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Capital Flows and Financial Stability

Capital Flows and Financial Stability »

Source: Capital Flows and Financial Stability : Monetary Policy and Macroprudential Responses

Volume/Issue: 2011/189

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Filiz Unsal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462307272

Keywords: macroprudential policies, inflation, capital goods, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The resumption of capital flows to emerging market economies since mid 2009 has posed two sets of interrelated challenges for policymakers: (i) to prevent capital flows from exacerbating overheating pressures and c...

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...

Macroeconomic Adjustment and Reform in Planned Economies

Macroeconomic Adjustment and Reform in Planned Economies »

Source: Macroeconomic Adjustment and Reform in Planned Economies

Volume/Issue: 1990/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1990

ISBN: 9781451981568

Keywords: excess demand, foreign trade, macroeconomic stabilization, domestic prices, credit policy

This paper examines the relationship between macroeconomic stabilization and market-oriented reform in planned economies. It emphasizes that market-oriented reform should enhance the likelihood that adjustment to e...

The Role of Fiscal Transparency in Sustaining Growth and Stability in Latin America*

The Role of Fiscal Transparency in Sustaining Growth and Stability in Latin America* »

Source: The Role of Fiscal Transparency in Sustaining Growth and Stability in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2007/220

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Taryn Parry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451867848

Keywords: Macroeconomic stability, fiscal policy, fiscal activities, contingent liabilities, decentralization,

Latin America has experienced a resurgence in growth in recent years. However, it is also a region that has been prone to crises while growth has not delivered a significant reduction in poverty and inequality. Mai...

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...

The Size of Government and U.S.-European Differences in Economic Performance

The Size of Government and U.S.-European Differences in Economic Performance »

Source: The Size of Government and U.S.-European Differences in Economic Performance

Volume/Issue: 2009/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gerwin Bell , and Norikazu Tawara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872392

Keywords: Macroeconomics, labor supply, labor market, unemployment, employment, labor market policies,

An influential strand of recent research has claimed that large governments in European countries explain their weaker long-term economic performance compared to the U.S. On the other hand, despite these alleged co...

No Business Taxation Without Model Representation

No Business Taxation Without Model Representation »

Source: No Business Taxation Without Model Representation : Adding Corporate Income and Cash Flow Taxes to GIMF

Volume/Issue: 2017/259

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benjamin Carton , Emilio Fernández Corugedo , and Benjamin Hunt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484326015

Keywords: tax policy; business taxation; financial accelerator; corporate leverage; dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models; macroeconomic interdependence; tax policy; business taxation; dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models; macroeconomic interdependence; Forecasting and Simulation; Monetary Policy (Targets; Instruments; and Effects); Open Economy Macroeconomics

The Global Integrated Monetary and Fiscal model (GIMF) is a multi-region, forward-looking, DSGE model developed at the International Monetary Fund for policy analysis and international economic research. This paper...

Inflation News and Euro Area Inflation Expectations

Inflation News and Euro Area Inflation Expectations »

Source: Inflation News and Euro Area Inflation Expectations

Volume/Issue: 2018/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Juan Angel Garcia , and Sebastian Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484363010

Keywords: Inflation, Monetary policy, Central banks and their policies, market-based inflation expectations, macroeconomic news, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

Do euro area inflation expectations remain well-anchored? This paper finds that the protracted period of low (and below-target) inflation in the euro area since 2013 has weakened their anchoring. Testing their sens...

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...