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Intergenerational Implications of Fiscal Consolidation in Japan

Author/Editor: Kiichi Tokuoka.

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

In Japan, intergenerational inequality in lifetime resources is substantial, with a heavier fiscal burden on the young than the old. Moreover, given the need for fiscal consolidation, the inequality more...

Raising the Consumption Tax in Japan: Why, When, How?

Author/Editor: Kenneth Kang, Michael Keen, Mahmood Pradhan, Ruud A de Mooij.

Release Date: June, 2011

Price: $20.00

The note will make the case for a substantial increase in the VAT in Japan as a core measure of fiscal consolidation, assess its macroeconomic impact (on real activity and inflationary expectations), more...

Niger : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Release Date: May, 2008

Price: $18.00

This Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) reviews the Second Accelerated Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (SDARP) of Niger, which provides a framework for implementing the government’s more...

Senegal : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Release Date: September, 2007

Price: $18.00

This paper focuses on Senegal’s second poverty reduction strategy paper (PRSP–II). It summarizes the results of the participatory PRSP review process prior to final validation and more...

St. Kitts and Nevis : Statistical Appendix

Release Date: April, 2007

Price: $18.00

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff more...

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : Selected Issues

Release Date: March, 2007

Price: $18.00

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the income dispersion and comovement in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union region. It finds that incomes are diverging, with the Leeward Islands converging to a more...

Denmark : Selected Issues

Release Date: October, 2006

Price: $18.00

The paper discusses the flexicurity model, its key policy elements, and association with a low unemployment rate and a high standard of social security for the unemployed. It provides details of an more...

Cape Verde:Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: First Annual Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note

Release Date: September, 2006

Price: $20.00

The Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) reviews the First Annual Progress Report (APR) of Cape Verde on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). The JSAN more...

Who Will Pay? Coping with Aging Societies, Climate Change, and Other Long-Term Fiscal Challenges

Author/Editor: Peter S Heller.

Release Date: November, 2003

Price: $0.00

Aging populations. Weather shocks. Scarce water. Globalization. Security threats. Policymakers today confront a number of developments that threaten to burden public budgets for decades to come, or more...

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