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Taxation and Development: Again

Taxation and Development: Again »

Source: Taxation and Development : Again

Volume/Issue: 2012/220

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510294

Keywords: Taxation and development, state building, large taxpayer office, informality, taxation, tax design, tax system, tax reform, tax policy, Structure and Scope of Government: General

Issues of taxation and development, which have long been a central concern of the IMF, have attracted wider and renewed interest in the last few years. This paper reflects on three broad lessons of experience: that...

8 Creating Fiscal Space: Medium-Term Directions for Tax Reform

8 Creating Fiscal Space: Medium-Term Directions for Tax Reform »

Source: India Goes Global : Its Expanding Role in the Global Economy

Series: Books

Author(s): Catriona Purfield , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065680

Keywords: fdi, exchange rate, banking, direct investment, taxation

Tax reform figures prominently in India’s plans for fiscal consolidation and to generate fiscal space for infrastructure investment. Successive Indian governments ha...

9 Making Tax Policy Pro-Growth

9 Making Tax Policy Pro-Growth »

Source: India Goes Global : Its Expanding Role in the Global Economy

Series: Books

Author(s): Catriona Purfield , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065680

Keywords: fdi, exchange rate, banking, direct investment, taxation

Despite recent reforms to the personal and corporate income taxes and the introduction of a state value-added-tax (VAT) on goods in April 2005, India’s competitivene...

11 Realizing the Potential: The Case of India’s Textile Sector

11 Realizing the Potential: The Case of India’s Textile Sector »

Source: India Goes Global : Its Expanding Role in the Global Economy

Series: Books

Author(s): Catriona Purfield , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065680

Keywords: fdi, exchange rate, banking, direct investment, taxation

The removal in 2005 of quotas on textiles and clothing (T&C) presents important opportunities for India, but is also exposing key structural impediments to growth. I...

3 Trade and Financial Openness

3 Trade and Financial Openness »

Source: India Goes Global : Its Expanding Role in the Global Economy

Series: Books

Author(s): Catriona Purfield , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065680

Keywords: fdi, exchange rate, banking, direct investment, taxation

The Indian economy has become increasingly open over the course of the past two decades. The combined share of imports and exports in the Indian economy has doubled...

5 How Can India Attract More Foreign Direct Investment?

5 How Can India Attract More Foreign Direct Investment? »

Source: India Goes Global : Its Expanding Role in the Global Economy

Series: Books

Author(s): Catriona Purfield , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065680

Keywords: fdi, exchange rate, banking, direct investment, taxation

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is favored over other capital flows by emerging market countries. FDI is not debt creating, is less volatile than portfolio flows, an...

1 Opening Its Doors: India’s Emergence on the Global Stage

1 Opening Its Doors: India’s Emergence on the Global Stage »

Source: India Goes Global : Its Expanding Role in the Global Economy

Series: Books

Author(s): Catriona Purfield , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065680

Keywords: fdi, exchange rate, banking, direct investment, taxation

There can be little doubt that India is an emerging global economic power. India’s economic growth has averaged some 8 percent over the past three years, placing it...

6 On the Way to a World-Class Banking Sector

6 On the Way to a World-Class Banking Sector »

Source: India Goes Global : Its Expanding Role in the Global Economy

Series: Books

Author(s): Catriona Purfield , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065680

Keywords: fdi, exchange rate, banking, direct investment, taxation

In recent decades, the level of a country’s financial development has been accepted as one of the key determinants of the country’s economic growth. A positive relat...

2 Is Economic Growth Leaving Some States Behind?

2 Is Economic Growth Leaving Some States Behind? »

Source: India Goes Global : Its Expanding Role in the Global Economy

Series: Books

Author(s): Catriona Purfield , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065680

Keywords: fdi, exchange rate, banking, direct investment, taxation

Despite India’s recent strong economic performance there is a growing concern that growth has benefited India’s richer states, leaving the poorer states lagging furt...

4 Maintaining Competitiveness in the Global Economy

4 Maintaining Competitiveness in the Global Economy »

Source: India Goes Global : Its Expanding Role in the Global Economy

Series: Books

Author(s): Catriona Purfield , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065680

Keywords: fdi, exchange rate, banking, direct investment, taxation

The appreciation of the rupee in recent years has raised concerns about India’s export competitiveness. Since end-2002, the Indian rupee has appreciated by 6 percent...