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Case Studies on Energy Subsidy Reform-Lessons and Implications - Supplement

Case Studies on Energy Subsidy Reform-Lessons and Implications - Supplement »

Volume/Issue: 2013/005

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498342407.007

ISBN: 9781498342407

Keywords: Background papers, Cross country analysis, Electric power, Energy sector, Energy taxes, Fiscal reforms, Oil, Subsidies, Economic conditions, Fiscal sector

This supplement presents country case studies reviewing energy subsidy reform experiences, which are the basis for the reform lessons identified in the main paper. The selection of countries for the case studies re...

Energy Subsidy Reform - Lessons and Implications

Energy Subsidy Reform - Lessons and Implications »

Volume/Issue: 2013/004

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498342391.007

ISBN: 9781498342391

Keywords: Energy sector, Energy taxes, Fiscal reforms, Subsidies, Social safety nets, Consumer subsidies, Economic growth, Government expenditures, Oil exporting countries, energy subsidy

Energy subsidies have wide-ranging economic consequences. While aimed at protecting consumers, subsidies aggravate fiscal imbalances, crowd-out priority public spending, and depress private investment, including in...

Progress Report on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office

Progress Report on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office »

Volume/Issue: 2011/073

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498338486.007

ISBN: 9781498338486

Keywords: Data quality assessment framework, Fund role, International Monetary and Financial Committee, Publications, Surveillance, Technical Assistance, Financial crises, Institutional framework, Trade policy, International trade

Since its last report to the IMFC in April 2011, the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) completed the evaluation of Research at the IMF: Relevance and Utilization. The IEO continues its work on the evaluations of...

Progress Report on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office

Progress Report on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office »

Source: Progress Report on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office

Volume/Issue: 2011/073

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2011

ISBN: 9781498338486

Keywords: Data quality assessment framework, Fund role, International Monetary and Financial Committee, Publications, Surveillance, Technical Assistance, Financial crises, Institutional framework, Trade policy, International trade

Since its last report to the IMFC in April 2011, the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) completed the evaluation of Research at the IMF: Relevance and Utilization. The IEO continues its work on the evaluations of...

Progress Report on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office

Progress Report on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office »

Volume/Issue: 2008/060

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498334105.007

ISBN: 9781498334105

Keywords: Corporate governance, Executive Board, Fund administration, International Monetary and Financial Committee, Auditing, Environment, International organization, International trade, Trade policy, Independent Evaluation Office

The reports provides an update on the activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF since its last report to the IMFC in April 2008...

Progress Report on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office

Progress Report on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office »

Source: Progress Report on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office

Volume/Issue: 2008/060

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2008

ISBN: 9781498334105

Keywords: Corporate governance, Executive Board, Fund administration, International Monetary and Financial Committee, Auditing, Environment, International organization, International trade, Trade policy, Independent Evaluation Office

The reports provides an update on the activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF since its last report to the IMFC in April 2008...

The Fiscal Implications of Climate Change

The Fiscal Implications of Climate Change »

Source: The Fiscal Implications of Climate Change

Volume/Issue: 2008/006

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2008

ISBN: 9781498334938

Keywords: Fiscal reforms, Fiscal stability, Oil production, Oil revenues, Public finance, Market interest rates, Tax revenue, Social safety nets, Consumption, Fiscal policy

This paper reviews the fiscal implications of climate change, and the potential role of the Fund in addressing them. It stresses that: The potential fiscal implications are immediate as well as lasting, and liab...

The Fiscal Implications of Climate Change

The Fiscal Implications of Climate Change »

Volume/Issue: 2008/006

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498334938.007

ISBN: 9781498334938

Keywords: Fiscal reforms, Fiscal stability, Oil production, Oil revenues, Public finance, Market interest rates, Tax revenue, Social safety nets, Consumption, Fiscal policy

This paper reviews the fiscal implications of climate change, and the potential role of the Fund in addressing them. It stresses that: The potential fiscal implications are immediate as well as lasting, and liab...

Nepal - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank

Nepal - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank »

Volume/Issue: 2008/001

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498334075.007

ISBN: 9781498334075

Keywords: Asian Development Bank, Assessment letters, Currency pegs, Economic growth, Accounting, Auditing, Bank licensing, Banking systems, Banks, Budget coverage

Assessment Letters or Statements may be prepared for member countries with Fund-supported programs; receiving Fund emergency assistance; with staff-monitored programs; or surveillance-only cases. They are typically...

Nepal - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank

Nepal - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank »

Source: Nepal - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank

Volume/Issue: 2008/001

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2008

ISBN: 9781498334075

Keywords: Asian Development Bank, Assessment letters, Currency pegs, Economic growth, Accounting, Auditing, Bank licensing, Banking systems, Banks, Budget coverage

Assessment Letters or Statements may be prepared for member countries with Fund-supported programs; receiving Fund emergency assistance; with staff-monitored programs; or surveillance-only cases. They are typically...