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International Coordination of Fiscal Policies

International Coordination of Fiscal Policies »

Source: International Coordination of Fiscal Policies : A Review of Some Major Issues

Volume/Issue: 1988/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 1988

ISBN: 9781451960235

Keywords: fiscal policy, fiscal expansion, fiscal coordination, fiscal deficit, fiscal policies

International coordination of macroeconomic policies has attracted much attention in recent years. The main issue has been whether economic performance can be improved by coordination Although it is still a controv...

A Simple Method to Compute Fiscal Multipliers1

A Simple Method to Compute Fiscal Multipliers1 »

Source: A Simple Method to Compute Fiscal Multipliers

Volume/Issue: 2014/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicoletta Batini , Luc Eyraud , and Anke Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498357999

Keywords: fiscal multipliers, fiscal shocks, fiscal shock, fiscal measures, General,

Fiscal multipliers are important tools for macroeconomic projections and policy design. In many countries, little is known about the size of multipliers, as data availability limits the scope for empirical research...

A Balancing Act

A Balancing Act »

Source: A Balancing Act : Reform Options for Paraguay's Fiscal Responsibility Law

Volume/Issue: 2016/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio David , and Natalija Novta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475555158

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Fiscal responsibility law, Fiscal rules, Paraguay, Fiscal Rules; Fiscal Governance; Paraguay, Fiscal Governance

Paraguay faces a trade-off between building fiscal credibility and amending the existing fiscal rule to accommodate infrastructure investment and provide space for countercyclical policies. In this paper, we discus...

The Implications of Fiscal Conditions and Growing Internationalization for Monetary Policies and Financial Market Conditions1/

The Implications of Fiscal Conditions and Growing Internationalization for Monetary Policies and Financial Market Conditions1/ »

Source: The Implications of Fiscal Conditions and Growing Internationalization for Monetary Policies and Financial Market Conditions

Volume/Issue: 1988/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 1988

ISBN: 9781451970135

Keywords: monetary policy, monetary authorities, fiscal conditions, fiscal policy, fiscal variables

The paper argues that the endogenous behavior of monetary authorities provides an important channel through which fiscal policy influences financial variables, and that growing internationalization has increased th...

The Challenge of Debt Reduction during Fiscal Consolidation

The Challenge of Debt Reduction during Fiscal Consolidation »

Source: The Challenge of Debt Reduction during Fiscal Consolidation

Volume/Issue: 2013/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Eyraud , and Anke Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475553864

Keywords: fiscal multipliers, fiscal policy, fiscal tightening, Quantitative Policy Modeling, General,

Studies suggest that fiscal multipliers are currently high in many advanced economies. One important implication is that fiscal tightening could raise the debt ratio in the short term, as fiscal gains are partly wi...

Measuring the Performance of Fiscal Policy in Russia

Measuring the Performance of Fiscal Policy in Russia »

Source: Measuring the Performance of Fiscal Policy in Russia

Volume/Issue: 2005/241

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451862607

Keywords: Russia, optimal fiscal policy, expenditure, fiscal stance, fiscal balance, taxation,

This paper evaluates the performance of fiscal policy in Russia since the 1998 crisis along several dimensions, using a variety of indicators. Russia has progressed tremendously in recent years on public debt susta...

Restraining Yourself

Restraining Yourself »

Source: Restraining Yourself : Fiscal Rules and Stabilization

Volume/Issue: 1994/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Barry Eichengreen , and Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1994

ISBN: 9781451954708

Keywords: Fiscal stabilization, fiscal restraints, local government, fiscal balance

State budgets in the United States played a significant macroeconomic role in the 1970s and 1980s, and the level of cyclical responsiveness was affected by the severity of statutory and constitutional fiscal restra...

Do Subnational Fiscal Rules Foster Fiscal Discipline? New Empirical Evidence from Europe1

Do Subnational Fiscal Rules Foster Fiscal Discipline? New Empirical Evidence from Europe1 »

Source: Do Subnational Fiscal Rules Foster Fiscal Discipline? New Empirical Evidence from Europe

Volume/Issue: 2016/84

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ananya Kotia , and Victor Lledo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484322031

Keywords: Fiscal policy, fiscal rules, fiscal discipline, intergovernmental relations, Europe

This paper studies how fiscal rules interact with the intergovernmental fiscal framework to foster fiscal discipline among European subnational governments. We use political variables describing the fiscal attitude...

Fiscal Policy in Pakistan Since 1970

Fiscal Policy in Pakistan Since 1970 »

Source: Fiscal Policy in Pakistan Since 1970

Volume/Issue: 1992/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1992

ISBN: 9781451949506

Keywords: fiscal deficit, inflation, fiscal deficits, fiscal deficit reduction

The analysis in this paper suggests that the large fiscal deficits that Pakistan has experienced over most of the period since 1970 led to some crowding out of private investment, resulting in slower output growth...

Fiscal Multipliers for Brazil

Fiscal Multipliers for Brazil »

Source: Fiscal Multipliers for Brazil

Volume/Issue: 2016/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Troy Matheson , and Joana Pereira

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

ISBN: 9781484307892

Keywords: Fiscal policy, fiscal multipliers, public credit

We find historical fiscal multipliers for Brazil around 0.5, larger than what existing literature typically identifies for the average emerging market. However, spending and public credit multipliers seem to have d...