Xavier Debrun

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department

700 19th Street NW

Washington, DC 20431

United States

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Citation 26

Is Fiscal Policy Coordination in EMU Desirable?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 599
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Nov 2001
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM)
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Citation 26

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EMU, Fiscal Coordination, Shocks, Demand Management

Is Fiscal Policy Coordination in EMU Desirable?

IMF Working Paper No. 01/178
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Feb 2006
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM)
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Citation 26

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EMU fiscal coordination shocks demand management

Is Fiscal Policy Coordination in EMU Desirable?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3035
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Nov 2001
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM)
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Citation 26
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EMU, fiscal coordination, shocks, demand management

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Primary Surplus Behavior and Risks to Fiscal Sustainability in Emerging Market Countries: A 'Fan-Chart' Approach

IMF Working Paper No. 06/67
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Apr 2006
Oya Celasun, Xavier Debrun and Jonathan D. Ostry
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Citation 28

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Public debt sustainability, fiscal reaction function, risk analysis, fan charts

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Making Fiscal Space Happen: Managing Fiscal Policy in a World of Scaled-Up Aid

IMF Working Paper No. 06/270
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Jan 2007
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Citation 5

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Economic assistance, Fiscal policy, Low income developing countries, Economic policy, Public finance

Implementing the Stability and Growth Pact: Enforcement and Procedural Flexibility

ECB Working Paper No. 433
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Apr 2005
Roel M. W. J. Beetsma and Xavier Debrun
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Citation 8

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Fiscal rules, Stability and Growth Pact, procedural flexibility, deficits, structural reforms

Implementing the Stability and Growth Pact: Enforcement and Procedural Flexibility

IMF Working Paper No. 05/59
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Jan 2006
Roel M. W. J. Beetsma and Xavier Debrun
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Citation 8

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Fiscal rules, Stability and Growth Pact, procedural flexibility, deficits, structural reforms

Implementing the Stability and Growth Pact: Enforcement and Procedural Flexibility

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5005
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 24 Aug 2005
Roel M. W. J. Beetsma and Xavier Debrun
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Citation 8
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Fiscal rules, stability and growth pact, procedural flexibility, deficits, structural reforms

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The Discipline-Enhancing Role of Fiscal Institutions: Theory and Empirical Evidence

IMF Working Paper No. 07/171
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Aug 2007
Xavier Debrun and Manmohan Kumar
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Citation 16

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Working Paper, Fiscal policy, Fiscal transparency, Budget deficits, Budgetary policy

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Fiscal Rules, Fiscal Councils and All that: Commitment Devices, Signaling Tools or Smokescreens?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Feb 2012
Xavier Debrun and Manmohan Kumar
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Monetary Union in West Africa: Who Might Gain, Who Might Lose, and Why?

IMF Working Paper No. 02/226
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Feb 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Division
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Citation 18

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Monetary union, West Africa, Africa, fiscal distortions

Monetary Union in West Africa: Who Might Gain, who Might Lose, and why?

Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 454-481, May 2005
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Apr 2005
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Division
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Fiscal Policy and Macroeconomic Stability: Automatic Stabilizers Work, Always and Everywhere

IMF Working Paper No. 10/111
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Xavier Debrun and Radhicka Kapoor
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Citation 3

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Economic models, Economic stabilization, Fiscal policy, Fiscal stability

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Government Size and Output Volatility: Should We Forsake Automatic Stabilization?

IMF Working Paper No. 08/122
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Jul 2008
Xavier Debrun, Jean Pisani-Ferry and André Sapir
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, Hertie School of Governance and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES)
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Citation 9

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Working Paper, Government expenditures, Financial stability, Gross domestic product

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Should African Monetary Unions be Expanded? An Empirical Investigation of the Scope for Monetary Integration in Sub-Saharan Africa

IMF Working Paper No. 10/157
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Division and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Fiscal Policy and Macroeconomic Stability: New Evidence and Policy Implications

Bank of Italy Occasional Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Jan 2012
Xavier Debrun and Radhicka Kapoor
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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A New Fiscal Rule: Should Israel Go Swiss?

IMF Working Paper No. 08/87
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Apr 2008
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Citation 1

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Working Paper, Israel

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Central Bank Independence and the Design of Fiscal Institutions

IMF Working Paper No. 01/205
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Feb 2006
Francesca Castellani and Xavier Debrun
Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Citation 2

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central bank independence, policy mix, fiscal rules, linear and quadratic contracts with targets

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Inflation Targeting and Fiscal Rules: Do Interactions and Sequencing Matter?

