France : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

January 26, 1998

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix presents a set of generational accounts to contribute to the assessment of France’s long-term fiscal position. The generational accounting framework is outlined, followed by a discussion of its major limitations. The specific case of France, including the construction of the accounts, a discussion of key parameters used, and the main findings are presented. The paper places France’s generational policy in an international perspective. The lifetime net tax payments of current adults are calculated and compared with those of younger living generations.

Series:

Country Report No. 98/1

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

January 26, 1998

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451813401/1934-7685

Stock No:

1FRAEA0011998

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

134

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