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IMF Fiscal Monitor: Tackling inequality (10/2017). “…This Fiscal Monitor discusses how fiscal policies can help achieve redistributive objectives. It focuses on three salient policy debates: tax rates at the top of the income distribution, the introduction of a universal…

The Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bring together central bankers, ministers of  finace and development, parliamentarians, private sector executives, representatives from civil society organizations and…

Código de transparência fiscal publicado pelo Fundo Monetário Internacional (2014). “Os relatórios fiscais devem oferecer um panorama completo, pertinente, tempestivo e confiável da posição e do desempenho financeiro do governo.”

Corruption: Costs and mitigating strategies published by IMF (5/2016). “In an environment in which growth and employment prospects in many countries remain subdued and a number of high-profile corruption cases have fueled moral outrage, and amid a growing consensus…

From Great Depression to Great Recession: The elusive quest for international policy cooperation published by IMF (3/2017). “The global financial crisis and the ensuing Great Recession raised concerns about adjustment fatigue, deflation, currency wars, and secular stagnation that presented…

2017 Fiscal Forum: Digital revolutions in public finance published by IMF (4/2017). “New technology and increased information availability offer scope for policymakers to rethink the structure of tax policy in ways that could significantly increase their economic efficiency and…

Fical Monitor – Acting now, acting together  published by IMF (4/2016). “The global economy remains fragile at this time. While the recovery in advanced economies is softening, many emerging market and developing economies have experienced a significant economic slowdown, and…

Fiscal Monitor: Achieving more with less published by IMF (4/2017). “Fiscal policy has recently gained prominence, both in public debate and in governments’ policy. A reassessment of fiscal policy is taking place, stressing its greater role in fostering sustainable…

Upgrading the tax system to boost productivity – chapter 2 -Fiscal Monitor  published by IMF (2017). “…The chapter offers several key findings to support the overall message that how governments tax matters for productivity. Improving the design of tax…

Subdued Demand (IMF)

Subdued demand: symptoms and remedies published by IMF indicated by Alvaro Manoel (10/2016). “Global growth is projected to slow to 3.1 percent in 2016 before recovering to 3.4 percent in 2017. The forecast, revised down by 0.1 percentage point for…