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14 Regional Integration, Trade, and Foreign Direct Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa

14 Regional Integration, Trade, and Foreign Direct Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Trade Reform and Regional Integration in Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 1998

ISBN: 9781557757692

Keywords: trade liberalization, regional integration, trade reform, trade taxes, tariff rates

At least in terms of pronouncements and declaration, the political commitment to regional integration in sub-Saharan Africa has been very high, despite changes in ideology and approaches to economic developm...

Remittances Channel and Fiscal Impact in the Middle East, North Africa, and  Central Asia

Remittances Channel and Fiscal Impact in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia »

Source: Remittances Channel and Fiscal Impact in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2012/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yasser Abdih , Ralph Chami , Christian Ebeke , and Adolfo Barajas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475502947

Keywords: Instrumental variables, Panel data, remittance, tax revenue, fiscal impact, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment: General (includes Measurement and Data)

This paper identifies a remittances channel that transmits exogenous shocks, such as business cycles in remittance-sending countries, to the public finances of remittance-receiving countries. Using panel data for r...

Retarding Short-Term Capital Inflows Through withholding Tax

Retarding Short-Term Capital Inflows Through withholding Tax »

Source: Retarding Short-Term Capital Inflows Through withholding Tax

Volume/Issue: 2000/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Howell Zee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2000

ISBN: 9781451845969

Keywords: withholding tax, Tobin tax, financial transactions tax, capital movements, short-term capital inflows, short-term capital

This paper proposes a price-based measure to mitigate the destabilizing impact of the volatility of global capital movements on the domestic economy of a country pursuing sound economic policies. The measure is a w...

15 Some Issues in the Balance of Payments Presentation of Arrears and Debt Reorganization

15 Some Issues in the Balance of Payments Presentation of Arrears and Debt Reorganization »

Source: The IMF's Statistical Systems in Context of Revision of the United Nations' A System of National Accounts

Series: Books

Author(s): Vicente Galbis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557751591

Keywords: payments, social security, interest, taxes, liabilities

T his paper addresses some methodological issues in balance of payments accounting for external debt-servicing arrears and for debt reorganization. It...

Summary of WP/94/110: “How Does Foreign Direct Investment Affect Economic Growth”

Summary of WP/94/110: “How Does Foreign Direct Investment Affect Economic Growth” »

Source: Working Paper Summaries (WP/94/77 - WP/94/147)

Volume/Issue: 1995/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1995

ISBN: 9781451843200

Keywords: paper, taxation, taxes on labor, writing

Authors of Working Papers are normally staff members of the Fund or consultants, although on occasion outside authors may collaborate with a staff member in writing a paper. The views expressed in the Working Paper...

Summary of WP/94/131: “The Meaning of Balance of Payments Statistics in an Interdependent World”

Summary of WP/94/131: “The Meaning of Balance of Payments Statistics in an Interdependent World” »

Source: Working Paper Summaries (WP/94/77 - WP/94/147)

Volume/Issue: 1995/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1995

ISBN: 9781451843200

Keywords: paper, taxation, taxes on labor, writing

Authors of Working Papers are normally staff members of the Fund or consultants, although on occasion outside authors may collaborate with a staff member in writing a paper. The views expressed in the Working Paper...

Tax Concessions and Foreign Direct Investment in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

Tax Concessions and Foreign Direct Investment in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union »

Source: Tax Concessions and Foreign Direct Investment in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

Volume/Issue: 2008/257

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jingqing Chai , and Rishi Goyal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2008

ISBN: 9781451871159

Keywords: Concessions, Incentives, ECCU, fdi, tax incentives, direct investment,

Tax concessions have been employed as a central component of the development strategy in the small island states comprising the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union. This paper compares the costs of concessions in term...

Tax Incentives and International Capital Flows

Tax Incentives and International Capital Flows »

Source: Tax Incentives and International Capital Flows : The Case of the United States and Japan

Volume/Issue: 1989/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451929508

Keywords: tax wedge, taxation, cost of capital, international capital flows, capital flows

This paper explores how the tax treatment of investment and savings affects international capital flows as well as national and global welfare. Focusing on portfolio investment, it evaluates the international effec...

Tax Policy and Reform for Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries

Tax Policy and Reform for Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries »

Source: Tax Policy and Reform for Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1990/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1990

ISBN: 9781451960273

Keywords: foreign investment, tax liability, corporate income tax, foreign investors, corporate tax

This paper identifies tax factors in 21 developing countries that have an impact on foreign direct investment flows. It categorizes those factors into issues associated with tax coordination; tax rates and rate str...