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VII An Empirical Investigation of the Macroeconomic Effects of Remittances

VII An Empirical Investigation of the Macroeconomic Effects of Remittances »

Source: Macroeconomic Consequences of Remittances

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Connel Fullenkamp , Thomas Cosimano , Michael Gapen , Ralph Chami , Peter Montiel , and Adolfo Barajas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2008

ISBN: 9781589067011

Keywords: Debt sustainability, Capital inflows, Economic models, Economic growth, Real effective exchange rates, Income, Migration, Labor markets, Workers remittances, remittances

This chapter presents an empirical examination of the macroeconomic effects of remittances on remittance-receiving economies. Much of the early work on remittances’ macroeconomic impacts was carried out with...

VII Poverty, Social Safety Net, and Human Development Issues

VII Poverty, Social Safety Net, and Human Development Issues »

Source: Egypt : Beyond Stabilization. Toward a Dynamic Market Economy

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Howard Handy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757203

Keywords: inflation, capital inflows, privatization, exchange rate, foreign currency

Overview of Social Indicators Despite improvements, Egypt is still a relatively low-income country, 43 While income per capita is well above the ave...

VIII Policy Implications

VIII Policy Implications »

Source: Macroeconomic Consequences of Remittances

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Connel Fullenkamp , Thomas Cosimano , Michael Gapen , Ralph Chami , Peter Montiel , and Adolfo Barajas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2008

ISBN: 9781589067011

Keywords: Debt sustainability, Capital inflows, Economic models, Economic growth, Real effective exchange rates, Income, Migration, Labor markets, Workers remittances, remittances

The purpose of this chapter is to draw summary policy implications for countries that receive significant flows of remittances based on what the various facts, models, and arguments contained in the precedin...

VIII Privatization and Restructuring the Public Sector

VIII Privatization and Restructuring the Public Sector »

Source: Egypt : Beyond Stabilization. Toward a Dynamic Market Economy

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Howard Handy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757203

Keywords: inflation, capital inflows, privatization, exchange rate, foreign currency

The principal objectives of this section are to (1) review the size and operations of the Egyptian public sector; (2) assess the major changes of the public sector contribution to economic activity and the p...

What Happened to the Peace Dividend?

What Happened to the Peace Dividend? »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1997

Volume/Issue: 34/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451953206

Keywords: capital inflows, monetary fund, money laundering, capital movements, private capital

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

World Economy in Transition: Statistical Discrepancies in the World Current Account

World Economy in Transition: Statistical Discrepancies in the World Current Account »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1997

Volume/Issue: 34/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451953206

Keywords: capital inflows, monetary fund, money laundering, capital movements, private capital

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

X Trade Liberalization

X Trade Liberalization »

Source: Egypt : Beyond Stabilization. Toward a Dynamic Market Economy

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Howard Handy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

ISBN: 9781557757203

Keywords: inflation, capital inflows, privatization, exchange rate, foreign currency

This section reviews Egypt’s efforts to establish a more open and outward-oriented trade regime as part of its market reform and growth strategy. Trade reform has proceeded sporadically since the mid-1980s b...