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Big Government, High Debt, and Fiscal Adjustment in Small States

Big Government, High Debt, and Fiscal Adjustment in Small States »

Source: Big Government, High Debt, and Fiscal Adjustment in Small States

Volume/Issue: 2008/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rui Ota , and Stephanie Medina Cas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451869019

Keywords: Government size, fiscal adjustment, external debt, external public debt,

Using a new fiscal dataset for small states, this paper analyzes the link between country size, government size, debt, and economic performance. It finds that on average small states have larger governments and hig...

Wage Expenditures of Central Governments

Wage Expenditures of Central Governments »

Source: Wage Expenditures of Central Governments

Volume/Issue: 1995/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

ISBN: 9781451842739

Keywords: expenditures, wage, wage expenditures, expenditure

Central government wage expenditures accounted for 7 percent of GDP in 99 countries during 1980-90 (unweighted average). Regression analysis indicates that federations, countries with high populations and high per...

An Extended Scenario and Adjustment Model for Developing Countries

An Extended Scenario and Adjustment Model for Developing Countries »

Source: An Extended Scenario and Adjustment Model for Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1993/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hossein Samiei , Manmohan Kumar , and Sheila Bassett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1993

ISBN: 9781451849387

Keywords: export volume, current account, current account balance, debt ratio, oil exports, Research Department,

This paper discusses three important extensions to the developing country scenario and adjustment model used in the World Economic Outlook exercises. First, the model is augmented to include fiscal and monetary sec...

Does the Nominal Exchange Rate Regime Matter?

Does the Nominal Exchange Rate Regime Matter? »

Source: Does the Nominal Exchange Rate Regime Matter?

Volume/Issue: 1995/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , Anne Gulde , Atish Ghosh , and Holger Wolf

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451854329

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rate regimes, nominal exchange rate

The effect of the exchange rate regime on inflation and growth is examined. The 30-year data set includes over 100 countries and nine regime types. Pegged regimes are associated with lower inflation than intermedia...

Institutional Quality and International Trade

Institutional Quality and International Trade »

Source: Institutional Quality and International Trade

Volume/Issue: 2004/231

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrei Levchenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451875560

Keywords: institutions, incomplete contracts, institutional quality, factor endowments, factor price, trade opening, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Trade and Labor Market Interactions,

The quality of institutions-meaning the quality of contract enforcement, property rights, shareholder protection, and the like-has received a great deal of attention in recent years. The purposes of this paper are...

Current Account Reversals and Currency Crises

Current Account Reversals and Currency Crises »

Source: Current Account Reversals and Currency Crises : Empirical Regularities

Volume/Issue: 1998/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Assaf Razin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451952421

Keywords: currency crisis, current account reversal, growth, real exchange rate, current account deficits, currency crises, current account balance, current account reversals

This paper studies large reductions in current account deficits and exchange rate depreciations in low- and middle-income countries. It examines which factors help predict the occurrence of a reversal or a currency...

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth »

Source: Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Mumtaz Hussain , Monique Newiak , Vimal Thakoor , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484382349

Keywords: Income inequality, gender inequality, economic growth, and sub-Saharan Africa

A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that inequality-income or gender related-can impede economic growth. Using dynamic panel regressions and new time series data, this paper finds that both income and gen...

Apéndice 7: Grupos De Paises Respecto De Los Cuales Se Declaran Datos

Apéndice 7: Grupos De Paises Respecto De Los Cuales Se Declaran Datos »

Source: La deuda externa : Definición, cobertura estadística y metodología

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1988

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9780821311554

A. Banco De Pagos Internacionales...

Summary Features of Exchange and Trade Systems in Member Countries

Summary Features of Exchange and Trade Systems in Member Countries »

Source: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 1994

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451942606

Keywords: foreign exchange, foreign currency, exchange rate, exchange control, foreign investment, exchange rates, foreign currencies, exchange transactions, foreign bank, foreign trade

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Capítulo IV: Estadisticas de la Deuda Elaboradas por el Banco de Pagos Internacionales

Capítulo IV: Estadisticas de la Deuda Elaboradas por el Banco de Pagos Internacionales »

Source: La deuda externa : Definición, cobertura estadística y metodología

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1988

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9780821311554

1. Origen de las Actividades Sobre Estadisticas de la Deuda y Metodos Empleados...