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Policy Reform As Collective Action

Policy Reform As Collective Action »

Source: Policy Reform As Collective Action

Volume/Issue: 1997/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

ISBN: 9781451980608

Keywords: equation, press, equations, computation

A government desiring support for its policy reform program, without coercion, behaves as if it faces a political constraint. Citizen support depends on the estimate, by at least some minimum proportion of the popu...

The Underground Economy

The Underground Economy »

Source: The Underground Economy : Estimation, and Economic and Policy Implications: The Case of Pakistan

Volume/Issue: 1995/101

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ghiath Shabsigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1995

ISBN: 9781451852479

Keywords: equations, equation, cointegration, budget deficit, statistic

This paper estimates the size of the underground economy in Pakistan and analyzes its impact on Government fiscal position and the allocation of economic resources in the national economy. The results suggest that...

Interest Rate Elasticity of Residential Housing Prices

Interest Rate Elasticity of Residential Housing Prices »

Source: Interest Rate Elasticity of Residential Housing Prices

Volume/Issue: 2008/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Plamen Iossifov , Martin Cihak , and Amar Shanghavi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451871050

Keywords: equation, real estate, equations, regression analysis

We examine the interest rate elasticity of housing prices, advancingthe empirical literature in two directions. First, we take a commonly used cross-country panel dataset and evaluate the housing price equation usi...

The Identification of the Causes of Business Cycles Across Countries

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Source: The Identification of the Causes of Business Cycles Across Countries

Volume/Issue: 1990/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Don Schlagenhauf , and Stefan Norrbin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451930085

Keywords: business cycle, equation, equations, time series

Empirical research has been conducted on the various theories of the business cycle over many countries. However, very little research has attempted to undertake a multi-country disaggregate investigation into the...

What Have We Learned About Estimating the Demand for Money? a Multicountry Evaluation of Some New Approaches

What Have We Learned About Estimating the Demand for Money? a Multicountry Evaluation of Some New Approaches »

Source: What Have We Learned About Estimating the Demand for Money? a Multicountry Evaluation of Some New Approaches

Volume/Issue: 1991/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Tavlas , and James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1991

ISBN: 9781451843309

Keywords: equations, equation, money demand, money supply

This paper provides estimates of the demand for both narrow and broad monetary aggregates for the five largest industrial countries using two recent approaches: buffer stock and error correction models. The perform...

A Subsistence Linked Economy

A Subsistence Linked Economy »

Source: A Subsistence Linked Economy : The Case of the Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 1989/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 1989

ISBN: 9781451947762

Keywords: money demand, equation, inflation, simultaneous equation, forecasting

How are money demand, income, and the price level affected when a significant portion of the economically active population reverts to and withdraws from subsistence economic activity? This paper tries to find a qu...

Optimal Intertemporal Taxationon Consumption and the Term Structure of Government Debt

Optimal Intertemporal Taxationon Consumption and the Term Structure of Government Debt »

Source: Optimal Intertemporal Taxationon Consumption and the Term Structure of Government Debt

Volume/Issue: 1988/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 December 1988

ISBN: 9781451942729

Keywords: equation, taxation, equations, tax rates, budget constraint

This paper addresses the time-consistency problem of optimal policy when intertemporal prices are inflexible. For small, open economies facing given world interest rates, it shows that a consumption tax, rather tha...

The Use of Financial Spreads As Indicator Variables

The Use of Financial Spreads As Indicator Variables »

Source: The Use of Financial Spreads As Indicator Variables : Evidence for the U.K. and Germany

Volume/Issue: 1994/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): E. Davis , and S. Henry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1994

ISBN: 9781451844986

Keywords: equations, equation, bond, bonds, explanatory power

There has been growing interest in the use of financial spreads as advance indicators of real activity and inflation. Empirical evidence is marshalled on a range of spreads when these are used in vector autoregress...

Structural Models in Real Time1

Structural Models in Real Time1 »

Source: Structural Models in Real Time

Volume/Issue: 2010/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kevin Clinton , Marianne Johnson , Jaromir Benes , Douglas Laxton , and Troy Matheson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451963625

Keywords: High frequency indicators, inflation, equation, prediction, equations,

This paper outlines a simple approach for incorporating extraneous predictions into structural models. The method allows the forecaster to combine predictions derived from any source in a way that is consistent wit...

Current Account Imbalances and Capital Formation in Industrial Countries, 1949–81

Current Account Imbalances and Capital Formation in Industrial Countries, 1949–81 »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 31 No. 1

Volume: 31

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1984

ISBN: 9781451956672

Keywords: equation, correlation, capital markets, statistics, equations

This paper studies the role of domestic and foreign savings in financing capital formation in 19 industrial countries during the years after World War II. The authors' interpretation of the statistical evidence is...