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On Promoting Fiscal Discipline : The Role of Exchange Rate Regimes, Fiscal Rules and Institutions (English)

This paper examines how fiscal rules, exchange rate regimes, and institutional quality affect the cyclical behavior of fiscal policy (how government spending responds to fluctuations in gross domestic product). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8964 AUG 06, 2019

Keita,Kady Synthia; Turcu,Camelia Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Senegal Quality and Equity of Basic Education - P133333 - Sequence No : 10 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR35797 FEB 17, 2019

Kamil,Hamoud Abdel Wedoud Disclosed

Fiscal Space : Concept, Measurement, and Policy Implications (English)

Effective fiscal policy depends on the amount of budget resources available to raise spending or lower taxes without jeopardizing fiscal sustainability. ... See More +

Brief 132195 NOV 01, 2018

Kose,Ayhan; Ohnsorge,Franziska Lieselotte; Sugawara,Naotaka Disclosed

Angola - First Fiscal Management Development Policy Financing Project (English)

The First Fiscal Management Development Policy Financing Project of Angola had an unsatisfactory outcome with a significant risk to development, a moderately unsatisfactory performance by the Bank and the monitoring and evaluation quality was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4448 JUL 13, 2018

Disclosed

Sources of volatility in small economies (English)

Do sources of volatility differ by country characteristics such as the level of development, country size, quality of institutions, and presence of restrictions on fiscal policy? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8526 JUL 12, 2018

Hnatkovska,Viktoria; Koehler-Geib,Fritzi Disclosed

Characterizing business cycles in small economies (English)

This paper aims to document a set of stylized facts characterizing business cycle dynamics in smaller economies. The paper uses a large sample of countries spanning 1960-2014 to show that country size is a significant factor affecting countries' volatility, comovement with gross domestic product and real interest rate, and persistence. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8527 JUL 12, 2018

Hnatkovska,Viktoria; Koehler-Geib,Fritzi Disclosed

India - Systematic country diagnostic : realizing the promise of prosperity : Global economic prospects : the turning of the tide? (English)

Global growth remains robust and is projected to reach 3.2 percent in 2018. However, it is expected to edge down in the next two years, to 2.9 percent by 2020, as global slack dissipates and investment growth plateaus. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 126284 MAY 14, 2018

Disclosed

Peru - Public Expenditure and Fiscal Risk Management DPF-DDO : P154981 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR23583 MAR 12, 2018

Leyton,Alberto Disclosed

World Bank Group Research Newsletter (February 2018) (English)

The February newsletter focuses on the growing fiscal vulnerabilities in many emerging markets and developing economies (EMDEs). Recent papers on the topic examine the evolution of fiscal space over the last three decades; the impact of fiscal space on the effectiveness of fiscal stimulus; and priority steps EMDEs can take to rebuild their fiscal space. ... See More +

Newsletter 137151 FEB 01, 2018

Disclosed

Oil discovery and macroeconomic management : the recent Ghanaian experience (English)

This paper analyses the evolution of fiscal and monetary variables in Ghana, from the discovery of oil in 2007 through to 2014. It documents the deterioration of fiscal and monetary discipline over this period, which resulted in a rebound of debt, a deterioration of the external balance, and a decrease in public investment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8209 OCT 03, 2017

Bawumia,Mahamudu; Halland,Havard Disclosed

Consumption smoothing and shock persistence : optimal simple fiscal rules for commodity exporters (English)

A common criticism of balanced budget fiscal rules is that they increase the consumption volatility of financially constrained households who are unable to smooth consumption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8035 APR 25, 2017

Galego Mendes,Arthur; Pennings,Steven Michael Disclosed

Statement by Mr. Ignazio Visco at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Ignazio Visco, Governor of the Bank of Italy at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114577 APR 22, 2017

Disclosed

Weakness in investment growth : causes, implications and policy responses (English)

Investment growth in emerging market and developing economies has slowed sharply since 2010. This paper presents a comprehensive analysis of the causes and implications of this slowdown and presents a menu of policy responses to improve investment growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7990 MAR 02, 2017

Kose,Ayhan; Ohnsorge,Franziska Lieselotte; Ye,Lei Sandy; Islamaj,Ergys Disclosed

Peru - Fiscal Management and Competitiveness Programmatic Development Policy Loans Project (English)

