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Canada: Selected Issues

Canada: Selected Issues »

Source: Canada : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451807004

Keywords: exchange rate, real interest rate, real interest, interest rate

This paper documents two aspects of Canada's regional diversity and compares the results with those across U.S. regions. Although gradually converging, Canadian provinces exhibit a considerably diverse economic str...

Canada: Selected Issues

Canada: Selected Issues »

Source: Canada : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451807004

Keywords: exchange rate, real interest rate, real interest, interest rate

This paper documents two aspects of Canada's regional diversity and compares the results with those across U.S. regions. Although gradually converging, Canadian provinces exhibit a considerably diverse economic str...

Canada: Selected Issues

Canada: Selected Issues »

Source: Canada : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451807004

Keywords: exchange rate, real interest rate, real interest, interest rate

This paper documents two aspects of Canada's regional diversity and compares the results with those across U.S. regions. Although gradually converging, Canadian provinces exhibit a considerably diverse economic str...

Chapter 1. Global Prospects and Policies

Chapter 1. Global Prospects and Policies »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2017 : Gaining Momentum?

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475564655

Keywords: World Economic Outlook, Income inequality, National income, Distribution of income, External activities, Gross domestric product growth, Growth acceleration, Growth deceleration, Output growth, Economic integration

Global economic activity is picking up with a long-awaited cyclical recovery in investment, manufacturing, and trade. World growth is expected to rise from 3.1 percent in 2016 to 3.5 percent in...

Chapter 2. Roads Less Traveled: Growth in Emerging Market and Developing Economies in a Complicated External Environment

Chapter 2. Roads Less Traveled: Growth in Emerging Market and Developing Economies in a Complicated External Environment »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2017 : Gaining Momentum?

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475564655

Keywords: World Economic Outlook, Income inequality, National income, Distribution of income, External activities, Gross domestric product growth, Growth acceleration, Growth deceleration, Output growth, Economic integration

Emerging market and developing economies have become increasingly important in the global economy in recent years. They now account for more than 75 percent of global growth in output and consum...

Chapter 3. Understanding the Downward Trend in Labor Income Shares

Chapter 3. Understanding the Downward Trend in Labor Income Shares »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2017 : Gaining Momentum?

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475564655

Keywords: World Economic Outlook, Income inequality, National income, Distribution of income, External activities, Gross domestric product growth, Growth acceleration, Growth deceleration, Output growth, Economic integration

This chapter documents the downward trend in the labor share of income since the early 1990s, as well as its heterogeneous evolution across countries, industries, and workers of different skill...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2017 : Gaining Momentum?

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475564655

Keywords: World Economic Outlook, Income inequality, National income, Distribution of income, External activities, Gross domestric product growth, Growth acceleration, Growth deceleration, Output growth, Economic integration

With buoyant financial markets and a long-awaited cyclical recovery in manufacturing and trade under way, world growth is projected to rise from 3.1 percent in 2016 to 3.5 percent in 2017 and 3....

Foreword

Foreword »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2017 : Gaining Momentum?

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475564655

Keywords: World Economic Outlook, Income inequality, National income, Distribution of income, External activities, Gross domestric product growth, Growth acceleration, Growth deceleration, Output growth, Economic integration

Consistently good economic news since summer 2016 is starting to add up to a brightening global outlook. The economic upswing that we have expected for some time seems to be materializing: indeed, the World...

Globalization, Market Power, and the Natural Interest Rate

Globalization, Market Power, and the Natural Interest Rate »

Source: Globalization, Market Power, and the Natural Interest Rate

Volume/Issue: 2019/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Marc Natal , and Nicolas Stoffels

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498311410

Keywords: Real interest rates, Market interest rates, Economic integration, Interest rates, Total factor productivity, low interest rate puzzle, globalization, natural interest rate, markups, real interest rate

We argue that strong globalization forces have been an important determinant of global real interest rates over the last five decades, as they have been key drivers of changes in the natural real interest rate-i.e....

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the United States

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the United States »

Source: United States : 2019 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United States

Volume/Issue: 2019/174

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498320993

Keywords: Interest rates, Unemployment, National income, Gross domestic product, Economic growth, medium-term, fund rate, FOMC, U.S. economy, federal fund rate

The U.S. economy is in the longest expansion in recorded history. Unemployment is at levels not seen since the late 1960s, real wages are rising, and inflationary pressures remain subdued. Economic activity, while...