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Methodologies of Price Indices in Transition Countries1/

Methodologies of Price Indices in Transition Countries1/ »

Source: Methodologies of Price Indices in Transition Countries

Volume/Issue: 1995/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Zieschang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451947113

Keywords: statistics, correlation, transition countries, survey, transition economies

Since late 1991, the IMF Statistics Department has conducted a program of technical assistance on consumer and producer price measurement and index compilation for the countries that have emerged from the former So...

Output Decline and Recovery in Uzbekistan

Output Decline and Recovery in Uzbekistan »

Source: Output Decline and Recovery in Uzbekistan : Past Performance and Future Prospects

Volume/Issue: 1998/132

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jeromin Zettelmeyer , and Günther Taube

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451855357

Keywords: Uzbekistan, Transition, Growth, Output, Sustainability, inflation, transition economies, transition countries, foreign exchange, external liberalization

What explains Uzbekistan's unusually mild 'transformational recession' and its moderate recovery during 1996-97? We examine potential biases in output measurement, the role of 'special factors'-including initial pr...

Recovery and Growth in Transition Economies 1990-97

Recovery and Growth in Transition Economies 1990-97 »

Source: Recovery and Growth in Transition Economies 1990-97 : A Stylized Regression Analysis

Volume/Issue: 1998/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451928365

Keywords: Transition and growth, reforms, sustainable growth, initial conditions of transition, transition economies, equation, transition countries, equations, price liberalization

This paper analyzes the determinants of growth in 25 transition economies during 1990-97. The paper's main finding is that macroeconomic stabilization, structural reform, and reduction of government expenditures ar...

Drift in Producer Price Indexes for the Former Soviet Union (FSU) Countries

Drift in Producer Price Indexes for the Former Soviet Union (FSU) Countries »

Source: Drift in Producer Price Indexes for the Former Soviet Union (FSU) Countries

Volume/Issue: 1994/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Zieschang , and François Lequiller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1994

ISBN: 9781451978476

Keywords: Montenegro, inflation, transition economies, producer price index, price fluctuations

The purpose of this paper is to show that, under the price fluctuations that characterize most transition economies, the commonly used chain index derived from the published month-to-month price change of the PPI i...

Inflation and Growth in Transition

Inflation and Growth in Transition »

Source: Inflation and Growth in Transition : Are the Asian Economies Different?

Volume/Issue: 1999/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Sloek , and Sanja Kalra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1999

ISBN: 9781451854060

Keywords: Inflation, Transition economies, Asia, growth, structural reforms, inflation stabilization, transition countries, relative price

This paper examines the progress made in four Asian transition economies-China, Lao P.D.R., Vietnam, and Mongolia-to market-based systems. Overall, these economies appear to have had a more favorable experience wit...

The Convergence Dynamics of a Transition Economy

The Convergence Dynamics of a Transition Economy »

Source: The Convergence Dynamics of a Transition Economy : The Case of the Czech Republic

Volume/Issue: 2007/116

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jan Bruha , Jiri Podpiera , and Stanislav Polak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451866803

Keywords: Two-country modeling, Convergence, exchange rate, real exchange rate, transition economy, transition economies, exchange rate appreciation, Covergence,

In this paper we develop a two-country dynamic general equilibrium model by means of which we seek to explain the long-run paths of a converging emerging market economy. We borrow a paradigm from the New Open Econo...

Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment Dynamics in Transition Economies

Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment Dynamics in Transition Economies »

Source: Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment Dynamics in Transition Economies

Volume/Issue: 1997/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pietro Garibaldi , and Zuzana Brixiova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451930566

Keywords: Unemployment, Transition Economies, Matching Models, wage, minimum wage, wages, benefits

This paper studies interactions between labor market institutions and unemployment dynamics in transition economies. It presents a dynamic matching model in which state sector firms endogenously shed labor and priv...

Opening Up and Geographic Diversification of Trade in Transition Economies1

Opening Up and Geographic Diversification of Trade in Transition Economies1 »

Source: Opening Up and Geographic Diversification of Trade in Transition Economies

Volume/Issue: 1998/22

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Oleh Havrylyshyn , and Hassan Al-Atrash

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1998

ISBN: 9781451921267

Keywords: Trade diversification, trade openness, transition economies, transition countries, share of exports, reer

This paper looks at the progress in transition and the geographic diversification of trade, focusing on two issues--the degree of trade openness and trade integration--for a sample of countries in transition. It co...

Privatization in Transition Countries

Privatization in Transition Countries »

Source: Privatization in Transition Countries : A Sampling of the Literature

Volume/Issue: 1999/6

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Oleh Havrylyshyn , and Donal McGettigan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451842272

Keywords: Privatization, transition, state-owned enterprises, de novo enterprises, mass privatization, vouchers, transition economies, transition countries, voucher privatization

This paper reviews a selection of studies on privatization experiences in transition countries. Empirical studies almost invariably show privatized enterprises outperform state enterprises. Moreover, the literature...

Growth and Recovery in Mongolia During Transition1

Growth and Recovery in Mongolia During Transition1 »

Source: Growth and Recovery in Mongolia During Transition

Volume/Issue: 2003/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kevin Cheng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451875133

Keywords: transition, growth accounting, transition economies, real gdp, tfp, growth rate, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: General, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: Performance and Prospects, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper studies Mongolia's experience of growth and recovery during the first decade of its transition to a market-based system and compares it with those of other transition economies. Mongolia, like most other...