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Discovery and characterisation of dietary patterns in two Nordic countries
			: Using non-supervised and supervised multivariate statistical techniques to analyse dietary survey data

Discovery and characterisation of dietary patterns in two Nordic countries : Using non-supervised and supervised multivariate statistical techniques to analyse dietary survey data »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anna Edberg , Sisse Fagt , Eva Freyhult , Lene Frost Andersen , Mats G. Gustafsson , Ulf Hammerling , Anna Karin Lindroos , Vibeke Kildegaard Knudsen , Salomon Sand , and Daniel Soeria-Atmadja

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325813

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Multivariate Data Analysis, Pattern Discovery, Predictive Modelling, Hierarchical Cluster Analysis, Factor Analysis, Dietary Prototypes

This Nordic study encompasses multivariate data analysis (MDA) of preschool Danish as well as pre- and elementary school Swedish consumers. Contrary to other counterparts the study incorporates two separate MDA var...

In Search of Successful Inflation Targeting

In Search of Successful Inflation Targeting »

Source: In Search of Successful Inflation Targeting : Evidence From An Inflation Targeting Index

Volume/Issue: 2009/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yanliang Miao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451872958

Keywords: Flexibility, Factor Analysis, central bank, price stability,

In a first attempt to treat inflation targeting (IT) as a continuous variable, we construct IT subindices for 21 full-fledged ITers on three dimensions: flexibility, transparency, and explicitness. Comparing flexib...

The Comovement in Commodity Prices

The Comovement in Commodity Prices »

Source: The Comovement in Commodity Prices : Sources and Implications

Volume/Issue: 2013/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ron Alquist , and Olivier Coibion

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484378144

Keywords: comovement, factor models, factor analysis, global production, agricultural commodities, idiosyncratic shocks, International Business Cycles, comovement: factor models,

We present a simple macroeconomic model with a continuum of primary commodities used in the production of the final good, such that the real prices of commodities have a factor structure. One factor captures the co...

Inclusive Growth Framework

Inclusive Growth Framework »

Source: Inclusive Growth Framework

Volume/Issue: 2017/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev , and Jingyang Chen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2017

ISBN: 9781484302156

Keywords: growth, inclusiveness, inequality, povery reduction, General, Aggregate Factor Income Distribution, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

The paper suggests an operationally usable framework for the evaluation of growth inclusiveness-the inclusive growth framework (IGF). Based on the data on growth, poverty, and inequality, the framework allows for t...

Factor Model for Stress-testing with a Contingent Claims Model of the Chilean Banking System

Factor Model for Stress-testing with a Contingent Claims Model of the Chilean Banking System »

Source: Factor Model for Stress-testing with a Contingent Claims Model of the Chilean Banking System

Volume/Issue: 2008/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dale Gray , and James Walsh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869507

Keywords: contingent claims analysis, factor model, VAR, probability, banking, probabilities, probability of default, correlation,

This paper derives risk indicators for the major Chilean banks based on contingent claims analysis, an extension of Black-Scholes-Merton option-pricing theory. These risk indicators are clearly tied to macroeconomi...

Macro-Fiscal Implications of Climate Change: The Case of Djibouti

Macro-Fiscal Implications of Climate Change: The Case of Djibouti »

Source: Macro-Fiscal Implications of Climate Change: The Case of Djibouti

Volume/Issue: 2018/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484380819

Keywords: Middle East, Inclusive growth, Djibouti, climate change, climate warming, General, Aggregate Factor Income Distribution, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

This paper reviews the significant macro-fiscal challenges posed by climate change in Djibouti and the costs of mitigation and adaptation policies. The paper concludes that Djibouti is susceptible to climate change...

Djibouti's Quest for Inclusive Growth

Djibouti's Quest for Inclusive Growth »

Source: Djibouti's Quest for Inclusive Growth

Volume/Issue: 2017/270

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484331118

Keywords: Middle East, Djibouti, Poverty reduction, growth, inclusiveness, inequality, General, Aggregate Factor Income Distribution, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

The paper reviews Djibouti's macroeconomic reforms aimed at achieving middle-income status as envisaged in Vision Djibouti 2035, the authorities' development strategy. In this context, the paper reviews policy opti...

Djibouti: la recherche d'une croissance inclusive

Djibouti: la recherche d'une croissance inclusive »

Source: Djibouti: la recherche d'une croissance inclusive

Volume/Issue: 2017/270

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484331132

Keywords: Middle East, Djibouti, croissance, inclusion, inegalites, reduction de la pauvrete, General, Aggregate Factor Income Distribution, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

Le présent document examine les réformes macroéconomiques que Djibouti doit opérer en vue de devenir un pays à revenu intermédiaire comme prévu dans la stratégie de développement des autorités, Vision Djibouti 2035...

Growth Inclusiveness in Djibouti

Growth Inclusiveness in Djibouti »

Source: Growth Inclusiveness in Djibouti

Volume/Issue: 2017/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475594720

Keywords: Middle East, Djibouti, growth, inclusiveness, inequality, povery reduction, General, Aggregate Factor Income Distribution, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty

The paper examines the poverty-reducing and distributional characteristics of Djibouti's economic growth, and discusses policies that might help make growth more inclusive. It covers the period between 2002 and 201...

Revisiting the Determinants of Productivity Growth - What's new?

Revisiting the Determinants of Productivity Growth - What's new? »

Source: Revisiting the Determinants of Productivity Growth - What's new?

Volume/Issue: 2009/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Boileau Loko , and Mame Astou Diouf

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873726

Keywords: Productivity growth, female labour participation, principal components analysis, dynamic panel regression, tfp, real gdp, total factor productivity,

This paper studies the main determinants of total factor productivity (TFP) growth using principal component analysis and a dynamic panel data model and, through a case study, explores key areas where accelerated r...