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			: Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/CPVIEAEX.073

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

In the years following the global financial crisis, many low-income countries experienced rapid recovery and strong economic growth. However, many are now facing enormous difficulties because of rapidly rising food...

Kernel Density Estimation Based on Grouped Data

Kernel Density Estimation Based on Grouped Data »

Source: Kernel Density Estimation Based on Grouped Data : The Case of Poverty Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2008/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Camelia Minoiu , and Sanjay Reddy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870411

Keywords: kernel density estimation, grouped data, statistics, poverty line, survey, surveys, household surveys,

We analyze the performance of kernel density methods applied to grouped data to estimate poverty (as applied in Sala-i-Martin, 2006, QJE). Using Monte Carlo simulations and household surveys, we find that the techn...

Vietnam

Vietnam »

Source: Vietnam : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2006/337

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451840360

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, poverty line, household survey data

The Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) describes the progress of Vietnam over the last two years. It expects that many of the shortfalls experienced in the implementation of the Comprehensive Poverty Reduction and Gr...

Improving Crop Yields in Sub-Saharan Africa - What Does the East African Data Say

Improving Crop Yields in Sub-Saharan Africa - What Does the East African Data Say »

Source: Improving Crop Yields in Sub-Saharan Africa - What Does the East African Data Say

Volume/Issue: 2020/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2020

ISBN: 9781513546223

Keywords: Economic conditions, Household consumption, Poverty, Household survey data, Consumption, yield, crop, East Africa, inputs, crop damage

Recent micro level data from East Africa is used to benchmark aggregate data and assess the role of agricultural inputs in explaining variation in crop yields on smallholding plots. Fertilizer, improved seeds, prot...

Vietnam

Vietnam »

Source: Vietnam : Technical Assistance Report-Report on the National Accounts Mission

Volume/Issue: 2019/373

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523521

Keywords: National accounts, Price indexes, Gross capital formation, Household survey data, Gross domestic product, ISCR, CR, GSO, Vietnamese economy, national account

This technical assistance report on Vietnam discusses evaluation of revised estimates of gross domestic product, to ensure that the compilation process is aligned with the System of National Accounts 2008 (2008 SNA...

Mobile Phone Ownership and Welfare: Evidence from South Africa's Household Survey

Mobile Phone Ownership and Welfare: Evidence from South Africa's Household Survey »

Source: Mobile Phone Ownership and Welfare: Evidence from South Africa's Household Survey

Volume/Issue: 2020/222

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ken Miyajima

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2020

ISBN: 9781513558967

Keywords: Consumption, Mobile banking, Estimation techniques, Education, Income, Digitalization, Household Survey, Instrumental Variable Approach, Mobile Phone, South Africa

Digitalization is accelerating as countries fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. In this context, the impact of mobile phone ownership on welfare (represented by consumption) is estimated for South Africa using ric...

The Impact of Rapid Aging and Pension Reform on Savings and the Labor Supply1

The Impact of Rapid Aging and Pension Reform on Savings and the Labor Supply1 »

Source: The Impact of Rapid Aging and Pension Reform on Savings and the Labor Supply

Volume/Issue: 2019/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hui He , Lei Ning , and Dongming Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302890

Keywords: Pension reforms, Social security, Household survey data, Labor supply, Social welfare programs, Demographic Change, Pension Reform, Saving, Life Cycle, Heterogeneous Agent Model

We study, both empirically and quantitatively, the role of savings and the labor supply in self-insurance channels over the life cycle when one faces not only idiosyncratic income risks, but also changes in longevi...

Wealth Effects in Europe

Wealth Effects in Europe »

Source: Wealth Effects in Europe : A Tale of Two Countries (Italy and the United Kingdom)

Volume/Issue: 2006/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sònia Muñoz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862904

Keywords: Wealth effects, consumption behavior, household portfolio, switching regressions, selectivity models, European capital markets, bonds, equation, equations, survey

This paper investigates the increasing exposure of European households to risky financial assets and the consequent impact on the economy. I analyze household data for Italy and the United Kingdom, countries that d...

Manufacturing Jobs and Inequality: Why is the U.S. Experience Different?

Manufacturing Jobs and Inequality: Why is the U.S. Experience Different? »

Source: Manufacturing Jobs and Inequality: Why is the U.S. Experience Different?

Volume/Issue: 2019/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natalija Novta , and Evgenia Pugacheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781498320450

Keywords: Agriculture, Capital income, Cross country analysis, Data analysis, Demographic indicators, Disposable income, Economic indicators, Economic sectors, Economies, Education

We examine the extent to which declining manufacturing employment may have contributed to increasing inequality in advanced economies. This contribution is typically small, except in the United States. We explore t...

CHAPTER 1 Introduction

CHAPTER 1 Introduction »

Source: Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

Four years after the onset of the global financial crisis, low-income countries (LICs), especially those that have benefited from high commodity prices, have begun to register stron...