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How Did Emerging Markets Cope in the Crisis?

How Did Emerging Markets Cope in the Crisis? »

Source: How Did Emerging Markets Cope in the Crisis?

Volume/Issue: 2010/064

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2010

ISBN: 9781498337250

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Economic recovery, Emerging markets, Financial crisis, Fiscal policy, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Monetary policy, External sector, Economic integration, Financial regulation and supervision

The IMF Executive Board has been considering reforms to strengthen the Fund's mandate to better equip the institution to safeguard global stability. Executive Directors have supported a range of reforms to moderniz...

The State of Public Finances Cross-Country Fiscal Monitor: November 2009

The State of Public Finances Cross-Country Fiscal Monitor: November 2009 »

Source: The State of Public Finances Cross-Country Fiscal Monitor : November 2009

Volume/Issue: 2009/25

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 November 2009

ISBN: 9781462349531

Keywords: Fiscal sustainability, Global financial crisis, policy response, fiscal policy, fiscal stimulus, debt sustainability, exit strategies, debt, interest, deficit

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The State of Public Finances

The State of Public Finances »

Source: The State of Public Finances : A Cross-Country Fiscal Monitor

Volume/Issue: 2009/21

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , Mark Horton , and Manmohan Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2009

ISBN: 9781455257270

Keywords: Emerging markets, Global financial crisis, policy response, fiscal policy, fiscal stimulus, fiscal sustainability, debt sustainability, exit strategies, debt, interest

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Reassessing the Role and Modalities of Fiscal Policy in Advanced Economies

Reassessing the Role and Modalities of Fiscal Policy in Advanced Economies »

Source: Reassessing the Role and Modalities of Fiscal Policy in Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 2013/056

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2013

ISBN: 9781498341608

Keywords: Developed countries, Financial crisis, Fiscal policy, Fiscal risk, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Risk management, Real sector, Economic conditions, Public financial management, Fiscal sector

This paper investigates how developments during and after the 2008-09 crisis have changed economists' and policymakers' views on: (i) fiscal risks and fiscal sustainability; (ii) the effectiveness of fiscal policy...

Assessing Fiscal Stress

Assessing Fiscal Stress »

Source: Assessing Fiscal Stress

Volume/Issue: 2011/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriela Dobrescu , Iva Petrova , Nazim Belhocine , and Emanuele Baldacci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455254316

Keywords: fiscal stress, fiscal vulnerability, public debt crises, sovereign default, public debt, fiscal indicators, fiscal crisis, fiscal variables, National Deficit Surplus, Studies of Particular Policy Episodes

This paper develops a new index which provides early warning signals of fiscal sustainability problems for advanced and emerging economies. Unlike previous studies, the index assesses the determinants of fiscal str...

Policies for Macrofinancial Stability

Policies for Macrofinancial Stability »

Source: Policies for Macrofinancial Stability : How to Deal with Credit Booms

Volume/Issue: 2012/6

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Bas Bakker , Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Luc Laeven , Jérôme Vandenbussche , Deniz Igan , and Hui Tong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504743

Keywords: Credit booms, Credit expansion, Business cycles, Financial stability, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, macroprudential regulation, macroeconomic policy, banking, credit boom

This note explores the costs and benefits of different policy options to reduce the risks associated with credit booms, drawing upon several country experiences and the findings from econometric analysis....

Performance of Fiscal Accounts in South Africa in a Cross-Country Setting

Performance of Fiscal Accounts in South Africa in a Cross-Country Setting »

Source: Performance of Fiscal Accounts in South Africa in a Cross-Country Setting

Volume/Issue: 2010/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Burcu Aydin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455208821

Keywords: structural balance, panel data, tax revenue, financial crisis, global financial crisis, revenue collection, fiscal accounts, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models, Econometric Modeling: General,

This paper analyzes the cyclical fluctuations in South Africa in a cross-country context, and studies the impact of the output gap by controlling for export intensity, the debt burden, asset prices, and banking cri...

The Implications of the Global Financial Crisis for Low-Income Countries-An Update

The Implications of the Global Financial Crisis for Low-Income Countries-An Update »

Source: The Implications of the Global Financial Crisis for Low-Income Countries-An Update

Volume/Issue: 2009/072

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2009

ISBN: 9781498335416

Keywords: Commodity prices, Debt sustainability, Economic growth, Exchange rate policy, External financing, Financial crisis, Fiscal policy, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Low-income developing countries, Monetary policy

Low-income countries are being hit hard by the global financial crisis. They are facing a sharp contraction in export growth, FDI inflows, and remittances, and lower-than-committed aid. But a marked recovery is in...

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

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

Source: 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

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...

Emerging from the Global Crisis - Macroeconomic Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries

Emerging from the Global Crisis - Macroeconomic Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries »

Source: Emerging from the Global Crisis - Macroeconomic Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2010/040

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2010

ISBN: 9781498336734

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Economic growth, Economic recovery, Financial crisis, Fiscal policy, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Low-income developing countries, Economic integration, External debt, Financial crises

While the impact of the global crisis has been severe, real per capita GDP growth stayed positive in two-thirds of low-income countries (LICs), unlike in previous global downturns, and in contrast to richer countri...