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Fiscal Monitor, April 2019
			: Curbing Corruption

Fiscal Monitor, April 2019 : Curbing Corruption »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498302180.089

ISBN: 9781498302180

Keywords: Corruption, Corruption in politics. Economic aspects, Economic growth, Economic stabilization, Economic integration, Tax revenue, Fiscal policy, inclusive growth, global integration, fiscal outlook

This report discusses fiscal policies to prepare for the next downturn and foster long-term inclusive growth by adapting to changing demographics, advancing technology, and deepening global integration. It also cov...

Fiscal Monitor, October 2018
			: Managing Public Wealth

Fiscal Monitor, October 2018 : Managing Public Wealth »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367612.089

ISBN: 9781484367612

Keywords: Public sector, Balance sheets, Fiscal policy, Public debt, Expenditures, balance sheet, public wealth, liquid assets, net (financial) worth, gross debt

Public sector balance sheets provide the most comprehensive picture of public wealth. They bring together all the accumulated assets and liabilities that the government controls, including public corporations, natu...

Fiscal Monitor, April 2018
			: Capitalizing on Good Times

Fiscal Monitor, April 2018 : Capitalizing on Good Times »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484333952.089

ISBN: 9781484333952

Keywords: Public finance, Tax policy, Debt and growth, Fiscal Monitor, Fiscal policy, Low-income developing countries, Fiscal space, Tax reforms, Production, debt

This report discusses fiscal trends in policies aimed at reducing fiscal vulnerabilities and boosting medium-term growth, recent fiscal developments and the fiscal outlook in advanced economies, emerging markets, a...

Fiscal Monitor, October 2017
			: Tackling Inequality

Fiscal Monitor, October 2017 : Tackling Inequality »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484312483.089

ISBN: 9781484312483

Keywords: Income inequality, Tax rates, Fiscal policy, Low-income developing countries, Health care spending, Income distribution, Social safety nets, inequality, fiscal redistribution, tax progressivity

At the global level, inequality has declined substantially over the past three decades, but within national boundaries, the picture is mixed: some countries have experienced a reduction in inequality while others,...

Fiscal Monitor, April 2017
			: Achieving More with Less

Fiscal Monitor, April 2017 : Achieving More with Less »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475564662.089

ISBN: 9781475564662

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Economic integration, Fiscal space, Development, Tax reforms, Resource allocation, inclusive growth, advanced economies, emerging market economies, advanced economy

This publication is a survey by the IMF staff, published twice a year, in the spring and fall, as part of the IMF's World Economic and Financial Surveys. The current issue analyzes the latest public finance develop...

Fiscal Monitor, October 2016
			: Debt: Use It Wisely

Fiscal Monitor, October 2016 : Debt: Use It Wisely »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): Marialuz Moreno Badia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513560601.089

ISBN: 9781513560601

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Market economies, Public debt, Fiscal space, Development, Debt, deleveraging, debt overhang, financial crisis, recovery

Drawing on an expanded data set covering emerging markets and low-income countries as well as advanced economies, this issue examines the extent and makeup of global debt and asks what role fiscal policy can play i...

Fiscal Monitor, April 2016
			: Acting Now, Acting Together

Fiscal Monitor, April 2016 : Acting Now, Acting Together »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513510590.089

ISBN: 9781513510590

Keywords: Technological innovation, Productivity, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal Monitor, debt, tax, emerging market, income, market

The global economy remains fragile at this time. While the recovery in advanced economies is softening, many emerging market and developing economies have experienced a significant economic slowdown, and some large...

Fiscal Monitor, October 2015
			: The Commodities Roller Coaster - A Fiscal Framework for Uncertain Times

Fiscal Monitor, October 2015 : The Commodities Roller Coaster - A Fiscal Framework for Uncertain Times »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513570709.089

ISBN: 9781513570709

Keywords: Commodities, Natural resources, Fiscal framework, debt, fiscal policy, investment, commodity, projections

This issue of the Fiscal Monitor examines the conduct of fiscal policy under the uncertainty caused by dependence on natural resource revenues. It draws on extensive past research on the behavior of commodity price...

Fiscal Monitor, April 2015
			: Now Is the Time:  Fiscal Policies for Sustainable Growth

Fiscal Monitor, April 2015 : Now Is the Time: Fiscal Policies for Sustainable Growth »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498396387.089

ISBN: 9781498396387

Keywords: debt, emerging market, tax, output

Fiscal risks remain significant in both advanced and emerging market and developing economies. Fiscal policy continues to play an essential role in building confidence and, where appropriate, sustaining aggregate d...

