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The Gambia: Request For a Staff–Monitored Program— Press Release and Staff Report

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Source: The Gambia : Request for a Staff-Monitored Program; Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/128

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498313919

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Debt management, Debt relief, SOEs, primary balance, domestic revenue, debt-to-GDP, DSA

The Gambia is enjoying a strong economic recovery, with good prospects of sustained growth over the medium term. In the two years since the government of President Barrow took office, The Gambia's economy has rebou...

The Gambia: Request for a Staff-monitored Program—Debt Sustainability Analysis

The Gambia: Request for a Staff-monitored Program—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: The Gambia : Request for a Staff-Monitored Program; Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/128

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498313919

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Debt management, Debt relief, SOEs, primary balance, domestic revenue, debt-to-GDP, DSA

The Gambia is enjoying a strong economic recovery, with good prospects of sustained growth over the medium term. In the two years since the government of President Barrow took office, The Gambia's economy has rebou...

IMF Management Approves a Staff-Monitored Program with The Gambia

IMF Management Approves a Staff-Monitored Program with The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : Request for a Staff-Monitored Program; Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/128

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498313919

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Debt management, Debt relief, SOEs, primary balance, domestic revenue, debt-to-GDP, DSA

The Gambia is enjoying a strong economic recovery, with good prospects of sustained growth over the medium term. In the two years since the government of President Barrow took office, The Gambia's economy has rebou...

Modernizing the Framework for Fiscal Policy and Public Debt Sustainability Analysis

Modernizing the Framework for Fiscal Policy and Public Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Modernizing the Framework for Fiscal Policy and Public Debt Sustainability Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2011/034

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2011

ISBN: 9781498338639

Keywords: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union, External sector, Financial crises, Fiscal policy, Sovereign debt, WEO, debt-to-GDP ratio, debt-to-GDP, debt level, primary balance

Modernizing the framework for fiscal policy and public debt sustainability analysis (DSA) has become necessary, particularly in light of the recent crisis and rising sustainability concerns in some advanced economi...

Staff Guidance Note for Public Debt Sustainability Analysis in Market-Access Countries

Staff Guidance Note for Public Debt Sustainability Analysis in Market-Access Countries »

Source: Staff Guidance Note for Public Debt Sustainability Analysis in Market-Access Countries

Volume/Issue: 2013/040

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2013

ISBN: 9781498341844

Keywords: Debt burden, Debt management, Debt sustainability analysis, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Fiscal risk, Public debt, Economic conditions, Fiscal sector, Financial crises

The framework for fiscal policy and public debt sustainability analysis (DSA) in market-access countries (MACs) was reviewed by the Executive Board in August 2011.1 The review responded to shortcomings in identifyi...

The Motives to Borrow

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Source: The Motives to Borrow

Volume/Issue: 2019/101

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio Fatás , Atish Ghosh , Ugo Panizza , and Andrea Presbitero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498312103

Keywords: Domestic debt, Economic growth, Economic recovery, Real interest rates, Domestic currency debt, Sovereign Debt, Political Economy, Fiscal Policy, Growth, debt-to-GDP ratio

Governments issue debt for good and bad reasons. While the good reasons-intertemporal tax-smoothing, fiscal stimulus, and asset management-can explain some of the increases in public debt in recent years, they cann...

Staff Background Paper for the G20 Surveillance Note - Priorities for Structural Reforms in G20 Countries

Staff Background Paper for the G20 Surveillance Note - Priorities for Structural Reforms in G20 Countries »

Source: Staff Background Paper for the G20 Surveillance Note - Priorities for Structural Reforms in G20 Countries

Volume/Issue: 2016/043

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498345408

Keywords: Economic conditions, Total factor productivity, Fiscal policy, Balance of payments, Labor market reforms, policy space, structural reform, advanced economy, debt-to-GDP ratio, labor market reform

provide a powerful lift to growth-both in the short and the long term-if they are well aligned with individual country conditions . These include an economy's level of development, its position in the economic cycl...

State-Contingent Debt Instruments for Sovereigns

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Source: State-Contingent Debt Instruments for Sovereigns

Volume/Issue: 2017/023

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2017

ISBN: 9781498346818

Keywords: Bonds, Financial instruments, Fiscal policy, Fiscal risk, Investment, Risk management, Sovereign debt, Multilateral development institutions, Economic conditions, Development

Background. The case for sovereign state-contingent debt instruments (SCDIs) as a countercyclical and risk-sharing tool has been around for some time and remains appealing; but take-up has been limited. Earlier sta...

IMF Discussed State - Contingent Debt Instruments

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Source: State-Contingent Debt Instruments for Sovereigns

Volume/Issue: 2017/023

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2017

ISBN: 9781498346818

Keywords: Bonds, Financial instruments, Fiscal policy, Fiscal risk, Investment, Risk management, Sovereign debt, Multilateral development institutions, Economic conditions, Development

Background. The case for sovereign state-contingent debt instruments (SCDIs) as a countercyclical and risk-sharing tool has been around for some time and remains appealing; but take-up has been limited. Earlier sta...

Fiscal Rules-Anchoring Expectations for Sustainable Public Finances

Fiscal Rules-Anchoring Expectations for Sustainable Public Finances »

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...