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Lifting the Small Boats

Lifting the Small Boats »

Series: IMF Speeches

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513512976.076

ISBN: 9781513512976

Keywords: Inequality, global outlook, economic growth, economic policy, fiscal policy, reforms

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde's speech of June 17, 2015, proposes policies and reforms to deal with growing social and economic inequality....

Reflating Japan

Reflating Japan »

Source: Reflating Japan : Time to Get Unconventional?

Volume/Issue: 2016/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elif Arbatli , Dennis Botman , Kevin Clinton , Pietro Cova , Vitor Gaspar , Zoltan Jakab , Douglas Laxton , Constant Lonkeng Ngouana , Joannes Mongardini , and Hou Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475523140

Keywords: Japan; monetary policy; fiscal policy; incomes policy; structural reforms

Japan has ambitious economic goals: 3 percent nominal growth; 2 percent inflation; and a primary budget surplus. Abenomics has employed the three arrows of monetary, fiscal and structural policies, but the goals re...

Lifting the Small Boats

Lifting the Small Boats »

Source: Lifting the Small Boats

Series: IMF Speeches

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513512976

Keywords: Inequality, global outlook, economic growth, economic policy, fiscal policy, reforms

Introduction Good evening! I am absolutely delighted to participate again in this prestigious conference, and I would like to thank Vice Premier Reynders for his kind introduction....

L'ajustement budgétaire comme instrument de stabilité et de croissance

L'ajustement budgétaire comme instrument de stabilité et de croissance »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): James Daniel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 November 2006

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066021.054

ISBN: 9781589066021

Keywords: fiscal policy, fiscal adjustment, expenditure, public expenditure, aggregate demand, inflation, fiscal consolidation, public spending, health care, fiscal affairs

The pamphlet (which updates the 1995 Guidelines for Fiscal Adjustment) presents the IMF's approach to fiscal adjustment, and focuses on the role that sound government finances play in promoting macroeconomic stabil...

Fiscal Reforms, Long-term Growth and Income Inequality1

Fiscal Reforms, Long-term Growth and Income Inequality1 »

Source: Fiscal Reforms, Long-term Growth and Income Inequality

Volume/Issue: 2017/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Santiago Acosta Ormaechea , Takuji Komatsuzaki , and Carolina Correa-Caro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484303689

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Synthetic Control Method, Structural Reform, General, Comparative Studies of Countries

We estimate the effects on growth of nine fiscal reform episodes in seven high-income countries using the Synthetic Control Method. These episodes are selected using an indicator-based approach applied to the evalu...

Fiscal Politics in the Euro Area

Fiscal Politics in the Euro Area »

Source: Fiscal Politics in the Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2017/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Eyraud , Vitor Gaspar , and Tigran Poghosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475572919

Keywords: Political economy, Euro Area, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, political economy factors, deficit bias, procyclicality, fiscal rules

This paper provides evidence of fiscal procyclicality, excessive deficits, distorted budget composition and poor compliance with fiscal rules in the euro area. Our analysis relies on real-time data for 19 countries...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Lifting the Small Boats

Series: IMF Speeches

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513512976

Keywords: Inequality, global outlook, economic growth, economic policy, fiscal policy, reforms

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde's speech of June 17, 2015, proposes policies and reforms to deal with growing social and economic inequality....

Republic of Uzbekistan: Staff Report for 2018 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Uzbekistan: Staff Report for 2018 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Republic of Uzbekistan : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Uzbekistan

Volume/Issue: 2018/117

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484354896

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Spillovers, Fiscal policy, Fiscal transparency, Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, Exchange rate policy, Financial stability, Fiscal reforms, Sustainable development

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that Uzbekistan's external position remains strong. External shocks, which began in 2014, lowered exports, commodity prices, and remittances and contributed to a decline...

Republic of Uzbekistan: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic of Uzbekistan: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Uzbekistan : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Uzbekistan

Volume/Issue: 2018/117

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484354896

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Spillovers, Fiscal policy, Fiscal transparency, Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, Exchange rate policy, Financial stability, Fiscal reforms, Sustainable development

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that Uzbekistan's external position remains strong. External shocks, which began in 2014, lowered exports, commodity prices, and remittances and contributed to a decline...

Republic of Uzbekistan: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Republic of Uzbekistan: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Republic of Uzbekistan : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Uzbekistan

Volume/Issue: 2018/117

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484354896

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Spillovers, Fiscal policy, Fiscal transparency, Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, Exchange rate policy, Financial stability, Fiscal reforms, Sustainable development

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that Uzbekistan's external position remains strong. External shocks, which began in 2014, lowered exports, commodity prices, and remittances and contributed to a decline...