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Asymmetries in the Coordinated Direct Investment Survey: What Lies Behind?

Asymmetries in the Coordinated Direct Investment Survey: What Lies Behind? »

Source: Asymmetries in the Coordinated Direct Investment Survey: What Lies Behind?

Volume/Issue: 2017/261

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emma Angulo , and Alicia Hierro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484330036

Keywords: CDIS, Direct Investment, Bilateral Asymmetries, General

This paper analyzes asymmetries in direct investment positions reported in the Coordinated Direct Investment Survey (CDIS) following a top down approach. First, it examines asymmetries at global level; second, it e...

Changing Times for Frontier Markets

Changing Times for Frontier Markets »

Source: Changing Times for Frontier Markets : A Perspective from Portfolio Investment Flows and Financial Integration

Volume/Issue: 2016/177

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nordine Abidi , Burcu Hacibedel , and Mwanza Nkusu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475529548

Keywords: Private investments, Low-income developing countries, Foreign direct investment, Capital flows, Economic integration, Time series, Econometric models, Frontier Markets, Portfolio flows, Financial Integration

This paper investigates to what extent low-income developing countries (LIDCs) characterized as frontier markets (FMs) have begun to be subject to capital flows dynamics typically associated with emerging markets (...

FDI, Global Value Chains, and Local Sourcing in Developing Countries

FDI, Global Value Chains, and Local Sourcing in Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2017/284

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vito Amendolagine , Andrea Presbitero , Roberta Rabellotti , Marco Sanfilippo , and Adnan Seric

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335109.001

ISBN: 9781484335109

Keywords: Foreign direct investment, Spillovers, International trade, Econometric models, Developing countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, Vietnam, Foreign Direct Investment, Global Value Chains, Local Sourcing

The local sourcing of intermediate products is one the main channels for foreign direct investment (FDI) spillovers. This paper investigates whether and how participation and positioning in the global value chains...

FDI, Global Value Chains, and Local Sourcing in Developing Countries

FDI, Global Value Chains, and Local Sourcing in Developing Countries »

Source: FDI, Global Value Chains, and Local Sourcing in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2017/284

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vito Amendolagine , Andrea Presbitero , Roberta Rabellotti , Marco Sanfilippo , and Adnan Seric

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484335109

Keywords: Foreign direct investment, Spillovers, International trade, Econometric models, Developing countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, Vietnam, Foreign Direct Investment, Global Value Chains, Local Sourcing

The local sourcing of intermediate products is one the main channels for foreign direct investment (FDI) spillovers. This paper investigates whether and how participation and positioning in the global value chains...

Foreign Direct Investment and Women Empowerment: New Evidence on Developing Countries

Foreign Direct Investment and Women Empowerment: New Evidence on Developing Countries »

Source: Foreign Direct Investment and Women Empowerment: New Evidence on Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rasmané Ouedraogo , and Elodie Marlet

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484339732

Keywords: Foreign direct investment, gender development, gender inequality, Globalization: Economic Development, Economics of Gender, General

This paper assesses the effects of foreign direct investment (FDI) on gender development and gender inequality. In fact, FDI through increased labor demand, technological spillovers but mostly through corporate soc...

Foreign Direct Investment in New Member State of the EU and Western Balkans: Taking Stock and Assessing Prospects

Foreign Direct Investment in New Member State of the EU and Western Balkans: Taking Stock and Assessing Prospects »

Source: Foreign Direct Investment in New Member State of the EU and Western Balkans: Taking Stock and Assessing Prospects

Volume/Issue: 2018/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul , and Jesmin Rahman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484373323

Keywords: Europe, Foreign direct investment, Panel analysis, determinants of FDI, catching-up process, EU New Member States, Western Balkans, gravity model, Performance and Prospects

FDI has played a strong role in the export-led growth of eastern European countries that are now members of the European Union (EU). Largely sourced from advanced Europe, FDI inflows were motivated by the intention...

Global Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries

Global Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries »

Source: Global Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2012/089

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.;International Monetary Fund. African Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2012

ISBN: 9781498339766

Keywords: Capital inflows, Commodity price fluctuations, Cross country analysis, Economic indicators, External shocks, Fiscal policy, Fiscal risk, Foreign direct investment, Inward remittances, Low-income developing countries

The rapid recovery in many low-income countries (LICs) following the global crisis has been sustained in 2012. Softening commodity prices have led to moderating inflation pressures in most LICs. However, progress i...

Global Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries

Global Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2012/089

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.;International Monetary Fund. African Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498339766.007

ISBN: 9781498339766

Keywords: Capital inflows, Commodity price fluctuations, Cross country analysis, Economic indicators, External shocks, Fiscal policy, Fiscal risk, Foreign direct investment, Inward remittances, Low-income developing countries

The rapid recovery in many low-income countries (LICs) following the global crisis has been sustained in 2012. Softening commodity prices have led to moderating inflation pressures in most LICs. However, progress i...

2012 Review of Data Provision to the Fund for Surveillance Purposes

2012 Review of Data Provision to the Fund for Surveillance Purposes »

Volume/Issue: 2012/074

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498339957.007

ISBN: 9781498339957

Keywords: Data quality assessment framework, Economic indicators, Government finance statistics, Surveillance, Access to international capital markets, Accounting, Assets, Balance of payments, Balance sheets, Banking sector

The IMF keeps data provision by members under periodic review since timely, accurate, and comprehensive data are essential for fulfilling its surveillance mandate. The previous Review of Data Provision to the Fund...

A Multidimensional Approach to Trade Policy Indicators

A Multidimensional Approach to Trade Policy Indicators »

Volume/Issue: 2018/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Diego Cerdeiro , and Rachel Nam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484342350.001

ISBN: 9781484342350

Keywords: Foreign direct investment, Trade policy indicators, trade in goods, services trade, trade barriers, General, Country and Industry Studies of Trade

We present and discuss a set of indicators to help assess countries' trade policies. The indicators relate to three policy areas - trade in goods, trade in services, and FDI. Given concerns about the direction of g...