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Fiscal Policy Sustainability in Oil-Producing Countries

Fiscal Policy Sustainability in Oil-Producing Countries »

Source: Fiscal Policy Sustainability in Oil-Producing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1994/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sheila Bassett , Claire Liuksila , and Alejandro García

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1994

ISBN: 9781451855852

Keywords: oil reserves, fiscal stance, oil revenues, government revenue

Assessing the sustainability of a given fiscal policy is especially important for countries that depend on income from exhaustible resources. Political and growth pressures may push governments to raise expenditure...

How Much Carbon Pricing is in Countries’ Own Interests? The Critical Role of Co-Benefits

How Much Carbon Pricing is in Countries’ Own Interests? The Critical Role of Co-Benefits »

Source: How Much Carbon Pricing is in Countries' Own Interests? The Critical Role of Co-Benefits

Volume/Issue: 2014/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Parry , Chandara Veung , and Dirk Heine

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498358279

Keywords: carbon pricing, co-benefits, air pollution, fuel taxes, top twenty emitters, benefits, natural gas, fossil fuel, greenhouse gas, Government Policy

This paper calculates, for the top twenty emitting countries, how much pricing of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions is in their own national interests due to domestic co-benefits (leaving aside the global climate bene...

The Greening of Markets Financial markets can play a valuable role in addressing climate change

The Greening of Markets Financial markets can play a valuable role in addressing climate change »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2008

Volume/Issue: 45/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451922349

Keywords: climate change, emissions, crude oil, opec, oil prices

Commodity Boom: How Long Will It Last?" asks how economies will fare after the record-high prices of key raw materials posted in recent months, which build on dramatic increases from their lows of 2000. The lead ar...

Economic Diversification in the GCC

Economic Diversification in the GCC »

Source: Economic Diversification in the GCC : Past, Present, and Future

Volume/Issue: 2014/12

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Tim Callen , Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , Amgad Hegazy , and Padamja Khandelwal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498303231

Keywords: Export diversification, Exports, Bahrain, Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Cross country analysis, Economic growth, Oil revenues, Oman, Private sector, Saudi Arabia

Abstract: The economies of the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are heavily reliant on oil. Greater economic diversification would reduce their exposure to volatility and uncertainty in the global oil m...

Article VIII and Article XIV Payments Restrictions

Article VIII and Article XIV Payments Restrictions »

Source: Selected Decisions and Selected Documents of the International Monetary Fund

Series: Selected Decisions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589063358

Keywords: payments, debt, obligations, purchases, credit

Payments Restrictions for Security Reasons: Fund Jurisdiction Article VIII, Section 2(a), in conformity with its language, applies to all restrictions on current payment...

D. Increase in Quotas of Fund Members—Eleventh General Review

D. Increase in Quotas of Fund Members—Eleventh General Review »

Source: Selected Decisions and Selected Documents of the International Monetary Fund

Series: Selected Decisions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589063358

Keywords: payments, debt, obligations, purchases, credit

Report of the Executive Board to the Board of Governors 1. Article III, Section 2(a) of the Articles of Agreement provides that “The Board of Governors shall, at interva...

Article III

Article III »

Source: Selected Decisions and Selected Documents of the International Monetary Fund

Series: Selected Decisions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589064348

Keywords: payments, debt, obligations, balance of payments, interest

Quotas and Subscriptions Adjustment of Quotas The first interval of five years, at the end of which the Fund shall review the quotas of...

Article VIII and Article XIV

Article VIII and Article XIV »

Source: Selected Decisions and Selected Documents of the International Monetary Fund

Series: Selected Decisions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589064348

Keywords: payments, debt, obligations, balance of payments, interest

Payments Restrictions Payments Restrictions for Security Reasons: Fund Jurisdiction Article VIII, Section 2(a), in conformity with its...

Article V, Section 3(a), (b) and (c)

Article V, Section 3(a), (b) and (c) »

Source: Selected Decisions and Selected Documents of the International Monetary Fund

Series: Selected Decisions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589064348

Keywords: payments, debt, obligations, balance of payments, interest

Use of Fund’s Resources General Decisions Interpretation of Articles of Agreement The Executive...

Article V, Section 3(a), (b), and (c) Use of Fund’s Resources

Article V, Section 3(a), (b), and (c) Use of Fund’s Resources »

Source: Selected Decisions and Selected Documents of the International Monetary Fund

Series: Selected Decisions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589063358

Keywords: payments, debt, obligations, purchases, credit

General Decisions Interpretation of Articles of Agreement The Executive Directors of the International Monetary Fund interpret the Articl...