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An Analysis of the Optimal Provision of Public Infrastructure

An Analysis of the Optimal Provision of Public Infrastructure »

Source: An Analysis of the Optimal Provision of Public Infrastructure : A Computational Model Using Mexican Data

Volume/Issue: 1996/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Feltenstein , and Jiming Ha

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451842968

Keywords: budget deficit, inflation, foreign borrowing, real interest rate, public expenditure

An intertemporal general equilibrium model is used to examine infrastructure effects on the Mexican national income. Production functions are estimated for the major sectors of the economy in which sectoral output...

Are Developing Countries Better Off Spending Their Oil Wealth Upfront?

Are Developing Countries Better Off Spending Their Oil Wealth Upfront? »

Source: Are Developing Countries Better Off Spending Their Oil Wealth Upfront?

Volume/Issue: 2004/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): H. Takizawa , E. Gardner , and Kenichi Ueda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451856217

Keywords: Optimal fiscal policy, transitional growth, natural resource, government spending, budget constraint, fiscal balance, private consumption, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development,

We question the conventional view that it is optimal for government to maintain a stable level of spending out of oil wealth. We compare this conventional policy recommendation with one where government spends all...

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability »

Source: Assessing Fiscal Sustainability : A Cross-Country Comparison

Volume/Issue: 2003/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enzo Croce , and V. Juan-Ramon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451856569

Keywords: convergence, fiscal rule, public debt, debt ratio, fiscal stance, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt,

To monitor fiscal sustainability, this paper proposes a recursive algorithm derived from the law of motion of the debt-to-GDP ratio, subject to a government reaction function that links convergence to the targeted...

Block I. Global Imbalances, Exchange Rate Issues, and Debt

Block I. Global Imbalances, Exchange Rate Issues, and Debt »

Source: Dollars, Debt, and Deficits : Sixty Years After Bretton Woods

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589064539

Keywords: Deficit financing, Budget deficits, exchange rate, public debt, foreign assets, current account, foreign liabilities

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Block II. International Financial Architecture

Block II. International Financial Architecture »

Source: Dollars, Debt, and Deficits : Sixty Years After Bretton Woods

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589064539

Keywords: Deficit financing, Budget deficits, exchange rate, public debt, foreign assets, current account, foreign liabilities

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Budget Classification

Budget Classification »

Source: Budget Classification

Volume: 2009

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Dominique Bouley , Davina Jacobs , and Jean-Luc Hélis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2009

ISBN: 9781462343478

Keywords: Governance, budget, budget classification, chart of accounts, government finance statistics, poverty-reducing expenditure, program budgeting, public financial management, revenues, budget classification system

This technical note analyzes the importance of a budget classification system. It highlights that budget classification is one of the fundamental building blocks of a sound budget management system, as it determine...

Comment: Financial Globalization and Exchange Rates

Comment: Financial Globalization and Exchange Rates »

Source: Dollars, Debt, and Deficits : Sixty Years After Bretton Woods

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589064539

Keywords: Deficit financing, Budget deficits, exchange rate, public debt, foreign assets, current account, foreign liabilities

(Philip R. Lane and Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti) Daniel Cohen Ecole normale supérieure This is a wonderful paper, crisp and full of insights. The core idea is th...

Comment: The Role of the IMF

Comment: The Role of the IMF »

Source: Dollars, Debt, and Deficits : Sixty Years After Bretton Woods

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589064539

Keywords: Deficit financing, Budget deficits, exchange rate, public debt, foreign assets, current account, foreign liabilities

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi Director General for International Finance, Italian Ministry of the Economy and Finance I will base my discussion on the following question: how do t...

Conceptual Design

Conceptual Design »

Source: Conceptual Design : A Critical Element of a Successful Government Financial Management Information System Project

Volume: 2010

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Abdul Khan , and Mario Pessoa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2010

ISBN: 9781455275434

Keywords: budget, financial management, budget management, financial management information, budget preparation

This technical note describes need of conceptual design as a critical element of a government financial management information system project. Governments are increasingly turning to computerized financial manageme...

Dollars, Debt, and Deficits
			: Sixty Years After Bretton Woods

Dollars, Debt, and Deficits : Sixty Years After Bretton Woods »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064539.072

ISBN: 9781589064539

Keywords: Deficit financing, Budget deficits, exchange rate, public debt, foreign assets, current account, foreign liabilities

This book examines the challenges facing the international monetary and financial system, as well as the future role of the Bretton Woods institutions in addressing those challenges. The volume is based on the proc...