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Evolution of the Relative Price of Goods and Services in a Neoclassical Model of Capital Accumulation

Evolution of the Relative Price of Goods and Services in a Neoclassical Model of Capital Accumulation »

Source: Evolution of the Relative Price of Goods and Services in a Neoclassical Model of Capital Accumulation

Volume/Issue: 2004/207

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vladimir Klyuev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2004

ISBN: 9781451874686

Keywords: Balassa-Samuelson effect, two-sector growth model, capital mobility, capital intensity, services sector, General Aggregative Models: Neoclassical, Economic Growth of Open Economies, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models,

This paper provides an explanation for the secular increase in the price of services relative to that of manufactured goods that relies on capital accumulation rather than on an exogenous total factor productivity...

Why Do Some Countries Manage to Extract Growth from Foreign Aid?

Why Do Some Countries Manage to Extract Growth from Foreign Aid? »

Source: Why Do Some Countries Manage to Extract Growth from Foreign Aid?

Volume/Issue: 2005/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-François Ruhashyankiko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860726

Keywords: Growth, Informal Economy, ethnic fractionalization, diminishing returns, income per capita, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models,

Aid is primarily given to governments whereas the engine of sustained growth is the private sector. It is therefore illusory to investigate the impact of aid on growth without considering the impact of government i...

Increasing Productivity Growth in Middle Income Countries

Increasing Productivity Growth in Middle Income Countries »

Source: Increasing Productivity Growth in Middle Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2015/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aidar Abdychev , La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul , Andrew Jonelis , Lamin Leigh , Ashwin Moheeput , Friska Parulian , Ara Stepanyan , and Albert Touna Mama

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2015

ISBN: 9781484328439

Keywords: Growth, potential growth&;amp;#x2026;, environment, debt, productivity growth, economics, trade, Forecasting and Other Model Applications, Forecasting and Simulation, One

Many small middle-income countries (SMICs) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have experienced a moderation in growth in recent years. Although factor accumulation, most notably capital deepening, was crucial to the succe...

Growth and Crisis, Unavoidable Connection?

Growth and Crisis, Unavoidable Connection? »

Source: Growth and Crisis, Unavoidable Connection?

Volume/Issue: 2010/267

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roberto Piazza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

ISBN: 9781455210749

Keywords: growth rate, capital inflows, gdp growth, capital stock, economic growth, International Lending and Debt Problems, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models, Growth

In emerging economies periods of rapid growth and large capital inflows can be followed by sudden stops and financial crises. I show that, in the presence of financial markets imperfections, a simple modification o...

Economic Transformation, Population Growth, and the Long-Run World Income Distribution

Economic Transformation, Population Growth, and the Long-Run World Income Distribution »

Source: Economic Transformation, Population Growth, and the Long-Run World Income Distribution

Volume/Issue: 2006/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , and Michael Kremer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862812

Keywords: growth, economic development, world economy, population growth, world population, population growth rates, Economic Growth of Open Economies, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models

This paper considers the long-run evolution of the world economy in a model where countries' opportunities to develop depend on their trade with advanced economies. As developing countries become advanced, they fur...

Beyond Balanced Growth1

Beyond Balanced Growth1 »

Source: Beyond Balanced Growth

Volume/Issue: 2001/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sergio Rebelo , Piyabha Kongsamut , and Danyang Xie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2001

ISBN: 9781451850758

Keywords: growth, structural change, Kaldor facts, real interest rate, economic growth, growth rate, growth rates, labor income, One, Two

Balanced growth models are commonly used in macroeconomics because they are consistent with the well-known Kaldor facts regarding economic growth. These models, however, are inconsistent with one of the most striki...

Growth Slowdown in Bureaucratic Economic Systems

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Source: Growth Slowdown in Bureaucratic Economic Systems : An Issue Revisited

Volume/Issue: 2001/6

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ales Bulir , and Zuzana Brixiova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451842296

Keywords: Bureaucracy, planning, growth, growth rates, linear trend, statistics, economic growth, time series, One, Two

Bureaucratically organized systems tend to be less efficient than economies in which agents are free to choose their output targets, as well as the means to meet them. This paper presents a simple model of planner-...

The Macroeconomic Impact of HIV/AIDS in Botswana

The Macroeconomic Impact of HIV/AIDS in Botswana »

Source: The Macroeconomic Impact of HIV/AIDS in Botswana

Volume/Issue: 2001/80

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Silvia Sgherri , and Maitland MacFarlan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2001

ISBN: 9781451850307

Keywords: aids, informal sector, hiv/aids, hiv, health spending, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This paper provides an overview of the potential macroeconomic effects of HIV/AIDS in Botswana, focusing on the key channels through which the pandemic is likely to affect the economic outlook and on the uncertaint...

The Economics of Post Conflict Aid

The Economics of Post Conflict Aid »

Source: The Economics of Post Conflict Aid

Volume/Issue: 2002/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James McHugh , Theodora Kosma , and Dimitri Demekas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451860078

Keywords: reconstruction, humanitarian assistance, post conflict, humanitarian aid, post-conflict, development aid, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models,

Post conflict aid is different from conventional development aid and has different effects on the recipient economy. The paper builds a theoretical model tailored around the main stylized facts of post conflict aid...

The Macroeconomics of Medium-Term Aid Scaling-Up Scenarios

The Macroeconomics of Medium-Term Aid Scaling-Up Scenarios »

Source: The Macroeconomics of Medium-Term Aid Scaling-Up Scenarios

Volume/Issue: 2010/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rafael Portillo , Andrew Berg , Jan Gottschalk , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201433

Keywords: Real Exchange Rate, Transfer problem, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, private investment, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models,

We develop a model to analyze the macroeconomic effects of a scaling-up of aid and assess the implications of different policy responses. The model features key structural characteristics of low-income countries, i...