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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...

Bridging the Mobile Digital Divide in Sub-Saharan Africa: Costing under Demographic Change and Urbanization1

Bridging the Mobile Digital Divide in Sub-Saharan Africa: Costing under Demographic Change and Urbanization1 »

Source: Bridging the Mobile Digital Divide in Sub-Saharan Africa: Costing under Demographic Change and Urbanization

Volume/Issue: 2019/249

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , and Michal Miktus

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513519197

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic growth, Nonmetropolitan areas, Demographic transition, Population growth, Digitalization, 5G cellular network, Demographics, Urbanization, WP

Digital connectivity, including through the modern cellular network technologies, is expected to play a key role for the Future of Work in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). We estimate the cost of introducing a full-scale...

The Distributional Impact of Recessions: the Global Financial Crisis and the Pandemic Recession1

The Distributional Impact of Recessions: the Global Financial Crisis and the Pandemic Recession1 »

Source: The Distributional Impact of Recessions: the Global Financial Crisis and the Pandemic Recession

Volume/Issue: 2020/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ippei Shibata

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2020

ISBN: 9781513546759

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic theory, Unemployment, Demographic indicators, Labor force, Labor Market Dynamics, Current Population Survey, COVID-19 Pandemic, Gross Worker Flows, Distributional Impact

Using the U.S. Current Population Survey data, this paper compares the distributional impacts of the Pandemic Crisis and those of the Global Financial Crisis in terms of (i) worker characteristics, (ii) job charact...

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus1

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus1 »

Source: The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus

Volume/Issue: 2019/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pragyan Deb , Albe Gjonbalaj , and Swarnali Hannan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513516097

Keywords: Accounting, Aging, Assets, Balance of trade, Bank deposits, Bilateral trade, Bonds, Capital, Capital account, Capital flows

China's current account surplus has declined significantly from its peak in 2008 and the external position in 2018 was in line with medium-term fundamentals and desirable policies. While cyclical factors and expans...

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1 »

Source: Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hidetaka Nishizawa , Scott Roger , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498320801

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Accounting, Accounting standards, Agriculture, Aid flows, Balance of payments, Bank deposits, Bank financing, Banks, Bonds

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable severe natural disasters, especially cyclones, inflicting large losses on their economies. In the aftermath of disasters, PIC governments face revenue losses and spend...

Gender Equality and Electoral Violence in Africa: Unlocking the Peacemaking Potential of Women

Gender Equality and Electoral Violence in Africa: Unlocking the Peacemaking Potential of Women »

Source: Gender Equality and Electoral Violence in Africa: Unlocking the Peacemaking Potential of Women

Volume/Issue: 2019/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rasmané Ouedraogo , and Idrissa Ouedraogo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2019

ISBN: 9781513510545

Keywords: Labor force participation, Demographic indicators, Nonmetropolitan areas, Labor force, Poverty, gender equality, electoral violence, Africa, female-to-male, structural violence

We examine the impact of gender equality on electoral violence in Africa using micro-level data from the sixth round of Afrobarometer surveys. The sample covers 30 countries. We find that gender equality is associa...

Manufacturing Jobs and Inequality: Why is the U.S. Experience Different?

Manufacturing Jobs and Inequality: Why is the U.S. Experience Different? »

Volume/Issue: 2019/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natalija Novta , and Evgenia Pugacheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498320450.001

ISBN: 9781498320450

Keywords: Agriculture, Capital income, Cross country analysis, Data analysis, Demographic indicators, Disposable income, Economic indicators, Economic sectors, Economies, Education

We examine the extent to which declining manufacturing employment may have contributed to increasing inequality in advanced economies. This contribution is typically small, except in the United States. We explore t...

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 »

Volume/Issue: 2019/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Caceres

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498316477.001

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...

Bridging the Mobile Digital Divide in Sub-Saharan Africa: Costing under Demographic Change and Urbanization

Bridging the Mobile Digital Divide in Sub-Saharan Africa: Costing under Demographic Change and Urbanization »

Volume/Issue: 2019/249

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , and Michal Miktus

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513519197.001

ISBN: 9781513519197

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic growth, Nonmetropolitan areas, Demographic transition, Population growth, Digitalization, 5G cellular network, Demographics, Urbanization, WP

Digital connectivity, including through the modern cellular network technologies, is expected to play a key role for the Future of Work in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). We estimate the cost of introducing a full-scale...

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2019/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hidetaka Nishizawa , Scott Roger , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498320801.001

ISBN: 9781498320801

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Accounting, Accounting standards, Agriculture, Aid flows, Balance of payments, Bank deposits, Bank financing, Banks, Bonds

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable severe natural disasters, especially cyclones, inflicting large losses on their economies. In the aftermath of disasters, PIC governments face revenue losses and spend...