IMF Working Paper No. 14/89
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Jul 2014
Universite d'Auvergne - Clermont 1 - CERDI, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, Université d'Auvergne - Clermont 1 and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Inflation targeting, Fiscal rules, Fiscal policy, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Economic models, institutional reform sequencing., inflation, inflation rate, terms of trade, independent central bank, inflation target, monetary economics, price stability, inflation dynamics, price level, monetary institutions, fiscal behavior, inflation tax, fiscal authorities, fiscal authority, fiscal balances, lower inflation, average inflation, rate of inflation, inflation rates, inflation aversion, low inflation, inflation data, fiscal performances, inflation forecasts, fiscal reforms, fiscal policy rules, real value, government budget, fiscal balance, fiscal theory, fiscal institutions, excess

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Democratic Accountability, Deficit Bias, and Independent Fiscal Agencies

IMF Working Paper No. 11/173
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Aug 2011
Xavier Debrun
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Public Debt in Emerging Markets: Is it Too High?

WORLD ECONOMIC OUTLOOK, p. 113, September 2003
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Apr 2012
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Asia and Pacific Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Reconciling Stability and Growth Smart Pacts and Structural Reforms

IMF Working Paper No. 03/174
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Feb 2006
Roel M. W. J. Beetsma and Xavier Debrun
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Citation 13

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Structural reforms Stability and Growth Pact Monetary Union Sanctions

Reconciling Stability and Growth: Smart Pacts and Structural Reforms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3930
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Aug 2003
Roel M. W. J. Beetsma and Xavier Debrun
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Citation 13
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Structural reforms, stability and growth pact, monetary union

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Debt Sustainability in Emerging Market Countries: A 'Fan Chart' Approach

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Feb 2012
Xavier Debrun, Oya Celasun and Jonathan D. Ostry
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Fiscal Councils: Rationale and Effectiveness

IMF Working Paper No. 16/86
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Dec 2016
Roel M. W. J. Beetsma and Xavier Debrun
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Fiscal policy, Civil society organizations, Fiscal rules and institutions, Institutional framework, Econometric models, Fiscal policy, deficit bias, independent fiscal institutions

Fiscal Councils: Rationale and Effectiveness

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11140
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Roel M. W. J. Beetsma and Xavier Debrun
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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deficit bias, Fiscal policy, independent fiscal institutions

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That Squeezing Feeling: The Interest Burden and Public Debt Stabilization

IMF Working Paper No. 13/125
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Xavier Debrun and Tidiane Kinda
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Public debt, Debt burden, Interest rates, Fiscal consolidation, Government expenditures, public debt, interest payments, fiscal consolidation., fiscal reaction, fiscal policy, fiscal reaction function, government revenue, debt service, fiscal reaction functions, fiscal consolidation, fiscal behavior, fiscal space, tax revenues, tax revenue, interest expenditure ratios, interest expenditure, fiscal prudence, budget constraint, expenditure ratios, fiscal adjustment, budget balance, fiscal policy response, public spending, public expenditures, fiscal variables, annual budget, taxation, national fiscal rules, fiscal impact, fiscal retrenchments, budget balances, primary expenditure, fiscal devel

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Welfare Effects of Monetary Integration: The Common Monetary Area and Beyond

IMF Working Paper No. 12/136
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Aug 2012
Tamon Asonuma, Xavier Debrun and Paul R. Masson
affiliation not provided to SSRN, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and C.D. Howe Institute
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Common Monetary Area, Monetary Union, Sadc Countries, Economic Indicators, Southern African Development Community, Welfare

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Tied to the Mast? National Fiscal Rules in the European Union

Economic Policy, Vol. 23, Issue 54, pp. 297-362, April 2008
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, European Union - Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN), European Commission, European Union - European Commission and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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The Political Economy of Fiscal Transparency and Independent Fiscal Councils

ECB Working Paper No. 2091
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Aug 2017
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB)
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Independent fiscal councils, fiscal transparency, public debt, partisan bias, opportunistic bias, competence, congruence

The Political Economy of Fiscal Transparency and Independent Fiscal Councils

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12181
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB)
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competence, congruence, fiscal transparency, Independent fiscal councils, opportunistic bias, partisan bias, public debt

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Independent Fiscal Agencies

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 44-81, February 2009
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jan 2009
Xavier Debrun, David Hauner and Manmohan Kumar
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Welfare Effects of Monetary Integration: The Common Monetary Area and Beyond

IMF Working Paper WP/12/136
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jul 2014
Tamon Asonuma, Xavier Debrun and Paul R. Masson
International Monetary Fund Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Common Monetary Area; Monetary Union; SADC countries