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Absorption Boom and Fiscal Stance

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Source: Absorption Boom and Fiscal Stance : What Lies Ahead in Eastern Europe?

Volume/Issue: 2010/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jesmin Rahman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781451982749

Keywords: Pro-cyclicality, cyclically-adjusted fiscal balance, expenditure, capital expenditure, social expenditure, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

This paper estimates revenue and expenditure pro-cyclicality with respect to output and domestic absorption in new member states of the European Union and Croatia to assess whether these countries used the boom yea...

Advanced Public Financial Management Reforms in South East Europe

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Source: Advanced Public Financial Management Reforms in South East Europe

Volume/Issue: 2009/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mia Pavesic-Skerlep , and Eivind Tandberg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872491

Keywords: budget process, budget systems, annual budget, medium-term budget, performance budgeting

This paper aims to clarify possible systemic bottlenecks to the introduction of advanced PFM reforms in the SEE countries. It relates key fiscal developments to PFM reform processes over the last 15 years. PFM refo...

'An Analysis of U.S. Fiscal and Generational Imbalances

'An Analysis of U.S. Fiscal and Generational Imbalances »

Source: 'An Analysis of U.S. Fiscal and Generational Imbalances : Who Will Pay and How?'

Volume/Issue: 2011/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicoletta Batini , Julia Guerreiro , and Giovanni Callegari

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455227075

Keywords: fiscal gap, generational accounting, Final Healthcare Legislation, discount rate, medicare, tax cuts, healthcare spending, Intertemporal Choice And Growth, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy

This paper updates existing measures of the U.S. fiscal gap to include federal laws up to and including the mid-December 2010 federal fiscal stimulus. It then applies the methodology of generational accounting to e...

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...

An Analysis of the Underground Economy and its Macroeconomic Consequences

An Analysis of the Underground Economy and its Macroeconomic Consequences »

Source: An Analysis of the Underground Economy and its Macroeconomic Consequences

Volume/Issue: 2003/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , and Andrew Feltenstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451844061

Keywords: credit rationing, tax rate, budget deficit, rate of return, tax rates, Computable General Equilibrium Models,

This paper develops a dynamic computable general equilibrium model in which optimizing agents evade taxes by operating in the underground economy. The cost to firms of evading taxes is that they find themselves sub...

Anchor Me: The Benefits and Challenges of Fiscal Responsibility

Anchor Me: The Benefits and Challenges of Fiscal Responsibility »

Source: Anchor Me: The Benefits and Challenges of Fiscal Responsibility

Volume/Issue: 2019/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302937

Keywords: Economic stabilization, Fiscal policy, National budgets, Budgetary policy, Fiscal stimulus, procyclicality, structural budget balances, fiscal rules, output gap, countercyclical

This paper discusses the benefits and challenges of implementing a rule-based fiscal responsibility framework, using the Philippines as a case study. It estimates structural measures of the fiscal stance over the p...

Are Developing Countries Better Off Spending Their Oil Wealth Upfront?

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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...

Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison

Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison »

Source: Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison

Volume/Issue: 2005/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Lienert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860818

Keywords: public management, budget, law, decree, performance, civil servants, financial management, external audit, decentralization, budget systems

There has been widespread adoption of new laws to support new public management. In many countries that have implemented comprehensive and deep reforms, new or amended laws have fundamentally changed the role of th...

The Art of Making Everybody Happy

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Source: The Art of Making Everybody Happy : How to Prevent a Secession

Volume/Issue: 2001/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michel Le Breton , and Shlomo Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451858815

Keywords: Transfer Schemes, Partial Equalization, Threat of Secession, compensation, taxation, fiscal capacity, budget constraint, fiscal federalism, Subsidies, and Revenue: General,

In this paper we consider a model of the country with heterogeneous population and examine compensation schemes that may prevent a threat of secession by dissatisfied regions. We show that horizontal imbalances are...

Asia: A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts

Asia: A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts »

Source: Asia : A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts

Volume/Issue: 2016/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lekha Chakraborty

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475519914

Keywords: India, Fiscal policy, Cross country analysis, Budgeting, Asia, Asia and Pacific, Australia, Philippines, Korea, Republic of, Gender

This paper reviews gender budgeting efforts in Asia. The countries in the region have achieved mixed success in improving gender equality. Gender budgeting is ideally a fiscal innovation that translates gender-rela...