jewell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 2015

Language: Arabic

ISBN: 9781513552255

Keywords: Resource Revenues, Excise, Value-Added Tax, Equity, tax, taxes, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement, International Relations and International Political Economy: Other

Fairness - and what governments can do about it - is at the forefront of economic and social debate all over the world. In MENA, this has been at the core of recent political transitions but has not been adequately...

Fiscal Policy in Pakistan Since 1970

Fiscal Policy in Pakistan Since 1970 »

Source: Fiscal Policy in Pakistan Since 1970

Volume/Issue: 1992/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1992

ISBN: 9781451949506

Keywords: fiscal deficit, inflation, fiscal deficits, fiscal deficit reduction

The analysis in this paper suggests that the large fiscal deficits that Pakistan has experienced over most of the period since 1970 led to some crowding out of private investment, resulting in slower output growth...

Foreign Aid and Revenue

Foreign Aid and Revenue »

Source: Foreign Aid and Revenue : Still a Crowding Out Effect?

Volume/Issue: 2012/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ernesto Crivelli , Sanjeev Gupta , Priscilla Muthoora , and Dora Benedek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505344

Keywords: tax revenues, tax revenue, total tax revenue

This paper reexamines the relationship between aid and domestic tax revenues using a more recent and comprehensive dataset covering 118 countries for the period 1980 - 2009. Overall, our results support earlier fin...

1. Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

1. Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

The world economy continues to perform well, with strong growth and trade, rising but still muted inflation, and accommodative financial conditions, notwithstanding some increased financial mark...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$6 billion 39-Month Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Pakistan

IMF Executive Board Approves US$6 billion 39-Month Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Pakistan »

Source: Pakistan : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan

Volume/Issue: 2019/212

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498324496

Keywords: External sector, Fiscal policy, Central banks, Flexible exchange rates, Development, pakistani authority, pakistani rupee, SOEs, SBP, Proj

Pakistan's economy is at a critical juncture. Misaligned economic policies, including large fiscal deficits, loose monetary policy, and defense of an overvalued exchange rate, fueled consumption and short-term grow...

IMF Executive Board Approves 3-Year, US$6.64 Billion Extended Arrangement for Pakistan

IMF Executive Board Approves 3-Year, US$6.64 Billion Extended Arrangement for Pakistan »

Source: Pakistan : 2013 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility

Volume/Issue: 2013/287

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484379615

Keywords: current account, balance of payments, external debt, government debt, public debt

This paper highlights Pakistan's 2013 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility. Discussions in the IMF report focus on macroeconomic policies to address vulne...