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Straight Talk: The Rise of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Straight Talk: The Rise of Sovereign Wealth Funds »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2007

Volume/Issue: 44/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451953862

Keywords: urbanization, urban poverty, press, slums, Asia Regional Trade, Banks And Banking. Investments, Capital Investments, Capital Market, Consumer Expenditure, Consumption (economics)

The September 2007 issue of F&D looks at the growth of cities and the trend toward urbanization. Within the next year, for the first time in history, more than 50 percent of the world's population will be living in...

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Source: Finance & Development, September 2007

Volume/Issue: 44/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451953862

Keywords: urbanization, urban poverty, press, slums, Asia Regional Trade, Banks And Banking. Investments, Capital Investments, Capital Market, Consumer Expenditure, Consumption (economics)

The September 2007 issue of F&D looks at the growth of cities and the trend toward urbanization. Within the next year, for the first time in history, more than 50 percent of the world's population will be living in...

Public Investment in a Developing Country Facing Resource Depletion

Public Investment in a Developing Country Facing Resource Depletion »

Source: Public Investment in a Developing Country Facing Resource Depletion

Volume/Issue: 2015/236

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adrian Alter , Matteo Ghilardi , and Dalia Hakura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513530253

Keywords: Public Capital, Investment Efficiency, Project Selection, investment, public investment, debt, revenues, revenue, International Lending and Debt Problems, Exhaustible Resources and Economic Development

This paper analyzes the tradeoffs between savings, debt and public investment in the Republic of Congo, a developing country with looming oil exhaustibility concerns. Our results highlight the risks to fiscal and c...

What's Driving Private Investment in Malaysia? Aggregate Trends and Firm-Level Evidence

What's Driving Private Investment in Malaysia? Aggregate Trends and Firm-Level Evidence »

Source: What's Driving Private Investment in Malaysia? Aggregate Trends and Firm-Level Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2006/190

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olaf Unteroberdoerster , and Roberto Guimarães

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451864502

Keywords: long- and short-run dynamics, Tobin&;amp;#x2019;s Q, panel data analysis, capital formation, fixed capital, cost of capital, investment behavior, Firm Behavior,

Private sector investment has been a key source of growth in Malaysia over the last three decades, but after an unprecedented decline in the wake of the Asian crisis it has remained sluggish in recent years. Using...

Impacts of Labor Market Institutions and Demographic Factors on Labor Markets in Latin America

Impacts of Labor Market Institutions and Demographic Factors on Labor Markets in Latin America »

Source: Technological Changes, Offshoring, and the Labor Share

Volume/Issue: 2019/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Weicheng Lian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498316811

Keywords: National accounts, Total factor productivity, Capital stocks, Financial crises, Labor markets, Labor Share, Offshoring, Technological Changes, and Relative Cost of Capital, investment good

Existing studies on the downward trend in the labor share of income mostly focus on changes within individual countries. I document, however, that half of the global decline in the labor share of income can be trac...

New Insights into ECCU's Tourism Sector Competitiveness

New Insights into ECCU's Tourism Sector Competitiveness »

Source: Technological Changes, Offshoring, and the Labor Share

Volume/Issue: 2019/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Weicheng Lian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498316811

Keywords: National accounts, Total factor productivity, Capital stocks, Financial crises, Labor markets, Labor Share, Offshoring, Technological Changes, and Relative Cost of Capital, investment good

Existing studies on the downward trend in the labor share of income mostly focus on changes within individual countries. I document, however, that half of the global decline in the labor share of income can be trac...

Technological Changes, Offshoring, and the Labor Share

Technological Changes, Offshoring, and the Labor Share »

Source: Technological Changes, Offshoring, and the Labor Share

Volume/Issue: 2019/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Weicheng Lian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498316811

Keywords: National accounts, Total factor productivity, Capital stocks, Financial crises, Labor markets, Labor Share, Offshoring, Technological Changes, and Relative Cost of Capital, investment good

Existing studies on the downward trend in the labor share of income mostly focus on changes within individual countries. I document, however, that half of the global decline in the labor share of income can be trac...

Crowding-Out or Crowding-In? Public and Private Investment in India1

Crowding-Out or Crowding-In? Public and Private Investment in India1 »

Source: Crowding-Out or Crowding-In? Public and Private Investment in India

Volume/Issue: 2015/264

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Girish Bahal , Mehdi Raissi , and Volodymyr Tulin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513541655

Keywords: Public investment, Private investment, Crowding in, Crowding out, Permanent shocks, Structural identification, Vector error correction models, investment, capital, investment activity

This paper contributes to the debate on the relationship between public-capital accumulation and private investment in India along the following dimensions. First, acknowledging major structural changes that the In...

Risky Bank Lending and Optimal Capital Adequacy Regulation

Risky Bank Lending and Optimal Capital Adequacy Regulation »

Source: Risky Bank Lending and Optimal Capital Adequacy Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2011/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jaromir Benes , and Michael Kumhof

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455259359

Keywords: Bank lending, lending risk, financial accelerator, optimal monetary policy, optimal prudential policy, bank capital adequacy, welfare analysis, capital adequacy, capital investment, interest

We study the welfare properties of a New Keynesian monetary economy with an essential role for risky bank lending. Banks lend funds deposited by households to a financial accelerator sector, and face penalties for...

Resource Windfalls, Optimal Public Investment and Redistribution

Resource Windfalls, Optimal Public Investment and Redistribution »

Source: Resource Windfalls, Optimal Public Investment and Redistribution : The Role of Total Factor Productivity and Administrative Capacity

Volume/Issue: 2012/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alan Gelb , Arnaud Dupuy , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505504

Keywords: Resource Windfall, Administrative Capacity, capital investment, investment management, investor protection, public investment programs, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper studies the optimal public investment decisions in countries experiencing a resource windfall. To do so, we use an augmented version of the Permanent Income framework with public investment faced with ad...