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Promoting Fiscal Transparency the Complementary Roles of the Imf, Financial Markets and Civil Society

Promoting Fiscal Transparency the Complementary Roles of the Imf, Financial Markets and Civil Society »

Source: Promoting Fiscal Transparency the Complementary Roles of the Imf, Financial Markets and Civil Society

Volume/Issue: 2003/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Murray Petrie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2003

ISBN: 9781451860139

Keywords: budget transparency, fiscal data, fiscal transparency assessments, budget activities, Public Economics: General,

This paper explores initiatives to date by the IMF, financial markets, and civil society organizations to assess and utilize information on fiscal transparency. The results of surveys and interviews of rating agenc...

What Transparency Can Do When Incentives Fail

What Transparency Can Do When Incentives Fail »

Source: What Transparency Can Do When Incentives Fail : An Analysis of Rent Capture

Volume/Issue: 2006/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elisabeth Paul , and Era Dabla-Norris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451864069

Keywords: incentives, wages, budget constraint, wage, fiscal transparency, fiscal management,

This paper analyzes the pervasiveness and persistence of rent seeking, misgovernance, and public sector inefficiency in many developing and transition economies. We formalize evidence from country experiences and e...

The Political Economy of Fiscal Transparency and Independent Fiscal Councils*

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Source: The Political Economy of Fiscal Transparency and Independent Fiscal Councils

Volume/Issue: 2017/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roel Beetsma , Xavier Debrun , and Randolph Sloof

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484315552

Keywords: Fiscal transparency, Fiscal transparency, Fiscal policy, Political economy, Public debt, Econometric models, Independent fiscal councils, partisan bias, opportunistic bias, competence

The global surge in independent fiscal councils (IFCs) raises three related questions: How can IFCs improve the conduct of fiscal policy? Are they simultaneously desirable for voters and elected policymakers? And a...

Good, Bad or Ugly?on the Effects of Fiscal Rules with Creative Accounting

Good, Bad or Ugly?on the Effects of Fiscal Rules with Creative Accounting »

Source: Good, Bad or Ugly?on the Effects of Fiscal Rules with Creative Accounting

Volume/Issue: 2000/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2000

ISBN: 9781451858563

Keywords: Fiscal rules, creative accounting, budget transparency, budget rule, budget deficit, fiscal rule

Do fiscal rules likely lead to fiscal adjustment, or do they encourage the use of ‘creative accounting’? This question is studied with a model in which fiscal rules are imposed on ‘measured&#x2...

Fiscal Transparency, Borrowing Costs, and Foreign Holdings of Sovereign Debt1

Fiscal Transparency, Borrowing Costs, and Foreign Holdings of Sovereign Debt1 »

Source: Fiscal Transparency, Borrowing Costs, and Foreign Holdings of Sovereign Debt

Volume/Issue: 2018/189

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laurent Kemoe , and Zaijin Zhan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484373835

Keywords: Fiscal transparency, International financial markets, Borrowing costs, Emerging market economies, General, General

This paper explores the effects of fiscal transparency on the borrowing costs of 33 emerging and developing economies (EMs), and on foreign demand for their sovereign debt. Using multiple indicators, including a co...

Financial Globalization and Fiscal Perfomance in Emerging Markets

Financial Globalization and Fiscal Perfomance in Emerging Markets »

Source: Financial Globalization and Fiscal Perfomance in Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2005/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hauner , and Manmohan Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451862317

Keywords: interest rate spreads, external debt, fiscal transparency, debt service, fiscal impact, National Government Expenditures And Related Policies,

In recent years financial globalization and benign global market conditions have helped emerging markets in their external financing and budgetary positions. This paper examines three related issues: (i) the import...

Fiscal Transparency and the Performance of Government Financial Assets1

Fiscal Transparency and the Performance of Government Financial Assets1 »

Source: Fiscal Transparency and the Performance of Government Financial Assets

Volume/Issue: 2015/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mike Seiferling , and Shamsuddin Tareq

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2015

ISBN: 9781498353953

Keywords: stock-flow adjustments, holding gains on government financial assets, government portfolios of equities and investment fund shares, transparency, stock, equity, portfolios, General, Deficit, fiscal transparency,

Stock-flow adjustments are typically measured as the difference between changes in gross debt and deficits. These are interpreted as a proxy for unexplained fiscal discrepancies, and often associated with a lack of...

Budgetary Transparency for Public Expenditure Control

Budgetary Transparency for Public Expenditure Control »

Source: Budgetary Transparency for Public Expenditure Control

Volume/Issue: 2001/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Franco Reviglio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451842517

Keywords: Public expenditure control, political systems and public expenditure reforms, taxation and unemployment, GSP implementation versus budgetary gimmicks, budgetary transparency in Italy, public expenditure, expenditure, fiscal constraints, expenditure management, fiscal policy

This paper explains why EMU countries seem unable or unwilling to undertake structural reforms of public expenditure. One of the reasons is political. What public expenditure reforms might be pursued without changi...

Promoting Fiscal Transparency the Complementary Roles of the Imf, Financial Markets and Civil Society

Promoting Fiscal Transparency the Complementary Roles of the Imf, Financial Markets and Civil Society »

Volume/Issue: 2003/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Murray Petrie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860139.001

ISBN: 9781451860139

Keywords: budget transparency, fiscal data, fiscal transparency assessments, budget activities, Public Economics: General,

This paper explores initiatives to date by the IMF, financial markets, and civil society organizations to assess and utilize information on fiscal transparency. The results of surveys and interviews of rating agenc...

What Transparency Can Do When Incentives Fail
			: An Analysis of Rent Capture

What Transparency Can Do When Incentives Fail : An Analysis of Rent Capture »

Volume/Issue: 2006/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elisabeth Paul , and Era Dabla-Norris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864069.001

ISBN: 9781451864069

Keywords: incentives, wages, budget constraint, wage, fiscal transparency, fiscal management,

This paper analyzes the pervasiveness and persistence of rent seeking, misgovernance, and public sector inefficiency in many developing and transition economies. We formalize evidence from country experiences and e...