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Norway: Selected Issues

Norway: Selected Issues »

Source: Norway : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/197

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451829815

Keywords: common, actual inflation, inflationary pressures, inflation performance

This Selected Issues paper analyzes core and idiosyncratic inflation in Norway. The paper provides estimates of underlying inflation, using a statistical technique to decompose inflation and a measure of core infla...

Alternative Fiscal Rules for Norway

Alternative Fiscal Rules for Norway »

Source: Alternative Fiscal Rules for Norway

Volume/Issue: 2007/241

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Leigh , and Etibar Jafarov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

ISBN: 9781451868043

Keywords: pension, pension spending, fiscal position, retirement

This paper considers long-term fiscal policy options in Norway, the world's fifth largest oil exporter, in light of the substantial expected increase in pension outlays. It compares the current fiscal rule, which t...

Apéndice I. Países ricos en hidrocarburos y minerales; 2000–05

Apéndice I. Países ricos en hidrocarburos y minerales; 2000–05 »

Source: Guía sobre la transparencia del ingreso proveniente de los recursos naturales

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2008

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781589067059

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6 Environmental Accounting: A Framework for Assessment and Policy Integration

6 Environmental Accounting: A Framework for Assessment and Policy Integration »

Source: Macroeconomics and the Environment

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557755360

Keywords: environment, environmental policies, environmental degradation, natural resources, national accounts

WCED, 1987). There can be hardly any doubt about the existence of interdependence between issues and policies of population, poverty, environment, and economic performance and gr...

5 How the Environment Affects the Macroeconomy

5 How the Environment Affects the Macroeconomy »

Source: Macroeconomics and the Environment

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557755360

Keywords: environment, environmental policies, environmental degradation, natural resources, national accounts

Ranis and Schultz, 1988). The same is true of more recent surveys (e.g., Balasubramanian and Lall, 1991). Those texts that have taken the environment on board provide a welcome r...

Devaluation, Relative Prices, and International Trade Evidence from Developing Countries

Devaluation, Relative Prices, and International Trade Evidence from Developing Countries »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 42 No. 2

Volume: 42

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

ISBN: 9781451947205

Keywords: public investment, rate of growth, government spending, fixed effects, random effects

This paper develops an endogenous growth model of the influence of public investment, public transfers, and distortionary taxation on the rate of economic growth. The growth–enhancing effects of investment i...

Natural Resource Endowments, Governance, and the Domestic Revenue Effort

Natural Resource Endowments, Governance, and the Domestic Revenue Effort »

Source: Natural Resource Endowments, Governance, and the Domestic Revenue Effort : Evidence from a Panel of Countries

Volume/Issue: 2008/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Thornton , Fabian Bornhorst , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870282

Keywords: hydrocarbon revenues, domestic revenue effort, government revenue, equation, statistics, autocorrelation,

The recent development literature stresses that countries that receive large revenues from natural resource endowments typically raise less revenue from domestic taxation, and that this creates governance problems...

Oil Shocks in a Global Perspective

Oil Shocks in a Global Perspective »

Source: Oil Shocks in a Global Perspective : Are they Really That Bad?

Volume/Issue: 2011/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tobias Rasmussen , and Agustin Roitman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462305254

Keywords: Oil importing economies, Oil shock episodes, Emerging and developing countries, Recycling of petrodollars, oil exporters, oil shock, oil importers, oil imports, International Economics: General, International Finance: General

Using a comprehensive global dataset, we outline stylized facts characterizing relationships between crude oil prices and macroeconomic developments across the world. Approaching the data from several angles, we fi...

Fiscal Policy Rules for Oil-Producing Countries

Fiscal Policy Rules for Oil-Producing Countries »

Source: Fiscal Policy Rules for Oil-Producing Countries : A Welfare-Based Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2009/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wojciech Maliszewski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451872736

Keywords: nonrenewable resource, oil producers, oil, permanent income, social welfare, welfare function, social welfare function, welfare functions, social welfare functions,

The paper presents numerical simulations of various fiscal rules for oil-producing countries. Welfare implications are sensitive to the choice of the social welfare function, initial conditions, and non-oil growth...

Côte d'Ivoire: Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative

Côte d'Ivoire: Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative »

Source: Côte d'Ivoire : Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative: Completion Point Document and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative; Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2012/170

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475506266

Keywords: debt, external debt, debt relief, creditors, debt service

In April 2009, the Boards of Executive Directors of the International Development Association (IDA) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreed that Côte d'Ivoire had met the requirements for reaching the deci...