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Measuring Fiscal Decentralization
			: Exploring the IMF's Databases

Measuring Fiscal Decentralization : Exploring the IMF's Databases »

Volume/Issue: 2011/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455263431.001

ISBN: 9781455263431

Keywords: Fiscal federalism, fiscal centralization, government finance, compensation of employees, fiscal decentralization, local governments, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data, Structure

Conventional wisdom postulates that there are benefits from decentralizing government finances but there is little empirical evidence about actual country practices. This paper presents data on fiscal decentralizat...

Measuring Fiscal Decentralization

Measuring Fiscal Decentralization »

Source: Measuring Fiscal Decentralization : Exploring the IMF's Databases

Volume/Issue: 2011/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455263431

Keywords: Fiscal federalism, fiscal centralization, government finance, compensation of employees, fiscal decentralization, local governments, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data, Structure

Conventional wisdom postulates that there are benefits from decentralizing government finances but there is little empirical evidence about actual country practices. This paper presents data on fiscal decentralizat...

Boom-Bust Cycle, Asymmetrical Fiscal Response and the Dutch Disease

Boom-Bust Cycle, Asymmetrical Fiscal Response and the Dutch Disease »

Source: Boom-Bust Cycle, Asymmetrical Fiscal Response and the Dutch Disease

Volume/Issue: 2010/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kareem Ismail , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781451982718

Keywords: Fiscal Asymmetry, export value, reer, fiscal rules, oil export, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

We examine the behavior of expenditure policy during boom-bust in commodity price cycles, and its implication for real exchange rate movements. To do so, we introduce a Dutch disease model with downward rigidities...

Boom-Bust Cycle, Asymmetrical Fiscal Response and the Dutch Disease

Boom-Bust Cycle, Asymmetrical Fiscal Response and the Dutch Disease »

Volume/Issue: 2010/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kareem Ismail , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451982718.001

ISBN: 9781451982718

Keywords: Fiscal Asymmetry, export value, reer, fiscal rules, oil export, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

We examine the behavior of expenditure policy during boom-bust in commodity price cycles, and its implication for real exchange rate movements. To do so, we introduce a Dutch disease model with downward rigidities...

Analyzing Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities in a Dollarized Economy

Analyzing Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities in a Dollarized Economy »

Source: Analyzing Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities in a Dollarized Economy : The Case of Georgia

Volume/Issue: 2006/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andreas Billmeier , and Johan Mathisen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451864335

Keywords: Balance-sheet analysis, BSA, vulnerabilities, currency mismatch, foreign currency, commercial banks, external debt, currency mismatches, central bank, Methodology for Collecting

Balance-sheet analysis (BSA) complements traditional flow-oriented macroeconomic analysis by gauging mismatches in aggregate and sectoral balance sheets of an economy. Enabled by recent progress in data availabilit...

Analyzing Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities in a Dollarized Economy
			: The Case of Georgia

Analyzing Balance Sheet Vulnerabilities in a Dollarized Economy : The Case of Georgia »

Volume/Issue: 2006/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andreas Billmeier , and Johan Mathisen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864335.001

ISBN: 9781451864335

Keywords: Balance-sheet analysis, BSA, vulnerabilities, currency mismatch, foreign currency, commercial banks, external debt, currency mismatches, central bank, Methodology for Collecting

Balance-sheet analysis (BSA) complements traditional flow-oriented macroeconomic analysis by gauging mismatches in aggregate and sectoral balance sheets of an economy. Enabled by recent progress in data availabilit...

Some Principles for Development of Statistics for a Gulf Cooperation Council Currency Union

Some Principles for Development of Statistics for a Gulf Cooperation Council Currency Union »

Volume/Issue: 2006/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Russell Krueger , and Ettore Kovarich

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864014.001

ISBN: 9781451864014

Keywords: Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, Currency Union, Monetary Union, EMU, monetary policy, statisticians, central bank, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating

Looking ahead to the creation of a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Currency Union in 2010, the paper covers some implications for the statistical programs of the GCC countries. Despite uncertainty over the structure...

Some Principles for Development of Statistics for a Gulf Cooperation Council Currency Union

Some Principles for Development of Statistics for a Gulf Cooperation Council Currency Union »

Source: Some Principles for Development of Statistics for a Gulf Cooperation Council Currency Union

Volume/Issue: 2006/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Russell Krueger , and Ettore Kovarich

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451864014

Keywords: Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, Currency Union, Monetary Union, EMU, monetary policy, statisticians, central bank, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating

Looking ahead to the creation of a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Currency Union in 2010, the paper covers some implications for the statistical programs of the GCC countries. Despite uncertainty over the structure...

Data Consistency in IMF Publications

Data Consistency in IMF Publications »

Source: Data Consistency in IMF Publications : Country Staff Reports Versus International Financial Statistics

Volume/Issue: 2005/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Cady , and Anthony Pellechio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860658

Keywords: International Financial Statistics, statistics, current account, balance of payments, public debt, current account balance, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data, International Finance: General

Data published in IMF country staff reports and International Financial Statistics (IFS) may differ for identical variables and, at times, users may be unaware of the reasons for these differences and lack the info...

Data Consistency in IMF Publications
			: Country Staff Reports Versus International Financial Statistics

Data Consistency in IMF Publications : Country Staff Reports Versus International Financial Statistics »

Volume/Issue: 2005/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Cady , and Anthony Pellechio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860658.001

ISBN: 9781451860658

Keywords: International Financial Statistics, statistics, current account, balance of payments, public debt, current account balance, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data, International Finance: General

Data published in IMF country staff reports and International Financial Statistics (IFS) may differ for identical variables and, at times, users may be unaware of the reasons for these differences and lack the info...