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The Global Integrated Monetary and Fiscal Model (GIMF)


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  • Douglas Laxton
  • Susanna Mursula
  • Michael Kumhof
  • Dirk Muir


This working paper presents a comprehensive overview of the theoretical structure of the Global Integrated Monetary and Fiscal Model (GIMF), a multi-region dynamic general equilibrium model that is used by the IMF for a variety of tasks including policy analysis, risk analysis, and surveillance.

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Paper provided by International Monetary Fund in its series IMF Working Papers with number 10/34.

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Length: 73
Date of creation: 01 Feb 2010
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Handle: RePEc:imf:imfwpa:10/34

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Keywords: Banking sector; Corporate sector; Economic models; Private consumption; Private investment; Private savings; investment goods; fiscal stimulus; fiscal policy; elasticity of substitution; budget constraint; tax revenue; aggregate consumption; fiscal rule; intermediate goods; fiscal policies; taxation; international trade; tax rates; government budget; factor shares; government budget constraint; tax bases; fiscal policy rules; nominal interest rate; external finance; tradable goods; domestic economy; fiscal surplus; fiscal model; trade flows; structural fiscal; fiscal rules; aggregate shocks; zero profits; domestic demand; competitive price; fiscal measures; equilibrium model; open economies; budget deficits; nontradable goods; balance of payments; world economy; open economy; account deficits; import price; multiple sources; aggregate demand; domestic competition; nominal growth rate; current account balance; distortionary effect; external shocks; exchange rate movements; fiscal liability; fiscal deficits; tax income; taxes on labor; imported inputs; fiscal multipliers; output elasticity; domestic firms; regional trade; imported goods; fiscal consolidation; budget constraints; nominal interest rates; public investment spending; political economy; monetary union; public finances; tax payments; fiscal instruments; world market; fiscal structure; distortionary taxes; external financing; fiscal analysis; terms-of-trade shocks; fiscal shocks; domestic market; trade shocks; government spending;

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