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Fiscal Policy in the Smaller Industrial Countries, 1972-82

Fiscal Policy in the Smaller Industrial Countries, 1972-82 »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1986

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934539.071

ISBN: 9780939934539

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal policy, government expenditure, total expenditure, expenditure growth

Written by Gisli Blondal, former Advisor in the IMF's Fiscal Affairs Department, the book examines the fiscal policy pursued by 13 of the smaller industrial countries over the period 1972-82....

Iceland

Iceland »

Source: Iceland : Technical Assistance Report on a New Organic Budget Law

Volume/Issue: 2012/4

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463932480

Keywords: budget law, fiscal strategy, annual budget, fiscal objectives

This technical assistance report on Iceland focuses on a new organic budget law (OBL). In designing a new OBL, it is important to preserve good features of Iceland's current legal framework for budgeting. At the sa...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/297

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451819335

Keywords: fiscal rule, public debt, exchange rate

Given its small size and openness, the Icelandic economy has been subject to large shocks. Systematic coordination of monetary and fiscal policy, however, could help improve the inflation-output variability trade-o...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/297

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451819335

Keywords: fiscal rule, public debt, exchange rate

Given its small size and openness, the Icelandic economy has been subject to large shocks. Systematic coordination of monetary and fiscal policy, however, could help improve the inflation-output variability trade-o...

Iceland

Iceland »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/90

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503128

Keywords: expenditure, expenditure growth, fiscal objectives, expenditures

This selected issues paper on Iceland reports that since mid-2009, Iceland has undergone a heavily frontloaded fiscal consolidation program to bring government finances to a sustainable level. To maintain the adjus...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/90

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503128

Keywords: expenditure, expenditure growth, fiscal objectives, expenditures

This selected issues paper on Iceland reports that since mid-2009, Iceland has undergone a heavily frontloaded fiscal consolidation program to bring government finances to a sustainable level. To maintain the adjus...

Toward a Robust Fiscal Framework for Iceland

Toward a Robust Fiscal Framework for Iceland »

Source: Toward a Robust Fiscal Framework for Iceland : Motivation and Practical Suggestions

Volume/Issue: 2007/235

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anthony Annett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

ISBN: 9781451867992

Keywords: procyclicality, expenditure, total expenditure, fiscal rules, fiscal framework,

Expenditure in Iceland, especially related to the government wage bill, has tended to move in a procyclical manner, related to the fragmentation of political decision making. Iceland's elevated macroeconomic volati...

An Exploration of the Private Sector Response to Changes in Government Saving Across OECD Countries

An Exploration of the Private Sector Response to Changes in Government Saving Across OECD Countries »

Source: An Exploration of the Private Sector Response to Changes in Government Saving Across OECD Countries

Volume/Issue: 2001/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451849066

Keywords: intergenerational fiscal balance, Ricardian effects, expenditures, expenditure, fiscal adjustments, fiscal position, Integenerational Fiscal Balance,

Several recent papers have examined the response of national saving to changes in fiscal policy. This paper uses knowledge about the intergenerational fiscal position of a country to determine whether this informat...

From Systemic Banking Crises to Fiscal Costs

From Systemic Banking Crises to Fiscal Costs »

Source: From Systemic Banking Crises to Fiscal Costs : Risk Factors

Volume/Issue: 2015/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Amaglobeli , Nicolas End , Mariusz Jarmuzek , and Geremia Palomba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513529356

Keywords: fiscal costs, banking, banking crises, debt, public debt, bank, General,

This paper examines the risk factors associated with fiscal costs of systemic banking crises using cross-country data. We differentiate between immediate direct fiscal costs of government intervention (e.g., recapi...

Fiscal Space1

Fiscal Space1 »

Source: Fiscal Space

Volume/Issue: 2010/11

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , Atish Ghosh , Jun Kim , and Mahvash Qureshi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455228010

Keywords: Developed countries, Debt management, Public debt, Fiscal sustainability, Fiscal policy, fiscal sustainability, debt dynamics, debt, interest, primary balance

In this note, the authors reexamine the issue of debt sustainability in a large group of advanced economies. Their hypothesis is that, when debt is in a moderate range, its dynamics are sustainable in the sense tha...