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Riding the Roller Coaster : Fiscal Policies of Nonrenewable Resource Exporters in Latin America and the Caribbean

Author/Editor: Pablo Lopez Murphy, Mauricio Villafuerte, Rolando Ossowski.

Release Date:November, 2010

This paper analyzes recent fiscal policies of nonrenewable resource exporting countries in Latin America and the Caribbean in the context of sharp swings in resource prices. Fiscal policies were more...

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Petroleum Product Subsidies: Costly, Inequitable, and On the Rise

Author/Editor: John M Piotrowski, David Coady, Justin Tyson, Rolando Ossowski, Robert Gillingham, Shamsuddin Tareq.

Release Date:February, 2010

Petroleum product subsidies have again started to increase with the rebound in international prices. This note reviews recent developments in subsidy levels and argues that reforming the policy more...

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Fiscal Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa in Response to the Impact of the Global Crisis

Author/Editor: Shamsuddin Tareq, Andrew Berg, Victor Duarte Lledo, Antonio Spilimbergo, Rolando Ossowski, Irene Yackovlev, Norbert Funke, Alejandro Hajdenberg, Martin Schindler.

Release Date:May, 2009

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Managing the Oil Revenue Boom : The Role of Fiscal Institutions

Author/Editor: Mauricio Villafuerte, Rolando Ossowski, Theo Thomas, Paulo A. Medas.

Release Date:April, 2008

Oil-producing countries have benefited from rising oil prices in recent years. The increase in oil exports and oil revenues has had major implications for these countries. These developments have more...

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Fiscal Policy Formulation and Implementation in Oil-Producing Countries

Author/Editor: Jeffrey M. Davis, Annalisa Fedelino, Rolando Ossowski.

Release Date:August, 2003

Countries with large oil resources can benefit substantially from them. However, despite their huge natural resources, many oil producers have had disappointing growth, widespread poverty, and more...

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Operational Aspects of Fiscal Policy in Oil-Producing Countries

Author/Editor: Steven Barnett, Rolando Ossowski.

Release Date:October, 2002

Oil-producing countries face challenges arising from the fact that oil revenue is exhaustible, volatile, and uncertain, and largely originates from abroad. Reflecting these challenges, the paper more...

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Stabilization and Savings Funds for Nonrenewable Resources

Author/Editor: Rolando Ossowski, Steven Barnett, James Daniel, Jeffrey M Davis.

Release Date:April, 2001

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Fiscal and Macroeconomic Impact of Privatization

Author/Editor: Jeffrey M Davis, Thomas J Richardson, Rolando Ossowski, Steven Barnett.

Release Date:June, 2000

Privatization has been a key element of structural reform in many developing and transition economies during the last decade. This paper examines the fiscal and macroeconomic issues involved in the more...

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Shortages Under Free Prices : The Case of Ukraine in 1992

Author/Editor: Timothy D Lane, Rolando Ossowski, Alexander Sundakov.

Release Date:January, 1994

This paper examines the coexistence of free prices and shortages for a range of consumer goods in Ukraine during 1992. Enterprises making consumer goods were substantially free to set market-clearing more...

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