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Fiscal Monitor, April 2019

Curbing Corruption

The April 2019 edition of Fiscal Monitor is focused on two broad themes: fiscal policy in a fast-changing global economy and curbing corruption.

1. A Shifting Global Landscape and the Outlook for the United States and Canada

1. A Shifting Global Landscape and the Outlook for the United States and Canada »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2017, Western Hemisphere Department : Tale of Two Adjustments

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475575224

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic growth, Development, Fiscal policy, Flexible exchange rates, Economic policy, Regional economics, emerge market economy, commodity price, emerge market

Against the backdrop of lackluster global growth in 2016, the world economy is seeing underlying shifts in its economic and policy landscape. Since last October, the outlook for advanced economi...

The Case for Global Fiscal Stimulus1

The Case for Global Fiscal Stimulus1 »

Source: The Case for Global Fiscal Stimulus

Volume/Issue: 2009/03

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Jaewoo Lee , Douglas Laxton , Michael Kumhof , and Charles Freedman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 March 2009

ISBN: 9781455268368

Keywords: Financial sector, Financial crisis, Economic models, Central banks, Cross country analysis, Economic growth, Spillovers, Stabilization measures, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy

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Chapter 2 Curbing Corruption

Chapter 2 Curbing Corruption »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2019 : Curbing Corruption

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498302180

Keywords: Corruption, Corruption in politics. Economic aspects, Economic growth, Economic stabilization, Economic integration, Tax revenue, Fiscal policy, inclusive growth, global integration, fiscal outlook

Introduction Corruption—the abuse of public office for private gain—distorts the activities of the state and ultimately takes a toll on economic growth and the quality of people’s li...

Chapter 1 Fiscal Policy for a Changing Global Economy

Chapter 1 Fiscal Policy for a Changing Global Economy »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2019 : Curbing Corruption

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498302180

Keywords: Corruption, Corruption in politics. Economic aspects, Economic growth, Economic stabilization, Economic integration, Tax revenue, Fiscal policy, inclusive growth, global integration, fiscal outlook

With global growth slowing and uncertainty rising, fiscal policy should prepare for potential downturns—balancing stabilization and sustainability objectives—and put more emphasis on reforms to...

4. Drivers of Capital Flows and the Role of the Investor Base in Latin America

4. Drivers of Capital Flows and the Role of the Investor Base in Latin America »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2017, Western Hemisphere Department : Tale of Two Adjustments

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475575224

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic growth, Development, Fiscal policy, Flexible exchange rates, Economic policy, Regional economics, emerge market economy, commodity price, emerge market

Following a decade of strong capital inflows, Latin America is now experiencing weaker economic growth and financial inflows accompanying the end of the commodity super-cycle. Global factors, no...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, April 2019 : Curbing Corruption

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498302180

Keywords: Corruption, Corruption in politics. Economic aspects, Economic growth, Economic stabilization, Economic integration, Tax revenue, Fiscal policy, inclusive growth, global integration, fiscal outlook

Chapter 1: Fiscal Policy for a Changing Global Economy Over the past decade, fiscal policy has focused primarily on macroeconomic stabilization in response to shocks, notably the glo...

Exiting from Crisis Intervention Policies

Exiting from Crisis Intervention Policies »

Source: Exiting from Crisis Intervention Policies

Volume/Issue: 2010/022

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2010

ISBN: 9781498337892

Keywords: Adjustment process, Background papers, Budget deficits, Cross country analysis, Debt reduction, Developed countries, Economic growth, Financial crisis, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal policy

This paper identifies broad principles for exiting from extraordinary and unprecedented crisis-related intervention policies implemented by countries across the globe following the onset of the crisis in the summer...

3. External Adjustment to Terms-of-Trade Shifts

3. External Adjustment to Terms-of-Trade Shifts »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2017, Western Hemisphere Department : Tale of Two Adjustments

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475575224

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic growth, Development, Fiscal policy, Flexible exchange rates, Economic policy, Regional economics, emerge market economy, commodity price, emerge market

External adjustment in Latin America is ongoing in the wake of large and persistent shifts in the region’s terms of trade. In the past, external adjustment to negative terms-of-trade shocks typi...

Fiscal Implications of Interest Rate Normalization in the United States

Fiscal Implications of Interest Rate Normalization in the United States »

Source: Fiscal Implications of Interest Rate Normalization in the United States

Volume/Issue: 2019/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Huixin Bi , Wenyi Shen , and Shu-Chun Susan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498311151

Keywords: Economic growth, Business cycles, Capital income, Real interest rates, Interest rate increases, interest rate normalization, monetary and fiscal policy interaction, fiscal sustainability, non linear DSGE models, New Keynesian model

This paper studies the main channels through which interest rate normalization has fiscal implications in the United States. While unexpected inflation reduces the real value of government liabilities, a rising pol...

Fiscal Monitor, April 2019
			: Curbing Corruption

Fiscal Monitor, April 2019 : Curbing Corruption »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498302180.089

ISBN: 9781498302180

Keywords: Corruption, Corruption in politics. Economic aspects, Economic growth, Economic stabilization, Economic integration, Tax revenue, Fiscal policy, inclusive growth, global integration, fiscal outlook

This report discusses fiscal policies to prepare for the next downturn and foster long-term inclusive growth by adapting to changing demographics, advancing technology, and deepening global integration. It also cov...