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Policies, Enforcement, and Customs Evasion

Policies, Enforcement, and Customs Evasion »

Source: Policies, Enforcement, and Customs Evasion : Evidence from India

Volume/Issue: 2007/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Prachi Mishra , Arvind Subramanian , and Petia Topalova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451866247

Keywords: Customs evasion, enforcement, institutions, customs, import value, export value, exporting countries, customs administration, Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law,

We examine the effect of tariff policies on evasion of customs duties, in the context of the trade reform in India of the 1990s. We exploit the variation in tariff rates across time and products to identify the eva...

The Persistence of Corruption and Slow Economic Growth

The Persistence of Corruption and Slow Economic Growth »

Source: The Persistence of Corruption and Slow Economic Growth

Volume/Issue: 2002/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451874952

Keywords: Corruption, multiple equilibria, strategic complementarities, persistence, bribe, expenditure, government expenditure, bribes, grand corruption, Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law

There is increasing recognition that corruption has substantial, adverse effects on economic growth. But if the costs of corruption are so high, why don't countries strive to improve their institutions and root out...

Crime and the Economy in Mexican States

Crime and the Economy in Mexican States »

Source: Crime and the Economy in Mexican States : Heterogeneous Panel Estimates (1993-2012)

Volume/Issue: 2015/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Concha Verdugo Yepes , Peter Pedroni , and Xingwei Hu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513541969

Keywords: Crime, Panel Structural VAR, homicides, homicide, security, crimes, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Analysis of Growth, Development, and Changes

This paper studies the transmission of crime shocks to the economy in a sample of 32 Mexican states over the period from 1993 to 2012. The paper uses a panel structural VAR approach which accounts for the heterogen...

Islamic Finance and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)

Islamic Finance and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) »

Source: Islamic Finance and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)

Volume/Issue: 2016/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nadim Kyriakos-Saad , Manuel Vasquez , Chady El Khoury , and Arz El Murr

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513516158

Keywords: Risk, AML/CFT, finance, financial institutions, transactions, islamic financial institutions, Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law, All Countries,, Islamic finance

The money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF) risks associated with conventional finance are generally well identified and understood by the relevant national authorities. There is, however, no common unde...

The Relationship Between Illicit Coca Production and Formal Economic Activity in Peru

The Relationship Between Illicit Coca Production and Formal Economic Activity in Peru »

Source: The Relationship Between Illicit Coca Production and Formal Economic Activity in Peru

Volume/Issue: 2011/182

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Pedroni , and Concha Verdugo Yepes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462310289

Keywords: drugs, economic impact, formal sector, cointegration, statistics, time series, formal sectors, Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, and Changes

This paper investigates the relationship between unrecorded economic activity associated with the production of illicit coca and formally recorded economic activity in Peru. It does so by attempting to construct ne...

Policies, Enforcement, and Customs Evasion
			: Evidence from India

Policies, Enforcement, and Customs Evasion : Evidence from India »

Volume/Issue: 2007/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Prachi Mishra , Arvind Subramanian , and Petia Topalova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866247.001

ISBN: 9781451866247

Keywords: Customs evasion, enforcement, institutions, customs, import value, export value, exporting countries, customs administration, Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law,

We examine the effect of tariff policies on evasion of customs duties, in the context of the trade reform in India of the 1990s. We exploit the variation in tariff rates across time and products to identify the eva...

The Persistence of Corruption and Slow Economic Growth

The Persistence of Corruption and Slow Economic Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2002/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874952.001

ISBN: 9781451874952

Keywords: Corruption, multiple equilibria, strategic complementarities, persistence, bribe, expenditure, government expenditure, bribes, grand corruption, Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law

There is increasing recognition that corruption has substantial, adverse effects on economic growth. But if the costs of corruption are so high, why don't countries strive to improve their institutions and root out...

Crime and the Economy in Mexican States
			: Heterogeneous Panel Estimates (1993-2012)

Crime and the Economy in Mexican States : Heterogeneous Panel Estimates (1993-2012) »

Volume/Issue: 2015/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Concha Verdugo Yepes , Peter Pedroni , and Xingwei Hu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513541969.001

ISBN: 9781513541969

Keywords: Crime, Panel Structural VAR, homicides, homicide, security, crimes, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Analysis of Growth, Development, and Changes

This paper studies the transmission of crime shocks to the economy in a sample of 32 Mexican states over the period from 1993 to 2012. The paper uses a panel structural VAR approach which accounts for the heterogen...

Islamic Finance and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)

Islamic Finance and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) »

Volume/Issue: 2016/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nadim Kyriakos-Saad , Manuel Vasquez , Chady El Khoury , and Arz El Murr

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513516158.001

ISBN: 9781513516158

Keywords: Risk, AML/CFT, finance, financial institutions, transactions, islamic financial institutions, Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law, All Countries,, Islamic finance

The money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF) risks associated with conventional finance are generally well identified and understood by the relevant national authorities. There is, however, no common unde...

The Relationship Between Illicit Coca Production and Formal Economic Activity in Peru

The Relationship Between Illicit Coca Production and Formal Economic Activity in Peru »

Volume/Issue: 2011/182

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Pedroni , and Concha Verdugo Yepes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462310289.001

ISBN: 9781462310289

Keywords: drugs, economic impact, formal sector, cointegration, statistics, time series, formal sectors, Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, and Changes

This paper investigates the relationship between unrecorded economic activity associated with the production of illicit coca and formally recorded economic activity in Peru. It does so by attempting to construct ne...