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The Dynamic Effects of Commodity Prices on Fiscal Performance in Latin America

The Dynamic Effects of Commodity Prices on Fiscal Performance in Latin America »

Source: The Dynamic Effects of Commodity Prices on Fiscal Performance in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2010/192

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leandro Medina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

ISBN: 9781455202263

Keywords: procyclicality, fiscal positions, exporting countries, price fluctuations, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General,

The recent boom and bust in commodity prices has raised concerns about the impact of volatile commodity prices on Latin American countries' fiscal positions. Using a novel quarterly data set-which includes unique c...

Testing the Relationship Between Government Spending and Revenue

Testing the Relationship Between Government Spending and Revenue »

Source: Testing the Relationship Between Government Spending and Revenue : Evidence From GCC Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Qing Wang , and Ugo Fasano-Filho

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451874365

Keywords: GCC countries, expenditure, government expenditure, expenditures, government revenue, central government fiscal, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General,

The paper examines the direction of causality between total government expenditure and revenue in oil-dependent GCC countries by utilizing a cointegration and error-correction modeling framework, and by calculating...

Monetary Policies for Developing Countries

Monetary Policies for Developing Countries »

Source: Monetary Policies for Developing Countries : The Role of Corruption

Volume/Issue: 2003/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Haizhou Huang , and Shang-Jin Wei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451859331

Keywords: currency board, conservative central banker, inflation, inflation rate, inflation target, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General,

This paper examines the role of corruption in the design of monetary policies for developing countries in a framework of fiscal and monetary interaction and obtains several interesting results. First, pegged exchan...

The Cyclical and Long-Term Behavior of Government Expenditures in Developing Countries

The Cyclical and Long-Term Behavior of Government Expenditures in Developing Countries »

Source: The Cyclical and Long-Term Behavior of Government Expenditures in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2004/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriela Inchauste , Bernardin Akitoby , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451874433

Keywords: Wagner&;amp;#x2019;s law, government spending, public spending, public finance, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

We examine the short- and long-term movements of government spending relative to output in 51 countries. We find that in the short term, the main components of government spending increase with output in about half...

Managing Revenue Volatility in a Small Island Economy

Managing Revenue Volatility in a Small Island Economy »

Source: Managing Revenue Volatility in a Small Island Economy : The Case of Kiribati

Volume/Issue: 2005/154

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Catriona Purfield

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451861730

Keywords: Volatiliy, fiscal policy rules, sustainability, expenditure, expenditures, medium-term fiscal framework, fiscal rules, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, Volatility,

The formulation of fiscal policy in Kiribati faces unusual challenges. Kiribati's revenue base is among the most volatile in the world, and it possesses sizeable financial assets. Drawing on lessons from some other...

A Rule-Based Medium-Term Fiscal Policy Framework for Tanzania

A Rule-Based Medium-Term Fiscal Policy Framework for Tanzania »

Source: A Rule-Based Medium-Term Fiscal Policy Framework for Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2009/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daehaeng Kim , and Mika Saito

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2009

ISBN: 9781451873917

Keywords: medium-term fiscal framework, public debt, budget balance, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General, Tanzania, United Republic of,

A zero net domestic financing (NDF) target has served Tanzania well in recent years, contributing to prudent expenditure policy, improved fiscal sustainability, and macroeconomic stability. Moving to a more flexibl...

How Effective is Fiscal Policy Response in Systemic Banking Crises?

How Effective is Fiscal Policy Response in Systemic Banking Crises? »

Source: How Effective is Fiscal Policy Response in Systemic Banking Crises?

Volume/Issue: 2009/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Carlos Mulas-Granados , and Emanuele Baldacci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451873078

Keywords: banking, banking crises, tax revenue, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General,

This paper studies the effects of fiscal policy response in 118 episodes of systemic banking crisis in advanced and emerging market countries during 1980-2008. It finds that timely countercyclical fiscal measures c...

Fiscal Policy in Oil Producing Countries During the Recent Oil Price Cycle

Fiscal Policy in Oil Producing Countries During the Recent Oil Price Cycle »

Source: Fiscal Policy in Oil Producing Countries During the Recent Oil Price Cycle

Volume/Issue: 2010/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451962536

Keywords: fiscal impulses, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General, National Deficit Surplus,

This paper presents a detailed analysis of the average fiscal policy responses of oil producing countries (OPCs) to the recent oil price cycle. We find that OPCs worsened their non-oil primary balances substantiall...

Absorption Boom and Fiscal Stance

Absorption Boom and Fiscal Stance »

Source: Absorption Boom and Fiscal Stance : What Lies Ahead in Eastern Europe?

Volume/Issue: 2010/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jesmin Rahman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781451982749

Keywords: Pro-cyclicality, cyclically-adjusted fiscal balance, expenditure, capital expenditure, social expenditure, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

This paper estimates revenue and expenditure pro-cyclicality with respect to output and domestic absorption in new member states of the European Union and Croatia to assess whether these countries used the boom yea...

Understanding the Evolution of World Business Cycles

Understanding the Evolution of World Business Cycles »

Source: Understanding the Evolution of World Business Cycles

Volume/Issue: 2005/211

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ayhan Kose , Christopher Otrok , and Charles Whiteman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451862300

Keywords: International business cycles, globalization, transmission of macroeconomic fluctuations, business cycles, globalization period, business cycle, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, performance measures, Publicly Provided Goods,

This paper studies the changes in world business cycles during 1960-2003. We employ a Bayesian dynamic latent factor model to estimate common and country-specific components in the main macroeconomic aggregates of...