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			: Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/CPVIEAEX.073

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

In the years following the global financial crisis, many low-income countries experienced rapid recovery and strong economic growth. However, many are now facing enormous difficulties because of rapidly rising food...

Paraguay

Paraguay »

Source: Paraguay : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/239

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462320387

Keywords: agricultural sector, gdp growth, tfp, growth rate

Paraguay's economy recently experienced particularly large output swings. Economic policies will play a critical role in raising investment by making sure that macroeconomic stability is maintained. The spillovers...

Paraguay: Selected Issues

Paraguay: Selected Issues »

Source: Paraguay : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/239

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462320387

Keywords: agricultural sector, gdp growth, tfp, growth rate

Paraguay's economy recently experienced particularly large output swings. Economic policies will play a critical role in raising investment by making sure that macroeconomic stability is maintained. The spillovers...

Asia Rising

Asia Rising »

Source: Asia Rising : A Sectoral Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2007/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451866940

Keywords: Growth, productivity growth, employment, agricultural employment, employment share, total employment,

This paper undertakes a cross-country analysis of productivity growth at both the aggregate and sectoral level. It finds that Asia's remarkable output growth over the past 40 years reflected both high investment, a...

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries »

Source: Rural Poverty in Developing Countries : Issues and Policies

Volume/Issue: 2000/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mahmood Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2000

ISBN: 9781451850093

Keywords: Rural poverty; developing countries; issues and policies, rural poverty, health care, agricultural growth, agricultural land, rural women

In most developing countries, poverty is more widespread and severe in rural than in urban areas. The author reviews some important aspects of rural poverty and draws key implications for public policy. He presents...

Money, Meat, and Inflation

Money, Meat, and Inflation »

Source: Money, Meat, and Inflation : Using Price Data to Understand An Export Shock in Sudan

Volume/Issue: 2002/84

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodney Ramcharan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781451850659

Keywords: Exchange Rate, money growth, livestock export, money supply, Agriculture in International Trade,

Sudanese inflation dramatically fell in 2000. But just prior to the sharp decline, an export ban was placed on Sudanese livestock. Motivated by this clue, and in the absence of any reliable income or employment dat...

The Determinants of Economic Growth in the Philippines

The Determinants of Economic Growth in the Philippines »

Source: The Determinants of Economic Growth in the Philippines : A New Look

Volume/Issue: 2011/288

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Willa Boots J. Tolo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463927226

Keywords: growth divergence, Philippines, fixed capital formation, current account balance, agricultural exports, capital formation

This paper uses a panel of 23 emerging markets for the period 1965?2008 to study the determinants of per capita GDP growth in the Philippines. The Philippines is an outlier in terms of agricultural exports, investm...

Employment Effects of Growth Rebalancing in China

Employment Effects of Growth Rebalancing in China »

Source: Employment Effects of Growth Rebalancing in China

Volume/Issue: 2009/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451873160

Keywords: growth rebalancing, GIMF model, share of employment, employment in the services sector, job creation, employment in agriculture,

This paper gauges the potential effects on employment of rebalancing China's exportoriented growth model toward domestic demand, particularly private consumption. Shifting to a private consumption-led growth likely...

Benchmarking Structural Transformation Across the World

Benchmarking Structural Transformation Across the World »

Source: Benchmarking Structural Transformation Across the World

Volume/Issue: 2013/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , Alun Thomas , Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu , and Yingyuan Chen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484359662

Keywords: Emerging markets, Agricultural sector, Agriculture, Cross country analysis, Productivity, Services, Services sector, Manufacturing sector, Manufacturing, Low-income developing countries

This paper documents stylized facts on the process of structural transformation around the world and empirically analyzes its determinants using data on real value added by sector of economic activity (agriculture,...

Structural Reforms and Productivity Growth in Emerging Market and Developing Economies*

Structural Reforms and Productivity Growth in Emerging Market and Developing Economies* »

Source: Structural Reforms and Productivity Growth in Emerging Market and Developing Economies

Volume/Issue: 2016/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , Giang Ho , and Annette Kyobe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498306560

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Labor productivity, Economic Growth, Structural Reforms, Institutions, Emerging Market and Developing Countries, Agriculture, Industry, Services, productivity

This paper empirically assesses the role of structural and institutional reforms in driving productivity growth across countries at different stages of development, using a distance-to-frontier framework. It gauges...