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The Macroeconomic Effects of Environmental Taxes

The Macroeconomic Effects of Environmental Taxes »

Source: The Macroeconomic Effects of Environmental Taxes : A Closer Look at the Feasibility of 'Win-Win' Outcomes

Volume/Issue: 1998/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jenny Ligthart

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

ISBN: 9781451849707

Keywords: Abatement, environmental taxes, double dividend, endogenous growth, green tax reform, optimal taxation, pollution., pollution, environment, environmental quality

This paper reviews recent literature on the macroeconomic effects of environmental taxes. It attempts to delineate the conditions under which a cleaner environment is compatible with attaining macroeconomic objecti...

Made in Mexico

Made in Mexico »

Source: Made in Mexico : Energy Reform and Manufacturing Growth

Volume/Issue: 2015/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Alvarez , and Fabian Valencia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498376426

Keywords: growth, energy reform, manufacturing output, gas, panel VAR, energy, prices, oil, Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods, Cross-Sectional Models

This paper assesses the real effects of the energy reform in Mexico by looking at its impact on manufacturing output through changes in energy prices. Using sub-sector and state-level manufacturing output data, alo...

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...

Too Cold, Too Hot, or Just Right? Assessing Financial Sector Development Across the Globe

Too Cold, Too Hot, or Just Right? Assessing Financial Sector Development Across the Globe »

Source: Too Cold, Too Hot, or Just Right? Assessing Financial Sector Development Across the Globe

Volume/Issue: 2013/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adolfo Barajas , Thorsten Beck , Era Dabla-Norris , and Reza Yousefi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2013

ISBN: 9781484351086

Keywords: Financial Development, Financial Sector Policies, Benchmarking, financial system, financial systems, financial sector, financial reform, stock market, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets

This paper introduces the concept of the financial possibility frontier as a constrained optimum level of financial development to gauge the relative performance of financial systems across the globe. This frontier...

Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment*

Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment* »

Source: Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment

Volume/Issue: 2012/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri , Lorenzo E. Bernal-Verdugo , and Dominique Guillaume

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781463938420

Keywords: Labor market, flexibility, reforms, labor market institutions, labor market flexibility, labor market policies, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment and Investment: Other

Using a sample of 97 countries spanning the period 1980?2008, we estimate that financial crises have a large negative impact on unemployment in the short term, but that this effect rapidly disappears in the medium...

The Macroeconomic Effects of Environmental Taxes
			: A Closer Look at the Feasibility of 'Win-Win' Outcomes

The Macroeconomic Effects of Environmental Taxes : A Closer Look at the Feasibility of 'Win-Win' Outcomes »

Volume/Issue: 1998/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jenny Ligthart

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451849707.001

ISBN: 9781451849707

Keywords: Abatement, environmental taxes, double dividend, endogenous growth, green tax reform, optimal taxation, pollution., pollution, environment, environmental quality

This paper reviews recent literature on the macroeconomic effects of environmental taxes. It attempts to delineate the conditions under which a cleaner environment is compatible with attaining macroeconomic objecti...

Made in Mexico
			: Energy Reform and Manufacturing Growth

Made in Mexico : Energy Reform and Manufacturing Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2015/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Alvarez , and Fabian Valencia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498376426.001

ISBN: 9781498376426

Keywords: growth, energy reform, manufacturing output, gas, panel VAR, energy, prices, oil, Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods, Cross-Sectional Models

This paper assesses the real effects of the energy reform in Mexico by looking at its impact on manufacturing output through changes in energy prices. Using sub-sector and state-level manufacturing output data, alo...

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...

Too Cold, Too Hot, or Just Right? Assessing Financial Sector Development Across the Globe

Too Cold, Too Hot, or Just Right? Assessing Financial Sector Development Across the Globe »

Volume/Issue: 2013/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adolfo Barajas , Thorsten Beck , Era Dabla-Norris , and Reza Yousefi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484351086.001

ISBN: 9781484351086

Keywords: Financial Development, Financial Sector Policies, Benchmarking, financial system, financial systems, financial sector, financial reform, stock market, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets

This paper introduces the concept of the financial possibility frontier as a constrained optimum level of financial development to gauge the relative performance of financial systems across the globe. This frontier...

Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment

Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment »

Volume/Issue: 2012/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri , Lorenzo E. Bernal-Verdugo , and Dominique Guillaume

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463938420.001

ISBN: 9781463938420

Keywords: Labor market, flexibility, reforms, labor market institutions, labor market flexibility, labor market policies, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment and Investment: Other

Using a sample of 97 countries spanning the period 1980?2008, we estimate that financial crises have a large negative impact on unemployment in the short term, but that this effect rapidly disappears in the medium...