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Making Fiscal Space Happen
			: Managing Fiscal Policy in a World of Scaled-Up Aid

Making Fiscal Space Happen : Managing Fiscal Policy in a World of Scaled-Up Aid »

Volume/Issue: 2006/270

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Xavier Debrun , Peter Heller , Theo Thomas , Menachem Katz , Isabell Adenauer , and Taline Koranchelian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451865301.001

ISBN: 9781451865301

Keywords: low-income countries, macroeconomic policy, expenditure, mtef, expenditure programs, mtff, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Other, Low Income Developing Countries,

Debt relief and the scaling up of aid to low-income countries should allow for greater fiscal space for expenditure programs to create long-term growth and lower poverty rates. But designing a suitable medium-term...

Social Impact of a Tax Reform
			: The Case of Ethiopia

Social Impact of a Tax Reform : The Case of Ethiopia »

Volume/Issue: 2003/232

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sònia Muñoz , and Stanley Cho

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875584.001

ISBN: 9781451875584

Keywords: Incidence Analysis, Value-Added Tax, Poverty-Related Expenditure, vat, expenditure, expenditures, public expenditure, total expenditure, Equity, Justice

This paper provides an assessment of the poverty and social impact of replacing Ethiopia's sales tax with a value-added tax (VAT). The results indicate that this reform has not had a major adverse effect on the poo...

Making Fiscal Space Happen

Making Fiscal Space Happen »

Source: Making Fiscal Space Happen : Managing Fiscal Policy in a World of Scaled-Up Aid

Volume/Issue: 2006/270

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Xavier Debrun , Peter Heller , Theo Thomas , Menachem Katz , Isabell Adenauer , and Taline Koranchelian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865301

Keywords: low-income countries, macroeconomic policy, expenditure, mtef, expenditure programs, mtff, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Other, Low Income Developing Countries,

Debt relief and the scaling up of aid to low-income countries should allow for greater fiscal space for expenditure programs to create long-term growth and lower poverty rates. But designing a suitable medium-term...

Social Impact of a Tax Reform

Social Impact of a Tax Reform »

Source: Social Impact of a Tax Reform : The Case of Ethiopia

Volume/Issue: 2003/232

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sònia Muñoz , and Stanley Cho

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451875584

Keywords: Incidence Analysis, Value-Added Tax, Poverty-Related Expenditure, vat, expenditure, expenditures, public expenditure, total expenditure, Equity, Justice

This paper provides an assessment of the poverty and social impact of replacing Ethiopia's sales tax with a value-added tax (VAT). The results indicate that this reform has not had a major adverse effect on the poo...