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VAT Notches, Voluntary Registration, and Bunching: Theory and UK Evidence

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Volume/Issue: 2019/205

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Li Liu , Ben Lockwood , Miguel Almunia , and Eddy Tam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513513812.001

ISBN: 9781513513812

Keywords: Tax revenue, Income tax revenue, Personal income taxes, Corporate income taxes, Tax systems, Value-Added Tax (VAT), Voluntary Registration, Bunching, WP, vat

Using administrative tax records for UK businesses, we document both bunching in annual turnover below the VAT registration threshold and persistent voluntary registration by almost half of the firms below the thre...

What Happens if Central Banks Misdiagnose a Slowdown in Potential Output

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Volume/Issue: 2019/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bas Bakker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513512532.001

ISBN: 9781513512532

Keywords: Real sector, Real interest rates, Return on investment, Unemployment, Investment, Monetary policy, potential output, Solow-Swan, WP, investment rate

In the last few decades, real GDP growth and investment in advanced countries have declined in tandem. This slowdown was not the result of weak demand (there has been no shift along the Okun curve), but of a declin...

VAT Notches, Voluntary Registration, and Bunching: Theory and UK Evidence

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VAT Notches, Voluntary Registration, and Bunching: Theory and UK Evidence »

Source: VAT Notches, Voluntary Registration, and Bunching: Theory and UK Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2019/205

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Li Liu , Ben Lockwood , Miguel Almunia , and Eddy Tam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2019

ISBN: 9781513513812

Keywords: Tax revenue, Income tax revenue, Personal income taxes, Corporate income taxes, Tax systems, Value-Added Tax (VAT), Voluntary Registration, Bunching, WP, vat

Using administrative tax records for UK businesses, we document both bunching in annual turnover below the VAT registration threshold and persistent voluntary registration by almost half of the firms below the thre...

What Happens if Central Banks Misdiagnose a Slowdown in Potential Output

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What Happens if Central Banks Misdiagnose a Slowdown in Potential Output »

Source: What Happens if Central Banks Misdiagnose a Slowdown in Potential Output

Volume/Issue: 2019/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bas Bakker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2019

ISBN: 9781513512532

Keywords: Real sector, Real interest rates, Return on investment, Unemployment, Investment, Monetary policy, potential output, Solow-Swan, WP, investment rate

In the last few decades, real GDP growth and investment in advanced countries have declined in tandem. This slowdown was not the result of weak demand (there has been no shift along the Okun curve), but of a declin...

Is Military Spending Converging Across Countries? An Examination of Trends and Key Determinants

Is Military Spending Converging Across Countries? An Examination of Trends and Key Determinants »

Volume/Issue: 2019/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Sanjeev Gupta , and Saida Khamidova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513509877.001

ISBN: 9781513509877

Keywords: Military expenditures, Age-related spending, Capital expenditure, Education spending, Government expenditures, Military spending, social spending, convergence., WP, military spend

This paper studies the evolution of worldwide military spending during 1970-2018. It finds that military spending in relation to GDP is converging, but into three separate groups of countries. In the largest group,...

Is Military Spending Converging Across Countries? An Examination of Trends and Key Determinants1

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Source: Is Military Spending Converging Across Countries? An Examination of Trends and Key Determinants

Volume/Issue: 2019/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Sanjeev Gupta , and Saida Khamidova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2019

ISBN: 9781513509877

Keywords: Military expenditures, Age-related spending, Capital expenditure, Education spending, Government expenditures, Military spending, social spending, convergence., WP, military spend

This paper studies the evolution of worldwide military spending during 1970-2018. It finds that military spending in relation to GDP is converging, but into three separate groups of countries. In the largest group,...

IMF Executive Board Reviews Proposal to Update the Monetary and Financial Policies Transparency Code

IMF Executive Board Reviews Proposal to Update the Monetary and Financial Policies Transparency Code »

Source: Update The Monetary And Financial Policies Transparency Code

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498314503

Keywords: Central bank governance, Central banks, Central banking, Monetary policy, Central bank autonomy, Central bank, Central bank transparency, Financial policy, Central bank code, Global Financial Crisis

This paper presents a staff proposal to update the 1999 Monetary and Financial Policies Transparency Code (MFPT). The proposal narrows the perimeter of the code to central banks only but broadens the areas on which...

Update The Monetary And Financial Policies Transparency Code

Update The Monetary And Financial Policies Transparency Code »

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498314503.007

ISBN: 9781498314503

Keywords: Central bank governance, Central banks, Central banking, Monetary policy, Central bank autonomy, Central bank, Central bank transparency, Financial policy, Central bank code, Global Financial Crisis

This paper presents a staff proposal to update the 1999 Monetary and Financial Policies Transparency Code (MFPT). The proposal narrows the perimeter of the code to central banks only but broadens the areas on which...

Staff Proposal to Update the Monetary and Financial Policies Transparency Code

Staff Proposal to Update the Monetary and Financial Policies Transparency Code »

Source: Update The Monetary And Financial Policies Transparency Code

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498314503

Keywords: Central bank governance, Central banks, Central banking, Monetary policy, Central bank autonomy, Central bank, Central bank transparency, Financial policy, Central bank code, Global Financial Crisis

This paper presents a staff proposal to update the 1999 Monetary and Financial Policies Transparency Code (MFPT). The proposal narrows the perimeter of the code to central banks only but broadens the areas on which...

The Global Economic Recovery 10 Years After the 2008 Financial Crisis

The Global Economic Recovery 10 Years After the 2008 Financial Crisis »

Source: The Global Economic Recovery 10 Years After the 2008 Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2019/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wenjie Chen , Mico Mrkaic , and Malhar Nabar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498305426

Keywords: Supply and demand, Public sector borrowing requirements, Negative interest rates, Bank credit, Central banks, Financial crisis, GDP trend, output deviations, employment deviations, bank crisis

This paper takes stock of the global economic recovery a decade after the 2008 financial crisis. Output losses after the crisis appear to be persistent, irrespective of whether a country suffered a banking crisis i...