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Two-Sided Market, R&D and Payments System Evolution

Two-Sided Market, R&D and Payments System Evolution »

Volume/Issue: 2019/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bin Grace Li , James McAndrews , and Zhu Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484399620.001

ISBN: 9781484399620

Keywords: Income distribution, Consumer credit, Income inequality, Consumer goods, Payment systems, R&;D, Technology Adoption, Two-Sided Market, consumer welfare, payment card

It takes many years for more efficient electronic payments to be widely used, and the fees that merchants (consumers) pay for using those services are increasing (decreasing) over time. We address these puzzles by...

Two-Sided Market, R&D and Payments System Evolution*

Two-Sided Market, R&D and Payments System Evolution* »

Source: Two-Sided Market, R&D and Payments System Evolution

Volume/Issue: 2019/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bin Grace Li , James McAndrews , and Zhu Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484399620

Keywords: Income distribution, Consumer credit, Income inequality, Consumer goods, Payment systems, R&;D, Technology Adoption, Two-Sided Market, consumer welfare, payment card

It takes many years for more efficient electronic payments to be widely used, and the fees that merchants (consumers) pay for using those services are increasing (decreasing) over time. We address these puzzles by...

Managing Reductions in Aid Inflows: Assessing Policy Choices in Haiti

Managing Reductions in Aid Inflows: Assessing Policy Choices in Haiti »

Volume/Issue: 2018/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ioana Moldovan , Marina Rousset , and Chris Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484370322.001

ISBN: 9781484370322

Keywords: Capital inflows, Fiscal policy, Haiti, Low-income developing countries, Monetary policy, Public investment, Foreign aid, General equilibrium models, International reserves, Central banks and their policies

A low-income country such as Haiti that confronts an environment of diminishing aid inflows must assess tradeoffs among the available policy options: spending cuts, monetization, sales of debt, or use of foreign re...

Managing Reductions in Aid Inflows: Assessing Policy Choices in Haiti

Managing Reductions in Aid Inflows: Assessing Policy Choices in Haiti »

Source: Managing Reductions in Aid Inflows: Assessing Policy Choices in Haiti

Volume/Issue: 2018/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ioana Moldovan , Marina Rousset , and Chris Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484370322

Keywords: Capital inflows, Fiscal policy, Haiti, Low-income developing countries, Monetary policy, Public investment, Foreign aid, General equilibrium models, International reserves, Central banks and their policies

A low-income country such as Haiti that confronts an environment of diminishing aid inflows must assess tradeoffs among the available policy options: spending cuts, monetization, sales of debt, or use of foreign re...

World Trade in Services
			: Evidence from A New Dataset

World Trade in Services : Evidence from A New Dataset »

Volume/Issue: 2017/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Prakash Loungani , Saurabh Mishra , Chris Papageorgiou , and Ke Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475589887.001

ISBN: 9781475589887

Keywords: Economic growth, Globalization, Trade in services, sector-level data, technology, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Economic Growth of Open Economies, General, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, One

Using a newly constructed dataset on trade in services for 192 countries from 1970 to 2014, this paper shows that services currently constitute one-fourth of world trade and an increasingly important component of g...

World Trade in Services

World Trade in Services »

Source: World Trade in Services : Evidence from A New Dataset

Volume/Issue: 2017/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Prakash Loungani , Saurabh Mishra , Chris Papageorgiou , and Ke Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475589887

Keywords: Economic growth, Globalization, Trade in services, sector-level data, technology, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Economic Growth of Open Economies, General, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, One

Using a newly constructed dataset on trade in services for 192 countries from 1970 to 2014, this paper shows that services currently constitute one-fourth of world trade and an increasingly important component of g...

A Tale of Two Sectors
			: Why is Misallocation Higher in Services than in Manufacturing?

A Tale of Two Sectors : Why is Misallocation Higher in Services than in Manufacturing? »

Volume/Issue: 2016/220

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Dias , Christine Richmond , and Carlos Robalo Marques

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475553796.001

ISBN: 9781475553796

Keywords: Econometric models, Labor markets, Manufacturing sector, Portugal, Portugal, Productivity, Developed countries, Capital, Services, Total factor productivity

Recent empirical studies document that the level of resource misallocation in the service sector is significantly higher than in the manufacturing sector. We quantify the importance of this difference and study its...

A Tale of Two Sectors

A Tale of Two Sectors »

Source: A Tale of Two Sectors : Why is Misallocation Higher in Services than in Manufacturing?

Volume/Issue: 2016/220

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Dias , Christine Richmond , and Carlos Robalo Marques

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475553796

Keywords: Econometric models, Labor markets, Manufacturing sector, Portugal, Portugal, Productivity, Developed countries, Capital, Services, Total factor productivity

Recent empirical studies document that the level of resource misallocation in the service sector is significantly higher than in the manufacturing sector. We quantify the importance of this difference and study its...

Tuning in RBC Growth Spectra

Tuning in RBC Growth Spectra »

Volume/Issue: 2016/215

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Szilard Benk , Tamas Csabafi , Jing Dang , Max Gillman , and Michal Kejak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475552775.001

ISBN: 9781475552775

Keywords: Total factor productivity, United States, United States, Econometric models, Investment, Human capital, Economic growth, Business cycles, Real Business cycles, amplification

For US postwar data, the paper explains central consumption, labor, investment and output correlations and volatilities along with output growth persistence by including a human capital investment sector and a vari...

Tuning in RBC Growth Spectra

Tuning in RBC Growth Spectra »

Source: Tuning in RBC Growth Spectra

Volume/Issue: 2016/215

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Szilard Benk , Tamas Csabafi , Jing Dang , Max Gillman , and Michal Kejak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552775

Keywords: Total factor productivity, United States, United States, Econometric models, Investment, Human capital, Economic growth, Business cycles, Real Business cycles, amplification

For US postwar data, the paper explains central consumption, labor, investment and output correlations and volatilities along with output growth persistence by including a human capital investment sector and a vari...