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From Volatility to Stability in Expenditure: Stabilization Funds in Resource-Rich Countries

From Volatility to Stability in Expenditure: Stabilization Funds in Resource-Rich Countries »

Source: From Volatility to Stability in Expenditure : Stabilization Funds in Resource-Rich Countries

Volume/Issue: 2014/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Naotaka Sugawara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2014

ISBN: 9781475515275

Keywords: stabilization fund, fiscal volatility, government expenditure, institution, stabilization, expenditure, public spending, Comparative or Joint Analysis of Fiscal and Monetary or Stabilization Policy, General, Government Policy,

This paper examines the effect of stabilization funds on the volatility of government expenditure in resource-rich countries. Using a panel data set of 68 resource-rich countries over 1988-2012, the results find th...

4. Government Spending, Subsidies, and Economic Efficiency

4. Government Spending, Subsidies, and Economic Efficiency »

Source: The Macroeconomics of the Arab States of the Gulf

Series: Books

Author(s): Raphael Espinoza , Ghada Fayad , and Ananthakrishnan Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 2013

ISBN: 9780199683796

Keywords: oil, monetary policy, fiscal policy, expenditure, oil prices

4.1 Introduction The activities of the government have a heightened importance in the Gulf countries because oil revenues accrue to the government and the way they are spent or saved...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Kuwait : From Reconstruction to Accumulation for Future Generations

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): John Wilson , Susan Fennell , Nigel Chalk , Mohamed El-Erian , and Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557756237

Keywords: central bank, expenditure, debt, capital expenditure, interest

Kuwait has made an impressive recovery from the damage and disruptions caused by the August 1990 invasion by Iraq. Oil production and capacity have been fully restored to preinvasion levels, as has infrastru...

II Accumulation for Future Generations: Kuwait’s Economic Challenges

II Accumulation for Future Generations: Kuwait’s Economic Challenges »

Source: Kuwait : From Reconstruction to Accumulation for Future Generations

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): John Wilson , Susan Fennell , Nigel Chalk , Mohamed El-Erian , and Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557756237

Keywords: central bank, expenditure, debt, capital expenditure, interest

Kuwait is a rich country. It has large oil reserves and, owing to its prudent financial policies of the 1970s and 1980s, possesses considerable foreign assets. The economy has a tradition of low inflation, a...

III Budget Structure and Implications for Fiscal Policy

III Budget Structure and Implications for Fiscal Policy »

Source: Kuwait : From Reconstruction to Accumulation for Future Generations

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): John Wilson , Susan Fennell , Nigel Chalk , Mohamed El-Erian , and Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557756237

Keywords: central bank, expenditure, debt, capital expenditure, interest

In the years since the Iraqi occupation, Kuwait has recorded budget deficits as well as lower investment income. The budget deficits reflected the high spending associated with liberation, reconstruction, an...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait »

Source: Kuwait : 2011 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kuwait

Volume/Issue: 2011/217

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462327447

Keywords: government expenditure, banking, recapitalization, banking sector, capital expenditure

Kuwait faced the global financial crisis from a position of strength, owing to expansionary fiscal stance. The economy is expected to grow steadily over the medium term as Kuwait continues to implement the developm...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait »

Source: Kuwait : 2019 Article IV Consultation; Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kuwait

Volume/Issue: 2019/95

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498306355

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Credit, Central banks, Financial and Monetary Sector, Expenditures, non-oil, CBK, investment income, FSSA, overall balance

Growth has strengthened, and fiscal and external positions improved thanks to higher oil prices. The increased uncertainty about oil price prospects though underscores the need to reduce dependence on oil and incre...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait »

Source: Kuwait : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kuwait

Volume/Issue: 2015/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513559322

Keywords: investment, expenditure, finance, monetary fund, tax

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that decline in oil prices has adversely affected Kuwait's fiscal and current account balances and slowed growth in 2014-15. Real non-oil GDP growth is projected to slow...

Kuwait
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation; Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kuwait

Kuwait : 2019 Article IV Consultation; Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kuwait »

Volume/Issue: 2019/95

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498306355.002

ISBN: 9781498306355

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Credit, Central banks, Financial and Monetary Sector, Expenditures, non-oil, CBK, investment income, FSSA, overall balance

Growth has strengthened, and fiscal and external positions improved thanks to higher oil prices. The increased uncertainty about oil price prospects though underscores the need to reduce dependence on oil and incre...

Kuwait
			: 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kuwait

Kuwait : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kuwait »

Volume/Issue: 2015/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 December 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513559322.002

ISBN: 9781513559322

Keywords: investment, expenditure, finance, monetary fund, tax

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that decline in oil prices has adversely affected Kuwait's fiscal and current account balances and slowed growth in 2014-15. Real non-oil GDP growth is projected to slow...