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Nonlinear Effects of Inflationon Economic Growth

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Source: Nonlinear Effects of Inflationon Economic Growth

Volume/Issue: 1995/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Sarel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

ISBN: 9781451968316

Keywords: effect of inflation, effects of inflation, inflation rate, terms of trade

This paper examines the possibility of nonlinear effects of inflation on economic growth. It finds evidence of a significant structural break in the function that relates economic growth to inflation. The break is...

Demographic Dynamics and the Empirics of Economic Growth

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Source: Demographic Dynamics and the Empirics of Economic Growth

Volume/Issue: 1994/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Sarel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1994

ISBN: 9781451926880

Keywords: economic growth, demographic effects, growth rates, baby boom, gdp per capita

This paper examines the effects of demographic dynamics on the measured rates of economic growth. First, it develops a model of production with labor productivity that varies with age. Second, it uses macroeconomic...

International Reserves-Too Much of a Zipf's Thing

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Source: International Reserves-Too Much of a Zipf's Thing

Volume/Issue: 2008/11

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mariusz Sumlinski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2008

ISBN: 9781451868739

Keywords: Gibrat&;amp;#x2019;s law, Zipf&;amp;#x2019;s law, statistics, samples, reserve holdings, reserve accumulation

Concentrated distribution of international reserves is puzzling. I show that the growth rates of international reserves bear only a very weak relationship to their initial stocks (scaled by GDP or in absolute terms...

Sources of Economic Growth

Sources of Economic Growth »

Source: Sources of Economic Growth : An Extensive Growth Accounting Exercise

Volume/Issue: 1999/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abdelhak Senhadji

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1999

ISBN: 9781451849974

Keywords: growth accounting, TFP, production function, growth rate, equations, cointegration

A growth accounting exercise is conducted for 88 countries for 1960-94 to examine the source of cross-country differences in total factor productivity (TFP) levels. Two differences distinguish this analysis from th...

Voluntary Debt Reduction

Voluntary Debt Reduction »

Source: Voluntary Debt Reduction : Incentives and Welfare

Volume/Issue: 1988/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 1988

ISBN: 9781451949353

Keywords: growth rate, external debt, domestic saving, gnp, economic growth

This paper provides empirical evidence on the determinants of long-term growth performance in a sample of 55 developing countries grouped by income levels. The evidence indicates that a model incorporating the savi...

The Effects of Fiscal Policieson the Economic Development of Women in the Middle East and North Africa

The Effects of Fiscal Policieson the Economic Development of Women in the Middle East and North Africa »

Source: The Effects of Fiscal Policieson the Economic Development of Women in the Middle East and North Africa

Volume/Issue: 2003/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicole Laframboise , and Tea Trumbic

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451875850

Keywords: government social spending, gender bias, public spending, public expenditure, female literacy, Subsidies, and Revenue, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies,

Statistics indicate that the economic and social development of women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) compares unfavorably with most regions in the world. This paper assesses the influence of government...

Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Trade Agreements

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Source: Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Trade Agreements : The Market Size Effect Revisited

Volume/Issue: 2004/206

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Florence Jaumotte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2004

ISBN: 9781451874631

Keywords: Regional trade agreements, Market size, Scale economies, fdi, domestic market, direct investment,

The paper investigates whether the market size of a regional trade agreement (RTA) is a determinant of foreign direct investment (FDI) received by countries participating in the RTA. This hypothesis is tested on a...

Monitoring Systemic Risk Basedon Dynamic Thresholds1

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Source: Monitoring Systemic Risk Basedon Dynamic Thresholds

Volume/Issue: 2012/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kasper Lund-Jensen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504576

Keywords: Systemic Risk, banking, systemic banking crisis, banking crises

Successful implementation of macroprudential policy is contingent on the ability to identify and estimate systemic risk in real time. In this paper, systemic risk is defined as the conditional probability of a syst...

Theoretical Aspects of Growth in Developing Countries

Theoretical Aspects of Growth in Developing Countries »

Source: Theoretical Aspects of Growth in Developing Countries : External Debt Dynamics and the Role of Human Capital

Volume/Issue: 1988/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 1988

ISBN: 9781451969443

Keywords: external debt, capital intensity, capital ratio, domestic savings, cost of capital

This paper formulates a simple aggregate growth model that is capable of assessing the impact of macroeconomic policies on the long-term performance of a developing country. The model emphasizes expenditures on hum...

Estimating The Inflation-Growth Nexus-A Smooth Transition Model

Estimating The Inflation-Growth Nexus-A Smooth Transition Model »

Source: Estimating The Inflation-Growth Nexus-A Smooth Transition Model

Volume/Issue: 2010/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raphael Espinoza , Ananthakrishnan Prasad , and Gene Leon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982190

Keywords: Growth, Phillips curve, Logistic Smooth Transition, effect of inflation, terms of trade, monetary fund,

Motivated by the global inflation episode of 2007-08 and concern that high levels of inflation could undermine growth, this paper uses a panel of 165 countries and data for 1960-2007 to revisit the nexus between in...