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Regional Economic Outlook, November 2006, Western Hemisphere

Regional Economic Outlook, November 2006, Western Hemisphere »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065949.086

ISBN: 9781589065949

Keywords: fiscal impulse, commodity prices, public debt, fiscal policy, fiscal impulses

This Western Hemisphere Regional Economic Outlook covers the United States, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The report reviews recent economic developments, discusses the economic outlook, and outlines ri...

Ajustement budgétaire
			: principes directeurs

Ajustement budgétaire : principes directeurs »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 1996

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755810.054

ISBN: 9781557755810

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, fiscal adjustment, fiscal deficit, fiscal balance, fiscal policies, tax system, public expenditure, tax administration, fiscal stance

This pamphlet considers some of the issues and concerns that underlie the IMF's approach to fiscal adjustment-namely, the ways governments can use their fiscal stabilization and structural policies to achieve macro...

Fiscal Policy Rules

Fiscal Policy Rules »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): George Kopits , and Steven Symansky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757043.017

ISBN: 9781557757043

Keywords: fiscal policy, fiscal rules, public debt, fiscal policy rules, fiscal rule

What are fiscal policy rules? What are the principal benefits and drawbacks associated with various fiscal rules, particularly compared with alternative approaches to fiscal adjustment? Can fiscal rules contribute...

Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships

Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , Gerd Schwartz , and Richard Hemming

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2007

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065468.051

ISBN: 9781589065468

Keywords: public debt, fiscal targets, public finance, fiscal risk

Over the past three decades, public spending on infrastructure, as a share of GDP, has been on the decline worldwide. Although the link between infrastructure investment and economic growth is not yet fully underst...

Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships

Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Richard Hemming , Gerd Schwartz , and Bernardin Akitoby

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2007

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065475.051

ISBN: 9781589065475

Keywords: public debt, fiscal targets, public finance, fiscal risk

Over the past three decades, public spending on infrastructure, as a share of GDP, has been on the decline worldwide. Although the link between infrastructure investment and economic growth is not yet fully underst...

Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships

Public Investment and Public-Private Partnerships »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , Gerd Schwartz , and Richard Hemming

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2007

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065482.051

ISBN: 9781589065482

Keywords: public debt, fiscal targets, public finance, fiscal risk

Over the past three decades, public spending on infrastructure, as a share of GDP, has been on the decline worldwide. Although the link between infrastructure investment and economic growth is not yet fully underst...

Fiscal Monitor, November 2010
			: Fiscal Exit: From Strategy to Implementation

Fiscal Monitor, November 2010 : Fiscal Exit: From Strategy to Implementation »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): Philip Gerson , and Manmohan Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616350475.089

ISBN: 9781616350475

Keywords: public debt, vat, fiscal adjustment, fiscal policy, debt ratios

With increasing fiscal challenges in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, multilateral surveillance of fiscal developments, a key part of the IMF's surveillance responsibilities, has gained further importa...

World Economic Outlook, September 2011
			: Slowing Growth, Rising Risks

World Economic Outlook, September 2011 : Slowing Growth, Rising Risks »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351199.081

ISBN: 9781616351199

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, current account, fiscal policy, fiscal consolidation

The September 2011 edition of the World Economic Outlook assesses the prospects for the global economy, which is now in a dangerous new phase. Global activity has weakened and become more uneven, confidence has fal...

Fiscal Monitor, April 2012
			: Balancing Fiscal Policy Risks

Fiscal Monitor, April 2012 : Balancing Fiscal Policy Risks »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352486.089

ISBN: 9781616352486

Keywords: fiscal policy, central bank, public debt, fiscal adjustment

Overall, fiscal risks remain elevated, according to this issue, although there are signs that in some key respects they are less acute than six months ago. Past efforts with fiscal consolidation are beginning to be...

Rules-Based Fiscal Policy in France, Germany, Italy, and Spain

Rules-Based Fiscal Policy in France, Germany, Italy, and Spain »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Teresa Daban Sanchez , Steven Symansky , Gian Milesi-Ferretti , Enrica Detragiache , and Gabriel Di Bella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062160.084

ISBN: 9781589062160

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, fiscal rules, expenditures, public debt

Fiscal rules can help to counteract the deficits and spending biases that too often originate in the political process. Rules that constrain spending--rather than the balance--allow fiscal policy to be countercycli...