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The African Continental Free Trade Agreement: Welfare Gains Estimates from a General Equilibrium Model

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement: Welfare Gains Estimates from a General Equilibrium Model »

Source: The African Continental Free Trade Agreement: Welfare Gains Estimates from a General Equilibrium Model

Volume/Issue: 2019/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lisandro Abrego , Maria Alejandra Amado , Tunc Gursoy , Garth Nicholls , and Hector Perez-Saiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498314398

Keywords: Economic integration, Open economies, International trade agreements, Trade finance, Comparative advantage, AfCFTA, welfare, general equilibrium, trade barriers, welfare gain

In March 2018, representatives of member countries of the African Union signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. This agreement provides a framework for trade liberalization in goods and s...

Gulf Cooperation Council

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Source: Gulf Cooperation Council : Trade and Foreign Investment-Keys to Diversification and Growth in the GCC

Volume/Issue: 2018/058

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2018

ISBN: 9781498310307

Keywords: Economic integration, Investment policy, Economic growth, Global competitiveness, Comparative advantage, GCC country, non-oil, FDI, FDI inflow, GCC

"Diversification of the GCC economies, supported by greater openness to trade and higher foreign investment, can have a large impact on growth. Such measures can support higher, sustained, and more inclusive growth...

Gulf Cooperation Council
			: Trade and Foreign Investment-Keys to Diversification and Growth in the GCC

Gulf Cooperation Council : Trade and Foreign Investment-Keys to Diversification and Growth in the GCC »

Volume/Issue: 2018/058

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498310307.007

ISBN: 9781498310307

Keywords: Economic integration, Investment policy, Economic growth, Global competitiveness, Comparative advantage, GCC country, non-oil, FDI, FDI inflow, GCC

"Diversification of the GCC economies, supported by greater openness to trade and higher foreign investment, can have a large impact on growth. Such measures can support higher, sustained, and more inclusive growth...

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement: Welfare Gains Estimates from a General Equilibrium Model

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement: Welfare Gains Estimates from a General Equilibrium Model »

Volume/Issue: 2019/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lisandro Abrego , Maria Alejandra Amado , Tunc Gursoy , Garth Nicholls , and Hector Perez-Saiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498314398.001

ISBN: 9781498314398

Keywords: Economic integration, Open economies, International trade agreements, Trade finance, Comparative advantage, AfCFTA, welfare, general equilibrium, trade barriers, welfare gain

In March 2018, representatives of member countries of the African Union signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. This agreement provides a framework for trade liberalization in goods and s...

The Price of Capital Goods: A Driver of Investment Under Threat

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The Price of Capital Goods: A Driver of Investment Under Threat »

Volume/Issue: 2019/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Weicheng Lian , Natalija Novta , Evgenia Pugacheva , Yannick Timmer , and Petia Topalova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498317429.001

ISBN: 9781498317429

Keywords: Real interest rates, Producer prices, Economic integration, Capital goods, Low-income developing countries, Relative price of investment goods, trade integration, trade barriers, capital deepening, global value chain

Over the past three decades, the price of machinery and equipment fell dramatically relative to other prices in advanced and emerging market and developing economies. Using cross-country and sectoral data, we show...

The Structural Determinants of the Labor Share in Europe

The Structural Determinants of the Labor Share in Europe »

Volume/Issue: 2019/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dilyana Dimova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498302920.001

ISBN: 9781498302920

Keywords: National income, Labor market reforms, National income accounts, Economic integration, Labor market policy, labor share, technology, employment policies, globalization, employment protection

The labor share in Europe has been on a downward trend. This paper finds that the decline is concentrated in manufacture and among low- to mid-skilled workers. The shifting nature of employment away from full-time...

The Price of Capital Goods: A Driver of Investment Under Threat

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The Price of Capital Goods: A Driver of Investment Under Threat »

Source: The Price of Capital Goods: A Driver of Investment Under Threat

Volume/Issue: 2019/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Weicheng Lian , Natalija Novta , Evgenia Pugacheva , Yannick Timmer , and Petia Topalova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498317429

Keywords: Real interest rates, Producer prices, Economic integration, Capital goods, Low-income developing countries, Relative price of investment goods, trade integration, trade barriers, capital deepening, global value chain

Over the past three decades, the price of machinery and equipment fell dramatically relative to other prices in advanced and emerging market and developing economies. Using cross-country and sectoral data, we show...

The Structural Determinants of the Labor Share in Europe

The Structural Determinants of the Labor Share in Europe »

Source: The Structural Determinants of the Labor Share in Europe

Volume/Issue: 2019/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dilyana Dimova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302920

Keywords: National income, Labor market reforms, National income accounts, Economic integration, Labor market policy, labor share, technology, employment policies, globalization, employment protection

The labor share in Europe has been on a downward trend. This paper finds that the decline is concentrated in manufacture and among low- to mid-skilled workers. The shifting nature of employment away from full-time...