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Malaysia: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Malaysia: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Malaysia : 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/51

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475546590

Keywords: fiscal consolidation, fiscal risks, fiscal sustainability, government spending, fiscal policy

This report discusses Malaysia's economic accomplishment and other economic reforms. Malaysia has attained a strong growth in 2012, and a robust growth is expected in the next term. The financial position of Malays...

Statement by Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour, Alternate Executive Director for Malaysia and Zainal Abidin, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, February 11, 2013

Statement by Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour, Alternate Executive Director for Malaysia and Zainal Abidin, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, February 11, 2013 »

Source: Malaysia : 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/51

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475546590

Keywords: fiscal consolidation, fiscal risks, fiscal sustainability, government spending, fiscal policy

This report discusses Malaysia's economic accomplishment and other economic reforms. Malaysia has attained a strong growth in 2012, and a robust growth is expected in the next term. The financial position of Malays...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Malaysia

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Malaysia »

Source: Malaysia : 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/51

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475546590

Keywords: fiscal consolidation, fiscal risks, fiscal sustainability, government spending, fiscal policy

This report discusses Malaysia's economic accomplishment and other economic reforms. Malaysia has attained a strong growth in 2012, and a robust growth is expected in the next term. The financial position of Malays...

Malaysia

Malaysia »

Source: Malaysia : 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/51

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475546590

Keywords: fiscal consolidation, fiscal risks, fiscal sustainability, government spending, fiscal policy

This report discusses Malaysia's economic accomplishment and other economic reforms. Malaysia has attained a strong growth in 2012, and a robust growth is expected in the next term. The financial position of Malays...

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...

Fiscal Coverage in the Countries of the Middle East and Central Asia

Fiscal Coverage in the Countries of the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: Fiscal Coverage in the Countries of the Middle East and Central Asia : Current Situation and a Way Forward

Volume/Issue: 2008/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daria Zakharova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869712

Keywords: Fiscal coverage, public enterprises, fiscal risks, fiscal statistics, fiscal policy, fiscal accounts, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government,

This paper reviews some broad principles of fiscal coverage, building on cross-country experience. It discusses the level of coverage that would be appropriate to conduct good quality fiscal analysis, while strikin...

Spend Now, Pay Later? Tax Smoothing and Fiscal Sustainability in South Asia

Spend Now, Pay Later? Tax Smoothing and Fiscal Sustainability in South Asia »

Source: Spend Now, Pay Later? Tax Smoothing and Fiscal Sustainability in South Asia

Volume/Issue: 1999/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1999

ISBN: 9781451848403

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Tax smoothing, tax tilting, fiscal sustainability, budget surplus, equation, fiscal deficits, government spending

This paper tests a version of Barro's tax-smoothing model, which assumes intertemporal optimization by a government seeking to minimize the distortionary costs of taxation, using Pakistan and Sri Lankan data for 19...

Intergovernmental Grants Systems and Management

Intergovernmental Grants Systems and Management »

Source: Intergovernmental Grants Systems and Management : Applications of a General Framework to Indonesia

Volume/Issue: 2002/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bob Searle , Jun Ma , Stefano Piperno , and Ehtisham Ahmad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451855067

Keywords: Fiscal decentralization, Fiscal policy, Indonesia, Equalization Grants, expenditure, expenditure needs, expenditures, total expenditure, tax bases, State And Local Government

Intergovernmental equalization grants have been described as 'the glue that holds a nation together.' Getting the grants system right is critical to countries as they decentralize. This paper illustrates general pr...

Subsidy Reforms and Poverty Alleviation

Subsidy Reforms and Poverty Alleviation »

Source: Subsidy Reforms and Poverty Alleviation

Volume/Issue: 2001/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chandra Bhambhri , and Parkash Chander

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451854909

Keywords: subsidy, reforms, quality, deadweight loss, budgetary constraints, fiscal savings, fiscal balance, Consumer Economics: Theory, Publicly Provided Private Goods, Fiscal Policies And Behavior Of Economic Agents

This paper presents a general framework for characterizing the optimal pattern of subsidies for poverty alleviation under budgetary constraints and suggests possible reforms for the existing pattern of subsidies. T...

Malaysia
			: 2012 Article IV Consultation

Malaysia : 2012 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2013/51

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475546590.002

ISBN: 9781475546590

Keywords: fiscal consolidation, fiscal risks, fiscal sustainability, government spending, fiscal policy

This report discusses Malaysia's economic accomplishment and other economic reforms. Malaysia has attained a strong growth in 2012, and a robust growth is expected in the next term. The financial position of Malays...