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Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/360

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484331194

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Timor-Leste

The near-term growth and inflation outlook remains generally favorable, but the fiscal balance and external position have deteriorated substantially. Adjustment from high dependency on oil revenue and large infrast...

Does Import Competition Induce R&D Reallocation? Evidence from the U.S.1

Does Import Competition Induce R&D Reallocation? Evidence from the U.S.1 »

Source: Does Import Competition Induce R&D Reallocation? Evidence from the U.S.

Volume/Issue: 2017/253

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rui Xu , and Kaiji Gong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484326008

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Asia and Pacific, United States, Chinese Import Competition, R&D Expenditures, Reallocation, R&D Expenditures, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Trade and Labor Market Interactions

We analyze the impact of rising import competition from China on U.S. innovative activities. Using Compustat data, we find that import competition induces R&D expenditures to be reallocated towards more productive...

Does the Business Environment Affect Corporate Investment in India?

Does the Business Environment Affect Corporate Investment in India? »

Source: Does the Business Environment Affect Corporate Investment in India?

Volume/Issue: 2012/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kiichi Tokuoka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781463939069

Keywords: Business environment, Costs of doing business, inflation, gdp growth, inflation rate, real gdp, real interest rate, Asia and Pacific Department, Production and Organizations: General,

Since the global financial crisis, corporate investment has been weak in India. Sluggish corporate investment would not only moderate growth from the demand side but also constrain growth from the supply side over...

Does the Stock Market Boost Firm Innovation?

Does the Stock Market Boost Firm Innovation? »

Source: Does the Stock Market Boost Firm Innovation? : Evidence from Chinese Firms

Volume/Issue: 2017/147

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hui He , Hanya Li , and Jinfan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484303726

Keywords: China, People's Republic of, Asia and Pacific, China, Corporate governance, IPO, Innovation, Financial Constraint, State Ownership, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives

The paper analyses the effect of the stock market on firm innovation through the lens of initial public offering (IPO) using uniquely matched Chinese firm-level data. We find that IPOs lead to an increase in both t...

External Adjustment in a Resource-Rich Economy: The Case of Papua New Guinea

External Adjustment in a Resource-Rich Economy: The Case of Papua New Guinea »

Source: External Adjustment in a Resource-Rich Economy: The Case of Papua New Guinea

Volume/Issue: 2017/267

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ryota Nakatani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484325063

Keywords: Foreign exchange, Asia and Pacific, Papua New Guinea, Balance of payments, Agricultural exports, Commodity Exporters, Elasticities, Foreign Reserve, Invervention, Cointegration

How should resource-rich economies handle the balance of payments adjustment required after commodity price declines? This paper addresses the question theoretically by developing a simple two-period multi-sector m...

Federated States of Micronesia: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Federated States of Micronesia: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Federated States of Micronesia : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Federated States of Micronesia

Volume/Issue: 2017/280

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484319642

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Micronesia, Federated States of

Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is a small and sparsely-populated state vulnerable to climate change. Over the medium term, the country needs to prepare for the expiration of U.S. Compact grants from FY2024 on...

Federated States of Micronesia: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Federated States of Micronesia: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Federated States of Micronesia : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Federated States of Micronesia

Volume/Issue: 2017/280

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484319642

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Micronesia, Federated States of

Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is a small and sparsely-populated state vulnerable to climate change. Over the medium term, the country needs to prepare for the expiration of U.S. Compact grants from FY2024 on...

Federated States of Micronisia: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Federated States of Micronisia: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Federated States of Micronesia : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Federated States of Micronesia

Volume/Issue: 2017/280

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484319642

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Micronesia, Federated States of

Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is a small and sparsely-populated state vulnerable to climate change. Over the medium term, the country needs to prepare for the expiration of U.S. Compact grants from FY2024 on...

Financial Frictions, Underinvestment, and Investment Composition

Financial Frictions, Underinvestment, and Investment Composition »

Source: Financial Frictions, Underinvestment, and Investment Composition : Evidence from Indian Corporates

Volume/Issue: 2017/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sonali Das , and Volodymyr Tulin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484302644

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, India, Investment, Corporate Leverage, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

This paper studies private investment in India against the backdrop of a significant investment decline over the past decade. We analyze the potential causes of weaker investment at the firm level, using both firm-...

How to Adjust to a Large Fall in Commodity Prices

How to Adjust to a Large Fall in Commodity Prices »

Volume: 16

Series: Fiscal Affairs Department How-To Notes

Author(s): Paulo Medas , Veronique Salins , and Jeff Danforth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475536065.061

ISBN: 9781475536065

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Canada, Chile, Commodity prices, Malaysia, Natural resources, Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa, Western Hemisphere, Commodity boom

Resource-rich countries have to manage highly volatile commodity revenues. In periods of revenue booms there is a tendency for large spending scale-ups. When facing large and persistent reductions in commodity pric...