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Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic »

Series: Books

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , and Lorenzo Figliuoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484353844.071

ISBN: 9781484353844

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic growth, Development, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, International Migration, International Trade

Abstract: Accelerating economic growth in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic (CAPDR) remains an elusive task. While the region performed relatively well in the post-global financial crisis period, o...

Impact of Remittances on Poverty and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Impact of Remittances on Poverty and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Impact of Remittances on Poverty and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2007/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Catherine Pattillo , and Smita Wagh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451866025

Keywords: remittances, migration, migrant, remittance, international migration

This paper assesses the impact of the steadily growing remittance flows to sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Though the region receives only a small portion of the total recorded remittances to developing countries, and th...

Remittances in Pakistan

Remittances in Pakistan »

Source: Remittances in Pakistan : Why have they gone up, and why Aren't they coming down?

Volume/Issue: 2011/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Sun , and Udo Kock

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462303236

Keywords: remittances, remittance, worker migration, labor migration, International Factor Movements and International Business: General,

The flow of workers' remittances to Pakistan has more than quadrupled in the last eight years and it shows no sign of slowing down, despite the economic downturn in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and other impo...

The Macroeconomics of Remittances

The Macroeconomics of Remittances »

Source: The Macroeconomics of Remittances : The Case of Tajikistan

Volume/Issue: 2006/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862621

Keywords: international migration, migration, banking, banking system, impact of remittances, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The paper seeks to assess the macroeconomic implications of large-scale inward remittances for a small open economy. By including remittances in several standard models, the paper concludes that the overall macroec...

Institutional Development

Institutional Development »

Source: Institutional Development : Skill Transference Through a Reversal of 'Human Capital Flight' or Technical Assistance

Volume/Issue: 1997/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1997

ISBN: 9781451952384

Keywords: international migration, brain drain, institutions, wage, wage levels

We examine the issue of technical assistance versus brain drain repatriation as alternative strategies for transferring scarce skills to a skill-poor economy. Technical assistance relies mainly on expatriate skills...

Macroeconomic Determinants of Remittances

Macroeconomic Determinants of Remittances »

Source: Macroeconomic Determinants of Remittances : Evidence from India

Volume/Issue: 2005/224

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Poonam Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451862430

Keywords: oil prices, migration, determinants of remittances, International Factor Movements and International Business: General,

Remittances to India have been growing rapidly since 1991, making it one of the largest recipients of remittances. This paper analyzes the determinants of remittances to India and finds that their growth over time...

How to Improve the Effectiveness of Monetary Policy in the West African Economic and Monetary Union1

How to Improve the Effectiveness of Monetary Policy in the West African Economic and Monetary Union1 »

Source: How to Improve the Effectiveness of Monetary Policy in the West African Economic and Monetary Union

Volume/Issue: 2015/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484366646

Keywords: WAEMU, low-income countries, exchange rate, interest, exchange, interest rates, inflation, International Migration, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) is a currency union with a fixed exchange rate and limited capital mobility and, therefore, an independent monetary policy in the short run. The Central Bank of...

Three Million Foreigners, Three Million Unemployed? Immigration and the French Labor Market

Three Million Foreigners, Three Million Unemployed? Immigration and the French Labor Market »

Source: Three Million Foreigners, Three Million Unemployed? Immigration and the French Labor Market

Volume/Issue: 1999/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dominique Gross

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451854701

Keywords: International migration, labor market dynamics, cointegration, unemployment, unemployment rate, employment, job creation, unemployed

This paper investigates the effects of the flows of immigrant workers on the French labor market between the mid-1970s and mid-1990s. Using a system of equations for unemployment, labor-force participation, the rea...

The Labor Market Performance of Immigrants in Germany

The Labor Market Performance of Immigrants in Germany »

Source: The Labor Market Performance of Immigrants in Germany

Volume/Issue: 2016/6

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Beyer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2016

ISBN: 9781498376112

Keywords: labor market, participation, immigrants, immigrant, immigration, International Migration, Economics of Minorities, Time Allocation and Labor Supply,, Europe, Unemployment

The paper uses a large survey (GSOEP) to analyze the labor market performance of immigrants in Germany. It finds that new immigrant workers earn on average 20 percent less than native workers with otherwise identic...

Remittances in Russia and Caucasus and Central Asia: the Gravity Model

Remittances in Russia and Caucasus and Central Asia: the Gravity Model »

Source: Remittances in Russia and Caucasus and Central Asia: the Gravity Model

Volume/Issue: 2020/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tigran Poghosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513550206

Keywords: Foreign direct investment, Oil exporting countries, Inward remittances, Outward remittances, Exchange rate depreciation, international remittances, migration, gravity model, WP, receive country

Remitances are an important source of external financing in low- and middle-income countries. This paper uses the gravity model to analyze remittance flows in Russia and Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) countries. S...