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The Fiscal Dimensions of Adjustment in Low-Income Countries (Occasional Paper (Intl Monetary Fund))

by Karim Nashashibi

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Published by International Monetary Fund .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monetary economics,
  • Economics - Macroeconomics,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Fiscal Policy,
  • Developing countries,
  • Economic stabilization

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsClaire Liuksila (Contributor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8601526M
    ISBN 10155775229X
    ISBN 109781557752291

    Cornia, Giovanni Andrea; Stewart, Frances (). The Fiscal System, Adjustment and the Poor, Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series no. . A period of fiscal adjustment is successful if the debt to GDP ratio 2 years after the end of a fiscal adjustment is lower than the debt to GDP ratio in the last year of the adjustment. This definition selects 25 episodes of successful fiscal adjustments and 24 unsuccessful ones.

    Fiscal expansions and adjustments in OECD countries Alberto Alesina and Roberto Perotti Harvard University, NBER and CEPR; Columbia University 1. INTRODUCTION The questions Following the first oil shock, in the mids many OECD countries started accumulating large public debts; by the s, several countries exhibited debt/GDP ratios. Regarding fiscal adjustment data, we use two alternative datasets, the action-based fiscal consolidation data for 17 OECD countries for the period of from Devries et al. (), which attempts to capture policymakers’ intentions to reduce deficit rather than responses to prospective economic conditions, and episodes of fiscal.

      With respect to AutTaxRevDec, the preferred measure of fiscal decentralization, a trend towards increasing fiscal powers of sub-national governments can be observed in many countries, but especially in Belgium, Italy, and Spain (see Fig. 1).Ireland, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom have experienced a reduction in the level of sub-national fiscal autonomy; while the . The book reviews the special challenges facing low income countries, which have traditionally relied on indirect revenues in the context of limited formalization of their economies. An overview of tax policy and administration reform programs is presented, with an overview of outstanding issues that will shape the policy agenda in years ahead.


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The Fiscal Dimensions of Adjustment in Low-Income Countries (Occasional Paper (Intl Monetary Fund)) by Karim Nashashibi Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Fiscal dimensions of adjustment in low-income countries / Karim. Nashashibi [et al.]. — (Occasional paper / International Monetary Fund, ISSN ; no. 95) ISBN X; 1. Fiscal policy—Developing countries. Economic stabilization—Developing countries. The Fiscal Dimensions of Adjustment in Low-Income Countries.

by Sanjeev Mr. Gupta,Claire Mrs. Liuksila,Henri Mr. Lorie,Walter Mr. Mahler,Karim Mr. Nashashibi. Occasional Papers (Book 95) Thanks for Sharing. You submitted the following rating and review.

We'll publish them on our site once we've reviewed : INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND. The Fiscal dimensions of adjustment in low-income countries. [Karim A Nashashibi;] -- This paper reviews the performance of the SAF/ESAF countries by focusing on two major areas (1) the fiscal performance reached by the latest year of the program compared with the pre-program period.

The Fiscal dimensions of adjustment in low-income countries. [Karim A Nashashibi;] -- A strengthened fiscal position is at the core of most economic adjustment programs supported by IMF lending, especially for the poorer countries that draw on the IMF's structural adjustment.

The Fiscal Dimensions of Adjustment in Low-Income Countries. por Sanjeev Mr. Gupta,Claire Mrs. Liuksila,Henri Mr. Lorie,Walter Mr. Mahler,Karim Mr. Nashashibi. Occasional Papers (Book 95) ¡Gracias por compartir.

Has enviado la siguiente calificación y reseña. Lo publicaremos en nuestro sitio después de haberla : INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND. The Fiscal Dimensions of Adjustment in Low-Income Countries. Author/Editor: Sanjeev Gupta ; Claire Liuksila ; Henri Lorie ; Walter Mahler ; Karim A.

Nashashibi. Publication Date: J Summary: A strengthened fiscal position is at the core of most economic adjustment programs supported by IMF lending, especially for the poorer countries that draw on the IMF's structural adjustment.

