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The Growth and Stabilization Properties of Fiscal Policy in Malaysia

The Growth and Stabilization Properties of Fiscal Policy in Malaysia »

Source: The Growth and Stabilization Properties of Fiscal Policy in Malaysia

Volume/Issue: 2013/149

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sohrab Rafiq

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484337912

Keywords: Stabilization, Multipliers, Time-variation, government spending, fiscal multipliers, fiscal stimulus, government spending shocks, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

This paper examines the size of the fiscal multiplier values generated in Malaysia. The results show that a government spending shock leads to broad positive economic effects. Although, the effectiveness of fiscal...

Has Higher Household Indebtedness Weakened Monetary Policy Transmission?

Has Higher Household Indebtedness Weakened Monetary Policy Transmission? »

Source: Has Higher Household Indebtedness Weakened Monetary Policy Transmission?

Volume/Issue: 2019/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): R. Gelos , Tommaso Mancini Griffoli , Machiko Narita , Federico Grinberg , Umang Rawat , and Shujaat Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484393208

Keywords: Monetary policy, Consumption, transmission, households, real estate, leverage, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

Has monetary policy in advanced economies been less effective since the global financial crisis because of deteriorating household balance sheets? This paper examines the question using household data from the Unit...

How Important are Debt and Growth Expectations for Interest Rates?

How Important are Debt and Growth Expectations for Interest Rates? »

Source: How Important are Debt and Growth Expectations for Interest Rates?

Volume/Issue: 2015/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sohrab Rafiq

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484358603

Keywords: time-variation, debt, interest, interest rates, forward rates, private sector debt, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper uses a dataset on private-sector risk aversion as well as expectations of long-run growth and debt to explain trends in implied forward rates on government bonds in the G-7 countries. The results show, c...

Identical Twins? Destination-Based Cash-Flow Taxes Versus Consumption Taxes with Payroll Subsidies

Identical Twins? Destination-Based Cash-Flow Taxes Versus Consumption Taxes with Payroll Subsidies »

Source: Identical Twins? Destination-Based Cash-Flow Taxes Versus Consumption Taxes with Payroll Subsidies

Volume/Issue: 2017/276

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benjamin Carton , Emilio Fernández Corugedo , and Benjamin Hunt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484332993

Keywords: tax policy; business taxation, financial accelerator, dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models; macroeconomic interdependence, tax policy, business taxation, dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models, macroeconomic interdependence, Forecasting and Simulation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments

The Global Integrated Monetary and Fiscal model (GIMF) is a multi-region, forward-looking, DSGE model developed by the Economic Modeling Division of the IMF for policy analysis and international economic research....

If the Fed Acts, How Do You React? The Liftoff Effect on Capital Flows

If the Fed Acts, How Do You React? The Liftoff Effect on Capital Flows »

Source: If the Fed Acts, How Do You React? The Liftoff Effect on Capital Flows

Volume/Issue: 2015/256

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Swarnali Ahmed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2015

ISBN: 9781498367196

Keywords: Fed liftoffs, policy responses, policy framework, emerging market economies, interest, market, portfolio, interest rate, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments

After more than six years of ultra-low interest rates, a Fed liftoff (rate hike) is just a matter of time. This paper goes back to history to understand the spillover effect - or what is termed in the paper as the...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Fiji

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Fiji »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484399484

Keywords: Statistics, External sector, Financial statistics, Government finance statistics, Consumer price indexes, RBF, Proj, potential growth, percent of GDP, text figure

The economy is recovering well from several natural disasters, supported by accommodative fiscal and monetary policies. Growth performance picked up in recent years with improved political stability, though aver...

Australia
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Bank Resolution and Crisis Management

Australia : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Bank Resolution and Crisis Management »

Volume/Issue: 2019/48

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484398845.002

ISBN: 9781484398845

Keywords: Central banks, Systemically important financial institutions, Banking safety nets, Bank liquidity, Deposit insurance, APRA;RBA;Adi;FCS;foreign branch, limate change, Sustainability, Energy technology & engineering, Energy, power generation, distribution & storage

This Technical Note on Bank Resolution and Crisis Management for Australia was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with the member c...

More Slack than Meets the Eye? Recent Wage Dynamics in Advanced Economies

More Slack than Meets the Eye? Recent Wage Dynamics in Advanced Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2018/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gee Hee Hong , Zsoka Koczan , Weicheng Lian , and Malhar Nabar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484345351.001

ISBN: 9781484345351

Keywords: Economic models, Employment, Labor markets, Unemployment, Wage increases, Monetary policy, wage growth, involuntary part-time employment, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments

Nominal wage growth in most advanced economies remains markedly lower than it was before the Great Recession of 2008-09. This paper finds that the bulk of the wage slowdown is accounted for by labor market slack, i...

Republic of Fiji
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Republic of Fiji : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2019/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484399484.002

ISBN: 9781484399484

Keywords: Statistics, External sector, Financial statistics, Government finance statistics, Consumer price indexes, RBF, Proj, potential growth, percent of GDP, text figure

The economy is recovering well from several natural disasters, supported by accommodative fiscal and monetary policies. Growth performance picked up in recent years with improved political stability, though aver...

Uganda
			: Technical Assistance Report-Report on the Monetary and Financial Statistics Mission

Uganda : Technical Assistance Report-Report on the Monetary and Financial Statistics Mission »

Volume/Issue: 2017/304

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484322277.002

ISBN: 9781484322277

Keywords: Monetary statistics, Financial statistics, Monetary aggregates, Interest rates, Foreign exchange, Technical assistance missions, Technical Assistance Reports, Uganda, Fiscal sector, Real sector

This Technical Assistance Report discusses technical advice and recommendations given by the IMF mission to the authorities of Uganda regarding compilation of the sectoral balance sheet of other financial corporati...