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13 Adjusting Taxes for Inflation

13 Adjusting Taxes for Inflation »

Source: Tax Law Design and Drafting, Volume 1

Series: Books

Author(s): Victor Thuronyi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 1996

ISBN: 9781557755872

Keywords: inflation, vat, social security, taxation, tax administration

Most countries do not adjust their tax systems for inflation, or do so only partially. When inflation reaches significant levels, however, its effects on the tax system cannot be ignored. The best remedy is...

2 Adjustment and Internal-External Balance

2 Adjustment and Internal-External Balance »

Source: Macroeconomic Management : Programs and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Chorng-Huey Wong , Mohsin Khan , and Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060944

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates

This chapter provides a framework for determining the appropriate mix of monetary, fiscal, and exchange rate policies for correcting macroeconomic imbalances. It discusses the design of macroeconomic adjustm...

1 Anchoring Inflation Expectations

1 Anchoring Inflation Expectations »

Source: Statistical Implications of Inflation Targeting : Getting the Right Numbers and Getting the Numbers Right

Series: Books

Author(s): Carol Carson , Claudia Dziobek , and Charles Enoch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061323

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation-targeting

Exchange rate policy has always been central to the work of the IMF. Ever since the breakdown of the Bretton Woods system, there has been a widespread desire to avoid excessive vola...

9 Assessment of the Fiscal Balance

9 Assessment of the Fiscal Balance »

Source: Macroeconomic Management : Programs and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Chorng-Huey Wong , Mohsin Khan , and Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060944

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, real exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates

One of the primary goals of fiscal policy is to contribute to price stabilization in the context of a sustainable balance of payments. 1 To attain this objective, public sector fi...

Background Papers

Background Papers »

Source: The Evolving Role of Central Banks

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557751850

Keywords: central bank, banking, monetary policy, national bank, inflation

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1 Bretton Woods

1 Bretton Woods »

Source: The IMF in a Changing World, 1945-85

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1986

ISBN: 9780939934652

Keywords: exchange rates, monetary system, exchange rate, inflation, international monetary system

The Bretton Woods Conference of July 1–22, 1944 was one of the most successful conferences of the twentieth century and a landmark in world economic history. Four decades later, eco...

9 Case Studies of Four Large Economies

9 Case Studies of Four Large Economies »

Source: Wage Determination and Incomes Policy in Open Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Anne Braun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1986

ISBN: 9780939934751

Keywords: wage, inflation, wages, wage increases, wage bargaining

Chapters 9 and 10 consist of case studies and some general conclusions on labor market organization and incomes policies since the 1960s in the United Kingdom, Japan, the Federal Republic of Ger...

10 Case Studies of Three Small Economies

10 Case Studies of Three Small Economies »

Source: Wage Determination and Incomes Policy in Open Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Anne Braun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1986

ISBN: 9780939934751

Keywords: wage, inflation, wages, wage increases, wage bargaining

Strongly institutionalized incomes policies have been a persistent feature of economic management in Austria, the Netherlands, and Norway, 1 contributing to the achievement of rea...

25 Central Bank Independence and Central Bank Functions

25 Central Bank Independence and Central Bank Functions »

Source: The Evolving Role of Central Banks

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557751850

Keywords: central bank, banking, monetary policy, national bank, inflation

During the 1970s and 1980s, important changes were made in the way a number of countries operated and presented monetary policy. A major reason for such changes appe...

11 Central Bank Independence in Austria

11 Central Bank Independence in Austria »

Source: The Evolving Role of Central Banks

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557751850

Keywords: central bank, banking, monetary policy, national bank, inflation

I would like to discuss the evolution of central bank independence in Austria and how it functions today. I shall first give a short history as background and then describe the pres...