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Can Reform Waves Turn the Tide? Some Case Studies Using the Synthetic Control Method1

Can Reform Waves Turn the Tide? Some Case Studies Using the Synthetic Control Method1 »

Source: Can Reform Waves Turn the Tide? Some Case Studies Using the Synthetic Control Method

Volume/Issue: 2016/171

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bibek Adhikari , Romain Duval , Bingjie Hu , and Prakash Loungani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475524277

Keywords: structural reforms, synthetic control method,liberalization, labor and productivity market reforms, growth.

A number of advanced economies carried out a sequence of extensive reforms of their labor and product markets in the 1990s and early 2000s. Using the Synthetic Control Method (SCM), this paper implements six case s...

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2016

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9787504979971.084

ISBN: 9787504979971

Keywords: Pension reforms, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Pensions, Government expenditures, Cross country analysis, emerging market economies, retirement, pensions, pension spending

Pension reform is high on the policy agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies. In advanced economies the challenge is generally to contain future increases in public pension spending as the population...

Fiscal Performance, Institutional Design and Decentralization in European Union Countries

Fiscal Performance, Institutional Design and Decentralization in European Union Countries »

Source: Fiscal Performance, Institutional Design and Decentralization in European Union Countries

Volume/Issue: 2012/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Eyraud , Anita Tuladhar , Julio Escolano , Marialuz Moreno Badia , and Juliane Sarnes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463936464

Keywords: fiscal institutions, decentralization, subnational governments, fiscal performance, State and Local Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

This paper analyzes the impact of decentralization on overall fiscal performance in the European Union, taking into account fiscal institutional arrangements. We find that spending decentralization has been associa...

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Latvia

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Latvia »

Source: Republic of Latvia : Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 1999/77

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 1999

ISBN: 9781451824421

Keywords: banking, bank of latvia, banking system, banking supervision, fiscal deficit

This 1999 Article IV Consultation highlights that macroeconomic developments in Latvia were severely affected by the Russian economic crisis. Real GDP declined by 1.9 percent in the fourth quarter of 1998, and furt...

Republic of Latvia
			: Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Latvia : Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 1999/77

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451824421.002

ISBN: 9781451824421

Keywords: banking, bank of latvia, banking system, banking supervision, fiscal deficit

This 1999 Article IV Consultation highlights that macroeconomic developments in Latvia were severely affected by the Russian economic crisis. Real GDP declined by 1.9 percent in the fourth quarter of 1998, and furt...

Can Reform Waves Turn the Tide? Some Case Studies Using the Synthetic Control Method

Can Reform Waves Turn the Tide? Some Case Studies Using the Synthetic Control Method »

Volume/Issue: 2016/171

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bibek Adhikari , Romain Duval , Bingjie Hu , and Prakash Loungani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475524277.001

ISBN: 9781475524277

Keywords: structural reforms, synthetic control method,liberalization, labor and productivity market reforms, growth.

A number of advanced economies carried out a sequence of extensive reforms of their labor and product markets in the 1990s and early 2000s. Using the Synthetic Control Method (SCM), this paper implements six case s...

Fiscal Performance, Institutional Design and Decentralization in European Union Countries

Fiscal Performance, Institutional Design and Decentralization in European Union Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2012/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Eyraud , Anita Tuladhar , Julio Escolano , Marialuz Moreno Badia , and Juliane Sarnes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463936464.001

ISBN: 9781463936464

Keywords: fiscal institutions, decentralization, subnational governments, fiscal performance, State and Local Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

This paper analyzes the impact of decentralization on overall fiscal performance in the European Union, taking into account fiscal institutional arrangements. We find that spending decentralization has been associa...

Measuring the Role of Subnational Governments

Measuring the Role of Subnational Governments »

Volume/Issue: 1991/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Levin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451842456.001

ISBN: 9781451842456

Keywords: expenditures, expenditure, government expenditures, general government expenditures, public finance

To measure subnational governments, only external money flows are counted, excluding intra-level transactions in measuring a level of government and all intergovernmental transactions in measuring general governmen...

Taxing Immovable Property Revenue Potential and Implementation Challenges

Taxing Immovable Property Revenue Potential and Implementation Challenges »

Volume/Issue: 2013/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Norregaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484369050.001

ISBN: 9781484369050

Keywords: immovable property tax, recurrent property tax, property taxes, property tax, property taxation, tax revenues, property tax revenues, State and Local Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue,

The tax on immovable property has been characterized as probably the most unpopular among tax instruments, in part because it is salient and hard to avoid. But economists continue to emphasize the virtues of the pr...

Measuring the Role of Subnational Governments

Measuring the Role of Subnational Governments »

Source: Measuring the Role of Subnational Governments

Volume/Issue: 1991/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Levin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451842456

Keywords: expenditures, expenditure, government expenditures, general government expenditures, public finance

To measure subnational governments, only external money flows are counted, excluding intra-level transactions in measuring a level of government and all intergovernmental transactions in measuring general governmen...