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The Fiscal Dimensions of Adjustment in Low-Income Countries

The Fiscal Dimensions of Adjustment in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Claire Liuksila , Henri Lorie , Walter Mahler , and Karim Nashashibi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557752291.084

ISBN: 9781557752291

Keywords: Budgetary reforms, Government expenditures, Structural adjustment, Tax administration, Tax reforms, Taxation, expenditure, fiscal adjustment, capital expenditure, tax revenue

A strengthened fiscal position is at the core of most economic adjustment programs supported by IMF lending, especially for the poorer countries that draw on the IMF's structural adjustment facilities. This paper r...

Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid

Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid »

Source: Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid

Volume/Issue: 2007/222

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Duncan Last , Isabell Adenauer , Kevin Fletcher , Gerd Schwartz , Shamsuddin Tareq , and Richard Allen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451867862

Keywords: Foreign aid, expenditure, public expenditure, public spending, fiscal institutions

This paper discusses the role of fiscal policy and fiscal institutions in managing scaled-up aid. In an environment of volatile scaled-up aid, fiscal policy formulation should be anchored in medium-term frameworks,...

Fiscal Transparency, Fiscal Performance and Credit Ratings1

Fiscal Transparency, Fiscal Performance and Credit Ratings1 »

Source: Fiscal Transparency, Fiscal Performance and Credit Ratings

Volume/Issue: 2012/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Julio Escolano , and Elif Arbatli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504477

Keywords: Sovereign Credit Ratings, fiscal performance, public debt, budget process, budget documents

This paper investigates the effect of fiscal transparency on market assessments of sovereign risk, as measured by credit ratings. It measures this effect through a direct channel (uncertainty reduction) and an indi...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: The Fiscal Dimensions of Adjustment in Low-Income Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Claire Liuksila , Henri Lorie , Walter Mahler , and Karim Nashashibi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 1992

ISBN: 9781557752291

Keywords: Budgetary reforms, Government expenditures, Structural adjustment, Tax administration, Tax reforms, Taxation, expenditure, fiscal adjustment, capital expenditure, tax revenue

Fiscal adjustment is at the core of most programs supported by IMF lending arrangements and has been particularly important in programs supported by the structural adjustment facility and enhanced structural...

II Fiscal Performance Under SAF/ESAF: Overall Analysis

II Fiscal Performance Under SAF/ESAF: Overall Analysis »

Source: The Fiscal Dimensions of Adjustment in Low-Income Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Claire Liuksila , Henri Lorie , Walter Mahler , and Karim Nashashibi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 1992

ISBN: 9781557752291

Keywords: Budgetary reforms, Government expenditures, Structural adjustment, Tax administration, Tax reforms, Taxation, expenditure, fiscal adjustment, capital expenditure, tax revenue

There is no “typical” SAF/ESAF country. However, countries that enter into SAF/ESAF arrangements have a number of common characteristics. To qualify for the concessional assistance provided under these arran...

III Nature of Fiscal Adjustment

III Nature of Fiscal Adjustment »

Source: The Fiscal Dimensions of Adjustment in Low-Income Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Claire Liuksila , Henri Lorie , Walter Mahler , and Karim Nashashibi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 1992

ISBN: 9781557752291

Keywords: Budgetary reforms, Government expenditures, Structural adjustment, Tax administration, Tax reforms, Taxation, expenditure, fiscal adjustment, capital expenditure, tax revenue

While Section II focused on the aggregate measures used to assess the magnitude of fiscal adjustment during the program periods, the sources of fiscal adjustment are just as important as the size of the cut...

Republic of Mozambique
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Annual Progress Report on Implementation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Republic of Mozambique : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Annual Progress Report on Implementation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2005/313

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451827255.002

ISBN: 9781451827255

Keywords: apr, budget execution, decentralization, budget execution reports, financial management

This Joint Staff Advisory Note provides advice on the PARPA (the Mozambican Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper) implementation in 2004 and its main goals for 2005. It draws mainly on the government's Annual Progress...

Republic of Mozambique
			: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Republic of Mozambique : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2003/201

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451827163.002

ISBN: 9781451827163

Keywords: primary education, decentralization, primary school, public expenditure, gross enrollment

The report focuses on the social sectors, agriculture, and governance. However, the report fails to highlight the importance of tackling decisively certain structural reforms that are critical to achieving the pove...

Republic of Mozambique
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Progress Report:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Republic of Mozambique : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2009/117

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451827378.002

ISBN: 9781451827378

Keywords: private capital inflows, capital expenditures, private capital, financial management

This Joint Staff Advisory Note presents key findings of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report for the Republic of Mozambique. The government of Mozambique is committed to its medium-term fisca...

Republic of Mozambique
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Republic of Mozambique : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2003/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451827125.002

ISBN: 9781451827125

Keywords: expenditure, per, total expenditure, public expenditure, investment expenditure

This paper examines the Republic of Mozambique's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Progress Report. The paper presents the national macroeconomic setting and describes the main economic policy measures for 20...