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Equity and Fiscal Policy

Equity and Fiscal Policy »

Source: Equity and Fiscal Policy : The Income Distribution Effects of Taxation and Social Spending in Central America

Volume/Issue: 2010/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodrigo Cubero , and Ivanna Hollar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455200719

Keywords: incidence, social spending, taxation, gini coefficient, public spending, Taxation and Subsidies: Incidence,

How does fiscal policy fare in improving the underlying income distribution in Central America? We integrate the data from a number of existing tax and public expenditure studies for the countries in the region and...

Panama
			: Selected Issues

Panama : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2013/89

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484344477.002

ISBN: 9781484344477

Keywords: real gdp, trading partners, external shocks, world trade, gdp growth

Panama's extensive trade and financial linkages make it vulnerable to adverse external shocks, and this would have a sizable impact on Panama's real activity. In the absence of monetary policy, macroprudential poli...

Equity and Fiscal Policy
			: The Income Distribution Effects of Taxation and Social Spending in Central America

Equity and Fiscal Policy : The Income Distribution Effects of Taxation and Social Spending in Central America »

Volume/Issue: 2010/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodrigo Cubero , and Ivanna Hollar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455200719.001

ISBN: 9781455200719

Keywords: incidence, social spending, taxation, gini coefficient, public spending, Taxation and Subsidies: Incidence,

How does fiscal policy fare in improving the underlying income distribution in Central America? We integrate the data from a number of existing tax and public expenditure studies for the countries in the region and...

The Role of Structural Reforms in Raising Economic Growth in Central America

The Role of Structural Reforms in Raising Economic Growth in Central America »

Volume/Issue: 2011/248

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Swiston , and Luis Barrot

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463923273.001

ISBN: 9781463923273

Keywords: Structural Reform, Factor Accumulation, System GMM, financial system, domestic financial system, growth rates, growth rate, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Other, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

Central America experienced moderate growth during the last decade, including in the years leading up to the global financial crisis, but the rate of convergence toward advanced country income levels has still been...

Is the Growth Momentum in Latin America Sustainable?

Is the Growth Momentum in Latin America Sustainable? »

Volume/Issue: 2013/109

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sebastian Sosa , Evridiki Tsounta , and Hye Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484326855.001

ISBN: 9781484326855

Keywords: potential growth, tfp, output growth, growth rate, gdp growth, growth rates, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

A favorable external environment coupled with prudent policies fostered output growth in most of Latin America during the last decade. But, what were the drivers of this strong growth performance from the supply si...

Potential Output and Output Gap in Central America, Panama and Dominican Republic

Potential Output and Output Gap in Central America, Panama and Dominican Republic »

Volume/Issue: 2013/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484322208.001

ISBN: 9781484322208

Keywords: Potential growth, output gap, growth decomposition, switching, state-space model, time series, tfp, gdp growth, business cycle, General,

Potential Output is a key factor for debt sustaintability analysis and for developing strategies for growth, but unfortunately it is an unobservable variable. Using three methodologies (production function, switchi...

International Trade and Productivity Growth
			: Exploring the Sectoral Effects for Developing Countries

International Trade and Productivity Growth : Exploring the Sectoral Effects for Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2000/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ehsan Choudhri , and Dalia Hakura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451843521.001

ISBN: 9781451843521

Keywords: Productivity Growth, Technological Gap, tfp, growth rates, growth rate, transfer of technology

The paper estimates an empirical relation based on Krugman’s ‘technological gap’ model to explore the influence of the pattern of international trade and production on the overall productivity...

International Trade and Productivity Growth

International Trade and Productivity Growth »

Source: International Trade and Productivity Growth : Exploring the Sectoral Effects for Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2000/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ehsan Choudhri , and Dalia Hakura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451843521

Keywords: Productivity Growth, Technological Gap, tfp, growth rates, growth rate, transfer of technology

The paper estimates an empirical relation based on Krugman’s ‘technological gap’ model to explore the influence of the pattern of international trade and production on the overall productivity...

Is the Growth Momentum in Latin America Sustainable?*

Is the Growth Momentum in Latin America Sustainable?* »

Source: Is the Growth Momentum in Latin America Sustainable?

Volume/Issue: 2013/109

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sebastian Sosa , Evridiki Tsounta , and Hye Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484326855

Keywords: potential growth, tfp, output growth, growth rate, gdp growth, growth rates, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

A favorable external environment coupled with prudent policies fostered output growth in most of Latin America during the last decade. But, what were the drivers of this strong growth performance from the supply si...

Panama

Panama »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/89

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2013

ISBN: 9781484344477

Keywords: real gdp, trading partners, external shocks, world trade, gdp growth

Panama's extensive trade and financial linkages make it vulnerable to adverse external shocks, and this would have a sizable impact on Panama's real activity. In the absence of monetary policy, macroprudential poli...