Financial Globalization and Fiscal Perfomance in Emerging Markets

Author/Editor:

David Hauner ; Manmohan S. Kumar

Publication Date:

November 1, 2005

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

In recent years financial globalization and benign global market conditions have helped emerging markets in their external financing and budgetary positions. This paper examines three related issues: (i) the importance of the impact of the benign financial environment on fiscal performance; (ii) the likely fiscal impact of a reversal in this environment; and (iii) the potential contribution of fiscal reforms to maintaining favorable market access. The results suggest that the benefits from the benign environment have been substantial and that the potential reversal of the favorable external conditions underlines the need for further fiscal reforms.

Series:

Working Paper No. 05/212

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

November 1, 2005

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451862317/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA2005212

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

30

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