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Investment and Growth in the Arab World - A Scoping Note

Investment and Growth in the Arab World - A Scoping Note »

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...

Fundamental Determinants of the Effects of Fiscal Policy

Fundamental Determinants of the Effects of Fiscal Policy »

Source: Fundamental Determinants of the Effects of Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2006/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , and Dennis Botman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451863321

Keywords: spillover effects, tax reform, privatizing retirement saving; non-Ricardian model, taxation, labor income, private consumption, Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, Social Security and Public Pensions

We explore the underlying determinants of the macroeconomic effects of fiscal policy and tax and social security reform using the Global Fiscal Model (GFM). We show that the planning horizon of consumers, access to...

Republic of Slovenia: 2018 ARTICLE IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Republic of Slovenia

Republic of Slovenia: 2018 ARTICLE IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Republic of Slovenia »

Source: Republic of Slovenia : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Republic of Slovenia

Volume/Issue: 2019/58

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484399514

Keywords: Structural fiscal balance, Central banks, Gross domestic product, Balance of payments, Social security, account surplus, output gap, percent of GDP, SOEs, Haver

A broad-based recovery continued in 2018, lowering unemployment, swinging the headline fiscal balance into surplus, and reducing the public debt ratio. Growth is expected to slow moderately to 3.4 percent in 2019,...

Republic of Slovenia: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic of Slovenia: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Slovenia : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Republic of Slovenia

Volume/Issue: 2019/58

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484399514

Keywords: Structural fiscal balance, Central banks, Gross domestic product, Balance of payments, Social security, account surplus, output gap, percent of GDP, SOEs, Haver

A broad-based recovery continued in 2018, lowering unemployment, swinging the headline fiscal balance into surplus, and reducing the public debt ratio. Growth is expected to slow moderately to 3.4 percent in 2019,...

Republic of Slovenia: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information

Republic of Slovenia: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information »

Source: Republic of Slovenia : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Republic of Slovenia

Volume/Issue: 2019/58

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484399514

Keywords: Structural fiscal balance, Central banks, Gross domestic product, Balance of payments, Social security, account surplus, output gap, percent of GDP, SOEs, Haver

A broad-based recovery continued in 2018, lowering unemployment, swinging the headline fiscal balance into surplus, and reducing the public debt ratio. Growth is expected to slow moderately to 3.4 percent in 2019,...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Slovenia

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Slovenia »

Source: Republic of Slovenia : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Republic of Slovenia

Volume/Issue: 2019/58

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484399514

Keywords: Structural fiscal balance, Central banks, Gross domestic product, Balance of payments, Social security, account surplus, output gap, percent of GDP, SOEs, Haver

A broad-based recovery continued in 2018, lowering unemployment, swinging the headline fiscal balance into surplus, and reducing the public debt ratio. Growth is expected to slow moderately to 3.4 percent in 2019,...

Uganda

Uganda »

Source: Uganda : Technical Assistance Report: Report on the Quarterly National Accounts Statistics Mission

Volume/Issue: 2017/298

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484321508

Keywords: National accounts, Statistics, Gross domestic product, Technical assistance missions, Technical Assistance Reports, Uganda, Price indexes, Gross capital formation, Construction services, Animal products

This Technical Assistance Report discusses technical advice and recommendations given by the IMF mission to the authorities of Uganda regarding finalization of the rebased GDP estimates for dissemination. For the e...

The Negative Mean Output Gap

The Negative Mean Output Gap »

Source: The Negative Mean Output Gap

Volume/Issue: 2019/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shekhar Aiyar , and Simon Voigts

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2019

ISBN: 9781513511740

Keywords: Accounting systems, Bank rates, Bond yields, Business cycles, Capital, Capital stocks, Central banking, Central banks, Consumption, Cost of capital

We argue that in an economy with downward nominal wage rigidity, the output gap is negative on average. Because it is more difficult to cut wages than to increase them, firms reduce employment more during downturns...

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues »

Source: High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/012

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2017

ISBN: 9781498347044

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, Accounting, Accounting systems, Agricultural subsidies, Agriculture, Anti-money laundering, Arrears policy, Balance sheets, Budgeting, Budgets

This is a high-level report on progress in addressing recurring issues identified by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO). The Board endorsed the proposal in the Chairman's Summing Up for the Independent Evaluat...

Denmark
			: Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation

Denmark : Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2004/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451811056.002

ISBN: 9781451811056

Keywords: debt, interest, interest rates, article, public consumption

The staff report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation on Denmark focuses on economic developments and policies. Labor market reforms led to a sustained increase in structural employment, while careful fiscal policy...