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Barbados

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Source: Slovak Republic : 2011 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Informational Annex; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2011/122

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455289660

Keywords: Economic recovery, Economic indicators, Economic growth, Article IV consultation reports, Banking sector, Public information notices, Pension funds, Pension reforms, Staff Reports, Fiscal reforms

The Slovak economy showed recovery from sharp recession. Executive Directors suggested that restoring fiscal sustainability and removing unemployment while maintaining external competitiveness within the monetary u...

Belgium

Belgium »

Source: Belgium : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes: Fiscal Transparency Module

Volume/Issue: 2008/116

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451803297

Keywords: budget process, budget documents, budget documentation, fiscal policy, internal audit

The basic government finance processes are supported by a sound institutional and legal framework. Fiscal information is provided through regular publications and extensive use of the internet. Finally, audit proce...

3 Belgium

3 Belgium »

Source: Fiscal Policy in the Smaller Industrial Countries, 1972-82

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1986

ISBN: 9780939934539

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal policy, government expenditure, total expenditure, expenditure growth

Following several years of strong growth, real GDP declined by almost 2 percent in 1975; after a sharp recovery in 1976, when over 5 percent real growth was registered, economic activity again turned sluggis...

Biographical Sketches

Biographical Sketches »

Source: Fiscal Policy, Stabilization, and Growth in Developing Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

ISBN: 9781557750341

Keywords: inflation, trade taxes, fiscal policy, fiscal deficit, tax revenue

Gloria Bartoli, an Italian, is an Economist in the Special Fiscal Studies Division of the Fund’s Fiscal Affairs Department. She graduated from the University of Turin and became Assistant Profes...

4 Bolivia

4 Bolivia »

Source: Making Fiscal Decentralization Work : Cross-Country Experiences

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Annalisa Fedelino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

ISBN: 9781589069855

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Intergovernmental fiscal relations, decentralization, fiscal decentralization, subnational governments, intergovernmental fiscal, fiscal relations

In Bolivia, the initial drive behind the decentralization process was political. In the late 1980s—after decades of dictatorship and neglect of the poorest regions—a need emerged to...

Bonne gestion des affaires publiques et développement durable

Bonne gestion des affaires publiques et développement durable »

Source: Aspects budgétaires du développement durable : Le Sommet mondial sur le développement durable

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2002

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589061606

Keywords: fiscal policy, public spending, expenditure, sustainable development, public expenditure, primary education, forest, health care, government expenditure, government spending

La mauvaise gestion publique pose de nombreux obstacles au développement humain 52 . La corruption favorise l’affectation des ressources budgétaires à des programmes improductifs e...

Book Forum: Do developing countries have a say at the IMF?

Book Forum: Do developing countries have a say at the IMF? »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 33, Issue 03

Volume/Issue: 33/3

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 February 2004

ISBN: 9781451936360

Keywords: euro, monetary policy, international monetary fund, fiscal policy, monetary union

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Book Notices

Book Notices »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1974

Volume/Issue: 11/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1974

ISBN: 9781616353155

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal system, expenditures, fiscal policy, expenditure policy

This paper highlights that the distribution of income and wealth in developing countries has become a matter of great concern to all those interested in development. The paper highlights that in Latin America, the...

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Waivers of Applicability and Extension and Augmentation of the Arrangement

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Waivers of Applicability and Extension and Augmentation of the Arrangement »

Source: Bosnia and Herzegovina : Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Applicability and Extension and Augmentation of the Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2014/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475576962

Keywords: Extended arrangement requests, Economic indicators, Economic growth, Budgets, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Banking sector, Press releases, Performance criteria waivers, Staff Reports, Fiscal reforms

On January 31, 2014, the Executive Board of the IMF completed the fifth review of Bosnia and Herzegovina's economic performance under a program supported by a 24-month Stand-By Arrangement. The completion of the re...

Budget Consolidation

Budget Consolidation »

Source: Budget Consolidation : Short-Term Pain and Long-Term Gain

Volume/Issue: 2010/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Douglas Laxton , Susanna Mursula , Kevin Clinton , and Michael Kumhof

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201464

Keywords: current account imbalances, tax reform, income taxes, consumption taxes, Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

The paper evaluates the costs and benefits of fiscal consolidation using simulations based on the IMFs global DSGE model GIMF. Over the longer run, well-targeted permanent reductions in budget deficits lead to a co...