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Fiscal Policy
			: Issues During the Transition in Russia

Fiscal Policy : Issues During the Transition in Russia »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sergei Alexashenko , and Augusto López-Claros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757036.084

ISBN: 9781557757036

Keywords: pension, pensions, subsidies, expenditure, expenditures

Since 1992, the Russian Federation has moved away from a command economy and has laid the foundation of a market-based system. This paper examines some of the key fiscal policy issues that arose in 1992-96, the per...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Fiscal Policy : Issues During the Transition in Russia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sergei Alexashenko , and Augusto López-Claros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557757036

Keywords: pension, pensions, subsidies, expenditure, expenditures

Since 1992, the Russian Federation has moved away from a command economy and has laid the foundation of a market-based system. This paper examines some of the key fiscal policy issues that arose in 1992-96, the per...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Fiscal Policy : Issues During the Transition in Russia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sergei Alexashenko , and Augusto López-Claros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557757036

Keywords: pension, pensions, subsidies, expenditure, expenditures

Since 1992, the Russian Federation has moved away from a command economy and has laid the foundation of a market-based system. This paper examines some of the key fiscal policy issues that arose in 1992-96, the per...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Fiscal Policy : Issues During the Transition in Russia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sergei Alexashenko , and Augusto López-Claros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557757036

Keywords: pension, pensions, subsidies, expenditure, expenditures

Since 1992, the Russian Federation has moved away from a command economy and has laid the foundation of a market-based system. This paper examines some of the key policy issues that arose in the fiscal area...

II The Context for the Implementation of Fiscal Policy

II The Context for the Implementation of Fiscal Policy »

Source: Fiscal Policy : Issues During the Transition in Russia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sergei Alexashenko , and Augusto López-Claros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557757036

Keywords: pension, pensions, subsidies, expenditure, expenditures

The chief characteristics of a centrally planned economy began to emerge in the Soviet Union toward the end of the 1920s and early 1930s and eventually consisted of state ownership of the means of production...

III Priorities for the Modernization of the Tax System

III Priorities for the Modernization of the Tax System »

Source: Fiscal Policy : Issues During the Transition in Russia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sergei Alexashenko , and Augusto López-Claros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557757036

Keywords: pension, pensions, subsidies, expenditure, expenditures

Like other countries undergoing systemic transformation, Russia has experienced a radical contraction in the scale of the public sector as well as fundamental changes in the role of the state in the economy....

Some Uncomfortable Arithmetic Regarding Europe's Public Finances

Some Uncomfortable Arithmetic Regarding Europe's Public Finances »

Volume/Issue: 2010/177

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455201884.001

ISBN: 9781455201884

Keywords: Public Sector Balance Sheet, pension, public finances, budget constraint, fiscal adjustment, pension reforms, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General, Demographic Economics: General,

Traditional fiscal indicators focused on measures of current deficits and debt miss the potentially important implications of current policies for future public finances. This could be problematic, including in the...

IV Public Expenditure Reform

IV Public Expenditure Reform »

Source: Fiscal Policy : Issues During the Transition in Russia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sergei Alexashenko , and Augusto López-Claros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557757036

Keywords: pension, pensions, subsidies, expenditure, expenditures

As part of its gradual move toward establishing a market economy based on the rule of law, Russia has scaled down significantly the size and scope of the public sector and has redefined the state’s role as p...

Some Uncomfortable Arithmetic Regarding Europe's Public Finances

Some Uncomfortable Arithmetic Regarding Europe's Public Finances »

Source: Some Uncomfortable Arithmetic Regarding Europe's Public Finances

Volume/Issue: 2010/177

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201884

Keywords: Public Sector Balance Sheet, pension, public finances, budget constraint, fiscal adjustment, pension reforms, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General, Demographic Economics: General,

Traditional fiscal indicators focused on measures of current deficits and debt miss the potentially important implications of current policies for future public finances. This could be problematic, including in the...

V Social Conditions and Social Protection: Issues and Options

V Social Conditions and Social Protection: Issues and Options »

Source: Fiscal Policy : Issues During the Transition in Russia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sergei Alexashenko , and Augusto López-Claros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557757036

Keywords: pension, pensions, subsidies, expenditure, expenditures

The adjustment experience of transition economies attests to the important effects of macroeconomic policies on income distribution and social equity and welfare. An effective adjustment program must therefo...