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Aggregate Investment Expenditures on Tradable and Nontradable Goods

Aggregate Investment Expenditures on Tradable and Nontradable Goods »

Source: Aggregate Investment Expenditures on Tradable and Nontradable Goods

Volume/Issue: 2008/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rudolfs Bems

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451869071

Keywords: tradable and nontradable goods, expenditure, expenditures, investment expenditures, input-output, expenditure share,

This paper shows that aggregate investment expenditure shares on tradable and nontradable goods are very similar across countries and regions. Furthermore, the two expenditure shares have remained close to constant...

Are Exchange Rates Excessively Volatile? And What Does “Excessively Volatile” Mean, Anyway?

Are Exchange Rates Excessively Volatile? And What Does “Excessively Volatile” Mean, Anyway? »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 43 No. 1

Volume: 43

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451957099

Keywords: military spending, military expenditures, capital investment, resource allocation, cold war

This paper extends a standard growth model and obtains consistent panel data estimates of the growth retarding effects of military spending via its adverse impact on capital formation and resource allocation. Simul...

Assessing the Impact of a Change in the Composition of Public Spending

Assessing the Impact of a Change in the Composition of Public Spending »

Source: Assessing the Impact of a Change in the Composition of Public Spending : A DSGE Approach

Volume/Issue: 2007/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ivan Tchakarov , and Roland Straub

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867329

Keywords: Public consumption, DSGE models, private investment, private capital, competitive markets, budget constraint,

Despite intense calls for safeguarding public investment in Europe, public investment expenditure, when measured in relation to GDP, has steadily fallen in the last three decades, evoking fears that economic activi...

Asymmetry in the U.S. Output-Inflation Nexus

Asymmetry in the U.S. Output-Inflation Nexus »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 43 No. 1

Volume: 43

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451957099

Keywords: military spending, military expenditures, capital investment, resource allocation, cold war

This paper extends a standard growth model and obtains consistent panel data estimates of the growth retarding effects of military spending via its adverse impact on capital formation and resource allocation. Simul...

Available on the web

Available on the web »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 33, Issue 05

Volume/Issue: 33/5

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451935271

Keywords: investment, candidates, selection, international financial

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Back to Basics: What Are Financial Services?: How consumers and businesses acquire financial goods such as loans and insurance

Back to Basics: What Are Financial Services?: How consumers and businesses acquire financial goods such as loans and insurance »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2011

ISBN: 9781451953527

Keywords: international monetary fund, debt, financial markets, public debt, public investment in infrastructure

Latin America: An End to Boom and Bust? covers prospects in that region, which has managed to sustain a decade of prosperity after a history of boom and bust cycles. In our cover story, Nicolás Eyzaguirre, Director...

Balance of Payments Reporting for Transactions of the European Monetary Cooperation Fund

Balance of Payments Reporting for Transactions of the European Monetary Cooperation Fund »

Source: Report on the Measurement of International Capital Flows : Background Papers

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1992

ISBN: 9781557753205

Keywords: direct investment, international capital flows, balance of payments, international capital

In its investigation into global capital account discrepancies, the Working Party on the Measurement of International Capital Flows examined the European Monetary System (EMS), the...

Banking on Three Pillars in Europe: A Cross-Country Perspective on Germany

Banking on Three Pillars in Europe: A Cross-Country Perspective on Germany »

Source: Germany : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2003/342

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451810462

Keywords: investment, business investment, balance sheet, investment goods, tax rate

The study on selected issues first focuses on business fixed investment, then analyzes the profitability of Germany's banking sector and looks at restructuring options, and finally, examines the international dimen...

Bilateral Comparisons of Direct Investment Data

Bilateral Comparisons of Direct Investment Data »

Source: Report on the Measurement of International Capital Flows : Background Papers

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1992

ISBN: 9781557753205

Keywords: direct investment, international capital flows, balance of payments, international capital

Introduction The Working Party on the Measurement of International Capital Flows made important use of data reported by selected countries on their direct investment capital flows wi...

Book Reviews

Book Reviews »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2011

ISBN: 9781451953527

Keywords: international monetary fund, debt, financial markets, public debt, public investment in infrastructure

Latin America: An End to Boom and Bust? covers prospects in that region, which has managed to sustain a decade of prosperity after a history of boom and bust cycles. In our cover story, Nicolás Eyzaguirre, Director...