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Fiscal Monitor, April 2019

Curbing Corruption

The April 2019 edition of Fiscal Monitor is focused on two broad themes: fiscal policy in a fast-changing global economy and curbing corruption.

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616354138.084

ISBN: 9781616354138

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Government expenditures, Pension reforms, Pensions, pension, retirement, pension spending, public pension

Pension reform is high on the policy agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies. In advanced economies the challenge is generally to contain future increases in public pension spending as the population...

Fiscal Monitor, April 2019
			: Curbing Corruption

Fiscal Monitor, April 2019 : Curbing Corruption »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498302180.089

ISBN: 9781498302180

Keywords: Corruption, Corruption in politics. Economic aspects, Economic growth, Economic stabilization, Economic integration, Tax revenue, Fiscal policy, inclusive growth, global integration, fiscal outlook

This report discusses fiscal policies to prepare for the next downturn and foster long-term inclusive growth by adapting to changing demographics, advancing technology, and deepening global integration. It also cov...

World Economic Outlook, October 2018
			: Challenges to Steady Growth

World Economic Outlook, October 2018 : Challenges to Steady Growth »

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 January 2019

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484382844.081

ISBN: 9781484382844

Keywords: Inflation rates, Inflation, Inflation targeting, Inflation research, Inflation risk, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Gross domestric product growth, Output growth, Global Financial Stability Risks, International trade

Global growth for 2018-19 is projected to remain steady at its 2017 level, but its pace is less vigorous than projected in April and it has become less balanced. Downside risks to global growth have risen in the pa...

Fiscal Rules for Resource Windfall Allocation

Fiscal Rules for Resource Windfall Allocation »

Source: Fiscal Rules for Resource Windfall Allocation : The Case of Trinidad and Tobago

Volume/Issue: 2016/188

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Keyra Primus

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475536775

Keywords: Optimal Fiscal Policy, Resource Windfalls, Resource-Rich Developing Countries

Managing resource revenues is a critical policy issue for small open resource-rich countries. This paper uses an open economy dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model to analyze the transmission of resource pri...

A Probabilistic Approach to Fiscal Space and Prudent Debt Level

A Probabilistic Approach to Fiscal Space and Prudent Debt Level »

Source: A Probabilistic Approach to Fiscal Space and Prudent Debt Level : Application to Low-Income Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2016/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olumuyiwa Adedeji , Calixte Ahokpossi , Claudio Battiati , and Mai Farid

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475523607

Keywords: Fiscal space, debt dynamics, low-income developing countries

What constitutes fiscal space or a prudent level of debt to conduct countercyclical policy while ensuring debt sustainability? This paper addresses the question by exploring the relationship between debt dynamics,...

Key Trends in Implementing the Fund's Transparency Policy

Key Trends in Implementing the Fund's Transparency Policy »

Source: Key Trends in Implementing the Fund's Transparency Policy

Volume/Issue: 2015/044

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2015

ISBN: 9781498344272

Keywords: Low-income developing countries, Developing countries, Exchange rate regimes, Monetary unions, Emerging markets, article IV consultation, article IV, publication rate, low-income develop country, currency union

At the time of the 2005 Review of the Fund's Transparency Policy, the Executive Board requested regular updates on trends in implementing the transparency policy. The tables in this report provide an overview of re...

Can Statistical Capacity Building Help Reduce Procyclical Fiscal Policy in Developing Countries?

Can Statistical Capacity Building Help Reduce Procyclical Fiscal Policy in Developing Countries? »

Source: Can Statistical Capacity Building Help Reduce Procyclical Fiscal Policy in Developing Countries?

Volume/Issue: 2016/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sampawende Tapsoba , Robert York , and Neree Noumon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552003

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Procyclicality, Capacity building, Budget institutions, Developing countries

Few papers have attempted to assess the role of 'capacity,' especially in the area of macroeconomic statistics. Consequently, we make an attempt to advance this literature through the construction of a 'statistical...

How to Notes: How to Organize Central Securities Depositories in Developing Markets—Key Considerations

How to Notes: How to Organize Central Securities Depositories in Developing Markets—Key Considerations »

Source: How to Organize Central Securities Depositories in Developing Markets : Key Considerations

Volume: 19

Series: IMF How To Notes

Author(s): Froukelien Wendt , Peter Katz , and Alice Zanza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484397312

Keywords: Securities markets, Securities regulations, Depositories, Developing countries, Monetary policy

The key objective of this note is to support authorities in their decision making about the optimal organization of central securities depositories (CSDs) in their country. For the purpose of this note, a CSD is de...

Managing Director's Statement to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on Financing Sustainable Development-Key Policy Issues and the Role of the Fund

Managing Director's Statement to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on Financing Sustainable Development-Key Policy Issues and the Role of the Fund »

Source: Managing Director's Statement to the International Monetary and Financial Committee on Financing Sustainable Development-Key Policy Issues and the Role of the Fund

Volume/Issue: 2015/021

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2015

ISBN: 9781498344678

Keywords: Financial sector development, Economic conditions, Official development assistance, Economic cooperation, Developing countries, IMF, develop country, MDGs, FCS, global economy

2015 is a pivotal year-a year when the international community will commit to a shared vision on goals for international development through 2030 and beyond. Achieving these Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) wil...

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2016

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9787504979971.084

ISBN: 9787504979971

Keywords: Pension reforms, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Pensions, Government expenditures, Cross country analysis, emerging market economies, retirement, pensions, pension spending

Pension reform is high on the policy agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies. In advanced economies the challenge is generally to contain future increases in public pension spending as the population...