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Addressing Korea's Long-Term Fiscal Challenges

Addressing Korea's Long-Term Fiscal Challenges »

Source: Addressing Korea's Long-Term Fiscal Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2008/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Murtaza Syed , Michael Skaarup , and Tarhan Feyzioglu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2008

ISBN: 9781451868890

Keywords: Korea, Simulation, Sustainability, Tax Reform, General Equilibrium, pension, pension reform, tax rates, pension fund, fiscal policy

Korea is on the verge of an unprecedented demographic shift. In coming decades, rapid aging will transform it from one of the youngest populations in the OECD to among the oldest in record time. In turn, this shift...

Aging

Aging »

Source: Aging : Some Pleasant Fiscal Arithmetic

Volume/Issue: 2005/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451860900

Keywords: OECD countries, public expenditure, expenditure, expenditure growth, total expenditure, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies,

Projections of age-related public expenditure growth have raised widespread concerns about fiscal sustainability. This paper examines how total expenditure would develop under four policy rules on public expenditur...

Asia: A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts

Asia: A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts »

Source: Asia : A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts

Volume/Issue: 2016/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lekha Chakraborty

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475519914

Keywords: India, Fiscal policy, Cross country analysis, Budgeting, Asia, Asia and Pacific, Australia, Philippines, Korea, Republic of, Gender

This paper reviews gender budgeting efforts in Asia. The countries in the region have achieved mixed success in improving gender equality. Gender budgeting is ideally a fiscal innovation that translates gender-rela...

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability »

Source: Assessing Fiscal Sustainability : A Cross-Country Comparison

Volume/Issue: 2003/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enzo Croce , and V. Juan-Ramon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451856569

Keywords: convergence, fiscal rule, public debt, debt ratio, fiscal stance, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt,

To monitor fiscal sustainability, this paper proposes a recursive algorithm derived from the law of motion of the debt-to-GDP ratio, subject to a government reaction function that links convergence to the targeted...

4 Assurances of Integrity

4 Assurances of Integrity »

Source: Manual on Fiscal Transparency

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2002

ISBN: 9781589060555

Keywords: fiscal transparency, fiscal activities, quasi-fiscal activities, fiscal policy, contingent liabilities

149. It is essential for fiscal transparency that fiscal data reported by the government meet basic criteria that attest to their quality, and that there are mechanisms in place which provide assurances to t...

Automatic Adjustment Mechanisms in Asian Pension Systems?

Automatic Adjustment Mechanisms in Asian Pension Systems? »

Source: Automatic Adjustment Mechanisms in Asian Pension Systems?

Volume/Issue: 2016/242

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elif Arbatli , Csaba Feher , Jack Ree , Ikuo Saito , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475560336

Keywords: Pensions, Pension reforms, Japan, Korea, Republic of, China, People's Republic of, China, Asia and Pacific, Asia, Retirement, Pension System Reform

Automatic adjustment mechanisms (AAMs)-rules ensuring that certain characteristics of a pension system respond to demographic, macroeconomic and financial developments, in a predetermined fashion and without the ne...

Benefits and Costs of Corporate Debt Restructuring

Benefits and Costs of Corporate Debt Restructuring »

Source: Benefits and Costs of Corporate Debt Restructuring : An Estimation for Korea

Volume/Issue: 2016/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jae Chung , and Lev Ratnovski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2016

ISBN: 9781475545418

Keywords: Corporate Debt, Stress-tests, Debt Restructuring, Korea

The paper offers a method to quantify benefits and costs of corporate debt restructuring, with an application to Korea. We suggest a 'persistent ICR<1' criterion to capture firms that had ICR<1 for multiple consecu...

Capital Account Liberalization and Financial Sector Stability

Capital Account Liberalization and Financial Sector Stability »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060852.084

ISBN: 9781589060852

Keywords: Financial sector, Capital account liberalization, capital flows, international capital, financial institutions

This paper analyzes the linkages between capital account liberalization and other policies influencing financial sector stability. Drawing on country experiences, the paper develops an operational framework for seq...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Capital Account Liberalization and Financial Sector Stability

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060852

Keywords: Financial sector, Capital account liberalization, capital flows, international capital, financial institutions

This paper analyzes the linkages between capital account liberalization and other policies influencing financial sector stability. Drawing on country experiences, the paper develops an operational framework for seq...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Capital Account Liberalization and Financial Sector Stability

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060852

Keywords: Financial sector, Capital account liberalization, capital flows, international capital, financial institutions

This paper analyzes the linkages between capital account liberalization and other policies influencing financial sector stability. Drawing on country experiences, the paper develops an operational framework for seq...