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Altruism and Workers' Remittances

Altruism and Workers' Remittances »

Source: Altruism and Workers' Remittances : Evidence from Selected Countries in the Middle East and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2006/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacques Bouhga-Hagbe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863901

Keywords: altruism, co-integration, cointegration, equation, workers ? remittances, equations, Household Behavior: General, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production

Workers' remittances have been playing an increasingly important role in the balance of payments of many countries and can significantly contribute to the strength of their external positions. Assessing the likely...

Arab Republic of Egypt: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Arab Republic of Egypt: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Arab Republic of Egypt : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/33

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2015

ISBN: 9781484337769

Keywords: investment, debt, budget, monetary fund, exchange

KEY ISSUES The 2014 Article IV consultation takes place when the authorities have started to address longstanding economic challenges. For a number of years Egypt has suffered from low and non-inclusive growth an...

Arab Republic of Egypt: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Arab Republic of Egypt: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Arab Republic of Egypt : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/33

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2015

ISBN: 9781484337769

Keywords: investment, debt, budget, monetary fund, exchange

KEY ISSUES The 2014 Article IV consultation takes place when the authorities have started to address longstanding economic challenges. For a number of years Egypt has suffered from low and non-inclusive growth an...

3 Efficiency of Public Investment: Lessons from World Bank Experience

3 Efficiency of Public Investment: Lessons from World Bank Experience »

Source: Investment Policies in the Arab Countries : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Kuwait, December 11-13, 1989

Series: Books

Author(s): Saíd El-Naggar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1990

ISBN: 9781557751409

Keywords: direct investment, law, investors, investment policies

The efficiency of public investment is quite a relevant and timely subject in Arab countries, because the public sector invests heavily, and because all resources for development ar...

7 Egypt’s Investment Strategy, Policies, and Performance Since the Infitah

7 Egypt’s Investment Strategy, Policies, and Performance Since the Infitah »

Source: Investment Policies in the Arab Countries : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Kuwait, December 11-13, 1989

Series: Books

Author(s): Saíd El-Naggar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1990

ISBN: 9781557751409

Keywords: direct investment, law, investors, investment policies

The rate of capital accumulation is the key variable that determines the rate of growth of an economy in the medium term, while the allocation of investment resources across sectors...

4 Foreign Direct Investment: The Role of Joint Ventures and Investment Authorities

4 Foreign Direct Investment: The Role of Joint Ventures and Investment Authorities »

Source: Investment Policies in the Arab Countries : Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Kuwait, December 11-13, 1989

Series: Books

Author(s): Saíd El-Naggar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1990

ISBN: 9781557751409

Keywords: direct investment, law, investors, investment policies

This paper will discuss the policies that require foreign investors to enter into joint ventures with local firms, and the institutions used by host countries to promote, screen, an...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Arab Republic of Egypt

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Arab Republic of Egypt »

Source: Arab Republic of Egypt : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/33

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2015

ISBN: 9781484337769

Keywords: investment, debt, budget, monetary fund, exchange

KEY ISSUES The 2014 Article IV consultation takes place when the authorities have started to address longstanding economic challenges. For a number of years Egypt has suffered from low and non-inclusive growth an...

Arab Republic of Egypt
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Arab Republic of Egypt : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2015/33

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337769.002

ISBN: 9781484337769

Keywords: investment, debt, budget, monetary fund, exchange

KEY ISSUES The 2014 Article IV consultation takes place when the authorities have started to address longstanding economic challenges. For a number of years Egypt has suffered from low and non-inclusive growth an...

Altruism and Workers' Remittances
			: Evidence from Selected Countries in the Middle East and Central Asia

Altruism and Workers' Remittances : Evidence from Selected Countries in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2006/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacques Bouhga-Hagbe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863901.001

ISBN: 9781451863901

Keywords: altruism, co-integration, cointegration, equation, workers ? remittances, equations, Household Behavior: General, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production

Workers' remittances have been playing an increasingly important role in the balance of payments of many countries and can significantly contribute to the strength of their external positions. Assessing the likely...

Investment and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa

Investment and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa »

Volume/Issue: 1996/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amer Bisat , Mohamed El-Erian , Mahmoud El-Gamal , and Francesco Mongelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854671.001

ISBN: 9781451854671

Keywords: capital stock, capital mobility, investment behavior, capital formation, cost of capital

The paper considers investment and growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Notwithstanding cross-country differences, investment as a whole has been too low, too heavily tilted toward the public s...