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Anchor Me: The Benefits and Challenges of Fiscal Responsibility

Anchor Me: The Benefits and Challenges of Fiscal Responsibility »

Source: Anchor Me: The Benefits and Challenges of Fiscal Responsibility

Volume/Issue: 2019/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302937

Keywords: Economic stabilization, Fiscal policy, National budgets, Budgetary policy, Fiscal stimulus, procyclicality, structural budget balances, fiscal rules, output gap, countercyclical

This paper discusses the benefits and challenges of implementing a rule-based fiscal responsibility framework, using the Philippines as a case study. It estimates structural measures of the fiscal stance over the p...

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...

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...

Case Studies in Tax Revenue Mobilization in Low-Income Countries

Case Studies in Tax Revenue Mobilization in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Case Studies in Tax Revenue Mobilization in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , Jiro Honda , Hiroaki Miyamoto , Keyra Primus , and Mouhamadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498314565

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Tax revenue, Tax reforms, Revenue measures, Tax rates, tax revenue mobilization, tax policy, revenue administration, reform strategy, percent of GDP

How can Low-Income Countries (LICs) enhance tax revenue collection to finance their vast development needs? We address this question by analyzing seven tax reform experiences in LICs (Burkina Faso, The Gambia, Mald...

Effects of the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) on Taxation and Interest Spending of National Governments

Effects of the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) on Taxation and Interest Spending of National Governments »

Source: Effects of the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) on Taxation and Interest Spending of National Governments

Volume/Issue: 1997/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesco Mongelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1997

ISBN: 9781451951271

Keywords: economic integration, tax harmonization, joint analysis of monetary and fiscal policy, European Monetary Union, taxation, fiscal discipline, public debt, tax systems

This paper examines the interest spending and taxation channels through which EMU could affect the public finances. It provides a framework for examining different views on a further narrowing of interest rate diff...

Financial Frictions and Stimulative Effects of Temporary Corporate Tax Cuts1

Financial Frictions and Stimulative Effects of Temporary Corporate Tax Cuts1 »

Source: Financial Frictions and Stimulative Effects of Temporary Corporate Tax Cuts

Volume/Issue: 2019/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): William Gbohoui , and Rui Castro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498300889

Keywords: Tax revenue, Business cycles, Flow of funds, Interest rate determination, Corporate income taxes, Corporate Tax Policy, Financing Frictions, Investment Dynamics, Fiscal Policy Multipliers, Firm Heterogeneity.

This paper uses an industry equilibrium model where some firms are financially constrained to quantify the effects of a transitory corporate tax cut funded by a future tax increase on the U.S. economy. It finds tha...

Fiscal Consolidation and Public Wages

Fiscal Consolidation and Public Wages »

Source: Fiscal Consolidation and Public Wages

Volume/Issue: 2019/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Juin-Jen Chang , Hsieh-Yu Lin , Nora Traum , and Shu-Chun Susan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498316835

Keywords: Public sector wages, Real interest rates, Income tax revenue, Wage policy, Consumption taxes, public wage, fiscal consolidation, government spending, fiscal policy, New Keynesian model

A New Keynesian model with government production, public compensation, and unemployment is fit to U.S. data to study the macroeconomic and fiscal effects of public wage reductions. We find that accounting for the t...

Fiscal Implications of Interest Rate Normalization in the United States

Fiscal Implications of Interest Rate Normalization in the United States »

Source: Fiscal Implications of Interest Rate Normalization in the United States

Volume/Issue: 2019/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Huixin Bi , Wenyi Shen , and Shu-Chun Susan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498311151

Keywords: Economic growth, Business cycles, Capital income, Real interest rates, Interest rate increases, interest rate normalization, monetary and fiscal policy interaction, fiscal sustainability, non linear DSGE models, New Keynesian model

This paper studies the main channels through which interest rate normalization has fiscal implications in the United States. While unexpected inflation reduces the real value of government liabilities, a rising pol...

Fiscal Policy During Absorption Cycles

Fiscal Policy During Absorption Cycles »

Source: Fiscal Policy During Absorption Cycles

Volume/Issue: 2011/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ferhan Salman , and Gabriela Dobrescu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455218004

Keywords: fiscal policy, structural fiscal balance, domestic absorption, output gap, fiscal reaction function, fiscal stance, business cycle, fiscal aggregates

Domestic absorption cycles are relevant in assessment and design of fiscal policies. Our cross-country analysis covers 59 advanced and emerging countries for the 1990-2009 period. We show that ignoring domestic abs...

Fiscal Policy Multipliers in Small States

Fiscal Policy Multipliers in Small States »

Source: Fiscal Policy Multipliers in Small States

Volume/Issue: 2019/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ali Alichi , Ippei Shibata , and Kadir Tanyeri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498303996

Keywords: Business cycles, Real interest rates, Exchange rate depreciation, Government consumption, Public investments, Government Spending, Fiscal Policy, Fiscal Multipliers., WEO, government investment

Government debt in many small states has risen beyond sustainable levels and some governments are considering fiscal consolidation. This paper estimates fiscal policy multipliers for small states using two distinct...