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Globalization and Growth in the Twentieth Century

Globalization and Growth in the Twentieth Century »

Source: Globalization and Growth in the Twentieth Century

Volume/Issue: 2000/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): N. Crafts

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451846409

Keywords: Growth, convergence, tfp, growth rates, real gdp, growth accounting

This paper reviews the experience of economic growth during the twentieth century with a view to highlighting implications for both growth economists and policy-makers. The unprecedented divergence in income levels...

Anatomy of Regional Disparities in the Slovak Republic

Anatomy of Regional Disparities in the Slovak Republic »

Source: Anatomy of Regional Disparities in the Slovak Republic

Volume/Issue: 2009/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mariusz Jarmuzek , and Biswajit Banerjee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451872927

Keywords: Regional disparities, &;amp;#x03B2;-convergence, &;amp;#x03C3;-convergence, growth accounting, gdp per capita, tfp, labor utilization, gdp growth,

This paper examines economic growth and various dimensions of regional disparities in Slovakia. We find that regional disparities in the levels of GDP per capita, labor productivity, and labor utilization have wide...

Enhancing China’s Medium-Term Growth Prospects

Enhancing China’s Medium-Term Growth Prospects »

Source: Enhancing China's Medium-Term Growth Prospects : The Path to a High-Income Economy

Volume/Issue: 2013/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484354957

Keywords: convergence, capital, investment, gdp, economy, income, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Asia including Middle East,

China's current growth model-which has delivered steady and robust growth for two decades and lifted some 500 million individuals out of poverty-has become too reliant on credit and investment, and has begun to e...

Centripetal forces in China's Economic Take-Off

Centripetal forces in China's Economic Take-Off »

Source: Centripetal forces in China's Economic Take-Off

Volume/Issue: 2000/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anuradha Dayal-Gulati , and Aasim Husain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2000

ISBN: 9781451850871

Keywords: Convergence, integration, growth, inequality, fdi, per capita incomes, per capita income, foreign direct investment

This paper uses provincial time series data from China to empirically investigate two propositions relating to economic development: (i) that economic takeoff is associated with technological transfer through forei...

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,...

How Far Is Eastern Europe from Brussels?

How Far Is Eastern Europe from Brussels? »

Source: How Far Is Eastern Europe from Brussels?

Volume/Issue: 1998/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Carlos Végh Gramont , and Stanley Fischer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1998

ISBN: 9781451847352

Keywords: transition, convergence, per capita income, transition economies, growth rate, growth rates, gdp per capita

The current destination of Central and Eastern European countries—explicitly for some, implicitly for all—is Brussels. The concept of the distance from Brussels is multi-dimensional. One simple measur...

Growth Convergence and Spillovers among Indian States

Growth Convergence and Spillovers among Indian States »

Source: Growth Convergence and Spillovers among Indian States : What Matters? What Does Not?

Volume/Issue: 2010/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Piyaporn Sodsriwiboon , and Sanjay Kalra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781451982732

Keywords: Indian states, convergence, growth theory, non-stationary panels, statistic, statistics, per capita income, growth rate, economic growth,

Convergence and spillovers across countries and within countries are old, but recurrent policy concerns, and India is no exception to this rule. This paper examines convergence and spillovers across Indian states u...

Do the Gulf Oil-Producing Countries Influence Regional Growth? The Impact of Financial and Remittance Flows

Do the Gulf Oil-Producing Countries Influence Regional Growth? The Impact of Financial and Remittance Flows »

Source: Do the Gulf Oil-Producing Countries Influence Regional Growth? The Impact of Financial and Remittance Flows

Volume/Issue: 2008/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nadeem Ilahi , and Riham Shendy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870251

Keywords: Business cycle, growth linkages, North, South, GCC, regional linkage, decoupling, divergence, convergence, remittance

This paper tests the association between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries' financial and remittance outflows and regional growth in the Middle East. The findings, based on 35-year panel data, indicate t...

The Pacific Speed of Growth

The Pacific Speed of Growth »

Source: The Pacific Speed of Growth : How Fast Can It Be and What Determines It?

Volume/Issue: 2013/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang , Hong Chen , Shiu raj Singh , and Baljeet Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484399040

Keywords: growth, convergence, remoteness, volatility, aid, investment exports, trading partners, output volatility, trade openness, exchange rate regime

This study aims to test within a relatively homogeneous group of small states what differentiates the growth performance of Pacific island countries (PICs) from their peers. We find that PICs are disadvantaged by d...

How Russia Affects the Neighborhood - Trade, Financial, and Remittance Channels

How Russia Affects the Neighborhood - Trade, Financial, and Remittance Channels »

Source: How Russia Affects the Neighborhood - Trade, Financial, and Remittance Channels

Volume/Issue: 2009/277

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jaime Espinosa-Bowen , Nadeem Ilahi , and Fahad Alturki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874228

Keywords: business cycle, growth linkages, Russia, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), regional linkages, decoupling, divergence, convergence, and trade, gdp growth

We test the extent to which growth in the 11 CIS countries (excluding Russia) was associated with developments in Russia, overall, as well as through the trade, financial and remittance channels over the last decad...