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Determinants of, and the Relation Between, Foreign Direct Investment and Growth

Determinants of, and the Relation Between, Foreign Direct Investment and Growth »

Source: Determinants of, and the Relation Between, Foreign Direct Investment and Growth : A Summary of the Recent Literature

Volume/Issue: 2001/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ewe-Ghee Lim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451858754

Keywords: determinants, fdi, direct investment, foreign investment, foreign investors, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, General,

This paper summarizes recent arguments/findings on two aspects of foreign direct investment (FDI): its correlation with economic growth and its determinants. The first part focuses on recent literature regarding po...

The Dynamic Effect of Social and Political Instability on Output

The Dynamic Effect of Social and Political Instability on Output »

Source: The Dynamic Effect of Social and Political Instability on Output : The Role of Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2013/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lorenzo E. Bernal-Verdugo , Davide Furceri , and Dominique Guillaume

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2013

ISBN: 9781484381687

Keywords: Economic models, Economic growth, Fiscal reforms, Political economy, social conflicts, reforms, crisis, growth, governance, social instability

The aim of this paper is to analyze the dynamic effect of social and political instability on output. Using a panel of up to 183 countries from 1980 to 2010, the results of the paper suggest that social conflicts h...

The Effects of Exchange Rate Fluctuationson Output and Prices

The Effects of Exchange Rate Fluctuationson Output and Prices »

Source: The Effects of Exchange Rate Fluctuationson Output and Prices : Evidence From Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2003/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magda Kandil , and Ida Mirzaie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2003

ISBN: 9781451860184

Keywords: exchange rate, anticipated vs. unanticipated appreciation, supply vs. demand channels, real and inflationary effects, price inflation, aggregate demand, money supply, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

The paper examines the effects of exchange rate fluctuations on real output and the price level in a sample of 33 developing countries. The theoretical model decomposes movements in the exchange rate into anticipat...

Emerging Market Business Cycles

Emerging Market Business Cycles »

Source: Emerging Market Business Cycles : The Role of Labor Market Frictions

Volume/Issue: 2012/237

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emine Boz , Ceyhun Bora Durdu , and Nan Li

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475511208

Keywords: search frictions, unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, bargaining, unemployed, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

Emerging economies are characterized by higher consumption and real wage variability relative to output and a strongly countercyclical current account. A real business cycle model of a small open economy that embed...

Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, and Real Exchange Rate Appreciations

Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, and Real Exchange Rate Appreciations »

Source: Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, and Real Exchange Rate Appreciations

Volume/Issue: 2010/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Felipe Meza , and Carlos Urrutia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982077

Keywords: Real Exchange Rate, Appreciation, Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, tradable goods, relative price, terms of trade shocks, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

We account for the appreciation of the real exchange rate in Mexico between 1988 and 2002 using a two sector dynamic general equilibrium model of a small open economy with two driving forces: (i) differential produ...

Human Capital Convergence

Human Capital Convergence »

Source: Human Capital Convergence : International Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2001/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Randa Sab , and Stephen Smith

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451845112

Keywords: convergence, growth, enrollment rate, equation, primary enrollment, enrollment rates, primary education, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, Health: Other,

In the growth literature, evidence on income convergence is mixed. In the development literature, health and education indicators are also often used. This study examines whether health and education levels are con...

Determinants of, and the Relation Between, Foreign Direct Investment and Growth
			: A Summary of the Recent Literature

Determinants of, and the Relation Between, Foreign Direct Investment and Growth : A Summary of the Recent Literature »

Volume/Issue: 2001/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ewe-Ghee Lim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858754.001

ISBN: 9781451858754

Keywords: determinants, fdi, direct investment, foreign investment, foreign investors, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, General,

This paper summarizes recent arguments/findings on two aspects of foreign direct investment (FDI): its correlation with economic growth and its determinants. The first part focuses on recent literature regarding po...

Emerging Market Business Cycles
			: The Role of Labor Market Frictions

Emerging Market Business Cycles : The Role of Labor Market Frictions »

Volume/Issue: 2012/237

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emine Boz , Ceyhun Bora Durdu , and Nan Li

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475511208.001

ISBN: 9781475511208

Keywords: search frictions, unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, bargaining, unemployed, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

Emerging economies are characterized by higher consumption and real wage variability relative to output and a strongly countercyclical current account. A real business cycle model of a small open economy that embed...

Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, and Real Exchange Rate Appreciations

Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, and Real Exchange Rate Appreciations »

Volume/Issue: 2010/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Felipe Meza , and Carlos Urrutia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451982077.001

ISBN: 9781451982077

Keywords: Real Exchange Rate, Appreciation, Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, tradable goods, relative price, terms of trade shocks, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

We account for the appreciation of the real exchange rate in Mexico between 1988 and 2002 using a two sector dynamic general equilibrium model of a small open economy with two driving forces: (i) differential produ...

Human Capital Convergence
			: International Evidence

Human Capital Convergence : International Evidence »

Volume/Issue: 2001/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Randa Sab , and Stephen Smith

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845112.001

ISBN: 9781451845112

Keywords: convergence, growth, enrollment rate, equation, primary enrollment, enrollment rates, primary education, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, Health: Other,

In the growth literature, evidence on income convergence is mixed. In the development literature, health and education indicators are also often used. This study examines whether health and education levels are con...