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Export Tax and Pricing Power

Export Tax and Pricing Power »

Source: Export Tax and Pricing Power : Two Hypotheses on the Cocoa Market in Côte d'Ivoire

Volume/Issue: 2010/269

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

ISBN: 9781455210763

Keywords: Low-income countries, imperfect competition, C&;amp;#x00F4;te d&;amp;#x2019;Ivoire, export tax, exporters, export taxes, perfect competition, world price, International Factor Movements and International Business: General, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The paper models export taxation of a primary commodity in a large country under two hypotheses about the structure of its export market. The first is perfect competition among exporters, where there is an indefini...

Fair Weather or Foul? The Macroeconomic Effects of El Niño*

Fair Weather or Foul? The Macroeconomic Effects of El Niño* »

Source: Fair Weather or Foul? The Macroeconomic Effects of El Niño

Volume/Issue: 2015/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Cashin , Kamiar Mohaddes , and Mehdi Raissi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475535495

Keywords: El Ni&;amp;#x00F1;o weather shocks, oil and non-fuel commodity prices, global macroeconometric modeling, international business cycle, prices, inflation, variables, gdp, trade, Time-Series Models

This paper employs a dynamic multi-country framework to analyze the international macroeconomic transmission of El Niño weather shocks. This framework comprises 21 country/region-specific models, estimated over the...

Feeling The Elephant's Weight

Feeling The Elephant's Weight »

Source: Feeling The Elephant's Weight : The Impact of Côte d'Ivoire's Crisis on WAEMU Trade

Volume/Issue: 2011/80

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , and Ankouvi Nayo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455226085

Keywords: integration, political instability, gravity models, WAEMU, C&;amp;#x00F4;te d&;amp;#x2019;Ivoire, trade partners, trade flows, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Trade: Forecasting and Simulation,

This paper analyzes the impact of political instability in Côte d'Ivoire on WAEMU trade over 1990-2007, applying panel econometric techniques to a gravity model of trade within WAEMU and between WAEMU and the rest...

Management of Oil Wealth Under the Permanent Income Hypothesis
			: The Case of São Tomé and Príncipe

Management of Oil Wealth Under the Permanent Income Hypothesis : The Case of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Volume/Issue: 2006/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alonso Segura Vasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864434.001

ISBN: 9781451864434

Keywords: S&;amp;#x00E3;o Tom&;amp;#x00E9; and Pr&;amp;#x00ED;ncipe, permanent income hypothesis, oil production, oil prices, Sao Tome and Principe,

This paper documents the protracted process of shaping the rules governing oil operations in São Tomé and Príncipe. It analyzes the institutional framework for oil sector development, which applies Milton Friedman'...

Export Tax and Pricing Power
			: Two Hypotheses on the Cocoa Market in Côte d'Ivoire

Export Tax and Pricing Power : Two Hypotheses on the Cocoa Market in Côte d'Ivoire »

Volume/Issue: 2010/269

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455210763.001

ISBN: 9781455210763

Keywords: Low-income countries, imperfect competition, C&;amp;#x00F4;te d&;amp;#x2019;Ivoire, export tax, exporters, export taxes, perfect competition, world price, International Factor Movements and International Business: General, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The paper models export taxation of a primary commodity in a large country under two hypotheses about the structure of its export market. The first is perfect competition among exporters, where there is an indefini...

Fair Weather or Foul? The Macroeconomic Effects of El Niño

Fair Weather or Foul? The Macroeconomic Effects of El Niño »

Volume/Issue: 2015/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Cashin , Kamiar Mohaddes , and Mehdi Raissi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475535495.001

ISBN: 9781475535495

Keywords: El Ni&;amp;#x00F1;o weather shocks, oil and non-fuel commodity prices, global macroeconometric modeling, international business cycle, prices, inflation, variables, gdp, trade, Time-Series Models

This paper employs a dynamic multi-country framework to analyze the international macroeconomic transmission of El Niño weather shocks. This framework comprises 21 country/region-specific models, estimated over the...

Feeling The Elephant's Weight
			: The Impact of Côte d'Ivoire's Crisis on WAEMU Trade

Feeling The Elephant's Weight : The Impact of Côte d'Ivoire's Crisis on WAEMU Trade »

Volume/Issue: 2011/80

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , and Ankouvi Nayo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455226085.001

ISBN: 9781455226085

Keywords: integration, political instability, gravity models, WAEMU, C&;amp;#x00F4;te d&;amp;#x2019;Ivoire, trade partners, trade flows, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Trade: Forecasting and Simulation,

This paper analyzes the impact of political instability in Côte d'Ivoire on WAEMU trade over 1990-2007, applying panel econometric techniques to a gravity model of trade within WAEMU and between WAEMU and the rest...

Labor Tax Cuts and Employment
			: A General Equilibrium Approach for France

Labor Tax Cuts and Employment : A General Equilibrium Approach for France »

Volume/Issue: 2014/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raphael Espinoza , and Esther Perez Ruiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498328197.001

ISBN: 9781498328197

Keywords: social security contributions, Responsibility Pact, pacte de responsabilit&;amp;#x00E9;, cr&;amp;#x00E9;dit d&;amp;#x2019;imp&;amp;#x00F4;t pour la comp&;amp;#x00E9;titivit&;amp;#x00E9; et l&;amp;#x2019;emploi, CICE, employment, unemployment, public employment, labor supply, private employment

The paper presents a simple supply side, general equilibrium model to estimate the macroeconomic effects of labor tax cuts. The model assumes that output is produced using capital, unskilled and skilled workers, an...

Modeling Macro-Critical Energy Sectors in Low-Income Countries
			: A General Framework and an Application to Côte d'Ivoire

Modeling Macro-Critical Energy Sectors in Low-Income Countries : A General Framework and an Application to Côte d'Ivoire »

Volume/Issue: 2008/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Holger Fabig

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870145.001

ISBN: 9781451870145

Keywords: Energy sector modeling, low-income countries, hydrocarbon production, petroleum products, C&;amp;#x00F4;te d&;amp;#x2019;Ivoire, crude oil, gas production, oil and gas,

This paper proposes a general framework for monitoring macro-critical energy sectors in low-income countries, defined as consisting of the three subsectors of crude oil and natural gas production, refinery, and ele...

Overshooting and Dollarization in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Overshooting and Dollarization in the Democratic Republic of the Congo »

Volume/Issue: 2003/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philippe Beaugrand

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451852844.001

ISBN: 9781451852844

Keywords: Overshooting, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Za&;amp;#x00EF;re, inflation, foreign currency, money demand, monetary policy, central bank, Central Banking

The paper develops an interpretation of volatile exchange rate movements in a dollarized economy with very high rates of inflation. Differences between the rate of inflation and currency depreciation (over- or unde...