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4 Addressing the Procyclical Bias

4 Addressing the Procyclical Bias »

Source: Promoting Fiscal Discipline

Series: Books

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , and Teresa Ter-Minassian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066090

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, fiscal performance, fiscal rules, fiscal discipline

Since political economy factors are an important determinant of procyclicality of policies, measures to contain the misuse of fiscal policy discretion can be benefic...

3 Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy

3 Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy »

Source: Promoting Fiscal Discipline

Series: Books

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , and Teresa Ter-Minassian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066090

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, fiscal performance, fiscal rules, fiscal discipline

Although some debate on the feasibility and effectiveness of fiscal policy in stabilizing output fluctuations continues, there is little disagreement that, as a rule...

Deep Roots of Fiscal Behavior

Deep Roots of Fiscal Behavior »

Source: Deep Roots of Fiscal Behavior

Volume/Issue: 2014/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik , and Katerina Teksoz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2014

ISBN: 9781475516111

Keywords: fiscal reaction functions, fiscal policy volatility, budget balance, discretionary fiscal policy, fiscal reaction, primary budget balance, General, Deficit,

This paper investigates the determinants of fiscal policy behavior and its time-varying volatility, using panel data for a broad set of advanced and emerging market economies during the period 1990-2012. The empiri...

2 Discretion, Institutions, and Fiscal Discipline

2 Discretion, Institutions, and Fiscal Discipline »

Source: Promoting Fiscal Discipline

Series: Books

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , and Teresa Ter-Minassian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066090

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, fiscal performance, fiscal rules, fiscal discipline

Economic analysis has long recognized that policymakers, particularly in the fiscal domain, act quite rationally according to specific incentives, including reelecti...

1 Fiscal Discipline: Key Issues and Overview

1 Fiscal Discipline: Key Issues and Overview »

Source: Promoting Fiscal Discipline

Series: Books

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , and Teresa Ter-Minassian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066090

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, fiscal performance, fiscal rules, fiscal discipline

Since the early 1970s, fiscal deficits and rising public debt have been ubiquitous features of government budgetary positions. Indeed, in aggregate, fiscal balances...

Fiscal Indulgence in Central Europe

Fiscal Indulgence in Central Europe »

Source: Fiscal Indulgence in Central Europe : Loss of the External Anchor

Volume/Issue: 2004/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Kopits , Helge Berger , and Istvan Szekely

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451848311

Keywords: EU economic and monetary union, game-theoretic approach, fiscal performance, fiscal stance, loose ? fiscal policy, fiscal behavior, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General, Game Theory and Bargaining Theory: General

In recent years, fiscal performance in Central Europe has steadily deteriorated, in contrast to the improvement in the Baltics. This paper explores the determinants of such differences among countries slated for EU...

5 Fiscal Responsibility Laws

5 Fiscal Responsibility Laws »

Source: Promoting Fiscal Discipline

Series: Books

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , and Teresa Ter-Minassian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066090

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, fiscal performance, fiscal rules, fiscal discipline

The search for more comprehensive institutional arrangements to improve fiscal policy outcomes intensified during the last decade. Analogous to the monetary policy d...

Germany: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Germany: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Germany : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1998/111

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 1998

ISBN: 9781451810325

Keywords: fiscal policy, budget balance, fiscal stabilizers, fiscal position, fiscal deficit

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix analyzes Germany's past fiscal policy behavior and assesses the likely adjustments that would be necessary to bring future fiscal policy behavior in line with Eur...

Germany: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Germany: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Germany : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1998/111

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 1998

ISBN: 9781451810325

Keywords: fiscal policy, budget balance, fiscal stabilizers, fiscal position, fiscal deficit

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix analyzes Germany's past fiscal policy behavior and assesses the likely adjustments that would be necessary to bring future fiscal policy behavior in line with Eur...

Germany: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Germany: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Germany : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1998/111

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 1998

ISBN: 9781451810325

Keywords: fiscal policy, budget balance, fiscal stabilizers, fiscal position, fiscal deficit

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix analyzes Germany's past fiscal policy behavior and assesses the likely adjustments that would be necessary to bring future fiscal policy behavior in line with Eur...