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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...

A Barrel of Oil or a Bottle of Wine

A Barrel of Oil or a Bottle of Wine »

Source: A Barrel of Oil or a Bottle of Wine : How Do Global Growth Dynamics Affect Commodity Prices?

Volume/Issue: 2011/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tahsin Saadi Sedik , and Serhan Cevik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455211791

Keywords: Wine, Comovement, Global growth, Emerging economies, crude oil, oil demand, Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation: Other, Energy: Demand and Supply, Energy and the Macroeconomy,

This paper investigates the causes of extreme fluctuations in commodity prices from 1990 to 2010. Analyzing two very distinct commodities-crude oil and fine wine, we find that macroeconomic factors are the main det...

Comparative Macroeconomic Dynamics in the Arab World

Comparative Macroeconomic Dynamics in the Arab World »

Source: Comparative Macroeconomic Dynamics in the Arab World : A Panel Var Approach

Volume/Issue: 2000/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451847505

Keywords: VAR, panel data, Arab countries, oil countries, cointegration, statistics, current account balance, external shocks

The paper presents a comparative analysis of macroeconomic dynamics of 18 Arab countries based on a panel vector autogression estimation. Comparing growth performance, fiscal and current account developments in the...

Diplômes et développement: De nouvelles données semblent indiquer que plus le niveau d’instruction des fonctionnaires est élevé, meilleurs sont les résultats économiques d’un pays

Diplômes et développement: De nouvelles données semblent indiquer que plus le niveau d’instruction des fonctionnaires est élevé, meilleurs sont les résultats économiques d’un pays »

Source: Finances & Développement Mars 2013

Volume/Issue: 50/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2013

Language: French

ISBN: 9781475568646

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterl...

The Economics of Political Transitions

The Economics of Political Transitions »

Source: The Economics of Political Transitions : Implications for the Arab Spring

Volume/Issue: 2013/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Padamja Khandelwal , and Agustin Roitman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475569643

Keywords: political instability, Arab Countries in Transition, Arab Spring, exchange rate, social unrest, current account balance, exchange rate regimes, currency depreciation, Asia including Middle East, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

Over the past two years, ongoing political transitions in many Arab countries have led to social unrest and an economic downturn. This paper examines comparable historical episodes of political instability to deriv...

En bref

En bref »

Source: Finances & Développement Mars 2013

Volume/Issue: 50/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2013

Language: French

ISBN: 9781475568646

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Entre nous: Un tournant décisif: Seule l’ouverture permettra aux pays arabes en transition de connaître la croissance partagée dont leur société a tant besoin

Entre nous: Un tournant décisif: Seule l’ouverture permettra aux pays arabes en transition de connaître la croissance partagée dont leur société a tant besoin »

Source: Finances & Développement Mars 2013

Volume/Issue: 50/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2013

Language: French

ISBN: 9781475568646

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Finance: état des lieux: Les pays arabes ont besoin de sources de financement stables et d’un meilleur accès au crédit pour doper leur croissance économique

Finance: état des lieux: Les pays arabes ont besoin de sources de financement stables et d’un meilleur accès au crédit pour doper leur croissance économique »

Source: Finances & Développement Mars 2013

Volume/Issue: 50/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2013

Language: French

ISBN: 9781475568646

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterl...

Finances & Développement Mars 2013

Finances & Développement Mars 2013 »

Volume/Issue: 50/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2013

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475568646.022

ISBN: 9781475568646

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterl...

Fiscal Revenues in South Mediterranean Arab Countries

Fiscal Revenues in South Mediterranean Arab Countries »

Source: Fiscal Revenues in South Mediterranean Arab Countries : Vulnerabilities and Growth Potential

Volume/Issue: 2002/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Karim Nashashibi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451848915

Keywords: Southern Mediterranean Arab countries, VAT, petroleum pricing, exchange rate, trade taxes, income taxes, trade liberalization, domestic taxes, free trade, Taxation

This paper reviews the fiscal revenue performance of Southern Mediterranean Arab countries (SMCs) over the last decade and compares this performance with selected middle income and Organization for Economic Coopera...