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France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/183

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498304023

Keywords: cost of capital, business investment, investment growth, equity ratio, investment spending

This Selected Issues paper reviews business investment patterns in France during the crisis. The main motivation is to explore whether investment has recently evolved in line with established determinants or displa...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/183

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498304023

Keywords: cost of capital, business investment, investment growth, equity ratio, investment spending

This Selected Issues paper reviews business investment patterns in France during the crisis. The main motivation is to explore whether investment has recently evolved in line with established determinants or displa...

Thailand

Thailand »

Source: Thailand : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2001/155

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451836820

Keywords: commercial banks, business tax, import duties, direct investment, tax rate

This report provides the IMF's projections and estimates on Thailand's expenditure on gross domestic product at current prices; balance of payments during 1995-2000; gross domestic product by industrial origin at c...

Central African Republic

Central African Republic »

Source: Central African Republic : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2008/13

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2008

ISBN: 9781451806670

Keywords: business license tax, business license, corporate tax, public investment, Statistical appendixes,

The report discusses the IMF staff's estimates and projections of the Central African Republic's Central Government Operations, 2002-06; summary of tax systems, 2007; export import indices and terms of trade 2002-...

The Role of Information in Driving FDI Flows

The Role of Information in Driving FDI Flows »

Source: The Role of Information in Driving FDI Flows : Host-Country Transparency and Source-Country Specialization

Volume/Issue: 2003/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Assaf Razin , Ashoka Mody , and Efraim Sadka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451856842

Keywords: fdi, investors, direct investment, domestic investment, host countries, International Factor Movements and International Business,

We develop a simple information-based model of FDI flows. On the one hand, the abundance of "intangible" capital in specialized industries in the source countries, which presumably generates expertise in screening...

The Tax-adjusted Q Model with Intangible Assets

The Tax-adjusted Q Model with Intangible Assets »

Source: The Tax-adjusted Q Model with Intangible Assets : Theory and Evidence from Temporary Investment Tax Incentives

Volume/Issue: 2014/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sophia Chen , and Estelle Dauchy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498335478

Keywords: investment tax incentives, intangible assets, q model of investment, bonus depreciation, taxation, tax returns, Business Taxes and Subsidies,

We propose a tax-adjusted q model with physical and intangible assets and estimate it with a self-collected comprehensive database of intangible assets. The presence of intangibles changes the accounting and econom...

Investment

Investment »

Source: Investment : Specific Technology Shocks and International Business Cycles: An Empirical Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2010/207

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455205387

Keywords: International Business Cycles, Cointegration, Investment-Specific Technology Shocks, tfp, statistics, statistic,

In this paper, we first introduce investment-specific technology (IST) shocks to an otherwise standard international real business cycle model and show that a thoughtful calibration of them along the lines of Raffo...

News Shocks in Open Economies

News Shocks in Open Economies »

Source: News Shocks in Open Economies : Evidence from Giant Oil Discoveries

Volume/Issue: 2015/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , Valerie Ramey , and Liugang Sheng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513543154

Keywords: news shocks, current account and business cycles, production, investment, gdp, economy, capital, General, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper explores the effect of news shocks on the current account and other macroeconomic variables using worldwide giant oil discoveries as a directly observable measure of news shocks about future output ? the...

Republic of Slovenia

Republic of Slovenia »

Source: Republic of Slovenia : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/254

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451835762

Keywords: domestic demand, mutual funds, direct investment, business services, fixed capital formation

This Selected Issues paper discusses several features of the Slovene economy that may explain the weak relationship between credit and domestic demand growth. It reviews credit growth developments in Slovenia and i...

Uncertainty and the Employment Dynamics of Small and Large Businesses

Uncertainty and the Employment Dynamics of Small and Large Businesses »

Source: Uncertainty and the Employment Dynamics of Small and Large Businesses

Volume/Issue: 2015/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vivek Ghosal , and Yang Ye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2015

ISBN: 9781475552515

Keywords: uncertainty, small businesses, real-options, financing-constraints, costs, gdp, forecasting, variables, investment, General

We examine the impact of uncertainty on employment dynamics. Alternative measures of uncertainty are constructed based on the survey of professional forecasters, and regressionbased forecasting models for GDP growt...