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Source: A Review of the Fiscal Impulse Measure

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , Richard Haas , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 1986

ISBN: 9780939934607

Keywords: inflation, fiscal impulse, budget balance, fiscal policy, budget deficit

This study was prepared jointly by the Fiscal Affairs and Research Departments of the International Monetary Fund. Since the study was made in preparation for the World Economic Outlook exercise of April 1984, all...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: A Review of the Fiscal Impulse Measure

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , Richard Haas , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 1986

ISBN: 9780939934607

Keywords: inflation, fiscal impulse, budget balance, fiscal policy, budget deficit

This study was prepared jointly by the Fiscal Affairs and Research Departments of the International Monetary Fund. Since the study was made in preparation for the World Economic Outlook exercise of April 1984, all...

APPENDIX 2 Are Sovereign Spreads Linked to Fundamentals?

APPENDIX 2 Are Sovereign Spreads Linked to Fundamentals? »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, November 2010 : Fiscal Exit: From Strategy to Implementation

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): Philip Gerson , and Manmohan Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2010

ISBN: 9781616350475

Keywords: public debt, vat, fiscal adjustment, fiscal policy, debt ratios

This appendix assesses the extent to which different indicators of sovereign risk are correlated and the role that country fundamentals as well as global factors play in determining...

APPENDIX 3 Fiscal Adjustment and Income Distribution in Advanced and Emerging Economies

APPENDIX 3 Fiscal Adjustment and Income Distribution in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, November 2010 : Fiscal Exit: From Strategy to Implementation

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): Philip Gerson , and Manmohan Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2010

ISBN: 9781616350475

Keywords: public debt, vat, fiscal adjustment, fiscal policy, debt ratios

Fiscal consolidation can increase income inequality in the short term, but the duration and magnitude of this effect depends on the growth response and the composition of fiscal adj...

Appendix: Interest Rate- and Exchange Rate-Induced Changes in Budget Balance

Appendix: Interest Rate- and Exchange Rate-Induced Changes in Budget Balance »

Source: A Review of the Fiscal Impulse Measure

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ahsan Mansur , Richard Haas , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 1986

ISBN: 9780939934607

Keywords: inflation, fiscal impulse, budget balance, fiscal policy, budget deficit

This section contains a short theoretical exposition of how the budget balance might be adjusted for changes in interest and exchange rates, consistent with purchasing-power-accrual accounting. Adju...

APPENDIX 1 Interest Rate-Growth Differential

APPENDIX 1 Interest Rate-Growth Differential »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, November 2010 : Fiscal Exit: From Strategy to Implementation

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): Philip Gerson , and Manmohan Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2010

ISBN: 9781616350475

Keywords: public debt, vat, fiscal adjustment, fiscal policy, debt ratios

Debt dynamics depend crucially on the interest rate-growth differential. Other things given, the larger the differential (hereafter, r—g, or the differential), the larger the increa...

APPENDIX 4 Risks to Medium-Term Public Debt Trajectories

APPENDIX 4 Risks to Medium-Term Public Debt Trajectories »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, November 2010 : Fiscal Exit: From Strategy to Implementation

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): Philip Gerson , and Manmohan Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2010

ISBN: 9781616350475

Keywords: public debt, vat, fiscal adjustment, fiscal policy, debt ratios

The analysis of near-term rollover risks in Chapter 4 highlights various sources of uncertainty that also affect medium-term public debt trajectories. A quantitative assessment of t...

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...

Automatic Fiscal Stabilizers

Automatic Fiscal Stabilizers »

Source: Automatic Fiscal Stabilizers

Volume/Issue: 2009/23

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Steven Symansky , and Thomas Baunsgaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2009

ISBN: 9781455290567

Keywords: Fiscal stability, macroeconomic stabilization, personal income tax, income tax, taxes, fiscal policy, tax rates

This paper discusses how to enhance automatic stabilizers without increasing the size of government. We distinguish between permanent changes in the parameters of the tax and expenditure system (e.g., changes in ta...

Bank Group Activity

Bank Group Activity »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1974

Volume/Issue: 11/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1974

ISBN: 9781616353155

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal system, expenditures, fiscal policy, expenditure policy

This paper highlights that the distribution of income and wealth in developing countries has become a matter of great concern to all those interested in development. The paper highlights that in Latin America, the...