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Swaziland
			: Recent Economic Developments

Swaziland : Recent Economic Developments »

Volume/Issue: 1997/34

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836059.002

ISBN: 9781451836059

Keywords: taxable income, direct investment, foreign direct investment, tax system, tax legislation

This paper reviews economic developments in Swaziland during 1990-96. During 1990-95, the shares of exports and imports of goods and services in GDP averaged 81 percent and 92 percent, respectively. The overall tre...

The Kyrgyz Republic
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

The Kyrgyz Republic : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2014/247

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498312547.002

ISBN: 9781498312547

Keywords: education, regulation, regulations, legislation, government regulation

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Zambia
			: Technical Assistance Report-Towards an Integrated Legal Framework for Public Financial Management

Zambia : Technical Assistance Report-Towards an Integrated Legal Framework for Public Financial Management »

Volume/Issue: 2015/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526744.002

ISBN: 9781513526744

Keywords: Public finance, Financial management, Legislation, Fiscal policy, Budgeting, Public enterprises, Mining sector, Technical Assistance Reports, Zambia, legal framework

This Technical Assistance report proposes a roadmap for completing the process of drafting and adopting an Integrated Legal Framework for Public Financial Management (PFM) in Zambia. The legal framework for PFM in...

Labor and Product Market Reforms in Advanced Economies
			: Fiscal Costs, Gains, and Support

Labor and Product Market Reforms in Advanced Economies : Fiscal Costs, Gains, and Support »

Volume/Issue: 2017/3

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Angana Banerji , Valerio Crispolti , Era Dabla-Norris , Romain Duval , Christian Ebeke , Davide Furceri , Takuji Komatsuzaki , and Tigran Poghosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475583977.006

ISBN: 9781475583977

Keywords: Business cycles, Developed countries, Employment, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Labor market reforms, Legislation, Fiscal Policy; Structural Reforms; Public Debt; Labor Market; Product Market; Deregulation; Employment Protection; Unemployment Benefits; Labor Tax; Active Labor Market Policy, Structural Reforms, Public Debt

Product and labor market reforms are needed to lift persistently sluggish growth in advanced economies. But reforms have progressed slowly because of concerns about their distributive and short-term economic effect...

Approaches to Corporate Debt Restructuring in the Wake of Financial Crises

Approaches to Corporate Debt Restructuring in the Wake of Financial Crises »

Volume/Issue: 2010/02

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Thomas Laryea

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462384846.004

ISBN: 9781462384846

Keywords: Corporate sector, Corporate governance, Debt strategy, Debt restructuring, Debt restructuring, Bankruptcy, Banking sector, Bank restructuring, Asset management, Financial crisis

This paper starts from a discussion of the economic case for moderated government intervention in debt restructuring in the nonfinancial corporate sector. It then draws on lessons from past crises to explain three...

'An Analysis of U.S. Fiscal and Generational Imbalances
			: Who Will Pay and How?'

'An Analysis of U.S. Fiscal and Generational Imbalances : Who Will Pay and How?' »

Volume/Issue: 2011/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicoletta Batini , Julia Guerreiro , and Giovanni Callegari

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455227075.001

ISBN: 9781455227075

Keywords: fiscal gap, generational accounting, Final Healthcare Legislation, discount rate, medicare, tax cuts, healthcare spending, Intertemporal Choice And Growth, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy

This paper updates existing measures of the U.S. fiscal gap to include federal laws up to and including the mid-December 2010 federal fiscal stimulus. It then applies the methodology of generational accounting to e...

Back to the Future: The Nature of Regulatory Capital Requirements

Back to the Future: The Nature of Regulatory Capital Requirements »

Volume/Issue: 2017/181

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ralph Chami , Thomas Cosimano , Emanuel Kopp , and Celine Rochon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484313817.001

ISBN: 9781484313817

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Balance sheets, Bank capital, Capital adequacy, Capital requirements, Moral hazard, United States, Western Hemisphere, Banking sector, Legislation

This paper compares the current regulatory capital requirements under the Dodd-Frank Act (DFA) and the 10-percent leverage ratio, as proposed by the U.S. Treasury and the U.S. House of Representatives' Financial CH...

Building a Better Union
			: Incentivizing Structural Reforms in the Euro Area

Building a Better Union : Incentivizing Structural Reforms in the Euro Area »

Volume/Issue: 2015/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Angana Banerji , Bergljot Barkbu , James John , Tidiane Kinda , Sergejs Saksonovs , Hanni Schoelermann , and Tao Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513517087.001

ISBN: 9781513517087

Keywords: Structural reform, European economic governance, governance, states, member states, legislation, fiscal, Planning, Coordination, and Reform

The momentum for structural reforms is waning in the euro area at a time when even faster progress is needed to boost productivity and growth, achieve real economic convergence, and improve the resilience of the mo...

Fintech in Latin America and the Caribbean: Stocktaking

Fintech in Latin America and the Caribbean: Stocktaking »

Volume/Issue: 2019/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pelin Berkmen , Kimberly Beaton , Dmitry Gershenson , Javier Arze del Granado , Kotaro Ishi , Meeyeon Kim , Emanuel Kopp , and Marina Rousset

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498303248.001

ISBN: 9781498303248

Keywords: Central banks, Central bank role, Central bank legislation, Central bank accounting, Bank credit, Fintech, cross border payments, financial sector, financial regulation, financial stability and integrity

In Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), financial technology has been growing rapidly and is on the agenda of many policy makers. Fintech provides opportunities to deepen financial development, competition, innov...

Fiscal Rules at a Glance
			: Country Details from a New Dataset

Fiscal Rules at a Glance : Country Details from a New Dataset »

Volume/Issue: 2012/273

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nina Budina , Tidiane Kinda , Andrea Schaechter , and Anke Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616359102.001

ISBN: 9781616359102

Keywords: fiscal governance, rules, legislation, federal budget, legal obligation, regulation, Structure and Scope of Government, Deficit,

This paper provides country-specific information on fiscal rules in use in 81 countries from 1985 to end-September 2012. It serves as background material and update of the July 2012 Working Paper 'Fiscal Rules in R...