This PPAR evaluates the programmatic series of Peru FMCDPL I–IV and supplemental financing to FMCDPL II. The FMCDPL series aimed to support the government’s reform program to improve the functioning of Peru’s public sector institutions and business environment. ... See More +

110742 FEB 15, 2017

Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) Disclosed

Global economic prospects : weak investment in uncertain times (English)

Stagnant global trade, subdued investment, and heightened policy uncertainty marked another difficult year for the world economy. A moderate recovery is expected for 2017, with receding obstacles to activity in commodity exporters and solid domestic demand in commodity importers. ... See More +

Board Report 112054 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Interest Bearing Notes (November 2016) (English)

Newsletter 140625 NOV 01, 2016

Disclosed

DECPG Weekly Global Economic Brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletters are as follows: taking stock; weekly insight: do fiscal multipliers depend on fiscal positions? ... See More +

Newsletter 110508 OCT 28, 2016

Disclosed

Revisiting the evidence on the cyclicality of fiscal policy across the World (English)

A large and growing literature has argued that industrialized and developing countries behave very differently in relation to their fiscal policy stances over the business cycle. ... See More +

Working Paper 108904 OCT 01, 2016

Carneiro,Francisco Galrao; Garrido,Leonardo Disclosed

Challenges of fiscal policy in emerging and developing economies (English)

This paper presents a systematic analysis of the availability and use of fiscal space in emerging and developing economies. These economies built fiscal space in the run-up to the Great Recession of 2008-09, which was then used for stimulus. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7725 JUN 22, 2016

Huidrom,Raju; Kose,Ayhan; Ohnsorge,Franziska Lieselotte Disclosed

Do fiscal multipliers depend on fiscal positions ? (English)

This paper analyzes the relationship between fiscal multipliers and fiscal positions of governments using an Interactive Panel Vector Auto Regression model and a large data-set of advanced and developing economies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7724 JUN 22, 2016

Huidrom,Raju; Kose,Ayhan; Lim,Jamus Jerome; Ohnsorge,Franziska Lieselotte Disclosed

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On Promoting Fiscal Discipline : The Role of Exchange Rate Regimes, Fiscal Rules and Institutions (English)
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AUG 06, 2019 WPS8964 Policy Research Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Senegal Quality and Equity of Basic Education - P133333 - Sequence No : 10 (English)
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FEB 17, 2019 ISR35797 Implementation Status and Results Report
Fiscal Space : Concept, Measurement, and Policy Implications (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 132195 Brief
Angola - First Fiscal Management Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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JUL 13, 2018 ICR4448 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Sources of volatility in small economies (English)
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JUL 12, 2018 WPS8526 Policy Research Working Paper
Characterizing business cycles in small economies (English)
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JUL 12, 2018 WPS8527 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Systematic country diagnostic : realizing the promise of prosperity : Global economic prospects : the turning of the tide? (English)
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MAY 14, 2018 126284 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Peru - Public Expenditure and Fiscal Risk Management DPF-DDO : P154981 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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MAR 12, 2018 ISR23583 Implementation Status and Results Report
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (February 2018) (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 137151 Newsletter
Oil discovery and macroeconomic management : the recent Ghanaian experience (English)
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OCT 03, 2017 WPS8209 Policy Research Working Paper
Consumption smoothing and shock persistence : optimal simple fiscal rules for commodity exporters (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8035 Policy Research Working Paper
Statement by Mr. Ignazio Visco at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114577 Board Report
Weakness in investment growth : causes, implications and policy responses (English)
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MAR 02, 2017 WPS7990 Policy Research Working Paper
Peru - Fiscal Management and Competitiveness Programmatic Development Policy Loans Project (English)
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FEB 15, 2017 110742
Global economic prospects : weak investment in uncertain times (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112054 Board Report
Interest Bearing Notes (November 2016) (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 140625 Newsletter
DECPG Weekly Global Economic Brief (English)
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OCT 28, 2016 110508 Newsletter
Revisiting the evidence on the cyclicality of fiscal policy across the World (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 108904 Working Paper
Challenges of fiscal policy in emerging and developing economies (English)
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JUN 22, 2016 WPS7725 Policy Research Working Paper
Do fiscal multipliers depend on fiscal positions ? (English)
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JUN 22, 2016 WPS7724 Policy Research Working Paper