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Fiscal Policy and Financial Markets

Fiscal Policy and Financial Markets »

Source: Fiscal Policy and Financial Markets

Volume/Issue: 2006/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , and Thomas Stratmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862768

Keywords: spreads, bond, bonds, fiscal adjustment, fiscal adjustments, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Other,

This paper introduces fiscal policy in a model of sovereign risk spreads ("spreads"). Using panel data from emerging market countries, we find that reductions in public expenditure are a more powerful tool for redu...

Guide on Resource Revenue Transparency (2007)

Guide on Resource Revenue Transparency (2007) »

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2008

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475590692.069

ISBN: 9781475590692

Keywords: fiscal policy, eiti, fiscal transparency, fiscal regime, resource-rich countries

The Guide on Resource Revenue Transparency applies the principles of the revised IMF Code of Good Practices on Fiscal Transparency (‘the Code') to the unique set of transparency problems faced by countries that der...

IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2012 Article IV Consultation with Saudi Arabia

IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2012 Article IV Consultation with Saudi Arabia »

Source: Saudi Arabia : 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/271

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510638

Keywords: credit, current account, prices, payments, fiscal spending, General,

Saudi Arabia is the world's largest oil exporter and has employed its spare capacity to help stabilize the global oil market, providing important support to the global economy. The associated increase in oil revenu...

Jordan
			: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)-Data Module

Jordan : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)-Data Module »

Volume/Issue: 2002/227

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 October 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451820294.002

ISBN: 9781451820294

Keywords: national accounts, balance of payments, government finance, debt, financial statistics, Fiscal Affairs,

This Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) provides a review of Jordan's data dissemination practices against the IMF's General Data Dissemination System (GDDS), complemented by an in-depth assessm...

Lebanon
			: Report on Performance Under the Program Supported by Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance

Lebanon : Report on Performance Under the Program Supported by Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance »

Volume/Issue: 2009/213

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822762.002

ISBN: 9781451822762

Keywords: international reserves, eurobond, fiscal consolidation, deposit growth, fiscal measures

This paper focuses on Lebanon's performance under the program supported by emergency post-conflict assistance. The end-March quantitative target on international reserves was met with a wide margin. While the prima...

Saudi Arabia
			: 2012 Article IV Consultation

Saudi Arabia : 2012 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/271

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475510638.002

ISBN: 9781475510638

Keywords: credit, current account, prices, payments, fiscal spending, General,

Saudi Arabia is the world's largest oil exporter and has employed its spare capacity to help stabilize the global oil market, providing important support to the global economy. The associated increase in oil revenu...

Macroprudential Policy in the GCC Countries

Macroprudential Policy in the GCC Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2014/1

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Zsofia Arvai , Ananthakrishnan Prasad , and Kentaro Katayama

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484334430.006

ISBN: 9781484334430

Keywords: Bahrain, Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Financial risk, Financial sector, Fiscal policy, Macroprudential Policy, Kuwait, Oman, Risk management, Saudi Arabia

As undiversified commodity exporters, GCC economies are prone to pro-cyclical systemic risk in the financial system. During periods of high hydrocarbon prices, favorable economic prospects make the financial sector...

Fiscal Policy and Financial Markets

Fiscal Policy and Financial Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2006/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , and Thomas Stratmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862768.001

ISBN: 9781451862768

Keywords: spreads, bond, bonds, fiscal adjustment, fiscal adjustments, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Other,

This paper introduces fiscal policy in a model of sovereign risk spreads ("spreads"). Using panel data from emerging market countries, we find that reductions in public expenditure are a more powerful tool for redu...

Public Finance in Islam

Public Finance in Islam »

Volume/Issue: 1989/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451960983.001

ISBN: 9781451960983

Keywords: zakah, islamic teachings, fiscal policy, fiscal system, islamic state

The paper analyzes the bearing of Islamic teachings on the conduct of fiscal policy. It is shown that Islamic teachings do not prescribe any rigid system of public finance. The major emphasis is on the state&#x2019...

Jordan: Detailed Assessments Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework (DQAF)

Jordan: Detailed Assessments Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework (DQAF) »

Source: Jordan : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)-Data Module

Volume/Issue: 2002/227

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 October 2002

ISBN: 9781451820294

Keywords: national accounts, balance of payments, government finance, debt, financial statistics, Fiscal Affairs,

This Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) provides a review of Jordan's data dissemination practices against the IMF's General Data Dissemination System (GDDS), complemented by an in-depth assessm...