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How Does Conditional Aid (Not) Work?

How Does Conditional Aid (Not) Work? »

Source: How Does Conditional Aid (Not) Work?

Volume/Issue: 2002/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodney Ramcharan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451859324

Keywords: policy reform, policy conditionality, conditional lending, subsidy,

Does policy conditionality worsen domestic welfare, as governments are forced to attempt unpopular reforms resulting in damaging protests, or does conditionality help implement reforms that otherwise would have bee...

Any Link Between Legal Central Bank Independence and Inflation? Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean

Any Link Between Legal Central Bank Independence and Inflation? Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Any Link Between Legal Central Bank Independence and Inflation? Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2005/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Jácome , and Francisco Vazquez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451860948

Keywords: structural reform, Latin America, central bank, central banks, monetary policy, monetary fund, Latin Amercia,

This paper reviews central bank legislation in 24 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean during the 1990s. Using panel regressions, we find a negative relationship between legal central bank independence (CBI...

Tax Systems Under Fiscal Adjustment

Tax Systems Under Fiscal Adjustment »

Source: Tax Systems Under Fiscal Adjustment : A Dynamic CGE Analysis of the Brazilian Tax Reform

Volume/Issue: 2005/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Victor Lledo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451861617

Keywords: Tax reform, Computable general equilibrium, Brazil., tax system, tax revenues, tax burden, Computable General Equilibrium Models, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General

This paper uses a dynamic computable general equilibrium model (CGE) to analyze the macroeconomic and redistributive effects of replacing turnover and financial transaction taxes in Brazil by a consumption tax. In...

Macroeconomic Volatility

Macroeconomic Volatility »

Source: Macroeconomic Volatility : The Policy Lessons from Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2006/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anoop Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451864267

Keywords: Macroeconomic volatility, growth cycles, banking and currency crises, structural reform, fiscal frameworks, inflation, public debt, debt ratio, foreign currency, central bank

The recent recovery in Latin America has been impressive but also raises the question whether this represents a fundamental break with the region's history of boom-bust cycles. The paper traces how this history of...

Clusters As a Driving Engine for FDI

Clusters As a Driving Engine for FDI »

Source: Clusters As a Driving Engine for FDI

Volume/Issue: 2005/193

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Etienne Yehoue

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862126

Keywords: Clusters, backward and forward linkages, FDI, policy reforms, foreign investors, investors, foreign investment, foreign investor, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, International Factor Movements and International Business: General

This paper develops a model that highlights the importance of clusters for attracting foreign direct investment. It shows from a game theoretical perspective how the combination of setting up a cluster and implemen...

How Does Conditional Aid (Not) Work?

How Does Conditional Aid (Not) Work? »

Volume/Issue: 2002/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodney Ramcharan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859324.001

ISBN: 9781451859324

Keywords: policy reform, policy conditionality, conditional lending, subsidy,

Does policy conditionality worsen domestic welfare, as governments are forced to attempt unpopular reforms resulting in damaging protests, or does conditionality help implement reforms that otherwise would have bee...

Any Link Between Legal Central Bank Independence and Inflation? Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean

Any Link Between Legal Central Bank Independence and Inflation? Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2005/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Jácome , and Francisco Vazquez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860948.001

ISBN: 9781451860948

Keywords: structural reform, Latin America, central bank, central banks, monetary policy, monetary fund, Latin Amercia,

This paper reviews central bank legislation in 24 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean during the 1990s. Using panel regressions, we find a negative relationship between legal central bank independence (CBI...

Tax Systems Under Fiscal Adjustment
			: A Dynamic CGE Analysis of the Brazilian Tax Reform

Tax Systems Under Fiscal Adjustment : A Dynamic CGE Analysis of the Brazilian Tax Reform »

Volume/Issue: 2005/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Victor Lledo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861617.001

ISBN: 9781451861617

Keywords: Tax reform, Computable general equilibrium, Brazil., tax system, tax revenues, tax burden, Computable General Equilibrium Models, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General

This paper uses a dynamic computable general equilibrium model (CGE) to analyze the macroeconomic and redistributive effects of replacing turnover and financial transaction taxes in Brazil by a consumption tax. In...

Macroeconomic Volatility
			: The Policy Lessons from Latin America

Macroeconomic Volatility : The Policy Lessons from Latin America »

Volume/Issue: 2006/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anoop Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864267.001

ISBN: 9781451864267

Keywords: Macroeconomic volatility, growth cycles, banking and currency crises, structural reform, fiscal frameworks, inflation, public debt, debt ratio, foreign currency, central bank

The recent recovery in Latin America has been impressive but also raises the question whether this represents a fundamental break with the region's history of boom-bust cycles. The paper traces how this history of...

Clusters As a Driving Engine for FDI

Clusters As a Driving Engine for FDI »

Volume/Issue: 2005/193

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Etienne Yehoue

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862126.001

ISBN: 9781451862126

Keywords: Clusters, backward and forward linkages, FDI, policy reforms, foreign investors, investors, foreign investment, foreign investor, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, International Factor Movements and International Business: General

This paper develops a model that highlights the importance of clusters for attracting foreign direct investment. It shows from a game theoretical perspective how the combination of setting up a cluster and implemen...