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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

Korea broke away from a long tradition of a highly centralized system of government and embarked on a new system of political devolution following the nationwide subnational government elections in 1994. Unt...

6 Sequencing Capital Account Liberalization: Lessons from Chile, Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand

6 Sequencing Capital Account Liberalization: Lessons from Chile, Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand »

Source: Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

ISBN: 9781557757791

Keywords: financial sector, banking, central bank, foreign exchange, financial institutions

Capital account liberalization can have significant benefits for economic growth and welfare. It can improve a country’s ability to tap global savings (at a lower cost than using on...

Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms

Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757791.071

ISBN: 9781557757791

Keywords: financial sector, banking, central bank, foreign exchange, financial institutions

Financial sector liberalization can spur economic growth and development, but reforms to liberalize the financial sector can also entail risks if they are not properly designed and implemented. One of the central q...

2011 Spillover Report - Selected Issues

2011 Spillover Report - Selected Issues »

Source: The United States : Spillover Report: 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2011/203

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462317349

Keywords: bond, bond yields, interest rates, financial market

The size of the U.S. economy and, in particular, the global dominance of its financial markets creates uniquely large policy spillovers. Concerns that the end of QE2 could lead to a rapid reversal of emerging marke...

Bolivia

Bolivia »

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...

Brazil: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Brazil: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Brazil : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2001/10

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451805901

Keywords: interest, deficit, debt, interest payments, budget

This paper analyzes several issues regarding fiscal sustainability and fiscal adjustment in Brazil during 1990 and searches for econometric evidence of a monetary dominant regime during some subperiods. The followi...

Mexico: Selected Issues

Mexico: Selected Issues »

Source: Mexico : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/320

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2014

ISBN: 9781498395434

Keywords: gas, energy, natural gas, oil, electricity

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the impact of Mexico's energy reform on hydrocarbons production. These reforms aim to increase oil and gas production by eliminating the state oil company's (PEMEX) monopoly on e...

United States

United States »

Source: United States : 2002 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2002/166

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451839593

Keywords: budget, debt, deficit, interest, interest rates

This 2002 Article IV Consultation highlights that the United States economy slipped into recession in early 2001, as industrial production dropped sharply, investment and exports declined, and employment and weekly...

Peru: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement

Peru: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement »

Source: Peru : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2003/104

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451831030

Keywords: debt, public sector, interest, external debt, deficit

This paper focuses on Peru's Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). Progress was made on structural reforms, but key reforms remain to be implemented, including the completion of tax reform and impleme...

Panama

Panama »

Source: Panama : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1999/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1999

ISBN: 9781451830804

Keywords: interest, debt, loans, external debt, liabilities

This paper provides background information to the IMF staff report for the 1998 Article IV Consultation discussions with Panama. It focuses on areas of interest in Panama's medium-term economic strategy, and gives...