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An Analysis of the Optimal Provision of Public Infrastructure

An Analysis of the Optimal Provision of Public Infrastructure »

Source: An Analysis of the Optimal Provision of Public Infrastructure : A Computational Model Using Mexican Data

Volume/Issue: 1996/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Feltenstein , and Jiming Ha

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451842968

Keywords: budget deficit, inflation, foreign borrowing, real interest rate, public expenditure

An intertemporal general equilibrium model is used to examine infrastructure effects on the Mexican national income. Production functions are estimated for the major sectors of the economy in which sectoral output...

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability »

Source: Assessing Fiscal Sustainability : A Cross-Country Comparison

Volume/Issue: 2003/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enzo Croce , and V. Juan-Ramon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451856569

Keywords: convergence, fiscal rule, public debt, debt ratio, fiscal stance, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt,

To monitor fiscal sustainability, this paper proposes a recursive algorithm derived from the law of motion of the debt-to-GDP ratio, subject to a government reaction function that links convergence to the targeted...

Country Risks and the Investment Activity of U.S. Multinationals in Developing Countries

Country Risks and the Investment Activity of U.S. Multinationals in Developing Countries »

Source: Country Risks and the Investment Activity of U.S. Multinationals in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1999/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Lehmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1999

ISBN: 9781451855470

Keywords: Foreign investment, investment under uncertainty, capital expenditures, foreign affiliates, foreign capital, capital formation, fdi

This paper develops a simple real options model that demonstrates the role of country-specific risk and sunk costs in determining a multinational’s choice between exports and foreign investment. The hypothes...

Fiscal Policy for Stable and Equitable Growth in Latin America*

Fiscal Policy for Stable and Equitable Growth in Latin America* »

Source: Fiscal Policy for Stable and Equitable Growth in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 1989/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 1989

ISBN: 9781451951066

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, social expenditure, public spending, taxation

The resumption of economic growth in Latin America is predicated on the successful restoration of fiscal discipline and stabilization. In restoring fiscal discipline, the mix of policy instruments should aim at max...

A New Action-based Dataset of Fiscal Consolidation in Latin America and the Caribbean

A New Action-based Dataset of Fiscal Consolidation in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2018/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio David , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484353059.001

ISBN: 9781484353059

Keywords: Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Taxation, Uruguay, Western Hemisphere, Argentina, Fiscal policy, Guatemala, Jamaica

This paper presents a new database of fiscal consolidations for 14 Latin American and Caribbean economies during 1989-2016. We focus on discretionary changes in taxes and government spending primarily motivated by...

An Analysis of the Optimal Provision of Public Infrastructure
			: A Computational Model Using Mexican Data

An Analysis of the Optimal Provision of Public Infrastructure : A Computational Model Using Mexican Data »

Volume/Issue: 1996/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Feltenstein , and Jiming Ha

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451842968.001

ISBN: 9781451842968

Keywords: budget deficit, inflation, foreign borrowing, real interest rate, public expenditure

An intertemporal general equilibrium model is used to examine infrastructure effects on the Mexican national income. Production functions are estimated for the major sectors of the economy in which sectoral output...

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability
			: A Cross-Country Comparison

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability : A Cross-Country Comparison »

Volume/Issue: 2003/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enzo Croce , and V. Juan-Ramon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856569.001

ISBN: 9781451856569

Keywords: convergence, fiscal rule, public debt, debt ratio, fiscal stance, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt,

To monitor fiscal sustainability, this paper proposes a recursive algorithm derived from the law of motion of the debt-to-GDP ratio, subject to a government reaction function that links convergence to the targeted...

Country Risks and the Investment Activity of U.S. Multinationals in Developing Countries

Country Risks and the Investment Activity of U.S. Multinationals in Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 1999/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Lehmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451855470.001

ISBN: 9781451855470

Keywords: Foreign investment, investment under uncertainty, capital expenditures, foreign affiliates, foreign capital, capital formation, fdi

This paper develops a simple real options model that demonstrates the role of country-specific risk and sunk costs in determining a multinational’s choice between exports and foreign investment. The hypothes...

Fiscal Policy for Stable and Equitable Growth in Latin America

Fiscal Policy for Stable and Equitable Growth in Latin America »

Volume/Issue: 1989/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451951066.001

ISBN: 9781451951066

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, social expenditure, public spending, taxation

The resumption of economic growth in Latin America is predicated on the successful restoration of fiscal discipline and stabilization. In restoring fiscal discipline, the mix of policy instruments should aim at max...

Is Fiscal Policy Procyclical in Developing Oil-Producing Countries?

Is Fiscal Policy Procyclical in Developing Oil-Producing Countries? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/171

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nese Erbil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462314324.001

ISBN: 9781462314324

Keywords: institutions, govenment expenditure, expenditure, capital expenditure, fiscal policies, government expenditure, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

This paper examines the cyclicality of fiscal behavior in 28 developing oil-producing countries (OPCs) during 1990-2009. After testing five fiscal measures - government expenditure, consumption, investment, non-oil...