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The Acting Chair’s Summing Up IEO Evaluation of IMF Interactions with Member Countries

The Acting Chair’s Summing Up IEO Evaluation of IMF Interactions with Member Countries »

Source: IMF Interactions with Member Countries

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 2010

ISBN: 9781589069435

Keywords: emerging economies, survey, civil society, financial sector, surveys

Executive Board Meeting December 14, 2009 Executive Directors welcomed the IEO evaluation of IMF interactions with member countries and the i...

16 Argentina

16 Argentina »

Source: Fiscal Federalism in Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756633

Keywords: tax administration, taxation, intergovernmental fiscal relations, tax revenue, local governments

Argentina is a large and decentralized country with significant constitutional powers bestowed to the provincial level of government. As defined in Article 1 of its National Constitution, there are three mai...

2 Assigning Expenditure Responsibilities

2 Assigning Expenditure Responsibilities »

Source: Fiscal Federalism in Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756633

Keywords: tax administration, taxation, intergovernmental fiscal relations, tax revenue, local governments

Economic theory offers limited guidance for assigning expenditure responsibilities among different levels of government. At the micro level, the benefit principle suggests that a given service should be prov...

8 Australia

8 Australia »

Source: Fiscal Federalism in Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756633

Keywords: tax administration, taxation, intergovernmental fiscal relations, tax revenue, local governments

The Australian federation is distinguished by a large vertical imbalance between revenue and expenditure assignments at the national and subnational level. The central government raises about 70 percent of t...

Background Technical Document I: Note on Survey Evidence

Background Technical Document I: Note on Survey Evidence »

Source: IMF Interactions with Member Countries

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 2010

ISBN: 9781589069435

Keywords: emerging economies, survey, civil society, financial sector, surveys

I. Introduction 1. The IEO obtained the views of three sets of participants in interactions between the IMF and its member countries. The evaluation team surveyed the authorities and...

Background Technical Document II: Note on Documentary Evidence

Background Technical Document II: Note on Documentary Evidence »

Source: IMF Interactions with Member Countries

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 2010

ISBN: 9781589069435

Keywords: emerging economies, survey, civil society, financial sector, surveys

I. Introduction 1. As noted in the main report, the evaluation used three main sources of primary evidence—surveys, interviews, and internal documents. This background paper focuses...

Background Technical Document III: Note on Interview Evidence

Background Technical Document III: Note on Interview Evidence »

Source: IMF Interactions with Member Countries

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 2010

ISBN: 9781589069435

Keywords: emerging economies, survey, civil society, financial sector, surveys

I. Introduction 1. This document provides an overview of interview evidence for the evaluation of IMF interactions with member countries. It summarizes the number and type of intervi...

Background Technical Documents

Background Technical Documents »

Source: IMF Interactions with Member Countries

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 2010

ISBN: 9781589069435

Keywords: emerging economies, survey, civil society, financial sector, surveys

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17 Bolivia

17 Bolivia »

Source: Fiscal Federalism in Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756633

Keywords: tax administration, taxation, intergovernmental fiscal relations, tax revenue, local governments

As previous chapters have related, the major objective of recent reforms of intergovernmental financial relations in countries around the world has been the decentralization of government operations from the...

18 Brazil

18 Brazil »

Source: Fiscal Federalism in Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756633

Keywords: tax administration, taxation, intergovernmental fiscal relations, tax revenue, local governments

The history of intergovernmental fiscal relations in Brazil has been characterized by alternating phases of decentralization and recentralization. The period of the dictatorship, from the mid-1960s to the mi...