Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Luis-Felipe Zanna , Olivier Basdevant , Susan Yang , Genevieve Verdier , Joannes Mongardini , Borislava Mircheva , and Dalmacio Benicio
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 November 2011
Keywords: fiscal multipliers, SACU transfers, fiscal consolidation, consumption tax, government spending, fiscal consolidations, consumption tax rate, Computational Techniques, National Budget, Deficit
Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and Swaziland face the serious challenge of adjusting not only to lower Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) transfers because of the global economic crisis, but also to a potential furt...