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Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Fiscal Policy in the Smaller Industrial Countries, 1972-82

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1986

ISBN: 9780939934539

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal policy, government expenditure, total expenditure, expenditure growth

Written by Gisli Blondal, former Advisor in the IMF's Fiscal Affairs Department, the book examines the fiscal policy pursued by 13 of the smaller industrial countries over the period 1972-82....

Fiscal Space1

Fiscal Space1 »

Source: Fiscal Space

Volume/Issue: 2010/11

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , Atish Ghosh , Jun Kim , and Mahvash Qureshi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455228010

Keywords: Developed countries, Debt management, Public debt, Fiscal sustainability, Fiscal policy, fiscal sustainability, debt dynamics, debt, interest, primary balance

In this note, the authors reexamine the issue of debt sustainability in a large group of advanced economies. Their hypothesis is that, when debt is in a moderate range, its dynamics are sustainable in the sense tha...

From Systemic Banking Crises to Fiscal Costs

From Systemic Banking Crises to Fiscal Costs »

Source: From Systemic Banking Crises to Fiscal Costs : Risk Factors

Volume/Issue: 2015/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Amaglobeli , Nicolas End , Mariusz Jarmuzek , and Geremia Palomba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513529356

Keywords: fiscal costs, banking, banking crises, debt, public debt, bank, General,

This paper examines the risk factors associated with fiscal costs of systemic banking crises using cross-country data. We differentiate between immediate direct fiscal costs of government intervention (e.g., recapi...

2 Growth of the Government Sector

2 Growth of the Government Sector »

Source: Fiscal Policy in the Smaller Industrial Countries, 1972-82

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1986

ISBN: 9780939934539

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal policy, government expenditure, total expenditure, expenditure growth

The sharp increase in the proportion of community output appropriated by the state is among the most outstanding changes in industrial economies during this century. Studies of this phenomenon have revealed...

Iceland

Iceland »

Source: Iceland : Technical Assistance Report on a New Organic Budget Law

Volume/Issue: 2012/4

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463932480

Keywords: budget law, fiscal strategy, annual budget, fiscal objectives

This technical assistance report on Iceland focuses on a new organic budget law (OBL). In designing a new OBL, it is important to preserve good features of Iceland's current legal framework for budgeting. At the sa...

Iceland

Iceland »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/90

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503128

Keywords: expenditure, expenditure growth, fiscal objectives, expenditures

This selected issues paper on Iceland reports that since mid-2009, Iceland has undergone a heavily frontloaded fiscal consolidation program to bring government finances to a sustainable level. To maintain the adjus...

6 Iceland

6 Iceland »

Source: Fiscal Policy in the Smaller Industrial Countries, 1972-82

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1986

ISBN: 9780939934539

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal policy, government expenditure, total expenditure, expenditure growth

Iceland’s growth performance depends largely on unstable fish catches and world market prices for fish products, which are subject to sharp fluctuations. Despite substantial diversification of export product...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/297

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451819335

Keywords: fiscal rule, public debt, exchange rate

Given its small size and openness, the Icelandic economy has been subject to large shocks. Systematic coordination of monetary and fiscal policy, however, could help improve the inflation-output variability trade-o...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/297

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451819335

Keywords: fiscal rule, public debt, exchange rate

Given its small size and openness, the Icelandic economy has been subject to large shocks. Systematic coordination of monetary and fiscal policy, however, could help improve the inflation-output variability trade-o...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/90

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503128

Keywords: expenditure, expenditure growth, fiscal objectives, expenditures

This selected issues paper on Iceland reports that since mid-2009, Iceland has undergone a heavily frontloaded fiscal consolidation program to bring government finances to a sustainable level. To maintain the adjus...