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Baltic Cluster Report: Selected Issues

Baltic Cluster Report: Selected Issues »

Source: Baltic Cluster Report : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/117

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484378267

Keywords: fdi, bilateral trade, trade links, economic convergence

This Selected Issues paper focuses on the Baltic model, Baltic-Nordic links, and convergence. The Baltic countries form a distinct group within a tightly integrated Nordic-Baltic region. They are following similar...

Baltic Cluster Report: Selected Issues

Baltic Cluster Report: Selected Issues »

Source: Baltic Cluster Report : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/117

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484378267

Keywords: fdi, bilateral trade, trade links, economic convergence

This Selected Issues paper focuses on the Baltic model, Baltic-Nordic links, and convergence. The Baltic countries form a distinct group within a tightly integrated Nordic-Baltic region. They are following similar...

Baltic Cluster Report: Selected Issues

Baltic Cluster Report: Selected Issues »

Source: Baltic Cluster Report : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/117

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484378267

Keywords: fdi, bilateral trade, trade links, economic convergence

This Selected Issues paper focuses on the Baltic model, Baltic-Nordic links, and convergence. The Baltic countries form a distinct group within a tightly integrated Nordic-Baltic region. They are following similar...

Baltic Cluster Report: Selected Issues

Baltic Cluster Report: Selected Issues »

Source: Baltic Cluster Report : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/117

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484378267

Keywords: fdi, bilateral trade, trade links, economic convergence

This Selected Issues paper focuses on the Baltic model, Baltic-Nordic links, and convergence. The Baltic countries form a distinct group within a tightly integrated Nordic-Baltic region. They are following similar...

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...

Post-Crisis Bank Behavior

Post-Crisis Bank Behavior »

Source: Post-Crisis Bank Behavior : Lessons From Mercosur

Volume/Issue: 2010/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sarah Sanya , and Montfort Mlachila

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

ISBN: 9781451961614

Keywords: Bank behavior, bank crisis, convergence, Mercosur, banking, banking crises, banking system,

Did the occurrence of systemic banking crises in the 1990s and 2000s significantly alter the behavior of banks in the Mercosur? The objective of this paper is to answer this question by analyzing changes in bank be...

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...

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability

Assessing Fiscal Sustainability »

Source: Assessing Fiscal Sustainability : A Cross-Country Comparison

Volume/Issue: 2003/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enzo Croce , and V. Juan-Ramon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451856569

Keywords: convergence, fiscal rule, public debt, debt ratio, fiscal stance, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt,

To monitor fiscal sustainability, this paper proposes a recursive algorithm derived from the law of motion of the debt-to-GDP ratio, subject to a government reaction function that links convergence to the targeted...

Regional Convergence and the Role of Federal Transfers in Canada

Regional Convergence and the Role of Federal Transfers in Canada »

Source: Regional Convergence and the Role of Federal Transfers in Canada

Volume/Issue: 2003/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Phillip Swagel , Steven Dunaway , and Martin Kaufman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451852042

Keywords: regional convergence, federal transfers, ei, employment, unemployment, employment insurance, unemployment rate, Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: Other,

Differences in per capita output across Canadian provinces have narrowed less than disparities in per capita income in past decades. Using a panel regression framework, this paper studies the differential impact of...

Growth and Inflation Dispersions in EMU

Growth and Inflation Dispersions in EMU »

Source: Growth and Inflation Dispersions in EMU : Reasons, the Role of Adjustment Channels, and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2007/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emil Stavrev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867312

Keywords: Common and country-specific shocks, output and inflation dispersions, convergence, risks sharing, monetary policy, real interest rate, price level, aggregate demand,

This paper's analysis of growth and inflation dispersions in the euro area reveals several findings. First, these dispersions have declined appreciably since EMU; remaining dispersions are small but persistent, rel...