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Budget Consolidation

Budget Consolidation »

Source: Budget Consolidation : Short-Term Pain and Long-Term Gain

Volume/Issue: 2010/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Douglas Laxton , Susanna Mursula , Kevin Clinton , and Michael Kumhof

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201464

Keywords: current account imbalances, tax reform, income taxes, consumption taxes, Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

The paper evaluates the costs and benefits of fiscal consolidation using simulations based on the IMFs global DSGE model GIMF. Over the longer run, well-targeted permanent reductions in budget deficits lead to a co...

Japan
			: Selected Issues

Japan : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2010/212

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455207886.002

ISBN: 9781455207886

Keywords: fiscal consolidation, taxes, corporate taxes, consumption taxes, international monetary fund

Although fiscal consolidation has short-term costs, the potential long-term benefits are considerable. Although adjustment is important for securing fiscal sustainability, reforms that raise potential growth could...

Budget Consolidation
			: Short-Term Pain and Long-Term Gain

Budget Consolidation : Short-Term Pain and Long-Term Gain »

Volume/Issue: 2010/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Douglas Laxton , Susanna Mursula , Kevin Clinton , and Michael Kumhof

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455201464.001

ISBN: 9781455201464

Keywords: current account imbalances, tax reform, income taxes, consumption taxes, Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

The paper evaluates the costs and benefits of fiscal consolidation using simulations based on the IMFs global DSGE model GIMF. Over the longer run, well-targeted permanent reductions in budget deficits lead to a co...

International Effects of Tax Reforms

International Effects of Tax Reforms »

Volume/Issue: 1988/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 1988

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451964271.001

ISBN: 9781451964271

Keywords: tax reform, tax reforms, tax system, tax systems, consumption tax

This paper highlights the significance of open-economy considerations in the analysis of tax reforms. It focuses on domestic and international consequences of revenue-neutral conversion between income and value-add...

Strategies for Fiscal Consolidation in Japan

Strategies for Fiscal Consolidation in Japan »

Volume/Issue: 2007/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dennis Botman , Papa N'Diaye , and Hali Edison

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866018.001

ISBN: 9781451866018

Keywords: tax reform, spillover effects, GFM, taxation, consumption tax, government spending, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

Japan's key fiscal challenge is to put public finances on a more sustainable footing. This paper investigates the macroeconomic implications of alternative fiscal strategies for Japan using the IMF's Global Fiscal...

Tax Composition and Growth
			: A Broad Cross-Country Perspective

Tax Composition and Growth : A Broad Cross-Country Perspective »

Volume/Issue: 2012/257

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Santiago Acosta Ormaechea , and Jiae Yoo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616355678.001

ISBN: 9781616355678

Keywords: Tax composition, growth, income taxes, property taxes, tax revenue, tax structure, consumption taxes,

We investigate the relation between changes in tax composition and long-run economic growth using a new dataset covering a broad cross-section of countries with different income levels. We specifically consider 69...

The Impact of Fiscal Consolidation and Structural Reformson Growth in Japan

The Impact of Fiscal Consolidation and Structural Reformson Growth in Japan »

Volume/Issue: 2011/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pelin Berkmen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455211913.001

ISBN: 9781455211913

Keywords: tax reform, structural policies, public debt, consumption taxes, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

With Japan's public debt reaching historical levels, the need for fiscal consolidation and structural reforms have increased. As fiscal consolidation will require a sustained and large adjustment in the fiscal bala...

The Japanese Tax Reform
			: Efficiency Versus Equity

The Japanese Tax Reform : Efficiency Versus Equity »

Volume/Issue: 1990/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1990

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451953701.001

ISBN: 9781451953701

Keywords: tax reform, tax system, taxation, indirect tax, consumption tax

Efficiency, equity (fairness), and simplicity are three key words in characterizing the principles of proposed tax reforms in many countries. The internationalization of the financial market through capital mobilit...

The Impact of Fiscal Consolidation and Structural Reformson Growth in Japan

The Impact of Fiscal Consolidation and Structural Reformson Growth in Japan »

Source: The Impact of Fiscal Consolidation and Structural Reformson Growth in Japan

Volume/Issue: 2011/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pelin Berkmen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455211913

Keywords: tax reform, structural policies, public debt, consumption taxes, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

With Japan's public debt reaching historical levels, the need for fiscal consolidation and structural reforms have increased. As fiscal consolidation will require a sustained and large adjustment in the fiscal bala...

International Effects of Tax Reforms

International Effects of Tax Reforms »

Source: International Effects of Tax Reforms

Volume/Issue: 1988/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 1988

ISBN: 9781451964271

Keywords: tax reform, tax reforms, tax system, tax systems, consumption tax

This paper highlights the significance of open-economy considerations in the analysis of tax reforms. It focuses on domestic and international consequences of revenue-neutral conversion between income and value-add...