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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.

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...

IMF Policy Paper: Financing for Development: Revisiting the Monterrey Consensus

IMF Policy Paper: Financing for Development: Revisiting the Monterrey Consensus »

Source: Financing For Development - Revisiting the Monterrey Consensus

Volume/Issue: 2015/031

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2015

ISBN: 9781498344449

Keywords: Developing countries, Official development assistance, Economic growth, Sustainable development, Environmental sustainability, Development financing, IMF, develop country, policy action, policy space

2015 is set to be a pivotal year for the international development agenda, with agreements to be reached on the objectives and policies for promoting development that is economically, socially, and environmentally...

IMF Executive Board Discusses “Financing for Development”

IMF Executive Board Discusses “Financing for Development” »

Source: Financing For Development - Revisiting the Monterrey Consensus

Volume/Issue: 2015/031

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2015

ISBN: 9781498344449

Keywords: Developing countries, Official development assistance, Economic growth, Sustainable development, Environmental sustainability, Development financing, IMF, develop country, policy action, policy space

2015 is set to be a pivotal year for the international development agenda, with agreements to be reached on the objectives and policies for promoting development that is economically, socially, and environmentally...

IMF Executive Board Discusses “Financing for Development”

IMF Executive Board Discusses “Financing for Development” »

Source: Financing For Development - Revisiting the Monterrey Consensus

Volume/Issue: 2015/031

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2015

ISBN: 9781498344449

Keywords: Developing countries, Official development assistance, Economic growth, Sustainable development, Environmental sustainability, Development financing, IMF, develop country, policy action, policy space

2015 is set to be a pivotal year for the international development agenda, with agreements to be reached on the objectives and policies for promoting development that is economically, socially, and environmentally...

Pursuing Women's Economic Empowerment

Pursuing Women's Economic Empowerment »

Source: Pursuing Women's Economic Empowerment

Volume/Issue: 2018/029

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2018

ISBN: 9781498308526

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Labor force participation, Low-income developing countries, Labor market reforms, Gross national product, gender gap, gender inequality, gender equality, IMF, inequality

"The economic and social imperative for women's economic empowerment is clear. Greater gender equality boosts economic growth and leads to better development outcomes. It contributes to reducing income inequality a...

Some Policy Lessons from Country Applications of the DIG and DIGNAR Models

Some Policy Lessons from Country Applications of the DIG and DIGNAR Models »

Source: Some Policy Lessons from Country Applications of the DIG and DIGNAR Models

Volume/Issue: 2019/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Gurara , Giovanni Melina , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302883

Keywords: National income, Social safety nets, Economic growth, Public investment programs, Public investments, Natural resources, Public Investment, Debt Sustainability, Small Open DSGE Models, Developing Countries.

Over the past seven years, the DIG and DIGNAR models have complemented the IMF and World Bank debt sustainability framework (DSF) analysis, over 65 country applications. They have provided useful insights in the co...

A Partial Race to the Bottom

A Partial Race to the Bottom »

Source: A Partial Race to the Bottom : Corporate Tax Developments in Emerging and Developing Economies

Volume/Issue: 2012/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Junhyung Park , Sukhmani Bedi , S. M. Ali Abbas , and Alexander Klemm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463933135

Keywords: Effective Tax Rates, Corporate Income Tax, Special Economic Zones, Low-Income Countries, Developing Economies, tax rate, tax competition, corporate tax, tax revenues, Business Taxes and Subsidies including sales and value-added (VAT),

This paper assembles a new dataset on corporate income tax regimes in 50 emerging and developing economies over 1996-2007 and analyzes their impact on corporate tax revenues and domestic and foreign investment. It...

Staff Note for the G-20-A Guiding Framework for Structural Reforms

Staff Note for the G-20-A Guiding Framework for Structural Reforms »

Source: Staff Note for the G-20-A Guiding Framework for Structural Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2016/001

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 2016

ISBN: 9781498345798

Keywords: Demand, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Group of Twenty, Monetary policy, Supply and demand, Development, Total factor productivity

This note responds to a request from the G20 for IMF assistance in helping develop priorities and guiding principles for structural reforms. Structural reforms have long been a central element of the G20's strategy...

Fiscal Policy and Employment in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Fiscal Policy and Employment in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Source: Fiscal Policy and Employment in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Volume/Issue: 2012/042

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2012

ISBN: 9781498340458

Keywords: Demand, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Employment, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Labor markets, Labor supply, Tax policy, Labor market institutions

This paper discusses tax and expenditure policy reforms to raise employment. Using data for 58 advanced and emerging economies, the paper provides a unified assessment of tax and expenditure measures that have usua...

Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks for Resource-Rich Developing Countries - Background Paper 1

Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks for Resource-Rich Developing Countries - Background Paper 1 »

Source: Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks for Resource-Rich Developing Countries - Background Paper 1

Volume/Issue: 2012/069

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2012

ISBN: 9781498339988

Keywords: Background papers, Botswana, Chile, Conditionality, Developing countries, Fiscal policy, Mongolia, Natural resources, Oil revenues, Sovereign wealth funds

This paper provides deeper insights on a few themes with regard to the experience with macroeconomic management in resource-rich developing countries (RRDCs). First, some stylized facts on the performance of these...