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The Impact of Trade Liberalization on the Trade Balance in Developing Countries

The Impact of Trade Liberalization on the Trade Balance in Developing Countries »

Source: The Impact of Trade Liberalization on the Trade Balance in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2008/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yi Wu , and Li Zeng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2008

ISBN: 9781451868760

Keywords: trade balance, impact of trade, impact of trade liberalization, terms of trade,

Using two recently constructed measures of trade liberalization dates, this research studies the impact of trade liberalization on imports, exports, and overall trade balance for a large sample of developing countr...

Transitional Arrangements for Trade and Payments Among the CMEA Countries

Transitional Arrangements for Trade and Payments Among the CMEA Countries »

Source: Transitional Arrangements for Trade and Payments Among the CMEA Countries

Volume/Issue: 1990/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1990

ISBN: 9781451955712

Keywords: world prices, trade liberalization, terms of trade, bilateral trade, foreign trade

Trade among the CMEA countries will soon be conducted at world prices and in convertible currencies. These are crucial steps in economic reform but will worsen Eastern Europe’s terms of trade and drive it in...

Growth and Reforms in Latin America

Growth and Reforms in Latin America »

Source: Growth and Reforms in Latin America : A Survey of Facts and Arguments

Volume/Issue: 2006/210

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

ISBN: 9781451864700

Keywords: Growth, Reforms, Volatility, per capita income, trade liberalization, growth diagnostics, terms of trade, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

This paper presents a number of facts about growth in Latin America, and shows how critical correlates of growth have evolved over time. In comparison with other regions, Latin America has consistently exhibited hi...

Explaining Episodes of Growth Accelerations, Decelerations, and Collapses in Western Africa

Explaining Episodes of Growth Accelerations, Decelerations, and Collapses in Western Africa »

Source: Explaining Episodes of Growth Accelerations, Decelerations, and Collapses in Western Africa

Volume/Issue: 2008/287

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gonzalo Salinas , and Patrick Imam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451871456

Keywords: Growth, Acceleration, Deceleration, Africa, terms of trade, economic liberalization, inflation, external shocks, world demand, Volatility spillovers

The growth literature has had problems explaining the "sub-Saharan African growth dummy" in cross-country regressions. Instead of taking the usual approach of focusing on long-run growth and assuming that sub-Sahar...

Can Regional Integration Accelerate Development in Africa? CGE Model Simulations of the Impact of the SADC FTA on the Republic of Madagascar

Can Regional Integration Accelerate Development in Africa? CGE Model Simulations of the Impact of the SADC FTA on the Republic of Madagascar »

Source: Can Regional Integration Accelerate Development in Africa? CGE Model Simulations of the Impact of the SADC FTA on the Republic of Madagascar

Volume/Issue: 2007/66

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Jacques Hallaert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451866308

Keywords: CGE, SADC, trade diversion, terms of trade, regional trade, multilateral liberalization, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Trade: Forecasting and Simulation,

Madagascar plans to start phasing out its customs tariffs on imports from the Southern African Development Community in 2007. This paper uses a CGE model to evaluate the impact of the SADC FTA on Madagascar economy...

The Impact of Trade Liberalization on the Trade Balance in Developing Countries

The Impact of Trade Liberalization on the Trade Balance in Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2008/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yi Wu , and Li Zeng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451868760.001

ISBN: 9781451868760

Keywords: trade balance, impact of trade, impact of trade liberalization, terms of trade,

Using two recently constructed measures of trade liberalization dates, this research studies the impact of trade liberalization on imports, exports, and overall trade balance for a large sample of developing countr...

Transitional Arrangements for Trade and Payments Among the CMEA Countries

Transitional Arrangements for Trade and Payments Among the CMEA Countries »

Volume/Issue: 1990/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1990

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451955712.001

ISBN: 9781451955712

Keywords: world prices, trade liberalization, terms of trade, bilateral trade, foreign trade

Trade among the CMEA countries will soon be conducted at world prices and in convertible currencies. These are crucial steps in economic reform but will worsen Eastern Europe’s terms of trade and drive it in...

Volatility and Growth in Latin America

Volatility and Growth in Latin America »

Source: Volatility and Growth in Latin America : An Episodic Approach

Volume/Issue: 2006/287

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , and Rishi Goyal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865479

Keywords: Growth, Volatility, Structural Reforms, Episodic Approach, fiscal policy, terms of trade, exchange rate regime, fiscal balance, trade liberalization, Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics: General,

This paper compares the pattern of macroeconomic volatility in 17 Latin American countries during episodes of high and low growth since 1970, examining in particular the role of policy volatility. Macroeconomic out...

From 'Hindu Growth' to Productivity Surge

From 'Hindu Growth' to Productivity Surge »

Source: From 'Hindu Growth' to Productivity Surge : The Mystery of the Indian Growth Transition

Volume/Issue: 2004/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dani Rodrik , and Arvind Subramanian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451850024

Keywords: Productivity growth, liberalization, probusiness, tfp, growth rate, total factor productivity, terms of trade, growth rates, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East,

This paper explores the causes of India's productivity surge around 1980, more than a decade before serious economic reforms were initiated. Trade liberalization, expansionary demand, a favorable external environme...

Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, and Real Exchange Rate Appreciations

Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, and Real Exchange Rate Appreciations »

Source: Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, and Real Exchange Rate Appreciations

Volume/Issue: 2010/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Felipe Meza , and Carlos Urrutia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982077

Keywords: Real Exchange Rate, Appreciation, Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, tradable goods, relative price, terms of trade shocks, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

We account for the appreciation of the real exchange rate in Mexico between 1988 and 2002 using a two sector dynamic general equilibrium model of a small open economy with two driving forces: (i) differential produ...