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Appendix Growth Regressions and Data Description

Appendix Growth Regressions and Data Description »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

Panel Growth Regressions The analysis of growth performance covered a broad range of countries over the period 1984–2004. While, in principle, the regressions attempted to cover the...

Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065543.084

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

The central challenges facing the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia as they work to catch up to advanced European Union (EU) income levels are discussed in this new...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

The central challenges facing the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia as they work to catch up to advanced European Union (EU) income levels are discussed in this new...

I. Overview

I. Overview »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

The paramount economic objective of the Central and Eastern European countries (CEECs) is to raise living standards to Western European levels. 1 After a half century of largely m...

II. Scope of the Study

II. Scope of the Study »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

In the past 15 years, the IMF’s dialogue with the eight new CEEC members of the EU has been about transitions. 3 The first transition was from central planning to market-oriented...

III. The Record: Enduring Strengths or a Bounce Back?

III. The Record: Enduring Strengths or a Bounce Back? »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

From one perspective, focusing on the past decade, growth in the CEECs has been impressive. Following sharp output losses in the initial transition period, the CEECs have been among the stronger performing e...

International Finance and Income Convergence
			: Europe is Different

International Finance and Income Convergence : Europe is Different »

Volume/Issue: 2007/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Leigh , Abdul Abiad , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866285.001

ISBN: 9781451866285

Keywords: growth, convergence, current account, current account deficit, current account balance, current accounts, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

Recent studies conclude that the ongoing global financial integration may have had little or no value in advancing economic growth, especially in poor countries. Capital is often found to flow "uphill" from poor to...

Small and Medium Size Enterprises, Credit Supply Shocks, and Economic Recovery in Europe

Small and Medium Size Enterprises, Credit Supply Shocks, and Economic Recovery in Europe »

Volume/Issue: 2014/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nir Klein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498303590.001

ISBN: 9781498303590

Keywords: SMEs, Credit Supply Shocks, Panel VAR, gdp growth, real gdp, economic growth, medium size enterprises, Panel VAR.,

The limited access to bank credit in recent years has increased the pressure on small and medium size enterprises (SMEs), forcing them to scale down investment plans and production. This paper, which explores the m...

International Finance and Income Convergence

International Finance and Income Convergence »

Source: International Finance and Income Convergence : Europe is Different

Volume/Issue: 2007/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Leigh , Abdul Abiad , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451866285

Keywords: growth, convergence, current account, current account deficit, current account balance, current accounts, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

Recent studies conclude that the ongoing global financial integration may have had little or no value in advancing economic growth, especially in poor countries. Capital is often found to flow "uphill" from poor to...

IV. Growth Scenarios: Possible Paths for the Catch-Up

IV. Growth Scenarios: Possible Paths for the Catch-Up »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

The speed at which income gaps with the euro area could be closed varies considerably across the CEECs (Table 4.1). Countries with per capita incomes close to the euro area average need to go a shorter dista...