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8 The NEPAD Economic and Corporate Governance Initiative: Building Institutions for Sustainable Development

8 The NEPAD Economic and Corporate Governance Initiative: Building Institutions for Sustainable Development »

Source: New Partnership for Africa's Development : Macroeconomics, Institutions, and Poverty

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589062627

Keywords: regional integration, fdi, corporate governance, direct investment, foreign direct investment

At the summit of the Organization for African Unity held in Lusaka, Zambia, in July 2001, the African heads of state and of government adopted the New Africa Initiative, a merger of the previous Millennium P...

3 Are Labor Supply, Savings, and Investment Price-Sensitive in Developing Countries? A Survey of the Empirical Literature

3 Are Labor Supply, Savings, and Investment Price-Sensitive in Developing Countries? A Survey of the Empirical Literature »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

This chapter aims to summarize the available empirical estimates of the impact of a number of direct tax instruments on labor supply, investment, and savings in developing countries with a view to determinin...

4 The New Partnership for Africa’s Development: Opportunities and Challenges

4 The New Partnership for Africa’s Development: Opportunities and Challenges »

Source: New Partnership for Africa's Development : Macroeconomics, Institutions, and Poverty

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589062627

Keywords: regional integration, fdi, corporate governance, direct investment, foreign direct investment

The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), adopted in 2001, is a pledge by African leaders to eliminate poverty and to achieve a sustainable path of growth and development on the continent. Althou...

11 Are Export Duties Optimal in Developing Countries? Some Supply-Side Considerations

11 Are Export Duties Optimal in Developing Countries? Some Supply-Side Considerations »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

Export duties play an important role in the revenue structures of developing countries. For these countries, export duties are a useful tool for raising revenue, since compared with their enormous financing...

1 Relevance of Supply-Side Tax Policy to Developing Countries A Summary

1 Relevance of Supply-Side Tax Policy to Developing Countries A Summary »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

Within the short span of a few years, “supply-side economics” has come to be considered in some quarters to be the “new” economics that is most relevant to policymaking for solving the economic problems of t...

4 Optimal Taxation of Financial Savings in Developing Countries Relevance of Supply-Side Tax Policies

4 Optimal Taxation of Financial Savings in Developing Countries Relevance of Supply-Side Tax Policies »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

This chapter evaluates, for the case of developing countries, the potential impact of supply-side proposals for stimulating savings. Some supply-side economists argue, in the contex...

12 Limitations of the Role of Tax Policy in Economic Development

12 Limitations of the Role of Tax Policy in Economic Development »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

The role of taxation and associated incentives in development is one piece of a large puzzle. Tax incentives may assume importance if tax policy is seen to play an instrumental role in development. Tax polic...

6 Determinants of Income Tax Evasion Role of Tax Rates, Shape of Tax Schedules, and Other Factors

6 Determinants of Income Tax Evasion Role of Tax Rates, Shape of Tax Schedules, and Other Factors »

Source: Supply-Side Tax Policy : Its Relevance to Developing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , Liam Ebrill , Parthasarathi Shome , Luis Manas Anton , Jitendra Modi , Fernando Sanchez-Ugarte , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1987

ISBN: 9780939934911

Keywords: tax evasion, tax incentives, taxation, tax rates, tax system

Supply-side tax policy is based on the presumption that high rates of income tax and more progressive income tax rate schedules encourage income tax evasion and therefore the lowering of tax rates and the pr...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Capital Controls : Country Experiences with Their Use and Liberalization

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Akira Ariyoshi , Andrei Kirilenko , Inci Ötker , Bernard Laurens , Jorge Canales Kriljenko , and Karl Habermeier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2000

ISBN: 9781557758743

Keywords: capital inflows, exchange rate, capital controls, capital flows, foreign exchange

This paper aims to develop a deeper understanding of the role that capital controls may play in coping with volatile movements of capital, and of complex issues surrounding capital account liber...

Comments: Santiago Levy

Comments: Santiago Levy »

Source: Economic Policy and Equity

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757883

Keywords: income distribution, transition economies, income inequality, distribution of income, wage

First of all, I thank the International Monetary Fund for the opportunity to be here this afternoon. I would like to take advantage of Stanley Fischer’s remarks this morning inviting us to have an open and c...