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Source: Kuwait : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462327430

Keywords: government expenditure, expenditure, capital expenditure, fiscal multipliers

The expenditure multipliers in Kuwait are likely to be high, and mostly operate through capital expenditure. Kuwait's large state-controlled endowment of natural resource, pegged exchange rate regimes, and relative...

Kuwait: Selected Issues

Kuwait: Selected Issues »

Source: Kuwait : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462327430

Keywords: government expenditure, expenditure, capital expenditure, fiscal multipliers

The expenditure multipliers in Kuwait are likely to be high, and mostly operate through capital expenditure. Kuwait's large state-controlled endowment of natural resource, pegged exchange rate regimes, and relative...

Kuwait: Selected Issues

Kuwait: Selected Issues »

Source: Kuwait : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462327430

Keywords: government expenditure, expenditure, capital expenditure, fiscal multipliers

The expenditure multipliers in Kuwait are likely to be high, and mostly operate through capital expenditure. Kuwait's large state-controlled endowment of natural resource, pegged exchange rate regimes, and relative...

Kuwait: Selected Issues

Kuwait: Selected Issues »

Source: Kuwait : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462327430

Keywords: government expenditure, expenditure, capital expenditure, fiscal multipliers

The expenditure multipliers in Kuwait are likely to be high, and mostly operate through capital expenditure. Kuwait's large state-controlled endowment of natural resource, pegged exchange rate regimes, and relative...

The Role for Counter-Cyclical Fiscal Policy in Singapore

The Role for Counter-Cyclical Fiscal Policy in Singapore »

Source: The Role for Counter-Cyclical Fiscal Policy in Singapore

Volume/Issue: 2009/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leif Eskesen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

ISBN: 9781451871555

Keywords: SVAR, expenditure, fiscal multipliers, fiscal stimulus, fiscal shocks,

Singapore's policymakers have often used fiscal policy as a counter-cyclical tool. Empirical results based on a structural autoregression framework suggest that fiscal policy can be used for demand management, alth...

The Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy in Stimulating Economic Activity

The Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy in Stimulating Economic Activity »

Source: The Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy in Stimulating Economic Activity : A Review of the Literature

Volume/Issue: 2002/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Selma Mahfouz , Richard Hemming , and Michael Kell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451874716

Keywords: economic activity, fiscal multipliers, government spending, expansionary fiscal contractions, expenditure, fiscal contraction, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

This paper reviews the theoretical and empirical literature on the effectiveness of fiscal policy. The focus is on the size of fiscal multipliers, and on the possibility that multipliers can turn negative (i.e., th...

How Strong are Fiscal Multipliers in the GCC?

How Strong are Fiscal Multipliers in the GCC? »

Source: How Strong are Fiscal Multipliers in the GCC?

Volume/Issue: 2011/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raphael Espinoza , and Abdelhak Senhadji

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455221059

Keywords: Gulf Cooperation Council, expenditure, capital expenditure, government expenditure, fiscal multipliers, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

The effectiveness of fiscal policy in smoothing the impact of shocks depends critically on the size of fiscal multipliers. This is particularly relevant for the GCC countries given the need for fiscal policy to cus...

Fiscal Policy Multipliers in Small States

Fiscal Policy Multipliers in Small States »

Source: Fiscal Policy Multipliers in Small States

Volume/Issue: 2019/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ali Alichi , Ippei Shibata , and Kadir Tanyeri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498303996

Keywords: Business cycles, Real interest rates, Exchange rate depreciation, Government consumption, Public investments, Government Spending, Fiscal Policy, Fiscal Multipliers., WEO, government investment

Government debt in many small states has risen beyond sustainable levels and some governments are considering fiscal consolidation. This paper estimates fiscal policy multipliers for small states using two distinct...

Financial Frictions and Stimulative Effects of Temporary Corporate Tax Cuts1

Financial Frictions and Stimulative Effects of Temporary Corporate Tax Cuts1 »

Source: Financial Frictions and Stimulative Effects of Temporary Corporate Tax Cuts

Volume/Issue: 2019/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): William Gbohoui , and Rui Castro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498300889

Keywords: Tax revenue, Business cycles, Flow of funds, Interest rate determination, Corporate income taxes, Corporate Tax Policy, Financing Frictions, Investment Dynamics, Fiscal Policy Multipliers, Firm Heterogeneity.

This paper uses an industry equilibrium model where some firms are financially constrained to quantify the effects of a transitory corporate tax cut funded by a future tax increase on the U.S. economy. It finds tha...

Kuwait
			: Selected Issues

Kuwait : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2011/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462327430.002

ISBN: 9781462327430

Keywords: government expenditure, expenditure, capital expenditure, fiscal multipliers

The expenditure multipliers in Kuwait are likely to be high, and mostly operate through capital expenditure. Kuwait's large state-controlled endowment of natural resource, pegged exchange rate regimes, and relative...