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Chapter 3. Perspectives on Global Real Interest Rates

Chapter 3. Perspectives on Global Real Interest Rates »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2014 : Recovery Strengthens, Remains Uneven

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484308349

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, real interest rates, gdp growth, real rates

Real interest rates worldwide have declined substantially since the 1980s and are now in slightly negative territory. Common factors account for much of these movements, highlighting the relevan...

Chapter 1. Recent Developments and Prospects

Chapter 1. Recent Developments and Prospects »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2014 : Recovery Strengthens, Remains Uneven

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484308349

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, real interest rates, gdp growth, real rates

Global activity strengthened during the second half of 2013 and is expected to improve further in 2014–15. The impulse has come mainly from advanced economies, although their recoveries remain u...

Chapter V Economic Reform in Eastern Europe and the U.S.S.R.

Chapter V Economic Reform in Eastern Europe and the U.S.S.R. »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1990

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451944921

Keywords: inflation, current account, external borrowing, net debtor, current account balance

Recent political developments in Eastern Europe and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics have been dramatic, and the rapidity of change has been breathtaking. This chapter discus...

China's Economic Growth

China's Economic Growth »

Source: China's Economic Growth : International Spillovers

Volume/Issue: 2010/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Athanasios Vamvakidis , and Vivek Arora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201761

Keywords: growth, gdp growth, real gdp, economic growth, net exports, world trade, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

This paper presents some facts on China's role in the world economy and measures the impact of China's growth on growth in the rest of the world in the short and long term. Short-run estimates based on VARs and err...

China's Provincial Growth Dynamics

China's Provincial Growth Dynamics »

Source: China's Provincial Growth Dynamics

Volume/Issue: 2001/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jahangir Aziz , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451841909

Keywords: Provincial growth, convergence, twin peaks, per capita income, income distribution, per capita incomes, growth rates, economic growth, Technological Change: Government Policy, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: Other

China's rapid overall growth since 1978 masks significant differences in relative economic performance across its provinces. This paper finds that, while per capita income of poor provinces are catching up with tho...

Collection Lags and the Optimal Inflation Tax: A Reconsideration

Collection Lags and the Optimal Inflation Tax: A Reconsideration »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 41 No. 1

Volume: 41

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451957037

Keywords: growth rate, endogenous growth, growth model, economic growth, per capita income

This paper examines effects of economic growth and speed of adjustment on openness, human development, and fiscal policies. The model developed in this paper postulates that learning through experience raises labor...

Commodity Price Volatility and the Sources of Growth1

Commodity Price Volatility and the Sources of Growth1 »

Source: Commodity Price Volatility and the Sources of Growth

Volume/Issue: 2012/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463931179

Keywords: Growth, resource curse, volatility, gdp per capita, growth rate, tfp, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper studies the impact of the level and volatility of the commodity terms of trade on economic growth, as well as on the three main growth channels: total factor productivity, physical capital accumulation,...

Convergence in Emerging Europe

Convergence in Emerging Europe »

Source: Convergence in Emerging Europe : Sustainability and Vulnerabilities

Volume/Issue: 2008/181

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Athanasios Vamvakidis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870398

Keywords: European Economy, Current Account Adjustment, current account, current account deficits, real gdp,

The emerging European economies have been converging rapidly towards the more advanced European economies in recent years. However, large external imbalances in parts of the region have raised questions about susta...

A Debt Overhang Model for Low-Income Countries: Implications for Debt Relief

A Debt Overhang Model for Low-Income Countries: Implications for Debt Relief »

Source: A Debt Overhang Model for Low-Income Countries : Implications for Debt Relief

Volume/Issue: 2006/224

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Junko Koeda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864847

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic conditions, Debt relief, Debt burden, Economic models, Productivity, Foreign aid, debt overhang, participation constraint, low-income countries

The paper presents a theoretical model to explain how debt overhang is generated in low-income countries and discusses its implications for debt relief. The paper indicates that the extent of debt overhang, and the...

Decoupling from the East Toward the West? Analyses of Spillovers to the Baltic Countries

Decoupling from the East Toward the West? Analyses of Spillovers to the Baltic Countries »

Source: Decoupling from the East Toward the West? Analyses of Spillovers to the Baltic Countries

Volume/Issue: 2009/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451872729

Keywords: gdp growth, trading partners, real gdp, growth rate

This paper uses VAR models to examine the magnitude and sources of growth spillovers to the Baltics from key trading partners, as well asfrom the real effective exchange rate (REER). Our results show there are sign...