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Accounting Devices and Fiscal Illusions1

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Source: Accounting Devices and Fiscal Illusions

Volume/Issue: 2012/2

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Timothy Irwin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502640

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal rules, Fiscal reporting, accounting, deficit, revenue, debt, investment

This proposed SDN surveys the various accounting stratagems which governments have used to meet fiscal targets-thereby sidestepping the need for true adjustment-and suggests remedial actions to limit this type of f...

Accounting Devices and Fiscal Illusions

Accounting Devices and Fiscal Illusions »

Volume/Issue: 2012/2

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Timothy Irwin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502640.006

ISBN: 9781475502640

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal rules, Fiscal reporting, accounting, deficit, revenue, debt, investment

This proposed SDN surveys the various accounting stratagems which governments have used to meet fiscal targets-thereby sidestepping the need for true adjustment-and suggests remedial actions to limit this type of f...

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...

Policies for Macrofinancial Stability
			: How to Deal with Credit Booms

Policies for Macrofinancial Stability : How to Deal with Credit Booms »

Volume/Issue: 2012/6

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Bas Bakker , Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Luc Laeven , Jérôme Vandenbussche , Deniz Igan , and Hui Tong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504743.006

ISBN: 9781475504743

Keywords: Credit booms, Credit expansion, Business cycles, Financial stability, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, macroprudential regulation, macroeconomic policy, banking, credit boom

This note explores the costs and benefits of different policy options to reduce the risks associated with credit booms, drawing upon several country experiences and the findings from econometric analysis....

Macroprudential Policy in the GCC Countries

Macroprudential Policy in the GCC Countries »

Source: 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

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...

Policies for Macrofinancial Stability

Policies for Macrofinancial Stability »

Source: Policies for Macrofinancial Stability : How to Deal with Credit Booms

Volume/Issue: 2012/6

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Bas Bakker , Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Luc Laeven , Jérôme Vandenbussche , Deniz Igan , and Hui Tong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504743

Keywords: Credit booms, Credit expansion, Business cycles, Financial stability, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, macroprudential regulation, macroeconomic policy, banking, credit boom

This note explores the costs and benefits of different policy options to reduce the risks associated with credit booms, drawing upon several country experiences and the findings from econometric analysis....