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What Drives the Global Land Rush?

What Drives the Global Land Rush? »

Source: What Drives the Global Land Rush?

Volume/Issue: 2011/251

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Harris Selod , Klaus Deininger , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463923334

Keywords: Land Acquisition, Large-Scale Agriculture, Foreign Investments Agro-Ecological Potential, Land Availability, Land Governance, Property Rights, forest, investors, forest land, forest area

This paper studies the determinants of foreign land acquisition for large-scale agriculture. To do so, gravity models are estimated using data on bilateral investment relationships, together with newly constructed...

On the Distributive Effects of Terms of Trade Shocks

On the Distributive Effects of Terms of Trade Shocks »

Source: On the Distributive Effects of Terms of Trade Shocks : The Role of Non-tradable Goods

Volume/Issue: 2010/241

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455209415

Keywords: Non-tradable goods, terms of trade shocks, distributive conflict and export taxes, export taxes, terms of trade, export tax, skilled labor, tradable goods, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation: General,

We introduce non-tradable goods to the Heckscher-Ohlin-Samuelson (HOS) model to study the distributive effects of terms of trade shocks. We show that the employment of resources in activities producing exclusively...

Boom-Bust Cycle, Asymmetrical Fiscal Response and the Dutch Disease

Boom-Bust Cycle, Asymmetrical Fiscal Response and the Dutch Disease »

Source: Boom-Bust Cycle, Asymmetrical Fiscal Response and the Dutch Disease

Volume/Issue: 2010/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kareem Ismail , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781451982718

Keywords: Fiscal Asymmetry, export value, reer, fiscal rules, oil export, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

We examine the behavior of expenditure policy during boom-bust in commodity price cycles, and its implication for real exchange rate movements. To do so, we introduce a Dutch disease model with downward rigidities...

Zimbabwe's Export Performance

Zimbabwe's Export Performance »

Source: Zimbabwe's Export Performance : The Impact of the Parallel Market and Governance Factors

Volume/Issue: 2006/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sònia Muñoz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862881

Keywords: Parallel Market, Competitiveness, exchange rate, real exchange rate, official exchange rate, foreign exchange, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies, Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation: General,

This paper analyzes Zimbabwe's export performance in recent years and identifies the factors that could improve export performance, from both a quantitative and qualitative perspective. Improving export performance...

Oil-Price Boom and Real Exchange Rate Appreciation

Oil-Price Boom and Real Exchange Rate Appreciation »

Source: Oil-Price Boom and Real Exchange Rate Appreciation : Is there Dutch Disease in the Cemac?

Volume/Issue: 2011/268

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Juan Trevino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463924676

Keywords: real exchange rate, growth, exchange rate, oil importers, real exchange rate appreciation, exchange rate appreciation, International Factor Movements: Other, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Demand and Supply of Labor: General

The paper employs a heuristic comparative approach suggested by Ismail (2009) to search for evidence of Dutch disease in oil-rich countries of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC). While thes...

What Drives the Global Land Rush?

What Drives the Global Land Rush? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/251

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Harris Selod , Klaus Deininger , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463923334.001

ISBN: 9781463923334

Keywords: Land Acquisition, Large-Scale Agriculture, Foreign Investments Agro-Ecological Potential, Land Availability, Land Governance, Property Rights, forest, investors, forest land, forest area

This paper studies the determinants of foreign land acquisition for large-scale agriculture. To do so, gravity models are estimated using data on bilateral investment relationships, together with newly constructed...

On the Distributive Effects of Terms of Trade Shocks
			: The Role of Non-tradable Goods

On the Distributive Effects of Terms of Trade Shocks : The Role of Non-tradable Goods »

Volume/Issue: 2010/241

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455209415.001

ISBN: 9781455209415

Keywords: Non-tradable goods, terms of trade shocks, distributive conflict and export taxes, export taxes, terms of trade, export tax, skilled labor, tradable goods, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation: General,

We introduce non-tradable goods to the Heckscher-Ohlin-Samuelson (HOS) model to study the distributive effects of terms of trade shocks. We show that the employment of resources in activities producing exclusively...

Boom-Bust Cycle, Asymmetrical Fiscal Response and the Dutch Disease

Boom-Bust Cycle, Asymmetrical Fiscal Response and the Dutch Disease »

Volume/Issue: 2010/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kareem Ismail , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451982718.001

ISBN: 9781451982718

Keywords: Fiscal Asymmetry, export value, reer, fiscal rules, oil export, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

We examine the behavior of expenditure policy during boom-bust in commodity price cycles, and its implication for real exchange rate movements. To do so, we introduce a Dutch disease model with downward rigidities...

Zimbabwe's Export Performance
			: The Impact of the Parallel Market and Governance Factors

Zimbabwe's Export Performance : The Impact of the Parallel Market and Governance Factors »

Volume/Issue: 2006/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sònia Muñoz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862881.001

ISBN: 9781451862881

Keywords: Parallel Market, Competitiveness, exchange rate, real exchange rate, official exchange rate, foreign exchange, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies, Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation: General,

This paper analyzes Zimbabwe's export performance in recent years and identifies the factors that could improve export performance, from both a quantitative and qualitative perspective. Improving export performance...

Oil-Price Boom and Real Exchange Rate Appreciation
			: Is there Dutch Disease in the Cemac?

Oil-Price Boom and Real Exchange Rate Appreciation : Is there Dutch Disease in the Cemac? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/268

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Juan Trevino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463924676.001

ISBN: 9781463924676

Keywords: real exchange rate, growth, exchange rate, oil importers, real exchange rate appreciation, exchange rate appreciation, International Factor Movements: Other, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Demand and Supply of Labor: General

The paper employs a heuristic comparative approach suggested by Ismail (2009) to search for evidence of Dutch disease in oil-rich countries of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC). While thes...