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Issues in Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations in China

Issues in Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations in China »

Volume/Issue: 2005/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860498.001

ISBN: 9781451860498

Keywords: expenditure, expenditures, expenditure assignments, fiscal relations, intergovernmental fiscal, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General,

The paper reviews the changing nature of intergovernmental fiscal relations between the provinces and the central government in China over the past two decades and provides an assessment of the success of previous...

The Decentralization Dilemma in India

The Decentralization Dilemma in India »

Volume/Issue: 2004/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Catriona Purfield

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845143.001

ISBN: 9781451845143

Keywords: Debt, Fiscal policy, India, Intergovernmental fiscal relations, panel econometrics, decentralization, fiscal performance, government expenditure, government deficit, fiscal discipline

Already in precarious shape, the financial health of India's states took a turn for the worse in the late 1990s when state deficits and debt rose sharply. While India is among the world's most decentralized economi...

The Challenge of Fiscal Decentralization in Transition Countries

The Challenge of Fiscal Decentralization in Transition Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2002/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , and Paul Wade

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451852707.001

ISBN: 9781451852707

Keywords: fiscal reform, transition, decentralization, subnational governments, intergovernmental fiscal, intergovernmental fiscal relations, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General

This paper examines key aspects of the ongoing decentralization process in transition economies and identifies areas where the present systems can have potentially adverse impacts on both service delivery and macro...

Toward More Effective Redistribution
			: Reform Options for Intergovernmental Transfers in China

Toward More Effective Redistribution : Reform Options for Intergovernmental Transfers in China »

Volume/Issue: 2004/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451852172.001

ISBN: 9781451852172

Keywords: Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations, expenditure, expenditure needs, expenditures, total expenditure, tax effort

Full implementation of an intergovernmental transfer system based on revenue capacities and expenditure needs could significantly improve both redistribution and equity objectives of the Chinese authorities. This w...

United Republic of Tanzania
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Annual Implementation Report:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

United Republic of Tanzania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Implementation Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2008/10

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451838534.002

ISBN: 9781451838534

Keywords: budget support, external audit, fiscal intergovernmental relations, government spending, general budget support

A sound fiscal stance has been the bedrock for Tanzania's macroeconomic stability in recent years. Impressive increases in government revenues, together with substantial donor support, allowed for strong increases...

Income Inequality, Fiscal Decentralization and Transfer Dependency

Income Inequality, Fiscal Decentralization and Transfer Dependency »

Volume/Issue: 2014/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Caroline-Antonia Goerl , and Mike Seiferling

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484354711.001

ISBN: 9781484354711

Keywords: transfer dependency, COFOG, decentralization, fiscal federalism, federalism, government expenditure, Personal Income and Wealth Distribution, Intergovernmental Relations,

Within the context of reigniting post crisis macroeconomic growth, income inequality has emerged as a topic of significant interest for both academics and policymakers (Bastagli, Coady, and Gupta, 2012) This study...

Macroeconomic Management and the Devolution of Fiscal Powers

Macroeconomic Management and the Devolution of Fiscal Powers »

Volume/Issue: 2002/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451849882.001

ISBN: 9781451849882

Keywords: fiscal policies, state and local government, intergovernmental relations, local governments, local government, fiscal decentralization, fiscal devolution, tax revenue,

Several of the transition economies are devolving fiscal authority to subnational governments at a time when it is also important to consolidate fiscal policy. This can be problematic because, without appropriate c...

Political Economy of Oil-Revenue Sharing in a Developing Country
			: Illustrations from Nigeria

Political Economy of Oil-Revenue Sharing in a Developing Country : Illustrations from Nigeria »

Volume/Issue: 2003/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ehtisham Ahmad , and Raju Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451843422.001

ISBN: 9781451843422

Keywords: Keyword:Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations, local governments, oil revenues, oil prices, oil production, oil producing, State and Local Government,

Control over natural resource revenues is a contentious, politically divisive issue in most developing countries-especially for oil production. A typical policy response of the center in such cases has been to intr...

Building a Better Union
			: Incentivizing Structural Reforms in the Euro Area

Building a Better Union : Incentivizing Structural Reforms in the Euro Area »

Volume/Issue: 2015/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Angana Banerji , Bergljot Barkbu , James John , Tidiane Kinda , Sergejs Saksonovs , Hanni Schoelermann , and Tao Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513517087.001

ISBN: 9781513517087

Keywords: Structural reform, European economic governance, governance, states, member states, legislation, fiscal, Planning, Coordination, and Reform

The momentum for structural reforms is waning in the euro area at a time when even faster progress is needed to boost productivity and growth, achieve real economic convergence, and improve the resilience of the mo...

Intergovernmental Grants Systems and Management
			: Applications of a General Framework to Indonesia

Intergovernmental Grants Systems and Management : Applications of a General Framework to Indonesia »

Volume/Issue: 2002/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bob Searle , Jun Ma , Stefano Piperno , and Ehtisham Ahmad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451855067.001

ISBN: 9781451855067

Keywords: Fiscal decentralization, Fiscal policy, Indonesia, Equalization Grants, expenditure, expenditure needs, expenditures, total expenditure, tax bases, State And Local Government

Intergovernmental equalization grants have been described as 'the glue that holds a nation together.' Getting the grants system right is critical to countries as they decentralize. This paper illustrates general pr...