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Budget Consolidation

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Source: Budget Consolidation : Short-Term Pain and Long-Term Gain

Volume/Issue: 2010/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Douglas Laxton , Susanna Mursula , Kevin Clinton , and Michael Kumhof

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201464

Keywords: current account imbalances, tax reform, income taxes, consumption taxes, Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

The paper evaluates the costs and benefits of fiscal consolidation using simulations based on the IMFs global DSGE model GIMF. Over the longer run, well-targeted permanent reductions in budget deficits lead to a co...

Causes, Benefits, and Risks of Business Tax Incentives

Causes, Benefits, and Risks of Business Tax Incentives »

Source: Causes, Benefits, and Risks of Business Tax Incentives

Volume/Issue: 2009/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Klemm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

ISBN: 9781451871685

Keywords: effective tax rates, tax system, tax rates, taxation,

This paper provides an updated overview of tax incentives for business investment. It begins by noting that tax competition is likely to be a major force driving countries' tax reforms, and discusses tax incentives...

Deregulation and ConsumptionSaving Dynamics in the Nordic Countries

Deregulation and ConsumptionSaving Dynamics in the Nordic Countries »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 37 No. 1

Volume: 37

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451956863

Keywords: tax reform, taxes, saving rate, income tax, tax rates

This paper examines factors affecting saving, policy tools, and tax reform. The literature on factors affecting saving and capital formation in industrialized countries is reviewed, and measurement problems are exa...

Do Taxes Matter for Long-Run Growth? Harberger's Superneutrality Conjecture*

Do Taxes Matter for Long-Run Growth? Harberger's Superneutrality Conjecture* »

Source: Do Taxes Matter for Long-Run Growth? Harberger's Superneutrality Conjecture

Volume/Issue: 1995/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Asea , Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Enrique Mendoza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1995

ISBN: 9781451955798

Keywords: tax rates, tax structure, taxation, income taxes, effects of taxation

Harberger’s superneutrality conjecture contends that, although in theory the mix of direct and indirect taxes affects investment and growth, in practice growth effects of taxation are negligible. This paper...

Dual Exchange Markets Under Incomplete Separation:An Optimizing Model

Dual Exchange Markets Under Incomplete Separation:An Optimizing Model »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 37 No. 1

Volume: 37

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451956863

Keywords: tax reform, taxes, saving rate, income tax, tax rates

This paper examines factors affecting saving, policy tools, and tax reform. The literature on factors affecting saving and capital formation in industrialized countries is reviewed, and measurement problems are exa...

Effective Average Tax Rates for Permanent Investment

Effective Average Tax Rates for Permanent Investment »

Source: Effective Average Tax Rates for Permanent Investment

Volume/Issue: 2008/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Klemm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869187

Keywords: effective tax rates, discrete investment, tax holidays, tax rates, taxation, personal taxes, capital stock,

This paper extends the effective average tax rate (EATR) developed in Devereux and Griffith (2003) by relaxing the assumption of a one-period perturbation in the capital stock. Instead it allows a permanent investm...

Expansionary Austerity New International Evidence

Expansionary Austerity New International Evidence »

Source: Expansionary Austerity New International Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2011/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Leigh , Andrea Pescatori , and Jaime Guajardo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781455294695

Keywords: government expenditure, output fluctuations, fiscal adjustments, fiscal consolidations, budget deficit, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, And Finance,

This paper investigates the short-term effects of fiscal consolidation on economic activity in OECD economies. We examine the historical record, including Budget Speeches and IMFdocuments, to identify changes in fi...

Factors Affecting Saving, Policy tools, and Tax Reform: A Review

Factors Affecting Saving, Policy tools, and Tax Reform: A Review »

Source: Factors Affecting Saving, Policy tools, and Tax Reform : A Review

Volume/Issue: 1989/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 May 1989

ISBN: 9781451972757

Keywords: private saving, tax reform, retirement, pension, pensions

This paper reviews the literature on factors which affect saving and capital formation in industrialized countries. Problems of measurement are briefly examined. Evidence of the effect on the rate of saving of real...

Factors Affecting Saving, Policy Toots, and Tax Reform: A Review

Factors Affecting Saving, Policy Toots, and Tax Reform: A Review »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 37 No. 1

Volume: 37

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451956863

Keywords: tax reform, taxes, saving rate, income tax, tax rates

This paper examines factors affecting saving, policy tools, and tax reform. The literature on factors affecting saving and capital formation in industrialized countries is reviewed, and measurement problems are exa...

Fiscal Restructuring in the Group of Seven Major Industrial Countries in the 1990's

Fiscal Restructuring in the Group of Seven Major Industrial Countries in the 1990's »

Source: Fiscal Restructuring in the Group of Seven Major Industrial Countries in the 1990's : Macroeconomic Effects

Volume/Issue: 1995/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leonardo Bartolini , Steven Symansky , and Assaf Razin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1995

ISBN: 9781451845303

Keywords: indirect taxes, capital taxes, tax increases, tax revenues, income taxes

This paper studies the fiscal restructuring of the first half of the 1990s in the major industrial countries. It presents and calibrates a simple model of the labor market and integrates it into a multi-country mac...