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Limits of Conditionality in Poverty Reduction Programs

Limits of Conditionality in Poverty Reduction Programs »

Source: Limits of Conditionality in Poverty Reduction Programs

Volume/Issue: 2002/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , and Tito Cordella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451853872

Keywords: Asymmetric Information, social spending, poverty alleviation, Information And Uncertainty, Welfare And Poverty,

When donors and recipients have different preferences over budgetary allocations, conditionality helps the implementation of donor-financed poverty reduction programs. However, if donors cannot perfectly monitor al...

Implications of More Precise Information for Technological Development and Welfare

Implications of More Precise Information for Technological Development and Welfare »

Source: Implications of More Precise Information for Technological Development and Welfare

Volume/Issue: 2007/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernhard Eckwert , and Burkhard Drees

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866599

Keywords: information, technological development, growth, risk sharing, information system, information systems, Exchange and Production Economies, Information And Uncertainty,

This paper analyzes the dynamic interactions between the precision of information, technological development, and welfare within an overlapping generations model. More precise information about idiosyncratic produc...

Why is Micro Evidenceon the Effects of Uncertainty Not Replicated in Macro Data?

Why is Micro Evidenceon the Effects of Uncertainty Not Replicated in Macro Data? »

Source: Why is Micro Evidenceon the Effects of Uncertainty Not Replicated in Macro Data?

Volume/Issue: 2005/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Domenico Lombardi , and Stephen Bond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451861778

Keywords: Aggregation, Uncertainty, equation, capital stock, equations, correlation, linear trend, Intertemporal Firm Choice and Growth, Investment, or Financing

This study investigates the relationship between uncertainty and investment using U.K. data at different levels of aggregation. Motivated by a comparative econometric analysis using a firm-level panel and aggregate...

Welfare Effects of Transparency in Foreign Exchange Markets

Welfare Effects of Transparency in Foreign Exchange Markets »

Source: Welfare Effects of Transparency in Foreign Exchange Markets : The Role of Hedging Opportunities

Volume/Issue: 2002/219

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Burkhard Drees , and Bernhard Eckwert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875188

Keywords: information, foreign exchange, foreign exchange market, exchange rate, currency risk, futures market, Exchange and Production Economies, Information And Uncertainty,

This paper studies the impact of enhanced transparency on risk sharing opportunities in the foreign exchange market and the associated implications for ex ante welfare. Transparency is measured in this model by the...

Limits of Conditionality in Poverty Reduction Programs

Limits of Conditionality in Poverty Reduction Programs »

Volume/Issue: 2002/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , and Tito Cordella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853872.001

ISBN: 9781451853872

Keywords: Asymmetric Information, social spending, poverty alleviation, Information And Uncertainty, Welfare And Poverty,

When donors and recipients have different preferences over budgetary allocations, conditionality helps the implementation of donor-financed poverty reduction programs. However, if donors cannot perfectly monitor al...

To Buy or Not to Buy? Uncertainty, Irreversibility and Heterogeneous Investment Dynamics in Italian Company Data

To Buy or Not to Buy? Uncertainty, Irreversibility and Heterogeneous Investment Dynamics in Italian Company Data »

Source: To Buy or Not to Buy? Uncertainty, Irreversibility and Heterogeneous Investment Dynamics in Italian Company Data

Volume/Issue: 2004/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Domenico Lombardi , and Stephen Bond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451948011

Keywords: Real Options, Panel Data, capital stock, survey, equations, measure of uncertainty, cost of capital, Intertemporal Firm Choice and Growth, Investment, or Financing

This study tests for the presence of real options effects induced by uncertainty and (partial) irreversibility on fixed capital investment using Italian company data. The approach recognizes that firm-level investm...

Institutional Quality, Knightian Uncertainty, and Insurability

Institutional Quality, Knightian Uncertainty, and Insurability »

Source: Institutional Quality, Knightian Uncertainty, and Insurability : A Cross-Country Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2006/179

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): S. Erbas , and Chera Sayers

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451864397

Keywords: Institutional Quality, Knightian Uncertainty, Insurability, non-life insurance, life insurance, insurance markets, insurance coverage, Comparative Studies of Countries, Information And Uncertainty,

Knightian uncertainty (ambiguity) implies presence of uninsurable risks. Institutional quality may be a good indicator of Knightian uncertainty. This paper correlates non-life insurance penetration in 70 countries...

Implications of More Precise Information for Technological Development and Welfare

Implications of More Precise Information for Technological Development and Welfare »

Volume/Issue: 2007/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernhard Eckwert , and Burkhard Drees

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866599.001

ISBN: 9781451866599

Keywords: information, technological development, growth, risk sharing, information system, information systems, Exchange and Production Economies, Information And Uncertainty,

This paper analyzes the dynamic interactions between the precision of information, technological development, and welfare within an overlapping generations model. More precise information about idiosyncratic produc...

Why is Micro Evidenceon the Effects of Uncertainty Not Replicated in Macro Data?

Why is Micro Evidenceon the Effects of Uncertainty Not Replicated in Macro Data? »

Volume/Issue: 2005/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Domenico Lombardi , and Stephen Bond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861778.001

ISBN: 9781451861778

Keywords: Aggregation, Uncertainty, equation, capital stock, equations, correlation, linear trend, Intertemporal Firm Choice and Growth, Investment, or Financing

This study investigates the relationship between uncertainty and investment using U.K. data at different levels of aggregation. Motivated by a comparative econometric analysis using a firm-level panel and aggregate...

Welfare Effects of Transparency in Foreign Exchange Markets
			: The Role of Hedging Opportunities

Welfare Effects of Transparency in Foreign Exchange Markets : The Role of Hedging Opportunities »

Volume/Issue: 2002/219

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Burkhard Drees , and Bernhard Eckwert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875188.001

ISBN: 9781451875188

Keywords: information, foreign exchange, foreign exchange market, exchange rate, currency risk, futures market, Exchange and Production Economies, Information And Uncertainty,

This paper studies the impact of enhanced transparency on risk sharing opportunities in the foreign exchange market and the associated implications for ex ante welfare. Transparency is measured in this model by the...