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Soft Power and Exchange Rate Volatility

Soft Power and Exchange Rate Volatility »

Volume/Issue: 2015/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik , Richard Harris , and Fatih Yilmaz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475530520.001

ISBN: 9781475530520

Keywords: Exchange rate volatility, exchange, exchange rate, volatility, exchange rates, trade, Time-Series Models, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions,

Standard models-based exclusively on macro-financial variables-have made little progress in explaining the behavior of exchange rates. In this paper, we introduce a neglected set of 'soft power' factors capturing...

Soft Power and Exchange Rate Volatility

Soft Power and Exchange Rate Volatility »

Source: Soft Power and Exchange Rate Volatility

Volume/Issue: 2015/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik , Richard Harris , and Fatih Yilmaz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2015

ISBN: 9781475530520

Keywords: Exchange rate volatility, exchange, exchange rate, volatility, exchange rates, trade, Time-Series Models, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions,

Standard models-based exclusively on macro-financial variables-have made little progress in explaining the behavior of exchange rates. In this paper, we introduce a neglected set of 'soft power' factors capturing...

Understanding Countries' Tax Effort

Understanding Countries' Tax Effort »

Volume/Issue: 2013/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ricardo Fenochietto , and Carola Pessino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484301272.001

ISBN: 9781484301272

Keywords: tax effort, tax frontier, tax capacity, stochastic tax frontier, inefficiency, tax revenues, tax analysis, determinants of tax revenue, tax system, Models with Panel Data

This paper presents a model to determine the tax effort and tax capacity of 113 countries and the main variables on which they depend. The results and the model allow a clear determination of which countries are ne...

Understanding Countries’ Tax Effort

Understanding Countries’ Tax Effort »

Source: Understanding Countries' Tax Effort

Volume/Issue: 2013/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ricardo Fenochietto , and Carola Pessino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2013

ISBN: 9781484301272

Keywords: tax effort, tax frontier, tax capacity, stochastic tax frontier, inefficiency, tax revenues, tax analysis, determinants of tax revenue, tax system, Models with Panel Data

This paper presents a model to determine the tax effort and tax capacity of 113 countries and the main variables on which they depend. The results and the model allow a clear determination of which countries are ne...

Tax Administration Reform in the Francophone Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa

Tax Administration Reform in the Francophone Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2013/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Fossat , and Michel Bua

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475581539.001

ISBN: 9781475581539

Keywords: reform, modernization, tax department, tax administrations, tax offices, local tax offices, General, Business Taxes and Subsidies,

Since the early 1990s, major tax administration reforms have been implemented in the Francophone countries of sub-Saharan Africa, with significant support from the IMF and development partners. While the reforms ha...

Tax Administration Reform in the Francophone Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa1

Tax Administration Reform in the Francophone Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa1 »

Source: Tax Administration Reform in the Francophone Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2013/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Fossat , and Michel Bua

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2013

ISBN: 9781475581539

Keywords: reform, modernization, tax department, tax administrations, tax offices, local tax offices, General, Business Taxes and Subsidies,

Since the early 1990s, major tax administration reforms have been implemented in the Francophone countries of sub-Saharan Africa, with significant support from the IMF and development partners. While the reforms ha...

Can a Government Enhance Long-Run Growth by Changing the Composition of Public Expenditure?

Can a Government Enhance Long-Run Growth by Changing the Composition of Public Expenditure? »

Source: Can a Government Enhance Long-Run Growth by Changing the Composition of Public Expenditure?

Volume/Issue: 2013/162

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Santiago Acosta Ormaechea , and Atsuyoshi Morozumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2013

ISBN: 9781475550597

Keywords: panel-data analysis, expenditure, total expenditure, public expenditure, expenditures, General, Comparative Studies of Countries,

This paper studies the effects of public expenditure reallocations on long-run growth. To do this, we assemble a new dataset based on the IMF’s GFS yearbook for the period 1970-2010 and 56 countries (14 low-...

Can a Government Enhance Long-Run Growth by Changing the Composition of Public Expenditure?

Can a Government Enhance Long-Run Growth by Changing the Composition of Public Expenditure? »

Volume/Issue: 2013/162

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Santiago Acosta Ormaechea , and Atsuyoshi Morozumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475550597.001

ISBN: 9781475550597

Keywords: panel-data analysis, expenditure, total expenditure, public expenditure, expenditures, General, Comparative Studies of Countries,

This paper studies the effects of public expenditure reallocations on long-run growth. To do this, we assemble a new dataset based on the IMF’s GFS yearbook for the period 1970-2010 and 56 countries (14 low-...

Déclaration de M. Assimaidou, administrateur pour la République Centrafricaine, 30 janvier 2012

Déclaration de M. Assimaidou, administrateur pour la République Centrafricaine, 30 janvier 2012 »

Source: République Centrafricaine : Consultations de 2011 au titre de l'article IV-Rapport des services du FMI, note d'information au public sur les délibérations du Conseil d'administration, et déclaration de l'Administrateur pour la République Centrafricaine

Volume/Issue: 2012/238

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 2012

Language: French

ISBN: 9781475505887

Keywords: current account, debt sustainability, central bank, external debt, debt management, current account deficit, domestic debt, debt relief, debt service, payment arrears

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

République Centrafricaine
			: Consultations de 2011 au titre de l'article IV-Rapport des services du FMI, note d'information au public sur les délibérations du Conseil d'administration, et déclaration de l'Administrateur pour la République Centrafricaine

République Centrafricaine : Consultations de 2011 au titre de l'article IV-Rapport des services du FMI, note d'information au public sur les délibérations du Conseil d'administration, et déclaration de l'Administrateur pour la République Centrafricaine »

Volume/Issue: 2012/238

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 2012

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505887.002

ISBN: 9781475505887

Keywords: current account, debt sustainability, central bank, external debt, debt management, current account deficit, domestic debt, debt relief, debt service, payment arrears

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...