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Promoting Fiscal Discipline

Promoting Fiscal Discipline »

Series: Books

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , and Teresa Ter-Minassian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066090.071

ISBN: 9781589066090

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, fiscal performance, fiscal rules, fiscal discipline

Fiscal discipline is essential to improve and sustain economic performance, maintain macroeconomic stability, and reduce vulnerabilities. Discipline is especially important if countries, industrial as well as devel...

Caribbean Renewal
			: Tackling Fiscal and Debt Challenges

Caribbean Renewal : Tackling Fiscal and Debt Challenges »

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Amo Yartey , and Therese Turner-Jones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484369142.071

ISBN: 9781484369142

Keywords: public debt, debt reduction, fiscal consolidation, debt restructuring, fiscal policy

Caribbean economies face high and rising debt-to-GDP ratios that jeopardize prospects for medium-term debt sustainability and growth. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the challenges of fiscal consolid...

Fiscal Policy, Stabilization, and Growth in Developing Countries

Fiscal Policy, Stabilization, and Growth in Developing Countries »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750341.071

ISBN: 9781557750341

Keywords: inflation, trade taxes, fiscal policy, fiscal deficit, tax revenue

Edited by Mario I. Blejer and Ke-young Chu, this book investigates linkages among components of the public sector, as well as between macro and micro aspects of fiscal policy, in developing countries. It presents 1...

How to Measure the Fiscal Deficit

How to Measure the Fiscal Deficit »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557751928.071

ISBN: 9781557751928

Keywords: inflation, central bank, payments, credit, fiscal policy

Fiscal policy seeks to equilibrate the public sector's financing needs with the private sector's demand for investment and a sustainable balance of payments. Correct measurement of the public sector's net use of re...

Post-Bubble Blues
			: How Japan Responded to Asset Price Collapse

Post-Bubble Blues : How Japan Responded to Asset Price Collapse »

Series: Books

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758729.071

ISBN: 9781557758729

Keywords: debt, loans, interest, creditors, fiscal policy

What caused Asia's largest economy, once the envy of the world, to lag behind many of the other industrial countries? And why did it take so long for Japan to recover from the bursting of its asset price bubble of...

Who Will Pay? Coping with Aging Societies, Climate Change, and Other Long-Term Fiscal Challenges

Who Will Pay? Coping with Aging Societies, Climate Change, and Other Long-Term Fiscal Challenges »

Series: Books

Author(s): Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062238.071

ISBN: 9781589062238

Keywords: pension, fiscal policy, tax rates, public debt, fiscal sustainability

Aging populations. Weather shocks. Scarce water. Globalization. Security threats. Policymakers today confront a number of developments that threaten to burden public budgets for decades to come, or bankrupt some en...

Oil Wealth in Central Africa
			: Policies for Inclusive Growth

Oil Wealth in Central Africa : Policies for Inclusive Growth »

Series: Books

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , and Sharmini Coorey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353766.071

ISBN: 9781616353766

Keywords: fiscal policy, per, public investment, expenditure, fiscal stance

Despite its vast oil wealth, central Africa still struggles to sustain strong, inclusive economic growth and to generate sufficient employment opportunities, particularly for its fast-growing youth population. Draw...

Public Financial Management and Its Emerging Architecture

Public Financial Management and Its Emerging Architecture »

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Cangiano , Teresa Curristine , and Michel Lazare

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475531091.071

ISBN: 9781475531091

Keywords: decentralization, fiscal rules, rules, expenditure, public investment

The first two decades of the twenty-first century have witnessed an influx of innovations and reforms in public financial management. The current wave of reforms is markedly different from those in the past, owing...

Government Budgeting and Expenditure Controls
			: Theory and Practice

Government Budgeting and Expenditure Controls : Theory and Practice »

Series: Books

Author(s): A. Premchand

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934256.071

ISBN: 9780939934256

Keywords: expenditure, expenditures, inflation, public expenditure, fiscal policy

This book, written by A. Premchand, offers a comprehensive review of fiscal policies and their implications for budgeting and expenditure controls. It provides an in-depth discussion of techniques, procedures, and...

Fiscal Policies and Gender Equality

Fiscal Policies and Gender Equality »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513590363.071

ISBN: 9781513590363

Keywords: Gender equality, gender equality; gender budgeting; fiscal policies; tax spending

Historically, women around the world have had fewer opportunities than men in education, employment, health care, and politics. The moral argument for gender equality is clear, and the economic evidence is mounting...