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Gone with the Wind
			: Estimating Hurricane and Climate Change Costs in the Caribbean

Gone with the Wind : Estimating Hurricane and Climate Change Costs in the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2016/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sebastian Acevedo Mejia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475544763.001

ISBN: 9781475544763

Keywords: Hurricane, tropical cyclone, climate change, climate impact, Caribbean.

This paper studies the economic costs of hurricanes in the Caribbean by constructing a novel dataset that combines a detailed record of tropical cyclones' characteristics with reported damages. I estimate the relat...

Republic of Poland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Republic of Poland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Republic of Poland : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1998/51

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451831801

Keywords: fiscal costs, pollution, air pollution, gas, budgetary implications

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix analyzes fiscal costs associated with Poland's accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and European Union (EU). The paper highlights that Poland's acc...

Republic of Poland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Republic of Poland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Republic of Poland : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1998/51

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451831801

Keywords: fiscal costs, pollution, air pollution, gas, budgetary implications

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix analyzes fiscal costs associated with Poland's accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and European Union (EU). The paper highlights that Poland's acc...

Republic of Poland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Republic of Poland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Republic of Poland : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1998/51

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451831801

Keywords: fiscal costs, pollution, air pollution, gas, budgetary implications

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix analyzes fiscal costs associated with Poland's accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and European Union (EU). The paper highlights that Poland's acc...

Republic of Poland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Republic of Poland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Republic of Poland : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1998/51

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451831801

Keywords: fiscal costs, pollution, air pollution, gas, budgetary implications

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix analyzes fiscal costs associated with Poland's accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and European Union (EU). The paper highlights that Poland's acc...

Investing to Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change

Investing to Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change »

Source: Investing to Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change : A Framework Model

Volume/Issue: 2016/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anthony Bonen , Prakash Loungani , Willi Semmler , and Sebastian Koch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475523690

Keywords: Climate Change, Fiscal Policy, Public Capital, Nonlinear Model Predictive Control

We propose a macroeconomic model to assess optimal public policy decisions in the the face of competing funding demands for climate change action versus traditional welfare-enhancing capital investment. How to prop...

Mineral Taxation, Market Failure, and the Environment

Mineral Taxation, Market Failure, and the Environment »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 40 No. 1

Volume: 40

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1993

ISBN: 9781451956986

The declines in economic activity experienced by Bulgaria, the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic, and Romania in the period since market-oriented reforms were initiated are analyzed. After reviewing developments in...

Canada's Carbon Price Floor

Canada's Carbon Price Floor »

Source: Canada's Carbon Price Floor

Volume/Issue: 2018/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Parry , and Victor Mylonas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484345191

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Canada, carbon price, price floor, welfare impacts, incidence, effective carbon price, competitiveness impacts, Environmental Economics: Government Policy

The pan-Canadian approach to carbon pricing, announced in October 2016, ensures that carbon pricing applies throughout Canada in 2018, with increasing stringency over time to reduce emissions. Canadian provinces an...

A Status Update on Fiscal Exit Strategies

A Status Update on Fiscal Exit Strategies »

Source: A Status Update on Fiscal Exit Strategies

Volume/Issue: 2010/272

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455210794

Keywords: pension, retirement, health care, retirement age, Structure and Scope of Government: Other, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Deficit Surplus

With a modest recovery in the global economy underway, and amid rising concerns about the sharp increase in government debt in several countries, debate has increasingly focused on the need to identify and implemen...

Trinidad and Tobago: Selected Issues

Trinidad and Tobago: Selected Issues »

Source: Trinidad and Tobago : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451837674

Keywords: fiscal sustainability, fiscal policy, oil prices, oil and gas, crude oil

This Selected Issues paper analyzes medium-term fiscal sustainability in Trinidad and Tobago. The paper focuses on the challenge of distributing the nonrenewable resource wealth across generations. Its recommendati...