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The Challenge of Fiscal Decentralization in Transition Countries

The Challenge of Fiscal Decentralization in Transition Countries »

Source: The Challenge of Fiscal Decentralization in Transition Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , and Paul Wade

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

ISBN: 9781451852707

Keywords: fiscal reform, transition, decentralization, subnational governments, intergovernmental fiscal, intergovernmental fiscal relations, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General

This paper examines key aspects of the ongoing decentralization process in transition economies and identifies areas where the present systems can have potentially adverse impacts on both service delivery and macro...

The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia

The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia : Is the Current Crisis Different?

Volume/Issue: 2010/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982121

Keywords: government spending, public debt, fiscal policy response, General Outlook and Conditions, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

The countries of the Middle East and North Africa, and the Caucasus and Central Asia have the highest output volatility in the world. Fiscal policy is a powerful tool that can help dampen the business cycles. This...

How Strong are Fiscal Multipliers in the GCC?

How Strong are Fiscal Multipliers in the GCC? »

Source: How Strong are Fiscal Multipliers in the GCC?

Volume/Issue: 2011/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raphael Espinoza , and Abdelhak Senhadji

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455221059

Keywords: Gulf Cooperation Council, expenditure, capital expenditure, government expenditure, fiscal multipliers, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

The effectiveness of fiscal policy in smoothing the impact of shocks depends critically on the size of fiscal multipliers. This is particularly relevant for the GCC countries given the need for fiscal policy to cus...

How Strong are Fiscal Multipliers in the GCC?

How Strong are Fiscal Multipliers in the GCC? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raphael Espinoza , and Abdelhak Senhadji

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455221059.001

ISBN: 9781455221059

Keywords: Gulf Cooperation Council, expenditure, capital expenditure, government expenditure, fiscal multipliers, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

The effectiveness of fiscal policy in smoothing the impact of shocks depends critically on the size of fiscal multipliers. This is particularly relevant for the GCC countries given the need for fiscal policy to cus...

Is Fiscal Policy Procyclical in Developing Oil-Producing Countries?

Is Fiscal Policy Procyclical in Developing Oil-Producing Countries? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/171

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nese Erbil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462314324.001

ISBN: 9781462314324

Keywords: institutions, govenment expenditure, expenditure, capital expenditure, fiscal policies, government expenditure, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

This paper examines the cyclicality of fiscal behavior in 28 developing oil-producing countries (OPCs) during 1990-2009. After testing five fiscal measures - government expenditure, consumption, investment, non-oil...

Policy Coordination in Fiscal Federalism
			: Drawing Lessons From the Dubai Debt Crisis

Policy Coordination in Fiscal Federalism : Drawing Lessons From the Dubai Debt Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2011/147

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455269457.001

ISBN: 9781455269457

Keywords: cyclically-adjusted budget balance, fiscal federalism, statement of fiscal risks, debt, deficit, budget, public sector, General Outlook and Conditions, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General

Using the cyclically adjusted non-hydrocarbon primary balance, this paper investigates the evolution of the fiscal policy stance in the United Arab Emirates at consolidated and sub-national levels in the run-up and...

The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia
			: Is the Current Crisis Different?

The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia : Is the Current Crisis Different? »

Volume/Issue: 2010/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451982121.001

ISBN: 9781451982121

Keywords: government spending, public debt, fiscal policy response, General Outlook and Conditions, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

The countries of the Middle East and North Africa, and the Caucasus and Central Asia have the highest output volatility in the world. Fiscal policy is a powerful tool that can help dampen the business cycles. This...

The Challenge of Fiscal Decentralization in Transition Countries

The Challenge of Fiscal Decentralization in Transition Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2002/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , and Paul Wade

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451852707.001

ISBN: 9781451852707

Keywords: fiscal reform, transition, decentralization, subnational governments, intergovernmental fiscal, intergovernmental fiscal relations, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General

This paper examines key aspects of the ongoing decentralization process in transition economies and identifies areas where the present systems can have potentially adverse impacts on both service delivery and macro...

Is Fiscal Policy Procyclical in Developing Oil-Producing Countries?

Is Fiscal Policy Procyclical in Developing Oil-Producing Countries? »

Source: Is Fiscal Policy Procyclical in Developing Oil-Producing Countries?

Volume/Issue: 2011/171

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nese Erbil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462314324

Keywords: institutions, govenment expenditure, expenditure, capital expenditure, fiscal policies, government expenditure, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

This paper examines the cyclicality of fiscal behavior in 28 developing oil-producing countries (OPCs) during 1990-2009. After testing five fiscal measures - government expenditure, consumption, investment, non-oil...

Policy Coordination in Fiscal Federalism

Policy Coordination in Fiscal Federalism »

Source: Policy Coordination in Fiscal Federalism : Drawing Lessons From the Dubai Debt Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2011/147

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455269457

Keywords: cyclically-adjusted budget balance, fiscal federalism, statement of fiscal risks, debt, deficit, budget, public sector, General Outlook and Conditions, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General

Using the cyclically adjusted non-hydrocarbon primary balance, this paper investigates the evolution of the fiscal policy stance in the United Arab Emirates at consolidated and sub-national levels in the run-up and...