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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....

Independent Evaluation Office, Annual Report 2003

Independent Evaluation Office, Annual Report 2003 »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063198.017

ISBN: 9781589063198

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, fiscal reform, fiscal policy, work program, fiscal stance

This first Annual Report describes the activities of the IEO through the first full year of operation. The report provides a summary of the main findings and recommendations of the first three evaluation projects o...

IEO Annual Report 2013

IEO Annual Report 2013 »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484346563.017

ISBN: 9781484346563

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, monetary fund, fiscal reform, fiscal policy, fiscal stance

IEO Annual Report 2013...

Euro Area Policies

Euro Area Policies »

Source: Euro Area Policies

Volume/Issue: 2003/297

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451812893

Keywords: structural reforms, fiscal policies, labor markets

The continuing weakness of activity in the euro area reflects an amalgam of cyclical and long-term forces that are likely to shape the outlook and to challenge policies. Financial conditions in the area have improv...

Euro Area Policies Supplementary Information

Euro Area Policies Supplementary Information »

Source: Euro Area Policies

Volume/Issue: 2003/297

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451812893

Keywords: structural reforms, fiscal policies, labor markets

The continuing weakness of activity in the euro area reflects an amalgam of cyclical and long-term forces that are likely to shape the outlook and to challenge policies. Financial conditions in the area have improv...

IMF Executive Board Discusses Euro Area Policies

IMF Executive Board Discusses Euro Area Policies »

Source: Euro Area Policies

Volume/Issue: 2003/297

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451812893

Keywords: structural reforms, fiscal policies, labor markets

The continuing weakness of activity in the euro area reflects an amalgam of cyclical and long-term forces that are likely to shape the outlook and to challenge policies. Financial conditions in the area have improv...

Statement by Pier Carlo Padoan, Executive Director for Euro Area Policies

Statement by Pier Carlo Padoan, Executive Director for Euro Area Policies »

Source: Euro Area Policies

Volume/Issue: 2003/297

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451812893

Keywords: structural reforms, fiscal policies, labor markets

The continuing weakness of activity in the euro area reflects an amalgam of cyclical and long-term forces that are likely to shape the outlook and to challenge policies. Financial conditions in the area have improv...

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...

Making Fiscal Decentralization Work
			: Cross-Country Experiences

Making Fiscal Decentralization Work : Cross-Country Experiences »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Annalisa Fedelino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069855.084

ISBN: 9781589069855

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Intergovernmental fiscal relations, decentralization, fiscal decentralization, subnational governments, intergovernmental fiscal, fiscal relations

The question of what makes fiscal decentralization work is faced by many policymakers around the world. This book draws on both the relevant literature and policy and technical advice provided by the IMF to a wide...

Russian Federation: Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Russian Federation: Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Russian Federation : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2003/144

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451833010

Keywords: exchange rate, external debt, structural reforms, current account, fiscal policy

This 2003 Article IV Consultation highlights that the macroeconomic developments in the Russian Federation remained generally strong, with a third consecutive year of considerable GDP growth, fiscal surplus, and la...