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Capital Operating Time and total Factor Productivity Growth in France

Capital Operating Time and total Factor Productivity Growth in France »

Source: Capital Operating Time and total Factor Productivity Growth in France

Volume/Issue: 2003/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Nadal De Simone , and Luc Everaert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451935691

Keywords: Capital stock utilization, labor organization, tfp, cointegration, economic growth, measurement error, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment

Data on the weekly operating time of capital improve the measurement of effective capital input in production. The production function of the French business sector is found to be consistent with a Cobb-Douglas tec...

Estimation of Economic Growth in France Using Business Survey Data1

Estimation of Economic Growth in France Using Business Survey Data1 »

Source: Estimation of Economic Growth in France Using Business Survey Data

Volume/Issue: 2004/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Kabundi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451849097

Keywords: Dynamic factor models, survey data, forecasting, surveys, growth rate, economic growth, economic growth rate, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Survey Methods, Forecasting and Other Model Applications

This paper proposes a new way of computing a coincident indicator for economic activity in France using data from business surveys. We use the generalized dynamic factor model à la Forni and others (2000) to extrac...

Financial Frictions, Investment, and Institutions

Financial Frictions, Investment, and Institutions »

Source: Financial Frictions, Investment, and Institutions

Volume/Issue: 2010/231

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yishay Yafeh , Kenichi Ueda , and Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455209316

Keywords: Financial Friction, institution, creditor rights, measurement errors, correlation, equation, financial markets, standard deviation, Corporate Finance and Governance: General, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

Financial frictions have been identified as key factors affecting economic fluctuations and growth. But, can institutional reforms reduce financial frictions? Based on a canonical investment model, we consider two...

Fiscal Policy and Economic Development

Fiscal Policy and Economic Development »

Source: Fiscal Policy and Economic Development

Volume/Issue: 2008/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alex Mourmouras , and Peter Rangazas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451870138

Keywords: structural transformation, size of government, infrastructures, calibrated dynamic general equilibrium models, tax rates, growth rates, economic growth, tax base,

This paper offers possible explanations for three generally observed facts about fiscal policy and development: (F1) The relative size of government increases as an economy develops, (F2) The rise in government and...

French Public Finances

French Public Finances »

Source: French Public Finances : Modeling Long-Term Prospects and Reform Options

Volume/Issue: 1998/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Karl Habermeier , and Fabrice Lenseigne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1998

ISBN: 9781451842876

Keywords: Population Aging, Economic Growth, Public Finance, Health Care, Stochastic Simulations, pension, retirement, retirement age

Over the coming decades, demographic developments will lead to a significant increase in public outlays on pensions and health care, relative to national income. This study extends earlier work by considering the a...

Government Spending, Taxes, and Economic Growth

Government Spending, Taxes, and Economic Growth »

Source: Government Spending, Taxes, and Economic Growth

Volume/Issue: 1994/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Cashin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1994

ISBN: 9781451951479

Keywords: taxation, economic growth, government spending, public finance

This paper develops an endogenous growth model of the influence of public investment, public transfers, and distortionary taxation on the rate of economic growth. The growth-enhancing effects of investment in publi...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Reaping the Benefits of Financial Globalization

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Paolo Mauro , Andre Faria , Jonathan Ostry , Julian Di Giovanni , Martin Schindler , Ayhan Kose , and Marco Terrones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2008

ISBN: 9781589067486

Keywords: Economic growth, Financial management, Capital controls, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal stability, Risk management, financial globalization, financial integration, globalization, financial sector

Financial globalization—defined as the extent to which countries are linked through cross-border financial holdings, and proxied in this paper by the sum of countries' gross external assets and...

II Introduction

II Introduction »

Source: Reaping the Benefits of Financial Globalization

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Paolo Mauro , Andre Faria , Jonathan Ostry , Julian Di Giovanni , Martin Schindler , Ayhan Kose , and Marco Terrones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2008

ISBN: 9781589067486

Keywords: Economic growth, Financial management, Capital controls, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal stability, Risk management, financial globalization, financial integration, globalization, financial sector

Financial globalization—defined as the extent to which countries are linked through cross-border financial holdings, and proxied in this paper by the sum of countries' gross external assets and...

III Some Facts on Financial Globalization

III Some Facts on Financial Globalization »

Source: Reaping the Benefits of Financial Globalization

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Paolo Mauro , Andre Faria , Jonathan Ostry , Julian Di Giovanni , Martin Schindler , Ayhan Kose , and Marco Terrones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2008

ISBN: 9781589067486

Keywords: Economic growth, Financial management, Capital controls, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal stability, Risk management, financial globalization, financial integration, globalization, financial sector

The global economy has become substantially more financially integrated over the past three decades. Average de facto financial globalization (measured, as discussed in Box 2.1, by gross externa...

When Should Public Debt Be Reduced?

When Should Public Debt Be Reduced? »

Volume/Issue: 2015/10

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , Atish Ghosh , and Raphael Espinoza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498379205.006

ISBN: 9781498379205

Keywords: Economic growth, Public investment, Public debt, debt, investment, financial crisis, Forecasts of Budgets, Deficits, and Debt,

What considerations should guide public debt policy going forward? Should debt be reduced to achieve normative anchors (such as 60 percent of GDP), should it be increased further to finance a big public investment...