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Source: EL Salvador : Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2010/303

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455208661

Keywords: financial system, fiscal balance, eurobond, tax revenue

The primary objective of the program was to prevent a crisis of confidence by signaling policy continuity and providing a liquidity buffer in case such shocks materialized. In addition, the program sought to preser...

Fiscal Deficits, Public Debt, and Sovereign Bond Yields1

Fiscal Deficits, Public Debt, and Sovereign Bond Yields1 »

Source: Fiscal Deficits, Public Debt, and Sovereign Bond Yields

Volume/Issue: 2010/184

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , and Emanuele Baldacci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

ISBN: 9781455202188

Keywords: Fiscal deficit, Government bond yields, bond, bond yields, fiscal balance, fiscal deficits,

The recent sharp increase in fiscal deficits and government debt in many countries raises questions regarding their impact on long-term sovereign bond yields. While economic theory suggests that this impact is like...

Fiscal Foresight and Information Flows

Fiscal Foresight and Information Flows »

Source: Fiscal Foresight and Information Flows

Volume/Issue: 2012/153

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Todd Walker , Eric Leeper , and Susan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504354

Keywords: news, anticipated taxes, non-fundamental representation, identified VARs, tax rates, tax changes, bonds, bond, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, Econometric Modeling,

News - or foresight - about future economic fundamentals can create rational expectations equilibria with non-fundamental representations that pose substantial challenges to econometric efforts to recover the struc...

Fiscal Policy and Economic Activity During Recessions in Advanced Economies1

Fiscal Policy and Economic Activity During Recessions in Advanced Economies1 »

Source: Fiscal Policy and Economic Activity During Recessions in Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 2002/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Axel Schimmelpfennig , Selma Mahfouz , and Richard Hemming

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781451851038

Keywords: fiscal response, economic activity, fiscal multipliers, recession, fiscal expansions, fiscal contractions, Studies of Particular Policy Episodes, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

Using data for advanced economies, this paper investigates whether factors identified in the theoretical and empirical literature explain the effectiveness of fiscal policy in responding to recessions. The results...

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...

How Can Fiscal Policy Help Avert Currency Crises?1

How Can Fiscal Policy Help Avert Currency Crises?1 »

Source: How Can Fiscal Policy Help Avert Currency Crises?

Volume/Issue: 2000/185

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Kopits

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2000

ISBN: 9781451859409

Keywords: balance of payments crises, contingent liabilities, currency crisis, fiscal policy rules, fiscal adjustment

An overview of crisis episodes in emerging-market economies with a pegged exchange rate regime in the 1990s suggests that sizable explicit or implicit government deficits, or market perceptions of lack of fiscal su...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Fifth Review under the Extended Fund Facility with Jamaica and Approves US$68.8 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Concludes Fifth Review under the Extended Fund Facility with Jamaica and Approves US$68.8 Million Disbursement »

Source: Jamaica : Fifth Review Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2014/295

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2014

ISBN: 9781484316160

Keywords: public debt, tax revenues, fiscal rule, tax reform, fiscal consolidation

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Recent data show a gradual economic recovery, with growth projected to reach just over 1 percent in 2014/15. Inflation has trended down to about 8 percent. The program is on track. Jamaica's four-...

EL Salvador
			: Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement

EL Salvador : Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement »

Volume/Issue: 2010/303

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455208661.002

ISBN: 9781455208661

Keywords: financial system, fiscal balance, eurobond, tax revenue

The primary objective of the program was to prevent a crisis of confidence by signaling policy continuity and providing a liquidity buffer in case such shocks materialized. In addition, the program sought to preser...

Jamaica
			: Fifth Review Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Jamaica : Fifth Review Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2014/295

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484316160.002

ISBN: 9781484316160

Keywords: public debt, tax revenues, fiscal rule, tax reform, fiscal consolidation

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Recent data show a gradual economic recovery, with growth projected to reach just over 1 percent in 2014/15. Inflation has trended down to about 8 percent. The program is on track. Jamaica's four-...

Fiscal Deficits, Public Debt, and Sovereign Bond Yields

Fiscal Deficits, Public Debt, and Sovereign Bond Yields »

Volume/Issue: 2010/184

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , and Emanuele Baldacci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455202188.001

ISBN: 9781455202188

Keywords: Fiscal deficit, Government bond yields, bond, bond yields, fiscal balance, fiscal deficits,

The recent sharp increase in fiscal deficits and government debt in many countries raises questions regarding their impact on long-term sovereign bond yields. While economic theory suggests that this impact is like...