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Government Debt and Long-Term Interest Rates

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Source: Government Debt and Long-Term Interest Rates

Volume/Issue: 2006/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Noriaki Kinoshita

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451863239

Keywords: long-term interest rates, dynamic general equilibrium model, birth rate, simulation results, general equilibrium model, equations,

This paper examines the relationship between government debt and long-term interest rates. A dynamic general equilibrium model that incorporates debt nonneutrality is specified and solved, and numerical simulations...

Ensuring Fiscal Sustainability in G-7 Countries

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Source: Ensuring Fiscal Sustainability in G-7 Countries

Volume/Issue: 2007/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Leigh , David Hauner , and Michael Skaarup

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867510

Keywords: general equilibrium models, pension, public debt, health care, Genenral Equilibrium Models,

Rising longevity, falling fertility rates, and the retirement of the baby boom generation will substantially raise age-related government spending in most advanced and many emerging market countries. This paper ass...

Investment-Specific Productivity Growth - Chile in a Global Perspective

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Source: Investment-Specific Productivity Growth - Chile in a Global Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2009/264

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriel Di Bella , and Martin Cerisola

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874099

Keywords: General Equilibrium Model, isp, commodity exporters, technologies, technological change, equilibrium model,

By the end of 2007, Chile's total factor productivity was lower than ten years earlier, a performance that contrasted sharply with the previous decade, when productivity grew by a cumulative 30 percent. This paper...

Country Portfolio Dynamics

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Source: Country Portfolio Dynamics

Volume/Issue: 2007/283

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alan Sutherland , and Michael Devereux

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451868463

Keywords: Country portfolios, solution methods, equations, equation, bond, general equilibrium models,

This paper presents a general approximation method for characterizing time-varying equilibrium portfolios in a two-country dynamic general equilibrium model. the method can be easily adapted to most dynamic general...

Australia's Fiscal Framework: Revisiting Options for a Fiscal Anchor

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Source: Australia's Fiscal Framework: Revisiting Options for a Fiscal Anchor

Volume/Issue: 2017/286

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Allan Dizioli , Philippe Karam , Dirk Muir , and Siegfried Steinlein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484335383

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Australia, Fiscal policy; fiscal rules; general equilibrium models; taxation; debt, Fiscal policy, fiscal rules, general equilibrium models, taxation, debt, Forecasting and Simulation, General

This paper revisits options for fiscal anchors in Australia against the backdrop of a medium-term budget balance anchor that has led to larger than expected upward drift in the net debt to GDP ratio since the end o...

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....

Output and Inflation Co-movement

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Source: Output and Inflation Co-movement : An Update on Business-Cycle Stylized Facts

Volume/Issue: 2016/241

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michal Andrle , Jan Bruha , and Serhat Solmaz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475560329

Keywords: General equilibrium models, Business cycles, Developed countries, Demand, Inflation, Production, Business cycle, demand shocks, DSGE models, dynamic principal components

What are the drivers of business cycle fluctuations? And how many are there? By documenting strong and predictable co-movement of real variables during the business cycle in a sample of advanced economies, we argue...

Global Aging and Declining World Interest Rates

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Source: Global Aging and Declining World Interest Rates : Macroeconomic Insurance Through Pension Reform in Cyprus

Volume/Issue: 2008/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hoffmaister , Jaime Guajardo , and Mario Catalan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869590

Keywords: Pension reform, dynamic general equilibrium model, population aging, pension, benefits, pension benefits, retirement,

How will the world-wide decline in real interest rates associated with global aging affect small open economies (SOEs) with aging populations? Lower interest rates will result in higher capital-labor ratios and inc...

Tales From Two Neighbors

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Source: Tales From Two Neighbors : Productivity Growth in Canada and the United States

Volume/Issue: 2000/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Cerisola , and Jorge Chan-Lau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2000

ISBN: 9781451858334

Keywords: Equipment Investment, General Equilibrium Model, isp, tfp, total factor productivity, technologies, growth rate

This paper assesses productivity trends in Canada vis-a-vis the United States from two perspectives. The first one is based on estimates of total factor productivity. The second one decomposes productivity growth i...

The Global Macrofinancial Model

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Source: The Global Macrofinancial Model

Volume/Issue: 2018/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francis Vitek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484350706

Keywords: Monetary policy; Fiscal policy; Macroprudential policy; Spillovers; Forecasting; Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model; World economy

This paper documents the theoretical structure and empirical properties of the latest version of the Global Macrofinancial Model (GFM). This dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model of the world economy, disagg...