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Should Subsidized Private Transfers Replace Government Social Insurance?

Should Subsidized Private Transfers Replace Government Social Insurance? »

Source: Should Subsidized Private Transfers Replace Government Social Insurance?

Volume/Issue: 2000/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Connel Fullenkamp , and Ralph Chami

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2000

ISBN: 9781451856958

Keywords: Altruism, charity, asymmetric information, social insurance, nonmarket transfers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), private transfers, wage, wages, benefits

Private transfers between individuals or through organized charities are increasingly viewed as an alternative for government social insurance programs. This paper models the incentive effects of government subsidi...

Determinants of Emigrant Deposits in Cape Verde

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Source: Determinants of Emigrant Deposits in Cape Verde

Volume/Issue: 2006/132

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863925

Keywords: emigrant deposits, altruism, exchange rate, exchange rate peg, Household Behavior: General, International Factor Movements And International Business,

In the last decade Cape Verde has experienced a strong accumulation of emigrant deposits. These deposits have provided much needed foreign exchange to the country, adding support to the exchange rate peg. This pape...

Trust As a Means of Improving Corporate Governance and Efficiency

Trust As a Means of Improving Corporate Governance and Efficiency »

Source: Trust As a Means of Improving Corporate Governance and Efficiency

Volume/Issue: 2002/33

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ralph Chami , and Connel Fullenkamp

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451845198

Keywords: asymmetric information, efficiency, trust, altruism, wage, profit sharing, compensation, Relation of Economics to Social Values, Production and Organizations: General, Asymmetric and Private Information

Agency problems within the firm are a significant hindrance to efficiency. We propose trust between coworkers as a superior alternative to the standard tools used to mitigate agency problems: increased monitoring a...

What is Different About Family Businesses?

What is Different About Family Businesses? »

Source: What is Different About Family Businesses?

Volume/Issue: 2001/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ralph Chami

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451849158

Keywords: altruism, asymmetric information, family business, trust, nonmarket transactions, moral hazard, corporate governance, family businesses, moral hazard problem, business school

Family businesses make up forty percent of the Fortune 500 companies in the US, generate about two-thirds of the German GDP, employ about one-half of the labor force in Britain, and account for the majority of the...

Are Immigrant Remittance Flows a Source of Capital for Development?

Are Immigrant Remittance Flows a Source of Capital for Development? »

Source: Are Immigrant Remittance Flows a Source of Capital for Development?

Volume/Issue: 2003/189

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Samir Jahjah , Ralph Chami , and Connel Fullenkamp

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451859638

Keywords: altruism, asymmetric information, private income transfers, worker, worker remittances, migration, remittance, Asymmetric and Private Information, Household Behavior, International Factor Movements and International Business,

The role of remittances in development and economic growth is not well understood. This is partly because the literatures on the causes and effects of remittances remain separate. We develop a framework that links...

Conditional Lending Under Altruism

Conditional Lending Under Altruism »

Source: Conditional Lending Under Altruism

Volume/Issue: 2004/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alex Mourmouras , and Peter Rangazas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451852431

Keywords: altruism, time consistency, Samaritan&;amp;#x2019;s dilemma, poor country, poor countries, moral hazard, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

We analyze how the altruism of an international financial institution (IFI) towards its lowincome member countries (LICs) alters the effectiveness of its loans. We study IFI loans to a credit-constrained LIC. The I...

Altruism and Workers' Remittances

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Source: Altruism and Workers' Remittances : Evidence from Selected Countries in the Middle East and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2006/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacques Bouhga-Hagbe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863901

Keywords: altruism, co-integration, cointegration, equation, workers ? remittances, equations, Household Behavior: General, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production

Workers' remittances have been playing an increasingly important role in the balance of payments of many countries and can significantly contribute to the strength of their external positions. Assessing the likely...

A Theory of Workers' Remittances with An Application to Morocco

A Theory of Workers' Remittances with An Application to Morocco »

Source: A Theory of Workers' Remittances with An Application to Morocco

Volume/Issue: 2004/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacques Bouhga-Hagbe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451859898

Keywords: altruism, portfolio diversification, co-integration, equation, workers ? remittances, migration, statistics, Household Behavior: General, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving

This paper provides a model on how altruism, "attachment" to the home country, and portfolio diversification may act as potential motives behind workers' remittances. It shows that the level of workers' remittances...

Should Subsidized Private Transfers Replace Government Social Insurance?

Should Subsidized Private Transfers Replace Government Social Insurance? »

Volume/Issue: 2000/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Connel Fullenkamp , and Ralph Chami

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856958.001

ISBN: 9781451856958

Keywords: Altruism, charity, asymmetric information, social insurance, nonmarket transfers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), private transfers, wage, wages, benefits

Private transfers between individuals or through organized charities are increasingly viewed as an alternative for government social insurance programs. This paper models the incentive effects of government subsidi...

Determinants of Emigrant Deposits in Cape Verde

Determinants of Emigrant Deposits in Cape Verde »

Volume/Issue: 2006/132

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863925.001

ISBN: 9781451863925

Keywords: emigrant deposits, altruism, exchange rate, exchange rate peg, Household Behavior: General, International Factor Movements And International Business,

In the last decade Cape Verde has experienced a strong accumulation of emigrant deposits. These deposits have provided much needed foreign exchange to the country, adding support to the exchange rate peg. This pape...