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Fiscal Reaction Functions in the CFA Zone

Fiscal Reaction Functions in the CFA Zone »

Source: Fiscal Reaction Functions in the CFA Zone : An Analytical Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2007/232

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Oral Williams , and Olumuyiwa Adedeji

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

ISBN: 9781451867961

Keywords: CFA Zone, Convergence, Economic Model, debt, fiscal balance, fiscal performance, public debt,

The stance of fiscal policy in CEMAC and WAEMU is strongly influenced by fiscal effort in the previous period. This persistence underscores the risks of a procyclical fiscal policy stance, given these countries' hi...

Global Business Cycles

Global Business Cycles »

Source: Global Business Cycles : Convergence or Decoupling?

Volume/Issue: 2008/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ayhan Kose , Eswar Prasad , and Christopher Otrok

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451870015

Keywords: macroeconomic fluctuations, convergence, decoupling, business cycle, globalization period, business cycle fluctuations,

This paper analyzes the evolution of the degree of global cyclical interdependence over the period 1960-2005. We categorize the 106 countries in our sample into three groups-industrial countries, emerging markets,...

Human Capital Convergence

Human Capital Convergence »

Source: Human Capital Convergence : International Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2001/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Randa Sab , and Stephen Smith

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451845112

Keywords: convergence, growth, enrollment rate, equation, primary enrollment, enrollment rates, primary education, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, Health: Other,

In the growth literature, evidence on income convergence is mixed. In the development literature, health and education indicators are also often used. This study examines whether health and education levels are con...

Growth Empirics Under Model Uncertainty

Growth Empirics Under Model Uncertainty »

Source: Growth Empirics Under Model Uncertainty : Is Africa Different?

Volume/Issue: 2005/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451860375

Keywords: growth regressions, Bayesian model averaging, dynamic panel estimation, debt, probability, samples, debt service, external debt, Bayesian Analysis, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data

This paper attempts to identify robust patterns of cross-country growth behavior in the world as a whole and Africa. It employs a novel methodology that incorporates a dynamic panel estimator, and Bayesian Model Av...

Fiscal Reaction Functions in the CFA Zone
			: An Analytical Perspective

Fiscal Reaction Functions in the CFA Zone : An Analytical Perspective »

Volume/Issue: 2007/232

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Oral Williams , and Olumuyiwa Adedeji

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867961.001

ISBN: 9781451867961

Keywords: CFA Zone, Convergence, Economic Model, debt, fiscal balance, fiscal performance, public debt,

The stance of fiscal policy in CEMAC and WAEMU is strongly influenced by fiscal effort in the previous period. This persistence underscores the risks of a procyclical fiscal policy stance, given these countries' hi...

Global Business Cycles
			: Convergence or Decoupling?

Global Business Cycles : Convergence or Decoupling? »

Volume/Issue: 2008/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ayhan Kose , Eswar Prasad , and Christopher Otrok

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870015.001

ISBN: 9781451870015

Keywords: macroeconomic fluctuations, convergence, decoupling, business cycle, globalization period, business cycle fluctuations,

This paper analyzes the evolution of the degree of global cyclical interdependence over the period 1960-2005. We categorize the 106 countries in our sample into three groups-industrial countries, emerging markets,...

Human Capital Convergence
			: International Evidence

Human Capital Convergence : International Evidence »

Volume/Issue: 2001/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Randa Sab , and Stephen Smith

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845112.001

ISBN: 9781451845112

Keywords: convergence, growth, enrollment rate, equation, primary enrollment, enrollment rates, primary education, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, Health: Other,

In the growth literature, evidence on income convergence is mixed. In the development literature, health and education indicators are also often used. This study examines whether health and education levels are con...

Growth Empirics Under Model Uncertainty
			: Is Africa Different?

Growth Empirics Under Model Uncertainty : Is Africa Different? »

Volume/Issue: 2005/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860375.001

ISBN: 9781451860375

Keywords: growth regressions, Bayesian model averaging, dynamic panel estimation, debt, probability, samples, debt service, external debt, Bayesian Analysis, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data

This paper attempts to identify robust patterns of cross-country growth behavior in the world as a whole and Africa. It employs a novel methodology that incorporates a dynamic panel estimator, and Bayesian Model Av...