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Characterizing the Expenditure Uncertainties of Industrial Countries in the 21st Century1

Characterizing the Expenditure Uncertainties of Industrial Countries in the 21st Century1 »

Source: Characterizing the Expenditure Uncertainties of Industrial Countries in the 21st Century

Volume/Issue: 2005/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller , and David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451861105

Keywords: fiscal frameworks, expenditure, expenditures, government expenditure, fiscal policy, expenditure categories, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt,

A number of uncertainties about long-term expenditure commitments in industrial countries are examined: (i) the assumptions underlying the projections, (ii) the potential to further reduce non-age-related expenditu...

The Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy in Stimulating Economic Activity

The Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy in Stimulating Economic Activity »

Source: The Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy in Stimulating Economic Activity : A Review of the Literature

Volume/Issue: 2002/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Selma Mahfouz , Richard Hemming , and Michael Kell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451874716

Keywords: economic activity, fiscal multipliers, government spending, expansionary fiscal contractions, expenditure, fiscal contraction, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

This paper reviews the theoretical and empirical literature on the effectiveness of fiscal policy. The focus is on the size of fiscal multipliers, and on the possibility that multipliers can turn negative (i.e., th...

Fiscal and Monetary Policy During Downturns

Fiscal and Monetary Policy During Downturns »

Source: Fiscal and Monetary Policy During Downturns : Evidence From the G7

Volume/Issue: 2009/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sven Jari Stehn , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451871982

Keywords: government revenue, government expenditure, tax changes, discretionary fiscal policy, fiscal stimulus, tax cuts,

This paper analyzes how fiscal and monetary policy typically respond during downturns in G7 countries. It evaluates whether discretionary fiscal responses to downturns are timely and temporary, and compares the res...

Japan
			: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes-Fiscal Transparency Module-Update

Japan : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes-Fiscal Transparency Module-Update »

Volume/Issue: 2004/262

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 August 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451820638.002

ISBN: 9781451820638

Keywords: fiscal policy, government expenditure, budget negotiations, budget preparation process

This paper presents an update to Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)-Fiscal Transparency Module for Japan. Under the Fiscal Investment and Loan Program (FILP) reform initiated in 2001, the size o...

Japan
			: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Fiscal Transparency Module

Japan : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Fiscal Transparency Module »

Volume/Issue: 2001/156

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 September 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451820553.002

ISBN: 9781451820553

Keywords: fiscal transparency, public finance, fiscal policy, budget documentation, national treasury

The paper provides an assessment of fiscal transparency practices in Japan against the requirements of the IMF code of good practices on fiscal transparency. The responsibilities of different levels of government,...

Characterizing the Expenditure Uncertainties of Industrial Countries in the 21st Century

Characterizing the Expenditure Uncertainties of Industrial Countries in the 21st Century »

Volume/Issue: 2005/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Heller , and David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861105.001

ISBN: 9781451861105

Keywords: fiscal frameworks, expenditure, expenditures, government expenditure, fiscal policy, expenditure categories, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt,

A number of uncertainties about long-term expenditure commitments in industrial countries are examined: (i) the assumptions underlying the projections, (ii) the potential to further reduce non-age-related expenditu...

Fiscal and Monetary Policy During Downturns
			: Evidence From the G7

Fiscal and Monetary Policy During Downturns : Evidence From the G7 »

Volume/Issue: 2009/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sven Jari Stehn , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871982.001

ISBN: 9781451871982

Keywords: government revenue, government expenditure, tax changes, discretionary fiscal policy, fiscal stimulus, tax cuts,

This paper analyzes how fiscal and monetary policy typically respond during downturns in G7 countries. It evaluates whether discretionary fiscal responses to downturns are timely and temporary, and compares the res...

International Coordination of Fiscal Policies
			: A Review of Some Major Issues

International Coordination of Fiscal Policies : A Review of Some Major Issues »

Volume/Issue: 1988/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 1988

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451960235.001

ISBN: 9781451960235

Keywords: fiscal policy, fiscal expansion, fiscal coordination, fiscal deficit, fiscal policies

International coordination of macroeconomic policies has attracted much attention in recent years. The main issue has been whether economic performance can be improved by coordination Although it is still a controv...

Structural Balances and All That
			: Which Indicators to Use in Assessing Fiscal Policy

Structural Balances and All That : Which Indicators to Use in Assessing Fiscal Policy »

Volume/Issue: 2002/101

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nigel Chalk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451852523.001

ISBN: 9781451852523

Keywords: Structural balances, weighted budget balance, fiscal position, expenditure, fiscal impulse, aggregate demand, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, And General Outlook, Fiscal Policies And Behavior Of Economic Agents

Structural indicators of a country's fiscal position are regularly used as estimates of both discretionary changes in fiscal policy and the effect of fiscal policy on aggregate demand. This paper looks at such indi...

The Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy in Stimulating Economic Activity
			: A Review of the Literature

The Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy in Stimulating Economic Activity : A Review of the Literature »

Volume/Issue: 2002/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Selma Mahfouz , Richard Hemming , and Michael Kell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874716.001

ISBN: 9781451874716

Keywords: economic activity, fiscal multipliers, government spending, expansionary fiscal contractions, expenditure, fiscal contraction, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

This paper reviews the theoretical and empirical literature on the effectiveness of fiscal policy. The focus is on the size of fiscal multipliers, and on the possibility that multipliers can turn negative (i.e., th...