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Globalization and Growth in the Twentieth Century

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Source: Globalization and Growth in the Twentieth Century

Volume/Issue: 2000/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): N. Crafts

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451846409

Keywords: Growth, convergence, tfp, growth rates, real gdp, growth accounting

This paper reviews the experience of economic growth during the twentieth century with a view to highlighting implications for both growth economists and policy-makers. The unprecedented divergence in income levels...

How Far Is Eastern Europe from Brussels?

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Source: How Far Is Eastern Europe from Brussels?

Volume/Issue: 1998/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Carlos Végh Gramont , and Stanley Fischer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1998

ISBN: 9781451847352

Keywords: transition, convergence, per capita income, transition economies, growth rate, growth rates, gdp per capita

The current destination of Central and Eastern European countries—explicitly for some, implicitly for all—is Brussels. The concept of the distance from Brussels is multi-dimensional. One simple measur...

Anatomy of Regional Disparities in the Slovak Republic

Anatomy of Regional Disparities in the Slovak Republic »

Source: Anatomy of Regional Disparities in the Slovak Republic

Volume/Issue: 2009/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mariusz Jarmuzek , and Biswajit Banerjee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451872927

Keywords: Regional disparities, &;amp;#x03B2;-convergence, &;amp;#x03C3;-convergence, growth accounting, gdp per capita, tfp, labor utilization, gdp growth,

This paper examines economic growth and various dimensions of regional disparities in Slovakia. We find that regional disparities in the levels of GDP per capita, labor productivity, and labor utilization have wide...

Growth Convergence and Spillovers among Indian States

Growth Convergence and Spillovers among Indian States »

Source: Growth Convergence and Spillovers among Indian States : What Matters? What Does Not?

Volume/Issue: 2010/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Piyaporn Sodsriwiboon , and Sanjay Kalra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781451982732

Keywords: Indian states, convergence, growth theory, non-stationary panels, statistic, statistics, per capita income, growth rate, economic growth,

Convergence and spillovers across countries and within countries are old, but recurrent policy concerns, and India is no exception to this rule. This paper examines convergence and spillovers across Indian states u...

Do the Gulf Oil-Producing Countries Influence Regional Growth? The Impact of Financial and Remittance Flows

Do the Gulf Oil-Producing Countries Influence Regional Growth? The Impact of Financial and Remittance Flows »

Source: Do the Gulf Oil-Producing Countries Influence Regional Growth? The Impact of Financial and Remittance Flows

Volume/Issue: 2008/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nadeem Ilahi , and Riham Shendy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870251

Keywords: Business cycle, growth linkages, North, South, GCC, regional linkage, decoupling, divergence, convergence, remittance

This paper tests the association between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries' financial and remittance outflows and regional growth in the Middle East. The findings, based on 35-year panel data, indicate t...

Regional Convergence in Latin America

Regional Convergence in Latin America »

Source: Regional Convergence in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2006/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bennett Sutton , Genevieve Lindow , Maria Isabel Serra , Gustavo Ramirez , and Maria Fernanda Pazmino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863857

Keywords: growth, convergence, regional disparities, standard deviation, trade liberalization, conditional convergence, equation, correlation, Economywide Country Studies: Oceania, Regional Economic Activity: Growth

This paper presents empirical evidence on convergence of per capita output for regions within six large middle-income Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru. It explores the...

Centripetal forces in China's Economic Take-Off

Centripetal forces in China's Economic Take-Off »

Source: Centripetal forces in China's Economic Take-Off

Volume/Issue: 2000/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anuradha Dayal-Gulati , and Aasim Husain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2000

ISBN: 9781451850871

Keywords: Convergence, integration, growth, inequality, fdi, per capita incomes, per capita income, foreign direct investment

This paper uses provincial time series data from China to empirically investigate two propositions relating to economic development: (i) that economic takeoff is associated with technological transfer through forei...

Dynamic Factor Price Equalization & International Income Convergence

Dynamic Factor Price Equalization & International Income Convergence »

Source: Dynamic Factor Price Equalization & International Income Convergence

Volume/Issue: 2008/267

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Clinton Shiells , and Joseph Francois

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451871258

Keywords: Neoclassical Models of Trade, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Cross Country Output Convergence, capital stock, factor price, intermediate goods, factor price equalization, Cross-Country Output Convergence,

The paper develops a tractable way to incorporate the micro structure of dual models of international trade into a standard class of dynamic open-economy macro models. In the process, it develops the concept of a d...

Changing Nature of North-South Linkages

Changing Nature of North-South Linkages »

Source: Changing Nature of North-South Linkages : Stylized Facts and Explanations

Volume/Issue: 2007/280

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cigdem Akin , and Ayhan Kose

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451868432

Keywords: growth linkages, north, south, decoupling, divergence, convergence, globalization period, trade intensity, industry trade, trade flows,

This paper examines the changing nature of growth spillovers between developed economies, the North, and developing countries, the South, driven by the process of globalization?the phenomenon of rising internationa...

Productivity Growth and Structural Reform in Bulgaria

Productivity Growth and Structural Reform in Bulgaria »

Source: Productivity Growth and Structural Reform in Bulgaria : Restarting the Convergence Engine

Volume/Issue: 2012/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cyril Pouvelle , and Pritha Mitra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503678

Keywords: Cross-Country Convergence, labor productivity, job creation, labor market, Productivity Growth and Structural Reform in Bulgaria: Restarting the Convergence Engine, Economywide Country Studies: Europe,

Labor productivity levels in Bulgaria lag well behind that in the EU, weighing on the convergence process. Stronger productivity growth would allow Bulgaria to close the income gap with the EU average more quickly...