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Income Inequality, Fiscal Decentralization and Transfer Dependency

Income Inequality, Fiscal Decentralization and Transfer Dependency »

Volume/Issue: 2014/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Caroline-Antonia Goerl , and Mike Seiferling

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484354711.001

ISBN: 9781484354711

Keywords: transfer dependency, COFOG, decentralization, fiscal federalism, federalism, government expenditure, Personal Income and Wealth Distribution, Intergovernmental Relations,

Within the context of reigniting post crisis macroeconomic growth, income inequality has emerged as a topic of significant interest for both academics and policymakers (Bastagli, Coady, and Gupta, 2012) This study...

Income Inequality, Fiscal Decentralization and Transfer Dependency1

Income Inequality, Fiscal Decentralization and Transfer Dependency1 »

Source: Income Inequality, Fiscal Decentralization and Transfer Dependency

Volume/Issue: 2014/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Caroline-Antonia Goerl , and Mike Seiferling

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484354711

Keywords: transfer dependency, COFOG, decentralization, fiscal federalism, federalism, government expenditure, Personal Income and Wealth Distribution, Intergovernmental Relations,

Within the context of reigniting post crisis macroeconomic growth, income inequality has emerged as a topic of significant interest for both academics and policymakers (Bastagli, Coady, and Gupta, 2012) This study...

Too Small to Fail? Subnational Spending Pressures in Europe

Too Small to Fail? Subnational Spending Pressures in Europe »

Volume/Issue: 2013/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Eyraud , and Marialuz Moreno Badia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475578157.001

ISBN: 9781475578157

Keywords: fiscal federalism, local governments, EU, decentralization, subnational governments, expenditure decentralization, fiscal decentralization, Structure and Scope of Government, Deficit, General

The purpose of this paper is to assess whether expenditure decentralization has contributed to weakening fiscal performance in Europe. Using a panel of EU15 countries for the period 1995-2011, we estimate three eco...

Too Small to Fail? Subnational Spending Pressures in Europe

Too Small to Fail? Subnational Spending Pressures in Europe »

Source: Too Small to Fail? Subnational Spending Pressures in Europe

Volume/Issue: 2013/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Eyraud , and Marialuz Moreno Badia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475578157

Keywords: fiscal federalism, local governments, EU, decentralization, subnational governments, expenditure decentralization, fiscal decentralization, Structure and Scope of Government, Deficit, General

The purpose of this paper is to assess whether expenditure decentralization has contributed to weakening fiscal performance in Europe. Using a panel of EU15 countries for the period 1995-2011, we estimate three eco...

Implementation Plan in Response to Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation of Research at the IMF--Relevance and Utilization

Implementation Plan in Response to Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation of Research at the IMF--Relevance and Utilization »

Volume/Issue: 2012/095

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498339698.007

ISBN: 9781498339698

Keywords: Data quality assessment framework, IMF Working Papers, Lapse of time consideration, Publications, Regional Economic Outlook, Selected issues, Surveillance, Economic policy, Regional economics, Financial crises

This paper presents a forward-looking implementation plan for the above-cited Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) report. During the Board discussion, Executive Directors noted that the report 'provides a balanced...

Implementation Plan in Response to Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation of Research at the IMF--Relevance and Utilization

Implementation Plan in Response to Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation of Research at the IMF--Relevance and Utilization »

Source: Implementation Plan in Response to Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation of Research at the IMF--Relevance and Utilization

Volume/Issue: 2012/095

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2012

ISBN: 9781498339698

Keywords: Data quality assessment framework, IMF Working Papers, Lapse of time consideration, Publications, Regional Economic Outlook, Selected issues, Surveillance, Economic policy, Regional economics, Financial crises

This paper presents a forward-looking implementation plan for the above-cited Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) report. During the Board discussion, Executive Directors noted that the report 'provides a balanced...

Key Trends in Implementation of the Fund's Transparency Policy

Key Trends in Implementation of the Fund's Transparency Policy »

Volume/Issue: 2012/056

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498340199.007

ISBN: 9781498340199

Keywords: Executive Board documents, Fund policies, Publications, Statistical annexes, Transparency, Developing countries, Exchange rate regimes, Emerging markets, Financial sector, Regional economics

At the time of the 2005 review of the Fund's transparency policy, it was agreed that information on key trends in implementation of the transparency policy would be circulated to the Board regularly, along with lis...

Key Trends in Implementation of the Fund's Transparency Policy

Key Trends in Implementation of the Fund's Transparency Policy »

Source: Key Trends in Implementation of the Fund's Transparency Policy

Volume/Issue: 2012/056

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2012

ISBN: 9781498340199

Keywords: Executive Board documents, Fund policies, Publications, Statistical annexes, Transparency, Developing countries, Exchange rate regimes, Emerging markets, Financial sector, Regional economics

At the time of the 2005 review of the Fund's transparency policy, it was agreed that information on key trends in implementation of the transparency policy would be circulated to the Board regularly, along with lis...

Narrowing Vertical Fiscal Imbalances in Four European Countries

Narrowing Vertical Fiscal Imbalances in Four European Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2012/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Izabela Karpowicz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502664.001

ISBN: 9781475502664

Keywords: Federalism, decentralization, vertical fiscal imbalance, local governments, fiscal decentralization, sub-national governments, fiscal balances, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government

This paper describes the institutional changes that have induced a decline in the vertical fiscal imbalance (VFI) - defined as the share of sub-national own spending not financed through own revenues - in four Euro...

Narrowing Vertical Fiscal Imbalances in Four European Countries

Narrowing Vertical Fiscal Imbalances in Four European Countries »

Source: Narrowing Vertical Fiscal Imbalances in Four European Countries

Volume/Issue: 2012/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Izabela Karpowicz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502664

Keywords: Federalism, decentralization, vertical fiscal imbalance, local governments, fiscal decentralization, sub-national governments, fiscal balances, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government

This paper describes the institutional changes that have induced a decline in the vertical fiscal imbalance (VFI) - defined as the share of sub-national own spending not financed through own revenues - in four Euro...