3 edition of Fiscal Reform and Structural Change in Developing Countries, Vol. 2 found in the catalog.
May 4, 2001 by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English
|Contributions||Guillermo Perry (Editor), John Whalley (Editor), Gary McMahon (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||366|
Downloadable! This study uses Monte Carlo methods to examine the impact on welfare of several types of commonly used fiscal rules. The simulations employ an expected intertemporal welfare function and the parameters from a three-variable structural VAR estimated using data for sixteen European countries. The VAR captures the potential interaction effects between output, Cited by: 3. 2. Fiscal constraints on monetary policy For much of the past three decades, fiscal policy remained a major concern for monetary policy in EMEs. Unsustainable fiscal deficits and public debt levels created the spectre of fiscal dominance in many countries, leading to high and volatile inflation and elevated risk premia on government debt. Fiscal decentralisation in developing countries: challenges and prospects. and fiscal federalism theories (East Africa) 2) Lack of strategic orientation in decentralisation and fiscal reform • Main motives for reform usually complex (South Africa) 3) Perception that there is insufficient “political will” for. Other Articles, Books and Book Chapters "Tax Incidence in Colombia: A General Equilibrium Analysis" (with Eduardo Lora), in Fiscal Reform, Stabilization and Structural Adjustment in Developing Countries (Guillermo Perry, John Whalley and Gary McMahon, eds.), St. Martin's Press, New York, ,
Abstract—Monetary and Fiscal policies have powerful influence on the pace and pattern of economic growth of a nation. In a developing country like India the major concern of economic policy needs to be diverted and accelerated on the rate of development and in this process, monetary and fiscal policies have a strategic role to Size: 1MB.
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Fiscal crisis and fiscal reform in developing countries - john toye Mexico’s debt default in sparked off a macroeconomic crisis, that national policymakers in developing countries interpreted to be a systematic breakdown of existing model of economic development (the author calls it File Size: 34KB.
Download Fiscal Decentralization and Development Experiences of Three Developing Countries in Download Online. Financial Strategies for Developing Countries (Washington, DC: Brookings Institution).
Google Scholar Helleiner, G.K. () ‘Capital Account Regimes and the Developing Countries’ (Washington, DC: Intergovernmental Group of Twenty Cited by: 9. The reform of fiscal policies and institutions lies at the heart of structural adjustment in developing countries.
Although the immediate aim of such reform is to reduce fiscal imbalances to achieve macroeconomic stability, the long-term goal is to secure more durable improvements in fiscal performance. This study reviews the fiscal reform experience of 36 low-income developing. elements of fiscal decentralization as it is being promoted in selected countries, including some of the problems being faced and successes being realized.
The paper concludes with some observations on how to think about designing more appropriate and effective fiscal decentralization in developing countries.
An important dimension of public sector reform in developing and emerging market economies has been the loosening of central control over the private sector and lower level governments. The author's overview of the principles and best practices of fiscal federalism should help guide policy debates on restructuring intergovernmental fiscal.
The role of fiscal policy in developed economies is to maintain full employment and tabilize growth. In contrast, in developing countries, fiscal policy is used to create an environment for rapid economic growth.
The various aspects of this are: 1. Mobilisationm of resources: Developing economies are characterized by low levels ofFile Size: KB. Fiscal Issues in Adjustment in Developing Countries 1st ed.
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Format: Paperback. s, developing countries outnumbered advanced economies as users of fiscal rules. Rules were adopted either as part of the toolkit to join currency unions or to strengthen fiscal frameworks during and after large stabilization and policy reform episodes.
The extent to which fiscal policy engender economic growth has continued to attract empirical debate especially in developing countries and the fundamental problem is the representation of fiscal policy. Literature reveals that there are different opinions as File Size: KB. one-quarter of developing countries (figure 2).
The case for countercyclical fiscal stimulus will therefore depend on the individual circumstances of each developing country. However, short-term stabilization should not be the only or primary lens through which developing countries as-sess the usefulness of fiscal policy. Its role in addressing key.
