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Scandinavia's Population Groups Originating from Developing Countries: Change and Integration

Scandinavia's Population Groups Originating from Developing Countries: Change and Integration »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Pieter Bevelander , Inge Dahlstedt , Marc Eskelund , Kasper Gehrke Pedersen , Rasmus H. Bilde , Miroslav Macura , Line Møller Hansen , and Lars Østby

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325981

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Scandinavia, Labour Demands, Family Reunification, Political Conflicts, Political Agenda, Labour Market

Scandinavia's foreign-origin population has steadily increased over the past six decades. Migration flows into the region have been linked to societal phenomena such as growing labour demands, family reunification...

The Dynamic Effect of Social and Political Instability on Output

The Dynamic Effect of Social and Political Instability on Output »

Source: The Dynamic Effect of Social and Political Instability on Output : The Role of Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2013/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lorenzo E. Bernal-Verdugo , Davide Furceri , and Dominique Guillaume

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2013

ISBN: 9781484381687

Keywords: Economic models, Economic growth, Fiscal reforms, Political economy, social conflicts, reforms, crisis, growth, governance, social instability

The aim of this paper is to analyze the dynamic effect of social and political instability on output. Using a panel of up to 183 countries from 1980 to 2010, the results of the paper suggest that social conflicts h...

Political Instability and Growth

Political Instability and Growth »

Source: Political Instability and Growth : The Central African Republic

Volume/Issue: 2004/80

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dhaneshwar Ghura , and Benoît Mercereau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451850338

Keywords: Political instability, Conflicts, terms of trade, neighboring countries, trade shocks, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This paper provides empirical evidence that the propensity for political instability in the Central African Republic (C.A.R.) has been increased by low tax revenues and deteriorations in the terms of trade. The dir...

What Determines Long-Run Macroeconomic Stability? Democratic Institutions

What Determines Long-Run Macroeconomic Stability? Democratic Institutions »

Source: What Determines Long-Run Macroeconomic Stability? Democratic Institutions

Volume/Issue: 2004/215

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Subramanian , and Shanker Satyanath

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2004

ISBN: 9781451875072

Keywords: Macroeconomic instability, political institutions, openness, conflict, inflation, estimation method, statistics, standard deviation, macroeconomic stability, opennes,

We examine the deep determinants of long-run macroeconomic stability in a cross-country framework. We find that conflict, openness, and democratic political institutions have a strong and statistically significant...

Oil Rents, Corruption, and State Stability - Evidence From Panel Data Regressions

Oil Rents, Corruption, and State Stability - Evidence From Panel Data Regressions »

Source: Oil Rents, Corruption, and State Stability - Evidence From Panel Data Regressions

Volume/Issue: 2009/267

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874129

Keywords: Oil rents, state stability, state participation, political rights, civil liberties, civil conflict, civil war,

We examine the effects of oil rents on corruption and state stability exploiting the exogenous within-country variation of a new measure of oil rents for a panel of 31 oil-exporting countries during the period 1992...

Food Prices and Political Instability

Food Prices and Political Instability »

Source: Food Prices and Political Instability

Volume/Issue: 2011/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , and Markus Bruckner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455221066

Keywords: Conflict, Political Institutions, food price, food production, food insecurity, food consumption, Economic Systems: General, General,

We examine the effects that variations in the international food prices have on democracy and intra-state conflict using panel data for over 120 countries during the period 1970-2007. Our main finding is that in Lo...

The Dynamic Effect of Social and Political Instability on Output
			: The Role of Reforms

The Dynamic Effect of Social and Political Instability on Output : The Role of Reforms »

Volume/Issue: 2013/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lorenzo E. Bernal-Verdugo , Davide Furceri , and Dominique Guillaume

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484381687.001

ISBN: 9781484381687

Keywords: Economic models, Economic growth, Fiscal reforms, Political economy, social conflicts, reforms, crisis, growth, governance, social instability

The aim of this paper is to analyze the dynamic effect of social and political instability on output. Using a panel of up to 183 countries from 1980 to 2010, the results of the paper suggest that social conflicts h...

Political Instability and Growth
			: The Central African Republic

Political Instability and Growth : The Central African Republic »

Volume/Issue: 2004/80

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dhaneshwar Ghura , and Benoît Mercereau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850338.001

ISBN: 9781451850338

Keywords: Political instability, Conflicts, terms of trade, neighboring countries, trade shocks, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This paper provides empirical evidence that the propensity for political instability in the Central African Republic (C.A.R.) has been increased by low tax revenues and deteriorations in the terms of trade. The dir...

What Determines Long-Run Macroeconomic Stability? Democratic Institutions

What Determines Long-Run Macroeconomic Stability? Democratic Institutions »

Volume/Issue: 2004/215

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Subramanian , and Shanker Satyanath

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875072.001

ISBN: 9781451875072

Keywords: Macroeconomic instability, political institutions, openness, conflict, inflation, estimation method, statistics, standard deviation, macroeconomic stability, opennes,

We examine the deep determinants of long-run macroeconomic stability in a cross-country framework. We find that conflict, openness, and democratic political institutions have a strong and statistically significant...

Oil Rents, Corruption, and State Stability - Evidence From Panel Data Regressions

Oil Rents, Corruption, and State Stability - Evidence From Panel Data Regressions »

Volume/Issue: 2009/267

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874129.001

ISBN: 9781451874129

Keywords: Oil rents, state stability, state participation, political rights, civil liberties, civil conflict, civil war,

We examine the effects of oil rents on corruption and state stability exploiting the exogenous within-country variation of a new measure of oil rents for a panel of 31 oil-exporting countries during the period 1992...