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Expenditure Rules

Expenditure Rules »

Source: Expenditure Rules : Effective Tools for Sound Fiscal Policy?

Volume/Issue: 2015/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Till Cordes , Tidiane Kinda , Priscilla Muthoora , and Anke Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498390576

Keywords: Expenditure rules, Fiscal governance, Rules versus discretion, Stabilization, expenditure, fiscal rules, debt, budget, General,

This paper provides new evidence on the effectiveness of expenditure rules. The analysis is based on a unique dataset covering all countries with national and supranational fiscal rules, including 33 expenditure ru...

The Fiscal Costs of Contingent Liabilities

The Fiscal Costs of Contingent Liabilities »

Source: The Fiscal Costs of Contingent Liabilities

Volume/Issue: 2016/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elva Bova , Marta Ruiz-Arranz , Frederik Toscani , and H. Elif Ture

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498303606

Keywords: Fiscal Crisis, General, All Countries,, Budget deficits, Public debt, Contingent liabilities

We construct the first comprehensive dataset of contingent liability realizations in advanced and emerging markets for the period 1990–2014. We find that contingent liability realizations are a major source of fisc...

Fiscal Sustainability

Fiscal Sustainability »

Source: Fiscal Sustainability : A 21st Century Guide for the Perplexed

Volume/Issue: 2013/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Evan Tanner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2013

ISBN: 9781484381991

Keywords: Intertemporal solvency, tax smoothing, debt stabilization, fiscal rule, stochastic simulation, fiscal adjustment, budget constraint, Deficit, Forecasts of Budgets, Deficits

This paper critically reviews recent work regarding the sustainability of public debt. It argues that Debt Sustainability Analyses (DSAs) should be more than mere mechanical simulation exercises. Instead, a DSA sho...

IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Latvia

IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Latvia »

Source: The Republic of Latvia : 2001 Article IV Consultation Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Latvia

Volume/Issue: 2002/10

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451824452

Keywords: deficit, debt, budget, financial sector, article

This 2001 Article IV Consultation highlights that Latvia has enjoyed a strong economic performance since the last Article IV Consultation in June 2000. Real GDP growth was 61/2 percent in 2000 and accelerated to 8¾...

The Republic of Latvia
			: 2001 Article IV Consultation Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Latvia

The Republic of Latvia : 2001 Article IV Consultation Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Latvia »

Volume/Issue: 2002/10

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451824452.002

ISBN: 9781451824452

Keywords: deficit, debt, budget, financial sector, article

This 2001 Article IV Consultation highlights that Latvia has enjoyed a strong economic performance since the last Article IV Consultation in June 2000. Real GDP growth was 61/2 percent in 2000 and accelerated to 8¾...

Expenditure Rules
			: Effective Tools for Sound Fiscal Policy?

Expenditure Rules : Effective Tools for Sound Fiscal Policy? »

Volume/Issue: 2015/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Till Cordes , Tidiane Kinda , Priscilla Muthoora , and Anke Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498390576.001

ISBN: 9781498390576

Keywords: Expenditure rules, Fiscal governance, Rules versus discretion, Stabilization, expenditure, fiscal rules, debt, budget, General,

This paper provides new evidence on the effectiveness of expenditure rules. The analysis is based on a unique dataset covering all countries with national and supranational fiscal rules, including 33 expenditure ru...

Fiscal Sustainability
			: A 21st Century Guide for the Perplexed

Fiscal Sustainability : A 21st Century Guide for the Perplexed »

Volume/Issue: 2013/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Evan Tanner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484381991.001

ISBN: 9781484381991

Keywords: Intertemporal solvency, tax smoothing, debt stabilization, fiscal rule, stochastic simulation, fiscal adjustment, budget constraint, Deficit, Forecasts of Budgets, Deficits

This paper critically reviews recent work regarding the sustainability of public debt. It argues that Debt Sustainability Analyses (DSAs) should be more than mere mechanical simulation exercises. Instead, a DSA sho...

International Evidenceon Fiscal Solvency
			: Is Fiscal Policy "Responsible"?

International Evidenceon Fiscal Solvency : Is Fiscal Policy "Responsible"? »

Volume/Issue: 2007/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrique Mendoza , and Jonathan Ostry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866209.001

ISBN: 9781451866209

Keywords: fiscal solvency, public debt, debt ratio, debt ratios, National Budget, Deficit, And Debt,

This paper looks at fiscal solvency and public debt sustainability in both emerging market and advanced countries. Evidence of fiscal solvency, in the form of a robust positive conditional relationship between publ...

The Fiscal Costs of Contingent Liabilities

The Fiscal Costs of Contingent Liabilities »

Volume/Issue: 2016/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elva Bova , Marta Ruiz-Arranz , Frederik Toscani , and H. Elif Ture

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498303606.001

ISBN: 9781498303606

Keywords: Fiscal Crisis, General, All Countries,, Budget deficits, Public debt, Contingent liabilities

We construct the first comprehensive dataset of contingent liability realizations in advanced and emerging markets for the period 1990–2014. We find that contingent liability realizations are a major source of fisc...

International Evidenceon Fiscal Solvency

International Evidenceon Fiscal Solvency »

Source: International Evidenceon Fiscal Solvency : Is Fiscal Policy "Responsible"?

Volume/Issue: 2007/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrique Mendoza , and Jonathan Ostry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451866209

Keywords: fiscal solvency, public debt, debt ratio, debt ratios, National Budget, Deficit, And Debt,

This paper looks at fiscal solvency and public debt sustainability in both emerging market and advanced countries. Evidence of fiscal solvency, in the form of a robust positive conditional relationship between publ...