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Is MENA a Region? The Scope for Regional Integration

Is MENA a Region? The Scope for Regional Integration »

Source: Is MENA a Region? The Scope for Regional Integration

Volume/Issue: 1996/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stanley Fischer , and Mohamed El-Erian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1996

ISBN: 9781451980363

Keywords: regional integration, economic integration, regional trade, world economy

The paper analyzes the scope and implications of greater economic integration in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). After reviewing whether MENA satisfies the defining characteristics of a region, it document...

Trade and Growth in the Presence of Distortions

Trade and Growth in the Presence of Distortions »

Source: Trade and Growth in the Presence of Distortions

Volume/Issue: 2005/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Tokarick , and James Cassing

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451860313

Keywords: distortions, growth rate, factor accumulation, national income, world prices, growth rates, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

Tariffs and other policy distortions typically lower real national income relative to what it otherwise would have been for any given rate of factor accumulation. Even while lowering real income, however, policy di...

Globalization and Growth Prospect in Arab Countries

Globalization and Growth Prospect in Arab Countries »

Source: Globalization and Growth Prospect in Arab Countries

Volume/Issue: 1997/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patricia Alonso-Gamo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451937336

Keywords: growth, Arab countries, capital markets, trade liberalization, world economy, capital inflows, capital flows

Globalization—the intensification of international trade and finance linkages underpinned by economic liberalization and technological change—presents both challenges and opportunities to Arab countri...

Exchange and Capital Controls as Barriers to Trade

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Source: Exchange and Capital Controls as Barriers to Trade

Volume/Issue: 1998/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451955194

Keywords: exchange controls, capital controls, trade, development, transition economies, capital movements, international trade, world trade

This paper considers the effect of exchange and capital controls on trade in the gravity-equation framework, in which bilateral exports depend on the distance between countries, the countries’ size and wealt...

Is MENA a Region? The Scope for Regional Integration

Is MENA a Region? The Scope for Regional Integration »

Volume/Issue: 1996/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stanley Fischer , and Mohamed El-Erian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451980363.001

ISBN: 9781451980363

Keywords: regional integration, economic integration, regional trade, world economy

The paper analyzes the scope and implications of greater economic integration in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). After reviewing whether MENA satisfies the defining characteristics of a region, it document...

Trade and Growth in the Presence of Distortions

Trade and Growth in the Presence of Distortions »

Volume/Issue: 2005/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Tokarick , and James Cassing

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860313.001

ISBN: 9781451860313

Keywords: distortions, growth rate, factor accumulation, national income, world prices, growth rates, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

Tariffs and other policy distortions typically lower real national income relative to what it otherwise would have been for any given rate of factor accumulation. Even while lowering real income, however, policy di...

Globalization and Growth Prospect in Arab Countries

Globalization and Growth Prospect in Arab Countries »

Volume/Issue: 1997/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patricia Alonso-Gamo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451937336.001

ISBN: 9781451937336

Keywords: growth, Arab countries, capital markets, trade liberalization, world economy, capital inflows, capital flows

Globalization—the intensification of international trade and finance linkages underpinned by economic liberalization and technological change—presents both challenges and opportunities to Arab countri...

Exchange and Capital Controls as Barriers to Trade

Exchange and Capital Controls as Barriers to Trade »

Volume/Issue: 1998/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451955194.001

ISBN: 9781451955194

Keywords: exchange controls, capital controls, trade, development, transition economies, capital movements, international trade, world trade

This paper considers the effect of exchange and capital controls on trade in the gravity-equation framework, in which bilateral exports depend on the distance between countries, the countries’ size and wealt...