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The Macroeconomic Effects of Public Investment

The Macroeconomic Effects of Public Investment »

Source: The Macroeconomic Effects of Public Investment : Evidence from Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 2015/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Davide Furceri , and Petia Topalova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2015

ISBN: 9781475578874

Keywords: Growth, Debt, investment, private investment, capital, Demand and Supply, Energy and the Macroeconomy, Government Policy, Debt.,

This paper provides new evidence of the macroeconomic effects of public investment in advanced economies. Using public investment forecast errors to identify the causal effect of government investment in a sample o...

Policy Uncertainty in Japan

Policy Uncertainty in Japan »

Source: Policy Uncertainty in Japan

Volume/Issue: 2017/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elif Arbatli , Steven Davis , Arata Ito , Naoko Miake , and Ikuo Saito

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2017

ISBN: 9781484300671

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Japan, Policy uncertainty, aggregate investment, General, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

We develop new economic policy uncertainty (EPU) indices for Japan from January 1987 onwards building on the approach of Baker, Bloom and Davis (2016). Each index reflects the frequency of newspaper articles that c...

When Should Public Debt Be Reduced?

When Should Public Debt Be Reduced? »

Source: When Should Public Debt Be Reduced?

Volume/Issue: 2015/10

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , Atish Ghosh , and Raphael Espinoza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2015

ISBN: 9781498379205

Keywords: Economic growth, Public investment, Public debt, debt, investment, financial crisis, Forecasts of Budgets, Deficits, and Debt,

What considerations should guide public debt policy going forward? Should debt be reduced to achieve normative anchors (such as 60 percent of GDP), should it be increased further to finance a big public investment...

Public Investment as a Fiscal Stimulus

Public Investment as a Fiscal Stimulus »

Source: Public Investment as a Fiscal Stimulus : Evidence from Japan's Regional Spending During the 1990s

Volume/Issue: 2010/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anita Tuladhar , and Markus Bruckner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781455200696

Keywords: fiscal multipliers, private investment, government expenditure, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

How effective was public investment in stimulating the Japanese economy during the economic stagnation of the 1990s? Using a dataset of regional public investment spending, we find that investment multipliers were...

Impact of Demographic Changes on Inflation and the Macroeconomy

Impact of Demographic Changes on Inflation and the Macroeconomy »

Source: Impact of Demographic Changes on Inflation and the Macroeconomy

Volume/Issue: 2014/210

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jong-Won Yoon , Jinill Kim , and Jungjin Lee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2014

ISBN: 9781498396783

Keywords: Demographic Changes, Population Aging, Macroeconomic Impact, Savings and Investment, population, life expectancy, population dynamics, Demographic Trends and Forecasts, Fiscal Policy.,

The ongoing demographic changes will bring about a substantial shift in the size and the age composition of the population, which will have significant impact on the global economy. Despite potentially grave conse...

Tracking Global Demand for Advanced Economy Sovereign Debt1

Tracking Global Demand for Advanced Economy Sovereign Debt1 »

Source: Tracking Global Demand for Advanced Economy Sovereign Debt

Volume/Issue: 2012/284

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serkan Arslanalp , and Takahiro Tsuda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475596403

Keywords: Portfolio Choice, Investment Decisions, government debt, central banks, central bank, external debt, Portfolio Choice and Investment Decisions, General,

Recent events have shown that sovereigns, just like banks, can be subject to runs, highlighting the importance of the investor base for their liabilities. This paper proposes a methodology for compiling internation...

Aggregate Investment Expenditures on Tradable and Nontradable Goods

Aggregate Investment Expenditures on Tradable and Nontradable Goods »

Source: Aggregate Investment Expenditures on Tradable and Nontradable Goods

Volume/Issue: 2008/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rudolfs Bems

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451869071

Keywords: tradable and nontradable goods, expenditure, expenditures, investment expenditures, input-output, expenditure share,

This paper shows that aggregate investment expenditure shares on tradable and nontradable goods are very similar across countries and regions. Furthermore, the two expenditure shares have remained close to constant...

Population Aging in Japan

Population Aging in Japan »

Source: Population Aging in Japan : Demographic Shock and Fiscal Sustainability

Volume/Issue: 2001/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Mühleisen , and Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451845976

Keywords: saving, general equilibrium analysis, social security, birth rate, elderly, Computable and Other Applied General Equilibrium Models, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Production, Employment, and Investment: Forecasting and Simulation,

The paper develops a general equilibrium framework to examine the economic implications of population aging in Japan. Particular attention is paid to aggregate saving behavior which is modeled on the basis of empir...

Transforming China

Transforming China »

Source: Transforming China : Insights from the Japanese Experience of the 1980s

Volume/Issue: 2010/284

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455210916

Keywords: Plaza accord, asset bubble, and growth rebalancing, deposit rates, financial liberalization, domestic demand, financial system, bonds, Saving, Employment

China is poised on the brink of a transition to a service-based economy. The Japanese experience of the 1980s provides several insights about the way to manage such a transition and the downsides to avoid. In parti...

New Economy Stock Valuations and Investment in the 1990s

New Economy Stock Valuations and Investment in the 1990s »

Source: New Economy Stock Valuations and Investment in the 1990s

Volume/Issue: 2001/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Sloek , and Hali Edison

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451850109

Keywords: real investment, new economy, stock market, stock market capitalization, stock valuations, stock prices, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment

This paper investigates whether there is a different impact from changes in "new" and "old" economy stock valuations on private investment for seven OECD economies. A vector autoregressive model is estimated for ea...