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Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Western Hemisphere

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Western Hemisphere »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066427.086

ISBN: 9781589066427

Keywords: world growth, commodity prices, bond, per capita income, terms of trade

The past year has been one of strong economic performance for the Western Hemisphere, notwithstanding somewhat slower growth in the United States in recent quarters. Can this performance be sustained, and what chal...

Growth and Reforms in Latin America

Growth and Reforms in Latin America »

Source: Growth and Reforms in Latin America : A Survey of Facts and Arguments

Volume/Issue: 2006/210

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

ISBN: 9781451864700

Keywords: Growth, Reforms, Volatility, per capita income, trade liberalization, growth diagnostics, terms of trade, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

This paper presents a number of facts about growth in Latin America, and shows how critical correlates of growth have evolved over time. In comparison with other regions, Latin America has consistently exhibited hi...

Global Imbalances

Global Imbalances »

Source: Global Imbalances : The Role of Non-Tradabletotal Factor Productivity in Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 2009/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alessandro Rebucci , Nicoletta Batini , Pietro Cova , and Massimiliano Pisani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451872101

Keywords: trade deficit, non-tradable sector, GEM, tfp, tradable goods, elasticity of substitution, intermediate goods, terms of trade,

This paper investigates the role played by total factor productivity (TFP) in the tradable and nontradable sectors of the United States, the euro area, and Japan in the emergence and evolution of today's global tra...

Uganda

Uganda »

Source: Uganda : Background Paper

Volume/Issue: 1995/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 1995

ISBN: 9781451838596

Keywords: terms of trade, domestic investment, real gdp, economic growth, growth rate

This Background Paper presents a long-term perspective on investment and output performance in Uganda, beginning after the country gained independence in the early 1960s. Against the background of long-term trends...

Malaysia

Malaysia »

Source: Malaysia : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1994/4

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451828214

Keywords: gnp, private consumption, domestic demand, gross domestic product, terms of trade

This paper describes economic developments in Malaysia during the 1990s. Real output growth strengthened to 81/2 percent in 1993 from 7¾ percent in the previous year. In contrast to 1992, however, growth in output...

Macroeconomic Policies and Long-Term Growth

Macroeconomic Policies and Long-Term Growth »

Source: Macroeconomic Policies and Long-Term Growth : A Conceptual and Empirical Review

Volume/Issue: 1991/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Delano Villanueva , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1991

ISBN: 9781451844566

Keywords: economic growth, gnp, growth rate, terms of trade, per capita income

This paper reviews the theoretical and empirical aspects of the relationship between macroeconomic policies and the long-run rate of growth of GNP. The macroeconomic policies examined include fiscal policies, monet...

Growth in the Dominican Republic and Haiti

Growth in the Dominican Republic and Haiti »

Source: Growth in the Dominican Republic and Haiti : Why has the Grass Been Greener on One Side of Hispaniola?

Volume/Issue: 2007/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laura Jaramillo , and Cemile Sancak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451866278

Keywords: Growth, income divergence, growth rates, trade openness, gdp per capita, terms of trade, real gdp, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Comparative Studies of Countries,

The Dominican Republic and Haiti share the island of Hispaniola and are broadly similar in terms of geography and historical institutions, yet their growth performance has diverged remarkably. The countries had the...

Regional Impact of Cote D'Ivoire'S Sociopolitical Crisis

Regional Impact of Cote D'Ivoire'S Sociopolitical Crisis »

Source: Regional Impact of Cote D'Ivoire'S Sociopolitical Crisis : An Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2003/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dorothy Engmann , Ousmane Dore , and Benoít Anne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451850772

Keywords: Contagion, Regressions, neighboring countries, gdp growth, real gdp, terms of trade, History of Thought: Macroeconomics, General Aggregative Models: Neoclassical, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance,

This paper evaluates the impact of the sociopolitical crisis in Côte d'Ivoire on the economies of its neighbors. Using a nonsubjective weighted index of regional instability in cross-country time-series regressions...

Inward and Outward Spillovers in the SACU Area

Inward and Outward Spillovers in the SACU Area »

Source: Inward and Outward Spillovers in the SACU Area

Volume/Issue: 2013/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Canales Kriljenko , Farayi Gwenhamo , and Saji Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475522419

Keywords: SACU area, gdp growth, world growth, real gdp, domestic demand, terms of trade, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, International Policy Coordination and Transmission,

Spillovers from South Africa into the other members of the Souther Africa Customs Union (known as the BLNS for Botstwana, Lesotho, Namibia, and Swaziland) are substantial reflecting sizeable real and financial inte...

Revisiting the Link Between Finance and Macroeconomic Volatility

Revisiting the Link Between Finance and Macroeconomic Volatility »

Source: Revisiting the Link Between Finance and Macroeconomic Volatility

Volume/Issue: 2013/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , and Narapong Srivisal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475543988

Keywords: Financial Depth, Macroeconomic Volatility, private consumption, external shocks, trade openness, growth rate, terms of trade, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

This paper examines the impact of financial depth on macroeconomic volatility using a dynamic panel analysis for 110 advanced and developing countries. We find that financial depth plays a significant role in dampe...