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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...

The Fisher Hypothesis and Inflation Persistence

The Fisher Hypothesis and Inflation Persistence »

Source: The Fisher Hypothesis and Inflation Persistence : Evidence From Five Major Industrial Countries

Volume/Issue: 1995/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wensheng Peng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451940824

Keywords: nominal interest rates, nominal interest rate, monetary authorities, inflation rates

This paper presents an empirical evaluation of the strength of the Fisher effect which predicts a positive relationship between the nominal interest rate and inflation in the postwar period in the five major indust...

Global Liquidity and Asset Prices

Global Liquidity and Asset Prices »

Source: Global Liquidity and Asset Prices : Measurement, Implications, and Spillovers

Volume/Issue: 1999/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Klaas Baks , and Charles Kramer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

ISBN: 9781451858242

Keywords: Liquidity, money growth, international spillovers, monetary policy, real interest rates, monetary aggregates

Much recent commentary suggests that global liquidity has influenced financial conditions in the major international markets to an important degree, and that excess liquidity in one financial center can influence f...

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...

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 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...

Global Liquidity and Asset Prices
			: Measurement, Implications, and Spillovers

Global Liquidity and Asset Prices : Measurement, Implications, and Spillovers »

Volume/Issue: 1999/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Klaas Baks , and Charles Kramer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858242.001

ISBN: 9781451858242

Keywords: Liquidity, money growth, international spillovers, monetary policy, real interest rates, monetary aggregates

Much recent commentary suggests that global liquidity has influenced financial conditions in the major international markets to an important degree, and that excess liquidity in one financial center can influence f...

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-...

Nominal Income Targeting
			: A Critical Evaluation

Nominal Income Targeting : A Critical Evaluation »

Volume/Issue: 1991/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Victor Argy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851557.001

ISBN: 9781451851557

Keywords: money stock, monetary policy, inflation, real interest rate, money demand

This paper evaluates the proposal that government authorities ought to target nominal income. It begins by viewing the literature in some detail. It then undertakes a theoretical analysis of the proposal first for...