Statistics show that the public spending of the developed countries is much higher than the developing or under developed countries. Globalization and the need of fiscal reform in developing countries and Taxation In today’s taxation system, the personal tax and the value added tax (VAT) have an important role to play.
Fiscal federalism: dimensions of tax reform in developing countries (English) Abstract. The authors propose four economic principles for use in deciding taxing responsibilities for various levels of government. These are: 1) efficiency of the internal common market - for efficiency in internal common market, taxes on mobile factors and tradable Cited by: In order to incite a change in the IMF approach to reform in low-income countries, we advocate organizational reform at both Board and staff level.
Reforms aimed at changing the governance structure of the IMF are critically important if the institution is to stay relevant and trusted (El-Erian,Evans and Finnemore,Momani, ).Cited by: Abstract.
Most of the countries of Eastern Europe are currently going through the same process of economic and social transformation that many Latin American countries began in the early s. 1 Given the large variety of Latin American experiences, it would seem, therefore, that Eastern Europe could learn a great deal by studying Latin America.
However, few Eastern European Cited by: 1. Figure 2. Decision Tree to Determine Fiscal Framework Priorities The country classification can change over time, implying that the primary objectives of the fiscal framework could also change. One reason would be changes to the resource reserves estimates.
Many developing countries enjoy significant potential for discovering. "Fiscal Reform, Stabilization and Structural Adjustment in Colombia" (with Guillermo Perry), in Fiscal Reform, Stabilization and Structural Adjustment in Developing Countries (Guillermo Perry, John Whalley and Gary McMahon, eds.), St.
Martin's Press, New York, all). 2 Fiscal procyclicality in developing countries arises from both the weakness of automatic stabilizers and the procyclical bias of discretionary policies.
While in industrial countries countercyclical discretionary policy contributes to dampen aggregate fluctuations, in developing economies discretionary policy is usually procyclical. Many advanced countries need structural reforms to make their economies more productive and raise long-term living standards.
Our new research shows that provided countries can afford it, fiscal policy, through spending or tax incentives, can help governments overcome some obstacles to the reforms, particularly in the early stages.
Abbott et al. () assess the IMF approach to economic reform in developing countries. With an extensive review of the related literature, Abbott et al.
() find that the evidence from the. ADVERTISEMENTS: Role of Fiscal Policy in Developing Countries. The fiscal policy in developing countries should apparently be conducive to rapid economic development. In a poor country, fiscal policy can no longer remain a compensatory fiscal policy.
It has a tough role to play in a developing economy and has to face the problem of growth-cum-stability. Many developing countries have followed a similar trajectory of approaches and reforms to those in more advanced countries through broader governance agendas supported by aid donors.
Other approaches to public sector reform have also featured in these countries, notably decentralization, pay and employment reforms, integrity and anti-corruption.
the effects of fiscal policy shocks and of systematic fiscal policy, with time series or with cross-sectional methods, and their applicability to developing countries. The second section surveys optimal fiscal policy in developing countries, by considering the role of the intertemporal government budget, and sustainability and by: NBER Program(s):International Finance and Macroeconomics.
A large empirical literature has found that fiscal policy in developing countries is procyclical, in contrast to high-income countries where it is countercyclical.
The idea that fiscal policy in developing countries is procyclical has all but reached the status of conventional wisdom. decentralization in developing countries.
The Historical Basis of Fiscal Centralization Although fiscal decentraliza tion has emerged as a Author: Paul Smoke. Abstract This paper surveys fiscal policy in developing countries from the point of view of long-run growth.
The first section reviews existing methodologies to estimate the effects of fiscal policy shocks and of systematic fiscal policy, with time series or with cross-sectional methods, and their applicability to developing countries.
The focus is on developing and new industrial countries in need of both stabilization and structural adjustment. The external transfer problem and the associated internal fiscal and real resource transfer problems are analyzed with special emphasis on possible causes for the breakdown of the internal and external transfer processes.
