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External Shocks and Business Cycle Fluctuations in Mexico

External Shocks and Business Cycle Fluctuations in Mexico »

Source: External Shocks and Business Cycle Fluctuations in Mexico : How Important are U.S. Factors?

Volume/Issue: 2008/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869613

Keywords: VAR, business cycle, real gdp, gdp growth,

This paper examines the relative importance of external shocks as sources of business cycle fluctuations in Mexico, and identifies the dynamic responses of domestic output to foreign disturbances. Using a VAR model...

Multi-Country Evidenceon the Effects of Macroeconomic, Financial and Trade Policieson Efficiency of Resource Utilization in the Developing Countries

Multi-Country Evidenceon the Effects of Macroeconomic, Financial and Trade Policieson Efficiency of Resource Utilization in the Developing Countries »

Source: Multi-Country Evidenceon the Effects of Macroeconomic, Financial and Trade Policieson Efficiency of Resource Utilization in the Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1992/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mathew Odedokun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1992

ISBN: 9781451847307

Keywords: real interest rate, inflation, real gdp

This study examines the effects of selected policies on economic efficiency in 81 developing countries by pooling cross-country data over various subperiods between 1961-90. An incremental output-capital ratio is t...

External Linkages and Economic Growth in Colombia

External Linkages and Economic Growth in Colombia »

Source: External Linkages and Economic Growth in Colombia : Insights from A Bayesian VAR Model

Volume/Issue: 2008/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pär Österholm , and Lisandro Abrego

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451869088

Keywords: Bayesian VAR, gdp growth, forecasting, mean square, real gdp,

This paper investigates the sensitivity of Colombian GDP growth to the surroundingmacroeconomic environment. We estimate a Bayesian VAR model with informative steady-statepriors for the Colombian economy using quar...

Investment-Led Growth in China

Investment-Led Growth in China »

Source: Investment-Led Growth in China : Global Spillovers

Volume/Issue: 2012/267

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashvin Ahuja , and Malhar Nabar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475556414

Keywords: gdp growth, trading partner, real gdp, fixed investment, trading partners

Over the past decade, China's growth model has become more reliant on investment and its footprint in global imports has widened substantially. Several economies within China's supply chain are increasingly exposed...

Sri Lanka's Sources of Growth

Sri Lanka's Sources of Growth »

Source: Sri Lanka's Sources of Growth

Volume/Issue: 2007/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nombulelo Duma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451867893

Keywords: Growth accounting, tfp, unemployment, real gdp,

This paper uses the growth accounting framework to assess Sri Lanka's sources of growth. It finds that while labor was the dominant factor contributing to growth in the 1980s, labor's contribution declined over tim...

Remittances and Institutions

Remittances and Institutions »

Source: Remittances and Institutions : Are Remittances a Curse?

Volume/Issue: 2008/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jihad Dagher , Ralph Chami , Peter Montiel , and Yasser Abdih

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451868913

Keywords: Institutions, remittance, real gdp, gdp per capita, coefficient on remittances,

This paper addresses the complex and overlooked relationship between the receipt of workers' remittances and institutional quality in the recipient country. Using a simple model, we show how an increase in remittan...

Decoupling from the East Toward the West? Analyses of Spillovers to the Baltic Countries

Decoupling from the East Toward the West? Analyses of Spillovers to the Baltic Countries »

Source: Decoupling from the East Toward the West? Analyses of Spillovers to the Baltic Countries

Volume/Issue: 2009/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451872729

Keywords: gdp growth, trading partners, real gdp, growth rate

This paper uses VAR models to examine the magnitude and sources of growth spillovers to the Baltics from key trading partners, as well asfrom the real effective exchange rate (REER). Our results show there are sign...

Economic Growth in Croatia

Economic Growth in Croatia »

Source: Economic Growth in Croatia : Potential and Constraints

Volume/Issue: 2007/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Moore , and Athanasios Vamvakidis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451867626

Keywords: economic reform, potential growth, real gdp, employment, gdp growth, gdp per capita,

This paper examines the factors and constraints that affect recent and potential growth in Croatia, as well as policies that can influence it. On current productivity trends, it estimates Croatia's potential growth...

Rapid Growth in Transition Economies

Rapid Growth in Transition Economies »

Source: Rapid Growth in Transition Economies : Growth-Accounting Approach

Volume/Issue: 2007/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Garbis Iradian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867282

Keywords: Growth, TFP, growth rates, real gdp,

This paper uses the growth-accounting approach to determine the sources of growth in transition economies. The central conclusion is that the estimated total factor productivity (TFP) growth for the former Soviet U...

Private Investment and Endogenous Growth

Private Investment and Endogenous Growth »

Source: Private Investment and Endogenous Growth : Evidence From Cameroon

Volume/Issue: 1997/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dhaneshwar Ghura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

ISBN: 9781451980004

Keywords: private investment, economic growth, human capital, real gdp, growth rate

This paper investigates empirically the factors that have influenced economic growth in Cameroon during 1963-96. The results, which support the endogenous-growth-type model, indicate that (1) the aggregate producti...