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Growth and Recovery in Mongolia During Transition1

Growth and Recovery in Mongolia During Transition1 »

Source: Growth and Recovery in Mongolia During Transition

Volume/Issue: 2003/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kevin Cheng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451875133

Keywords: transition, growth accounting, transition economies, real gdp, tfp, growth rate, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: General, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: Performance and Prospects, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper studies Mongolia's experience of growth and recovery during the first decade of its transition to a market-based system and compares it with those of other transition economies. Mongolia, like most other...

Obtstacles to Faster Growth in Transition Economies

Obtstacles to Faster Growth in Transition Economies »

Source: Obtstacles to Faster Growth in Transition Economies : The Mongolian Case

Volume/Issue: 2001/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stabley Black

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451845570

Keywords: Transition, Growth, capital stock, growth rate, foreign capital, capital productivity, gdp growth, Socialist Systems And Transitional Economies, Economywide Country Studies,

The obstacles to economic growth in Mongolia are modeled with a supply-side growth model calibrated to represent inefficient use of resources and intermediation. Progressive removal of inefficiencies over time by m...

Transition and Regional Inequality in Russia

Transition and Regional Inequality in Russia »

Source: Transition and Regional Inequality in Russia : Reorganization or Procrastination?

Volume/Issue: 2002/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Irina Dolinskaya , and Irina Tytell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2002

ISBN: 9781451858358

Keywords: Growth, transition, inequality, income distribution, transition period, probability, per capita income, probabilities, Economic Growth And Aggregate Productivity, Socialist Systems And Transitional Economies

This paper analyzes the evolution of interregional income inequality during transition in Russia. The transition matrix approach reveals that between 1991 and 1997 income mobility tended toward a highly uneven long...

Explaining Russia's Output Collapse

Explaining Russia's Output Collapse »

Source: Explaining Russia's Output Collapse : Aggregate Sources and Regional Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2001/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Irina Dolinskaya , and Irina Tytell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2001

ISBN: 9781451843408

Keywords: Growth, transition, tfp, capital stock, growth accounting, growth rates, Saving, Production, Employment, And Investment

This paper explores sources of the output collapse in Russia during transition. A modified growth accounting framework is developed that takes into account changes in factor utilization typical of the transition pr...

Convergence of Relative Prices and Inflation in Central and Eastern Europe

Convergence of Relative Prices and Inflation in Central and Eastern Europe »

Source: Convergence of Relative Prices and Inflation in Central and Eastern Europe

Volume/Issue: 2001/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tomás Holub , and Martin Cihak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451854725

Keywords: Relative price differentiation, Balassa-Samuelson effect, relative price, price level, relative prices, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: Prices,

The paper assesses inflation risks resulting from the convergence of structures of relative prices in Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries toward the European Union (EU). The basic idea of the paper is that...

Who is Still Haunted by the Specter of Communism? Explaining Relative Output Contractions Under Transition

Who is Still Haunted by the Specter of Communism? Explaining Relative Output Contractions Under Transition »

Source: Who is Still Haunted by the Specter of Communism? Explaining Relative Output Contractions Under Transition

Volume/Issue: 2005/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Katrin Elborgh-Woytek , and Julian Berengaut

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451860870

Keywords: Commonwealth of Independent States, CIS, transition economies, instrumental variable, transition countries, statistic, Comparative Studies of Countries, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: General, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving

The paper analyzes the initial output decline in transition economies by estimating a crosssection model stressing two major factors-conflicts and the legacies of the Soviet period. We link the Soviet legacies in p...

Growth Slowdown in Bureaucratic Economic Systems

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Source: Growth Slowdown in Bureaucratic Economic Systems : An Issue Revisited

Volume/Issue: 2001/6

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , and Zuzana Brixiova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451842296

Keywords: Bureaucracy, planning, growth, growth rates, linear trend, statistics, economic growth, time series, One, Two

Bureaucratically organized systems tend to be less efficient than economies in which agents are free to choose their output targets, as well as the means to meet them. This paper presents a simple model of planner-...

The IMF and Russia in the 1990's

The IMF and Russia in the 1990's »

Source: The IMF and Russia in the 1990's

Volume/Issue: 2004/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Odling-Smee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451857344

Keywords: Economic transition, macroeconomic policy, Russia, inflation, monetary policy, monetary fund, fiscal policies, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: General

This paper explains the IMF's impact on economic policies in Russia, focusing on where the IMF made a difference. The Russian economic and political leadership essentially determined economic policies. The IMF's in...

What Moves Capital to Transition Economies?1

What Moves Capital to Transition Economies?1 »

Source: What Moves Capital to Transition Economies?

Volume/Issue: 2002/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nada Mora , Ratna Sahay , Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , and Pietro Garibaldi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451848571

Keywords: portfolio investment, direct investment, investment flows, investment restrictions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: General, Comparative Economic Systems: General,

Between 1991 and 1999, capital flows to 25 transition economies in Europe and the former Soviet Union differed widely in terms of overall levels and the share and composition of private flows. With some exceptions...

Foreign Direct Investment in Southeastern Europe

Foreign Direct Investment in Southeastern Europe »

Source: Foreign Direct Investment in Southeastern Europe : How (and How Much) Can Policies Help?

Volume/Issue: 2005/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elina Ribakova , Balázs Horváth , Dimitri Demekas , and Yi Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861297

Keywords: Southeastern Europe, fdi, direct investment, host country, foreign investment, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: Performance and Prospects,

Gravity factors explain a large part of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows in Southeastern Europe-a region not comprehensively covered before in econometric studies-but hostcountry policies also matter. Key ar...