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Real Exchange Rates in Growing Economies

Real Exchange Rates in Growing Economies »

Source: Real Exchange Rates in Growing Economies : How Strong Is the Role of the Nontradables Sector?

Volume/Issue: 2005/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ken Miyajima

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451862522

Keywords: growth accounting, nontradables sector, tfp, exchange rates,

This paper emphasizes the importance of total factor productivity (TFP) developments in the nontradables sector to quantitatively demonstrate that the time-honored Balassa-Samuelson hypothesis does not generally ap...

Globalization and Growth in the Twentieth Century

Globalization and Growth in the Twentieth Century »

Source: Globalization and Growth in the Twentieth Century

Volume/Issue: 2000/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): N. Crafts

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451846409

Keywords: Growth, convergence, tfp, growth rates, real gdp, growth accounting

This paper reviews the experience of economic growth during the twentieth century with a view to highlighting implications for both growth economists and policy-makers. The unprecedented divergence in income levels...

East Asian Growth Before and After the Crisis

East Asian Growth Before and After the Crisis »

Source: East Asian Growth Before and After the Crisis

Volume/Issue: 1998/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): N. Crafts

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451855883

Keywords: tfp, economic growth, capital markets, growth rates, real gdp

This paper surveys the literature on the growth performance of the east Asian economies in recent decades, evaluates the sustainability of that performance, and provides a preliminary assessment of their long-term...

Productivity in the OECD Countries

Productivity in the OECD Countries »

Source: Productivity in the OECD Countries : A Critical Appraisal of the Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2001/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): César Calderón

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2001

ISBN: 9781451851281

Keywords: total factor productivity (TFP), cross-country productivity differentials, tfp, r &;amp; d, total factor productivity, growth rates, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, Economywide Country Studies: Europe,

The failure of the neoclassical growth model to account for differences in output per worker across countries has suggested that these differences should be driven by cross-country differences in total factor produ...

International Trade in Manufactured Products

International Trade in Manufactured Products »

Source: International Trade in Manufactured Products : A Ricardo-Heckscher-Ohlin Explanation with Monopolistic Competition

Volume/Issue: 2001/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ehsan Choudhri , and Dalia Hakura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451846102

Keywords: Ricardian and Heckscher-Ohlin models, monopolistic competition, tfp, intermediate goods, trade barriers, intermediate inputs

A large data set on trade in manufactured products is used to evaluate the performance of a model that combines both the Ricardian and Heckscher-Ohlin effects and incorporates monopolistic competition. The paper es...

Productivity or Employment

Productivity or Employment »

Source: Productivity or Employment : Is It a Choice?

Volume/Issue: 2013/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrea De Michelis , Marcello Estevão , and Beth Anne Wilson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484331026

Keywords: employment performance, technology choices, tfp, recession, Technological Change: Choices and Consequences, General,

Traditionally, shocks to total factor productivity (TFP) are considered exogenous and the employment response depends on their effect on aggregate demand. We raise the possibility that in response to labor supply s...

Investment

Investment »

Source: Investment : Specific Technology Shocks and International Business Cycles: An Empirical Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2010/207

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455205387

Keywords: International Business Cycles, Cointegration, Investment-Specific Technology Shocks, tfp, statistics, statistic,

In this paper, we first introduce investment-specific technology (IST) shocks to an otherwise standard international real business cycle model and show that a thoughtful calibration of them along the lines of Raffo...

Does Productivity Growth Lead to Appreciation of the Real Exchange Rate?

Does Productivity Growth Lead to Appreciation of the Real Exchange Rate? »

Source: Does Productivity Growth Lead to Appreciation of the Real Exchange Rate?

Volume/Issue: 2003/154

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jaewoo Lee , and Man-Keung Tang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451857252

Keywords: Real exchange rate, nontradable services, tfp, exchange rate, exchange rates, total factor productivity, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

We revisit the time-honored link between productivity and the real exchange rate. Consistent with the traditional view, we find that higher labor productivity tends to lead to appreciation of the real exchange rate...

International Trade and Productivity Growth

International Trade and Productivity Growth »

Source: International Trade and Productivity Growth : Exploring the Sectoral Effects for Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2000/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ehsan Choudhri , and Dalia Hakura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451843521

Keywords: Productivity Growth, Technological Gap, tfp, growth rates, growth rate, transfer of technology

The paper estimates an empirical relation based on Krugman’s ‘technological gap’ model to explore the influence of the pattern of international trade and production on the overall productivity...

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...