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Source: A Review of the Fiscal Impulse Measure

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , Richard Haas , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 1986

ISBN: 9780939934607

Keywords: inflation, fiscal impulse, budget balance, fiscal policy, budget deficit

This study was prepared jointly by the Fiscal Affairs and Research Departments of the International Monetary Fund. Since the study was made in preparation for the World Economic Outlook exercise of April 1984, all...

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Source: A Review of the Fiscal Impulse Measure

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , Richard Haas , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 1986

ISBN: 9780939934607

Keywords: inflation, fiscal impulse, budget balance, fiscal policy, budget deficit

This study was prepared jointly by the Fiscal Affairs and Research Departments of the International Monetary Fund. Since the study was made in preparation for the World Economic Outlook exercise of April 1984, all...

Appendix: Interest Rate- and Exchange Rate-Induced Changes in Budget Balance

Appendix: Interest Rate- and Exchange Rate-Induced Changes in Budget Balance »

Source: A Review of the Fiscal Impulse Measure

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , Richard Haas , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 1986

ISBN: 9780939934607

Keywords: inflation, fiscal impulse, budget balance, fiscal policy, budget deficit

This section contains a short theoretical exposition of how the budget balance might be adjusted for changes in interest and exchange rates, consistent with purchasing-power-accrual accounting. Adju...

Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison

Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison »

Source: Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison

Volume/Issue: 2005/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Lienert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860818

Keywords: public management, budget, law, decree, performance, civil servants, financial management, external audit, decentralization, budget systems

There has been widespread adoption of new laws to support new public management. In many countries that have implemented comprehensive and deep reforms, new or amended laws have fundamentally changed the role of th...

The Art of Making Everybody Happy

The Art of Making Everybody Happy »

Source: The Art of Making Everybody Happy : How to Prevent a Secession

Volume/Issue: 2001/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michel Le Breton , and Shlomo Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451858815

Keywords: Transfer Schemes, Partial Equalization, Threat of Secession, compensation, taxation, fiscal capacity, budget constraint, fiscal federalism, Subsidies, and Revenue: General,

In this paper we consider a model of the country with heterogeneous population and examine compensation schemes that may prevent a threat of secession by dissatisfied regions. We show that horizontal imbalances are...

Assessing the Impact of a Change in the Composition of Public Spending

Assessing the Impact of a Change in the Composition of Public Spending »

Source: Assessing the Impact of a Change in the Composition of Public Spending : A DSGE Approach

Volume/Issue: 2007/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ivan Tchakarov , and Roland Straub

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867329

Keywords: Public consumption, DSGE models, private investment, private capital, competitive markets, budget constraint,

Despite intense calls for safeguarding public investment in Europe, public investment expenditure, when measured in relation to GDP, has steadily fallen in the last three decades, evoking fears that economic activi...

An assessment of Chile’s foreign reserve holdings

An assessment of Chile’s foreign reserve holdings »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 33, Issue 22

Volume/Issue: 33/22

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451969085

Keywords: budget, labor market, deficit, pension reform, pension fund, Germany, France: bolstering growth,

Higher oil prices, a rising euro, and softer global demand are beginning to take their toll on Europe’s brittle economic upturn. Will the euro area’s two largest economies, Germany and France, be able...

Available on the web

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Source: IMF Survey, Volume 33, Issue 22

Volume/Issue: 33/22

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451969085

Keywords: budget, labor market, deficit, pension reform, pension fund, Germany, France: bolstering growth,

Higher oil prices, a rising euro, and softer global demand are beginning to take their toll on Europe’s brittle economic upturn. Will the euro area’s two largest economies, Germany and France, be able...

Budget Processes and Commitment to Fiscal Discipline

Budget Processes and Commitment to Fiscal Discipline »

Source: Budget Processes and Commitment to Fiscal Discipline

Volume/Issue: 1996/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1996

ISBN: 9781451850079

Keywords: budget process, fiscal discipline, fiscal performance, budget law, budget act

This paper develops a political-economy model of the budget process focusing on the common pool problem of the public budget. We show that the externality arising from the fact that public spending tends to be targ...

Can Inheritances Alleviate the Demographic Burden?

Can Inheritances Alleviate the Demographic Burden? »

Source: Can Inheritances Alleviate the Demographic Burden?

Volume/Issue: 2001/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Erik Lueth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451852028

Keywords: Bequests, computable GEM, social insurance, aging, budget constraint, welfare loss, Social Security and Public Pensions, Computable and Other Applied General Equilibrium Models,

With pay-as-you-go schemes in place, population aging will impose a heavy fiscal burden on young and future cohorts. However, these cohorts may also profit from larger inheritances as the number of heirs declines....