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J-Curve of Productivity and Growth
			: Indian Manufacturing Post-Liberalization

J-Curve of Productivity and Growth : Indian Manufacturing Post-Liberalization »

Volume/Issue: 2011/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Virmani , and Danish Hashim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455298730.001

ISBN: 9781455298730

Keywords: Indian manufacturing, productivity &;amp;#x0026; output growth, J-curve hypothesis, productivity growth, output growth, manufacturing sector, import liberalization, manufacturing industries, One, Two

Most estimates of Indian manufacturing productivity find a slowdown in the 1990s. This has puzzled analysts, given that 1990s reforms were deeper and wider than the 1980s reforms that raised the growth rate of the...

Investing Volatile Oil Revenues in Capital-Scarce Economies
			: An Application to Angola

Investing Volatile Oil Revenues in Capital-Scarce Economies : An Application to Angola »

Volume/Issue: 2013/147

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christine Richmond , Irene Yackovlev , and Susan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484393000.001

ISBN: 9781484393000

Keywords: natural, resource, resource-rich, DSGE models, oil, budget constraint, government budget constraint, capital investment, Exhaustible Resources and Economic Development, Economic Growth of Open Economies

Natural resource revenues are an increasingly important financing source for public investment in many developing economies. Investing volatile resource revenues, however, may subject an economy to macroeconomic in...

The Macroeconomic Effects of Natural Resource Extraction
			: Applications to Papua New Guinea

The Macroeconomic Effects of Natural Resource Extraction : Applications to Papua New Guinea »

Volume/Issue: 2013/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Suman Basu , Jan Gottschalk , Werner Schule , Nikhil Vellodi , and Susan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484321379.001

ISBN: 9781484321379

Keywords: natural resource, resource-rich developing countries, DSGE models, monetary policy, central bank, inflation, foreign exchange, money supply, Exhaustible Resources and Economic Development, Economic Growth of Open Economies

To investigate the effects on Papua New Guinea’s economy of substantial liquified natural gas revenues arriving in 2015, we employ a model to examine the macroeconomic effects of a scalingup of natural resou...

Modeling the Macroeconomic Impact of HIV/AIDS

Modeling the Macroeconomic Impact of HIV/AIDS »

Volume/Issue: 2002/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Markus Haacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859928.001

ISBN: 9781451859928

Keywords: Capital Mobility, Dual Economy, HIV/AIDS, hiv, aids, population growth, population growth rate, Health: General, Publicly Provided Goods: General, One

The paper addresses the impact of HIV/AIDS on per capita output and income, with particular emphasis on the role of labor mobility between the formal and informal sectors, and the impact of the epidemic on investme...

World Trade in Services
			: Evidence from A New Dataset

World Trade in Services : Evidence from A New Dataset »

Volume/Issue: 2017/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Prakash Loungani , Saurabh Mishra , Chris Papageorgiou , and Ke Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475589887.001

ISBN: 9781475589887

Keywords: Economic growth, Globalization, Trade in services, sector-level data, technology, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Economic Growth of Open Economies, General, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, One

Using a newly constructed dataset on trade in services for 192 countries from 1970 to 2014, this paper shows that services currently constitute one-fourth of world trade and an increasingly important component of g...

Emerging Asia's Impact on Australian Growth
			: Some Insights From GEM

Emerging Asia's Impact on Australian Growth : Some Insights From GEM »

Volume/Issue: 2010/262

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benjamin Hunt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455210695.001

ISBN: 9781455210695

Keywords: Emerging Asia, Productivity Growth, Rebalancing, exchange rates, exchange rate, real exchange rates, tradable goods, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation, One

Over the last decade, GDP growth in emerging Asia was roughly twice as fast as average world growth. The IMF's Global Economy Model (GEM) is used to estimate the impact that emerging Asia's growth differential has...

A Tale of Two Sectors
			: Why is Misallocation Higher in Services than in Manufacturing?

A Tale of Two Sectors : Why is Misallocation Higher in Services than in Manufacturing? »

Volume/Issue: 2016/220

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Dias , Christine Richmond , and Carlos Robalo Marques

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475553796.001

ISBN: 9781475553796

Keywords: Econometric models, Labor markets, Manufacturing sector, Portugal, Portugal, Productivity, Developed countries, Capital, Services, Total factor productivity

Recent empirical studies document that the level of resource misallocation in the service sector is significantly higher than in the manufacturing sector. We quantify the importance of this difference and study its...

Transitional Growth with Increasing Inequality and Financial Deepening

Transitional Growth with Increasing Inequality and Financial Deepening »

Volume/Issue: 2001/108

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenichi Ueda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853100.001

ISBN: 9781451853100

Keywords: Transitional growth, inequality, financial deepening, transaction costs, equation, financial system, confidence interval, financial sector, survey, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation

We study models that display growth with financial deepening and increasing inequality along the way to perpetual steady state growth. A benchmark model is essentially a complete markets model but with transaction...

Escaping the Curse of Oil? The Case of Gabon

Escaping the Curse of Oil? The Case of Gabon »

Volume/Issue: 2002/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ludvig Söderling

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851663.001

ISBN: 9781451851663

Keywords: growth, diversification, income stabilization fund, private capital, public investment, private investment, capital stock, private capital flows, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economywide Country Studies: Africa

This paper studies the prospects for sustainable growth and economic development in Gabon, in the face of a severe decline in its main source of income and growth, i.e. oil. A simple Computable General Equilibrium...

Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa

Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2001/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gary Moser , and Toshihiro Ichida

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853605.001

ISBN: 9781451853605

Keywords: Growth, Human Development, primary school, primary school enrollment, school enrollment, life expectancy, mortality rates, Health Production, Analysis of Education, General Welfare

This study confirms a strong and robust relationship between economic growth and poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa. Employing a panel of 46 countries covering the period 1972-97, the analysis finds that a 10...