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Underlying Factors Driving Fiscal Effort in Emerging Market Economies

Underlying Factors Driving Fiscal Effort in Emerging Market Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2005/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Taimur Baig , and Abdul Abiad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861259.001

ISBN: 9781451861259

Keywords: fiscal effort, institutional variables, democratic accountability, fiscal adjustment, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Other,

Using a panel dataset of 34 emerging market countries for the period 1990-2002, we examine the roles of various economic, political, and institutional variables in determining fiscal effort, as proxied by the prima...

The West Bank and Gaza
			: Economic Performance, Prospects, and Policies:  Achieving Prosperity and Confronting Demographic Challenges

The West Bank and Gaza : Economic Performance, Prospects, and Policies: Achieving Prosperity and Confronting Demographic Challenges »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060357.071

ISBN: 9781589060357

Keywords: employment, tfp, exchange rate, trucks, expenditure

This is the latest in a series of economic reports by staff economists in the IMF's Middle Eastern Department. This book discusses the latest economic data coming out of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, with a particu...

Israel
			: Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics:  Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency; Banking Supervision; Securities Supervision; and Payments Systems

Israel : Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency; Banking Supervision; Securities Supervision; and Payments Systems »

Volume/Issue: 2001/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451819472.002

ISBN: 9781451819472

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, payment systems, payment system, bank of israel

The recent government administrations and the Bank of Israel (BOI) are determined to obtain and preserve a stable currency and macroeconomic environment, in addition to deepening the financial sector. The BOI plays...

Israel
			: Financial System Stability Assessment

Israel : Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2001/164

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451819540.002

ISBN: 9781451819540

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, payment systems, payment system, bank of israel, Isrel,

The Israeli financial system has been growing strong in the wake of a twin process of disinflation and structural transformation. The Bank of Israel plays a key role in liquidity management and absorbing liquidity...

Building on Progress
			: Reform and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa

Building on Progress : Reform and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756251.071

ISBN: 9781557756251

Keywords: trade liberalization, financial sector, uruguay round, banking, oil countries

Countries in the Middle East and North Africa region have unprecedented opportunities for transforming their economies through accelerated economic growth, but the countries themselves must ensure the necessary con...

Yugoslav Inflation and Money

Yugoslav Inflation and Money »

Volume/Issue: 1991/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashok Lahiri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451971064.001

ISBN: 9781451971064

Keywords: foreign currency, monetary policy, money supply, Yugoslavia, Federal Republic Of,

Yugoslav inflation unfolded as a classic wage-price-exchange rate spiral through the 1970s and 1980s and exploded into hyperinflation in the last quarter of 1989. This paper examines the process of monetary accommo...

Fiscal Policy, Stabilization, and Growth in Developing Countries

Fiscal Policy, Stabilization, and Growth in Developing Countries »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750341.071

ISBN: 9781557750341

Keywords: inflation, trade taxes, fiscal policy, fiscal deficit, tax revenue

Edited by Mario I. Blejer and Ke-young Chu, this book investigates linkages among components of the public sector, as well as between macro and micro aspects of fiscal policy, in developing countries. It presents 1...

Finance & Development, December 1989

Finance & Development, December 1989 »

Volume/Issue: 26/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451951752.022

ISBN: 9781451951752

Keywords: environment, fossil fuels, carbon dioxide, global warming, environmental challenge

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...