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Allowances for Corporate Equity in Practice

Allowances for Corporate Equity in Practice »

Source: Allowances for Corporate Equity in Practice

Volume/Issue: 2006/259

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Klemm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451865196

Keywords: allowance for corporate equity, tax reform, corporate income tax, tax system, tax rates, effective tax rates, Business Taxes and Subsidies including sales and value-added (VAT), Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Ace,

This paper provides an overview of full and partial allowance for corporate equity (ACE) tax systems in practice. In the recent past, ACE systems have been used in Austria, Croatia, and Italy. Brazil still applies...

Brazil's Long-Term Growth Performance-Trying to Explain the Puzzle

Brazil's Long-Term Growth Performance-Trying to Explain the Puzzle »

Source: Brazil's Long-Term Growth Performance-Trying to Explain the Puzzle

Volume/Issue: 2006/282

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ricardo Adrogué , Martin Cerisola , and R. Gelos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865424

Keywords: Per capita growth, cross country analysis, cost of capital, relative price, capital goods, inflation, macroeconomic stability, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance

This paper assesses Brazil's growth performance from a long-term perspective, using crosscountry and panel estimation techniques, building on the vast empirical literature on growth. The empirical evidence presente...

Characterizing Global Investors' Risk Appetite for Emerging Market Debt During Financial Crises

Characterizing Global Investors' Risk Appetite for Emerging Market Debt During Financial Crises »

Source: Characterizing Global Investors' Risk Appetite for Emerging Market Debt During Financial Crises

Volume/Issue: 2003/251

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo , Vance Martin , Mardi Dungey , and Renee Fry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451875928

Keywords: Risk Aversion, SVAR, bond, bond spreads, statistics, financial markets, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Lending and Debt Problems,

The effects of unanticipated movements in global risk on nine emerging bond markets are investigated. The components of global risk are volatility, credit, and liquidity risks. Country and contagion risks are also...

Danish for All? Balancing Flexibility with Security

Danish for All? Balancing Flexibility with Security »

Source: Danish for All? Balancing Flexibility with Security : The Flexicurity Model

Volume/Issue: 2007/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jianping Zhou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451866001

Keywords: Labor market reform, Job and income security, labor market, unemployment rate, active labor, active labor market, Demographic Economics: Other, Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence

The Danish flexicurity model has attracted attention among policymakers in Europe, because it suggests that a flexible labor market can coexist with a generous welfare system to achieve low unemployment. Using a pa...

Dollarization of Liabilities

Dollarization of Liabilities »

Source: Dollarization of Liabilities : Beyond the Usual Suspects

Volume/Issue: 2003/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adolfo Barajas , and Armando Méndez Morales

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451842807

Keywords: panel data, exchange rate, foreign currency, banking, deposit insurance, bank intervention, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Dollarization of liabilities (DL) has emerged as a key factor in explaining the vulnerability of emerging markets to financial and currency crises. "Usual suspects" of causing DL comprise "fatalistic" determinants...

Econometric Analysis of Discrete Reforms

Econometric Analysis of Discrete Reforms »

Source: Econometric Analysis of Discrete Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2001/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

ISBN: 9781451857405

Keywords: exogeneity, testing reforms, econometric policy analysis, exchange rate, cointegration, equation, granger causality, exchange rate unification, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data

The paper suggests an econometric methodology for testing the effectiveness of reforms implemented in one major step, i.e., discrete reforms. The methodology is based on the exogeneity properties of variables in an...

Estimation of Economic Growth in France Using Business Survey Data1

Estimation of Economic Growth in France Using Business Survey Data1 »

Source: Estimation of Economic Growth in France Using Business Survey Data

Volume/Issue: 2004/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Kabundi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451849097

Keywords: Dynamic factor models, survey data, forecasting, surveys, growth rate, economic growth, economic growth rate, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Survey Methods, Forecasting and Other Model Applications

This paper proposes a new way of computing a coincident indicator for economic activity in France using data from business surveys. We use the generalized dynamic factor model à la Forni and others (2000) to extrac...

Foreign Direct Investment in Southeastern Europe

Foreign Direct Investment in Southeastern Europe »

Source: Foreign Direct Investment in Southeastern Europe : How (and How Much) Can Policies Help?

Volume/Issue: 2005/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elina Ribakova , Balázs Horváth , Dimitri Demekas , and Yi Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861297

Keywords: Southeastern Europe, fdi, direct investment, host country, foreign investment, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: Performance and Prospects,

Gravity factors explain a large part of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows in Southeastern Europe-a region not comprehensively covered before in econometric studies-but hostcountry policies also matter. Key ar...

Ghana

Ghana »

Source: Ghana : Will it Be Gifted or Will it Be Cursed?

Volume/Issue: 2011/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Burcu Aydin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455260393

Keywords: growth, resource-rich, panel data, unit root, panel unit root test, individual effects, exogenous variables, lag length, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Economic Development: General,

Will Ghana's oil production from 2011 accelerate progress toward middle-income status, or will it retard gains in living standards through a possible "resource curse"? This paper examines the likelihood of "resourc...

Growth Empirics Under Model Uncertainty

Growth Empirics Under Model Uncertainty »

Source: Growth Empirics Under Model Uncertainty : Is Africa Different?

Volume/Issue: 2005/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451860375

Keywords: growth regressions, Bayesian model averaging, dynamic panel estimation, debt, probability, samples, debt service, external debt, Bayesian Analysis, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data

This paper attempts to identify robust patterns of cross-country growth behavior in the world as a whole and Africa. It employs a novel methodology that incorporates a dynamic panel estimator, and Bayesian Model Av...