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Fiscal Policy for the Crisis

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Source: Fiscal Policy for the Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2008/075

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 December 2008

ISBN: 9781498333856

Keywords: Corporate taxes, Financial crisis, Financial systems, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sustainability, Government expenditures, Tax reductions, Economic conditions, Financial crises, Central banking and monetary issues

The current crisis calls for two main sets of policy measures. First, measures to repair the financial system. Second, measures to increase demand and restore confidence. While some of these measures overlap, the f...

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

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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...

Gone with the Headwinds

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Source: Gone with the Headwinds : Global Productivity

Volume/Issue: 2017/4

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Gustavo Adler , Romain Duval , Davide Furceri , Sinem K?l?ç Çelik , Ksenia Koloskova , and Marcos Poplawski-Ribeiro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475589672

Keywords: Labor productivity, Total factor productivity, Economic growth, Financial crisis, Fiscal policy, Labor Productivity, Total factor Productivity, Growth

Productivity growth-the key driver of living standards-fell sharply following the global financial crisis and has remained sluggish since, adding to a slowdown already in train before. Building on new research, thi...

Getting the Dog to Bark

Getting the Dog to Bark »

Source: Getting the Dog to Bark : Disclosing Fiscal Risks from the Financial Sector

Volume/Issue: 2015/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Timothy Irwin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513507736

Keywords: Implicit guarantees, fiscal risks, financial crisis, budget reports, guarantees, debt, liabilities, Forecasts of Budgets, Deficits, and Debt,

Fiscal reporting is intended to warn of fiscal crises while there is still time to prevent them. The recent crisis thus seems to reveal a failure of fiscal reporting: before the crisis, even reports on fiscal risk...

Fiscal Rules-Anchoring Expectations for Sustainable Public Finances

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Source: Fiscal Rules-Anchoring Expectations for Sustainable Public Finances

Volume/Issue: 2009/096

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2009

ISBN: 9781498335164

Keywords: Budget deficits, Cross country analysis, Financial crisis, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sustainability, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Public debt, Public finance, Economic stabilization

The sharp increase in fiscal deficits and public debt in most advanced and several developing economies has raised concerns about the sustainability of public finances and highlighted the need for a significant adj...

A Strategy for Renormalizing Fiscal and Monetary Policies in Advanced Economies

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Source: A Strategy for Renormalizing Fiscal and Monetary Policies in Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 2009/22

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Carlo Cottarelli , and José Vinãls

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2009

ISBN: 9781455278459

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Global financial crisis, policy response, fiscal stimulus, fiscal sustainability, debt sustainability, exit strategies, monetary policy, central bank balance sheet, financial sector support

In response to the worst economic crisis since the 1930s, government budgets and central banks have provided substantial support for aggregate demand and for the financial sector. In the process, fiscal balances ha...

Fiscal Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa in Response to the Impact of the Global Crisis1

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Source: Fiscal Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa in Response to the Impact of the Global Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2009/10

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Shamsuddin Tareq , Andrew Berg , Victor Lledo , Antonio Spilimbergo , Rolando Ossowski , Irene Yackovlev , Norbert Funke , Alejandro Hajdenberg , and Martin Schindler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 May 2009

ISBN: 9781462335404

Keywords: Emerging markets, Financial crisis, Cross country analysis, Commodities, Commodity price fluctuations, Developing countries, Infrastructure, Government expenditures, Fiscal policy, Social safety nets

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Kingdom of Swaziland - Assessment Letter for Multilateral and Bilateral Donors

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Source: Kingdom of Swaziland - Assessment Letter for Multilateral and Bilateral Donors

Volume/Issue: 2011/029

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2011

ISBN: 9781498338967

Keywords: Assessment letters, Budget deficits, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Fiscal policy, Stabilization measures, Staff-monitored programs, External sector, National accounts, Public sector wages

This letter provides an assessment of recent macroeconomic developments in Swaziland and an update on the discussions between IMF staff and the Swaziland authorities. Swaziland faces a fiscal crisis caused by an 11...

Crisis-Related Measures in the Financial System and Sovereign Balance Sheet Risks

Crisis-Related Measures in the Financial System and Sovereign Balance Sheet Risks »

Source: Crisis-Related Measures in the Financial System and Sovereign Balance Sheet Risks

Volume/Issue: 2009/053

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2009

ISBN: 9781498335751

Keywords: External debt, Financial crisis, Financial systems, Fiscal management, Fiscal policy, Fiscal stability, Intervention, Monetary policy, Public finance, Sovereign debt

This paper examines the fiscal and financial risk implications of support measures in a sovereign balance sheet framework, making the point that the ultimate fiscal cost will depend on how balance sheets are manage...

From Banking to Sovereign Stress - Implications For Public Debt

From Banking to Sovereign Stress - Implications For Public Debt »

Source: From Banking to Sovereign Stress - Implications For Public Debt

Volume/Issue: 2014/092

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498342438

Keywords: Banking sector, Debt sustainability, Fiscal policy, Fiscal risk, Public debt, Risk management, Sovereign debt, Real sector, Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability

This paper explores how banking sector developments and characteristics influence the propagation of risks from the banking sector to sovereign debt, including how they affect the extent of fiscal costs of banking...