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Assessing External Sustainability in India

Assessing External Sustainability in India »

Source: Assessing External Sustainability in India

Volume/Issue: 1999/181

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tim Callen , and Paul Cashin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

ISBN: 9781451859171

Keywords: India, capital controls, external sustainability, current account, current account deficit, balance of payments, external liabilities, external borrowing

This paper examines the solvency and sustainability of India's external imbalances and analyzes the optimality of its capital flows. We use three approaches: an intertemporal model of the current account that allow...

Bhutan - Assessment Letter for the World Bank

Bhutan - Assessment Letter for the World Bank »

Source: Bhutan - Assessment Letter for the World Bank

Volume/Issue: 2010/057

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2010

ISBN: 9781498336888

Keywords: Assessment letters, Banking sector, Budget deficits, Economic growth, Excess liquidity, Liquidity management, Monetary policy, World Bank, Financial crises, Economic stabilization

Bhutan's growth was resilient to the financial crisis and the outlook remains positive. Containing fiscal expansion and enhancing liquidity management are necessary to avoid economic overheating. Strengthening bank...

Budget Deficits and Interest Rates

Budget Deficits and Interest Rates »

Source: Budget Deficits and Interest Rates : A Fresh Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2008/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ari Aisen , and David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451869040

Keywords: system GMM, inflation, budget deficit, money supply,

We extend the literature on budget deficits and interest rates in three ways: we examine both advanced and emerging economies and for the first time a large emerging market panel; explore interactions to explain so...

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...

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...

The Growth of Indian Public Debt

The Growth of Indian Public Debt »

Source: The Growth of Indian Public Debt : Dimensions of the Problem and Corrective Measures

Volume/Issue: 1991/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raja Chelliah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1991

ISBN: 9781451959024

Keywords: India, public debt, primary deficit, debt ratio, domestic borrowing, external debt

This paper traces the causes of the rapid growth of India's public debt, with special reference to internal debt. It then demonstrates that the growth of debt would become unsustainable by the end of the 1990s if t...

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...

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...

IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Mauritius

IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Mauritius »

Source: Mauritius : Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2002/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451827767

Keywords: interest, budget, debt, deficit, article

This 2002 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Mauritian economy has weathered the global economic slowdown relatively well. Economic output is expected to expand by about 5.3 percent in 2001/02 (July-June),...

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Mauritius

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Mauritius »

Source: Mauritius : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2003/319

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 October 2003

ISBN: 9781451827743

Keywords: debt, interest, deficit, public sector, interest rate

The Mauritian economy showed strong performance owing to its sound macroeconomic policies. Executive Directors emphasized the need to remain competitive and address the growing unemployment problem. They commended...