Vito Tanzi

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Director

700 19th Street NW

Tax Policy Division Fiscal Affairs Department

Washington, DC 20431

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

41

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Scholarly Papers (41)

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Citation 128

Corruption, Growth, and Public Finances

IMF Working Paper No. 00/182
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi and Hamid R. Davoodi
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
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Citation 128

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corruption, growth, bribes, investment

Corruption, Growth, and Public Finances

IMF Working Paper No. 00/182
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Aug 2009
Vito Tanzi and Hamid R. Davoodi
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
Downloads 90 (228,852)
Citation 127

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Corruption, Economic growth, Public finance, Investment

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Corruption, Public Investment, and Growth

IMF Working Paper No. 97/139
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi and Hamid R. Davoodi
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
Downloads 1,965 (4,779)
Citation 129

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Corruption, public investment, growth, productivity

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Money Laundering and the International Financial System

IMF Working Paper No. 96/55
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 1,957 (5,370)
Citation 5

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Corruption Around the World: Causes, Consequences, Scope, and Cures

IMF Working Paper No. 98/63
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 1,232 (9,607)
Citation 96

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Corruption, role of state, regulations

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Citation 62

Public Sector Efficiency: An International Comparison

ECB Working Paper Series No. 242
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Sep 2003
University of Lisbon - School of Economics and Management, European Central Bank (ECB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Citation 62

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Government expenditure, Efficiency, Free Disposable Hull, Production possibility frontier

Public Sector Efficiency: An International Comparison

Public Choice, Vol. 123, No. 3-4, pp. 321-347, January 2005
Posted: 11 Aug 2005
University of Lisbon - School of Economics and Management, European Central Bank (ECB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Government expenditure, efficiency, free disposable hull, production possibility frontier

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Globalization, Tax Competition and the Future of Tax Systems

IMF Working Paper No. 96/141
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Citation 10

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Tax Policy for Emerging Markets: Developing Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 00/35
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jan 2006
Vito Tanzi and Howell H. Zee
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Xiamen University
Downloads 643 (30,217)
Citation 39

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tax policy, tax reform, developing countries

Tax Policy for Emerging Markets: Developing Countries

National Tax Journal, Vol. 53, Issue 2, June 2000
Posted: 20 Jun 2000
Vito Tanzi and Howell H. Zee
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Xiamen University

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Corruption, Governmental Activities, and Markets

IMF Working Paper No. 94/99
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Citation 27

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Government Role and the Efficiency of Policy Instruments

IMF Working Paper No. 95/100
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 381 (53,584)
Citation 10

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The Changing Role of the State in the Economy: A Historical Perspective

IMF Working Paper No. 97/114
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 336 (54,840)
Citation 7

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The Impact of Macroeconomic Policies on the Level of Taxation (and on the Fiscal Balance) in Developing Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 88/95
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 333 (62,410)
Citation 10

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Fundamental Determinants of Inequality and the Role of Government

IMF Working Paper No. 98/178
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 255 (91,986)
Citation 4

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Inequality, Social Norms, Role of Governments, Positional Rents, Social Capital

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Citation 1

The Cost of Government and the Misuse of Public Assets

IMF Working Paper No. 00/180
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi and Tej Prakash
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 204 (117,481)
Citation 1

Abstract:

public assets capital charges efficiency in government budget cadastres of public assets

The Cost of Government and the Misuse of Public Assets

IMF Working Paper No. 00/180
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Aug 2009
Vito Tanzi and Tej Prakash
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 27 (401,723)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Budgetary policy, Public sector

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Reforming Public Expenditure in Industrialised Countries: Are there Trade-Offs?

ECB Working Paper No. 435
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Apr 2005
Ludger Schuknecht and Vito Tanzi
European Central Bank (ECB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 230 (94,705)
Citation 10

Abstract:

public expenditure, expenditure reform, economic growth, socio economic indicators

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Taxation and the Household Saving Rate: Evidence from OECD Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 98/36
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi and Howell H. Zee
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Xiamen University
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Citation 6

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Citation 17

Globalization and the Future of Social Protection

IMF Working Paper No. 00/12
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Citation 17

Abstract:

globalization, welfare state, tax expenditure, regulations, taxes, public spending, social expenditure

Globalization and the Future of Social Protection

Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 49, pp. 116-127, 2002
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 31 Dec 2002
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Citation 17

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The IMF and Tax Reform

IMF Working Paper No. 90/39
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Globalization, Technological Developments, and the Work of Fiscal Termites

IMF Working Paper No. 00/181
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Citation 11

Abstract:

globalization, electronic commerce, tax evasion

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The Demise of the Nation State?

