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Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/200

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513501529

Keywords: trade, value, demand, elasticity

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Elasticity Optimism

Elasticity Optimism »

Source: Elasticity Optimism

Volume/Issue: 2009/279

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874242

Keywords: Trade Elasticities, Heterogeneity, Calibration, International Portfolio, elasticity of substitution, equation, measurement error, import prices,

In most macroeconomic models, the substitutability between domestic and foreign goods is calibrated using aggregated data. This imposes homogeneous elasticities across goods, and the calibration is only valid under...

Aggregate Stability and Balanced-Budget Rules

Aggregate Stability and Balanced-Budget Rules »

Source: Aggregate Stability and Balanced-Budget Rules

Volume/Issue: 2014/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matteo Ghilardi , and Raffaele Rossi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475582291

Keywords: Constant Elasticity of Substitution, Indeterminacy, elasticity of substitution, tax rates, taxation,

It has been shown that under perfect competition and a Cobb-Douglas production function, a basic real business cycle model may exhibit indeterminacy and sunspot fluctuations when income tax rates are determined by...

The Global Trade Slowdown

The Global Trade Slowdown »

Source: The Global Trade Slowdown : Cyclical or Structural?

Volume/Issue: 2015/6

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cristina Constantinescu , Aaditya Mattoo , and Michele Ruta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2015

ISBN: 9781498399135

Keywords: Global Trade Slowdown, Trade Elasticity, trade, elasticity, gdp, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, General,

This paper focuses on the sluggish growth of world trade relative to income growth in recent years. The analysis uses an empirical strategy based on an error correction model to assess whether the global trade slow...

Time Series Analysis of Export Demand Equations

Time Series Analysis of Export Demand Equations »

Source: Time Series Analysis of Export Demand Equations : A Cross-Country Analysis

Volume/Issue: 1998/149

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Claudio Montenegro , and Abdelhak Senhadji

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1998

ISBN: 9781451923582

Keywords: Export demand, Income and Price Elasticities, Cointegration, equation, income elasticities, statistic, equations

The paper estimates export demand elasticities for a large number of developing and developed countries, using time-series techniques that account for the nonstationarity in the data. The average long-run price and...

Growth, Expansion of Markets, and Income Elasticities in World Trade

Growth, Expansion of Markets, and Income Elasticities in World Trade »

Source: Growth, Expansion of Markets, and Income Elasticities in World Trade

Volume/Issue: 2005/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yi Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451860306

Keywords: Income elasticity, Houthakker-Magee effect, 45-degree rule, income elasticities, equations, statistics, cointegration, import demand,

The Houthakker-Magee effect implies that a country facing unfavorable income elasticities in trade must either grow at a slower rate than its trading partners or experience a trend worsening of its current account...

Terms of Trade Shocks and the Current Account

Terms of Trade Shocks and the Current Account »

Source: Terms of Trade Shocks and the Current Account

Volume/Issue: 1998/177

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and C. McDermott

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

ISBN: 9781451975048

Keywords: Terms of trade, intertemporal elasticity of substitution, intratemporal elasticity of substitution, terms of trade shocks, trade shocks, relative price, elasticity of substitution

This paper examines the relationship between terms of trade shocks, private saving, and the current account position. The relationship between these variables is theoretically ambiguous: an adverse transitory terms...

Price and Income Elasticity of Indian Exports—The Role of Supply-Side Bottlenecks

Price and Income Elasticity of Indian Exports—The Role of Supply-Side Bottlenecks »

Source: Price and Income Elasticity of Indian Exports-The Role of Supply-Side Bottlenecks

Volume/Issue: 2015/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mehdi Raissi , and Volodymyr Tulin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513544816

Keywords: export demand, income and price elasticity, energy shortages, demand, supply, supply-side, price elasticity, income elasticity, Models with Panel Data, Country and Industry Studies of Trade,

This paper estimates the short-term and long-run price and income elasticity of Indian exports, and investigates the role of supply-side bottlenecks in shaping India's export demand relationship. We use disaggregat...

India: Selected Issues

India: Selected Issues »

Source: India : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1998/112

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 1998

ISBN: 9781451818536

Keywords: tax revenue, tax system, tax reforms, tax elasticity, taxation

This Selected Issues paper on India reviews the revenue impact of tax reforms implemented by the central government since 1991. The paper highlights that since 1991, tax reforms have been an integral part of econom...

India: Selected Issues

India: Selected Issues »

Source: India : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1998/112

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 1998

ISBN: 9781451818536

Keywords: tax revenue, tax system, tax reforms, tax elasticity, taxation

This Selected Issues paper on India reviews the revenue impact of tax reforms implemented by the central government since 1991. The paper highlights that since 1991, tax reforms have been an integral part of econom...