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Identifying Binding Constraints to Growth

Identifying Binding Constraints to Growth »

Source: Identifying Binding Constraints to Growth : Does Firm Size Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2015/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mauricio Vargas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2015

ISBN: 9781498358088

Keywords: Firm Size, Firms&;amp;#x2019; Constraints, IV-Oprobit, transportation, firms, firm, transport, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, Firm Performance: Size, Diversification

As emphasized by Hausmann, Rodrik and Velasco, the policy challenge of boosting growth requires prioritization and identifying what are the most binding constraints. This paper draws on firm-level data from the Wor...

Financial Constraints, Intangible Assets, and Firm Dynamics

Financial Constraints, Intangible Assets, and Firm Dynamics »

Source: Financial Constraints, Intangible Assets, and Firm Dynamics : Theory and Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2014/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sophia Chen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484393741

Keywords: Financial constraints, intangible assets, firm dynamics, Tobin&;amp;#x2019;s q, firm sizes, firm size, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Firm Behavior, General,

I study whether firms' reliance on intangible assets is an important determinant of financing constraints. I construct new measures of firm-level physical and intangible assets using accounting information on U.S....

Republic of Estonia

Republic of Estonia »

Source: Republic of Estonia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/85

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451812541

Keywords: financing constraints, investment, financial constraints, firm size, productivity growth

This Selected Issues paper focuses on financing constraints and productivity in Estonia. The paper examines two questions: (1) is there evidence of financing constraints among Estonian firms; and (2) have financing...

Republic of Estonia: Selected Issues

Republic of Estonia: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Estonia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/85

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451812541

Keywords: financing constraints, investment, financial constraints, firm size, productivity growth

This Selected Issues paper focuses on financing constraints and productivity in Estonia. The paper examines two questions: (1) is there evidence of financing constraints among Estonian firms; and (2) have financing...

Republic of Estonia: Selected Issues

Republic of Estonia: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Estonia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/85

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451812541

Keywords: financing constraints, investment, financial constraints, firm size, productivity growth

This Selected Issues paper focuses on financing constraints and productivity in Estonia. The paper examines two questions: (1) is there evidence of financing constraints among Estonian firms; and (2) have financing...

The Net Stable Funding Ratio

The Net Stable Funding Ratio »

Source: The Net Stable Funding Ratio : Impact and Issues for Consideration

Volume/Issue: 2014/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jeanne Gobat , Mamoru Yanase , and Joseph Maloney

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498346498

Keywords: Bank Regulation, Financing, Firm Size, Policy, off balance sheet, banking supervision, bank for international settlements, banking system, Government Policy and Regulation, Firm Performance: Size

As part of Basel III reforms, the NSFR is a new prudential liquidity rule aimed at limiting excess maturity transformation risk in the banking sector and promoting funding stability. The revised package has been is...

SMEs’ Access to Finance in the Euro Area

SMEs’ Access to Finance in the Euro Area »

Source: SMEs' Access to Finance in the Euro Area : What Helps or Hampers?

Volume/Issue: 2014/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bahar Öztürk , and Mico Mrkaic

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484379059

Keywords: access to finance, micro, small and medium sized enterprises, firm size, bank funding, banking, access to bank, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

The monetary transmission mechanism in the euro area has been adversely affected by the recent crises. Using survey data on thousands of euro area firms, we study factors that affect the access to finance of SMEs....

Power Laws in Firm Size and Openness to Trade

Power Laws in Firm Size and Openness to Trade »

Source: Power Laws in Firm Size and Openness to Trade : Measurement and Implications

Volume/Issue: 2010/109

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrei Levchenko , Julian Di Giovanni , and Romain Ranciere

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781455200689

Keywords: Firm Size Distribution, Power Laws, exporting firms, exporters, probability, export sales, export markets, Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies,

Existing estimates of power laws in firm size typically ignore the impact of international trade. Using a simple theoretical framework, we show that international trade systematically affects the distribution of fi...

Investment Banking and Security Market Development

Investment Banking and Security Market Development »

Source: Investment Banking and Security Market Development : Does Finance Follow Industry?

Volume/Issue: 2001/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bharat Anand , and Alexander Galetovic P.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2001

ISBN: 9781451851397

Keywords: relationships, size distribution of firms, investment banking, banking, investment banks, banking industry, investment bank, Financial Institutions and Services: General, Firm Organization and Market Structure,

Long-term relationships between business firms and investment banks are pervasive in developed security markets and there is evidence that better monitoring and information result from these relationships. Therefor...

What Causes Firms to Hide Output? the Determinants of Informality

What Causes Firms to Hide Output? the Determinants of Informality »

Source: What Causes Firms to Hide Output? the Determinants of Informality

Volume/Issue: 2005/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriela Inchauste , Mark Gradstein , and Era Dabla-Norris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451861792

Keywords: determinants, institutions, survey, business environment, regulatory burden, probability, firm size, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Firm, Education: Other, institution,

In many developing countries, a significant part of economic activity takes place in the informal sector. Earlier work has examined the determinants of the size of the informal sector, focusing separately on factor...