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On the Dynamics of Economic Growth

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Source: On the Dynamics of Economic Growth

Volume/Issue: 1994/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Sarel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1994

ISBN: 9781451855951

Keywords: growth model, technological progress, economic growth, neoclassical growth model

This paper examines the dynamics of economic growth. First, it demonstrates that the standard neoclassical growth model with constant elasticity of intertemporal substitution is not consistent with the patterns of...

Quantifying the Impact of Tradeon Wages

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Source: Quantifying the Impact of Tradeon Wages : The Role of Nontraded Goods

Volume/Issue: 2002/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Tokarick

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451859720

Keywords: wage, unskilled labor, skilled labor, changes in trade, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Computable General Equilibrium Models,

This paper uses an applied general equilbrium model to decompose the effects of changes in trade and technology-related variables on wages of skilled and unskilled labor between 1982 and 1996 in the United States....

Growth, Productivity, and the Rate of Returnon Capital

Growth, Productivity, and the Rate of Returnon Capital »

Source: Growth, Productivity, and the Rate of Returnon Capital

Volume/Issue: 1992/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bankim Chadha , and Charles Adams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1992

ISBN: 9781451978407

Keywords: investment rate, growth rate, growth model, diminishing returns, neoclassical growth model

This paper examines the ability of alternative classes of growth models to explain the historical experience of the U.S. economy. The potential returns to the U.S. from raising its investment rate in terms of both...

The Global Welfare Impact of China

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Source: The Global Welfare Impact of China : Trade Integration and Technological Change

Volume/Issue: 2012/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Julian Di Giovanni , Jing Zhang , and Andrei Levchenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502312

Keywords: productivity growth, trade costs, correlation, equation, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

This paper evaluates the global welfare impact of China's trade integration and technological change in a quantitative Ricardian-Heckscher-Ohlin model implemented on 75 countries. We simulate two alternative produc...

Trade and Integration in the Caribbean

Trade and Integration in the Caribbean »

Source: Trade and Integration in the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2002/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , and Chandima Mendis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2002

ISBN: 9781451856835

Keywords: integration, gravity model, dummy variable, equation, trade liberalization, bilateral trade, average trade, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Bahamas,

This paper analyzes trade in the Caribbean community (CARICOM) using a gravity model framework. The paper seeks to shed light on the dynamics of trade among CARICOM member countries, as well with the rest of world...

Evolution of the Relative Price of Goods and Services in a Neoclassical Model of Capital Accumulation

Evolution of the Relative Price of Goods and Services in a Neoclassical Model of Capital Accumulation »

Source: Evolution of the Relative Price of Goods and Services in a Neoclassical Model of Capital Accumulation

Volume/Issue: 2004/207

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vladimir Klyuev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2004

ISBN: 9781451874686

Keywords: Balassa-Samuelson effect, two-sector growth model, capital mobility, capital intensity, services sector, General Aggregative Models: Neoclassical, Economic Growth of Open Economies, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models,

This paper provides an explanation for the secular increase in the price of services relative to that of manufactured goods that relies on capital accumulation rather than on an exogenous total factor productivity...

The Elusive Gains from International Financial Integration

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Source: The Elusive Gains from International Financial Integration

Volume/Issue: 2004/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas , and Olivier Jeanne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451849622

Keywords: international financial integration, growth, capital scarcity, neoclassical model, financial integration, international financial, capital inflows, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

Standard theoretical arguments tell us that countries with relatively little capital benefit from financial integration as foreign capital flows in and speeds up the process of income convergence. We show in a cali...

Trade Patterns Among Industrial Countries

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Source: Trade Patterns Among Industrial Countries : Their Relationship to Technology Differences and Capital Mobility

Volume/Issue: 2004/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mika Saito

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2004

ISBN: 9781451844078

Keywords: total factor productivity, labor productivity, capital mobility, neoclassical trade model, equation, statistic, cointegration, correlation, total factor prod,

This paper compares two alternative measures of technology differences across industrial countries during 1970-92: one measures differences in labor productivity (the Ricardian measure), and the other differences i...

Does Mother Nature Corrupt? Natural Resources, Corruption, and Economic Growth

Does Mother Nature Corrupt? Natural Resources, Corruption, and Economic Growth »

Source: Does Mother Nature Corrupt? Natural Resources, Corruption, and Economic Growth

Volume/Issue: 1999/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Leite , and Jens Weidmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1999

ISBN: 9781451850734

Keywords: Economic growth, neoclassical growth model, natural resources, anti-corruption policies, cross-country study, natural resource, growth rate, natural resource abundance

This paper argues that natural resource abundance creates opportunities for rent-seeking behavior and is an important factor in determining a country’s level of corruption. In a simple growth model, we illus...

A Method for Calculating Export Supply and Import Demand Elasticities

A Method for Calculating Export Supply and Import Demand Elasticities »

Source: A Method for Calculating Export Supply and Import Demand Elasticities

Volume/Issue: 2010/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Tokarick

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455202140

Keywords: import, export, elasticities, export supply, import demand, export volume, imported inputs, export demand, Neoclassical Models of Trade,

Trade elasticities are often needed in applied country work for various purposes and this paper describes a method for estimating import demand and export supply elasticities withoutusing econometrics. The paper re...