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Growth Following Investment and Consumption-Driven Current Account Crises

Growth Following Investment and Consumption-Driven Current Account Crises »

Source: Growth Following Investment and Consumption-Driven Current Account Crises

Volume/Issue: 2013/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Klemm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484321898

Keywords: current account deficit, current accounts, current account surpluses

Current account deficits imply increasing liabilities to the rest of the world. External sustainability then depends on whether these can be met in the future without defaulting, i.e., normally through trade accoun...

Gender Bias in Tax Systems

Gender Bias in Tax Systems »

Source: Gender Bias in Tax Systems

Volume/Issue: 1996/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Janet Stotsky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1996

ISBN: 9781451852226

Keywords: gender bias, tax systems, income taxes, personal income tax, married women, Fiscal Affairs Department,

This paper examines the nature of gender bias in tax systems. Gender bias takes both explicit and implicit forms. Explicit gender bias is found in many personal income tax systems. Several countries, especially tho...

Exports, Inflation, and Growth

Exports, Inflation, and Growth »

Source: Exports, Inflation, and Growth

Volume/Issue: 1997/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thorvaldur Gylfason

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451854138

Keywords: Trade, Natural Resources, Economic Growth, export ratio, closed economies, open economies, high inflation

This paper identifies some of the main determinants of exports and economic growth in cross-sectional data from the World Bank, covering 160 countries in the period 1985-1994. First, the linkages between the propen...

2011 Spillover Report—Selected Issues

2011 Spillover Report—Selected Issues »

Source: Euro Area Policies : Spillover Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation and Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/185

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462339549

Keywords: spillovers, bond, financial markets, financial market, financial sector, Euro Area Policies:,

The euro area (EA) plays a major role in the global economy. Market perceptions of events in the EA program countries illustrate the possibility of large spillovers from the area in times of stress. The prospect of...

Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy »

Source: Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2012/8

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): David Coady , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504828

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Developed countries, Developing countries, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Income inequality, Income distribution, Taxation, Unemployment, tax

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...

Systemic Banking Crises Database: An Update

Systemic Banking Crises Database: An Update »

Source: Systemic Banking Crises Database : An Update

Volume/Issue: 2012/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabian Valencia , and Luc Laeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475505054

Keywords: banking, banking crises, recapitalization, bank claims, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General

We update the widely used banking crises database by Laeven and Valencia (2008, 2010) with new information on recent and ongoing crises, including updated information on policy responses and outcomes (i.e. fiscal c...

chapter 2 VAT Rates

chapter 2 VAT Rates »

Source: Value Added Tax : International Practice and Problems

Series: Books

Author(s): Alan Tait

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1988

ISBN: 9781557750129

Keywords: vat, sales tax, sales taxes, retail sales tax, farmers

And though each spring doe adde to love new heate, As princes doe in times of action get New taxes, and remit them not in peace, No winter shall abate the spr...

chapter 18 Concluding Remarks

chapter 18 Concluding Remarks »

Source: Value Added Tax : International Practice and Problems

Series: Books

Author(s): Alan Tait

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1988

ISBN: 9781557750129

Keywords: vat, sales tax, sales taxes, retail sales tax, farmers

In general, no field of taxation has seen so much nonsensical discussion than the value-added tax. —John F. Due, Hearings Before the Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congre...

chapter 1 Why a Value-Added Tax?

chapter 1 Why a Value-Added Tax? »

Source: Value Added Tax : International Practice and Problems

Series: Books

Author(s): Alan Tait

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1988

ISBN: 9781557750129

Keywords: vat, sales tax, sales taxes, retail sales tax, farmers

The latest innovation is the value-added tax. Its emergence in France illustrates the process by which a sort of continuing ferment of improvisation now and then gives rise to an invention of th...

chapter 6 Retailers and Other Small Traders

chapter 6 Retailers and Other Small Traders »

Source: Value Added Tax : International Practice and Problems

Series: Books

Author(s): Alan Tait

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1988

ISBN: 9781557750129

Keywords: vat, sales tax, sales taxes, retail sales tax, farmers

So, Nat’ralists observe, a Flea Hath smaller Fleas that on him prey; And these have smaller fleas to bite ’em, And so proceed ad infinitum. —Jonat...