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Gender and its Relevance to Macroeconomic Policy: A Survey

Gender and its Relevance to Macroeconomic Policy: A Survey »

Source: Gender and its Relevance to Macroeconomic Policy : A Survey

Volume/Issue: 2006/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Janet Stotsky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864939

Keywords: macroeconomic policy, gender inequalities, gender differences, gender issues, gender inequality, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance,

This survey examines the implications of gender differences in economic behavior for macroeconomic policy. It finds that reducing gender inequality and improving the status of women may contribute to higher rates o...

Public Expenditure in Latin America

Public Expenditure in Latin America »

Source: Public Expenditure in Latin America : Trends and Key Policy Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Christopher Faircloth , and Marijn Verhoeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451865851

Keywords: Public Expenditure, expenditures, expenditure, public spending, government spending, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy,

This paper examines trends in government spending in Latin America from the mid-1990s to 2006. It also examines key policy issues, including the cyclicality of spending, public investment, public employment, and so...

Fiscal Deficits and Inflation

Fiscal Deficits and Inflation »

Source: Fiscal Deficits and Inflation : A New Look at the Emerging Market Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2001/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Terrones , and Luis Catão

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451849592

Keywords: inflation tax, monetary fund, inflation rates, inflation rate, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General,

Empirical studies have had little success in finding a statistically significant relationship between fiscal deficits and inflation in broad cross-country panels. This paper provides new econometric estimates for a...

Currency Demand, the Underground Economy, and, Tax Evasion-The Case of Guyana

Currency Demand, the Underground Economy, and, Tax Evasion-The Case of Guyana »

Source: Currency Demand, the Underground Economy, and, Tax Evasion-The Case of Guyana

Volume/Issue: 2003/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ebrima Faal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451842432

Keywords: tax evasion, statistics, tax rates, tax base, equation, Econometric Modeling, Macroeconomic - Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy,

The persistence in Guyana of a substantial underground economy is an important consequence of economic and social policy over 1964-2000. The paper attempts to estimate the magnitude of, and changes to the undergrou...

What's the Damage? Medium-term Output Dynamics After Banking Crises

What's the Damage? Medium-term Output Dynamics After Banking Crises »

Source: What's the Damage? Medium-term Output Dynamics After Banking Crises

Volume/Issue: 2009/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Petya Koeva Brooks , Irina Tytell , Daniel Leigh , and Ravi Balakrishnan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2009

ISBN: 9781451873924

Keywords: macroeconomic policy, banking crises, banking, banking crisis, currency crises, Economic History: General, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, And General Outlook,

This paper investigates the medium-term behavior of output following banking crises, and its association with pre- and post-crisis conditions and policies. We find that output tends to be depressed substantially fo...

Gender and its Relevance to Macroeconomic Policy
			: A Survey

Gender and its Relevance to Macroeconomic Policy : A Survey »

Volume/Issue: 2006/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Janet Stotsky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864939.001

ISBN: 9781451864939

Keywords: macroeconomic policy, gender inequalities, gender differences, gender issues, gender inequality, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance,

This survey examines the implications of gender differences in economic behavior for macroeconomic policy. It finds that reducing gender inequality and improving the status of women may contribute to higher rates o...

Public Expenditure in Latin America
			: Trends and Key Policy Issues

Public Expenditure in Latin America : Trends and Key Policy Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2007/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Christopher Faircloth , and Marijn Verhoeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451865851.001

ISBN: 9781451865851

Keywords: Public Expenditure, expenditures, expenditure, public spending, government spending, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy,

This paper examines trends in government spending in Latin America from the mid-1990s to 2006. It also examines key policy issues, including the cyclicality of spending, public investment, public employment, and so...

External Debt and Economic Reform

External Debt and Economic Reform »

Source: External Debt and Economic Reform : Does a Pain Reliever Delay the Necessary Treatment?

Volume/Issue: 2007/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Athanasios Vamvakidis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451866148

Keywords: economic reform, external borrowing, foreign aid, external financing, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

Recent literature argues that conflict in shifting adjustment costs between different socioeconomic groups delays necessary reforms and finds that such reforms often follow economic crises. This paper expands these...

Fiscal Deficits and Inflation

Fiscal Deficits and Inflation »

Source: Fiscal Deficits and Inflation

Volume/Issue: 2003/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Catão , and Marco Terrones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451848700

Keywords: Macroeconomic Stabilization, price inflation, monetary policy, inflation tax, low inflation, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General,

Macroeconomic theory postulates that fiscal deficits cause inflation. Yet empirical research has had limited success in uncovering this relationship. This paper reexamines the issue in light of broader data and a n...

Do Fixed Exchange Rates Induce More Fiscal Discipline?

Do Fixed Exchange Rates Induce More Fiscal Discipline? »

Source: Do Fixed Exchange Rates Induce More Fiscal Discipline?

Volume/Issue: 2003/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451850123

Keywords: Fiscal Discipline, exchange rate, fiscal authorities, exchange rate regime, fiscal authority, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

Conventional wisdom has held that a fixed exchange rate regime induces more fiscal discipline, but Tornell and Velasco (1995, 1998) argue the opposite. Using a dynamic model with fragmented fiscal policymaking, thi...