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Nordic Exports of Goods and Exporting Enterprises

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Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327275

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Geographical Markets, Nordic Countries, Domestic Employment, Export Market, Statistical Institutes, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)

This report analyses the exports of goods from the Nordic countries and the exporting enterprises in the period 2008 to 2012. The report addresses issues such as: What are the strongholds of the Nordic countries, b...

Does Economic Diversification Lead to Financial Development? Evidence From topography

Does Economic Diversification Lead to Financial Development? Evidence From topography »

Source: Does Economic Diversification Lead to Financial Development? Evidence From topography

Volume/Issue: 2006/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodney Ramcharan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862959

Keywords: Financial development, diversification, geography, land area, statistic, heteroscedasticity, standard deviation,

An influential theoretical literature has observed that economic diversification can reduce risk and increase financial development. But causality operates in both directions, as a well functioning financial system...

Regional Labor Market Disparities in Belgium

Regional Labor Market Disparities in Belgium »

Source: Regional Labor Market Disparities in Belgium

Volume/Issue: 2002/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcello Estevão

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451855616

Keywords: geography, dynamics, divergences, unemployment, employment, labor force participation, labor force, unemployment rate, Mobility, and Vacancies: General,

Regional labor market discrepancies have been widening in Belgium in the last two decades and are more evident within particular demographic groups. These developments can largely be accounted for by worse matching...

Uncertainty, Flexible Exchange Rates, and Agglomeration*

Uncertainty, Flexible Exchange Rates, and Agglomeration* »

Source: Uncertainty, Flexible Exchange Rates, and Agglomeration

Volume/Issue: 1998/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1998

ISBN: 9781451927351

Keywords: Flexible exchange rates, Agglomeration, Two-stage EMU, exchange rate, exchange rate variability, economic geography, exchange rates

This paper shows that exchange rate variability promotes agglomeration of economic activity. Under flexible rates, firms located in large markets have lower variability of sales, reinforcing concentration of firms...

Forecasting ECB Monetary Policy

Forecasting ECB Monetary Policy »

Source: Forecasting ECB Monetary Policy : Accuracy is (Still) a Matter of Geography

Volume/Issue: 2006/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Ehrmann , Marcel Fratzscher , and Helge Berger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451863017

Keywords: ECB, forecast, geography, history, heterogeneity, Taylor rule, learning, transmission, survey data, communication

Monetary policy in the euro area is conducted within a multicountry, multicultural, and multilingual context involving multiple central banking traditions. How does this heterogeneity affect the ability of economic...

Economic Geography and Wages

Economic Geography and Wages »

Source: Economic Geography and Wages : The Case of Indonesia

Volume/Issue: 2004/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mary Amiti , and Lisa Cameron

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451850239

Keywords: Agglomeration, vertical linkages, economic geography, cost linkages, demand linkages, market access, wage, benefits, National Security and War, Economic History: Government

The paper finds a significant shift in the economic characteristics of civil conflicts during the1990s. Conflicts have become shorter but with more severe contractions and a stronger recovery of growth. The overall...

Institutions Rule

Institutions Rule »

Source: Institutions Rule : The Primacy of Institutions over Integration and Geography in Economic Development

Volume/Issue: 2002/189

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Subramanian , Francesco Trebbi , and Dani Rodrik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451859621

Keywords: Institutions, integration, geography, equation, statistics, dummy variable, equations, samples, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Capitalist Systems: Political Economy

We estimate the respective contributions of institutions, geography, and trade in determining cross-country income levels using recently developed instruments for institutions and trade. Our results indicate that t...

Institutions versus Geography

Institutions versus Geography »

Source: Institutions versus Geography : Subnational Evidence from the United States

Volume/Issue: 2006/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alma Romero-Barrutieta , and Eric Clifton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451864298

Keywords: institutions, geography, Appalachia, econometrics, probability, growth rates, instrumental variable, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economic Development: Regional, Urban

Empirical studies of the impact of geography and institutions on growth and development at the international level have become common place, but the high degree of abstraction at that level has led to calls for sub...

The Valuation Effects of Geographic Diversification

The Valuation Effects of Geographic Diversification »

Source: The Valuation Effects of Geographic Diversification : Evidence From U.S. Banks

Volume/Issue: 2012/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Laeven , Martin Goetz , and Ross Levine

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463937119

Keywords: Geographic Corporate diversification, Agency problems, Economies of scope, Corporate insiders, Corporate valuation, deregulation, bank holding, holding company, bank holding company, Firm Organization and Market Structure

This paper assesses the impact of the geographic diversification of bank holding company (BHC) assets across the United States on their market valuations. Using two novel identification strategies based on the dyna...

Breaking the Curse of Sisyphus

Breaking the Curse of Sisyphus »

Source: Breaking the Curse of Sisyphus : An Empirical Analysis of Post-Conflict Economic Transitions

Volume/Issue: 2013/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik , and Mohammad Rahmati

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475531152

Keywords: Civil conflict, conflict recurrence risk, growth, institutions, geography, structural reforms, dynamic panel estimation, post-conflict, real gdp, gdp per capita

This paper provides a broad empirical analysis of the determinants of post-conflict economic transitions across the world during the period 1960-2010, using a dynamic panel estimation approach based on the system-g...