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Growth Accounting and Growth Processes

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Source: Growth Accounting and Growth Processes

Volume/Issue: 1996/116

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jahangir Aziz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1996

ISBN: 9781451942354

Keywords: growth accounting, marginal product, competitive markets, market structure, growth rates

The standard growth accounting framework, which weights various inputs by their factor shares to measure their contributions to output growth, is known to underestimate the contribution of inputs in the presence of...

Measuring Price Competitiveness for Industrial Country Trade in Manufactures

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Source: Measuring Price Competitiveness for Industrial Country Trade in Manufactures

Volume/Issue: 1987/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 1987

ISBN: 9781451978704

Keywords: competitiveness, internal trade, trade data, aggregate trade, export markets

This paper describes the methods used by the Research Department to construct the indicators of price competitiveness, or real effective exchange rates, published for 17 industrial countries in International Financ...

Assessing the Impact of a Change in the Composition of Public Spending

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Source: Assessing the Impact of a Change in the Composition of Public Spending : A DSGE Approach

Volume/Issue: 2007/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ivan Tchakarov , and Roland Straub

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867329

Keywords: Public consumption, DSGE models, private investment, private capital, competitive markets, budget constraint,

Despite intense calls for safeguarding public investment in Europe, public investment expenditure, when measured in relation to GDP, has steadily fallen in the last three decades, evoking fears that economic activi...

Availability of Financial Soundness Indicators

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Source: Availability of Financial Soundness Indicators

Volume/Issue: 2003/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Graham Slack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451847888

Keywords: dissemination, compilation guide, capital adequacy, banking, banking crises, crisis countries, competitiveness, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

Because the wave of financial crises in recent years has spurred analysts' and policymakers' interest in monitoring the vulnerabilities of financial systems, the need for supporting data has increased. This paper p...

Assessing Competitiveness Using Industry Unit Labor Costs

Assessing Competitiveness Using Industry Unit Labor Costs »

Source: Assessing Competitiveness Using Industry Unit Labor Costs : An Application to Slovakia

Volume/Issue: 2012/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503289

Keywords: competitiveness, exchange rate, exchange rate misalignment, real exchange rate, exchange rates, Trade and Labor Market Interactions, Slovakia,

Conceptual ambiguities and statistical weaknesses hamper the assessment of external competitiveness. The term competitiveness, while applied extensively, is often imprecisely defined, which can result in analytical...

Drivers of Spain's Export Performance and the Role of the Labor Market Reforms1

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Source: Drivers of Spain's Export Performance and the Role of the Labor Market Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2018/283

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Salas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484386941

Keywords: Employment, Europe, Export competitiveness, Export growth, Developed countries, Labor market reforms, Spain, Cross-country analysis, Competitiveness, Employment Protection

Spain's export performance strengthened after the global financial crisis, and exports now represent more than a third of GDP. This paper argues that several factors contributed to that achievement: external demand...

The Evolution of Current Account Deficits in the Euro Area Periphery and the Baltics

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Source: The Evolution of Current Account Deficits in the Euro Area Periphery and the Baltics : Many Paths to the Same Endpoint

Volume/Issue: 2013/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joong Kang , and Jay Shambaugh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2013

ISBN: 9781475594270

Keywords: current account deficit, transfer, income balance, competitiveness, domestic boom, export performance, current account, merchandise export, reer, export market

Explanations of the large current account deficits for the euro area periphery and the Baltics in the run up to the crisis revolve around two main factors: deteriorating export performance or demand driven booms. W...

Inefficient Fire-Sales in Decentralized Asset Markets1

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Source: Inefficient Fire-Sales in Decentralized Asset Markets

Volume/Issue: 2019/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ehsan Ebrahimy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498303804

Keywords: Supply and demand, Asset prices, Financial assets, Balance sheets, Asset markets, fire-sales, coordination failure, decentralized markets, competitive search, fire-sale

Classic models of fire-sales that emphasize liquidity-constrained natural buyers can-not fully account for the asset fire-sales during the Financial Crisis of 2008. I present a model to demonstrate that fire-sales...

Competitiveness in the Southern Euro Area

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Source: Competitiveness in the Southern Euro Area : France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain

Volume/Issue: 2008/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bogdan Lissovolik , Julio Escolano , Stefania Fabrizio , Werner Schule , Herman Bennett , Stephen Tokarick , Yuan Xiao , Marialuz Moreno Badia , Eva Gutierrez , and Iryna Ivaschenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869729

Keywords: Competitiveness, export structure, product quality, services exports, outsourcing, value-added, technological intensity, restructuring, growth, industry and trade

This collection of studies analyzes developments in nonprice external competitiveness of France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain. While France, Italy, and Portugal have experienced substantial export market shar...

Competitiveness in the Southern Euro Area: France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain

Competitiveness in the Southern Euro Area: France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain »

Source: Competitiveness in the Southern Euro Area : France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain

Volume/Issue: 2008/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bogdan Lissovolik , Julio Escolano , Stefania Fabrizio , Werner Schule , Herman Bennett , Stephen Tokarick , Yuan Xiao , Marialuz Moreno Badia , Eva Gutierrez , and Iryna Ivaschenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869729

Keywords: Competitiveness, export structure, product quality, services exports, outsourcing, value-added, technological intensity, restructuring, growth, industry and trade

This collection of studies analyzes developments in nonprice external competitiveness of France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain. While France, Italy, and Portugal have experienced substantial export market shar...