Prudent conduct of fiscal policy is a cornerstone for stable and sustainable growth. There are at least three further roles that fiscal policy can play in supporting growth. First, structural reform may rely on fiscal instruments for its implementation. Second, fiscal policy can help bring about political consensus for structural reform.
Third. privatization on economic growth in developing countries. The fourth section will introduce and discuss the results of my own empirical study. In the final section of the paper I will attempt to draw useful conclusions regarding privatization as an economic growth policy.
This study examines the patterns of structural change in economic development by drawing insights from the case of Vietnam. Empirical evidence from literature indicates that developing countries are likely to gain from structural transformation to boost.
Over the last fifteen years the world's largest developing countries have initiated market reform in their electric power sectors from generation to distribution. This book evaluates the experiences of five of those countries - Brazil, China, India, Mexico and South Africa - as they have shifted from state-dominated systems to schemes allowing.
Fiscal Policy and Private Investment in Developing Countries Recent Evidence on Key Selected Issues Ajay Chhibber and Mansoor Dailami The key to sustained recovery in developing countries is the revival of private investment.
This revival requires a coordi-nated set of credible policies -fiscal, exchange rate, tax, and public expenditure File Size: 1MB. Raghbendra Jha Fiscal Policy in Developing Countries: A Synoptic View 5 Table 2: Total Government Tax Revenue as a Percentage of GDP, – and – (domestic prices, number of countries and median values of the simple averages) to to Direction of Change Countries Median Countries Median Down Up.
April Volume 13 No.2 Fiscal decentralisation in developing countries essons for Bangladesh There is an ongoing debate in Bangladesh in civil society and among policymakers, whether the country should move from a highly centralised unitary state to a more devolved entity.
DemandAuthor: Odd-Helge Fjeldstad. Civil service reform is a deliberate action to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, professionalism, representativity and democratic character of a civil service, with a view to promoting better delivery of public goods and services, with increased actions can include data gathering and analysis, organizational restructuring, improving human resource management.
Introduction. Climate change presents one of the most important global challenges for humanity in the twenty first century. The global CO 2 concentrations have reached ppm and policy makers around the world are trying to bring GHG emissions to the sustainable path of reaching a maximum 2 °C with the Paris agreement aiming to limit the increase to ° by: 9.
Structural adjustment programs (SAPs) consist of loans provided by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) to countries that experienced economic crises.
The two Bretton Woods Institutions require borrowing countries to implement certain policies in order to obtain new loans (or to lower interest rates on existing ones). The conditionality clauses.
source of government revenue for developing countries. For example, Cukierman et al. (, 2 Eq. (2) implicitly assumes that money demand is not affected by fiscal policy and, therefore, that fiscal policy is not subject to time inconsistencies.
Otherwise, an independent central bank could not directly control inflation, since it would. developing countries at the IMF to reflect more accurately their weight in the global economy.
Implementing the Reform Package, and the Role of Congress IMF rules do not require formal approval of the reform package by all IMF member countries. From the viewpoint of new structural economics, the effects of fiscal policy may be different in developed and developing countries due to the differences in opportunities of using counter-cyclical expenditure for making productivity-enhanced by:.
The Government will steadily implement measures that have been adopted thus far, including the "Basic Policies for Economic and Fiscal Management and Structural Reform "(Cabinet Decision on J ) and make further efforts on regional revitalization and employment policies so that fruits of the reforms would be spread all over Japan.
2.Basic Policies for Economic and Fiscal Management and Structural Reform (Summary) Section 1. Challenges Facing the Japanese Economy 1. Strengthening the Japanese Economy. While steady efforts have been made to implement structural reform, the reform program is .The following are the major objectives of fiscal policy in a Developing Economy (1) Mobilization of Resources.
The first objective of the fiscal policy is to mobilize resources for the development of the economy through various resources including imposition of fresh taxes, increasing rates of existing taxes; operating surplus of public enterprises, public borrowings, deficit financing etc.