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Annex I The Spillover Effects of Government Debt

Annex I The Spillover Effects of Government Debt »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1996 : Focus on Fiscal Policy

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755674

Keywords: debt, interest, inflation, deficits, public debt

Increasing capital market integration has expanded the markets in which governments can sell their debt. In principle, this provides greater scope for governments to smooth taxation and spending, and for cou...

Annex II Macroeconomic and Structural Adjustment in the Middle East and North Africa

Annex II Macroeconomic and Structural Adjustment in the Middle East and North Africa »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1996 : Focus on Fiscal Policy

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755674

Keywords: debt, interest, inflation, deficits, public debt

The economies of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region offer striking contrasts with considerable variations in per capita incomes and underlying economic structures. 1 M...

I Global Economic Prospects and Policies

I Global Economic Prospects and Policies »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1996 : Focus on Fiscal Policy

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755674

Keywords: debt, interest, inflation, deficits, public debt

World economic growth has continued, on average, at a satisfactory pace, supported in particular by buoyant growth in many emerging market countries. However, growth slowed more markedly than expected during...

I Recent Developments and Short-Term Prospects

I Recent Developments and Short-Term Prospects »

Source: World Economic Outlook, January 1993

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451939149

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, monetary conditions, terms of trade, monetary fund

Recent months have been characterized by flagging consumer and business confidence, weaker-than-expected economic activity—especially in Europe and Japan—and considerable tensions in foreign exchange markets...

II Macroeconomic Imbalances and Financial Strains

II Macroeconomic Imbalances and Financial Strains »

Source: World Economic Outlook, January 1993

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451939149

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, monetary conditions, terms of trade, monetary fund

The current macroeconomic difficulties of the industrial countries can, to a large extent, be attributed to the failure to achieve key medium-term policy objectives during the past decade. This failure has b...

II World Economic Situation and Short-Term Prospects

II World Economic Situation and Short-Term Prospects »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1996 : Focus on Fiscal Policy

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755674

Keywords: debt, interest, inflation, deficits, public debt

In 1995, world economic growth weakened slightly to 3½ percent, which is marginally below both its long-term trend rate and the projection published in the October 1995 World Economic Outlook (see Table 1)....

III Fiscal Challenges Facing Industrial Countries

III Fiscal Challenges Facing Industrial Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1996 : Focus on Fiscal Policy

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755674

Keywords: debt, interest, inflation, deficits, public debt

The ballooning of public debt in industrial countries over the past two decades of relative world peace and prosperity is unprecedented. Increasingly, this is a problem. Higher levels of government debt boos...

III Policy Considerations

III Policy Considerations »

Source: World Economic Outlook, January 1993

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451939149

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, monetary conditions, terms of trade, monetary fund

The continued sluggishness of economic activity in the industrial world has given rise to concerns that the medium-term strategy pursued since the early 1980s is not living up to its promises and that a diff...

IV Fiscal Policy Issues in Developing Countries

IV Fiscal Policy Issues in Developing Countries »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1996 : Focus on Fiscal Policy

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755674

Keywords: debt, interest, inflation, deficits, public debt

The strengthening in the growth performance of many developing countries in recent years has reflected fundamental changes in economic policies. A major role has been played by fiscal policies, which have be...

Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1996 : Focus on Fiscal Policy

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 1996

ISBN: 9781557755674

Keywords: debt, interest, inflation, deficits, public debt

Assumptions The statistical tables in this appendix have been compiled on the basis of information available through April 3, 1996. The estimates and projections for 1996 and 1997, a...