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Source: La gouvernance du FMI : Processus de décision, surveillance, transparence et responsabilité institutionnelles

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 February 2004

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589063020

Keywords: voting, voting power, capital markets, civil society groups, civil society, decision making, international capital markets, capital movements, crisis prevention, industrial countries

The author-a top decision maker at the IMF for two decades-first focuses on the system of quotas and voting power in the IMF and concludes that it calls for reforms to enhance equity among the membership. He then e...

How Buoyant is the Tax System? New Evidence from a Large Heterogeneous Panel

How Buoyant is the Tax System? New Evidence from a Large Heterogeneous Panel »

Volume/Issue: 2017/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Dudine , and João Tovar Jalles

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475569797.001

ISBN: 9781475569797

Keywords: Tax elasticity, Tax systems, Time series, Tax revenues, Low-income developing countries, Developed countries, Business cycles, Emerging markets, Fiscal sustainability, Panel analysis

In this paper we provide short- and long-run tax buoyancy estimates for 107 countries (distributed between advanced, emerging and low-income) for the period 1980-2014. By means of Fully-Modified OLS and (Pooled) Me...

Budget Institutions in G-20 Countries - An Update

Budget Institutions in G-20 Countries - An Update »

Volume/Issue: 2014/041

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498343541.007

ISBN: 9781498343541

Keywords: Budgeting, Budgets, Cross country analysis, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal policy, Fiscal risk, Group of Twenty, Risk management, National budgets, Budget estimates

The recent crisis left many G-20 countries with significant fiscal consolidation needs. There is evidence that well-designed budget institutions can help countries to plan and deliver successful fiscal adjustments....

Long-Term Trends in Public Finances in the G-7 Economies

Long-Term Trends in Public Finances in the G-7 Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2010/13

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Andrea Schaechter , and Carlo Cottarelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455263325.004

ISBN: 9781455263325

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Aging, Developed countries, Public finance, Public debt, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Group of seven, Government expenditures, Tax revenues, Taxation

Today's record public debt levels in most advanced economies are not only a direct fall-out from the global crisis. Public debt had ratcheted up over many decades before, when it had been used, in most of the G-7 c...

Staff Note for the G-20-A Guiding Framework for Structural Reforms

Staff Note for the G-20-A Guiding Framework for Structural Reforms »

Volume/Issue: 2016/001

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345798.007

ISBN: 9781498345798

Keywords: Demand, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Group of Twenty, Monetary policy, Supply and demand, Development, Total factor productivity

This note responds to a request from the G20 for IMF assistance in helping develop priorities and guiding principles for structural reforms. Structural reforms have long been a central element of the G20's strategy...

The Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (G-8 Proposal) and Its Implications for the Fund - Further Considerations - Supplemental Information

The Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (G-8 Proposal) and Its Implications for the Fund - Further Considerations - Supplemental Information »

Volume/Issue: 2005/012

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498330855.007

ISBN: 9781498330855

Keywords: Debt relief, Group of eight, Heavily indebted poor countries, HIPC Initiative, Public expenditure management, Balance of payments, Debt sustainability, Balance of payments assistance, PRGF, main paper

The Executive Board held an informal seminar on September 21, 2005 to discuss possible implementation modalities for the G-8 debt relief proposal. On September 24, 2005, the International Monetary and Financial Com...

Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows--Some New Evidence

Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows--Some New Evidence »

Volume/Issue: 2004/023

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498330282.007

ISBN: 9781498330282

Keywords: Economic models, Exchange rate variability, International trade, Real effective exchange rates, Nominal effective exchange rate, International monetary system, Exchange rate shocks, Flexible exchange rates, volatility, country group

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Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative and Exogenous Shocks Facility - Proposed Decisions

Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative and Exogenous Shocks Facility - Proposed Decisions »

Volume/Issue: 2005/087

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498330824.007

ISBN: 9781498330824

Keywords: Debt relief, Exogenous Shocks Facility, Group of eight, HIPC Initiative, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Trust, Heavily indebted poor countries, Interest rates on loans, Financial statements, Freely usable currencies, SDR interest rates

This paper puts forward a package of proposed decisions to implement the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative ('MDRI') and establish the Exogenous Shocks Facility within the PRGF Trust; it also provides a Commentary...

The Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (G-8 Proposal) and Its Implications for the Fund - Further Considerations - Supplement on Financing Arrangements

The Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (G-8 Proposal) and Its Implications for the Fund - Further Considerations - Supplement on Financing Arrangements »

Volume/Issue: 2005/013

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498330879.007

ISBN: 9781498330879

Keywords: Debt relief, Group of eight, Heavily indebted poor countries, HIPC Initiative, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Trust, Special Disbursement Account, Interest rates on loans, SDR interest rates, Financial statements, Interest rates

This supplement discusses the financial structure for the implementation of the G-8 debt relief proposal or Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI). Implementation of the MDRI will require action by the Executiv...

2014 Triennial Surveillance Review - Review of IMF Surveillance Products

2014 Triennial Surveillance Review - Review of IMF Surveillance Products »

Volume/Issue: 2014/053

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498342919.007

ISBN: 9781498342919

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Bilateral surveillance, External sector, Financial risk, Financial stability, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Multilateral surveillance, Spillovers, Surveillance

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