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Aligning the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Approach - Issues and Options

Aligning the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Approach - Issues and Options »

Source: Aligning the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Approach - Issues and Options

Volume/Issue: 2003/018

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 April 2003

ISBN: 9781498329491

Keywords: Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers, Economic conditions, Public financial management, Economic policy, Economic reforms, Fiscal policy, PP, PRSP, PRGF

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Analyzing and Managing Fiscal Risks - Best Practices

Analyzing and Managing Fiscal Risks - Best Practices »

Source: Analyzing and Managing Fiscal Risks - Best Practices

Volume/Issue: 2016/025

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498345668

Keywords: Bonds, Financial instruments, Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Fiscal risk, Public debt, Risk management, Stress testing, Financial crises, Financial soundness indicators

Comprehensive analysis and management of fiscal risks can help ensure sound fiscal public finances and macroeconomic stability. This has been underscored by the global financial crisis and the more recent collapse...

Application of Structural Conditionality - 2009 Annual Report

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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...

Asia and Pacific Small States - Raising Potential Growth and Enhancing Resilience to Shocks

Asia and Pacific Small States - Raising Potential Growth and Enhancing Resilience to Shocks »

Source: Asia and Pacific Small States - Raising Potential Growth and Enhancing Resilience to Shocks

Volume/Issue: 2013/009

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2013

ISBN: 9781498342285

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Cross country analysis, Economic growth, Economic indicators, External shocks, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Relationships with Fund, Small states, Surveillance

The small states of the Asia and Pacific region face unique challenges in raising their growth potential and living standards. These countries are particularly vulnerable because of their small populations, geograp...

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...

Assessing Fiscal Space: an Update and Stocktaking

Assessing Fiscal Space: an Update and Stocktaking »

Source: Assessing Fiscal Space : An Update and Stocktaking

Volume/Issue: 2018/033

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2018

ISBN: 9781498309042

Keywords: Fiscal space, Debt sustainability, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Fiscal rules, commodity producer, country-specific, market access, bottom-line, conjuncture

This paper reviews the experience with the fiscal space assessment framework that was piloted during 2017-18. In 2016, staff proposed an operational definition of fiscal space and a new four-stage framework for its...

Background Paper for Rebuilding Fiscal Institutions in Post-Conflict Countries

Background Paper for Rebuilding Fiscal Institutions in Post-Conflict Countries »

Source: Background Paper for Rebuilding Fiscal Institutions in Post-Conflict Countries

Volume/Issue: 2004/050

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2004

ISBN: 9781498329958

Keywords: Fiscal management, Post-conflict emergency assistance, Technical Assistance, Public financial management, Fiscal policy, Revenue administration, Tax policy, Intergovernmental fiscal relations, PP, PEM

The information provided in this paper supplements the information presented in the main Board paper. The main paper discusses experiences in reestablishing fiscal management in post-conflict countries. On the basi...

Bangladesh - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank

Bangladesh - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank »

Source: Bangladesh - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank

Volume/Issue: 2009/083

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2009

ISBN: 9781498335706

Keywords: Asian Development Bank, Assessment letters, Balance of payments, Banking sector, Credit expansion, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Relationships with Fund, Revenue mobilization

Assessment Letters or Statements may be prepared for member countries with Fund-supported programs; receiving Fund emergency assistance; with staff-monitored programs; or surveillance-only cases. They are typically...

Benin - Assessment Letter for Donors

Benin - Assessment Letter for Donors »

Source: Benin - Assessment Letter for Donors

Volume/Issue: 2009/079

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 October 2009

ISBN: 9781498335065

Keywords: Assessment letters, Benin, Budget estimates, Budgeting, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Government expenditures, Revenue mobilization, Taxes

This letter provides an assessment of recent macroeconomic developments in Benin and an update on the discussions of Fund staff with the Beninese authorities on macroeconomic policies and structural reforms that co...