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Analysis of the Yield on Foreign Exchange Bearer Certificates: Rationality and Financial Behavior in Pakistan

Analysis of the Yield on Foreign Exchange Bearer Certificates: Rationality and Financial Behavior in Pakistan »

Source: Analysis of the Yield on Foreign Exchange Bearer Certificates: Rationality and Financial Behavior in Pakistan

Volume/Issue: 1994/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Karim Abdel-Motaal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1994

ISBN: 9781616352455

Keywords: Interest rates, Economic models

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, incl...

Measuring the Potential Output of South Africa

Measuring the Potential Output of South Africa »

Source: Measuring the Potential Output of South Africa

Volume: 11

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Nir Klein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2011

ISBN: 9781475510140

Keywords: Production growth, Productivity, Economic models, Economic growth

This paper provides an assessment of the South African potential output for the period 1985-2010 by applying both structural and nonstructural estimation techniques. The analysis suggests that, while potential out...

Analysis of the Yield on Foreign Exchange Bearer Certificates: Rationality and Financial Behavior in Pakistan

Analysis of the Yield on Foreign Exchange Bearer Certificates: Rationality and Financial Behavior in Pakistan »

Volume/Issue: 1994/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Karim Abdel-Motaal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352455.001

ISBN: 9781616352455

Keywords: Interest rates, Economic models

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, incl...

1. Introduction

1. Introduction »

Source: Measuring the Potential Output of South Africa

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Nir Klein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2011

ISBN: 9781475510140

Keywords: Production growth, Productivity, Economic models, Economic growth

This paper provides an assessment of the South African potential output for the period 1985–2010 by applying both structural and nonstructural estimation techniques. The analysis suggests that,...

2. Review of Estimation Methods

2. Review of Estimation Methods »

Source: Measuring the Potential Output of South Africa

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Nir Klein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2011

ISBN: 9781475510140

Keywords: Production growth, Productivity, Economic models, Economic growth

Because estimates of potential output are subjected to considerable uncertainty, we use several alternative estimation techniques. The different approaches can be classified into some of the de-trending stat...

3. Estimation Results

3. Estimation Results »

Source: Measuring the Potential Output of South Africa

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Nir Klein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2011

ISBN: 9781475510140

Keywords: Production growth, Productivity, Economic models, Economic growth

Table 1 presents the estimation results by each methodology divided into several subsamples to identify whether there was a significant shift in potential output growth over the sample’s period....

4. Potential Growth and Output Gap in the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis: An International Perspective

4. Potential Growth and Output Gap in the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis: An International Perspective »

Source: Measuring the Potential Output of South Africa

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Nir Klein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2011

ISBN: 9781475510140

Keywords: Production growth, Productivity, Economic models, Economic growth

The sharp deceleration in the potential output growth is well reflected in the developments in labor and capital inputs. As shown in Figures 11 and 12, South Africa is among the few countries that experience...

GEM
			: A New International Macroeconomic Model

GEM : A New International Macroeconomic Model »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , Hamid Faruqee , Douglas Laxton , Philippe Karam , Alessandro Rebucci , Jaewoo Lee , Benjamin Hunt , and Ivan Tchakarov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063754.084

ISBN: 9781589063754

Keywords: Economic models, inflation, monetary policy, aggregate demand, monetary fund, oil prices

Over the past two years, the IMF staff has been developing a new multicountry macroeconomic model called the Global Economy Model (GEM). This paper explains why such a model is needed, how GEM differs from its pred...

South Africa: Macro Policy Mix and Its Effects on Growth and the Real Exchange Rate–Empirical Evidence and GIMF Simulations

South Africa: Macro Policy Mix and Its Effects on Growth and the Real Exchange Rate–Empirical Evidence and GIMF Simulations »

Source: South Africa: Macro Policy Mix and Its Effects on Growth and the Real Exchange Rate--Empirical Evidence and GIMF Simulations

Volume: 11

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jorge Canales Kriljenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2011

ISBN: 9781475510157

Keywords: Economic models, Economic growth, Real effective exchange rates, Reserves accumulation

This paper examines whether a mix of tighter fiscal policy, looser monetary policy, and greater reserve build-up would increase growth and depreciate the rand in real terms. The experience of South Africa over the...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Measuring the Potential Output of South Africa

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Nir Klein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2011

ISBN: 9781475510140

Keywords: Production growth, Productivity, Economic models, Economic growth

This paper provides an assessment of the South African potential output for the period 1985-2010 by applying both structural and nonstructural estimation techniques. The analysis suggests that, while potential out...