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Anchor Me: The Benefits and Challenges of Fiscal Responsibility

Anchor Me: The Benefits and Challenges of Fiscal Responsibility »

Source: Anchor Me: The Benefits and Challenges of Fiscal Responsibility

Volume/Issue: 2019/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302937

Keywords: Economic stabilization, Fiscal policy, National budgets, Budgetary policy, Fiscal stimulus, procyclicality, structural budget balances, fiscal rules, output gap, countercyclical

This paper discusses the benefits and challenges of implementing a rule-based fiscal responsibility framework, using the Philippines as a case study. It estimates structural measures of the fiscal stance over the p...

Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges - Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting

Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges - Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting »

Source: Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges - Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting

Volume/Issue: 2013/070

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2013

ISBN: 9781498341219

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Libya, Regional Economic Outlook, Transition economies, Yemen, Public financial management, Economic indicators, Economic conditions, Consumption, Regional economics

In an environment of heightened socio-economic tensions, regional insecurity, and strained public finances, the Arab Countries in Transition (ACTs) 1 face the difficult task of delivering on the expectations for jo...

Asia and Pacific Small States - Raising Potential Growth and Enhancing Resilience to Shocks

Asia and Pacific Small States - Raising Potential Growth and Enhancing Resilience to Shocks »

Source: Asia and Pacific Small States - Raising Potential Growth and Enhancing Resilience to Shocks

Volume/Issue: 2013/009

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2013

ISBN: 9781498342285

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Cross country analysis, Economic growth, Economic indicators, External shocks, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Relationships with Fund, Small states, Surveillance

The small states of the Asia and Pacific region face unique challenges in raising their growth potential and living standards. These countries are particularly vulnerable because of their small populations, geograp...

Belize - Assessment Letter for the International Financial Community

Belize - Assessment Letter for the International Financial Community »

Source: Belize - Assessment Letter for the International Financial Community

Volume/Issue: 2006/067

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 December 2006

ISBN: 9781498331951

Keywords: Development, Statistics, Economic growth, Economic conditions, Financial regulation and supervision, adjustment effort, percent of GDP, adjustment, GDP, expenditure cut

Assessment letters or statements may be prepared for member countries with Fund-supported programs; receiving Fund emergency assistance; with staff-monitored programs; or surveillance-only cases. They are typically...

Bulgaria: Selected Issues

Bulgaria: Selected Issues »

Source: Bulgaria : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/84

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498304696

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Commodity markets, Tax evasion, Money laundering, Public procurement, productivity growth, TFP, SOEs, AML, CFT

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Bulgaria: Selected Issues

Bulgaria: Selected Issues »

Source: Bulgaria : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/84

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498304696

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Commodity markets, Tax evasion, Money laundering, Public procurement, productivity growth, TFP, SOEs, AML, CFT

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Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth?

Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth? »

Source: Can PRGF Policy Levers Improve Institutions and Lead to Sustained Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2005/044

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2005

ISBN: 9781498331319

Keywords: Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Agriculture, Capital, Capital goods, Central banking, Central banks, Corruption, Currencies, Developing countries, Development

Broad economic institutions are of fundamental importance for sustained economic growth. Changing these institutions is difficult, particularly for outsiders. But this does not mean that there is no role for the Fu...

Case Studies of Fiscal Councils - Functions and Impact

Case Studies of Fiscal Councils - Functions and Impact »

Source: Case Studies of Fiscal Councils - Functions and Impact

Volume/Issue: 2013/065

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2013

ISBN: 9781498341479

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Financial management, Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Public finance, Old age pensions, Economic conditions, Economic theory, National budgets, PBO

This supplement presents case studies of seven fiscal councils and examines how each council performs its core functions and if and how it impacts on the fiscal policy debate. The seven fiscal councils are: Belgium...

Chad: Selected Issues

Chad: Selected Issues »

Source: Chad : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/259

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513509648

Keywords: Economic growth, Oil sector, Private sector, Economic recovery, Poverty, non-oil, low-income country, reduce corruption, social spend, arrears

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Chad: Selected Issues

Chad: Selected Issues »

Source: Chad : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/259

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513509648

Keywords: Economic growth, Oil sector, Private sector, Economic recovery, Poverty, non-oil, low-income country, reduce corruption, social spend, arrears

Selected Issues...