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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...

Beyond Adjustment
			: The Asian Experience

Beyond Adjustment : The Asian Experience »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1988

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750006.071

ISBN: 9781557750006

Keywords: public enterprise, public enterprises, export promotion, export performance, balance of payments

This book, edited by Paul Streeten, examines the ends and means of adjustment, aspects of trade policy, and lessons from the experience of South and East Asia, as well as comparing the debt situations of Asian and...

Sri Lanka: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Sri Lanka: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Sri Lanka : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/337

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451972542

Keywords: political instability, growth performance, international monetary fund, human capital, public sector

This Selected Issues paper on Sri Lanka reviews several issues that highlight both Sri Lanka's accomplishments and their policy constraints amidst a protracted period of civil conflict and political instability. Hi...

Sri Lanka: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Sri Lanka: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Sri Lanka : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/337

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451972542

Keywords: political instability, growth performance, international monetary fund, human capital, public sector

This Selected Issues paper on Sri Lanka reviews several issues that highlight both Sri Lanka's accomplishments and their policy constraints amidst a protracted period of civil conflict and political instability. Hi...

Sri Lanka: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Sri Lanka: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Sri Lanka : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/337

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451972542

Keywords: political instability, growth performance, international monetary fund, human capital, public sector

This Selected Issues paper on Sri Lanka reviews several issues that highlight both Sri Lanka's accomplishments and their policy constraints amidst a protracted period of civil conflict and political instability. Hi...

Sri Lanka: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Sri Lanka: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Sri Lanka : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/337

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451972542

Keywords: political instability, growth performance, international monetary fund, human capital, public sector

This Selected Issues paper on Sri Lanka reviews several issues that highlight both Sri Lanka's accomplishments and their policy constraints amidst a protracted period of civil conflict and political instability. Hi...

Selected WTO Rules and Some Implications for Fund Policy Advice

Selected WTO Rules and Some Implications for Fund Policy Advice »

Source: Selected WTO Rules and Some Implications for Fund Policy Advice

Volume/Issue: 1996/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thierry Buchs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1996

ISBN: 9781451921113

Keywords: export subsidies, export performance, trade-related investment, trade-related investment measures, transition economies

The paper surveys six WTO agreements selected on the basis of their potential relevance for Fund-supported programs, namely Customs Valuation, Subsidies, Safeguards, Antidumping, Trade-Related Investment Measures,...

Finance in Lower Income Countries

Finance in Lower Income Countries »

Source: Finance in Lower Income Countries : An Empirical Exploration

Volume/Issue: 2005/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Poonam Gupta , Thierry Tressel , and Enrica Detragiache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451861860

Keywords: Financial development, financial sector, banking, deposit insurance, financial sector performance, banking system,

This paper considers how a comprehensive set of factors relates to financial sector performance in low-income countries (LICs). It finds that corruption and inflation are associated with a shallower and less effici...

Private Saving Accelerations1

Private Saving Accelerations1 »

Source: Private Saving Accelerations

Volume/Issue: 2014/223

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Ebeke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498368490

Keywords: Private saving, accelerations, economic performance, saving, savings, volatility, investment, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

Domestic private saving rates have been on a declining trend in many Emerging Markets (EMs), raising questions about countries' ability to generate sufficient domestic resources to finance investment. This paper ex...

Determinants of Government Efficiency

Determinants of Government Efficiency »

Source: Determinants of Government Efficiency

Volume/Issue: 2008/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hauner , and Annette Kyobe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451870862

Keywords: Public sector performance, institutions, expenditure, health spending, public spending, health sector, health expenditure,

We compile the first large cross-country panel dataset of public sector performance and efficiency, encompassing 114 countries on all income levels from 1980 to 2006, with about 1,800 country-year observations for...