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Appreciation, anyone?: What a weak dollar may mean for the United States, Europe, and Asia

Appreciation, anyone?: What a weak dollar may mean for the United States, Europe, and Asia »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 15

Volume/Issue: 32/15

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451929843

Keywords: budget, deficit, fiscal deficits, interest rates, current account deficit

The IMF recently concluded its annual “health checkup” (Article IV consultation with the U.S. authorities) of the U.S. economy amid continuing questions about the strength of the economic recovery. Wh...

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability »

Source: Assessing Fiscal Sustainability : A Cross-Country Comparison

Volume/Issue: 2003/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enzo Croce , and V. Juan-Ramon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451856569

Keywords: convergence, fiscal rule, public debt, debt ratio, fiscal stance, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt,

To monitor fiscal sustainability, this paper proposes a recursive algorithm derived from the law of motion of the debt-to-GDP ratio, subject to a government reaction function that links convergence to the targeted...

Budget Deficits and Interest Rates

Budget Deficits and Interest Rates »

Source: Budget Deficits and Interest Rates : A Fresh Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2008/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ari Aisen , and David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451869040

Keywords: system GMM, inflation, budget deficit, money supply,

We extend the literature on budget deficits and interest rates in three ways: we examine both advanced and emerging economies and for the first time a large emerging market panel; explore interactions to explain so...

Budget Support Versus Project Aid

Budget Support Versus Project Aid »

Source: Budget Support Versus Project Aid

Volume/Issue: 2003/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tito Cordella , and Giovanni Dell'Ariccia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451851182

Keywords: aid policy, asymmetric information, empirical growth models, budget support, budget surplus, capital expenditures, budget constraint, capital expenditure, Asymmetric and Private Information, Welfare and Poverty: General

Should donors who are interested in the effectiveness of developmental programs rely on conditional budget support or on project aid? To answer this question, we present a model in which only a subset of the develo...

The Challenge of Reforming Budgetary Institutions in Developing Countries

The Challenge of Reforming Budgetary Institutions in Developing Countries »

Source: The Challenge of Reforming Budgetary Institutions in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2009/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Allen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872439

Keywords: PEFA, budget, institutions, platform approach, reform, donors, Paris Declaration, Accra Agenda for Action, budgetary institutions, financial management

The paper notes that the development of sound budgetary institutions in countries such as France, the U.K. and the U.S. has taken a very long time?200 years or more?and is still evolving. It discusses Douglass Nort...

Country Briefs: Hong Kong SAR’s Prospects Linked to Deepening Integration with Mainland

Country Briefs: Hong Kong SAR’s Prospects Linked to Deepening Integration with Mainland »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 14

Volume/Issue: 35/14

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451968477

Keywords: financial sector, international monetary fund, Budget Policy And Planning, Macroeconomic Policy, Responsibility, Seigniorage (finance),

Seminar on preventing crises; Country briefs: Hong Kong SAR and Brazil; France's labor market reform; Seigniorage and governance; Chinese inflation; China's monetary policy; Mekong regional integration; Scaling up...

Country Focus: French Labor Market Reform: Partial Versus Comprehensive Steps

Country Focus: French Labor Market Reform: Partial Versus Comprehensive Steps »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 14

Volume/Issue: 35/14

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451968477

Keywords: financial sector, international monetary fund, Budget Policy And Planning, Macroeconomic Policy, Responsibility, Seigniorage (finance),

Seminar on preventing crises; Country briefs: Hong Kong SAR and Brazil; France's labor market reform; Seigniorage and governance; Chinese inflation; China's monetary policy; Mekong regional integration; Scaling up...

Effect of a Slowdown in Industrial Economies on Selected Asian Countries

Effect of a Slowdown in Industrial Economies on Selected Asian Countries »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 33 No. 2

Volume: 33

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1986

ISBN: 9781451946956

Keywords: international monetary fund, monetary policy, interest, budget, central bank

WILLIAM. white, who joined the International Monetary Fund in 1948, spent his entire professional life in the Research Department. Present and past staff members, many of whom benefited from his advice, have asked...

Forum: Addressing the Challenges of Scaled-Up Aid

Forum: Addressing the Challenges of Scaled-Up Aid »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 14

Volume/Issue: 35/14

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451968477

Keywords: financial sector, international monetary fund, Budget Policy And Planning, Macroeconomic Policy, Responsibility, Seigniorage (finance),

Seminar on preventing crises; Country briefs: Hong Kong SAR and Brazil; France's labor market reform; Seigniorage and governance; Chinese inflation; China's monetary policy; Mekong regional integration; Scaling up...

Forum: China Explores Options for Improving Monetary Policy

Forum: China Explores Options for Improving Monetary Policy »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 14

Volume/Issue: 35/14

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451968477

Keywords: financial sector, international monetary fund, Budget Policy And Planning, Macroeconomic Policy, Responsibility, Seigniorage (finance),

Seminar on preventing crises; Country briefs: Hong Kong SAR and Brazil; France's labor market reform; Seigniorage and governance; Chinese inflation; China's monetary policy; Mekong regional integration; Scaling up...