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Flexible Fiscal Rules and Countercyclical Fiscal Policy1

Flexible Fiscal Rules and Countercyclical Fiscal Policy1 »

Source: Flexible Fiscal Rules and Countercyclical Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2016/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martine Guerguil , Pierre Mandon , and Rene Tapsoba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513581460

Keywords: Fiscal Policy Rules, Flexibility, Investment-friendly Rules, Cyclically-adjusted Balance Rules, Propensity Scores-matching, fiscal policy, fiscal rules, public spending, fiscal rule, public investment

This paper assesses the impact of different types of flexible fiscal rules on the procyclicality of fiscal policy with propensity scores-matching techniques, thus mitigating traditional self-selection problems. It...

Policies for Macrofinancial Stability
			: Options to Deal with Real Estate Booms

Policies for Macrofinancial Stability : Options to Deal with Real Estate Booms »

Volume/Issue: 2011/2

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Pau Rabanal , Christopher Crowe , and Deniz Igan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616350901.006

ISBN: 9781616350901

Keywords: Banking sector, Bank supervision, Business cycles, Credit expansion, Economic models, Financial stability, Fiscal policy, Housing prices, International financial system, Monetary policy

DISCLAIMER: This Staff Discussion Note represents the views of the authors and does not necessarily represent IMF views or IMF policy. The views expressed herein should be attributed to the authors and not to the I...

Principles of Household Debt Restructuring

Principles of Household Debt Restructuring »

Volume/Issue: 2009/15

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Thomas Laryea , and Luc Laeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462376773.004

ISBN: 9781462376773

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Credit expansion, Credit risk, Debt restructuring, Debt, Debt sustainability, Bankruptcy, Financial crisis, Financial sector, Intervention

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Flexible Fiscal Rules and Countercyclical Fiscal Policy

Flexible Fiscal Rules and Countercyclical Fiscal Policy »

Volume/Issue: 2016/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martine Guerguil , Pierre Mandon , and Rene Tapsoba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513581460.001

ISBN: 9781513581460

Keywords: Fiscal Policy Rules, Flexibility, Investment-friendly Rules, Cyclically-adjusted Balance Rules, Propensity Scores-matching, fiscal policy, fiscal rules, public spending, fiscal rule, public investment

This paper assesses the impact of different types of flexible fiscal rules on the procyclicality of fiscal policy with propensity scores-matching techniques, thus mitigating traditional self-selection problems. It...

The Russian Flat Tax Reform

The Russian Flat Tax Reform »

Volume/Issue: 2005/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Keen , Alexander Klemm , and Anna Ivanova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860351.001

ISBN: 9781451860351

Keywords: Tax reform, flat tax, tax payments, tax rates, social taxes, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Household,

Russia dramatically reduced its higher rates of personal income tax (PIT) in 2001 establishing a single marginal rate at the low level of 13 percent. In the following year, real revenue from the PIT actually increa...

What Causes Firms to Hide Output? the Determinants of Informality

What Causes Firms to Hide Output? the Determinants of Informality »

Volume/Issue: 2005/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriela Inchauste , Mark Gradstein , and Era Dabla-Norris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861792.001

ISBN: 9781451861792

Keywords: determinants, institutions, survey, business environment, regulatory burden, probability, firm size, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Firm, Education: Other, institution,

In many developing countries, a significant part of economic activity takes place in the informal sector. Earlier work has examined the determinants of the size of the informal sector, focusing separately on factor...

3. Implications of the Fall in Potential Output for Macroeconomic Policies

3. Implications of the Fall in Potential Output for Macroeconomic Policies »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2009, Europe : Securing Recovery

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2009

ISBN: 9781589068599

Keywords: inflation, foreign currency, monetary policy, employment, fiscal policy

The fall in potential output and the uncertainty around the degree of its decline (see Chapter 2) add to an already challenging policy environment, even though the concept of potent...

1. Outlook: Beyond the Crisis

1. Outlook: Beyond the Crisis »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2009, Europe : Securing Recovery

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2009

ISBN: 9781589068599

Keywords: inflation, foreign currency, monetary policy, employment, fiscal policy

Fragile Recovery The Contraction Appears to Be Ending… The crisis has hit Europe particularly hard, perhaps harder than other regions of the world (see...

Policies for Macrofinancial Stability

Policies for Macrofinancial Stability »

Source: Policies for Macrofinancial Stability : Options to Deal with Real Estate Booms

Volume/Issue: 2011/2

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Pau Rabanal , Christopher Crowe , and Deniz Igan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781616350901

Keywords: Banking sector, Bank supervision, Business cycles, Credit expansion, Economic models, Financial stability, Fiscal policy, Housing prices, International financial system, Monetary policy

DISCLAIMER: This Staff Discussion Note represents the views of the authors and does not necessarily represent IMF views or IMF policy. The views expressed herein should be attributed to the authors and not to the I...

4. Policies in Emerging Economies for Coping with Heightened Risk During Recovery

4. Policies in Emerging Economies for Coping with Heightened Risk During Recovery »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2009, Europe : Securing Recovery

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2009

ISBN: 9781589068599

Keywords: inflation, foreign currency, monetary policy, employment, fiscal policy

Facing a Riskier Environment Even though the appetite for risk has moved away from its crisis-induced lows, emerging markets face a significantly more volatile external environment i...