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Accelerating And Sustaining Growth

Accelerating And Sustaining Growth »

Source: Accelerating And Sustaining Growth : Economic and Political Lessons

Volume/Issue: 2012/185

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Virmani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505337

Keywords: High Growth Economies, Policy Reforms, Timing and Phasing., import liberalization, competitive pressure, external shocks, per capita income, per capita growth rate, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General

The paper reviews and draws lessons from the experience of fast growing economies including a sub-set of these termed High Growth Economies (HGEs) with a decadal rate of over 7 per cent. It then reviews the history...

Asia Rising

Asia Rising »

Source: Asia Rising : A Sectoral Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2007/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451866940

Keywords: Growth, productivity growth, employment, agricultural employment, employment share, total employment,

This paper undertakes a cross-country analysis of productivity growth at both the aggregate and sectoral level. It finds that Asia's remarkable output growth over the past 40 years reflected both high investment, a...

Benchmarking Structural Transformation Across the World

Benchmarking Structural Transformation Across the World »

Source: Benchmarking Structural Transformation Across the World

Volume/Issue: 2013/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , Alun Thomas , Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu , and Yingyuan Chen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484359662

Keywords: Structural Transformation, Quantile Regression, Panel Data, globalization, gdp per capita, real gdp, economic globalization, economic growth, General,

This paper documents stylized facts on the process of structural transformation around the world and empirically analyzes its determinants using data on real value added by sector of economic activity (agriculture,...

Beware of Emigrants Bearing Gifts

Beware of Emigrants Bearing Gifts »

Source: Beware of Emigrants Bearing Gifts : Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy in the Presence of Remittances

Volume/Issue: 2006/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Gapen , Thomas Cosimano , and Ralph Chami

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451863215

Keywords: Ramsey policies, optimal monetary policy, remittance, money growth, inflation, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Factor Movements And International Business,

This paper uses a stochastic dynamic general equilibrium model to investigate the influence of countercyclical remittances on the conduct of fiscal and monetary policy and trace their effects on real and nominal va...

Columbia or High School? Understanding the Roles of Education in Development

Columbia or High School? Understanding the Roles of Education in Development »

Source: Columbia or High School? Understanding the Roles of Education in Development

Volume/Issue: 2002/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodney Ramcharan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451845464

Keywords: growth, schooling, secondary schooling, educational investment, secondary education, educational attainment, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models

No country has achieved sustained economic development without investment in education. Thus, education policy can play a vital role in facilitating development. But which types of schooling-secondary or tertiary-s...

Corruption, Public Investment, and Growth1

Corruption, Public Investment, and Growth1 »

Source: Corruption, Public Investment, and Growth

Volume/Issue: 1997/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi , and Hamid Davoodi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451929515

Keywords: public investment, growth, productivity, government revenue, current expenditure, investment projects, government finance statistics

Corruption, particularly political or “grand” corruption, distorts the entire decision-making process connected with public investment projects. The degree of distortions is higher with weaker auditin...

Credit Constraints, Productivity Shocks and Consumption Volatility in Emerging Economies

Credit Constraints, Productivity Shocks and Consumption Volatility in Emerging Economies »

Source: Credit Constraints, Productivity Shocks and Consumption Volatility in Emerging Economies

Volume/Issue: 2013/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rudrani Bhattacharya , and Ila Patnaik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484325988

Keywords: Macroeconomics, real business cycles, emerging market business cycle stylized facts, financial development, consumption volatility, total consumption, business cycle, business cycles, growth rate, General

How does access to credit impact consumption volatility? Theory and evidence from advanced economies suggests that greater household access to finance smooths consumption. Evidence from emerging markets, where cons...

Credit Quality in Developing Economies

Credit Quality in Developing Economies »

Source: Credit Quality in Developing Economies : Remittances to the Rescue?

Volume/Issue: 2014/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Ebeke , Boileau Loko , and Arina Viseth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498377911

Keywords: nonperforming loans, macroeconomic volatility, remittance, output growth, remittance inflows, migrant, Globalization: Finance,

This paper analyzes the link between remittances inflows and nonperforming loans (NPLs) in a large sample of developing countries. Theoretical transmission channels include risk coping, exchange rate and growth imp...

The Demographic Dividend

The Demographic Dividend »

Source: The Demographic Dividend : Evidence from the Indian States

Volume/Issue: 2011/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashoka Mody , and Shekhar Aiyar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455217885

Keywords: Demographic dividend, Indian states, age-structure, convergence, growth rate, per capita income, per capita income growth, economic growth, age distribution, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East,

Large cohorts of young adults are poised to add to the working-age population of developing economies. Despite much interest in the consequent growth dividend, the size and circumstances of the potential gains rema...

Does Inflation Slow Long-Run Growth in India?*

Does Inflation Slow Long-Run Growth in India?* »

Source: Does Inflation Slow Long-Run Growth in India?

Volume/Issue: 2014/222

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kamiar Mohaddes , and Mehdi Raissi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498399982

Keywords: growth, threshold effects, cross-sectional heterogeneity, dependence, inflation rate, economics, money, Models with Panel Data, General, cross-sectional heterogeneity and dependence.,

This paper examines the long-run relationship between consumer price index industrial workers (CPI-IW) inflation and GDP growth in India. We collect data on a sample of 14 Indian states over the period 1989-2013, a...