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Structural Reforms and Firms' Productivity: Evidence from Developing Countries

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Source: Structural Reforms and Firms' Productivity: Evidence from Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wilfried Kouamé , and Sampawende Tapsoba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484347003

Keywords: Productivity, Structural Reforms, Developing countries, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, Project Analysis

This paper assesses the effects of structural reforms on firm-level productivity for 37 developing countries from 2006 to 2014 period. It takes advantage of the IMF Monitoring of Fund Arrangements dataset for refor...

Are Islamic Banks More Resilient during Financial Panics?*

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Source: Are Islamic Banks More Resilient during Financial Panics?

Volume/Issue: 2015/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Moazzam Farooq , and Sajjad Zaheer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2015

ISBN: 9781484380628

Keywords: Financial panic, Liquidity crisis, Bank Run, banks, bank, banking, deposits, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis,

Rapid growth of Islamic banking in developing countries is accompanied with claims about its relative resilience to financial crises as compared to conventional banking. However, little empirical evidence is availa...

Unstash the Cash! Corporate Governance Reform in Japan

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Source: Unstash the Cash! Corporate Governance Reform in Japan

Volume/Issue: 2014/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chie Aoyagi , and Giovanni Ganelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498378253

Keywords: corporate cash holdings, governance, corporate governance reform, governance reform, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, General,

Japan's high corporate savings might be holding back growth. We focus on the causes and consequences of the current corporate behavior and suggest options for reform. In particular, Japan's weak corporate governanc...

Structural Reforms and Firms' Productivity: Evidence from Developing Countries

Structural Reforms and Firms' Productivity: Evidence from Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2018/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wilfried Kouamé , and Sampawende Tapsoba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484347003.001

ISBN: 9781484347003

Keywords: Productivity, Structural Reforms, Developing countries, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, Project Analysis

This paper assesses the effects of structural reforms on firm-level productivity for 37 developing countries from 2006 to 2014 period. It takes advantage of the IMF Monitoring of Fund Arrangements dataset for refor...

Are Islamic Banks More Resilient during Financial Panics?

Are Islamic Banks More Resilient during Financial Panics? »

Volume/Issue: 2015/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Moazzam Farooq , and Sajjad Zaheer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484380628.001

ISBN: 9781484380628

Keywords: Financial panic, Liquidity crisis, Bank Run, banks, bank, banking, deposits, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis,

Rapid growth of Islamic banking in developing countries is accompanied with claims about its relative resilience to financial crises as compared to conventional banking. However, little empirical evidence is availa...

Unstash the Cash! Corporate Governance Reform in Japan

Unstash the Cash! Corporate Governance Reform in Japan »

Volume/Issue: 2014/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chie Aoyagi , and Giovanni Ganelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498378253.001

ISBN: 9781498378253

Keywords: corporate cash holdings, governance, corporate governance reform, governance reform, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, General,

Japan's high corporate savings might be holding back growth. We focus on the causes and consequences of the current corporate behavior and suggest options for reform. In particular, Japan's weak corporate governanc...

Firms and the Decline in Earnings Inequality in Brazil

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Source: Firms and the Decline in Earnings Inequality in Brazil

Volume/Issue: 2017/278

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Alvarez , Felipe Benguria , Niklas Engbom , and Christian Moser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484333037

Keywords: Brazil, Western Hemisphere, Earnings Inequality, Linked Employer-Employee Data, Firm and Worker Heterogeneity, Productivity, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis

We document a large decrease in earnings inequality in Brazil between 1996 and 2012. Using administrative linked employer-employee data, we fit high-dimensional worker and firm fixed effects models to understand th...

Corporate Vulnerabilities in India and Banks' Loan Performance

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Source: Corporate Vulnerabilities in India and Banks' Loan Performance

Volume/Issue: 2014/232

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Lindner , and Sung Eun Jung

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498334235

Keywords: firm resilience, bank-corporate dependencies, leverage, corporate performance, debt, share, loan, market, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, General

The financial performance of India's corporate sector has been under pressure since the Global Financial Crisis. Balance-sheet data on a large cross-section of Indian non-financial corporates show that the growth i...

Spring Forward or Fall Back? The Post-Crisis Recovery of Firms

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Source: Spring Forward or Fall Back? The Post-Crisis Recovery of Firms

Volume/Issue: 2012/292

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leandro Medina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475524734

Keywords: firm resilience, recovery, leverage, corporate performance, short-term debt, pre-crisis, competitiveness, recessions, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, General

This paper studies corporate performance in the aftermath of the global crisis by examining 6,581 manufacturing firms in 48 developed and developing countries in 2010, identifying factors of resilience as well as v...

Firms and the Decline in Earnings Inequality in Brazil

Firms and the Decline in Earnings Inequality in Brazil »

Volume/Issue: 2017/278

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Alvarez , Felipe Benguria , Niklas Engbom , and Christian Moser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484333037.001

ISBN: 9781484333037

Keywords: Brazil, Western Hemisphere, Earnings Inequality, Linked Employer-Employee Data, Firm and Worker Heterogeneity, Productivity, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis

We document a large decrease in earnings inequality in Brazil between 1996 and 2012. Using administrative linked employer-employee data, we fit high-dimensional worker and firm fixed effects models to understand th...