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Options and Strategies for Fiscal Consolidation in India1

Options and Strategies for Fiscal Consolidation in India1 »

Source: Options and Strategies for Fiscal Consolidation in India

Volume/Issue: 2013/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sampawende Tapsoba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484382257

Keywords: open economy macroeconomics, DSGE models, fiscal policy, fiscal multipliers, fiscal tightening, fiscal balance, Deficit,

The paper uses a multi-region DSGE model to quantify the macroeconomic implications of three adjustment scenarios for India: growth-friendly, social-friendly, and a benchmark case centered on bringing down unproduc...

Indian Subnational Finances

Indian Subnational Finances »

Source: Indian Subnational Finances : Recent Performance

Volume/Issue: 2007/205

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ananthakrishnan Prasad , and Adarsh Kishore

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451867695

Keywords: State budgets, subnational finances, expenditure, fiscal policy, fiscal deficit, expenditures, fiscal responsibility,

The fiscal performance of the States in India has been an area of concern for quite some time. The Twelfth Finance Commission (TFC) recommended a three-pronged strategy to alleviate States' fiscal distress, built a...

The Decentralization Dilemma in India

The Decentralization Dilemma in India »

Source: The Decentralization Dilemma in India

Volume/Issue: 2004/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Catriona Purfield

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2004

ISBN: 9781451845143

Keywords: Debt, Fiscal policy, India, Intergovernmental fiscal relations, panel econometrics, decentralization, fiscal performance, government expenditure, government deficit, fiscal discipline

Already in precarious shape, the financial health of India's states took a turn for the worse in the late 1990s when state deficits and debt rose sharply. While India is among the world's most decentralized economi...

How Should Subnational Government Borrowing Be Regulated? Some Cross-Country Empirical Evidence

How Should Subnational Government Borrowing Be Regulated? Some Cross-Country Empirical Evidence »

Source: How Should Subnational Government Borrowing Be Regulated? Some Cross-Country Empirical Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2005/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Plekhanov , and Raju Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860733

Keywords: Fiscal federalism, local government, budget deficit, fiscal discipline, subnational governments, fiscal imbalances, vertical fiscal imbalances, fiscal balances, fiscal balance, State and Local Borrowing,

Countries have adopted various institutional responses to subnational government borrowing. Using a sample of 44 countries 1982-2000, this paper provides a panel data analysis to determine the most effective borrow...

Tax Smoothing in a Financially Repressed Economy

Tax Smoothing in a Financially Repressed Economy »

Source: Tax Smoothing in a Financially Repressed Economy : Evidence from India

Volume/Issue: 1998/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Cashin , Nilss Olekalns , and Ratna Sahay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1998

ISBN: 9781451854466

Keywords: Fiscal policy, India, Tax smoothing, financial repression, budget surplus, government expenditure, fiscal deficits, budget constraint

India has a long history of running fiscal deficits. Two broad considerations motivate a government to run a deficit: tax smoothing and tax tilting. This paper tests a version of Barro's tax-smoothing model, using...

How Much is A Lot? Historical Evidence on the Size of Fiscal Adjustments1

How Much is A Lot? Historical Evidence on the Size of Fiscal Adjustments1 »

Source: How Much is A Lot? Historical Evidence on the Size of Fiscal Adjustments

Volume/Issue: 2014/179

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Julio Escolano , Laura Jaramillo , Carlos Mulas-Granados , and G. Terrier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2014

ISBN: 9781484378861

Keywords: Deficit, primary balance, size of adjustment, fiscal adjustments, fiscal consolidations, Structure and Scope of Government,

The sizeable fiscal consolidation required to stabilize the debt-to-GDP ratios in several countries in the aftermath of the global crisis raises a crucial question on its feasibility. To answer this question, we re...

Global Spillovers into Domestic Bond Markets in Emerging Market Economies*

Global Spillovers into Domestic Bond Markets in Emerging Market Economies* »

Source: Global Spillovers into Domestic Bond Markets in Emerging Market Economies

Volume/Issue: 2013/264

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laura Jaramillo , and Anke Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2013

ISBN: 9781484328446

Keywords: Emerging Market Economies, Fiscal Deficit, Global Spillovers, bond, bond yields, domestic bond, sovereign bond, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

While fiscal conditions remain healthier than in advanced economies, emerging economies continue to be exposed to negative spillovers if global conditions were to become less favorable. This paper finds that domest...

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative on India, January 27, 2014

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative on India, January 27, 2014 »

Source: India : Staff Report for 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2014

ISBN: 9781484308257

Keywords: Economic indicators, Fiscal consolidation, Banking sector, Article IV consultation reports, Current account deficits, Debt sustainability analysis, Economic growth, Press releases, Staff Reports, India

This 2014 Article IV consultation highlights an expected slowdown of growth in India, to 4.6 percent this fiscal year, the lowest in a decade, reflecting global developments and domestic supply constraints. Headlin...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with India

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with India »

Source: India : Staff Report for 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2014

ISBN: 9781484308257

Keywords: Economic indicators, Fiscal consolidation, Banking sector, Article IV consultation reports, Current account deficits, Debt sustainability analysis, Economic growth, Press releases, Staff Reports, India

This 2014 Article IV consultation highlights an expected slowdown of growth in India, to 4.6 percent this fiscal year, the lowest in a decade, reflecting global developments and domestic supply constraints. Headlin...

India: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

India: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Source: India : Staff Report for 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2014

ISBN: 9781484308257

Keywords: Economic indicators, Fiscal consolidation, Banking sector, Article IV consultation reports, Current account deficits, Debt sustainability analysis, Economic growth, Press releases, Staff Reports, India

This 2014 Article IV consultation highlights an expected slowdown of growth in India, to 4.6 percent this fiscal year, the lowest in a decade, reflecting global developments and domestic supply constraints. Headlin...