Fiscal Monitor, October 2014
			: Back to Work:  How Fiscal Policy Can Help

Fiscal Monitor, October 2014 : Back to Work: How Fiscal Policy Can Help »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498375702.089

ISBN: 9781498375702

Keywords: employment, labor market, fiscal policy, unemployment, labor force

At a time when job creation tops the policy agenda globally, this issue of the Fiscal Monitor explores if and how fiscal policy can do more for jobs. It finds that while fiscal policy cannot substitute for compreh...

Fiscal Monitor, April 2014
			: Public Expenditure Reform:  Making Difficult Choices

Fiscal Monitor, April 2014 : Public Expenditure Reform: Making Difficult Choices »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 April 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475557121.089

ISBN: 9781475557121

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal analysis, Fiscal management, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal sustainability, Fiscal stability, Fiscal sector, Fiscal risk, expenditure

Fiscal risks are abating somewhat but remain elevated. In advanced economies, recent policy moves have broadly stabilized public debt ratios, but medium-term prospects are still uncertain, and debt remains at histo...

Fiscal Monitor, October 2013
			: Taxing Times

Fiscal Monitor, October 2013 : Taxing Times »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484357583.089

ISBN: 9781484357583

Keywords: taxation, tax reform, fiscal projections, public debt, tax systems

Persistently high debt ratios in advanced economies and emerging fragilities in the developing world cast clouds on the global fiscal landscape. In advanced economies, with narrowing budget deficits, the average pu...

Fiscal Monitor, April 2013
			: Fiscal Adjustment in an Uncertain World

Fiscal Monitor, April 2013 : Fiscal Adjustment in an Uncertain World »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475566253.089

ISBN: 9781475566253

Keywords: public debt, government debt, fiscal adjustment, central bank, debt ratios

Continued progress in reducing advanced economy deficits and a gradually improving external environment have lowered short-term fiscal risks, according to this issue, but global prospects nevertheless remain subdue...

Fiscal Monitor, October 2012
			: Taking Stock: A Progress Report on Fiscal Adjustment: Taking Stock: A Progress Report on Fiscal Adjustment

Fiscal Monitor, October 2012 : Taking Stock: A Progress Report on Fiscal Adjustment: Taking Stock: A Progress Report on Fiscal Adjustment »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353919.089

ISBN: 9781616353919

Keywords: pension, fiscal consolidation, unemployment, fiscal policy, pensions

With growth weakening in many parts of the world and downside risks on the rise, fiscal consolidation remains challenging. However, considerable progress has been made in strengthening fiscal accounts following the...

Fiscal Monitor, April 2012
			: Balancing Fiscal Policy Risks

Fiscal Monitor, April 2012 : Balancing Fiscal Policy Risks »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352486.089

ISBN: 9781616352486

Keywords: fiscal policy, central bank, public debt, fiscal adjustment

Overall, fiscal risks remain elevated, according to this issue, although there are signs that in some key respects they are less acute than six months ago. Past efforts with fiscal consolidation are beginning to be...

Fiscal Monitor, September 2011
			: Addressing Fiscal Challenges to Reduce Economic Risks

Fiscal Monitor, September 2011 : Addressing Fiscal Challenges to Reduce Economic Risks »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352103.089

ISBN: 9781616352103

Keywords: debt, public debt, interest, deficits

Despite progress in addressing key fiscal weaknesses in many countries, significant policy challenges remain in advanced, emerging, and low-income economies, and must be faced in an environment where downside risks...

Fiscal Monitor, April 2011
			: Shifting Gears - Tackling Challenges on the Road to Fiscal Adjustment

Fiscal Monitor, April 2011 : Shifting Gears - Tackling Challenges on the Road to Fiscal Adjustment »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351403.089

ISBN: 9781616351403

Keywords: debt, tax, emerging economies, interest, advanced economies

With increasing fiscal challenges in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, multilateral surveillance of fiscal developments, a key part of the IMF's surveillance responsibilities, has gained further importa...

Fiscal Monitor, November 2010
			: Fiscal Exit: From Strategy to Implementation

Fiscal Monitor, November 2010 : Fiscal Exit: From Strategy to Implementation »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): Philip Gerson , and Manmohan Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616350475.089

ISBN: 9781616350475

Keywords: public debt, vat, fiscal adjustment, fiscal policy, debt ratios

With increasing fiscal challenges in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, multilateral surveillance of fiscal developments, a key part of the IMF's surveillance responsibilities, has gained further importa...

Navigating the Fiscal Challenges Ahead

Navigating the Fiscal Challenges Ahead »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455280490.089

ISBN: 9781455280490

Keywords: net debt, public debt, fiscal adjustment, government debt, debt ratios

With increasing fiscal challenges in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, multilateral surveillance of fiscal developments, a key part of the IMF's surveillance responsibilities, has gained further importa...