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Dedicated Road Funds

Dedicated Road Funds »

Source: Dedicated Road Funds : A Preliminary View on a World Bank Initiative

Volume/Issue: 1997/7

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Barry Potter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1997

ISBN: 9781451971378

Keywords: Budgetary policy, World Bank, Road Funds, Budget Management Policy, Budget Policy, road, road maintenance, budget, road fund

In the past, Road Funds have been criticized as inconsistent with effective expenditure control, as distorting the allocation of public sector resources, and as incompatible with efficient management of government...

Does Performance Budgeting Work? An Analytical Review of the Empirical Literature

Does Performance Budgeting Work? An Analytical Review of the Empirical Literature »

Source: Does Performance Budgeting Work? An Analytical Review of the Empirical Literature

Volume/Issue: 2005/210

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marc Robinson , and Jim Brumby

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451862294

Keywords: performance measures, budget process, resource allocation, performance budgeting systems, government accounting, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, Publicly Provided Goods,

This paper attempts to ascertain what light the empirical literature sheds on the efficacy of performance budgeting. Performance budgeting refers to procedures or mechanisms intended to strengthen links between the...

Fiscal Policy and Lending Relationships

Fiscal Policy and Lending Relationships »

Source: Fiscal Policy and Lending Relationships

Volume/Issue: 2013/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Melina , and Stefania Villa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484380277

Keywords: deep habits, lending relationships, government spending, fiscal stimulus, government spending shocks, budget constraint,

This paper studies how fiscal policy affects loan market conditions in the US. First, it conducts a Structural Vector-Autoregression analysis showing that the bank spread responds negatively to an expansionary gove...

Fiscal Reforms That Work

Fiscal Reforms That Work »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 January 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756244.051

ISBN: 9781557756244

Keywords: fiscal consolidation, economic growth, public debt, budget deficit, business cycle

Reducing the budget deficit is not easy. Keynesian theory suggests thatlowering government expenditures and raising revenues can lead to afalloff in economic activity. This paper argues the neoclassical approach -...

Fiscal Reforms That Work

Fiscal Reforms That Work »

Source: Fiscal Reforms That Work

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 January 1997

ISBN: 9781557756244

Keywords: fiscal consolidation, economic growth, public debt, budget deficit, business cycle

Budget deficits (the yearly excess of government expenditures over revenues) and government debt (the deficits accumulated over the years) have soared in many industrial countries over the past 20 years, and...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Fiscal Reforms That Work

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 January 1997

ISBN: 9781557756244

Keywords: fiscal consolidation, economic growth, public debt, budget deficit, business cycle

Reducing the budget deficit is not easy. Keynesian theory suggests thatlowering government expenditures and raising revenues can lead to afalloff in economic activity. This paper argues the neoclassical approach -...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Fiscal Reforms That Work

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 January 1997

ISBN: 9781557756244

Keywords: fiscal consolidation, economic growth, public debt, budget deficit, business cycle

Reducing the budget deficit is not easy. Keynesian theory suggests thatlowering government expenditures and raising revenues can lead to afalloff in economic activity. This paper argues the neoclassical approach -...

Fiscal Rules

Fiscal Rules »

Source: Fiscal Rules : Useful Policy Framework or Unnecessary Ornament?

Volume/Issue: 2001/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Kopits

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451856545

Keywords: fiscal rules, expenditure, fiscal policy rules, capital expenditure, Investment, And Finance, Taxation, national Budget, Deficit, And Debt,

With the primary objective of conferring credibility on macroeconomic policies, an increasing number of advanced and emerging market economies have adopted various forms of fiscal rules (mainly balanced-budget requ...

Glossary

Glossary »

Source: Manual on Fiscal Transparency (2007)

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Dawn Rehm , and Taryn Parry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066618

Keywords: fiscal transparency, fiscal activities, budget documentation, contingent liabilities, fiscal policy

Accounting basis: Defined in IFAC (2000b) as “the body of accounting principles that determine when the effec...

Growth Forecast Errors and  Fiscal Multipliers

Growth Forecast Errors and Fiscal Multipliers »

Source: Growth Forecast Errors and Fiscal Multipliers

Volume/Issue: 2013/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Blanchard , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475576443

Keywords: government expenditure, output fluctuations, fiscal consolidation, fiscal multipliers, growth forecast, fiscal balance, General, General, Forecasts of Budgets, Deficits

This paper investigates the relation between growth forecast errors and planned fiscal consolidation during the crisis. We find that, in advanced economies, stronger planned fiscal consolidation has been associated...