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LAO P.D.R.: Assessing the Quality of Trade Statistics

LAO P.D.R.: Assessing the Quality of Trade Statistics »

Volume/Issue: 2017/251

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Geoffrey Bannister , Manuk Ghazanchyan , and Theodore Bikoi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484325742.001

ISBN: 9781484325742

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, External trade statictics, bilateral assymetries, trade partner data, imports and exports, customs data, General, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Asia including Middle East, Factor and Product Markets

This paper assesses external trade statistics in Lao PDR by looking at mirror statistics, and with reference to international experience in compilation and dissemination of external trade data. We find that exports...

Overview of the Indian Corporate Sector
			: 1989-2002

Overview of the Indian Corporate Sector : 1989-2002 »

Volume/Issue: 2004/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Petia Topalova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451848595.001

ISBN: 9781451848595

Keywords: Indian corporate sector, Indian financial sector, corporate sector, foreign currency, investors, interest payments, foreign companies, Financial Institutions and Services: General, Corporate Finance and Governance: General, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East,

This paper uses firm-level data to examine the performance of India's nonfinancial corporate sector since 1989 and evaluate its financial vulnerabilities. While promising trends in liquidity, profitability, and lev...

Post-Crisis Fiscal Policy Priorities for the ASEAN-5

Post-Crisis Fiscal Policy Priorities for the ASEAN-5 »

Volume/Issue: 2010/252

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455209521.001

ISBN: 9781455209521

Keywords: fiscal space, expenditure, public spending, public debt, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East, And Finance,

This paper focuses on post-crisis fiscal priorities in the ASEAN-5 economies - Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Sound economic fundamentals and timely and forceful policy responses to the c...

Rebalancing China's Economy
			: What Does Growth Theory Tell Us?

Rebalancing China's Economy : What Does Growth Theory Tell Us? »

Volume/Issue: 2006/291

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jahangir Aziz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451865516.001

ISBN: 9781451865516

Keywords: Business cycle accounting, rebalancing growth, financial distortions, gnp, cost of capital, capital income, growth model, capital formation, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East,

This paper uses the standard one-sector neoclassical growth model to investigate why China's consumption has been low and investment high. It finds that the low cost of capital has been quantitatively an important...

Sector-Level Productivity, Structural Change, and Rebalancing in China

Sector-Level Productivity, Structural Change, and Rebalancing in China »

Volume/Issue: 2013/240

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Malhar Nabar , and Kai Yan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475525854.001

ISBN: 9781475525854

Keywords: structural change, service sector, manufacturing sector, productivity growth, industrial sector, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Asia including Middle East,

This paper studies structural changes underlying China's remarkable and unprecedented growth in recent years. While patterns of structural transformation across China's provinces are broadly in line with internatio...

Sources of Economic Growth in East Asia
			: A Nonparametric Assessment

Sources of Economic Growth in East Asia : A Nonparametric Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2002/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mohsin Khan , Shigeru Iwata , and Hiroshi Murao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451843019.001

ISBN: 9781451843019

Keywords: TFP growth, nonparametric regression, tfp, economic growth, growth rate, standard errors, growth rates, Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East,

The conventional growth-accounting approach to estimating the sources of economic growth requires unrealistically strong assumptions about the competitiveness of factor markets and the form of the underlying aggreg...

Spillover Effects of Exchange Rates
			: A Study of the Renminbi

Spillover Effects of Exchange Rates : A Study of the Renminbi »

Volume/Issue: 2012/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Subramanian , Prachi Mishra , and Aaditya Mattoo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502626.001

ISBN: 9781475502626

Keywords: spillover, exchange rate, exporter, exporters, real exchange rate, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East,

This paper estimates the impact of China's exchange rate changes on exports of competitor countries in third markets, which we call the "spillover effect". We use recent theory to develop an identification strategy...

The Demographic Dividend
			: Evidence from the Indian States

The Demographic Dividend : Evidence from the Indian States »

Volume/Issue: 2011/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashoka Mody , and Shekhar Aiyar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455217885.001

ISBN: 9781455217885

Keywords: Demographic dividend, Indian states, age-structure, convergence, growth rate, per capita income, per capita income growth, economic growth, age distribution, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East,

Large cohorts of young adults are poised to add to the working-age population of developing economies. Despite much interest in the consequent growth dividend, the size and circumstances of the potential gains rema...

The Dynamics of Provincial Growth in China
			: A Nonparametric Approach

The Dynamics of Provincial Growth in China : A Nonparametric Approach »

Volume/Issue: 2006/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bulent Unel , and Harm Zebregs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863154.001

ISBN: 9781451863154

Keywords: Provincial Growth in China, Convergence, Data Envelopment Analysis, labor productivity growth, growth rate, growth accounting, gdp growth, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East, Development Planning And Policy, Socialist Systems And Transitional Economies,

China's growth record since the start of its economic reforms in 1978 has been extraordinary. Yet, this impressive performance has been associated with an increasing regional income disparity. We use a recently dev...

The Leap of the Tiger
			: How Malaysia Can Escape the Middle-Income Trap

The Leap of the Tiger : How Malaysia Can Escape the Middle-Income Trap »

Volume/Issue: 2015/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reda Cherif , and Fuad Hasanov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513556017.001

ISBN: 9781513556017

Keywords: growth, middle-income trap, innovation, technology, electronics, it, at, technologies, Government Policy, General

Only a few European economies and Korea and Taiwan Province of China reached high-income status during 1970-2010. Malaysia's real income per capita increased to 26 percent of the U.S. level in 2010 from 20 percent...