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Columbia or High School? Understanding the Roles of Education in Development

Columbia or High School? Understanding the Roles of Education in Development »

Source: Columbia or High School? Understanding the Roles of Education in Development

Volume/Issue: 2002/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodney Ramcharan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451845464

Keywords: growth, schooling, secondary schooling, educational investment, secondary education, educational attainment, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models

No country has achieved sustained economic development without investment in education. Thus, education policy can play a vital role in facilitating development. But which types of schooling-secondary or tertiary-s...

Columbia or High School? Understanding the Roles of Education in Development

Columbia or High School? Understanding the Roles of Education in Development »

Volume/Issue: 2002/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodney Ramcharan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845464.001

ISBN: 9781451845464

Keywords: growth, schooling, secondary schooling, educational investment, secondary education, educational attainment, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models

No country has achieved sustained economic development without investment in education. Thus, education policy can play a vital role in facilitating development. But which types of schooling-secondary or tertiary-s...

World Trade in Services

World Trade in Services »

Source: World Trade in Services : Evidence from A New Dataset

Volume/Issue: 2017/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Prakash Loungani , Saurabh Mishra , Chris Papageorgiou , and Ke Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475589887

Keywords: Economic growth, Globalization, Trade in services, sector-level data, technology, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Economic Growth of Open Economies, General, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, One

Using a newly constructed dataset on trade in services for 192 countries from 1970 to 2014, this paper shows that services currently constitute one-fourth of world trade and an increasingly important component of g...

A Tale of Two Sectors

A Tale of Two Sectors »

Source: A Tale of Two Sectors : Why is Misallocation Higher in Services than in Manufacturing?

Volume/Issue: 2016/220

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Dias , Christine Richmond , and Carlos Robalo Marques

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475553796

Keywords: Econometric models, Labor markets, Manufacturing sector, Portugal, Portugal, Productivity, Developed countries, Capital, Services, Total factor productivity

Recent empirical studies document that the level of resource misallocation in the service sector is significantly higher than in the manufacturing sector. We quantify the importance of this difference and study its...

Escaping the Curse of Oil? The Case of Gabon

Escaping the Curse of Oil? The Case of Gabon »

Source: Escaping the Curse of Oil? The Case of Gabon

Volume/Issue: 2002/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ludvig Söderling

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781451851663

Keywords: growth, diversification, income stabilization fund, private capital, public investment, private investment, capital stock, private capital flows, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economywide Country Studies: Africa

This paper studies the prospects for sustainable growth and economic development in Gabon, in the face of a severe decline in its main source of income and growth, i.e. oil. A simple Computable General Equilibrium...

ICT Equipment Investment and Growth in Low- and Lower-Middle-Income Countries

ICT Equipment Investment and Growth in Low- and Lower-Middle-Income Countries »

Source: ICT Equipment Investment and Growth in Low- and Lower-Middle-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2010/66

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Markus Haacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982107

Keywords: ICT, technology, equipment investment, technological progress, trade data, technological advances, information technology, net exports, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, One

While production of ICT equipment plays a subordinate role for economic growth in most of these countries, they do benefit from capital deepening arising from falling prices of ICT equipment. Adapting established g...

Harnessing Resource Wealth for Inclusive Growth in Fragile States

Harnessing Resource Wealth for Inclusive Growth in Fragile States »

Source: Harnessing Resource Wealth for Inclusive Growth in Fragile States

Volume/Issue: 2015/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Corinne Delechat , John Clark JR , Pranav Gupta , Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi , Mesmin Koulet-Vickot , Carla Macario , Toomas Orav , Manuel Rosales Torres , Rene Tapsoba , Dmitry Zhdankin , and Susan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498392570

Keywords: fragile states, revenue, investment, poverty, public investment, safety nets, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, One, Two

Like other fragile sub-Saharan African countries, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone are seeking to harness their natural resource potential in the context of ambitious development strategies. This st...

World Trade in Services
			: Evidence from A New Dataset

World Trade in Services : Evidence from A New Dataset »

Volume/Issue: 2017/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Prakash Loungani , Saurabh Mishra , Chris Papageorgiou , and Ke Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475589887.001

ISBN: 9781475589887

Keywords: Economic growth, Globalization, Trade in services, sector-level data, technology, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Economic Growth of Open Economies, General, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, One

Using a newly constructed dataset on trade in services for 192 countries from 1970 to 2014, this paper shows that services currently constitute one-fourth of world trade and an increasingly important component of g...

A Tale of Two Sectors
			: Why is Misallocation Higher in Services than in Manufacturing?

A Tale of Two Sectors : Why is Misallocation Higher in Services than in Manufacturing? »

Volume/Issue: 2016/220

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Dias , Christine Richmond , and Carlos Robalo Marques

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475553796.001

ISBN: 9781475553796

Keywords: Econometric models, Labor markets, Manufacturing sector, Portugal, Portugal, Productivity, Developed countries, Capital, Services, Total factor productivity

Recent empirical studies document that the level of resource misallocation in the service sector is significantly higher than in the manufacturing sector. We quantify the importance of this difference and study its...

Escaping the Curse of Oil? The Case of Gabon

Escaping the Curse of Oil? The Case of Gabon »

Volume/Issue: 2002/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ludvig Söderling

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851663.001

ISBN: 9781451851663

Keywords: growth, diversification, income stabilization fund, private capital, public investment, private investment, capital stock, private capital flows, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economywide Country Studies: Africa

This paper studies the prospects for sustainable growth and economic development in Gabon, in the face of a severe decline in its main source of income and growth, i.e. oil. A simple Computable General Equilibrium...