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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...

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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...

The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia

The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: The Cyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Middle East and Central Asia : Is the Current Crisis Different?

Volume/Issue: 2010/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982121

Keywords: government spending, public debt, fiscal policy response, General Outlook and Conditions, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General,

The countries of the Middle East and North Africa, and the Caucasus and Central Asia have the highest output volatility in the world. Fiscal policy is a powerful tool that can help dampen the business cycles. This...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Lao People’s Democratic Republic

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Lao People’s Democratic Republic »

Source: Lao People's Democratic Republic : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/369

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2013

ISBN: 9781484319178

Keywords: current account, public debt, balance of payments, current account deficit, current account balance

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that over the past year, the economy of the Lao People's Democratic Republic has been overheating from expansionary macroeconomic policies. The fiscal deficit is estimat...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Mauritius

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Mauritius »

Source: Mauritius : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/97

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2013

ISBN: 9781484327432

Keywords: current account, external debt, public debt, debt sustainability, current account deficit

The article reviews Mauritius' developments and its macroeconomic policies for the imminent years. Growth has been flexible in these years but the postglobal crisis period did not show any remarkable developments....

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Myanmar

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Myanmar »

Source: Myanmar : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/307

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498309202

Keywords: fiscal deficit, fiscal decentralization, tax revenue, public debt, taxation

KEY ISSUES Context: The authorities continue to make progress on their far-reaching political and economic reform program. Key economic reform priorities are being realized. However, macroeconomic and financial r...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with The Lao People’s Democratic Republic

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with The Lao People’s Democratic Republic »

Source: Lao People's Democratic Republic : Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lao P.D.R.

Volume/Issue: 2011/257

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 August 2011

ISBN: 9781463902131

Keywords: public debt, balance of payments, fiscal deficit, current account, fiscal policy

The economic growth of Lao P.D.R. was buoyed by mining and hydropower sectors, garment exports, non-regional tourism, and FDI inflows following the recovery from the global economic crisis. The Bank of Lao P.D.R. (...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2013/369

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484319178.002

ISBN: 9781484319178

Keywords: current account, public debt, balance of payments, current account deficit, current account balance

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that over the past year, the economy of the Lao People's Democratic Republic has been overheating from expansionary macroeconomic policies. The fiscal deficit is estimat...