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Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues »

Source: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/32

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455213894

Keywords: debt, tfp, capital stock, growth rate, growth performance

The objective of this paper is to analyze the growth performance of the ECCU countries since independence and the policy challenges they face to ensure sustained growth in the period ahead. Although tourism special...

The Challenges of Fiscal Consolidation and Debt Reduction in the Caribbean1

The Challenges of Fiscal Consolidation and Debt Reduction in the Caribbean1 »

Source: The Challenges of Fiscal Consolidation and Debt Reduction in the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2012/276

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charles Amo Yartey , Machiko Narita , Garth Peron Nicholls , and Joel Chiedu Okwuokei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 November 2012

ISBN: 9781557754967

Keywords: public debt, fiscal consolidation efforts, fiscal performance, fiscal adjustment, Forecasts of Budgets, Deficits, and Debt,

This paper examines debt dynamics in the Caribbean and discusses policy options for reducing the high debt levels. Based on empirical studies of factors underlying global large debt reduction episodes, important po...

Fiscal Reaction Functions in the CFA Zone

Fiscal Reaction Functions in the CFA Zone »

Source: Fiscal Reaction Functions in the CFA Zone : An Analytical Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2007/232

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Oral Williams , and Olumuyiwa Adedeji

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

ISBN: 9781451867961

Keywords: CFA Zone, Convergence, Economic Model, debt, fiscal balance, fiscal performance, public debt,

The stance of fiscal policy in CEMAC and WAEMU is strongly influenced by fiscal effort in the previous period. This persistence underscores the risks of a procyclical fiscal policy stance, given these countries' hi...

Making the Misreporting Policies Less Onerous in De Minimis Cases

Making the Misreporting Policies Less Onerous in De Minimis Cases »

Source: Making the Misreporting Policies Less Onerous in De Minimis Cases

Volume/Issue: 2006/030

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2006

ISBN: 9781498332484

Keywords: Article VIII, HIPC Initiative, Performance criteria, Policy Support Instrument, External payments arrears, Multiple currency practices, Debt sustainability analysis, Development, Debt relief, minimis

The Managing Director's Medium-Term Strategy referred to complex misreporting procedures for even trivial forms of misreporting and called for streamlining. This paper presents a proposal to reduce the burden of th...

Dynamics of Corporate Performance in Thailand

Dynamics of Corporate Performance in Thailand »

Source: Dynamics of Corporate Performance in Thailand

Volume/Issue: 2003/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Piyabha Kongsamut , and V. Haksar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451875010

Keywords: Corporate sector and governance, debt restructuring, corporate performance, corporate debt, debt-equity, corporate governance, Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods,

Recent crises in emerging markets have highlighted the role of the corporate sector in transmitting financial shocks to the macroeconomy. This paper takes stock of the performance of the Thai corporate sector in em...

Determinants of Tax Revenue Efforts in Developing Countries

Determinants of Tax Revenue Efforts in Developing Countries »

Source: Determinants of Tax Revenue Efforts in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2007/184

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abhijit Sen Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867480

Keywords: Revenue performance, panel data, tax revenue, government revenue, export share, foreign debt, tax ratio,

This paper contributes to the existing empirical literature on the principal determinants of tax revenue performance across developing countries by using a broad dataset and accounting for some econometric issues t...

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...

Jordan: Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, an Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Jordan: Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, an Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan »

Source: Jordan : Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, an Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2019/127

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498313841

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Unemployment, Public debt, Credit, Monetary policy, NEPCO, CBJ, Proj, overall balance, performance criterion

Since completion of the first review, Jordan has preserved macroeconomic stability in a most difficult environment. It has weathered a series of severe and highly persistent shocks, including regional conflicts, do...

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under the Extended Fund Facility for Jordan

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under the Extended Fund Facility for Jordan »

Source: Jordan : Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, an Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2019/127

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498313841

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Unemployment, Public debt, Credit, Monetary policy, NEPCO, CBJ, Proj, overall balance, performance criterion

Since completion of the first review, Jordan has preserved macroeconomic stability in a most difficult environment. It has weathered a series of severe and highly persistent shocks, including regional conflicts, do...

Statement by Sami Geadah, Alternate Executive Director for Jordan May 1, 2019

Statement by Sami Geadah, Alternate Executive Director for Jordan May 1, 2019 »

Source: Jordan : Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, an Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan

Volume/Issue: 2019/127

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498313841

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Unemployment, Public debt, Credit, Monetary policy, NEPCO, CBJ, Proj, overall balance, performance criterion

Since completion of the first review, Jordan has preserved macroeconomic stability in a most difficult environment. It has weathered a series of severe and highly persistent shocks, including regional conflicts, do...