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Tax Reform in the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Tax Reform in the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Liam Ebrill

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758026.084

ISBN: 9781557758026

Keywords: tax administration, tax policy, tax administrations, tax system, tax reform

This paper provides an overview of the recent revenue performance in the Baltics, Russia, and other countries of the former Soviet Union, and a survey of these countries efforts to modify tax policy in line with th...

Modernizing China
			: Investing in Soft Infrastructure

Modernizing China : Investing in Soft Infrastructure »

Series: Books

Author(s): W. Raphael Lam , Markus Rodlauer , and Alfred Schipke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2017

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475583625.071

ISBN: 9781475583625

Keywords: China, China, People's Republic of, Economic reforms, reforms, economic success, growth model, policy frameworks, markets, market economy, soft infrastructure

China is at a critical juncture in its economic transformation as it tries to rebalance what is generally seen as an exhausted growth model. A unifying theme across the reforms that will deliver this transformation...

Modernizing China
			: Investing in Soft Infrastructure

Modernizing China : Investing in Soft Infrastructure »

Series: Books

Author(s): W. Raphael Lam , Markus Rodlauer , and Alfred Schipke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513539942.071

ISBN: 9781513539942

Keywords: Economic reforms, reforms, economic success, growth model, policy frameworks, markets, market economy, soft infrastructure, institutions, rebalancing

China is at a critical juncture in its economic transformation as it tries to rebalance what is generally seen as an exhausted growth model. A unifying theme across the reforms that will deliver this transformation...

Transition to Market
			: Studies in Fiscal Reform

Transition to Market : Studies in Fiscal Reform »

Series: Books

Author(s): Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1994

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557754035.071

ISBN: 9781557754035

Keywords: Fiscal reforms, Markets, Transition economies, privatization, tax administration, tax system, taxation, tax reform, state budget, tax rates

IMF economists work closely with member countries on a variety of issues. Their unique perspective on country experiences and best practices on global macroeconomic issues are often shared in the form of books on d...

Making Fiscal Decentralization Work
			: Cross-Country Experiences

Making Fiscal Decentralization Work : Cross-Country Experiences »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Annalisa Fedelino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069855.084

ISBN: 9781589069855

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Intergovernmental fiscal relations, decentralization, fiscal decentralization, subnational governments, intergovernmental fiscal, fiscal relations

The question of what makes fiscal decentralization work is faced by many policymakers around the world. This book draws on both the relevant literature and policy and technical advice provided by the IMF to a wide...

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...

Macroeconomic Implications of Financial Dollarization
			: The Case of Uruguay

Macroeconomic Implications of Financial Dollarization : The Case of Uruguay »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): R. Gelos , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , and Marco Piñón-Farah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067271.084

ISBN: 9781589067271

Keywords: Dollarization, Banking sector, Exchange rate regimes, External sector, Fiscal sustainability, Fiscal reforms, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, foreign currency

Uruguay has experienced a remarkable recovery since the 2002 crisis, supported by sound policies and favorable external conditions. With the framework put in place in 2002, Uruguay abandoned an exchange rate peg in...

L'ajustement budgétaire comme instrument de stabilité et de croissance

L'ajustement budgétaire comme instrument de stabilité et de croissance »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): James Daniel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 November 2006

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066021.054

ISBN: 9781589066021

Keywords: fiscal policy, fiscal adjustment, expenditure, public expenditure, aggregate demand, inflation, fiscal consolidation, public spending, health care, fiscal affairs

The pamphlet (which updates the 1995 Guidelines for Fiscal Adjustment) presents the IMF's approach to fiscal adjustment, and focuses on the role that sound government finances play in promoting macroeconomic stabil...

Reflating Japan

Reflating Japan »

Source: Reflating Japan : Time to Get Unconventional?

Volume/Issue: 2016/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elif Arbatli , Dennis Botman , Kevin Clinton , Pietro Cova , Vitor Gaspar , Zoltan Jakab , Douglas Laxton , Constant Lonkeng Ngouana , Joannes Mongardini , and Hou Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475523140

Keywords: Japan; monetary policy; fiscal policy; incomes policy; structural reforms

Japan has ambitious economic goals: 3 percent nominal growth; 2 percent inflation; and a primary budget surplus. Abenomics has employed the three arrows of monetary, fiscal and structural policies, but the goals re...

Fiscal Reform Over Ten Years of Transition

Fiscal Reform Over Ten Years of Transition »

Source: Fiscal Reform Over Ten Years of Transition

Volume/Issue: 2000/113

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Tsibouris , and Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451853698

Keywords: fiscal reform, transition, tax system, tax revenue, tax administrations, tax policy, tax policy reform, Economic Reform,

This paper analyzes fiscal reforms in transition economies during the decade leading up to 1998. The paper argues that macroeconomic stabilization, price liberalization and privatization—the core reforms vis...