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Boosting Competitiveness to Grow Out of Debt

Boosting Competitiveness to Grow Out of Debt »

Source: Boosting Competitiveness to Grow Out of Debt : Can Ireland Find a Way Back to Its Future?

Volume/Issue: 2013/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mwanza Nkusu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475563658

Keywords: Simultaneous equation models, economywide country studies, reer, competitiveness, exports of goods, export growth, pre-crisis, Other, Economic Growth of Open Economies, General,

This paper investigates the prospects for Ireland to grow its economy against the backdrop of high indebtedness. The paper uses vector autoregressive analysis to explore the interlinkages among competitiveness, exp...

Commodity Price Volatility and the Sources of Growth1

Commodity Price Volatility and the Sources of Growth1 »

Source: Commodity Price Volatility and the Sources of Growth

Volume/Issue: 2012/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463931179

Keywords: Growth, resource curse, volatility, gdp per capita, growth rate, tfp, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper studies the impact of the level and volatility of the commodity terms of trade on economic growth, as well as on the three main growth channels: total factor productivity, physical capital accumulation,...

Deconstructing the International Business Cycle

Deconstructing the International Business Cycle »

Source: Deconstructing the International Business Cycle : Why does a U.S. sneeze give the rest of the world a cold?

Volume/Issue: 2010/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455209392

Keywords: international business cycles, identification, structural VAR, business cycle, real gdp, correlation, standard errors, statistics, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models, International Factor Movements and International Business: General

The 2008 crisis underscored the interconnectedness of the international business cycle, with U.S. shocks leading to the largest global slowdown since the 1930s. We estimate spillover effects across major advanced c...

Emerging Markets in Transition

Emerging Markets in Transition »

Source: Emerging Markets in Transition : Growth Prospects and Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2014/6

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Luis Cubeddu , Alexander Culiuc , Ghada Fayad , Yuan Gao , Kalpana Kochhar , Annette Kyobe , Ceyda Oner , Roberto Perrelli , Sarah Sanya , Evridiki Tsounta , and Zhongxia Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498327664

Keywords: Emerging markets, growth, potential growth, convergence, heterogeneity, structural reform, productivity, terms of trade, trading partners, commodity prices

After a short-lived slowdown in the immediate aftermath of the global financial crisis and a swift rebound, emerging markets (EM) are now entering a period of slower growth. In fact, growth is now lower than the po...

Eurosclerosis or Financial Collapse

Eurosclerosis or Financial Collapse »

Source: Eurosclerosis or Financial Collapse : Why Did Swedish Incomes Fall Behind?

Volume/Issue: 2005/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Valerie Cerra , and Sweta Saxena

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451860481

Keywords: Welfare State, Output Loss, unemployment, economic growth, per capita income, business cycle, Economywide Country Studies: Europe, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Structure, Scope

Sweden represents an archetypal welfare state economy, with extensive government safety nets. Some scholars have attributed a decline in its per capita income ranking since 1970 to "eurosclerosis" or sluggish growt...

External Imbalances in the Euro Area

External Imbalances in the Euro Area »

Source: External Imbalances in the Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2012/236

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ruo Chen , Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Thierry Tressel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475524673

Keywords: euro area, external imbalances, financial integration, terms of trade shocks, trading partner, trading partners, trade shocks, commodity exporters, domestic demand, Institutions and the Macroeconomy

The paper examines the extent to which current account imbalances of euro area countries are related to intra-euro area factors and to external trade shocks. We argue that the traditional explanations for the risin...

Growth Dynamics

Growth Dynamics »

Source: Growth Dynamics : The Myth of Economic Recovery

Volume/Issue: 2005/147

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sweta Saxena , and Valerie Cerra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451861662

Keywords: Growth, Output Loss, Recovery, Crises, Wars, recession, growth rate, growth rates, financial crises, Economic Growth of Open Economies

Using panel data for a large number of countries, we find that economic contractions are not followed by offsetting fast recoveries. Trend output lost is not regained, on average. Wars, crises, and other negative s...

Emerging Markets in Transition
			: Growth Prospects and Challenges

Emerging Markets in Transition : Growth Prospects and Challenges »

Volume/Issue: 2014/6

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Luis Cubeddu , Alexander Culiuc , Ghada Fayad , Yuan Gao , Kalpana Kochhar , Annette Kyobe , Ceyda Oner , Roberto Perrelli , Sarah Sanya , Evridiki Tsounta , and Zhongxia Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498327664.006

ISBN: 9781498327664

Keywords: Emerging markets, growth, potential growth, convergence, heterogeneity, structural reform, productivity, terms of trade, trading partners, commodity prices

After a short-lived slowdown in the immediate aftermath of the global financial crisis and a swift rebound, emerging markets (EM) are now entering a period of slower growth. In fact, growth is now lower than the po...

Output Drops and the Shocks That Matter

Output Drops and the Shocks That Matter »

Volume/Issue: 2006/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro , and Torbjorn Becker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864328.001

ISBN: 9781451864328

Keywords: Growth, output collapse, volatility, crises, terms of trade, debt crises, currency crises, Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics: General, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General

Output drops are usually associated with major disruption for the residents of affected countries, both directly and often through ensuing, prolonged growth slowdowns. Using a century of data, we document that outp...

Boosting Competitiveness to Grow Out of Debt
			: Can Ireland Find a Way Back to Its Future?

Boosting Competitiveness to Grow Out of Debt : Can Ireland Find a Way Back to Its Future? »

Volume/Issue: 2013/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mwanza Nkusu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475563658.001

ISBN: 9781475563658

Keywords: Simultaneous equation models, economywide country studies, reer, competitiveness, exports of goods, export growth, pre-crisis, Other, Economic Growth of Open Economies, General,

This paper investigates the prospects for Ireland to grow its economy against the backdrop of high indebtedness. The paper uses vector autoregressive analysis to explore the interlinkages among competitiveness, exp...