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Benin Benin: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Benin Benin: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Benin : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2008/84

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451803525

Keywords: public investment, commercial banks, foreign investment, international trade

The strategy adopted by Benin to strengthen its macroeconomic stability and promote private-investment-led growth has been detailed in the note. The statistical data on gross domestic product by sector of origin at...

Can the Neoclassical Model Explain the Distribution of Foreign Direct Investment Across Developing Countries?

Can the Neoclassical Model Explain the Distribution of Foreign Direct Investment Across Developing Countries? »

Source: Can the Neoclassical Model Explain the Distribution of Foreign Direct Investment Across Developing Countries?

Volume/Issue: 1998/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Harm Zebregs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451929607

Keywords: Foreign Investment, Neoclassical Theory, fdi, marginal products, marginal product, foreign capital, direct investment

Since the beginning of the 1990s, foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries has increased dramatically. The distribution of FDI flows across these countries, however, is highly uneven; only a small nu...

Determinants of Private Investment in Pakistan

Determinants of Private Investment in Pakistan »

Source: Determinants of Private Investment in Pakistan

Volume/Issue: 1993/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Khaled Sakr

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1993

ISBN: 9781451844863

Keywords: private investment, public investment, direct investment, cost of capital, foreign investment, Investment in Pakistan,

This paper investigates the determinants of private investment in Pakistan with special emphasis on the impact of government investment. Using annual data for the period 1973/74-1991/92, it is estimated that privat...

Economic Security, Private Investment, and Growth in Developing Countries

Economic Security, Private Investment, and Growth in Developing Countries »

Source: Economic Security, Private Investment, and Growth in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1998/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helene Poirson Ward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1998

ISBN: 9781451842012

Keywords: Private Investment, Growth, Political Economy, expropriation, investment rate, investors, public investment

This paper provides empirical support for the view that enhanced economic security fosters private investment and growth in developing countries. An analysis for 53 developing countries suggests that most aspects o...

Foreign Banks

Foreign Banks »

Source: Foreign Banks : Trends, Impact and Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 2012/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Neeltje Horen , and Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463931155

Keywords: bilateral investment, financial globalization, foreign bank, domestic banks, foreign ownership, host countries,

This paper introduces a comprehensive database on bank ownership for 137 countries over 1995-2009, and reviews foreign bank behavior and impact. It documents substantial increases in foreign bank presence, with man...

Foreign Investment in Colombia's Financial Sector1

Foreign Investment in Colombia's Financial Sector1 »

Source: Foreign Investment in Colombia's Financial Sector

Volume/Issue: 1999/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adolfo Barajas , Natalia Salazar , and Roberto Steiner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1999

ISBN: 9781451856941

Keywords: Foreign investment, banking system, financial liberalization, foreign banks, domestic banks, foreign entry, foreign capital

This study analyzes foreign investment in Colombia’s financial system, chronicling major changes in legislation, describing how investment flows evolved over time, and comparing performance of foreign&#x2013...

Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 1995/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dhaneshwar Ghura , and Michael Hadjimichael

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

ISBN: 9781451855753

Keywords: human capital, inflation, terms of trade, private investment, monetary economics

The paper investigates empirically the determinants of economic growth for a large sample of sub-Saharan African countries during 1981-92. The results indicate that (i) an increase in private investment has a relat...

How Does Foreign Direct Investment Affect Economic Growth1/

How Does Foreign Direct Investment Affect Economic Growth1/ »

Source: How Does Foreign Direct Investment Affect Economic Growth

Volume/Issue: 1994/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jong-Wha Lee , Jose De Gregorio , and Eduardo Borensztein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1994

ISBN: 9781451853278

Keywords: fdi, direct investment, human capital, foreign direct investment, host country

We test the effect of foreign direct investment (FDI) on economic growth in a cross-country regression framework, utilizing data on FDI flows from industrial countries to 69 developing countries over the last two d...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation Discussions with United Kingdom—Anguilla—British Overseas Territory

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation Discussions with United Kingdom—Anguilla—British Overseas Territory »

Source: United Kingdom-Montserrat-British Overseas Territory : 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/9

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463932503

Keywords: nonfactor services, financial institutions, direct investment, investment program, investors

The 2011 Article IV Consultation highlights that low growth is expected for Montserrat in 2011 after sharp output contractions in 2009-10. Stress in the financial sector and slower-than-expected development of majo...

Benin
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Benin : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2008/84

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803525.002

ISBN: 9781451803525

Keywords: public investment, commercial banks, foreign investment, international trade

The strategy adopted by Benin to strengthen its macroeconomic stability and promote private-investment-led growth has been detailed in the note. The statistical data on gross domestic product by sector of origin at...