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Quasi-Fiscal Deficits and Energy Conditionality in Selected CIS Countries

Quasi-Fiscal Deficits and Energy Conditionality in Selected CIS Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2006/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tapio Saavalainen , and Joy Mylène Berge

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863031.001

ISBN: 9781451863031

Keywords: quasi-fiscal deficit, transition, conditionality, electricity, fiscal deficit, fiscal deficits, quasi-fiscal deficits

Quasi-fiscal deficits of public utility companies are common in all member countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). They constitute a significant impediment to efficient resource allocation and en...

Quasi-Fiscal Deficits and Energy Conditionality in Selected CIS Countries

Quasi-Fiscal Deficits and Energy Conditionality in Selected CIS Countries »

Source: Quasi-Fiscal Deficits and Energy Conditionality in Selected CIS Countries

Volume/Issue: 2006/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tapio Saavalainen , and Joy Mylène Berge

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451863031

Keywords: quasi-fiscal deficit, transition, conditionality, electricity, fiscal deficit, fiscal deficits, quasi-fiscal deficits

Quasi-fiscal deficits of public utility companies are common in all member countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). They constitute a significant impediment to efficient resource allocation and en...

Is Russia Still Driving Regional Economic Growth?

Is Russia Still Driving Regional Economic Growth? »

Volume/Issue: 2005/192

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani , Etibar Jafarov , and Clinton Shiells

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862119.001

ISBN: 9781451862119

Keywords: Russia, CIS, real gdp, gdp growth, correlation, growth rates, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper investigates whether the linkages between economic growth in Russia and growth in other countries in the region have weakened over time, particularly following the 1998 Russian crisis. It specifies an ec...

Is Russia Still Driving Regional Economic Growth?

Is Russia Still Driving Regional Economic Growth? »

Source: Is Russia Still Driving Regional Economic Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2005/192

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani , Etibar Jafarov , and Clinton Shiells

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862119

Keywords: Russia, CIS, real gdp, gdp growth, correlation, growth rates, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper investigates whether the linkages between economic growth in Russia and growth in other countries in the region have weakened over time, particularly following the 1998 Russian crisis. It specifies an ec...

FDI and the Investment Climate in the CIS Countries

FDI and the Investment Climate in the CIS Countries »

Source: FDI and the Investment Climate in the CIS Countries

Volume/Issue: 2003/5

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Clinton Shiells

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451972849

Keywords: Former Soviet Union, Montenegro, Transition economies, Investment climate, FDI, Regional issues, investment, capital flows, direct investment,

In view of disappointing levels of inward foreign direct investment (FDI), this paper examines capital flows into the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries and investigates the main impediments to a mo...

FDI and the Investment Climate in the CIS Countries

FDI and the Investment Climate in the CIS Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2003/5

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Clinton Shiells

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451972849.003

ISBN: 9781451972849

Keywords: Former Soviet Union, Montenegro, Transition economies, Investment climate, FDI, Regional issues, investment, capital flows, direct investment,

In view of disappointing levels of inward foreign direct investment (FDI), this paper examines capital flows into the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries and investigates the main impediments to a mo...

Priorities for Further Fiscal Reforms in the Commonwealth of Independent States

Priorities for Further Fiscal Reforms in the Commonwealth of Independent States »

Volume/Issue: 2003/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Henri Lorie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874778.001

ISBN: 9781451874778

Keywords: expenditure, expenditures, tax administration, state budget, government expenditure, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget

Building on the substantial progress made in establishing fiscal systems consistent with market economies, the paper identifies priorities for further fiscal structural reforms among the Commonwealth of Independent...

Priorities for Further Fiscal Reforms in the Commonwealth of Independent States

Priorities for Further Fiscal Reforms in the Commonwealth of Independent States »

Source: Priorities for Further Fiscal Reforms in the Commonwealth of Independent States

Volume/Issue: 2003/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Henri Lorie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2003

ISBN: 9781451874778

Keywords: expenditure, expenditures, tax administration, state budget, government expenditure, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget

Building on the substantial progress made in establishing fiscal systems consistent with market economies, the paper identifies priorities for further fiscal structural reforms among the Commonwealth of Independent...

Reforming Tax Systems
			: Experience of the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Reforming Tax Systems : Experience of the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union »

Volume/Issue: 2003/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vahram Stepanyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858655.001

ISBN: 9781451858655

Keywords: tax administration, tax systems, tax reform, tax system, Taxation and Subsidies: Other, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Republic of,

Starting in the early 1990s, the Baltics, Russia, and other (BRO) countries of the former Soviet Union initiated tax reforms that varied widely at the later stages. Recently, some of the BRO countries, basing decis...

Nominal Anchors in the CIS

Nominal Anchors in the CIS »

Volume/Issue: 2003/179

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Keller , and Thomas Richardson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859058.001

ISBN: 9781451859058

Keywords: inflation, inflation targeting, money supply, price stability, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Moldova, Republic of, Kyrgyzstan,

Monetary policy has become increasingly important in the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) as fiscal adjustment and structural reforms have taken root. Inflation has been brought down to rel...