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Technological Adaptation, Trade, and Growth

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Source: Technological Adaptation, Trade, and Growth

Volume/Issue: 2000/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alberto Chong , and Luisa Zanforlin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2000

ISBN: 9781451857801

Keywords: Growth, Assimilation, Technology, Imitation, Dynamic Panel Data, intermediate inputs, correlation, international trade, statistics, unskilled labor

This paper extends Grossman and Helpman’s seminal work (1991), and presents an endogenous growth model where innovations created in a high-tech sector may be assimilated or adapted by a low-tech sector. Appl...

A Bayesian Approach to Model Uncertainty

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Source: A Bayesian Approach to Model Uncertainty

Volume/Issue: 2004/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451849028

Keywords: Economic models, Forecasting models, Dynamic Panel Estimation, Bayesian Model Averaging, probability, probabilities, hypothesis testing, bayes factors, equation

This paper develops the theoretical background for the Limited Information Bayesian Model Averaging (LIBMA). The proposed approach accounts for model uncertainty by averaging over all possible combinations of predi...

Corporate Indebtedness and Low Productivity Growth of Italian Firms1

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Source: Corporate Indebtedness and Low Productivity Growth of Italian Firms

Volume/Issue: 2018/33

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gareth Anderson , and Mehdi Raissi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484343265

Keywords: Productivity, Europe, Italy, Corporate debt, dynamic heterogeneous panel threshold models, cross-sectional dependence, Models with Panel Data, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, General

Productivity growth in Italy has been persistently anemic and has lagged that of the euro area over the period 1999-2015, while the indebtedness of its corporate sector has increased. Using the ORBIS firm-level dat...

Is There a Debt-threshold Effect on Output Growth?1

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Source: Is There a Debt-threshold Effect on Output Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2015/197

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Chudik , Kamiar Mohaddes , M. Pesaran , and Mehdi Raissi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513513355

Keywords: Panel tests of threshold effects, long-run relationships, estimation and inference, large dynamic heterogeneous panels, cross-section dependence, and inflation, variables, gdp, cd, inflation

This paper studies the long-run impact of public debt expansion on economic growth and investigates whether the debt-growth relation varies with the level of indebtedness. Our contribution is both theoretical and e...

Are African Current Account Deficits Different? Stylized Facts, Transitory Shocks, and Decomposition Analysis

Are African Current Account Deficits Different? Stylized Facts, Transitory Shocks, and Decomposition Analysis »

Source: Are African Current Account Deficits Different? Stylized Facts, Transitory Shocks, and Decomposition Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2001/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luisa Zanforlin , César Calderón , and Alberto Chong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451842043

Keywords: Dynamic Panel Data Models, Decomposition Analysis, current account deficits, current account deficit, current account balance, current account balances, International Finance: General, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: General,

This paper analyzes the behavior of current account deficits in Africa and estimates whether the deficits are excessive with respect to fundamentals. The findings are the deficits are (i) not very persistent; (ii)...

Technological Adaptation, Trade, and Growth

Technological Adaptation, Trade, and Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2000/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alberto Chong , and Luisa Zanforlin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857801.001

ISBN: 9781451857801

Keywords: Growth, Assimilation, Technology, Imitation, Dynamic Panel Data, intermediate inputs, correlation, international trade, statistics, unskilled labor

This paper extends Grossman and Helpman’s seminal work (1991), and presents an endogenous growth model where innovations created in a high-tech sector may be assimilated or adapted by a low-tech sector. Appl...

A Bayesian Approach to Model Uncertainty

A Bayesian Approach to Model Uncertainty »

Volume/Issue: 2004/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451849028.001

ISBN: 9781451849028

Keywords: Economic models, Forecasting models, Dynamic Panel Estimation, Bayesian Model Averaging, probability, probabilities, hypothesis testing, bayes factors, equation

This paper develops the theoretical background for the Limited Information Bayesian Model Averaging (LIBMA). The proposed approach accounts for model uncertainty by averaging over all possible combinations of predi...

Corporate Indebtedness and Low Productivity Growth of Italian Firms

Corporate Indebtedness and Low Productivity Growth of Italian Firms »

Volume/Issue: 2018/33

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gareth Anderson , and Mehdi Raissi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484343265.001

ISBN: 9781484343265

Keywords: Productivity, Europe, Italy, Corporate debt, dynamic heterogeneous panel threshold models, cross-sectional dependence, Models with Panel Data, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, General

Productivity growth in Italy has been persistently anemic and has lagged that of the euro area over the period 1999-2015, while the indebtedness of its corporate sector has increased. Using the ORBIS firm-level dat...

Is There a Debt-threshold Effect on Output Growth?

Is There a Debt-threshold Effect on Output Growth? »

Volume/Issue: 2015/197

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Chudik , Kamiar Mohaddes , M. Pesaran , and Mehdi Raissi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513513355.001

ISBN: 9781513513355

Keywords: Panel tests of threshold effects, long-run relationships, estimation and inference, large dynamic heterogeneous panels, cross-section dependence, and inflation, variables, gdp, cd, inflation

This paper studies the long-run impact of public debt expansion on economic growth and investigates whether the debt-growth relation varies with the level of indebtedness. Our contribution is both theoretical and e...

Are African Current Account Deficits Different? Stylized Facts, Transitory Shocks, and Decomposition Analysis

Are African Current Account Deficits Different? Stylized Facts, Transitory Shocks, and Decomposition Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2001/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luisa Zanforlin , César Calderón , and Alberto Chong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451842043.001

ISBN: 9781451842043

Keywords: Dynamic Panel Data Models, Decomposition Analysis, current account deficits, current account deficit, current account balance, current account balances, International Finance: General, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: General,

This paper analyzes the behavior of current account deficits in Africa and estimates whether the deficits are excessive with respect to fundamentals. The findings are the deficits are (i) not very persistent; (ii)...