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Republic of Lithuania

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Source: Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463925253

Keywords: export performance, export growth, trading partner, exchange rate regimes, trade openness

This Selected Issues Paper quantifies the variability of tax elasticities in Lithuania using two alternative methods: rolling regressions and pooled mean group estimator. The analysis is motivated by the systematic...

Czech Republic, Republic of Estonia, Hungary, Republic of Latvia, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Poland, Slovak Republic, and Republic of Slovenia: Export Structure and Credit Growth

Czech Republic, Republic of Estonia, Hungary, Republic of Latvia, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Poland, Slovak Republic, and Republic of Slovenia: Export Structure and Credit Growth »

Source: Czech Republic, Republic of Estonia, Hungary, Republic of Latvia, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Poland, Slovak Republic, and Republic of Slovenia : Export Structure and Credit Growth

Volume/Issue: 2006/414

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451807110

Keywords: market share, market shares, world market, differentiated products

Of the new members entering the European Union (EU) in May 2004, several had achieved a decade of impressive export growth, expanding significantly their shares of world markets. The empirical analysis shows that o...

Issues in Central Bank Finance and Independence

Issues in Central Bank Finance and Independence »

Source: Issues in Central Bank Finance and Independence

Volume/Issue: 2008/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Åke Lönnberg , and Peter Stella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451868999

Keywords: central bank, national bank, reserve bank, inflation

Conventional economic policy models focus only on selected elements of the central bank balance sheet, in particular monetary liabilities and sometimes foreign reserves. The canonical model of an "independent" cent...

Friedman Redux

Friedman Redux »

Source: Friedman Redux : External Adjustment and Exchange Rate Flexibility

Volume/Issue: 2014/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh , Mahvash Qureshi , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498359245

Keywords: external dynamics, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, bilateral exchange rate, exchange rate flexibility, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

Milton Friedman argued that flexible exchange rates would facilitate external adjustment. Recent studies find surprisingly little robust evidence that they do. We argue that this is because they use composite (or a...

Regulatory Framework for Foreign Exchange Transactions

Regulatory Framework for Foreign Exchange Transactions »

Source: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2015

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513528793

Keywords: exchange, foreign exchange, exchange rate, currency, market

This section surveys the measures reported by members with respect to the regulatory framework for foreign exchange transactions from January 2014 through July 2015. The measures are divided into five major...

Member Countries’ Obligations and Status under Articles VIII and XIV

Member Countries’ Obligations and Status under Articles VIII and XIV »

Source: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2015

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513528793

Keywords: exchange, foreign exchange, exchange rate, currency, market

This section provides an overview of the status of IMF members’ acceptance of the obligations of Article VIII, Sections 2(a), 3, and 4, of the IMF’s Articles of Agreement and of the use of the transitional a...

Developments in Exchange Arrangements

Developments in Exchange Arrangements »

Source: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2015

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513528793

Keywords: exchange, foreign exchange, exchange rate, currency, market

Table 2 summarizes the detailed descriptions in the country chapters by reporting each IMF member country’s monetary policy framework as indicated by country officials and the classification of...

Tax Revenue Response to the Business Cycle1

Tax Revenue Response to the Business Cycle1 »

Source: Tax Revenue Response to the Business Cycle

Volume/Issue: 2010/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cemile Sancak , Jing Xing , and Ricardo Velloso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982145

Keywords: tax revenue forecasting, business cycle, tax revenue efficiency, C-efficiency, VAT elasticity, vat, tax revenue, tax evasion, tax base, tax burden,

This paper examines tax revenue during the business cycle by estimating the relationship between tax revenue efficiency and the output gap. We find a positive and significant relationship between these variables; r...

Appendix I Data and Definitions

Appendix I Data and Definitions »

Source: Experience with Large Fiscal Adjustments

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mark Horton , George Tsibouris , Wojciech Maliszewski , and Mark Flanagan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2006

ISBN: 9781589064584

Keywords: Fiscal management, expenditure, fiscal adjustment, expenditures, fiscal adjustments, fiscal policy

An adjustment episode is defined as any year or succession of years of uninterrupted improvement in the fiscal primary balance, and focuses on the consolidated central government (on a cash basi...

Appendix II Large Fiscal Adjustment Episodes

Appendix II Large Fiscal Adjustment Episodes »

Source: Experience with Large Fiscal Adjustments

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mark Horton , George Tsibouris , Wojciech Maliszewski , and Mark Flanagan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2006

ISBN: 9781589064584

Keywords: Fiscal management, expenditure, fiscal adjustment, expenditures, fiscal adjustments, fiscal policy

Table A2.1....