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Togo: Selected Issues

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Source: Togo : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/310

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513562797

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic indicators, Inflation, Agricultural prices, Public investment, Infrastructure, Economic growth, Industrial production, Markets, Selected Issues Papers

This Selected Issues paper discusses the assessment of economic activity in Togo in absence of quarterly GDP series. Togo collects about 40 macroeconomic indicators monthly that span a wide range of sectors of the...

Togo: Selected Issues

Togo: Selected Issues »

Source: Togo : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/310

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513562797

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic indicators, Inflation, Agricultural prices, Public investment, Infrastructure, Economic growth, Industrial production, Markets, Selected Issues Papers

This Selected Issues paper discusses the assessment of economic activity in Togo in absence of quarterly GDP series. Togo collects about 40 macroeconomic indicators monthly that span a wide range of sectors of the...

Fiscal Consolidation and Public Wages

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Source: Fiscal Consolidation and Public Wages

Volume/Issue: 2019/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Juin-Jen Chang , Hsieh-Yu Lin , Nora Traum , and Shu-Chun Susan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498316835

Keywords: Public sector wages, Real interest rates, Income tax revenue, Wage policy, Consumption taxes, public wage, fiscal consolidation, government spending, fiscal policy, New Keynesian model

A New Keynesian model with government production, public compensation, and unemployment is fit to U.S. data to study the macroeconomic and fiscal effects of public wage reductions. We find that accounting for the t...

Republic of Slovenia

Republic of Slovenia »

Source: Republic of Slovenia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/59

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484399651

Keywords: Tax revenue, Revenue measures, Tax reforms, Tax system reviews, Revenue sources, revenue potential, rebalance, revenue-neutral, vat rate, consumption tax

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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...

The Macroeconomic Effects of Migration from the New European Union Member States to the United Kingdom

The Macroeconomic Effects of Migration from the New European Union Member States to the United Kingdom »

Source: The Macroeconomic Effects of Migration from the New European Union Member States to the United Kingdom

Volume/Issue: 2007/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dora Iakova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451866254

Keywords: new EU member states, free labor movement, dependency ratio, labor income, labor force, retirement, birth, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production

The United Kingdom allowed workers from the ten new European Union member countries immediate access to its labor market after the accession in 2004. This paper uses a general equilibrium framework to explore the d...

Fiscal Policy Multipliers in Small States

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Source: Fiscal Policy Multipliers in Small States

Volume/Issue: 2019/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ali Alichi , Ippei Shibata , and Kadir Tanyeri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498303996

Keywords: Business cycles, Real interest rates, Exchange rate depreciation, Government consumption, Public investments, Government Spending, Fiscal Policy, Fiscal Multipliers., WEO, government investment

Government debt in many small states has risen beyond sustainable levels and some governments are considering fiscal consolidation. This paper estimates fiscal policy multipliers for small states using two distinct...

Transparency and Monetary Policy with Imperfect Common Knowledge

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Source: Transparency and Monetary Policy with Imperfect Common Knowledge

Volume/Issue: 2010/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mauro Roca

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781451982572

Keywords: Social Value of Public Information, price level, inflation, monetary authority, Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics: General, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment: General (includes Measurement and Data)

Is it desirable that central banks be more transparent in the communication of sensible information when agents have diverse private information? In practice, there exists some consensus about the benefits of actin...

Fiscal Consolidation in the Euro Area: How Much Can Structural Reforms Ease the Pain?

Fiscal Consolidation in the Euro Area: How Much Can Structural Reforms Ease the Pain? »

Source: Fiscal Consolidation in the Euro Area: How Much Can Structural Reforms Ease the Pain?

Volume/Issue: 2013/211

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Derek Anderson , Benjamin Hunt , and Stephen Snudden

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 October 2013

Language: Russian

ISBN: 9781475563993

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Euro Area, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Labor market reforms, Monetary policy, General equlibrium models, Structural reforms., real wages, public debt

The IMF's Global Integrated Monetary and Fiscal model (GIMF) is used to examine the scope for structural reforms in the euro area to offset the negative impact of fiscal consolidation required to put public debt ba...

Investment and Growth in the Arab World - A Scoping Note

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Source: Investment and Growth in the Arab World - A Scoping Note

Volume/Issue: 2016/010

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498345682

Keywords: Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Economic growth, Employment, Fiscal reforms, Investment, Labor markets, Middle East and Central Asia, Private investment, Public investment, Consumption

Enhancing public and private investment, but also ensuring that this translates into higher growth and employment, have long been key policy challenges in Arab countries. Reflecting an improvement in policies and g...