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Growth in Switzerland

Growth in Switzerland »

Source: Growth in Switzerland : Can Better Growth Be Sustained?

Volume/Issue: 2002/153

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anastassios Gagales

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2002

ISBN: 9781451857160

Keywords: gdp growth, growth rate, international standards, total factor productivity, gdp per capita, Economywide Country Studies: Europe,

Swiss growth performance in the past quarter century has been mediocre. The paper finds that conditional income convergence contributes significantly to slow growth and the poor performance of the domestically orie...

Macroeconomic Challenges with EU Accession in Southeastern Europe

Macroeconomic Challenges with EU Accession in Southeastern Europe »

Source: Macroeconomic Challenges with EU Accession in Southeastern Europe : An Overview

Volume/Issue: 2006/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Piritta Sorsa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451863000

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, macroeconomic stability, monetary policy, exchange rate anchor, Economywide Country Studies: Europe,

The paper reviews key macroeconomic challenges with EU accession in Southeastern Europe (SEE). Most of the countries in the region are years away from EU accession and need substantial progress to meet the key macr...

Stabilization Policies and Structural Reforms in Albania Since 1997

Stabilization Policies and Structural Reforms in Albania Since 1997 »

Source: Stabilization Policies and Structural Reforms in Albania Since 1997 : Achievements And Remaining Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2002/2

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Volker Treichel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451974508

Keywords: Economic stabilization, Albania, Albania, macroeconomic stabilization, structural reform, deficit, interest, budget, balance of payments, interest rates

This paper assesses the effectiveness of stabilization policies and structural reforms in Albania since 1997 and seeks to identify the remaining key challenges in various policy areas. It also draws lessons for oth...

Growth in Switzerland
			: Can Better Growth Be Sustained?

Growth in Switzerland : Can Better Growth Be Sustained? »

Volume/Issue: 2002/153

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anastassios Gagales

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857160.001

ISBN: 9781451857160

Keywords: gdp growth, growth rate, international standards, total factor productivity, gdp per capita, Economywide Country Studies: Europe,

Swiss growth performance in the past quarter century has been mediocre. The paper finds that conditional income convergence contributes significantly to slow growth and the poor performance of the domestically orie...

Macroeconomic Challenges with EU Accession in Southeastern Europe
			: An Overview

Macroeconomic Challenges with EU Accession in Southeastern Europe : An Overview »

Volume/Issue: 2006/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Piritta Sorsa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863000.001

ISBN: 9781451863000

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, macroeconomic stability, monetary policy, exchange rate anchor, Economywide Country Studies: Europe,

The paper reviews key macroeconomic challenges with EU accession in Southeastern Europe (SEE). Most of the countries in the region are years away from EU accession and need substantial progress to meet the key macr...

Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Romania

Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Romania »

Source: Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Romania

Volume/Issue: 2003/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nikolay Gueorguiev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451855210

Keywords: pass-through, VAR, distribution chain, exchange rate, dollar exchange rate, exchange rate dynamics, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models, Economywide Country Studies: Europe,

Quantifying the size and speed of the exchange rate pass-through to prices is important for formulating monetary policy decisions in Romania. Using a recursive VAR model, this paper finds that (i) the pass-through...

Eurosclerosis or Financial Collapse

Eurosclerosis or Financial Collapse »

Source: Eurosclerosis or Financial Collapse : Why Did Swedish Incomes Fall Behind?

Volume/Issue: 2005/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Valerie Cerra , and Sweta Saxena

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451860481

Keywords: Welfare State, Output Loss, unemployment, economic growth, per capita income, business cycle, Economywide Country Studies: Europe, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Structure, Scope

Sweden represents an archetypal welfare state economy, with extensive government safety nets. Some scholars have attributed a decline in its per capita income ranking since 1970 to "eurosclerosis" or sluggish growt...

Leading Indicators of Growth and Inflation in Turkey

Leading Indicators of Growth and Inflation in Turkey »

Source: Leading Indicators of Growth and Inflation in Turkey

Volume/Issue: 2002/231

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Leigh , and Marco Rossi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875546

Keywords: Growth, inflation, combination forecasts, monetary policy, central bank, monetary aggregate, foreign exchange, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: Forecasting and Simulation

Growth and inflation in Turkey have been volatile over the last two decades. It would, therefore, be useful to identify indicators that anticipate economic conditions and inflation. This paper investigates the pred...

Productivity in the OECD Countries

Productivity in the OECD Countries »

Source: Productivity in the OECD Countries : A Critical Appraisal of the Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2001/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): César Calderón

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2001

ISBN: 9781451851281

Keywords: total factor productivity (TFP), cross-country productivity differentials, tfp, r &;amp; d, total factor productivity, growth rates, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, Economywide Country Studies: Europe,

The failure of the neoclassical growth model to account for differences in output per worker across countries has suggested that these differences should be driven by cross-country differences in total factor produ...

Productivity Growth and Structural Reform in Bulgaria

Productivity Growth and Structural Reform in Bulgaria »

Source: Productivity Growth and Structural Reform in Bulgaria : Restarting the Convergence Engine

Volume/Issue: 2012/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cyril Pouvelle , and Pritha Mitra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503678

Keywords: Cross-Country Convergence, labor productivity, job creation, labor market, Productivity Growth and Structural Reform in Bulgaria: Restarting the Convergence Engine, Economywide Country Studies: Europe,

Labor productivity levels in Bulgaria lag well behind that in the EU, weighing on the convergence process. Stronger productivity growth would allow Bulgaria to close the income gap with the EU average more quickly...