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1 A Decade of Transition

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Source: A Decade of Transition : Achievements and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , and Oleh Havrylyshyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2001

ISBN: 9781589060135

Keywords: inflation, privatization, monetary fund, moderate inflation, tax rates

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall nearly a decade ago, the former centrally planned economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltics, Russia, and other former Soviet Union countries have made major st...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: A Decade of Transition : Achievements and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , and Oleh Havrylyshyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2001

ISBN: 9781589060135

Keywords: inflation, privatization, monetary fund, moderate inflation, tax rates

This volume reviews the experience of 25 non-Asian transition economies 10 years into their transformation to market economies. The volume is based on an IMF conference held in February 1999 in Washington, D.C., to...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: A Decade of Transition : Achievements and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , and Oleh Havrylyshyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2001

ISBN: 9781589060135

Keywords: inflation, privatization, monetary fund, moderate inflation, tax rates

This volume reviews the experience of 25 non-Asian transition economies 10 years into their transformation to market economies. The volume is based on an IMF conference held in February 1999 in Washington, D.C., to...

5 A Game Theoretic Analysis of Corruption in Bureaucracies

5 A Game Theoretic Analysis of Corruption in Bureaucracies »

Source: Governance, Corruption, and Economic Performance

Series: Books

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , and George Abed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061163

Keywords: decentralization, military spending, military, tax revenue, government expenditure

I. Introduction A fundamental role of the state lies in its provision of a legal order and in its ability to implement and enforce property rights and other formal rules in an econom...

6 A Survey of Advice and Experience

6 A Survey of Advice and Experience »

Source: The Modern VAT

Series: Books

Author(s): Liam Ebrill , Michael Keen , and Victoria Perry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 2001

ISBN: 9781589060265

Keywords: vat, tax administration, sales tax, taxation, tax system

Many important issues arise in designing and implementing a value added tax. While the headline rate of the tax naturally attracts most attention in public discussions, issues concerning the base and adminis...

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...

Advanced Public Financial Management Reforms in South East Europe

Advanced Public Financial Management Reforms in South East Europe »

Source: Advanced Public Financial Management Reforms in South East Europe

Volume/Issue: 2009/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mia Pavesic-Skerlep , and Eivind Tandberg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872491

Keywords: budget process, budget systems, annual budget, medium-term budget, performance budgeting

This paper aims to clarify possible systemic bottlenecks to the introduction of advanced PFM reforms in the SEE countries. It relates key fiscal developments to PFM reform processes over the last 15 years. PFM refo...

Aggregation of Economic Indicators Across Countries

Aggregation of Economic Indicators Across Countries »

Source: Aggregation of Economic Indicators Across Countries : Exchange Rate versus PPP Based GDP Weights

Volume/Issue: 1992/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marianne Schulze-Gattas , and Anne Gulde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1992

ISBN: 9781451845396

Keywords: exchange rate, market exchange rates, market exchange rate

Relative GDP shares are frequently used as weights in aggregations. In order to ensure that these weights reflect countries’ shares in real output, GDP data in national currencies should be converted into a...

5 Analysis of and Policy Responses to Rapid Credit Growth

5 Analysis of and Policy Responses to Rapid Credit Growth »

Source: Rapid Credit Growth in Central and Eastern Europe : Endless Boom or Early Warning?

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Charles Enoch , and Inci Ötker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2007

ISBN: 9780230521513

Keywords: Credit expansion, Eastern Europe, credit, banking, banking sector, current account, foreign exchange

This chapter discusses the phenomenon of rapid growth in bank credit to the private sector, which in recent years has been particularly prominent in many Central, Eastern, and South-eastern European countrie...

The Anatomy of Banking Crises

The Anatomy of Banking Crises »

Source: The Anatomy of Banking Crises

Volume/Issue: 2008/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , and Paul Cashin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869545

Keywords: binary classification tree, exchange rate, banking, banking system, deposit insurance,

This paper uses a Binary Classification Tree (BCT) model to analyze banking crises in 50 emerging market and developing countries during 1990-2005. The BCT identifies key indicators and their threshold values at wh...