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Assessing Fiscal Sustainability

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability »

Source: Assessing Fiscal Sustainability : A Cross-Country Comparison

Volume/Issue: 2003/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enzo Croce , and V. Juan-Ramon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451856569

Keywords: convergence, fiscal rule, public debt, debt ratio, fiscal stance, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt,

To monitor fiscal sustainability, this paper proposes a recursive algorithm derived from the law of motion of the debt-to-GDP ratio, subject to a government reaction function that links convergence to the targeted...

Coordination of Monetary and Fiscal Policies1

Coordination of Monetary and Fiscal Policies1 »

Source: Coordination of Monetary and Fiscal Policies

Volume/Issue: 1998/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1998

ISBN: 9781451844238

Keywords: Coordination, central bank, debt management, public debt, public debt management

Recently, monetary authorities have increasingly focused on implementing policies to ensure price stability and strengthen central bank independence. Simultaneously, in the fiscal area, market development has allow...

The Distributional Effects of Fiscal Consolidation

The Distributional Effects of Fiscal Consolidation »

Source: The Distributional Effects of Fiscal Consolidation

Volume/Issue: 2013/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laurence Ball , Davide Furceri , Daniel Leigh , and Prakash Loungani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2013

ISBN: 9781475551945

Keywords: distributional effects, fiscal consolidation episodes, fiscal consolidations, fiscal adjustments, public debt, Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement,

This paper examines the distributional effects of fiscal consolidation. Using episodes of fiscal consolidation for a sample of 17 OECD countries over the period 1978–2009, we find that fiscal consolidation h...

The Fiscal Costs of Contingent Liabilities

The Fiscal Costs of Contingent Liabilities »

Source: The Fiscal Costs of Contingent Liabilities

Volume/Issue: 2016/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elva Bova , Marta Ruiz-Arranz , Frederik Toscani , and H. Elif Ture

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498303606

Keywords: Fiscal Crisis, General, All Countries,, Budget deficits, Public debt, Contingent liabilities

We construct the first comprehensive dataset of contingent liability realizations in advanced and emerging markets for the period 1990–2014. We find that contingent liability realizations are a major source of fisc...

Government Debt, Life-Cycle Income and Liquidity Constrains

Government Debt, Life-Cycle Income and Liquidity Constrains »

Source: Government Debt, Life-Cycle Income and Liquidity Constrains : Beyond Approximate Ricardian Equivalence

Volume/Issue: 1996/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Steven Symansky , Douglas Laxton , and Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1996

ISBN: 9781451928778

Keywords: Ricardian Equivalence, Crowding Out, Real Interest Rates, Government Debt, real interest rate, lifetime income, disposable income, public debt

Evans (1991) has demonstrated that Blanchard’s (1985) finite-horizon model obeys approximate Ricardian equivalence. We show that this result is determined largely by an unrealistic assumption that labor inco...

A Guide to Sovereign Debt Data

A Guide to Sovereign Debt Data »

Source: A Guide to Sovereign Debt Data

Volume/Issue: 2019/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): S. M. Ali Abbas , and Kenneth Rogoff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781513511948

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial statistics, Domestic debt, Monetary statistics, External debt statistics, sovereign debt, public debt, government debt, debt statistics, historical database

The last decade or so has seen a mushrooming of new sovereign debt databases covering long time spans for several countries. This represents an important breakthrough for economists who have long sought to, but bee...

A Guide to Sovereign Debt Data

A Guide to Sovereign Debt Data »

Volume/Issue: 2019/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): S. M. Ali Abbas , and Kenneth Rogoff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513511948.001

ISBN: 9781513511948

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial statistics, Domestic debt, Monetary statistics, External debt statistics, sovereign debt, public debt, government debt, debt statistics, historical database

The last decade or so has seen a mushrooming of new sovereign debt databases covering long time spans for several countries. This represents an important breakthrough for economists who have long sought to, but bee...

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability
			: A Cross-Country Comparison

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability : A Cross-Country Comparison »

Volume/Issue: 2003/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enzo Croce , and V. Juan-Ramon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856569.001

ISBN: 9781451856569

Keywords: convergence, fiscal rule, public debt, debt ratio, fiscal stance, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt,

To monitor fiscal sustainability, this paper proposes a recursive algorithm derived from the law of motion of the debt-to-GDP ratio, subject to a government reaction function that links convergence to the targeted...

Coordination of Monetary and Fiscal Policies

Coordination of Monetary and Fiscal Policies »

Volume/Issue: 1998/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451844238.001

ISBN: 9781451844238

Keywords: Coordination, central bank, debt management, public debt, public debt management

Recently, monetary authorities have increasingly focused on implementing policies to ensure price stability and strengthen central bank independence. Simultaneously, in the fiscal area, market development has allow...

Government Debt, Life-Cycle Income and Liquidity Constrains
			: Beyond Approximate Ricardian Equivalence

Government Debt, Life-Cycle Income and Liquidity Constrains : Beyond Approximate Ricardian Equivalence »

Volume/Issue: 1996/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Steven Symansky , Douglas Laxton , and Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451928778.001

ISBN: 9781451928778

Keywords: Ricardian Equivalence, Crowding Out, Real Interest Rates, Government Debt, real interest rate, lifetime income, disposable income, public debt

Evans (1991) has demonstrated that Blanchard’s (1985) finite-horizon model obeys approximate Ricardian equivalence. We show that this result is determined largely by an unrealistic assumption that labor inco...