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Source: Fiscal Federalism in Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756633

Keywords: tax administration, taxation, intergovernmental fiscal relations, tax revenue, local governments

This chapter provides an overview of the major issues in the area of fiscal decentralization and local government finances in Colombia, an evaluation of the current systems, and a summary of options for refo...

9. Regulatory and Supervisory Framework of Funds Transfers in Colombia

9. Regulatory and Supervisory Framework of Funds Transfers in Colombia »

Source: Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064232

Keywords: remittance, money laundering, remittances, money remittance, alternative remittance

This paper discusses Colombia’s experience of implementing a regulatory framework for money transfers that is capable of attracting money remitters to cross the line to a formal system. It also describes the...

Political Economy of Multi-Level Tax Assignments in Latin American Countries

Political Economy of Multi-Level Tax Assignments in Latin American Countries »

Source: Political Economy of Multi-Level Tax Assignments in Latin American Countries : Earmarked Revenue Versus Tax Autonomy

Volume/Issue: 2008/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giorgio Brosio , and Ehtisham Ahmad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869330

Keywords: taxation, property tax, tax administration, tax collections

A weakness of decentralization and overall tax reforms in Latin America is the lack of attention to adequate taxation at the subnational government. A reliance on shared taxes with extensive earmarking leads to wea...

Financial Intermediation Costs in Low-Income Countries

Financial Intermediation Costs in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Financial Intermediation Costs in Low-Income Countries : The Role of Regulatory, Institutional, and Macroeconomic Factors

Volume/Issue: 2012/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tigran Poghosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503937

Keywords: Net Interest Margins, Low Income Countries, Emerging Economies, market concentration, banking, net interest margin, competition, bank entry

We analyze factors driving persistently higher financial intermediation costs in low-income countries (LICs) relative to emerging market (EMs) country comparators. Using the net interest margin as a proxy for finan...

India: Selected Issues

India: Selected Issues »

Source: India : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/56

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451818635

Keywords: petroleum products, natural gas, petroleum prices, crude oil

This Selected Issues paper for India reports that rapid growth is presenting new challenges to macroeconomic policy, although ensuring the sustainability of this growth requires broad-based fiscal and structural re...

United Arab Emirates: Selected Issues

United Arab Emirates: Selected Issues »

Source: United Arab Emirates : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/220

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513524634

Keywords: environment, subsidies, prices, revenue, oil

This Selected Issues paper discusses measures to strengthen fiscal policy and budget frameworks in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It provides an overview of government's revenue and expenditure developments, and p...

Public Expenditure Policy and the Environment

Public Expenditure Policy and the Environment »

Source: Public Expenditure Policy and the Environment : A Review and Synthesis

Volume/Issue: 1993/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenneth M. Miranda , Ian Parry , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1993

ISBN: 9781451844443

Keywords: subsidy, environmental degradation, environmental policy

Commonly cited environmental instruments in the legal, regulatory, and fiscal domains are intended primarily to address market failures to ensure that environmental degradation and resource use is contained to appr...

Managing Capital Flows

Managing Capital Flows »

Source: Managing Capital Flows : Lessons From the Experience of Chile

Volume/Issue: 1998/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernard Laurens , and Jaime Cardoso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

ISBN: 9781451858235

Keywords: capital controls, capital inflows, contagion, reserve requirement, capital flows, central bank

As a result of the Asian crisis, methods of coping with volatile international capital markets have received considerable attention from observers and policymakers. It has been argued that the imposition by Chile o...

Bolivia: Selected Issues

Bolivia: Selected Issues »

Source: Bolivia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/249

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451805833

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, real exchange, dutch disease, international monetary fund

This Selected Issues paper on Bolivia reports that it has experienced major increases in its gas reserves, production, and exports. Not only have their levels increased significantly, but also there have been exten...

Panama: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Panama: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2006/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451830842

Keywords: anti-corruption, public institutions, public sector, institutional reforms

This Selected Issues paper for Panama reports that the administration is developing a strategy to enhance growth and competitiveness in the Panamanian economy. Corruption is perceived as a widespread phenomenon tha...