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Aging, Savings, and Pensions in the Group of Seven Countries: 1980-2025

Aging, Savings, and Pensions in the Group of Seven Countries: 1980-2025 »

Source: Aging, Savings, and Pensions in the Group of Seven Countries : 1980-2025

Volume/Issue: 1989/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451924657

Keywords: elderly, private savings, pensions, dependency, pension

In the next 30-40 years, past changes in fertility and mortality will lead to a significant increase in the share of the elderly. This study suggests that these demographic trends may lead to a decline in the G-7 p...

Are All Summary Indicators of the Stance of Fiscal Policy Misleading?

Are All Summary Indicators of the Stance of Fiscal Policy Misleading? »

Source: Are All Summary Indicators of the Stance of Fiscal Policy Misleading?

Volume/Issue: 1988/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 1988

ISBN: 9781451944501

Keywords: fiscal policy, expenditure, fiscal impulse, expenditures, fiscal stance

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

Are Prices Countercyclical? Evidence From the G-7

Are Prices Countercyclical? Evidence From the G-7 »

Source: Are Prices Countercyclical? Evidence From the G-7

Volume/Issue: 1994/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad , and Bankim Chadha

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1994

ISBN: 9781451851472

Keywords: correlations, price level, inflation rate, linear trend

This paper re-examines the cyclical behavior of prices using postwar quarterly data for the G-7. We confirm recent evidence that the price level is countercyclical. However, we find strong evidence that the inflati...

Are There International R&D Spillovers Among Randomly Matched Trade Partners? A Response to Keller

Are There International R&D Spillovers Among Randomly Matched Trade Partners? A Response to Keller »

Source: Are There International R&D Spillovers Among Randomly Matched Trade Partners? A Response to Keller

Volume/Issue: 1999/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coe , and Alexander Hoffmaister

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1999

ISBN: 9781451843620

Keywords: R&;amp;#x0026;D, spillovers, technology, total factor productivity, r &;amp; d, foreign r &;amp; d, r &;amp; d spillovers, equation, domestic r &;amp; d

Keller (1998) reexamines Coe and Helpman’s (1995) analysis of international R&D spillovers focusing on the weights used to define the foreign R&D capital stock. Keller creates “random&#x...

Are they All in the Same Boat? the 2000-2001 Growth Slowdown and the G-7 Business Cycle Linkages

Are they All in the Same Boat? the 2000-2001 Growth Slowdown and the G-7 Business Cycle Linkages »

Source: Are they All in the Same Boat? the 2000-2001 Growth Slowdown and the G-7 Business Cycle Linkages

Volume/Issue: 2003/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomas Helbling , and Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451846577

Keywords: International Business Cycles, Dynamic Factor Models, business cycle, correlation, statistics, growth cycles, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation,

This paper reviews the international business cycle among Group of Seven (G-7) countries since 1973 from two angles. An examination of business cycle synchronization among these countries using simple descriptive s...

Armington Elasticities in Intermediate Inputs Trade

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Source: Armington Elasticities in Intermediate Inputs Trade : A Problem in Using Multilateral Trade Data

Volume/Issue: 2004/22

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mika Saito

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2004

ISBN: 9781451921380

Keywords: The Armington Model, Intermediate Inputs Trade, Panel Data, trade data, intermediate inputs, equations, multilateral trade, equation,

This paper finds that the estimates of Armington elasticities (the elasticity of substitution between groups of products identified by country of origin) obtained from multilateral trade data can differ from those...

Assessing Protectionism and Subsidies in Agriculture

Assessing Protectionism and Subsidies in Agriculture »

Source: Assessing Protectionism and Subsidies in Agriculture : A Gravity Approach

Volume/Issue: 2005/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Claudio Paiva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451860405

Keywords: empirical, gravity, agriculture, agricultural trade, agricultural products, agricultural exports, rural population, world trade, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, agricultural,

This paper provides the first comprehensive empirical analysis of agricultural trade using a gravity model. The data set covers bilateral trade in agricultural goods for 152 countries over the periods 1990-93 and 1...

Asset Pricing in the International Economy

Asset Pricing in the International Economy »

Source: Asset Pricing in the International Economy

Volume/Issue: 1993/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): José Barrionuevo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1993

ISBN: 9781451843187

Keywords: consumption growth, real returns, per capita consumption, downward bias, consumption component

This paper presents a statistical and economic interpretation of the low and often economically implausible risk aversion estimates obtained for fixed income assets throughout the finance literature. For a statisti...

Asset Securitization and Structured Financing

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Source: Asset Securitization and Structured Financing : Future Prospects and Challenges for Countries in Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2001/147

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lakshman Alles

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451856736

Keywords: Asset securitization, structured financing, securitization, capital adequacy, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This article examines the issues and challenges involved for institutions, policy makers, and law-makers in less developed countries in their efforts to implement asset securitization techniques in their financial...

Asymmetric Adjustment and Nonlinear Dynamics in Real Exchange Rates

Asymmetric Adjustment and Nonlinear Dynamics in Real Exchange Rates »

Source: Asymmetric Adjustment and Nonlinear Dynamics in Real Exchange Rates

Volume/Issue: 2003/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gene Leon , and Serineh Najarian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451857696

Keywords: Nonlinearities, asymmetry, exchange rate, exchange rates, nonlinearity, statistics, real exchange rate,

This paper examines whether deviations from PPP are stationary in the presence of nonlinearity, and whether the adjustment toward PPP is symmetric from above and below. Using alternative nonlinear models, our resul...