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Selected Euro-Area Countries

Selected Euro-Area Countries »

Source: Selected Euro-Area Countries : The Determinants of Growth: The Experience in the Southern European Economies of Greece and Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2002/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451812886

Keywords: tfp, gdp growth, gdp per capita, real gdp, growth rates

This paper reviews the recent growth experience of the Greek and Portuguese economies and their determinants, comparing it with the rest of the euro area as well as a large set of other economies. Estimates from fi...

Remittances and Institutions

Remittances and Institutions »

Source: Remittances and Institutions : Are Remittances a Curse?

Volume/Issue: 2008/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jihad Dagher , Ralph Chami , Peter Montiel , and Yasser Abdih

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451868913

Keywords: Institutions, remittance, real gdp, gdp per capita, coefficient on remittances,

This paper addresses the complex and overlooked relationship between the receipt of workers' remittances and institutional quality in the recipient country. Using a simple model, we show how an increase in remittan...

Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands Antilles

Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands Antilles »

Source: Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands Antilles : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2003/159

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451801002

Keywords: growth rate, growth rates, per capita income, economic growth, gdp per capita

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix for Netherlands Antilles examines the economic growth in Small Island Economies. The paper finds that the Small Island Economies as a group grew faster than the r...

How Far Is Eastern Europe from Brussels?

How Far Is Eastern Europe from Brussels? »

Source: How Far Is Eastern Europe from Brussels?

Volume/Issue: 1998/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Carlos Végh Gramont , and Stanley Fischer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1998

ISBN: 9781451847352

Keywords: transition, convergence, per capita income, transition economies, growth rate, growth rates, gdp per capita

The current destination of Central and Eastern European countries—explicitly for some, implicitly for all—is Brussels. The concept of the distance from Brussels is multi-dimensional. One simple measur...

Rapid Growth in the CIS

Rapid Growth in the CIS »

Source: Rapid Growth in the CIS : Panel Regression Approach

Volume/Issue: 2007/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Garbis Iradian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867343

Keywords: Growth, Structural Reforms, real gdp, per capita income,

This paper analytically explores and empirically tests a number of hypotheses to explain the rapid growth in transition economies. The paper finds that growth in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) has bee...

Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065543.084

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

The central challenges facing the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia as they work to catch up to advanced European Union (EU) income levels are discussed in this new...

The West Bank and Gaza
			: Economic Performance, Prospects, and Policies: Achieving Prosperity and Confronting Demographic Challenges

The West Bank and Gaza : Economic Performance, Prospects, and Policies: Achieving Prosperity and Confronting Demographic Challenges »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2002

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060760.071

ISBN: 9781589060760

Keywords: employment, exchange rate, trucks, expenditure, economic growth, exchange rate regime, trade regime, gdp growth, unemployment, growth rate

This is the latest in a series of economic reports by staff economists in the IMF's Middle Eastern Department. This book discusses the latest economic data coming out of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, with a particu...

Economic Growth in Croatia

Economic Growth in Croatia »

Source: Economic Growth in Croatia : Potential and Constraints

Volume/Issue: 2007/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Moore , and Athanasios Vamvakidis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451867626

Keywords: economic reform, potential growth, real gdp, employment, gdp growth, gdp per capita,

This paper examines the factors and constraints that affect recent and potential growth in Croatia, as well as policies that can influence it. On current productivity trends, it estimates Croatia's potential growth...

Growth and Structural Reforms

Growth and Structural Reforms »

Source: Growth and Structural Reforms : A New Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2009/284

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lone Engbo Christiansen , Thierry Tressel , and Martin Schindler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874297

Keywords: Liberalization, Domestic Finance, Trade: Capital Account, tfp, real gdp, trade reforms, gdp per capita,

This paper presents a simultaneous assessment of the relationship between economic performance and three groups of economic reforms: domestic finance, trade, and the capital account. Among these, domestic financial...

Too Much Finance?*

Too Much Finance?* »

Source: Too Much Finance?

Volume/Issue: 2012/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrico Berkes , Ugo Panizza , and Jean-Louis Arcand

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504668

Keywords: Financial development, Finance-growth nexus, gdp growth, correlation, gdp per capita, standard errors

This paper examines whether there is a threshold above which financial development no longer has a positive effect on economic growth. We use different empirical approaches to show that there can indeed be "too muc...