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Czech Republic :, Selected Issues

This paper reviews the fiscal reform of the Czech Republic, its key reform measures, and structural implications. The study also focuses on key challenges and demographic pressures facing the Czech economy, and describes the analytical framework of Global Fiscal Model (GFM) with technical details. It analyzes tax and expenditure measures and implications of additional measures for fiscal consolidation on debt sustainability. It reviews the formulation of the Czech National Bank (CNB) and also the Global Integrated Monetary and Fiscal Model (GIMF) to analyze monetary policy challenges lying ahead and the targets for reducing inflation
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; I. Tax and Welfare Reform in the Czech Republic-Structural Implications and Challenges; A. Introduction; B. The Backdrop for Reform; Figures; 1. Tax Structure in Selected Countries, 2004; 2. Labor Participation Rates in Selected Countries, 2006; 3. Hours Worked in Selected Countries, 2006; 4. Participation Rates Among the Younger and Older Generations, 2006; 5. Unemployment Rates, 2006; 6. Long-Term Unemployment in Percent of Total Unemployment; C. The Reform Package-Key Features; Boxes; 1. Experience with Flat Tax Reforms in Central and Eastern Europe
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non fiction
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1 online resource (115 p.)
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