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Fiscal Federalism in Theory and Practice

Fiscal Federalism in Theory and Practice »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756633.071

ISBN: 9781557756633

Keywords: tax administration, taxation, intergovernmental fiscal relations, tax revenue, local governments

Over the past few decades, a clear trend has emerged worldwide toward the devolution of spending and, to a lesser extent, revenue-raising responsibilities to state and local levels of government. One view is that t...

Perspectives de L'économie Mondiale, Mai 2001
			: Politique budgétaire et stabilité macroéconomique

Perspectives de L'économie Mondiale, Mai 2001 : Politique budgétaire et stabilité macroéconomique »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2001

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060340.081

ISBN: 9781589060340

Keywords: inflation, debt, interest, payments, deficits, external financing, inflation targeting, monetary policy, debtor countries, domestic demand

The World Economic Outlook, published twice a year in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic, presents IMF staff economists' analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term. Chapters give an...

Perspectives de l'économie mondiale, Avril 2009
			: Crise et reprise

Perspectives de l'économie mondiale, Avril 2009 : Crise et reprise »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2009

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068308.081

ISBN: 9781589068308

Keywords: recessions, recession, emerging economies, financial crisis, financial crises, banking, capital flows, private capital flows, commodity prices, capital inflows

This edition of the World Economic Outlook explores how a dramatic escalation of the financial crisis in September 2008 provoked an unprecedented contraction of activity and trade, despite active policy responses....

Fiscal Policy and the Current Account

Fiscal Policy and the Current Account »

Source: Fiscal Policy and the Current Account

Volume/Issue: 2010/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455200801

Keywords: fiscal policy, external imbalances, current account, exchange rate, fiscal balance, government spending, budget balance

This paper examines the relationship between fiscal policy and the current account, drawing on a larger country sample than in previous studies and using panel regressions, vector autoregressions, and an analysis o...

Intergovernmental Relations and Fiscal Discipline

Intergovernmental Relations and Fiscal Discipline »

Source: Intergovernmental Relations and Fiscal Discipline : Between Commons and Soft Budget Constraints

Volume/Issue: 2001/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Guiseppe Pisauro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451848687

Keywords: fiscal federalism, soft budget constraint, bailout, budget constraint, fiscal discipline, budget process, fiscal relations, State And Local Government,

Fiscal decentralization is likely to entail a bias in the budget process toward higher public expenses and deficits. The paper reviews lessons drawn from the theoretical literature and international experience on t...

Pressure or Prudence? Tales of Market Pressure and Fiscal Adjustment

Pressure or Prudence? Tales of Market Pressure and Fiscal Adjustment »

Source: Pressure or Prudence? Tales of Market Pressure and Fiscal Adjustment

Volume/Issue: 2013/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Salvatore Dell'Erba , Todd Mattina , and Agustin Roitman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484374054

Keywords: market pressure, macro-fiscal fundamentals, advanced economies, fiscal consolidations, fiscal adjustments, Asset Pricing, General,

We study whether multiyear fiscal adjustment plans in 17 OECD countries during 1980-2011 have been associated with market pressure. We find that only a third (34 percent) of the consolidations occurred under market...

Fiscal Policy and the Current Account

Fiscal Policy and the Current Account »

Source: Fiscal Policy and the Current Account : Are Microstates Different?

Volume/Issue: 2012/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yehenew Endegnanew , Therese Turner-Jones , and Charles Amo Yartey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463937126

Keywords: Microstates, current account balance, current accounts, current account adjustments, current account deficits, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development,

This paper examines the empirical link between fiscal policy and the current account focusing on microstates defined as countries with a population of less than 2 million between 1970 and 2009. The paper employs pa...

The Dynamic Effects of Commodity Prices on Fiscal Performance in Latin America

The Dynamic Effects of Commodity Prices on Fiscal Performance in Latin America »

Source: The Dynamic Effects of Commodity Prices on Fiscal Performance in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2010/192

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leandro Medina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

ISBN: 9781455202263

Keywords: procyclicality, fiscal positions, exporting countries, price fluctuations, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General,

The recent boom and bust in commodity prices has raised concerns about the impact of volatile commodity prices on Latin American countries' fiscal positions. Using a novel quarterly data set-which includes unique c...

5 Tax Administration

5 Tax Administration »

Source: Fiscal Federalism in Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756633

Keywords: tax administration, taxation, intergovernmental fiscal relations, tax revenue, local governments

In many developing countries efficient or equitable tax policies may fail because the tax administration is not able to implement these policies (Casanegra de Jantscher, 1986). Consideration of the tax admin...

6 Budgetary and Financial Management

6 Budgetary and Financial Management »

Source: Fiscal Federalism in Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756633

Keywords: tax administration, taxation, intergovernmental fiscal relations, tax revenue, local governments

Whether in a federation or in a unitary state, lower-tier governments play an important role in delivering public policies and services. Their provision of services has an economic impact on overall activity...