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Taking Down the Wall: Transition and Inequality

Taking Down the Wall: Transition and Inequality »

Source: Taking Down the Wall: Transition and Inequality

Volume/Issue: 2020/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik , and Carolina Correa-Caro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513527871

Keywords: Income inequality, Economic reforms, Economic growth, Demographic indicators, Income distribution, fiscal policy, transition economies, WP, Gini coefficient, Gini

This paper investigates the main determinants of income inequality in transition countries during the period 1990-2018. To this end, we address a major methodological challenge that lies at the core of the cross-co...

Republic of Belarus

Republic of Belarus »

Source: Republic of Belarus : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2005/217

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451805185

Keywords: fiscal activities, quasi-fiscal activities, fiscal impulse, budget balance, transition economies

This Selected Issues paper highlights the growth process in Belarus, seeking to identify its main sources and assess its sustainability. It complements the IMF staff report, which placed considerable emphasis on ma...

The IMF and Russia in the 1990's

The IMF and Russia in the 1990's »

Source: The IMF and Russia in the 1990's

Volume/Issue: 2004/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Odling-Smee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451857344

Keywords: Economic transition, macroeconomic policy, Russia, inflation, monetary policy, monetary fund, fiscal policies, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: General

This paper explains the IMF's impact on economic policies in Russia, focusing on where the IMF made a difference. The Russian economic and political leadership essentially determined economic policies. The IMF's in...

Macroeconomic and Structural Policies in Fund-Supported Programs - Review of Experience

Macroeconomic and Structural Policies in Fund-Supported Programs - Review of Experience »

Source: Macroeconomic and Structural Policies in Fund-Supported Programs - Review of Experience

Volume/Issue: 2004/047

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2004

ISBN: 9781498330008

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes, Financial programs, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Structural adjustment, Balance of payments, Consumer price indexes, Monetary policy, Financial crises, Central bank autonomy, non-transition

A Fund-supported program is a package of envisaged policies which, combined with approved financing, is expected to achieve certain economic objectives such as fostering macroeconomic stability and orderly external...

Quota Formula Review - Additional Considerations

Quota Formula Review - Additional Considerations »

Source: Quota Formula Review - Additional Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2012/020

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 April 2012

ISBN: 9781498339902

Keywords: Developing countries, Emerging markets, Gross domestic product, Quota calculations, Quota distribution, Quota formulas, Reserves, Economic stabilization, Small open economies, International investment position

In July, the Executive Board held its second formal discussion on the quota formula review. Directors agreed on the principles that should guide the review and the importance of meeting the January 2013 deadline, a...

Transition Economies

Transition Economies »

Source: Transition Economies : How Appropriate is the Size and Scope of Government?

Volume/Issue: 2001/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451847628

Keywords: reform, size of government, public spending, expenditure, expenditures, government spending, public expenditures, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: Planning, Coordination, and Reform,

This paper assesses changes in the size and scope of government in 24 transition economies. Whereas these governments have retrenched in terms of public expenditures in relation to GDP, as well as public employment...

IMF Policy Paper: Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria

IMF Policy Paper: Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria »

Source: Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria

Volume/Issue: 2001/100

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2001

ISBN: 9781451959772

Keywords: Labor market institutions, Labor market policy, Labor market regulations, Real sector, Labor market reforms, ISCR, CR, ALMPs, Baltics, transition economy

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

IMF Policy Paper: Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria

IMF Policy Paper: Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria »

Source: Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria

Volume/Issue: 2001/100

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2001

ISBN: 9781451959772

Keywords: Labor market institutions, Labor market policy, Labor market regulations, Real sector, Labor market reforms, ISCR, CR, ALMPs, Baltics, transition economy

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Arab Countries in Transition - An Update on Economic Outlook and Key Challenges

Arab Countries in Transition - An Update on Economic Outlook and Key Challenges »

Source: Arab Countries in Transition - An Update on Economic Outlook and Key Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2014/022

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2014

ISBN: 9781498343459

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Regional Economic Outlook, Transition economies, Tunisia, Yemen, Economic conditions

Despite uneven progress, there are early signs of improvement and macroeconomic stabilization in some Arab Countries in Transition (ACTs). 1 However, persistently weak growth and subdued private investment amid hei...

Performance Budgeting

Performance Budgeting »

Source: Performance Budgeting : Managing the Reform Process

Volume/Issue: 2003/33

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451845204

Keywords: budget reform, emerging economies, budget management, budget office, budget systems, budget system, Macroeconomic - Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, and General Outlook, Analysis of Collective Decision-Making

This paper reviews the role of accounting in budget system reform from the perspective of emerging economies who wish to adopt the OECD's performance budgeting reforms. While many OECD countries, pursuing the refor...