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Application of Structural Conditionality - 2009 Annual Report

Application of Structural Conditionality - 2009 Annual Report »

Source: Application of Structural Conditionality - 2009 Annual Report

Volume/Issue: 2010/019

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2010

ISBN: 9781498337748

Keywords: Annual reports, Conditionality, Conditionality guidelines, Fund arrangements, Fund-supported adjustment programs, General Resources Account, Policy Support Instrument, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Financial regulation and supervision, Economic conditions

Motivation and approach. Last year's major reforms of the Fund's lending instruments, together with the commitment to treble its resources, made a significant contribution to global stabilization as Fund lending cr...

Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges

Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges »

Source: Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2014/030

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498342674

Keywords: Economic conditions, Fiscal policy, Jordan, Morocco, Private sector, Regional Economic Outlook, Transition economies, Tunisia, External sector, Fiscal sector

In spite of deepening and spreading conflicts in the region, as well as, in many cases, a challenging internal socio-political environment, the Arab Countries in Transition (Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia a...

Assessing Fiscal Space - An Initial Consistent Set of Considerations

Assessing Fiscal Space - An Initial Consistent Set of Considerations »

Source: Assessing Fiscal Space - An Initial Consistent Set of Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2016/032

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498345583

Keywords: Economic policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal indicators, Fiscal space, Tax increases, market access, country-specific, sustainability, distortionary, labor tax

Fiscal space is a multi-dimensional concept reflecting whether a government can raise spending or lower taxes without endangering market access and debt sustainability. Making such a determination requires a compre...

Attaining Selected Sustainable Development Goals in Guatemala: Spending, Provision, and Financing Needs

Attaining Selected Sustainable Development Goals in Guatemala: Spending, Provision, and Financing Needs »

Source: Attaining Selected Sustainable Development Goals in Guatemala: Spending, Provision, and Financing Needs

Volume/Issue: 2019/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Esther Perez Ruiz , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484398005

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty, Capital expenditure, Development, Social security, Sustainable Devleopment Goals, Fiscal Policy., SDG, MDGs, private sector participation

Raising living standards continues to be the main challenge facing Guatemala, as a matter of economic success and social cohesion. This paper discusses the spending, financing, and delivery capacity aspects of a vi...

Benin - Assessment Letter for the World Bank

Benin - Assessment Letter for the World Bank »

Source: Benin - Assessment Letter for the World Bank

Volume/Issue: 2010/087

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

ISBN: 9781498337441

Keywords: Assessment letters, Budgets, Economic growth, Extended Credit Facility, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Resource mobilization, Tax collection, Wage policy, World Bank

Technical Assistance (TA) is one of the IMF's core activities whose purpose is to help member countries improve the design and implementation of their macroeconomic policies. To ensure that the Fund's TA meets the...

Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth?

Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth? »

Source: Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2005/044

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2005

ISBN: 9781498331319

Keywords: Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Agriculture, Capital, Capital goods, Central banking, Central banks, Corruption, Currencies, Developing countries, Development

Broad economic institutions are of fundamental importance for sustained economic growth. Changing these institutions is difficult, particularly for outsiders. But this does not mean that there is no role for the Fu...

Chapter 2 Curbing Corruption

Chapter 2 Curbing Corruption »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2019 : Curbing Corruption

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498302180

Keywords: Corruption, Corruption in politics. Economic aspects, Economic growth, Economic stabilization, Economic integration, Tax revenue, Fiscal policy, inclusive growth, global integration, fiscal outlook

Introduction Corruption—the abuse of public office for private gain—distorts the activities of the state and ultimately takes a toll on economic growth and the quality of people’s li...

Chapter 2. Digital Government

Chapter 2. Digital Government »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2018 : Capitalizing on Good Times

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484333952

Keywords: Public finance, Tax policy, Debt and growth, Fiscal Monitor, Fiscal policy, Low-income developing countries, Fiscal space, Tax reforms, Production, debt

Digitalization presents both opportunities and risks for fiscal policy. It has the potential to improve the design and implementation of fiscal policy, but it also creates new challenges. This c...

Chapter 1 Fiscal Policy for a Changing Global Economy

Chapter 1 Fiscal Policy for a Changing Global Economy »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2019 : Curbing Corruption

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498302180

Keywords: Corruption, Corruption in politics. Economic aspects, Economic growth, Economic stabilization, Economic integration, Tax revenue, Fiscal policy, inclusive growth, global integration, fiscal outlook

With global growth slowing and uncertainty rising, fiscal policy should prepare for potential downturns—balancing stabilization and sustainability objectives—and put more emphasis on reforms to...

CHAPTER 1 Introduction

CHAPTER 1 Introduction »

Source: Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

Four years after the onset of the global financial crisis, low-income countries (LICs), especially those that have benefited from high commodity prices, have begun to register stron...