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Vertical Fiscal Imbalances and the Accumulation of Government Debt

Vertical Fiscal Imbalances and the Accumulation of Government Debt »

Volume/Issue: 2014/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Inaki Aldasoro , and Mike Seiferling

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484357552.001

ISBN: 9781484357552

Keywords: panel data, GFSY, decentralization, subnational, subnational governments, transfers, Models with Panel Data, General, State and Local Borrowing, Intergovernmental Relations,

Delegating fiscal decision making power to sub-national governments has been an area of interest for both academics and policymakers given the expectation that it may lead to better and more efficient provision of...

Vertical Fiscal Imbalances and the Accumulation of Government Debt

Vertical Fiscal Imbalances and the Accumulation of Government Debt »

Source: Vertical Fiscal Imbalances and the Accumulation of Government Debt

Volume/Issue: 2014/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Inaki Aldasoro , and Mike Seiferling

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 2014

ISBN: 9781484357552

Keywords: panel data, GFSY, decentralization, subnational, subnational governments, transfers, Models with Panel Data, General, State and Local Borrowing, Intergovernmental Relations,

Delegating fiscal decision making power to sub-national governments has been an area of interest for both academics and policymakers given the expectation that it may lead to better and more efficient provision of...

Spring Forward or Fall Back? The Post-Crisis Recovery of Firms

Spring Forward or Fall Back? The Post-Crisis Recovery of Firms »

Volume/Issue: 2012/292

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leandro Medina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475524734.001

ISBN: 9781475524734

Keywords: firm resilience, recovery, leverage, corporate performance, short-term debt, pre-crisis, competitiveness, recessions, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, General

This paper studies corporate performance in the aftermath of the global crisis by examining 6,581 manufacturing firms in 48 developed and developing countries in 2010, identifying factors of resilience as well as v...

Spring Forward or Fall Back? The Post-Crisis Recovery of Firms

Spring Forward or Fall Back? The Post-Crisis Recovery of Firms »

Source: Spring Forward or Fall Back? The Post-Crisis Recovery of Firms

Volume/Issue: 2012/292

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leandro Medina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475524734

Keywords: firm resilience, recovery, leverage, corporate performance, short-term debt, pre-crisis, competitiveness, recessions, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, General

This paper studies corporate performance in the aftermath of the global crisis by examining 6,581 manufacturing firms in 48 developed and developing countries in 2010, identifying factors of resilience as well as v...

Education Attainment in Public Administration Around the World

Education Attainment in Public Administration Around the World »

Source: Education Attainment in Public Administration Around the World : Evidence from a New Dataset

Volume/Issue: 2012/231

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , Herbert Lui , Marc Quintyn , and Frederik Toscani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510669

Keywords: Education Attainment, Public Administration, State Capacity, government effectiveness, education attainments, educational attainment, General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

The paper provides a detailed description of a novel dataset on education attainment in public administrations covering the period 1981-2011 for 178 countries. The dataset uses information extracted from CVs for ov...

Education Attainment in Public Administration Around the World
			: Evidence from a New Dataset

Education Attainment in Public Administration Around the World : Evidence from a New Dataset »

Volume/Issue: 2012/231

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , Herbert Lui , Marc Quintyn , and Frederik Toscani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475510669.001

ISBN: 9781475510669

Keywords: Education Attainment, Public Administration, State Capacity, government effectiveness, education attainments, educational attainment, General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

The paper provides a detailed description of a novel dataset on education attainment in public administrations covering the period 1981-2011 for 178 countries. The dataset uses information extracted from CVs for ov...

When and How to Adjust Beyond the Business Cycle? A Guide to Structural Fiscal Balances

When and How to Adjust Beyond the Business Cycle? A Guide to Structural Fiscal Balances »

Volume: 11

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Fabian Bornhorst , Annalisa Fedelino , Jan Gottschalk , and Gabriela Dobrescu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475510201.005

ISBN: 9781475510201

Keywords: Commodity prices, fiscal policy, cyclical adjustment, structural fiscal balance, business cycle fluctuations, asset prices, output composition, output, tax, prices

Technical Notes and Manuals are produced by IMF departments to expand the dissemination of their technical assistance advice. These papers present general advice and guidance, drawn in part from unpublished techni...

When and How to Adjust Beyond the Business Cycle? A Guide to Structural Fiscal Balances

When and How to Adjust Beyond the Business Cycle? A Guide to Structural Fiscal Balances »

Source: When and How to Adjust Beyond the Business Cycle? A Guide to Structural Fiscal Balances

Volume: 11

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Fabian Bornhorst , Annalisa Fedelino , Jan Gottschalk , and Gabriela Dobrescu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2011

ISBN: 9781475510201

Keywords: Commodity prices, fiscal policy, cyclical adjustment, structural fiscal balance, business cycle fluctuations, asset prices, output composition, output, tax, prices

Technical Notes and Manuals are produced by IMF departments to expand the dissemination of their technical assistance advice. These papers present general advice and guidance, drawn in part from unpublished techni...

Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook, 2010

Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook, 2010 »

Series: Balance of Payments Statistics

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 November 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616350024.044

ISBN: 9781616350024

Keywords: liabilities, debt, payments, portfolio investment, loans, direct investment, financial derivatives, bonds, debt securities, equity securities

The BOPS Yearbook, usually published in December, contains balance of payments statistics for most of the world, compiled in accordance with the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual. Part 1 includes aggregate as well a...

World Food Prices and Monetary Policy

World Food Prices and Monetary Policy »

Volume/Issue: 2010/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roberto Chang , and Luis Catão

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455201440.001

ISBN: 9781455201440

Keywords: Small Open Economy, DSGE models, inflation, terms of trade, relative price, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The large swings in world food prices in recent years renew interest in the question of how monetary policy in small open economies should react to such imported price shocks. We examine this issue in a canonical o...