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How to Check Integrity of Fiscal Data

How to Check Integrity of Fiscal Data »

Volume: 16

Series: Fiscal Affairs Department How-To Notes

Author(s): Pokar Khemani , and Benoit Wiest

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475546736.061

ISBN: 9781475546736

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Nicaragua, Malawi, Fiscal transparency, Public financial management, Western Hemisphere, Fiscal reporting, international standards, government financial statistics, data

The accuracy and reliability of government accounts and fiscal data is an issue in a number of countries, with significant and persistent discrepancies that can indicate underlying weaknesses in the country's publi...

How to Design and Enforce Tobacco Excises?

How to Design and Enforce Tobacco Excises? »

Volume: 16

Series: Fiscal Affairs Department How-To Notes

Author(s): Patrick Petit , and Janos Nagy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475546651.061

ISBN: 9781475546651

Keywords: Fraud, Health, Western Hemisphere, Ad valorem taxes, Excise taxes, Canada, Tax administration, tobacco, revenue, revenue raising

Taxing tobacco can help raise much needed revenue and save lives, but it needs to be done well. This 'How-to' note provides guidance on the basics of tobacco taxation. How high should tobacco taxes be? Should we u...

How to Check Integrity of Fiscal Data

How to Check Integrity of Fiscal Data »

Source: How to Check Integrity of Fiscal Data

Volume: 16

Series: Fiscal Affairs Department How-To Notes

Author(s): Pokar Khemani , and Benoit Wiest

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475546736

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Nicaragua, Malawi, Fiscal transparency, Public financial management, Western Hemisphere, Fiscal reporting, international standards, government financial statistics, data

The accuracy and reliability of government accounts and fiscal data is an issue in a number of countries, with significant and persistent discrepancies that can indicate underlying weaknesses in the country's publi...

How to Design and Enforce Tobacco Excises?

How to Design and Enforce Tobacco Excises? »

Source: How to Design and Enforce Tobacco Excises?

Volume: 16

Series: Fiscal Affairs Department How-To Notes

Author(s): Patrick Petit , and Janos Nagy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475546651

Keywords: Fraud, Health, Western Hemisphere, Ad valorem taxes, Excise taxes, Canada, Tax administration, tobacco, revenue, revenue raising

Taxing tobacco can help raise much needed revenue and save lives, but it needs to be done well. This 'How-to' note provides guidance on the basics of tobacco taxation. How high should tobacco taxes be? Should we u...

Challenges for Central Banking
			: Perspectives from Latin America

Challenges for Central Banking : Perspectives from Latin America »

Series: Books

Author(s): Luis I. Jacome H. , Yan Carriere-Swallow , Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513591766.071

ISBN: 9781513591766

Keywords: central banking, Latin America, monetary independence, economic integration, term premium, monetary policy, forward guidance, macroprudential policies, monetary frameworks, reserve requirements

In the wake of the 2008-09 global financial crisis, central banking and monetary policy in many corners of the world came under intense pressure and entered unchartered waters. The breadth and scale of central ban...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Challenges for Central Banking : Perspectives from Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Luis I. Jacome H. , Yan Carriere-Swallow , Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2016

ISBN: 9781513591766

Keywords: central banking, Latin America, monetary independence, economic integration, term premium, monetary policy, forward guidance, macroprudential policies, monetary frameworks, reserve requirements

In the wake of the 2008-09 global financial crisis, central banking and monetary policy in many corners of the world came under intense pressure and entered unchartered waters. The breadth and scale of central ban...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Challenges for Central Banking : Perspectives from Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Luis I. Jacome H. , Yan Carriere-Swallow , Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2016

ISBN: 9781513591766

Keywords: central banking, Latin America, monetary independence, economic integration, term premium, monetary policy, forward guidance, macroprudential policies, monetary frameworks, reserve requirements

In the wake of the 2008-09 global financial crisis, central banking and monetary policy in many corners of the world came under intense pressure and entered unchartered waters. The breadth and scale of central ban...

Chapter 8. A Brazilian Perspective on Macroprudential and Monetary Policy Interaction

Chapter 8. A Brazilian Perspective on Macroprudential and Monetary Policy Interaction »

Source: Challenges for Central Banking : Perspectives from Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Luis I. Jacome H. , Yan Carriere-Swallow , Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2016

ISBN: 9781513591766

Keywords: central banking, Latin America, monetary independence, economic integration, term premium, monetary policy, forward guidance, macroprudential policies, monetary frameworks, reserve requirements

This chapter examines the interaction between monetary and macroprudential policy in Brazil under both normative and positive perspectives. The chapter investigates optimal combinations of simple and impleme...

Chapter 2. A Historical Perspective on Central Banking in Latin America

Chapter 2. A Historical Perspective on Central Banking in Latin America »

Source: Challenges for Central Banking : Perspectives from Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Luis I. Jacome H. , Yan Carriere-Swallow , Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2016

ISBN: 9781513591766

Keywords: central banking, Latin America, monetary independence, economic integration, term premium, monetary policy, forward guidance, macroprudential policies, monetary frameworks, reserve requirements

The primary goal of this chapter is to analyze the historical evolution of central banking in Latin America that will serve as the backdrop for the rest of the book. The chapter describes the evolving instit...

Chapter 3. Central Banking in Latin America: The Way Forward

Chapter 3. Central Banking in Latin America: The Way Forward »

Source: Challenges for Central Banking : Perspectives from Latin America

Series: Books

Author(s): Luis I. Jacome H. , Yan Carriere-Swallow , Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2016

ISBN: 9781513591766

Keywords: central banking, Latin America, monetary independence, economic integration, term premium, monetary policy, forward guidance, macroprudential policies, monetary frameworks, reserve requirements

The 2008 global financial crisis and its aftermath have ushered in a new era of central banking worldwide. Major changes are taking place in advanced economies. Many have introduced legal reforms that assign...