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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...

The Driving Force behind the Boom and Bust in Construction in Europe

The Driving Force behind the Boom and Bust in Construction in Europe »

Source: The Driving Force behind the Boom and Bust in Construction in Europe

Volume/Issue: 2013/181

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Sun , Pritha Mitra , and Alejandro Simone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484392485

Keywords: Construction, Business Cycle, Error-correction, European Growth, expenditure, stock market, capital expenditure, stock market index, Europe: 1913-71,

This paper studies the factors behind pro-cyclical but widely varying construction shares (as a percent of GDP) across countries, with a strong focus on European countries. Using a dataset covering 48 countries (in...

European Union

European Union »

Source: European Union : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Technical Note on Macroprudential Oversight and the Role of the ESRB

Volume/Issue: 2013/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475591156

Keywords: financial stability, regulation, financial system, financial institutions

This article reviews the European Systematic Risk Board (ESRB), its role, approach, outputs, and effects in the European Union. The ESRB is the reason for macroprudential oversight of financial systems. Macropruden...

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...

Fiscal Rules in Response to the Crisis

Fiscal Rules in Response to the Crisis »

Source: Fiscal Rules in Response to the Crisis : Toward the "Next-Generation" Rules: A New Dataset

Volume/Issue: 2012/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nina Budina , Andrea Schaechter , Anke Weber , and Tidiane Kinda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505351

Keywords: fiscal governance, budget balance, national fiscal rules, fiscal rule, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government, National Deficit Surplus,

Strengthening fiscal frameworks, in particular fiscal rules, has emerged as a key response to the fiscal legacy of the crisis. This paper takes stock of fiscal rules in use around the world, compiles a dataset - co...

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....