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Private Investment in Developing Countries

Private Investment in Developing Countries »

Source: Private Investment in Developing Countries : An Empirical Analysis

Volume/Issue: 1990/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1990

ISBN: 9781451977028

Keywords: private investment, investment rate, public investment, investment activity, commercial banks

This paper analyzes the effects of several policy and other macro-economic variables on the ratio of private investment to GDP in developing countries. Using data for a sample of 23 developing countries over the pe...

Saving, Investment, and the Regional Current Account

Saving, Investment, and the Regional Current Account »

Source: Saving, Investment, and the Regional Current Account : An Analysis of Canadian, British, and German Regions

Volume/Issue: 1993/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1993

ISBN: 9781451848212

Keywords: private saving, private investment, investment rate, investment analysis, liquidity constraints

The relationship between regional saving and investment is examined to measure the extent of capital mobility. The relationship between total regional saving and investment is significantly negative in Canada and t...

Outward Foreign Direct Investment and Domestic Investment

Outward Foreign Direct Investment and Domestic Investment »

Source: Outward Foreign Direct Investment and Domestic Investment : The Case of Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2013/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ali Al-Sadiq

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475517934

Keywords: GMM, fdi, domestic investment, direct investment, investment rate,

Over the past two decades, the growth rate of outward foreign direct investment (FDI) from developing and transition economies has increased significantly. Given the role of physical capital accumulation in determi...

Public Education Expenditure and Other Determinants of Private Investment in the Caribbean

Public Education Expenditure and Other Determinants of Private Investment in the Caribbean »

Source: Public Education Expenditure and Other Determinants of Private Investment in the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 1994/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joaquim Levy , and Benedict Clements

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1994

ISBN: 9781451854428

Keywords: private investment, public investment, real interest rates, private capital

This paper presents an analysis of the determinants of private investment in the Caribbean region, using data for the 1977-91 time period. Drawing on the endogenous growth literature, a model is developed to captur...

Copper and the Chilean Economy, 1960-98

Copper and the Chilean Economy, 1960-98 »

Source: Copper and the Chilean Economy, 1960-98

Volume/Issue: 1999/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1999

ISBN: 9781451847758

Keywords: copper prices, exchange rate, real exchange rate, copper, foreign investment

The paper concludes that world copper prices play an important role in short-term fluctuations and probably influence long-term growth of the Chilean economy. While many mechanisms may be at work, investment seems...

Tax Burden and Migration

Tax Burden and Migration »

Source: Tax Burden and Migration : A Political Economy Perspective

Volume/Issue: 1997/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Efraim Sadka , and Assaf Razin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1997

ISBN: 9781451956283

Keywords: migration, tax rate, investment decisions, migrant

The extent of taxation and redistribution policy is generally determined at a political-economy equilibrium by a balance between those who gain and those who lose from a more extensive tax-transfer policy. In a sty...

Economic Security, Private Investment, and Growth in Developing Countries

Economic Security, Private Investment, and Growth in Developing Countries »

Source: Economic Security, Private Investment, and Growth in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1998/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helene Poirson Ward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1998

ISBN: 9781451842012

Keywords: Private Investment, Growth, Political Economy, expropriation, investment rate, investors, public investment

This paper provides empirical support for the view that enhanced economic security fosters private investment and growth in developing countries. An analysis for 53 developing countries suggests that most aspects o...

Japanese Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Trade1

Japanese Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Trade1 »

Source: Japanese Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Trade

Volume/Issue: 1997/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabrielle Lipworth , and Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1997

ISBN: 9781451948165

Keywords: FDI, Hollowing Out, Trade Linkages, exchange rate, foreign investment, direct investment, real exchange rate

We examine the relationship between Japanese FDI outflows, domestic and foreign fixed investment, and the exchange rate. The results indicate that aggregate FDI outflows have been driven by investment in Japan and...

The Effect of Expected Effective Corporate Tax Rates on Incremental Financing Decisions

The Effect of Expected Effective Corporate Tax Rates on Incremental Financing Decisions »

Source: The Effect of Expected Effective Corporate Tax Rates on Incremental Financing Decisions

Volume/Issue: 1997/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reint Gropp

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451973969

Keywords: effective tax rates, corporate tax rates, investment tax credits, tax rate, corporate tax

This paper uses U.S. panel data to estimate the effect of expected effective corporate tax rates on firm’s leverage. The paper directly estimates expected corporate tax rates using rational expectations. The...

The Great Rebalancing Act

The Great Rebalancing Act »

Source: The Great Rebalancing Act : Can Investment Be a Lever in Asia?

Volume/Issue: 2011/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455217915

Keywords: Rebalancing, financing constraints, private investment, capital goods, investment spending, investment rate, venture capital, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East,

Ensuring stable growth in the postcrisis world economy will require a rebalancing of economic activity in several countries. In Asia's export-dependent economies, this entails relying more on private domestic deman...