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Factor Endowment, Structural Coherence, and Economic Growth

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Source: Factor Endowment, Structural Coherence, and Economic Growth

Volume/Issue: 2012/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natasha Che

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475505139

Keywords: Structural Coherence, Structural Change, Factor Endowment, capital intensity, growth rate, tfp, capital stock, Consumption, Saving, Production

This paper studies the linkage between structural coherence and economic growth. Structural coherence is defined as the degree that a country's industrial structure optimally reflects its factor endowment fundament...

Why is Productivity Growth in the Euro Area so Sluggish?

Why is Productivity Growth in the Euro Area so Sluggish? »

Source: Why is Productivity Growth in the Euro Area so Sluggish?

Volume/Issue: 2004/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcello Estevão

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451860191

Keywords: Productivity growth, structural change, capital deepening, labor productivity, ict, labor productivity growth, labor market, Macroeconomics: Production,

Slow productivity growth has plagued the euro area since the mid-1990s. That is particularly striking in view of the large productivity gains in the United States during the same period. This paper shows that the d...

Wage Moderation in France

Wage Moderation in France »

Source: Wage Moderation in France

Volume/Issue: 2002/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcello Estevão , and Nigar Nargis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2002

ISBN: 9781451857047

Keywords: Employmnet, bargaining, structural change, labor market, wage, unemployment, unemployment rate, Production And Organizations,

Using household level data for France from 1990 to 2000, we estimate a relationship between wages and unemployment taking into account compositional, time and regional effects. We show that this relationship shifte...

Product Market Regulation and the Benefits of Wage Moderation

Product Market Regulation and the Benefits of Wage Moderation »

Source: Product Market Regulation and the Benefits of Wage Moderation

Volume/Issue: 2005/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcello Estevão

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451862102

Keywords: Structural change, product market, labor market, reforms, wage, unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, Market Structure and Pricing: General,

Euro-area real wages have decelerated sharply in the last 20 years, but this has not yet translated into visibly lower unemployment or faster growth. Weak output growth after such a cost shock is somewhat puzzling...

Sector-Level Productivity, Structural Change, and Rebalancing in China

Sector-Level Productivity, Structural Change, and Rebalancing in China »

Source: Sector-Level Productivity, Structural Change, and Rebalancing in China

Volume/Issue: 2013/240

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Malhar Nabar , and Kai Yan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2013

ISBN: 9781475525854

Keywords: structural change, service sector, manufacturing sector, productivity growth, industrial sector, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Asia including Middle East,

This paper studies structural changes underlying China's remarkable and unprecedented growth in recent years. While patterns of structural transformation across China's provinces are broadly in line with internatio...

Determinants of Firm Profitability in Colombia’s Manufacturing Sector

Determinants of Firm Profitability in Colombia’s Manufacturing Sector »

Source: Determinants of Firm Profitability in Colombia's Manufacturing Sector : Exchange Rate or Structural?

Volume/Issue: 2015/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Naomi Griffin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484364222

Keywords: Real exchange rate, structural changes, exchange rate, imports, demand, real effective exchange rate, Firm Performance: Size, Diversification, and Scope, General,

The appreciation of the real exchange rate over the past several years is considered one of the key drivers behind the weak performance of Colombia's manufacturing sector in recent years. This paper examines the ef...

Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, and Real Exchange Rate Appreciations

Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, and Real Exchange Rate Appreciations »

Source: Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, and Real Exchange Rate Appreciations

Volume/Issue: 2010/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Felipe Meza , and Carlos Urrutia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982077

Keywords: Real Exchange Rate, Appreciation, Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, tradable goods, relative price, terms of trade shocks, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

We account for the appreciation of the real exchange rate in Mexico between 1988 and 2002 using a two sector dynamic general equilibrium model of a small open economy with two driving forces: (i) differential produ...

Crime and the Economy in Mexican States

Crime and the Economy in Mexican States »

Source: Crime and the Economy in Mexican States : Heterogeneous Panel Estimates (1993-2012)

Volume/Issue: 2015/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Concha Verdugo Yepes , Peter Pedroni , and Xingwei Hu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513541969

Keywords: Crime, Panel Structural VAR, homicides, homicide, security, crimes, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Analysis of Growth, Development, and Changes

This paper studies the transmission of crime shocks to the economy in a sample of 32 Mexican states over the period from 1993 to 2012. The paper uses a panel structural VAR approach which accounts for the heterogen...

A Multi-industry Model of Growth with Financing Constraints

A Multi-industry Model of Growth with Financing Constraints »

Source: A Multi-industry Model of Growth with Financing Constraints

Volume/Issue: 2009/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anna Ilyina , and Roberto Samaniego

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872668

Keywords: Financial development, industry growth, R&;amp;#x0026;D intensity, external finance dependence, convergence dynamics, structural change, r &;amp; d, r &;amp; d intensity, equation, r &;amp; d intensive industries

This paper develops a multi-industry growth model in which firms require external funds to conduct productivity-enhancing R&D. The cost of research is industry-specific. The tightness of financing constraints depen...

Factor Endowment, Structural Coherence, and Economic Growth

Factor Endowment, Structural Coherence, and Economic Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2012/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natasha Che

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505139.001

ISBN: 9781475505139

Keywords: Structural Coherence, Structural Change, Factor Endowment, capital intensity, growth rate, tfp, capital stock, Consumption, Saving, Production

This paper studies the linkage between structural coherence and economic growth. Structural coherence is defined as the degree that a country's industrial structure optimally reflects its factor endowment fundament...