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Can International Macroeconomic Models Explain Low-Frequency Movements of Real Exchange Rates?

Can International Macroeconomic Models Explain Low-Frequency Movements of Real Exchange Rates? »

Source: Can International Macroeconomic Models Explain Low-Frequency Movements of Real Exchange Rates?

Volume/Issue: 2012/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pau Rabanal , and Juan Rubio-Ramirez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463931186

Keywords: International Business Cycles, Spectrum, Cointegration, tfp, intermediate goods, elasticity of substitution, business cycle, Can International Macroeconomic Models Explain Low-Frequency Movements of Real Exchange Rates?, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

Real exchange rates exhibit important low-frequency fluctuations. This makes the analysis of real exchange rates at all frequencies a more sound exercise than the typical business cycle one, which compares actual a...

Factor Endowment, Structural Coherence, and Economic Growth

Factor Endowment, Structural Coherence, and Economic Growth »

Source: Factor Endowment, Structural Coherence, and Economic Growth

Volume/Issue: 2012/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natasha Che

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475505139

Keywords: Structural Coherence, Structural Change, Factor Endowment, capital intensity, growth rate, tfp, capital stock, Consumption, Saving, Production

This paper studies the linkage between structural coherence and economic growth. Structural coherence is defined as the degree that a country's industrial structure optimally reflects its factor endowment fundament...

Global Imbalances

Global Imbalances »

Source: Global Imbalances : The Role of Non-Tradabletotal Factor Productivity in Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 2009/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alessandro Rebucci , Nicoletta Batini , Pietro Cova , and Massimiliano Pisani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451872101

Keywords: trade deficit, non-tradable sector, GEM, tfp, tradable goods, elasticity of substitution, intermediate goods, terms of trade,

This paper investigates the role played by total factor productivity (TFP) in the tradable and nontradable sectors of the United States, the euro area, and Japan in the emergence and evolution of today's global tra...

Globalization and Growth in the Twentieth Century

Globalization and Growth in the Twentieth Century »

Source: Globalization and Growth in the Twentieth Century

Volume/Issue: 2000/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): N. Crafts

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451846409

Keywords: Growth, convergence, tfp, growth rates, real gdp, growth accounting

This paper reviews the experience of economic growth during the twentieth century with a view to highlighting implications for both growth economists and policy-makers. The unprecedented divergence in income levels...

Can International Macroeconomic Models Explain Low-Frequency Movements of Real Exchange Rates?

Can International Macroeconomic Models Explain Low-Frequency Movements of Real Exchange Rates? »

Volume/Issue: 2012/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pau Rabanal , and Juan Rubio-Ramirez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463931186.001

ISBN: 9781463931186

Keywords: International Business Cycles, Spectrum, Cointegration, tfp, intermediate goods, elasticity of substitution, business cycle, Can International Macroeconomic Models Explain Low-Frequency Movements of Real Exchange Rates?, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

Real exchange rates exhibit important low-frequency fluctuations. This makes the analysis of real exchange rates at all frequencies a more sound exercise than the typical business cycle one, which compares actual a...

Factor Endowment, Structural Coherence, and Economic Growth

Factor Endowment, Structural Coherence, and Economic Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2012/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natasha Che

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505139.001

ISBN: 9781475505139

Keywords: Structural Coherence, Structural Change, Factor Endowment, capital intensity, growth rate, tfp, capital stock, Consumption, Saving, Production

This paper studies the linkage between structural coherence and economic growth. Structural coherence is defined as the degree that a country's industrial structure optimally reflects its factor endowment fundament...

Global Imbalances
			: The Role of Non-Tradabletotal Factor Productivity in Advanced Economies

Global Imbalances : The Role of Non-Tradabletotal Factor Productivity in Advanced Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2009/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alessandro Rebucci , Nicoletta Batini , Pietro Cova , and Massimiliano Pisani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872101.001

ISBN: 9781451872101

Keywords: trade deficit, non-tradable sector, GEM, tfp, tradable goods, elasticity of substitution, intermediate goods, terms of trade,

This paper investigates the role played by total factor productivity (TFP) in the tradable and nontradable sectors of the United States, the euro area, and Japan in the emergence and evolution of today's global tra...

Globalization and Growth in the Twentieth Century

Globalization and Growth in the Twentieth Century »

Volume/Issue: 2000/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): N. Crafts

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846409.001

ISBN: 9781451846409

Keywords: Growth, convergence, tfp, growth rates, real gdp, growth accounting

This paper reviews the experience of economic growth during the twentieth century with a view to highlighting implications for both growth economists and policy-makers. The unprecedented divergence in income levels...

International Trade in Manufactured Products
			: A Ricardo-Heckscher-Ohlin Explanation with Monopolistic Competition

International Trade in Manufactured Products : A Ricardo-Heckscher-Ohlin Explanation with Monopolistic Competition »

Volume/Issue: 2001/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ehsan Choudhri , and Dalia Hakura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846102.001

ISBN: 9781451846102

Keywords: Ricardian and Heckscher-Ohlin models, monopolistic competition, tfp, intermediate goods, trade barriers, intermediate inputs

A large data set on trade in manufactured products is used to evaluate the performance of a model that combines both the Ricardian and Heckscher-Ohlin effects and incorporates monopolistic competition. The paper es...

Investment
			: Specific Technology Shocks and International Business Cycles:  An Empirical Assessment

Investment : Specific Technology Shocks and International Business Cycles: An Empirical Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2010/207

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455205387.001

ISBN: 9781455205387

Keywords: International Business Cycles, Cointegration, Investment-Specific Technology Shocks, tfp, statistics, statistic,

In this paper, we first introduce investment-specific technology (IST) shocks to an otherwise standard international real business cycle model and show that a thoughtful calibration of them along the lines of Raffo...