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Big Government, High Debt, and Fiscal Adjustment in Small States

Big Government, High Debt, and Fiscal Adjustment in Small States »

Source: Big Government, High Debt, and Fiscal Adjustment in Small States

Volume/Issue: 2008/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rui Ota , and Stephanie Medina Cas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451869019

Keywords: Government size, fiscal adjustment, external debt, external public debt,

Using a new fiscal dataset for small states, this paper analyzes the link between country size, government size, debt, and economic performance. It finds that on average small states have larger governments and hig...

Fiscal Sustainability in African HIPC Countries

Fiscal Sustainability in African HIPC Countries »

Source: Fiscal Sustainability in African HIPC Countries : A Policy Dilemma?

Volume/Issue: 2003/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Annalisa Fedelino , and Alina Kudina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451859539

Keywords: concessional financing, external debt, fiscal policies, domestic debt, debt relief, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper looks at the link between fiscal policy and debt sustainability in a number of African countries participating in the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative. The paper finds that, on the basis...

Big Government, High Debt, and Fiscal Adjustment in Small States

Big Government, High Debt, and Fiscal Adjustment in Small States »

Volume/Issue: 2008/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rui Ota , and Stephanie Medina Cas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451869019.001

ISBN: 9781451869019

Keywords: Government size, fiscal adjustment, external debt, external public debt,

Using a new fiscal dataset for small states, this paper analyzes the link between country size, government size, debt, and economic performance. It finds that on average small states have larger governments and hig...

Fiscal Sustainability in African HIPC Countries
			: A Policy Dilemma?

Fiscal Sustainability in African HIPC Countries : A Policy Dilemma? »

Volume/Issue: 2003/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Annalisa Fedelino , and Alina Kudina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859539.001

ISBN: 9781451859539

Keywords: concessional financing, external debt, fiscal policies, domestic debt, debt relief, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper looks at the link between fiscal policy and debt sustainability in a number of African countries participating in the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative. The paper finds that, on the basis...

Reflections on Quantitative Fiscal Conditionality in African PRGF-Supported Programs

Reflections on Quantitative Fiscal Conditionality in African PRGF-Supported Programs »

Volume/Issue: 2006/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daria Zakharova , and Annalisa Fedelino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863789.001

ISBN: 9781451863789

Keywords: IMF conditionality, LICs, PRGF, domestic financing, external debt, fiscal conditionality, fiscal balance, public debt,

We survey quantitative fiscal conditionality in selected sub-Saharan African PRGFsupported programs, and assess the conditionality against some possible benchmarks and best practices. While noting many caveats, the...

Reflections on Quantitative Fiscal Conditionality in African PRGF-Supported Programs

Reflections on Quantitative Fiscal Conditionality in African PRGF-Supported Programs »

Source: Reflections on Quantitative Fiscal Conditionality in African PRGF-Supported Programs

Volume/Issue: 2006/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daria Zakharova , and Annalisa Fedelino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863789

Keywords: IMF conditionality, LICs, PRGF, domestic financing, external debt, fiscal conditionality, fiscal balance, public debt,

We survey quantitative fiscal conditionality in selected sub-Saharan African PRGFsupported programs, and assess the conditionality against some possible benchmarks and best practices. While noting many caveats, the...