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An Empirical Reassessment of the Relationship Between Finance and Growth

An Empirical Reassessment of the Relationship Between Finance and Growth »

Source: An Empirical Reassessment of the Relationship Between Finance and Growth

Volume/Issue: 2003/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Favara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451854633

Keywords: Financial development, panel methods, equation, statistics, gdp per capita, correlation, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper reexamines the empirical relationship between financial development and economic growth. It presents evidence based on cross-section and panel data using an updated dataset, a variety of econometric meth...

What Matters for Financial Development and Stability?

What Matters for Financial Development and Stability? »

Source: What Matters for Financial Development and Stability?

Volume/Issue: 2015/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raja Almarzoqi , Sami Ben Naceur , and Akshay Kotak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513501178

Keywords: financial development, financial possibility frontier, variables, benchmarks, trade, economy, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

This study aims to identify policies that influence the development of financial institutions as measured across three dimensions: depth, efficiency, and stability. Applying the concept of the financial possibility...

Small African Stock Markets-The Case of the Lusaka Stock Exchange

Small African Stock Markets-The Case of the Lusaka Stock Exchange »

Source: Small African Stock Markets-The Case of the Lusaka Stock Exchange

Volume/Issue: 2003/6

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Heloisa Marone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451842319

Keywords: Financial Development, Stock Market, Small Economies, stock exchange, stock markets, capital markets, capital market, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

In trend with a global pattern and following recommendations of the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the number of stock markets in African countries has increased dramatically over the l...

Interest Rates, Credit Rationing, and Investment in Developing Countries

Interest Rates, Credit Rationing, and Investment in Developing Countries »

Source: Interest Rates, Credit Rationing, and Investment in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2003/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mwanza Nkusu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451848441

Keywords: institutions, bank loans, macroeconomic stability, inflation, bank credit, banking, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development,

This paper examines the impact of interest rates and inflation on bank loans and investment within a framework that mimics the financial sectors prevailing in most low-income developing countries. The paper emphasi...

Regional Integration of Stock Exchanges in Eastern and Southern Africa

Regional Integration of Stock Exchanges in Eastern and Southern Africa »

Source: Regional Integration of Stock Exchanges in Eastern and Southern Africa : Progress and Prospects

Volume/Issue: 2005/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacqueline Irving

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861419

Keywords: capital markets development, stock exchange, capital markets, stock exchanges, stock market, capital market, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper assesses whether regional cooperation and integration of stock exchanges in eastern and southern Africa could offer a way of overcoming impediments to the exchanges' development. The paper concludes that...

Making Monetary Policy More Effective: The Case of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Making Monetary Policy More Effective: The Case of the Democratic Republic of the Congo »

Source: Making Monetary Policy More Effective : The Case of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Volume/Issue: 2013/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Felix Fischer , Charlotte Lundgren , and Samir Jahjah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 2013

ISBN: 9781475516371

Keywords: exchange rate regime, dedollarization, financial deepening., central bank, monetary fund, reserve requirements, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

The paper looks at the challenges of conducting monetary policy in a context of high dollarization of the banking system and weak institutions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The empirical analysis confirm...

Domestic Debt Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa

Domestic Debt Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Domestic Debt Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2004/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jakob Christensen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451846584

Keywords: domestic debt markets, government debt, domestic borrowing, financial sector, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This study discusses the role of domestic debt markets in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) based on a new dataset covering 27 SSA countries during the 20-year period 1980-2000. The study finds that domestic debt markets in...

From the Editor: The Mystery of Growth

From the Editor: The Mystery of Growth »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2006

Volume/Issue: 43/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451922431

Keywords: international monetary fund, macroeconomic policies, current account, development bank, Asian Development Bank (adb), Capital Market, Development Economics, Economics. Research, Financial Liberalization, International Economic Integration

For policymakers around the world, finding ways to promote faster growth is a top priority. But what exactly do economists know and not know about growth? What direction should future research and policymaking take...

Letters: to the Editor

Letters: to the Editor »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2006

Volume/Issue: 43/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451922431

Keywords: international monetary fund, macroeconomic policies, current account, development bank, Asian Development Bank (adb), Capital Market, Development Economics, Economics. Research, Financial Liberalization, International Economic Integration

For policymakers around the world, finding ways to promote faster growth is a top priority. But what exactly do economists know and not know about growth? What direction should future research and policymaking take...

People: in Economics

People: in Economics »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2006

Volume/Issue: 43/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451922431

Keywords: international monetary fund, macroeconomic policies, current account, development bank, Asian Development Bank (adb), Capital Market, Development Economics, Economics. Research, Financial Liberalization, International Economic Integration

For policymakers around the world, finding ways to promote faster growth is a top priority. But what exactly do economists know and not know about growth? What direction should future research and policymaking take...