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The Development Path Less Traveled

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Source: The Development Path Less Traveled : The Experience of Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2020/10

Series: Departmental Papers

Author(s): Laure Redifer , Emre Alper , Neil Meads , Tunc Gursoy , Monique Newiak , Alun Thomas , and Samson Kwalingana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513551371

Keywords: Economic development, Economic conditions, Economic integration, Economic policy, Regional economics, Economic growth, Economic recovery, Health indicators, Rwanda, Economic development

This paper explores some of the key factors behind Rwanda key successes, including unique institution-building that emphasized governance and ownership; aid-fueled and government-led strategic investment in people,...

The Development Path Less Traveled
			: The Experience of Rwanda

The Development Path Less Traveled : The Experience of Rwanda »

Volume/Issue: 2020/10

Series: Departmental Papers

Author(s): Laure Redifer , Emre Alper , Neil Meads , Tunc Gursoy , Monique Newiak , Alun Thomas , and Samson Kwalingana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513551371.087

ISBN: 9781513551371

Keywords: Economic development, Economic conditions, Economic integration, Economic policy, Regional economics, Economic growth, Economic recovery, Health indicators, Rwanda, Economic development

This paper explores some of the key factors behind Rwanda key successes, including unique institution-building that emphasized governance and ownership; aid-fueled and government-led strategic investment in people,...

Measuring Social Unrest Using Media Reports

Measuring Social Unrest Using Media Reports »

Volume/Issue: 2020/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Barrett , Maximiliano Appendino , Kate Nguyen , and Jorge de Leon Miranda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513550275.001

ISBN: 9781513550275

Keywords: Economic policy, Economic growth, Social indicators, Economic analysis, Economic theory, Social Unrest, Protest, Media, WP, Arab uprising

We present a new index of social unrest based on counts of relevant media reports. The index consists of individual monthly time series for 130 countries, available with almost no lag, and can be easily and transp...

Measuring Social Unrest Using Media Reports

Measuring Social Unrest Using Media Reports »

Source: Measuring Social Unrest Using Media Reports

Volume/Issue: 2020/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Barrett , Maximiliano Appendino , Kate Nguyen , and Jorge de Leon Miranda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513550275

Keywords: Economic policy, Economic growth, Social indicators, Economic analysis, Economic theory, Social Unrest, Protest, Media, WP, Arab uprising

We present a new index of social unrest based on counts of relevant media reports. The index consists of individual monthly time series for 130 countries, available with almost no lag, and can be easily and transp...

Determinants of Inclusive Growth in ASEAN

Determinants of Inclusive Growth in ASEAN »

Source: Determinants of Inclusive Growth in ASEAN

Volume/Issue: 2020/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Victoriia Alekhina , and Giovanni Ganelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513549194

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic growth, Development, Inclusive growth, Financial crises, Inequality, Income distribution, Equity, WP, per_capita growth

Over the past decades ASEAN countries have experienced rapid economic growth accompanied by a dramatic fall in poverty rates, but income inequality has not retreated. This research aims at identifying factors which...

Gender Inequality and Economic Growth: Evidence from Industry-Level Data1

Gender Inequality and Economic Growth: Evidence from Industry-Level Data1 »

Source: Gender Inequality and Economic Growth: Evidence from Industry-Level Data

Volume/Issue: 2020/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ata Can Bertay , Ljubica Dordevic , and Can Sever

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513546278

Keywords: Economic growth, Population growth, Labor force participation, Infant mortality rates, Manufacturing sector, economic development, gender inequality, WP, female share, GII

We study whether higher gender equality facilitates economic growth by enabling better allocation of a valuable resource: female labor. By allocating female labor to its more productive use, we hypothesize that red...

Global Value Chains and Productivity: Micro Evidence from Estonia*

Global Value Chains and Productivity: Micro Evidence from Estonia* »

Source: Global Value Chains and Productivity: Micro Evidence from Estonia

Volume/Issue: 2020/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hang Banh , Philippe Wingender , and Cheikh Gueye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513542300

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Economic growth, Price indexes, Financial crises, Labor productivity, global value chains, trade, productivity, WP, industry level

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an unprecedented collapse in global economic activity and trade. The crisis has also highlighted the role played by global value chains (GVC), with countries facing shortages of com...

Determinants of Inclusive Growth in ASEAN

Determinants of Inclusive Growth in ASEAN »

Volume/Issue: 2020/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Victoriia Alekhina , and Giovanni Ganelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513549194.001

ISBN: 9781513549194

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic growth, Development, Inclusive growth, Financial crises, Inequality, Income distribution, Equity, WP, per_capita growth

Over the past decades ASEAN countries have experienced rapid economic growth accompanied by a dramatic fall in poverty rates, but income inequality has not retreated. This research aims at identifying factors which...

Gender Inequality and Economic Growth: Evidence from Industry-Level Data

Gender Inequality and Economic Growth: Evidence from Industry-Level Data »

Volume/Issue: 2020/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ata Can Bertay , Ljubica Dordevic , and Can Sever

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513546278.001

ISBN: 9781513546278

Keywords: Economic growth, Population growth, Labor force participation, Infant mortality rates, Manufacturing sector, economic development, gender inequality, WP, female share, GII

We study whether higher gender equality facilitates economic growth by enabling better allocation of a valuable resource: female labor. By allocating female labor to its more productive use, we hypothesize that red...

Global Value Chains and Productivity: Micro Evidence from Estonia

Global Value Chains and Productivity: Micro Evidence from Estonia »

Volume/Issue: 2020/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hang Banh , Philippe Wingender , and Cheikh Gueye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513542300.001

ISBN: 9781513542300

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Economic growth, Price indexes, Financial crises, Labor productivity, global value chains, trade, productivity, WP, industry level

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an unprecedented collapse in global economic activity and trade. The crisis has also highlighted the role played by global value chains (GVC), with countries facing shortages of com...