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Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068506.084

ISBN: 9781589068506

Keywords: Budgets, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Financial institutions, Public finance, Pension funds, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Fiscal stability, financial sector, deposit insurance

The economic and financial crisis is affecting the fiscal accounts of virtually every country. Public sector support for the financial system, fiscal stimulus and the automatic stabilizers, as well as the revenue d...

Fiscal Impulse

Fiscal Impulse »

Source: Fiscal Impulse

Volume/Issue: 1991/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Garry Schinasi , and Mark Lutz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1991

ISBN: 9781451851441

Keywords: fiscal impulse, fiscal impulses, budget balance, expenditure

The concept of fiscal impulse is defined, discussed, and differentiated from measures that attempt to summarize the macroeconomic effects of fiscal policy. Two methodologies are briefly discussed and their correspo...

Jahresbericht 1996

Jahresbericht 1996 »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 1996

Language: German

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755971.011

ISBN: 9781557755971

Keywords: inflation, current account, central bank, monetary policy, balance of payments, current account balance, current account deficit, external debt, repurchases, general resources account

The Annual Report to the Board of Governors reviews the IMF's activities, policies, and organization, as well as the world economy, with emphasis on balance of payments problems, international and emerging capital...

Fiscal Deficit and Public Debt in Industrial Countries, 1970-19941/

Fiscal Deficit and Public Debt in Industrial Countries, 1970-19941/ »

Source: Fiscal Deficit and Public Debt in Industrial Countries, 1970-1994

Volume/Issue: 1995/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Domenico Fanizza , and Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1995

ISBN: 9781451846782

Keywords: public debt, fiscal deficit, fiscal deficits, government deficit, fiscal balance

This paper assembles a set of relevant fiscal data, for both the individual countries and for the aggregate G-7 and 18 industrial countries, which covers a period long enough to allow an assessment of trends and th...

A Modern History of Fiscal Prudence and Profligacy

A Modern History of Fiscal Prudence and Profligacy »

Source: A Modern History of Fiscal Prudence and Profligacy

Volume/Issue: 2013/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , Rafael Romeu , Ariel Binder , and Asad Zaman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2013

ISBN: 9781616357825

Keywords: fiscal balance, fiscal policy response, fiscal prudence, Deficit,

We draw on a newly collected historical dataset of fiscal variables for a large panel of countries-to our knowledge, the most comprehensive database currently available-to gauge the degree of fiscal prudence or pro...

Boom-Bust Phases in Asset Prices and Fiscal Policy Behavior

Boom-Bust Phases in Asset Prices and Fiscal Policy Behavior »

Source: Boom-Bust Phases in Asset Prices and Fiscal Policy Behavior

Volume/Issue: 2004/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ludger Schuknecht , and Albert Jaeger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451847543

Keywords: Boom-bust cycles, cyclical adjustment, deficit bias, fiscal balances, expenditure, fiscal balance, expenditure growth,

Boom and bust phases in asset prices have become a pervasive feature of macroeconomic developments in many advanced economies. This paper studies fiscal policy during boom-bust phases in asset prices and draws seve...

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...

Structural Balances and All That

Structural Balances and All That »

Source: Structural Balances and All That : Which Indicators to Use in Assessing Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2002/101

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nigel Chalk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

ISBN: 9781451852523

Keywords: Structural balances, weighted budget balance, fiscal position, expenditure, fiscal impulse, aggregate demand, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, And General Outlook, Fiscal Policies And Behavior Of Economic Agents

Structural indicators of a country's fiscal position are regularly used as estimates of both discretionary changes in fiscal policy and the effect of fiscal policy on aggregate demand. This paper looks at such indi...

A Strategy for Renormalizing Fiscal and Monetary Policies in Advanced Economies

A Strategy for Renormalizing Fiscal and Monetary Policies in Advanced Economies »

Source: A Strategy for Renormalizing Fiscal and Monetary Policies in Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 2009/22

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Carlo Cottarelli , and José Vinãls

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2009

ISBN: 9781455278459

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Global financial crisis, policy response, fiscal stimulus, fiscal sustainability, debt sustainability, exit strategies, monetary policy, central bank balance sheet, financial sector support

In response to the worst economic crisis since the 1930s, government budgets and central banks have provided substantial support for aggregate demand and for the financial sector. In the process, fiscal balances ha...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2009

ISBN: 9781589068506

Keywords: Budgets, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Financial institutions, Public finance, Pension funds, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Fiscal stability, financial sector, deposit insurance

The financial and economic crisis is affecting the fiscal accounts of virtually all IMF members through several channels. First, many countries have supported the financial sector directly, primarily through...