This paper assesses the effects of expenditure composition as well as fiscal adjustment on economic growth in a sample of 39 low-income countries during the s.

The paper finds that strong budgetary positions and fiscal consolidation are generally associated with. About this book The book deals with aspects of the recent fiscal crisis in developing countries.

Macro aspects cover theoretical underpinning of fiscal policy, the size of the required adjustment and the link between internal and external transfers. The book deals with aspects of the recent fiscal crisis in developing countries.

Macro aspects cover theoretical underpinning of fiscal policy, the size of the required adjustment and the link between internal and external transfers. FISCAL POLICY DESIGN IN LOW-INCOME COUNTRIES Christopher S. Adam and David L. Bevan 1 INTRODUCTION The design of fiscal policy in low-income countries has recently become a much more active focus for debate within and between the international financial institutions and the donors, as well as in the countries themselves.

This paper assesses the effects of expenditure composition as well as fiscal adjustment on economic growth in a sample of 39 low-income countries during the s.

Downloadable. This paper assesses the effects of expenditure composition as well as fiscal adjustment on economic growth in a sample of 39 low-income countries during the s. The paper finds that strong budgetary positions and fiscal consolidation are generally associated with higher economic growth in both the short and long terms.

The composition of public outlays also matters: Countries. Downloadable. For many low-income countries, there has been an extended period in which fiscal policy was not a choice, or was a choice made by authorities external to the country.

For a number of them, this situation is now changing. Their own success in stabilising the economy, coupled with a shift in the stance of the international community (most notably the IMF), has placed fiscal choices.

The empirical evidence provided in this study suggests that in low-income countries fiscal consolidations were not harmful for either long- or short-term growth in the period – This paper sought to shed light on the relationship between fiscal adjustment, expenditure composition, and economic growth in low-income countries.

The size and pace of adjustment need to be calibrated to each country’s cyclical conditions and available fiscal space. Several low-income countries need to mobilize revenues, rationalize spending, and improve spending efficiency.

Chapter 1 also urges countries to implement policies to support medium-term growth by promoting human and. Fiscal adjustments. Fiscal expansions and adjustments in OECD countries. In several countries policy-makers are striving to improve the budget balance, which can be done either by raising taxes or by cutting expenditures.

But the two strategies are not equivalent. This study reviews the fiscal reform experience of 36 low-income developing countries that undertook macroeconomic and structural adjustment in the context of the IMF's Structural Adjustment.

Evidence from a large panel of low-income and lower middle-income countries over the period – suggests that, contrary to other countries, public investment in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) has been pro-cyclical.

Low-Income Countries Figure 1: Estimated Growth Gain (Percent, GDP per capita, year average 1/ 2/) Average, AE (excluding Ireland) Average EME and LIC II.

FISCAL POLICIES TO BOOST MEDIUM- TO LONG-TERM GROWTH: WHAT WORKS. Country studies confirm the potential of fiscal reforms to affect growth (Figure 1).

Fiscal federalism: dimensions of tax reform in developing countries (English) Abstract. The authors propose four economic principles for use in deciding taxing responsibilities for various levels of government. These are: 1) efficiency of the internal common market - for efficiency in internal common market, taxes on mobile factors and tradable.

Note: Fiscal adjustment episodes are defined as in Escolano and others based on changes in cyclically adjusted primary balances in countries with positive primary gaps. The sample covers 91 episodes across 49 advanced and developing economies between and This paper considers some aspects of the effects of fiscal policy on macroeconomic adjustment in developing countries.

First, the paper reviews the notion of the fiscal deficit in the particular context of developing countries.

It then spells out the conditions under which the internal and external debts are sustainable and points out the role of the “twin deficits”. The paper then.Is fiscal policy the answer? A developing country perspective (English) Abstract.

Fiscal policy is an important instrument for maintaining and improving living standards. Such living standards can be viewed as an outcome of the interaction between the opportunities offered by society and the readiness and ability of each person to.