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Fiscal Monitor

With increasing fiscal challenges in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, multilateral surveillance of fiscal developments, a key part of the IMF’s surveillance responsibilities, has gained further importance. In response, the Fiscal Monitor was launched in 2009 to survey and analyze the latest public finance developments, update fiscal implications of the crisis and medium-term fiscal projections, and assess policies to put public finances on a sustainable footing.

The Fiscal Monitor is prepared twice a year by the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department. The Monitor’s projections are based on the same database used for the April 2010 WEO and GFSR. The fiscal projections for individual countries have been prepared by IMF desk economists, and, in line with the WEO guidelines, assume that announced policies will be implemented.

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October 01, 2014



2014

COMING SOON: Back To Work, How Fiscal Policy Can Help: IMF Fiscal Monitor, October 2014 -- table of contents

October 08, 2014

IMF Fiscal Monitor -- Public Expenditure Reform: Making Difficult Choices, April 2014

April 09, 2014



2013

IMF Fiscal Monitor (FM) -- Taxing Times, October 2013

October 09, 2013

IMF Fiscal Monitor -- Fiscal Adjustment in an Uncertain World, April 2013

April 16, 2013



2012

IMF Fiscal Monitor -- Taking Stock: A Progress Report on Fiscal Adjustment, October 2012

October 09, 2012

IMF Fiscal Monitor Update: Nurturing Credibility While Managing Risks to Growth, July 2012

July 16, 2012

IMF Fiscal Monitor -- Balancing Fiscal Policy Risks, April 2012

April 17, 2012

IMF Fiscal Monitor Update: As Downside Risks Rise, Fiscal Policy Has To Walk a Narrow Path, January 2012

January 23, 2012



2011

IMF Fiscal Monitor -- Addressing Fiscal Challenges to Reduce Economic Risks, September 2011

September 20, 2011

Staying the Course on Fiscal Adjustment: Fiscal Monitor Update -- June 2011

June 17, 2011

IMF Fiscal Monitor -- Shifting Gears: Tackling Challenges on the Road to Fiscal Adjustment, April 2011

April 12, 2011

Strengthening Fiscal Credibility: Fiscal Monitor Update -- January 2011

January 27, 2011



2010

IMF Fiscal Monitor -- Fiscal Exit: From Strategy to Implementation; November 2010 -- Contents

November 04, 2010

Navigating the Fiscal Challenges Ahead; IMF Fiscal Monitor; May 14, 2010.

May 14, 2010
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2009

The State of Public Finances Cross-Country Fiscal Monitor: November 2009; Prepared by the Staff of the Fiscal Affairs Department; November 3, 2009.

November 03, 2009
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The State of Public Finances: A Cross-Country Fiscal Monitor; by Mark Horton, Manmohan Kumar, and Paolo Mauro; July 30, 2009.

July 30, 2009
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