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Appendix Growth Regressions and Data Description

Appendix Growth Regressions and Data Description »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

Panel Growth Regressions The analysis of growth performance covered a broad range of countries over the period 1984–2004. While, in principle, the regressions attempted to cover the...

Finance and Convergence

Finance and Convergence »

Source: Finance and Convergence : What's Ahead for Emerging Europe?

Volume/Issue: 2007/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Schellekens , and Rudolfs Bems

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2007

ISBN: 9781451868074

Keywords: convergence, general equilibrium, capital inflows, capital markets, nontradable goods, current account deficits, current account deficit,

This paper singles out the key short-term risks and medium-term challenges related to finance and convergence in emerging Europe. With the help of a general equilibrium theoretical framework, the paper identifies p...

Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065543.084

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

The central challenges facing the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia as they work to catch up to advanced European Union (EU) income levels are discussed in this new...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

The central challenges facing the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia as they work to catch up to advanced European Union (EU) income levels are discussed in this new...

I. Overview

I. Overview »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

The paramount economic objective of the Central and Eastern European countries (CEECs) is to raise living standards to Western European levels. 1 After a half century of largely m...

II. Scope of the Study

II. Scope of the Study »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

In the past 15 years, the IMF’s dialogue with the eight new CEEC members of the EU has been about transitions. 3 The first transition was from central planning to market-oriented...

III. The Record: Enduring Strengths or a Bounce Back?

III. The Record: Enduring Strengths or a Bounce Back? »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

From one perspective, focusing on the past decade, growth in the CEECs has been impressive. Following sharp output losses in the initial transition period, the CEECs have been among the stronger performing e...

Slovak Republic
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Slovak Republic : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2002/210

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451835489.002

ISBN: 9781451835489

Keywords: current account, current account deficit, current account deficits, debt ratio, current account balance

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix investigates the reasons for the large, recurrent external current account deficits in Slovakia, which are unusual by the current standards of other advanced tran...

Finance and Convergence
			: What's Ahead for Emerging Europe?

Finance and Convergence : What's Ahead for Emerging Europe? »

Volume/Issue: 2007/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Schellekens , and Rudolfs Bems

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451868074.001

ISBN: 9781451868074

Keywords: convergence, general equilibrium, capital inflows, capital markets, nontradable goods, current account deficits, current account deficit,

This paper singles out the key short-term risks and medium-term challenges related to finance and convergence in emerging Europe. With the help of a general equilibrium theoretical framework, the paper identifies p...

IV. Growth Scenarios: Possible Paths for the Catch-Up

IV. Growth Scenarios: Possible Paths for the Catch-Up »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

The speed at which income gaps with the euro area could be closed varies considerably across the CEECs (Table 4.1). Countries with per capita incomes close to the euro area average need to go a shorter dista...