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Trade and Growth in the Presence of Distortions

Trade and Growth in the Presence of Distortions »

Source: Trade and Growth in the Presence of Distortions

Volume/Issue: 2005/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Tokarick , and James Cassing

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451860313

Keywords: distortions, growth rate, factor accumulation, national income, world prices, growth rates, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

Tariffs and other policy distortions typically lower real national income relative to what it otherwise would have been for any given rate of factor accumulation. Even while lowering real income, however, policy di...

Precautionary Savings in a Small Open Economy Revisited

Precautionary Savings in a Small Open Economy Revisited »

Source: Precautionary Savings in a Small Open Economy Revisited

Volume/Issue: 2011/253

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Agustin Roitman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463923358

Keywords: Saving, risk aversion, prudence, preferences, capital markets, international capital markets, world capital markets, International Finance: General, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

A common assumption in standard economic models is that agents are risk-averse and prudent, and it is often argued that prudence is necessary to generate precautionary savings. This paper shows that prudence is not...

Spillovers to and from the Nordic Economies: A Macroeconometric Model Based Analysis

Spillovers to and from the Nordic Economies: A Macroeconometric Model Based Analysis »

Source: Spillovers to and from the Nordic Economies : A Macroeconometric Model Based Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2013/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francis Vitek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 2013

ISBN: 9781475514667

Keywords: Spillover analysis, Trade linkages, Financial linkages, External risks, Policy coordination, bond, domestic demand, world economy, stock market, financial market

This paper analyzes the transmission of shocks and policies among and across the Nordic economies and the rest of the world. This spillover analysis is based on a pair of estimated structural macroeconometric model...

Output and Unemployment Dynamics during the Great Recession

Output and Unemployment Dynamics during the Great Recession »

Source: Output and Unemployment Dynamics during the Great Recession : A Panel Unobserved Components Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2010/185

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francis Vitek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

ISBN: 9781455202195

Keywords: Output dynamics, Unemployment dynamics, World economy, Great Recession, Panel unobserved components model, unemployment rate, unemployment, domestic demand, labor demand, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper analyzes the sources of output and unemployment dynamics in the world economy during the Great Recession. This analysis is based on a panel unobserved components model of the world economy, disaggregated...

Trade and Growth in the Presence of Distortions

Trade and Growth in the Presence of Distortions »

Volume/Issue: 2005/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Tokarick , and James Cassing

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860313.001

ISBN: 9781451860313

Keywords: distortions, growth rate, factor accumulation, national income, world prices, growth rates, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

Tariffs and other policy distortions typically lower real national income relative to what it otherwise would have been for any given rate of factor accumulation. Even while lowering real income, however, policy di...

The Domestic and Global Impact of Japan's Policies for Growth

The Domestic and Global Impact of Japan's Policies for Growth »

Source: The Domestic and Global Impact of Japan's Policies for Growth

Volume/Issue: 2005/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicoletta Batini , Alessandro Rebucci , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451862287

Keywords: Global External Imbalance, Productivity Growth, Macroeconomic Models, current account, world economy, government debt, current account surplus, intermediate goods, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation,

Japan is facing a sizable fiscal imbalance against a backdrop of weak trend growth and growing external imbalances in the world economy. This paper examines the possible impact of fiscal adjustment and productivity...

Why White, Not Keynes? Inventing the Post-War International Monetary System

Why White, Not Keynes? Inventing the Post-War International Monetary System »

Source: Why White, Not Keynes? Inventing the Post-War International Monetary System

Volume/Issue: 2002/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451847260

Keywords: world trade, monetary fund, monetary policy, international monetary system, monetary system, History of Thought: Macroeconomics, History of Thought: Individuals, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Harry Dexter White

The international monetary system is largely the product of negotiations during World War II between U.S. and U.K. officials, led respectively by Harry Dexter White and John Maynard Keynes. The design of the system...

Export Tax and Pricing Power

Export Tax and Pricing Power »

Source: Export Tax and Pricing Power : Two Hypotheses on the Cocoa Market in Côte d'Ivoire

Volume/Issue: 2010/269

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

ISBN: 9781455210763

Keywords: Low-income countries, imperfect competition, C&;amp;#x00F4;te d&;amp;#x2019;Ivoire, export tax, exporters, export taxes, perfect competition, world price, International Factor Movements and International Business: General, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The paper models export taxation of a primary commodity in a large country under two hypotheses about the structure of its export market. The first is perfect competition among exporters, where there is an indefini...

Precautionary Savings in a Small Open Economy Revisited

Precautionary Savings in a Small Open Economy Revisited »

Volume/Issue: 2011/253

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Agustin Roitman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463923358.001

ISBN: 9781463923358

Keywords: Saving, risk aversion, prudence, preferences, capital markets, international capital markets, world capital markets, International Finance: General, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

A common assumption in standard economic models is that agents are risk-averse and prudent, and it is often argued that prudence is necessary to generate precautionary savings. This paper shows that prudence is not...

Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting in the World Economy

Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting in the World Economy »

Source: Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting in the World Economy : A Panel Unobserved Components Approach

Volume/Issue: 2009/238

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francis Vitek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873856

Keywords: Monetary policy analysis, world economy, panel unobserved components model, Bayesian conditioning on judgment, monetary conditions, nominal interest rate, price inflation, Bayesian Analysis, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Model Construction and Estimation

This paper develops a panel unobserved components model of the monetary transmission mechanism in the world economy, disaggregated into its fifteen largest national economies. This structural macroeconometric model...