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Annex I The Spillover Effects of Government Debt

Annex I The Spillover Effects of Government Debt »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1996 : Focus on Fiscal Policy

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755674

Keywords: debt, interest, inflation, deficits, public debt

Increasing capital market integration has expanded the markets in which governments can sell their debt. In principle, this provides greater scope for governments to smooth taxation and spending, and for cou...

Annex II Macroeconomic and Structural Adjustment in the Middle East and North Africa

Annex II Macroeconomic and Structural Adjustment in the Middle East and North Africa »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1996 : Focus on Fiscal Policy

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755674

Keywords: debt, interest, inflation, deficits, public debt

The economies of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region offer striking contrasts with considerable variations in per capita incomes and underlying economic structures. 1 M...

I Global Economic Prospects and Policies

I Global Economic Prospects and Policies »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1996 : Focus on Fiscal Policy

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755674

Keywords: debt, interest, inflation, deficits, public debt

World economic growth has continued, on average, at a satisfactory pace, supported in particular by buoyant growth in many emerging market countries. However, growth slowed more markedly than expected during...

I World Economic Prospects and Policies

I World Economic Prospects and Policies »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1992

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451945065

Keywords: debt, interest, payments, external borrowing, current account

The recent slowdown in the world economy has proved more persistent than projected in the October 1991 World Economic Outlook (Table 1). The revised projections suggest that, following a small decline in wor...

II Industrial Countries

II Industrial Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1992

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451945065

Keywords: debt, interest, payments, external borrowing, current account

Economic activity continued to be sluggish in the latter part of 1991 and early 1992 in North America, the United Kingdom, and several smaller industrial countries that have been in recession. In addition, s...

II World Economic Situation and Short-Term Prospects

II World Economic Situation and Short-Term Prospects »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1996 : Focus on Fiscal Policy

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755674

Keywords: debt, interest, inflation, deficits, public debt

In 1995, world economic growth weakened slightly to 3½ percent, which is marginally below both its long-term trend rate and the projection published in the October 1995 World Economic Outlook (see Table 1)....

III Developing Countries

III Developing Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1992

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451945065

Keywords: debt, interest, payments, external borrowing, current account

Economic activity in the developing world has been relatively resilient to the slowdown in the industrial countries, partly as a result of recent reductions in macroeconomic imbalances and the adoption of st...

III Fiscal Challenges Facing Industrial Countries

III Fiscal Challenges Facing Industrial Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1996 : Focus on Fiscal Policy

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755674

Keywords: debt, interest, inflation, deficits, public debt

The ballooning of public debt in industrial countries over the past two decades of relative world peace and prosperity is unprecedented. Increasingly, this is a problem. Higher levels of government debt boos...

Long-Term Trends in Public Finances in the G-7 Economies

Long-Term Trends in Public Finances in the G-7 Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2010/13

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Andrea Schaechter , and Carlo Cottarelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455263325.004

ISBN: 9781455263325

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Aging, Developed countries, Public finance, Public debt, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Group of seven, Government expenditures, Tax revenues, Taxation

Today's record public debt levels in most advanced economies are not only a direct fall-out from the global crisis. Public debt had ratcheted up over many decades before, when it had been used, in most of the G-7 c...

Inflation and Public Debt Reversals in the G7 Countries

Inflation and Public Debt Reversals in the G7 Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2014/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , Takuji Komatsuzaki , and Ariel Binder

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498369954.001

ISBN: 9781498369954

Keywords: debt drisis, G7, soverign debt, average inflation, nominal interest rates, real interest rates, increase in inflation, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper investigates the impact of low or high inflation on the public debt-to-GDP ratio in the G-7 countries. Our simulations suggest that if inflation were to fall to zero for five years, the average net debt-...