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Absorption Boom and Fiscal Stance

Absorption Boom and Fiscal Stance »

Source: Absorption Boom and Fiscal Stance : What Lies Ahead in Eastern Europe?

Volume/Issue: 2010/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jesmin Rahman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781451982749

Keywords: Pro-cyclicality, cyclically-adjusted fiscal balance, expenditure, capital expenditure, social expenditure, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

This paper estimates revenue and expenditure pro-cyclicality with respect to output and domestic absorption in new member states of the European Union and Croatia to assess whether these countries used the boom yea...

Allowances for Corporate Equity in Practice

Allowances for Corporate Equity in Practice »

Source: Allowances for Corporate Equity in Practice

Volume/Issue: 2006/259

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Klemm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451865196

Keywords: allowance for corporate equity, tax reform, corporate income tax, tax system, tax rates, effective tax rates, Business Taxes and Subsidies including sales and value-added (VAT), Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Ace,

This paper provides an overview of full and partial allowance for corporate equity (ACE) tax systems in practice. In the recent past, ACE systems have been used in Austria, Croatia, and Italy. Brazil still applies...

Being Poor, Feeling Poorer

Being Poor, Feeling Poorer »

Source: Being Poor, Feeling Poorer : Inequality, Poverty and Poverty Perceptions in the Western Balkans

Volume/Issue: 2016/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsoka Koczan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2016

ISBN: 9781475515060

Keywords: Poverty and inequality, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of, Montenegro, Serbia, Poverty measurement, Cross country analysis

Emerging Europe has undergone a major economic transformation over the past 25 years. Most countries experienced initial drops in output during transition, followed by recovery in the second half of the 1990s. The...

Beyond the Crisis

Beyond the Crisis »

Source: Beyond the Crisis : Revisiting Emerging Europe's Growth Model

Volume/Issue: 2010/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ruben Atoyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781451982565

Keywords: sustainable economic growth, sources of growth, external vulnerabilities, economic growth, capital inflows, growth model, capital flows, private capital flows, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economywide Country Studies: Europe,

Focusing on the nexus between economic growth and buildup of external vulnerabilities, this paper provides a systematic account of different growth strategies followed in Central and Eastern Europe in 2000-08 and t...

Budget System Reform in Transitional Economies

Budget System Reform in Transitional Economies »

Source: Budget System Reform in Transitional Economies : The Case of the Former Yugoslav Republics

Volume/Issue: 2003/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jack Diamond , and Duncan Last

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451875881

Keywords: Budget Reform, Yugoslavia, payments, budget system, financial management, budget institutions, budget execution, Federal Republic of,

For the republics of the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) as for many other transition economies, an important step in introducing a more market-oriented system was the restructuring of their...

Chapter 3. Financial Sector1: Deepening, Resilience, and Ongoing Challenges

Chapter 3. Financial Sector1: Deepening, Resilience, and Ongoing Challenges »

Source: Regional Economic Issues, April 2015, Europe : The Western Balkans: 15 Years of Economic Transition

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498356510

Keywords: environment, bank, credit, capital, market

In the years since 2000, transition and transformation in the Western Balkans have been particularly significant in the banking sector. These banking systems have undergone significant financial deepening, m...

Chapter 1. Growth, Jobs, and Convergence1: Obstacles and the Roadmap for Reform

Chapter 1. Growth, Jobs, and Convergence1: Obstacles and the Roadmap for Reform »

Source: Regional Economic Issues, April 2015, Europe : The Western Balkans: 15 Years of Economic Transition

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498356510

Keywords: environment, bank, credit, capital, market

After the collapse of socialist regimes in the early 1990s, ensuing conflicts in the region caused major disruptions, and income per capita fell. The pace of recovery was uneven in the second half of the 199...

Chapter 2. Macroeconomic Developments and Policies1: Boom, Bust, and the Aftermath

Chapter 2. Macroeconomic Developments and Policies1: Boom, Bust, and the Aftermath »

Source: Regional Economic Issues, April 2015, Europe : The Western Balkans: 15 Years of Economic Transition

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498356510

Keywords: environment, bank, credit, capital, market

This chapter reviews macroeconomic developments in the Western Balkans over the past 15 years. The countries of the region underwent substantial changes as they made the transition toward a more market-orien...

Croatia

Croatia »

Source: Croatia : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1995/131

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451817225

Keywords: foreign exchange, wages, wage, salaries, national bank

This paper reviews economic developments in the Republic of Croatia during 1990-95. Real gross domestic product fell by a cumulative 30 percent over 1991-93. However, the economy began to recover in 1994 and real G...

Croatia

Croatia »

Source: Croatia : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1997/35

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 1997

ISBN: 9781451817232

Keywords: pension, banking, retirement, pension system, pensions

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix deals with the data interpretation problems in the Croatian balance of payments and discusses in detail the overestimation of the size of the external current acc...