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The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2016

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9787504979971.084

ISBN: 9787504979971

Keywords: Pension reforms, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Pensions, Government expenditures, Cross country analysis, emerging market economies, retirement, pensions, pension spending

Pension reform is high on the policy agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies. In advanced economies the challenge is generally to contain future increases in public pension spending as the population...

Characterizing the Expenditure Uncertainties of Industrial Countries in the 21st Century1

Characterizing the Expenditure Uncertainties of Industrial Countries in the 21st Century1 »

Source: Characterizing the Expenditure Uncertainties of Industrial Countries in the 21st Century

Volume/Issue: 2005/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller , and David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451861105

Keywords: fiscal frameworks, expenditure, expenditures, government expenditure, fiscal policy, expenditure categories, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt,

A number of uncertainties about long-term expenditure commitments in industrial countries are examined: (i) the assumptions underlying the projections, (ii) the potential to further reduce non-age-related expenditu...

Role of the Legislature in Budget Processes

Role of the Legislature in Budget Processes »

Volume: 10

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Ian Lienert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462398973.005

ISBN: 9781462398973

Keywords: budget, approval, parliament, legislature, government, executive, accountability, annual budget, appropriations, budgets

This paper examines the role of the legislature in budget processes. The paper highlights that for promoting good governance and fiscal transparency, the legislature's active engagement in the budget process is ess...

Treasury Single Account
			: An Essential Tool for Government Cash Management

Treasury Single Account : An Essential Tool for Government Cash Management »

Volume: 11

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Israel Fainboim Yaker , and Sailendra Pattanayak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504699.005

ISBN: 9781475504699

Keywords: treasury single account, TSA, banking arrangement, bank accounts, cash management, liquidity management, treasury management, transaction processing, public financial management, bank

This technical note and manual addresses the following main issues: 1. Discusses the problems of fragmented government banking arrangements and how a treasury single account (TSA) could address them. 2. Explain...

Characterizing the Expenditure Uncertainties of Industrial Countries in the 21st Century

Characterizing the Expenditure Uncertainties of Industrial Countries in the 21st Century »

Volume/Issue: 2005/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller , and David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861105.001

ISBN: 9781451861105

Keywords: fiscal frameworks, expenditure, expenditures, government expenditure, fiscal policy, expenditure categories, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt,

A number of uncertainties about long-term expenditure commitments in industrial countries are examined: (i) the assumptions underlying the projections, (ii) the potential to further reduce non-age-related expenditu...

Is Fiscal Policy Coordination in EMU Desirable?

Is Fiscal Policy Coordination in EMU Desirable? »

Volume/Issue: 2001/178

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roel Beetsma , Xavier Debrun , and Franc Klaassen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858952.001

ISBN: 9781451858952

Keywords: EMU, fiscal coordination, shocks, demand management, inflation, fiscal policies, fiscal policy, fiscal authorities, And Demand Management,

It is widely argued that Europe's unified monetary policy calls for international coordination at the fiscal level. We survey the issues involved in such coordination in the perspective of macroeconomic stabilizati...

What Determines Government  Spending Multipliers?

What Determines Government Spending Multipliers? »

Volume/Issue: 2012/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gernot Müller , Andre Meier , and Giancarlo Corsetti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504217.001

ISBN: 9781475504217

Keywords: Multiplier, public finances, exchange rate regime, exchange rate, real exchange rate, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper studies how the effects of government spending vary with the economic environment. Using a panel of OECD countries, we identify fiscal shocks as residuals from an estimated spending rule and trace their...

Is Fiscal Policy Coordination in EMU Desirable?1

Is Fiscal Policy Coordination in EMU Desirable?1 »

Source: Is Fiscal Policy Coordination in EMU Desirable?

Volume/Issue: 2001/178

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roel Beetsma , Xavier Debrun , and Franc Klaassen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451858952

Keywords: EMU, fiscal coordination, shocks, demand management, inflation, fiscal policies, fiscal policy, fiscal authorities, And Demand Management,

It is widely argued that Europe's unified monetary policy calls for international coordination at the fiscal level. We survey the issues involved in such coordination in the perspective of macroeconomic stabilizati...

Role of the Legislature in Budget Processes

Role of the Legislature in Budget Processes »

Source: Role of the Legislature in Budget Processes

Volume: 2010

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Ian Lienert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2010

ISBN: 9781462398973

Keywords: budget, approval, parliament, legislature, government, executive, accountability, annual budget, appropriations, budgets

This paper examines the role of the legislature in budget processes. The paper highlights that for promoting good governance and fiscal transparency, the legislature's active engagement in the budget process is ess...

Treasury Single Account

Treasury Single Account »

Source: Treasury Single Account : An Essential Tool for Government Cash Management

Volume: 11

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Israel Fainboim Yaker , and Sailendra Pattanayak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2011

ISBN: 9781475504699

Keywords: treasury single account, TSA, banking arrangement, bank accounts, cash management, liquidity management, treasury management, transaction processing, public financial management, bank

This technical note and manual addresses the following main issues: 1. Discusses the problems of fragmented government banking arrangements and how a treasury single account (TSA) could address them. 2. Explain...