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Why Do Some Countries Manage to Extract Growth from Foreign Aid?

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Source: Why Do Some Countries Manage to Extract Growth from Foreign Aid?

Volume/Issue: 2005/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-François Ruhashyankiko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860726

Keywords: Growth, Informal Economy, ethnic fractionalization, diminishing returns, income per capita, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models,

Aid is primarily given to governments whereas the engine of sustained growth is the private sector. It is therefore illusory to investigate the impact of aid on growth without considering the impact of government i...

The Economics of Post Conflict Aid

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Source: The Economics of Post Conflict Aid

Volume/Issue: 2002/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James McHugh , Theodora Kosma , and Dimitri Demekas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451860078

Keywords: reconstruction, humanitarian assistance, post conflict, humanitarian aid, post-conflict, development aid, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models,

Post conflict aid is different from conventional development aid and has different effects on the recipient economy. The paper builds a theoretical model tailored around the main stylized facts of post conflict aid...

The Macroeconomic Impact of HIV/AIDS in Botswana

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Source: The Macroeconomic Impact of HIV/AIDS in Botswana

Volume/Issue: 2001/80

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Silvia Sgherri , and Maitland MacFarlan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2001

ISBN: 9781451850307

Keywords: aids, informal sector, hiv/aids, hiv, health spending, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This paper provides an overview of the potential macroeconomic effects of HIV/AIDS in Botswana, focusing on the key channels through which the pandemic is likely to affect the economic outlook and on the uncertaint...

The Macroeconomics of Medium-Term Aid Scaling-Up Scenarios

The Macroeconomics of Medium-Term Aid Scaling-Up Scenarios »

Source: The Macroeconomics of Medium-Term Aid Scaling-Up Scenarios

Volume/Issue: 2010/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rafael Portillo , Andrew Berg , Jan Gottschalk , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201433

Keywords: Real Exchange Rate, Transfer problem, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, private investment, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models,

We develop a model to analyze the macroeconomic effects of a scaling-up of aid and assess the implications of different policy responses. The model features key structural characteristics of low-income countries, i...

Short- and Long-Term Poverty and Social Policy in a 'Snakes and Ladders' Model of Growth

Short- and Long-Term Poverty and Social Policy in a 'Snakes and Ladders' Model of Growth »

Source: Short- and Long-Term Poverty and Social Policy in a 'Snakes and Ladders' Model of Growth

Volume/Issue: 2001/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alfredo Cuevas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451858570

Keywords: social insurance, income distribution, social safety nets, social safety net, Welfare and Poverty: General, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models,

Throughout the world, the great popularity of programs to protect those who may fall into poverty stands in contrast with the weakness of policies aimed at helping individuals who are already poor to overcome long-...

Why Do Some Countries Manage to Extract Growth from Foreign Aid?

Why Do Some Countries Manage to Extract Growth from Foreign Aid? »

Volume/Issue: 2005/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-François Ruhashyankiko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860726.001

ISBN: 9781451860726

Keywords: Growth, Informal Economy, ethnic fractionalization, diminishing returns, income per capita, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models,

Aid is primarily given to governments whereas the engine of sustained growth is the private sector. It is therefore illusory to investigate the impact of aid on growth without considering the impact of government i...

Increasing Productivity Growth in Middle Income Countries

Increasing Productivity Growth in Middle Income Countries »

Source: Increasing Productivity Growth in Middle Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2015/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aidar Abdychev , La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul , Andrew Jonelis , Lamin Leigh , Ashwin Moheeput , Friska Parulian , Ara Stepanyan , and Albert Touna Mama

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2015

ISBN: 9781484328439

Keywords: Growth, potential growth&;amp;#x2026;, environment, debt, productivity growth, economics, trade, Forecasting and Other Model Applications, Forecasting and Simulation, One

Many small middle-income countries (SMICs) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have experienced a moderation in growth in recent years. Although factor accumulation, most notably capital deepening, was crucial to the succe...

Evolution of the Relative Price of Goods and Services in a Neoclassical Model of Capital Accumulation

Evolution of the Relative Price of Goods and Services in a Neoclassical Model of Capital Accumulation »

Source: Evolution of the Relative Price of Goods and Services in a Neoclassical Model of Capital Accumulation

Volume/Issue: 2004/207

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vladimir Klyuev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2004

ISBN: 9781451874686

Keywords: Balassa-Samuelson effect, two-sector growth model, capital mobility, capital intensity, services sector, General Aggregative Models: Neoclassical, Economic Growth of Open Economies, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models,

This paper provides an explanation for the secular increase in the price of services relative to that of manufactured goods that relies on capital accumulation rather than on an exogenous total factor productivity...

Economic Transformation, Population Growth, and the Long-Run World Income Distribution

Economic Transformation, Population Growth, and the Long-Run World Income Distribution »

Source: Economic Transformation, Population Growth, and the Long-Run World Income Distribution

Volume/Issue: 2006/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , and Michael Kremer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862812

Keywords: growth, economic development, world economy, population growth, world population, population growth rates, Economic Growth of Open Economies, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models

This paper considers the long-run evolution of the world economy in a model where countries' opportunities to develop depend on their trade with advanced economies. As developing countries become advanced, they fur...

Beyond Balanced Growth1

Beyond Balanced Growth1 »

Source: Beyond Balanced Growth

Volume/Issue: 2001/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sergio Rebelo , Piyabha Kongsamut , and Danyang Xie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2001

ISBN: 9781451850758

Keywords: growth, structural change, Kaldor facts, real interest rate, economic growth, growth rate, growth rates, labor income, One, Two

Balanced growth models are commonly used in macroeconomics because they are consistent with the well-known Kaldor facts regarding economic growth. These models, however, are inconsistent with one of the most striki...