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Quantifying the Impact of Tradeon Wages

Quantifying the Impact of Tradeon Wages »

Source: Quantifying the Impact of Tradeon Wages : The Role of Nontraded Goods

Volume/Issue: 2002/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Tokarick

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451859720

Keywords: wage, unskilled labor, skilled labor, changes in trade, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Computable General Equilibrium Models,

This paper uses an applied general equilbrium model to decompose the effects of changes in trade and technology-related variables on wages of skilled and unskilled labor between 1982 and 1996 in the United States....

Analyzing Fiscal Space Using the MAMS Model - An Application to Burkina Faso

Analyzing Fiscal Space Using the MAMS Model - An Application to Burkina Faso »

Source: Analyzing Fiscal Space Using the MAMS Model - An Application to Burkina Faso

Volume/Issue: 2009/227

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873740

Keywords: simulation, computable general equilibrium model, wage, wages, wage rates, government spending,

This paper analyses economic implications and the transmission mechanisms of different options for creating and using fiscal space. For creating fiscal space, we consider prioritizing expenditures, raising revenue,...

An Analysis of the Underground Economy and its Macroeconomic Consequences

An Analysis of the Underground Economy and its Macroeconomic Consequences »

Source: An Analysis of the Underground Economy and its Macroeconomic Consequences

Volume/Issue: 2003/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , and Andrew Feltenstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451844061

Keywords: credit rationing, tax rate, budget deficit, rate of return, tax rates, Computable General Equilibrium Models,

This paper develops a dynamic computable general equilibrium model in which optimizing agents evade taxes by operating in the underground economy. The cost to firms of evading taxes is that they find themselves sub...

Does Import Protection Discourage Exports?

Does Import Protection Discourage Exports? »

Source: Does Import Protection Discourage Exports?

Volume/Issue: 2006/20

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Tokarick

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862805

Keywords: export tax, restrictiveness, tariff barriers, tariff reductions, export sector, Computable General Equilibrium Models,

This paper points out that while many developing countries seek to increase their export earnings, they have not embraced fully the notion that their own pattern of import protection hurts their export performance....

Tax Systems Under Fiscal Adjustment

Tax Systems Under Fiscal Adjustment »

Source: Tax Systems Under Fiscal Adjustment : A Dynamic CGE Analysis of the Brazilian Tax Reform

Volume/Issue: 2005/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Victor Lledo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451861617

Keywords: Tax reform, Computable general equilibrium, Brazil., tax system, tax revenues, tax burden, Computable General Equilibrium Models, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General

This paper uses a dynamic computable general equilibrium model (CGE) to analyze the macroeconomic and redistributive effects of replacing turnover and financial transaction taxes in Brazil by a consumption tax. In...

Can Inheritances Alleviate the Demographic Burden?

Can Inheritances Alleviate the Demographic Burden? »

Source: Can Inheritances Alleviate the Demographic Burden?

Volume/Issue: 2001/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Erik Lueth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451852028

Keywords: Bequests, computable GEM, social insurance, aging, budget constraint, welfare loss, Social Security and Public Pensions, Computable and Other Applied General Equilibrium Models,

With pay-as-you-go schemes in place, population aging will impose a heavy fiscal burden on young and future cohorts. However, these cohorts may also profit from larger inheritances as the number of heirs declines....

Population Aging in Japan

Population Aging in Japan »

Source: Population Aging in Japan : Demographic Shock and Fiscal Sustainability

Volume/Issue: 2001/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Mühleisen , and Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451845976

Keywords: saving, general equilibrium analysis, social security, birth rate, elderly, Computable and Other Applied General Equilibrium Models, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Production, Employment, and Investment: Forecasting and Simulation,

The paper develops a general equilibrium framework to examine the economic implications of population aging in Japan. Particular attention is paid to aggregate saving behavior which is modeled on the basis of empir...

Fiscal Multipliers in Bulgaria

Fiscal Multipliers in Bulgaria »

Source: Fiscal Multipliers in Bulgaria : Low But Still Relevant

Volume/Issue: 2013/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dirk Muir , and Anke Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475560473

Keywords: business cycle, nonlinear analysis, fiscal multipliers, fiscal instruments, tax base, Quantitative Policy Modeling, Computable and Other Applied General Equilibrium Models, Forecasting and Simulation, Forecasting and Simulation, General,

With fiscal adjustment proceeding quickly in Bulgaria and given the weak economic growth environment, there is keen interest in making the budget composition more growth friendly. This paper quantifies the short-te...

Getting to Know GIMF

Getting to Know GIMF »

Source: Getting to Know GIMF : The Simulation Properties of the Global Integrated Monetary and Fiscal Model

Volume/Issue: 2013/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Derek Anderson , Benjamin Hunt , Mika Kortelainen , Michael Kumhof , Douglas Laxton , Dirk Muir , Susanna Mursula , and Stephen Snudden

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475559415

Keywords: business cycle, fiscal multipliers, general equilibrium models, interest rates, macroeconomic interdependence, policy effects, simulation, inflation, real interest rate, real interest rates

The Global Integrated Monetary and Fiscal model (GIMF) is a multi-region, forward-looking, DSGE model developed by the Economic Modeling Division of the IMF for policy analysis and international economic research....

The Potential Macroeconomic Impact of the Unconventional Oil and Gas Boom in the United States

The Potential Macroeconomic Impact of the Unconventional Oil and Gas Boom in the United States »

Source: The Potential Macroeconomic Impact of the Unconventional Oil and Gas Boom in the United States

Volume/Issue: 2015/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benjamin Hunt , Dirk Muir , and Martin Sommer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484353189

Keywords: business cycle, energy consumption, general equilibrium models, macroeconomic interdependence, oil shocks, policy, energy, oil, gas, energy production

This paper uses two of the IMF's structural macroeconomic models to estimate the potential global impact of the boom in unconventional oil and natural gas in the United States. The results suggest that the impact o...