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Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2013 : Fiscal Adjustment in an Uncertain World

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2013

ISBN: 9781475566253

Keywords: public debt, government debt, fiscal adjustment, central bank, debt ratios

CAB cyclically adjusted balance CAPB...

Appendix 2. Assessing Potential Revenue: Two Approaches

Appendix 2. Assessing Potential Revenue: Two Approaches »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, October 2013 : Taxing Times

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484357583

Keywords: taxation, tax reform, fiscal projections, public debt, tax systems

The main text reports on two rather different ways of assessing revenue potential, giving complementary perspectives on the scope to raise more. Peer analysis Peer analysis,...

Appendix 3. Increasing Revenue from Real Property Taxes

Appendix 3. Increasing Revenue from Real Property Taxes »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, October 2013 : Taxing Times

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484357583

Keywords: taxation, tax reform, fiscal projections, public debt, tax systems

Recent years have seen a dramatic increase in interest in boosting revenue from property taxes—the term being shorthand here for the recurrent taxation of immovable property—in places as diverse as Cambodia,...

Appendix 1. Recent Developments in Public Health Spending and Outlook for the Future

Appendix 1. Recent Developments in Public Health Spending and Outlook for the Future »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, October 2013 : Taxing Times

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484357583

Keywords: taxation, tax reform, fiscal projections, public debt, tax systems

The growth of public health spending has slowed significantly in advanced economies over the past three years. Nearly all advanced economies, except Israel and Japan, recorded a slowdown in real health spend...

Appendix 1. Reforming Energy Subsidies

Appendix 1. Reforming Energy Subsidies »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2013 : Fiscal Adjustment in an Uncertain World

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2013

ISBN: 9781475566253

Keywords: public debt, government debt, fiscal adjustment, central bank, debt ratios

Energy subsidies are high in many emerging market economies and low-income countries because of limited pass-through of recent increases in international energy prices to domestic c...

Chapter 1. A Greater Role for Fiscal Policy

Chapter 1. A Greater Role for Fiscal Policy »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2017 : Achieving More with Less

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475564662

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Economic integration, Fiscal space, Development, Tax reforms, Resource allocation, inclusive growth, advanced economies, emerging market economies, advanced economy

Fiscal policy has recently gained prominence, both in public debate and in governments’ policy agendas (Figure 1.1). A reassessment of fiscal policy is taking place, stressing its greater role in fostering s...

Chapter 2 Curbing Corruption

Chapter 2 Curbing Corruption »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2019 : Curbing Corruption

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498302180

Keywords: Corruption, Corruption in politics. Economic aspects, Economic growth, Economic stabilization, Economic integration, Tax revenue, Fiscal policy, inclusive growth, global integration, fiscal outlook

Introduction Corruption—the abuse of public office for private gain—distorts the activities of the state and ultimately takes a toll on economic growth and the quality of people’s li...

Chapter 1. Debt: Use It Wisely

Chapter 1. Debt: Use It Wisely »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, October 2016 : Debt: Use It Wisely

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): Marialuz Moreno Badia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2016

ISBN: 9781513560601

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Market economies, Public debt, Fiscal space, Development, Debt, deleveraging, debt overhang, financial crisis, recovery

Introduction The global gross debt of the nonfinancial sector has more than doubled in nominal terms since the turn of the century, reaching $152 trillion in 2015....

Chapter 2. Digital Government

Chapter 2. Digital Government »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2018 : Capitalizing on Good Times

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484333952

Keywords: Public finance, Tax policy, Debt and growth, Fiscal Monitor, Fiscal policy, Low-income developing countries, Fiscal space, Tax reforms, Production, debt

Digitalization presents both opportunities and risks for fiscal policy. It has the potential to improve the design and implementation of fiscal policy, but it also creates new challenges. This c...

Chapter 1 Fiscal Policy for a Changing Global Economy

Chapter 1 Fiscal Policy for a Changing Global Economy »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2019 : Curbing Corruption

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498302180

Keywords: Corruption, Corruption in politics. Economic aspects, Economic growth, Economic stabilization, Economic integration, Tax revenue, Fiscal policy, inclusive growth, global integration, fiscal outlook

With global growth slowing and uncertainty rising, fiscal policy should prepare for potential downturns—balancing stabilization and sustainability objectives—and put more emphasis on reforms to...