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Independent Evaluation Office, Annual Report 2003

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Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063198.017

ISBN: 9781589063198

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, fiscal reform, fiscal policy, work program, fiscal stance

This first Annual Report describes the activities of the IEO through the first full year of operation. The report provides a summary of the main findings and recommendations of the first three evaluation projects o...

Fiscal Vulnerability and Financial Crises in Emerging Market Economies

Fiscal Vulnerability and Financial Crises in Emerging Market Economies »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Richard Hemming , Axel Schimmelpfennig , and Michael Kell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 May 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061965.084

ISBN: 9781589061965

Keywords: Emerging markets, fiscal variables, public debt, currency crises, fiscal policy, external debt

Fiscal problems have long been considered a central feature of financial--that is, currency, debt, and banking--crises. This paper addresses four questions: What are the fiscal causes of crises? Which fiscal vulner...

Perspectives de l'économie mondiale
			: Octobre 1999

Perspectives de l'économie mondiale : Octobre 1999 »

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 1999

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758408.083

ISBN: 9781557758408

Keywords: inflation, interest, debt, monetary policy, restructuring, payments, debtor countries, external debt, price stability, loans

The World Economic Outlook, published twice a year in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic, presents IMF staff economists' analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term. Chapters give an...

CHAPTER 1 The Independent Evaluation Office: Objectives and Modes of Operation

CHAPTER 1 The Independent Evaluation Office: Objectives and Modes of Operation »

Source: Independent Evaluation Office, Annual Report 2003

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2003

ISBN: 9781589063198

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, fiscal reform, fiscal policy, work program, fiscal stance

Independent evaluation is widely regarded as an essential requirement in international financial institutions, contributing to increased transparency and accountability and strengthening the process of learn...

CHAPTER 2 Evaluation Projects Undertaken in FY2002–03

CHAPTER 2 Evaluation Projects Undertaken in FY2002–03 »

Source: Independent Evaluation Office, Annual Report 2003

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2003

ISBN: 9781589063198

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, fiscal reform, fiscal policy, work program, fiscal stance

This chapter provides a brief summary of the main findings and recommendations of the first three evaluation reports and the conclusions reached in the Executive Board discussion on each of these reports....

CHAPTER 3 Status of Ongoing Projects

CHAPTER 3 Status of Ongoing Projects »

Source: Independent Evaluation Office, Annual Report 2003

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2003

ISBN: 9781589063198

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, fiscal reform, fiscal policy, work program, fiscal stance

Work on two of the three projects identified for the FY2003–04 work program commenced in the course of FY2002–03. The status of all three projects is summarized in this chapter. Evaluat...

CHAPTER 4 Some Reflections

CHAPTER 4 Some Reflections »

Source: Independent Evaluation Office, Annual Report 2003

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2003

ISBN: 9781589063198

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, fiscal reform, fiscal policy, work program, fiscal stance

One full year of operations and three completed evaluation reports provide only a limited basis for reflection. Nevertheless, a number of issues have arisen in more than one evaluation which are worth highli...

Front-Loaded or Back-Loaded Fiscal Adjustments

Front-Loaded or Back-Loaded Fiscal Adjustments »

Source: Front-Loaded or Back-Loaded Fiscal Adjustments : What Works in Emerging Market Economies?

Volume/Issue: 2004/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Sanjeev Gupta , Emanuele Baldacci , and Carlos Mulas-Granados

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451857528

Keywords: fiscal consolidations, fiscal adjustments, fiscal sustainability, probability, statistics, Duration Analysis, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

This paper investigates the political and economic determinants of successful fiscal adjustment in 25 emerging market economies from 1980 to 2001. The results show that large and back-loaded fiscal adjustments have...

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...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Fiscal Vulnerability and Financial Crises in Emerging Market Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Richard Hemming , Axel Schimmelpfennig , and Michael Kell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 May 2003

ISBN: 9781589061965

Keywords: Emerging markets, fiscal variables, public debt, currency crises, fiscal policy, external debt

Fiscal problems have long been considered a central feature of financial (i.e., currency, debt, and banking) crises. However, fiscal problems received less attention...