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Slovakia's 2004 Tax and Welfare Reforms

Slovakia's 2004 Tax and Welfare Reforms »

Source: Slovakia's 2004 Tax and Welfare Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2005/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Moore

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451861525

Keywords: tax reform, Slovakia, tax system, tax rates, taxation, tax burden, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs,

The paper reviews Slovakia's comprehensive reforms to its taxation and welfare systems in 2004, including the introduction of a flat-rate income tax and single-rate value-added tax (VAT), and linkage of social bene...

To Starve or Not to Starve the Beast?

To Starve or Not to Starve the Beast? »

Source: To Starve or Not to Starve the Beast?

Volume/Issue: 2010/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Kumhof , Daniel Leigh , and Douglas Laxton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455205295

Keywords: Starve-the-beast, tax cuts, spending cuts, non-Ricardian behavior, welfare analysis, government spending, tax cut, capital income, National Deficit Surplus,

For thirty years prominent voices have advocated a policy of starving the beast cutting taxes to force government spending cuts. This paper analyzes the macroeconomic and welfare consequences of this policy using a...

Gender Budgeting in G7 Countries

Gender Budgeting in G7 Countries »

Source: Gender Budgeting in G7 Countries

Volume/Issue: 2017/021

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2017

ISBN: 9781498346849

Keywords: Financial management information systems, Personal income taxes, National budgets, Fiscal policy, Social welfare programs, gender-related, gender equality, PFM, advanced country, work history

At the request of the Italian Presidency of the G7, the IMF has prepared a paper on gender-budgeting as a contribution to the G7 initiative on equality. The paper provides an overview of gender-responsive budgeting...

Subsidy Reforms and Poverty Alleviation

Subsidy Reforms and Poverty Alleviation »

Source: Subsidy Reforms and Poverty Alleviation

Volume/Issue: 2001/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chandra Bhambhri , and Parkash Chander

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451854909

Keywords: subsidy, reforms, quality, deadweight loss, budgetary constraints, fiscal savings, fiscal balance, Consumer Economics: Theory, Publicly Provided Private Goods, Fiscal Policies And Behavior Of Economic Agents

This paper presents a general framework for characterizing the optimal pattern of subsidies for poverty alleviation under budgetary constraints and suggests possible reforms for the existing pattern of subsidies. T...

Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances

Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances »

Source: Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances

Volume/Issue: 2012/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bertrand Gruss , and Jose L. Torres

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463933814

Keywords: growth, entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial ability, Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment: General (includes Measurement and Data), Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General

In this paper we use a general equilibrium model with heterogeneous agents to assess the macroeconomic and welfare consequences in the United States of alternative fiscal policies over the medium-term. We find that...

Slovakia's 2004 Tax and Welfare Reforms

Slovakia's 2004 Tax and Welfare Reforms »

Volume/Issue: 2005/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Moore

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861525.001

ISBN: 9781451861525

Keywords: tax reform, Slovakia, tax system, tax rates, taxation, tax burden, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs,

The paper reviews Slovakia's comprehensive reforms to its taxation and welfare systems in 2004, including the introduction of a flat-rate income tax and single-rate value-added tax (VAT), and linkage of social bene...

To Starve or Not to Starve the Beast?

To Starve or Not to Starve the Beast? »

Volume/Issue: 2010/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Kumhof , Daniel Leigh , and Douglas Laxton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455205295.001

ISBN: 9781455205295

Keywords: Starve-the-beast, tax cuts, spending cuts, non-Ricardian behavior, welfare analysis, government spending, tax cut, capital income, National Deficit Surplus,

For thirty years prominent voices have advocated a policy of starving the beast cutting taxes to force government spending cuts. This paper analyzes the macroeconomic and welfare consequences of this policy using a...

Gender Budgeting in G7 Countries

Gender Budgeting in G7 Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2017/021

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346849.007

ISBN: 9781498346849

Keywords: Financial management information systems, Personal income taxes, National budgets, Fiscal policy, Social welfare programs, gender-related, gender equality, PFM, advanced country, work history

At the request of the Italian Presidency of the G7, the IMF has prepared a paper on gender-budgeting as a contribution to the G7 initiative on equality. The paper provides an overview of gender-responsive budgeting...

Subsidy Reforms and Poverty Alleviation

Subsidy Reforms and Poverty Alleviation »

Volume/Issue: 2001/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chandra Bhambhri , and Parkash Chander

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854909.001

ISBN: 9781451854909

Keywords: subsidy, reforms, quality, deadweight loss, budgetary constraints, fiscal savings, fiscal balance, Consumer Economics: Theory, Publicly Provided Private Goods, Fiscal Policies And Behavior Of Economic Agents

This paper presents a general framework for characterizing the optimal pattern of subsidies for poverty alleviation under budgetary constraints and suggests possible reforms for the existing pattern of subsidies. T...

Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances

Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances »

Volume/Issue: 2012/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bertrand Gruss , and Jose L. Torres

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463933814.001

ISBN: 9781463933814

Keywords: growth, entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial ability, Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment: General (includes Measurement and Data), Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General

In this paper we use a general equilibrium model with heterogeneous agents to assess the macroeconomic and welfare consequences in the United States of alternative fiscal policies over the medium-term. We find that...