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Asia: A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts

Asia: A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts »

Source: Asia : A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts

Volume/Issue: 2016/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lekha Chakraborty

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475519914

Keywords: India, Fiscal policy, Cross country analysis, Budgeting, Asia, Asia and Pacific, Australia, Philippines, Korea, Republic of, Gender

This paper reviews gender budgeting efforts in Asia. The countries in the region have achieved mixed success in improving gender equality. Gender budgeting is ideally a fiscal innovation that translates gender-rela...

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...

L'allégement de la dette peut-il doper la croissance des pauvres?

L'allégement de la dette peut-il doper la croissance des pauvres? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Toan Nguyen , Benedict Clements , and Rina Bhattacharya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 2005

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064645.051

ISBN: 9781589064645

Keywords: debt service, external debt, debt relief, foreign debt, budget deficits, public debt, debt overhang, stock of debt, debt-service, debt burdens

The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, launched in 1999 by the IMF and the World Bank, was the first coordinated effort by the international financial community to reduce the foreign debt of the wor...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: L'allégement de la dette peut-il doper la croissance des pauvres?

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Toan Nguyen , Benedict Clements , and Rina Bhattacharya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 2005

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589064645

Keywords: debt service, external debt, debt relief, foreign debt, budget deficits, public debt, debt overhang, stock of debt, debt-service, debt burdens

The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, launched in 1999 by the IMF and the World Bank, was the first coordinated effort by the international financial community to reduce the foreign debt of the wor...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: L'allégement de la dette peut-il doper la croissance des pauvres?

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Toan Nguyen , Benedict Clements , and Rina Bhattacharya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 2005

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589064645

Keywords: debt service, external debt, debt relief, foreign debt, budget deficits, public debt, debt overhang, stock of debt, debt-service, debt burdens

The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, launched in 1999 by the IMF and the World Bank, was the first coordinated effort by the international financial community to reduce the foreign debt of the wor...

IMF Approves in Principle Three-Year, US$40 Million PRGF Loan for Lao P.D.R.

IMF Approves in Principle Three-Year, US$40 Million PRGF Loan for Lao P.D.R. »

Source: Lao People's Democratic Republic : Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation and Request for A Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2002/62

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451822465

Keywords: balance of payments, external debt, debt, budget

This paper examines Lao People's Democratic Republic's 2001 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). Over the past 18 months, the Lao...

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Lao People’s Democratic Republic

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Lao People’s Democratic Republic »

Source: Lao People's Democratic Republic : Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation and Request for A Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2002/62

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451822465

Keywords: balance of payments, external debt, debt, budget

This paper examines Lao People's Democratic Republic's 2001 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). Over the past 18 months, the Lao...

IMF Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with the Lao People’s Democratic Republic

IMF Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with the Lao People’s Democratic Republic »

Source: Lao People's Democratic Republic : 2005 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Lao People's Democratic Republic

Volume/Issue: 2006/399

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451822564

Keywords: debt, budget, revenues, debt service, public debt

The macroeconomic performance for Lao People's Democratic Republic is encouraging, but underlying fragilities remain. Progress needs to be made on structural reforms. On the fiscal side, the immediate challenge is...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Myanmar

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Myanmar »

Source: Myanmar : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Myanmar

Volume/Issue: 2017/30

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475574098

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Balance of payments statistics, Asia and Pacific, Budget deficits, Debt sustainability analysis, Fiscal policy, Financial sector, Fiscal reforms, Flexible exchange rate policy, Economic growth

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Myanmar's economy grew broadly as expected in FY2015/16, at a healthy pace of 7.3 percent, despite massive floods during July-September 2015. Activity softened duri...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Vietnam

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Vietnam »

Source: Vietnam : 2005 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Vietnam

Volume/Issue: 2006/22

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451840322

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

This 2005 Article IV Consultation for Vietnam reports that high credit growth in the context of weak bank balance sheets remains a cause for concern. The overall fiscal deficit narrowed from 7.2 percent of GDP in 2...