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Do FDI Firms Employ More Workers than Domestic Firms for Each Dollar of Assets?

Do FDI Firms Employ More Workers than Domestic Firms for Each Dollar of Assets? »

Source: Do FDI Firms Employ More Workers than Domestic Firms for Each Dollar of Assets?

Volume/Issue: 2020/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sakai Ando , and Mengxue Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513536323

Keywords: Foreign investment, International investment position, Balance of payments, Labor productivity, Job creation, FDI, Orbis, Ownership, WP, domestic firm

This paper studies whether FDI firms employ more workers than domestic firms for each dollar of assets. Using the Orbis database and its ownership structure information, we show that, in most economies, domestic fi...

Do FDI Firms Employ More Workers than Domestic Firms for Each Dollar of Assets?

Do FDI Firms Employ More Workers than Domestic Firms for Each Dollar of Assets? »

Volume/Issue: 2020/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sakai Ando , and Mengxue Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513536323.001

ISBN: 9781513536323

Keywords: Foreign investment, International investment position, Balance of payments, Labor productivity, Job creation, FDI, Orbis, Ownership, WP, domestic firm

This paper studies whether FDI firms employ more workers than domestic firms for each dollar of assets. Using the Orbis database and its ownership structure information, we show that, in most economies, domestic fi...

On the Capacity to Absorb Public Investment: How Much is Too Much?

On the Capacity to Absorb Public Investment: How Much is Too Much? »

Volume/Issue: 2020/48

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Gurara , Kangni Kpodar , Andrea Presbitero , and Dawit Tessema

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529981.001

ISBN: 9781513529981

Keywords: National income, Public investments, Absorptive capacity, Economic growth, Public investment programs, Public investment, Unit costs, Investment efficiency, infrastructure, WP

While expanding public investment can help filling infrastructure bottlenecks, scaling up too much and too fast often leads to inefficient outcomes. This paper rationalizes this outcome looking at the association b...

On the Capacity to Absorb Public Investment: How Much is Too Much?†

On the Capacity to Absorb Public Investment: How Much is Too Much?† »

Source: On the Capacity to Absorb Public Investment: How Much is Too Much?

Volume/Issue: 2020/48

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Gurara , Kangni Kpodar , Andrea Presbitero , and Dawit Tessema

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529981

Keywords: National income, Public investments, Absorptive capacity, Economic growth, Public investment programs, Public investment, Unit costs, Investment efficiency, infrastructure, WP

While expanding public investment can help filling infrastructure bottlenecks, scaling up too much and too fast often leads to inefficient outcomes. This paper rationalizes this outcome looking at the association b...

Lessons from Two Public Sector Reforms in Italy

Lessons from Two Public Sector Reforms in Italy »

Volume/Issue: 2020/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nazim Belhocine , and La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529714.001

ISBN: 9781513529714

Keywords: Public investments, Demographic indicators, Economic growth, Financial crises, Public procurement, Italy, public administration reform, public sector, state-owned enterprises, public procurement.

The reform of the Italian public administration has been a priority for at least two decades, with several major initiatives undertaken toward modernization and simplification. Notwithstanding laudable intentions,...

Lessons from Two Public Sector Reforms in Italy1

Lessons from Two Public Sector Reforms in Italy1 »

Source: Lessons from Two Public Sector Reforms in Italy

Volume/Issue: 2020/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nazim Belhocine , and La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529714

Keywords: Public investments, Demographic indicators, Economic growth, Financial crises, Public procurement, Italy, public administration reform, public sector, state-owned enterprises, public procurement.

The reform of the Italian public administration has been a priority for at least two decades, with several major initiatives undertaken toward modernization and simplification. Notwithstanding laudable intentions,...

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Source: IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics : Annual Report 2019

Series: Balance of Payments Statistics

Author(s): Carlos Sanchez-Munoz , Paul Austin , Alicia Hierro , and Tamara Razin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530666

Keywords: Balance of payments statistics, Balance of payments, International investment position, Statistics, External sector statistics, Statistics, BY, BOP, IIP, IMF

BOPSY Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook...

IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics
			: Annual Report 2019

IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics : Annual Report 2019 »

Series: Balance of Payments Statistics

Author(s): Carlos Sanchez-Munoz , Paul Austin , Alicia Hierro , and Tamara Razin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513530666.044

ISBN: 9781513530666

Keywords: Balance of payments statistics, Balance of payments, International investment position, Statistics, External sector statistics, Statistics, BY, BOP, IIP, IMF

The 2019 Annual Report of the IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics (the Committee) provides an overview of recent trends in global balance of payments and international investment position statistics, su...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics : Annual Report 2019

Series: Balance of Payments Statistics

Author(s): Carlos Sanchez-Munoz , Paul Austin , Alicia Hierro , and Tamara Razin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530666

Keywords: Balance of payments statistics, Balance of payments, International investment position, Statistics, External sector statistics, Statistics, BY, BOP, IIP, IMF

The 2019 Annual Report of the IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics (the Committee) provides an overview of recent trends in global balance of payments and international investment position statistics, su...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics : Annual Report 2019

Series: Balance of Payments Statistics

Author(s): Carlos Sanchez-Munoz , Paul Austin , Alicia Hierro , and Tamara Razin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530666

Keywords: Balance of payments statistics, Balance of payments, International investment position, Statistics, External sector statistics, Statistics, BY, BOP, IIP, IMF

The 2019 Annual Report of the IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics (the Committee) provides an overview of recent trends in global balance of payments and international investment position statistics, su...