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Fiscal Policy over the Election Cycle in Low-Income Countries

Fiscal Policy over the Election Cycle in Low-Income Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2013/153

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Ebeke , and Dilan Ölcer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475588514.001

ISBN: 9781475588514

Keywords: Elections, IMF programs, tax revenues, national fiscal rules, fiscal policy, fiscal rule, Economic Models of Political Processes: Rent-Seeking, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior,

Focusing on Low-Income Countries, we investigate the behavior of fiscal variables during and after elections. The results indicate that during election years, government consumption significantly increases and lead...

Fiscal Policy over the Election Cycle in Low-Income Countries1

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Source: Fiscal Policy over the Election Cycle in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2013/153

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Ebeke , and Dilan Ölcer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2013

ISBN: 9781475588514

Keywords: Elections, IMF programs, tax revenues, national fiscal rules, fiscal policy, fiscal rule, Economic Models of Political Processes: Rent-Seeking, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior,

Focusing on Low-Income Countries, we investigate the behavior of fiscal variables during and after elections. The results indicate that during election years, government consumption significantly increases and lead...

Rules and Regulations of the International Monetary Fund

Rules and Regulations of the International Monetary Fund »

Source: By-Laws, Rules and Regulations

Series: By Laws, Rules & Regulations

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2011

ISBN: 9781616352158

Keywords: voting, regulations, salary, voting rights, election

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Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: By-Laws, Rules and Regulations

Series: By Laws, Rules & Regulations

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2011

ISBN: 9781616352158

Keywords: voting, regulations, salary, voting rights, election

This paper describes by-laws of the IMF. These by-laws state that special meetings of the Board of Governors may be called at any time by the Board of Governors or the Executive Board and shall be called upon the r...

By-Laws, Rules and Regulations

By-Laws, Rules and Regulations »

Series: By Laws, Rules & Regulations

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352158.016

ISBN: 9781616352158

Keywords: voting, regulations, salary, voting rights, election

This paper describes by-laws of the IMF. These by-laws state that special meetings of the Board of Governors may be called at any time by the Board of Governors or the Executive Board and shall be called upon the r...

By-Laws of the International Monetary Fund

By-Laws of the International Monetary Fund »

Source: By-Laws, Rules and Regulations

Series: By Laws, Rules & Regulations

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2011

ISBN: 9781616352158

Keywords: voting, regulations, salary, voting rights, election

These By-Laws are adopted under the authority of, and are intended to be complementary to, the Articles of Agreement of the International Monetary Fund; and they shall be construed accordingly. In the event...

Institutional Inertia

Institutional Inertia »

Source: Institutional Inertia

Volume/Issue: 2009/193

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laura Valderrama

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873405

Keywords: Private Information, Property Rights, Dynamic Voting, Inertia, voting, technology choice, technologies, voter, technological change,

We study the relative efficiency of outside-owned versus employee-owned firms and analyze implications for institutional change in a context of technological innovation. When decisions are made through majority vot...

Institutional Inertia

Institutional Inertia »

Volume/Issue: 2009/193

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laura Valderrama

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873405.001

ISBN: 9781451873405

Keywords: Private Information, Property Rights, Dynamic Voting, Inertia, voting, technology choice, technologies, voter, technological change,

We study the relative efficiency of outside-owned versus employee-owned firms and analyze implications for institutional change in a context of technological innovation. When decisions are made through majority vot...

Hold Your Nose and Vote
			: Why Do Some Democracies Tolerate Corruption?

Hold Your Nose and Vote : Why Do Some Democracies Tolerate Corruption? »

Volume/Issue: 2009/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872309.001

ISBN: 9781451872309

Keywords: Political Equilibrium, Public Expenditure, Constitution, voter, law, law enforcement, voters, election,

This paper analyses why corruption can persist for long periods in a democracy and inquires whether this can result from a well-informed rational choice of the citizens. By applying a citizen-candidate model of rep...

Hold Your Nose and Vote

Hold Your Nose and Vote »

Source: Hold Your Nose and Vote : Why Do Some Democracies Tolerate Corruption?

Volume/Issue: 2009/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872309

Keywords: Political Equilibrium, Public Expenditure, Constitution, voter, law, law enforcement, voters, election,

This paper analyses why corruption can persist for long periods in a democracy and inquires whether this can result from a well-informed rational choice of the citizens. By applying a citizen-candidate model of rep...