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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 -...

Government Spending, Taxes, and Economic Growth

Government Spending, Taxes, and Economic Growth »

Source: Government Spending, Taxes, and Economic Growth

Volume/Issue: 1994/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Cashin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1994

ISBN: 9781451951479

Keywords: taxation, economic growth, government spending, public finance

This paper develops an endogenous growth model of the influence of public investment, public transfers, and distortionary taxation on the rate of economic growth. The growth-enhancing effects of investment in publi...

I. When Is Fiscal Adjustment Needed?

I. When Is Fiscal Adjustment Needed? »

Source: Fiscal Adjustment for Stability and Growth

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): James Daniel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065130

Keywords: Economic growth, fiscal policy, fiscal adjustment, expenditure, public expenditure, aggregate demand

Governments are necessarily continuing concerns. They have to keep going in good times and in bad. They therefore need a wide margin of safety. If...

II. How Should the Fiscal Position Be Assessed?

II. How Should the Fiscal Position Be Assessed? »

Source: Fiscal Adjustment for Stability and Growth

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): James Daniel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065130

Keywords: Economic growth, fiscal policy, fiscal adjustment, expenditure, public expenditure, aggregate demand

Without data, all you are is just another person with an opinion. —Anonymous...

III. What Makes Fiscal Adjustment Successful?

III. What Makes Fiscal Adjustment Successful? »

Source: Fiscal Adjustment for Stability and Growth

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): James Daniel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065130

Keywords: Economic growth, fiscal policy, fiscal adjustment, expenditure, public expenditure, aggregate demand

If it were done when’tis done, then’twere well it were done quickly. —William Shakespeare (1564–1616)...

IMF Completes Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Solomon Islands

IMF Completes Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Solomon Islands »

Source: Solomon Islands : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV consultation and Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion

Volume/Issue: 2014/12

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484374023

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Debt sustainability analysis, Solomon Islands, Extended Credit Facility, Exchange rate assessments, Economic indicators, Press releases, Reserves adequacy, Staff Reports

This Information Annex highlights that the Solomon Islands has recovered well from a precarious position during the global economic crisis. Growth has accelerated rapidly and international and fiscal reserves incre...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Cambodia

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Cambodia »

Source: Cambodia : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/33

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475566451

Keywords: Article IV consultations, Cambodia, Bank supervision, Economic growth, Debt sustainability analysis, Economic indicators, Fiscal consolidation, Global competitiveness, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy

This Debt Sustainability Analysis update highlights Cambodia's continued low debt distress rating: all debt burden indicators are projected to remain below the respective thresholds. The authorities have made progr...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Solomon Islands

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Solomon Islands »

Source: Solomon Islands : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV consultation and Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion

Volume/Issue: 2014/12

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484374023

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Debt sustainability analysis, Solomon Islands, Extended Credit Facility, Exchange rate assessments, Economic indicators, Press releases, Reserves adequacy, Staff Reports

This Information Annex highlights that the Solomon Islands has recovered well from a precarious position during the global economic crisis. Growth has accelerated rapidly and international and fiscal reserves incre...