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Africa Rising

Africa Rising »

Source: Africa Rising : Harnessing the Demographic Dividend

Volume/Issue: 2014/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Vimal Thakoor , and Shu Yu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498379878

Keywords: Demographic Dividend, Economic Growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Panel Estimates, working age population, gdp per capita, demographic transition, growth rate, Models with Panel Data, Demographic Trends and Forecasts

Africa will account for 80 percent of the projected 4 billion increase in the global population by 2100. The accompanying increase in its working age population creates a window of opportunity, which if properly ha...

Aging Population and Canadian Public Pension Plans

Aging Population and Canadian Public Pension Plans »

Source: Aging Population and Canadian Public Pension Plans

Volume/Issue: 1994/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1994

ISBN: 9781451851236

Keywords: pension, contribution rates, public pension, contribution rate, life expectancy

Canadian public pension plans are run on a "pay-as-you-go" basis. As the baby boom ages, contribution rates for the two main plans are projected to rise significantly, from their current level of arou...

Analyzing the Effects of Financial and Housing Wealth on Consumption using Micro Data

Analyzing the Effects of Financial and Housing Wealth on Consumption using Micro Data »

Source: Analyzing the Effects of Financial and Housing Wealth on Consumption using Micro Data

Volume/Issue: 2019/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Caceres

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498316477

Keywords: Price indexes, Demographic indicators, Consumption, Disposable income, Private consumption, housing and financial wealth, household surveys, MPCs, stock holding, MPC

This paper analyzes the existence of 'wealth effects' derived from net equity (in the form of housing, financial assets, and total net worth) on consumption. The study uses longitudinal household-level data?from th...

Azerbaijan Republic

Azerbaijan Republic »

Source: Azerbaijan Republic : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2004/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451802603

Keywords: births, mortality rate, maternal mortality, number of children, abortions

This paper examines the progress report on Azerbaijan Republic's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper. The share of the production and non-oil sector in GDP has increased. The shares of industry, construction, wholesal...

Bhutan

Bhutan »

Source: Bhutan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2004/246

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451806243

Keywords: expenditure, expenditures, census, births, mtef

This paper discusses Bhutan's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). The Royal Government of Bhutan has initiated the PRSP process as part of broader ongoing efforts to combat poverty. The main objective of the P...

Brunei Darussalam

Brunei Darussalam »

Source: Brunei Darussalam : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1997/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1997

ISBN: 9781451806144

Keywords: oil and gas, gas sector, oil and gas sector, natural gas, census

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Cambodia

Cambodia »

Source: Cambodia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2006/266

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451969245

Keywords: births, mortality rate, maternal mortality, live births

Cambodians have displayed tremendous resilience. The National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP) has been formulated using the comprehensive Rectangular Strategy of the Royal Government of Cambodia and synthesizes t...

China’s Demography and its Implications

China’s Demography and its Implications »

Source: China's Demography and its Implications

Volume/Issue: 2013/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Il Houng Lee , Xu Qingjun , and Murtaza Syed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2013

ISBN: 9781484363362

Keywords: Demographics, demography, dependency ratio, working population, pension, Forecasting and Simulation, Demographic Trends and Forecasts, Public Policy, China, Peoples Republic of,

In coming decades, China will undergo a notable demographic transformation, with its old-age dependency ratio doubling to 24 percent by 2030 and rising even more precipitously thereafter. This paper uses the perman...

Debt, Deficits, and Age-Specific Mortality

Debt, Deficits, and Age-Specific Mortality »

Source: Debt, Deficits, and Age-Specific Mortality

Volume/Issue: 2002/19

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451843750

Keywords: Ricardian Equivalence, Saving, mortality rates, mortality rate, birth, birth rate, death rate, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Production, Employment

This paper develops an overlapping agents model with age-specific mortality rates. The analytical framework also nests Blanchard's (1985) "perpetual youth" model as a special, though perhaps not realistic, case. Wi...

Demographic Change in Asia

Demographic Change in Asia »

Source: Demographic Change in Asia : The Impacton Optimal National Saving, Investment, and the Current Account

Volume/Issue: 2000/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian McDonald , Serge Bésanger , and Ross Guest

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451853858

Keywords: Current Account Balance, Investments, Aging, Demography, national saving, consumption demands, demographic projections, age group, older people

This paper calculates the levels of optimal national saving, investment, and the current account balance for five Asian economies—Hong Kong SAR, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines—for the...