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Appendix

Appendix »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, November 2006, Western Hemisphere

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2006

ISBN: 9781589065949

Keywords: fiscal impulse, commodity prices, public debt, fiscal policy, fiscal impulses

Methodology for Fiscal Impulse Calculations 1 The fiscal impulse calculations presented in the text follow an approach similar to Chand...

Appendix Private Investment Behavior in Thailand

Appendix Private Investment Behavior in Thailand »

Source: Thailand : The Road to Sustained Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Erik Offerdal , Kalpana Kochhar , Louis Dicks-Mireaux , Jianping Zhou , Mauro Mecagni , and Balázs Horváth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 1996

ISBN: 9781557756039

Keywords: private investment, wages, wage, fiscal policy, adjustment period

This appendix presents results of an empirical investigation of the determinants of private investment in Thailand. During the 1970s and the first half of the 1980s, the ratio of pr...

Chapter 5: Economic Recovery and Growth

Chapter 5: Economic Recovery and Growth »

Source: Fiscal Adjustment in IMF-Supported Programs

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2003

ISBN: 9781589062740

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, expenditure, expenditures, fiscal policy, public expenditure

The pace of economic recovery under an IMF-supported program is an important determinant of the impact of a program on welfare and is, therefore, the focus of considerable attention. To the exte...

Chapter 3: Fiscal Adjustment as Presented in Program Documents and the Internal Review Process

Chapter 3: Fiscal Adjustment as Presented in Program Documents and the Internal Review Process »

Source: Fiscal Adjustment in IMF-Supported Programs

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2003

ISBN: 9781589062740

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, expenditure, expenditures, fiscal policy, public expenditure

In this chapter, we turn to program documents submitted to the Board to consider what light they shed on the rationale for and magnitude of the fiscal adjustment proposed in programs. We then ex...

Chapter 4: Fiscal Performance Compared with Targets

Chapter 4: Fiscal Performance Compared with Targets »

Source: Fiscal Adjustment in IMF-Supported Programs

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2003

ISBN: 9781589062740

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, expenditure, expenditures, fiscal policy, public expenditure

In this chapter we compare actual fiscal performance against targets projected in programs. We first examine the large cross section of programs to assess the frequency and nature of fiscal shor...

Chapter 7: Fiscal Reforms in IMF-Supported Programs

Chapter 7: Fiscal Reforms in IMF-Supported Programs »

Source: Fiscal Adjustment in IMF-Supported Programs

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2003

ISBN: 9781589062740

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, expenditure, expenditures, fiscal policy, public expenditure

Fiscal adjustment in IMF-supported programs typically includes an agenda of fiscal reforms, and in this chapter we focus on the experience with such reforms on the basis of the sample of 15 prog...

Chapter 2: Fiscal Targeting in IMF-Supported Programs: Cross-Country Analysis

Chapter 2: Fiscal Targeting in IMF-Supported Programs: Cross-Country Analysis »

Source: Fiscal Adjustment in IMF-Supported Programs

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2003

ISBN: 9781589062740

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, expenditure, expenditures, fiscal policy, public expenditure

Acommon criticism of fiscal adjustment in an IMF-supported program is that it is derived from a “one-size-fits-all” approach, which places too much emphasis on fiscal adjustment (i.e., a reducti...

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 1: Introduction »

Source: Fiscal Adjustment in IMF-Supported Programs

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2003

ISBN: 9781589062740

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, expenditure, expenditures, fiscal policy, public expenditure

Fiscal policy is central to macroeconomic management and is, therefore, the subject of considerable attention in the course of Article IV surveillance and in the design of IMF-supported programs...

Chapter 6: Social Spending and Social Protection in IMF-Supported Programs

Chapter 6: Social Spending and Social Protection in IMF-Supported Programs »

Source: Fiscal Adjustment in IMF-Supported Programs

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2003

ISBN: 9781589062740

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, expenditure, expenditures, fiscal policy, public expenditure

The impact of IMF-supported programs on the level of public spending in the social sectors has received a great deal of attention, with many critics voicing concern that these programs typically...

Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs - Proposed New Guidelines

Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs - Proposed New Guidelines »

Source: Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs - Proposed New Guidelines

Volume/Issue: 2009/038

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2009

ISBN: 9781498335744

Keywords: Access limits, Access to Fund general resources, Concessional aid, Debt management, Debt sustainability, External debt, External financing, Financial management, Fund facilities, Fund policies

Low-income countries (LICs) face significant challenges in meeting their development objectives, while maintaining a sustainable debt position. To address this dilemma, the international community has largely advoc...