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Employment Protection, International Specialization, and innovation

Employment Protection, International Specialization, and innovation »

Source: Employment Protection, International Specialization, and innovation

Volume/Issue: 1996/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gilles Saint-Paul

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451843354

Keywords: r &;amp; d, closed economy, international trade, open economy, r &;amp; d intensity

We develop a model to analyze the implications of firing costs on incentives for R & D and international specialization. The key idea is that, to avoid paying firing costs, the country with a rigid labor mar...

Exports, Inflation, and Growth

Exports, Inflation, and Growth »

Source: Exports, Inflation, and Growth

Volume/Issue: 1997/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thorvaldur Gylfason

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451854138

Keywords: Trade, Natural Resources, Economic Growth, export ratio, closed economies, open economies, high inflation

This paper identifies some of the main determinants of exports and economic growth in cross-sectional data from the World Bank, covering 160 countries in the period 1985-1994. First, the linkages between the propen...

Life-Cycles, Dynasties, Savings

Life-Cycles, Dynasties, Savings »

Source: Life-Cycles, Dynasties, Savings : Implications for Closed and Small, Open Economies

Volume/Issue: 2000/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee , and Douglas Laxton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2000

ISBN: 9781451854893

Keywords: Ricardian Equivalence, Government Debt, Saving, closed economy, labor income, open economy, aggregate consumption

This paper examines the macroeconomic implications of life-cycle and dynastic saving behavior for closed and small, open economies. Using an extended version of Blanchard’s overlapping agents model, the anal...

An Alternative Explanation for the Resource Curse

An Alternative Explanation for the Resource Curse »

Source: An Alternative Explanation for the Resource Curse : The Income Effect Channel

Volume/Issue: 2009/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ali Alichi , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872590

Keywords: resource curse, investment and growth, capital movements, exporting countries, closed economy, foreign capital,

The paper provides an alternative explanation for the "resource curse" based on the income effect resulting from high government current spending in resource rich economies. Using a simple life cycle framework, we...

Employment Protection, International Specialization, and innovation

Employment Protection, International Specialization, and innovation »

Volume/Issue: 1996/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gilles Saint-Paul

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451843354.001

ISBN: 9781451843354

Keywords: r &;amp; d, closed economy, international trade, open economy, r &;amp; d intensity

We develop a model to analyze the implications of firing costs on incentives for R & D and international specialization. The key idea is that, to avoid paying firing costs, the country with a rigid labor mar...

Exports, Inflation, and Growth

Exports, Inflation, and Growth »

Volume/Issue: 1997/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thorvaldur Gylfason

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854138.001

ISBN: 9781451854138

Keywords: Trade, Natural Resources, Economic Growth, export ratio, closed economies, open economies, high inflation

This paper identifies some of the main determinants of exports and economic growth in cross-sectional data from the World Bank, covering 160 countries in the period 1985-1994. First, the linkages between the propen...

Life-Cycles, Dynasties, Savings
			: Implications for Closed and Small, Open Economies

Life-Cycles, Dynasties, Savings : Implications for Closed and Small, Open Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2000/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee , and Douglas Laxton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854893.001

ISBN: 9781451854893

Keywords: Ricardian Equivalence, Government Debt, Saving, closed economy, labor income, open economy, aggregate consumption

This paper examines the macroeconomic implications of life-cycle and dynastic saving behavior for closed and small, open economies. Using an extended version of Blanchard’s overlapping agents model, the anal...

An Alternative Explanation for the Resource Curse
			: The Income Effect Channel

An Alternative Explanation for the Resource Curse : The Income Effect Channel »

Volume/Issue: 2009/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ali Alichi , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872590.001

ISBN: 9781451872590

Keywords: resource curse, investment and growth, capital movements, exporting countries, closed economy, foreign capital,

The paper provides an alternative explanation for the "resource curse" based on the income effect resulting from high government current spending in resource rich economies. Using a simple life cycle framework, we...