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Domestic, Foreign or Common Shocks?

Domestic, Foreign or Common Shocks? »

Source: Domestic, Foreign or Common Shocks?

Volume/Issue: 1996/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stefania Fabrizio , and J. Lopez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1996

ISBN: 9781451852936

Keywords: covariance, statistics, domestic shocks, correlation, world economy

A stochastic general equilibrium model of the world economy is used to analyze the origin of international business cycles using data for Germany, Japan and the United States. The findings indicate that after 1973,...

Should the IMF Become More Adaptive?

Should the IMF Become More Adaptive? »

Source: Should the IMF Become More Adaptive?

Volume/Issue: 1996/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Clark

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451843491

Keywords: monetary fund, world economy, inflation, multilateral institutions, political economy

This paper addresses the question: Should the International Monetary Fund be making an even greater effort to adapt its objectives, priorities, rules, instruments, procedures, and resources to take account of chang...

Increasing Export Diversification in Commodity-Exporting Countries

Increasing Export Diversification in Commodity-Exporting Countries »

Source: Increasing Export Diversification in Commodity-Exporting Countries : A Theoretical Analysis

Volume/Issue: 1991/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dean DeRosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1991

ISBN: 9781451947397

Keywords: export diversification, export earnings, exporting countries, world economy

This paper draws on the neoclassical theory of international trade to examine the limits of efficient export diversification in low-income, commodity-exporting countries. It demonstrates the fundamental importance...

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...

The Global Macrofinancial Model

The Global Macrofinancial Model »

Source: The Global Macrofinancial Model

Volume/Issue: 2018/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francis Vitek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484350706

Keywords: Monetary policy; Fiscal policy; Macroprudential policy; Spillovers; Forecasting; Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model; World economy

This paper documents the theoretical structure and empirical properties of the latest version of the Global Macrofinancial Model (GFM). This dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model of the world economy, disagg...

Economic Transformation, Population Growth, and the Long-Run World Income Distribution

Economic Transformation, Population Growth, and the Long-Run World Income Distribution »

Source: Economic Transformation, Population Growth, and the Long-Run World Income Distribution

Volume/Issue: 2006/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , and Michael Kremer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862812

Keywords: growth, economic development, world economy, population growth, world population, population growth rates, Economic Growth of Open Economies, One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models

This paper considers the long-run evolution of the world economy in a model where countries' opportunities to develop depend on their trade with advanced economies. As developing countries become advanced, they fur...

China's Economic Growth

China's Economic Growth »

Source: China's Economic Growth : International Spillovers

Volume/Issue: 2010/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Athanasios Vamvakidis , and Vivek Arora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201761

Keywords: growth, gdp growth, real gdp, economic growth, net exports, world trade, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

This paper presents some facts on China's role in the world economy and measures the impact of China's growth on growth in the rest of the world in the short and long term. Short-run estimates based on VARs and err...

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

Exchange and Capital Controls as Barriers to Trade »

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...