IMF Working Paper No. 98/120
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 214 (100,072)

Abstract:

globalization, spillovers, government role, fiscal federalism

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A Tax on Gross Assets of Enterprises as a Form of Presumptive Taxation

IMF Working Paper No. 92/16
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Efraim Sadka and Vito Tanzi
Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 178 (117,192)
Citation 6

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Tax Reform in Economies in Transition: A Brief Introduction to the Main Issues

IMF Working Paper No. 91/23
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 147 (149,247)
Citation 9

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Fiscal Policy and the Economic Restructuring of Economies in Transition

IMF Working Paper No. 93/22
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 109 (185,542)
Citation 11

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Fiscal Reform Over Ten Years of Transition

IMF Working Paper No. 00/113
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi and George Tsibouris
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 106 (192,793)
Citation 15

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Fiscal policy, fiscal reform, transition

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El papel del gobierno y la eficiencia de los instrumentos de política económica

IMF Working Paper No. 95/100
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 91 (210,303)

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The Taxation of Financial Assets: A Survey of Issues and Country Experiences

IMF Working Paper No. 95/46
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi and John L. King
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Economic Research Service (ERS)
Downloads 81 (237,014)

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Fiscal Policy and Economic Reconstruction in Latin America

IMF Working Paper No. 89/94
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 78 (225,443)
Citation 3

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Financial Markets and Public Finance in the Transformation Process

IMF Working Paper No. 92/29
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 74 (238,798)
Citation 3

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Tax Reform in Industrial Countries and the Impact of the U.S. Tax Reform Act of 1986

IMF Working Paper No. 87/61
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Consequences of the Economic and Monetary Union for the Coordination of Tax Systems in the European Union: Lessons from the U.S. Experience

IMF Working Paper No. 98/115
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi and Howell H. Zee
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Xiamen University
Downloads 62 (272,526)
Citation 1

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Tax coordination, tax competition, economic union

Increasing Dependency Ratios, Pensions, and Tax Smoothing

IMF Working Paper No. 98/129
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Efraim Sadka and Vito Tanzi
Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 43 (339,000)
Citation 3

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Dependency ratios, a pay-as-you-go, defined-benefit pension, fully funded, defined-contribution pension, tax smoothing, real exchange rate risk

Increasing Dependency Ratios, Pensions and Tax Smoothing

Economic Notes, Vol. 31, pp. 547-558, 2002
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Feb 2003
Efraim Sadka and Vito Tanzi
Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 16 (462,317)
Citation 3

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Politique BudgéTaire, Croissance Et Programmes De Stabilisation

IMF Working Paper No. 87/1
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 54 (293,599)

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L'Impact De Politiques MacroéConomiques Sur Le Niveau D'Imposition (Et Le Solde BudgéTaire) Des Pays En DéVeloppement

IMF Working Paper No. 88/95
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 50 (306,596)

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Fiscal Policy for Stable and Equitable Growth in Latin America

IMF Working Paper No. 89/93
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi and Ke-young Chu
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
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Citation 21

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Mobilization of Savings in Eastern European Countries: The Role of the State

IMF Working Paper No. 91/4
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 49 (298,635)
Citation 2

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The Rise of the New Economy and its Implication for Fiscal Policy

Kozminski & TIGER Distinguished Lectures Series No. 2, 2001
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2007
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Theory and Policy: A Comment on Dixit and on Current Tax Theory

IMF Working Paper No. 92/15
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Citation 3

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International Coordination of Fiscal Policies: A Review of Some Major Issues

IMF Working Paper No. 88/70
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 45 (320,768)

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Income Taxes, Interest Rate Parity, and the Allocation of International Savings in Industrial Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 87/53
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 40 (332,679)
Citation 2

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Le rôle du secteur public dans les économies de marché de pays en développement d`Asie. Enseignements généraux pour la stratégie actuelle en matière de dette

IMF Working Paper No. 88/7
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Vito Tanzi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 35 (352,101)

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The Level and Volatility of Interest Rates in the United States: the Roles of Expected Inflation, Real Rates, and Taxes

NBER Working Paper No. w1167
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Jul 2004
John H. Makin and Vito Tanzi
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 23 (400,078)

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An Explanation of the Behavior of Personal Savings in the United States in Recent Years

NBER Working Paper No. w3040
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Apr 2000
Eytan Sheshinski and Vito Tanzi
Hebrew University of Jerusalem and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 23 (395,471)
Citation 3

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