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Who Will Pay? Coping with Aging Societies, Climate Change, and Other Long-Term Fiscal Challenges

Who Will Pay? Coping with Aging Societies, Climate Change, and Other Long-Term Fiscal Challenges »

Series: Books

Author(s): Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062238.071

ISBN: 9781589062238

Keywords: pension, fiscal policy, tax rates, public debt, fiscal sustainability

Aging populations. Weather shocks. Scarce water. Globalization. Security threats. Policymakers today confront a number of developments that threaten to burden public budgets for decades to come, or bankrupt some en...

Interview with Keen and Mani: IMF team keeps an eye on linkages between environment and macroeconomic policies

Interview with Keen and Mani: IMF team keeps an eye on linkages between environment and macroeconomic policies »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 21

Volume/Issue: 30/21

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451926118

Keywords: poverty reduction, international monetary fund, industrial countries, international community

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

XXII. Public Expenditure and the Environment

XXII. Public Expenditure and the Environment »

Source: Public Expenditure Handbook : A Guide to Public Policy Issues in Developing Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557752222

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, military, health care, fiscal policy

Does economic activity degrade the environment? What are the least-cost methods of moving an eco...

II The Present Exchange Rate System and its Operating Environment

II The Present Exchange Rate System and its Operating Environment »

Source: The Exchange Rate System : Lessons of the Past and Options for the Future

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1984

ISBN: 9781557750648

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate system, exchange rate movements, balance of payments

A logical starting point for any discussion with respect to modification of the exchange rate system is an examination of its present status. Such an examination should include at least three elements: (1) a...

IV. Current Macroeconomic Environment

IV. Current Macroeconomic Environment »

Source: International Capital Markets : Recent Developments and Short-Term Prospects

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): R. Williams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1980

ISBN: 9781451981681

Keywords: international capital markets, international capital, bond, capital markets, international bond markets

In assessing the broad prospects for the international banking markets, even for a relatively short period, it is necessary to examine the underlying macro-economic factors which largely determine the demand...

I The Economic Climate of 1957–58

I The Economic Climate of 1957–58 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1958

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1958

ISBN: 9781616351700

Keywords: gold, balance of payments, discount rate, monetary fund, money supply

AT THE beginning of 1957, the world economy was still dominated by boom conditions generated by an intense world-wide wave of private and public investment which was reflected in a large demand for capital....