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Recent Improvements to the Government Finance Statistics Yearbook Database in Response to Analytical Needs

Recent Improvements to the Government Finance Statistics Yearbook Database in Response to Analytical Needs »

Volume/Issue: 2013/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mike Seiferling

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475528251.001

ISBN: 9781475528251

Keywords: government finance, accrual accounting, government revenue, General,

The demand for high quality detailed public finance statistics covering a globally representative sample of countries has increased dramatically during the recent financial crisis. Due to the complexity of public f...

Recent Improvements to the Government Finance Statistics Yearbook Database in Response to Analytical Needs

Recent Improvements to the Government Finance Statistics Yearbook Database in Response to Analytical Needs »

Source: Recent Improvements to the Government Finance Statistics Yearbook Database in Response to Analytical Needs

Volume/Issue: 2013/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mike Seiferling

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475528251

Keywords: government finance, accrual accounting, government revenue, General,

The demand for high quality detailed public finance statistics covering a globally representative sample of countries has increased dramatically during the recent financial crisis. Due to the complexity of public f...

Avoid Filling Swiss Cheese with Whipped Cream

Avoid Filling Swiss Cheese with Whipped Cream »

Source: Avoid Filling Swiss Cheese with Whipped Cream : Imputation Techniques and Evaluation Procedures for Cross-Country Time Series

Volume/Issue: 2011/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Weber , and Michaela Denk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455270507

Keywords: Missing or incomplete data, imputation quality, statistical matching, time series, missing data, algorithms, statistical methods, cluster analysis, Estimation, Model Evaluation and Selection

International organizations collect data from national authorities to create multivariate cross-sectional time series for their analyses. As data from countries with not yet well-established statistical systems may...

Avoid Filling Swiss Cheese with Whipped Cream
			: Imputation Techniques and Evaluation Procedures for Cross-Country Time Series

Avoid Filling Swiss Cheese with Whipped Cream : Imputation Techniques and Evaluation Procedures for Cross-Country Time Series »

Volume/Issue: 2011/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Weber , and Michaela Denk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455270507.001

ISBN: 9781455270507

Keywords: Missing or incomplete data, imputation quality, statistical matching, time series, missing data, algorithms, statistical methods, cluster analysis, Estimation, Model Evaluation and Selection

International organizations collect data from national authorities to create multivariate cross-sectional time series for their analyses. As data from countries with not yet well-established statistical systems may...

When and Why Worry About Real Exchange Rate Appreciation? The Missing Link Between Dutch Disease and Growth

When and Why Worry About Real Exchange Rate Appreciation? The Missing Link Between Dutch Disease and Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2010/271

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455210787.001

ISBN: 9781455210787

Keywords: real exchange rate, growth, exchange rate, tradable goods, exchange rate appreciation, real exchange rate appreciation, International Factor Movements: Other, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

We review the literature on Dutch disease, and document that shocks that trigger foreign exchange inflows (such as natural resource booms, surges in foreign aid, remittances, or capital inflows) appreciate the real...

When and Why Worry About Real Exchange Rate Appreciation? The Missing Link Between Dutch Disease and Growth

When and Why Worry About Real Exchange Rate Appreciation? The Missing Link Between Dutch Disease and Growth »

Source: When and Why Worry About Real Exchange Rate Appreciation? The Missing Link Between Dutch Disease and Growth

Volume/Issue: 2010/271

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455210787

Keywords: real exchange rate, growth, exchange rate, tradable goods, exchange rate appreciation, real exchange rate appreciation, International Factor Movements: Other, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

We review the literature on Dutch disease, and document that shocks that trigger foreign exchange inflows (such as natural resource booms, surges in foreign aid, remittances, or capital inflows) appreciate the real...

Hierarchy and Authority in a Dynamic Perspective

Hierarchy and Authority in a Dynamic Perspective »

Source: Hierarchy and Authority in a Dynamic Perspective : A Model Applied to Donor Financing of NGO Proposals

Volume/Issue: 2003/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451857511

Keywords: hierarchies, strategic delegation, development aid, NGOs, dynamic games, principal-agent issues, ngo, paper, nongovernmental organizations, Game Theory and Bargaining Theory: General

This paper presents a dynamic game of strategic delegation between a principal and an agent. The principal can choose between two organizational designs: a traditional hierarchy where she retains authority over the...

Hierarchy and Authority in a Dynamic Perspective
			: A Model Applied to Donor Financing of NGO Proposals

Hierarchy and Authority in a Dynamic Perspective : A Model Applied to Donor Financing of NGO Proposals »

Volume/Issue: 2003/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857511.001

ISBN: 9781451857511

Keywords: hierarchies, strategic delegation, development aid, NGOs, dynamic games, principal-agent issues, ngo, paper, nongovernmental organizations, Game Theory and Bargaining Theory: General

This paper presents a dynamic game of strategic delegation between a principal and an agent. The principal can choose between two organizational designs: a traditional hierarchy where she retains authority over the...

Trade, Finance, Specialization, and Synchronization

Trade, Finance, Specialization, and Synchronization »

Volume/Issue: 2003/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean Imbs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850383.001

ISBN: 9781451850383

Keywords: specialization, financial openness, international business cycle, optimal currency area, financial integration, equation, correlations, correlation, bilateral trade, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The paper investigates the determinants of business cycles synchronization across regions. It uses both international and intranational data to evaluate the linkages between trade in goods, trade in financial asset...

Trade, Finance, Specialization, and Synchronization

Trade, Finance, Specialization, and Synchronization »

Source: Trade, Finance, Specialization, and Synchronization

Volume/Issue: 2003/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean Imbs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451850383

Keywords: specialization, financial openness, international business cycle, optimal currency area, financial integration, equation, correlations, correlation, bilateral trade, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The paper investigates the determinants of business cycles synchronization across regions. It uses both international and intranational data to evaluate the linkages between trade in goods, trade in financial asset...