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Source: Finance & Development, September 1966

Volume/Issue: 3/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1966

ISBN: 9781616352837

Keywords: capital formation, economic development, economic development institute, capital movements

This paper reviews the development of Iran under the IMF's assistance. Iran has made considerable use of the IMF's resources. It joined the IMF in 1945 with an original quota of US$25 million. The quota has been pe...

Military Spending, the Peace Dividend, and Fiscal Adjustment

Military Spending, the Peace Dividend, and Fiscal Adjustment »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 48, No. 2

Volume: 48

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2001

ISBN: 9781451974256

Keywords: growth rate, growth model, tfp, production function, capita income

This paper analyzes the link between product variety and economic growth. It finds support for the hypothesis that a greater degree of product variety relative to the United States helps to explain relative per cap...

BANK GROUP ACTIVITY

BANK GROUP ACTIVITY »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1974

Volume/Issue: 11/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1974

ISBN: 9781616353186

Keywords: distribution of income, income distribution, gnp, income groups, income levels

This paper examines some dimensions of the problem of income inequality. The conventional approach to income inequality is to define the problem in purely relative terms. A familiar technique for this purpose is to...

Income inequality: some dimensions of the problem - Excerpts from a chapter of the new World Bank book that explores policies to improve income distribution.

Income inequality: some dimensions of the problem - Excerpts from a chapter of the new World Bank book that explores policies to improve income distribution. »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1974

Volume/Issue: 11/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1974

ISBN: 9781616353186

Keywords: distribution of income, income distribution, gnp, income groups, income levels

This paper examines some dimensions of the problem of income inequality. The conventional approach to income inequality is to define the problem in purely relative terms. A familiar technique for this purpose is to...

Papua New Guinea: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Papua New Guinea: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Papua new Guinea : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2006/105

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451831719

Keywords: tfp, gdp growth, growth accounting, growth rates, real gdp

This Selected Issues paper on Papua New Guinea reports that although economic cycles have generally paralleled the many mineral sector booms and busts, the downward trend in growth rates may reflect other factors....

Human Capital Convergence: A Joint Estimation Approach

Human Capital Convergence: A Joint Estimation Approach »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 49, No. 2

Volume: 49

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): Robert Flood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2002

ISBN: 9781589061194

Keywords: capital stock, tfp, private sector, growth ? accounting, total factor productivity, IMF staff papers,

This paper explores sources of the output collapse in Russia during transition. A modified growth-accounting framework is developed that takes into account changes in factor utilization that are typical of the tran...

Capital Flow Deflection*

Capital Flow Deflection* »

Source: Capital Flow Deflection

Volume/Issue: 2014/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Giordani , Michele Ruta , Hans Weisfeld , and Ling Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498383202

Keywords: cross-border spillovers, policy response, capital flow, capital inflow, General, International Relations and International Political Economy: General,

This paper focuses on the coordination problem among borrowing countries imposing controls on capital infl ows. In a simple model of capital flows and controls, we show that inflow restrictions distort internation...

Chapter 5. What Can Go Wrong? Shifting Vulnerabilities as Asia Rebalances

Chapter 5. What Can Go Wrong? Shifting Vulnerabilities as Asia Rebalances »

Source: Cambodia : Entering a New Phase of Growth

Series: Books

Author(s): Olaf Unteroberdoerster

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475560787

Keywords: banking, financial stability, banking system, financial system, financial sector

At the current juncture, Cambodia is displaying some hybrid economic features—still mostly those of a low-income country but including some aspects of an emerging market economy. It best exemplifies this dua...

II Long-Term Growth Trends

II Long-Term Growth Trends »

Source: India : Economic Reform and Growth

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Richard Hemming , Woosik Chu , Charles Collyns , Karen Parker , Ajai Chopra , and Oliver Fratzscher

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

ISBN: 9781557755391

Keywords: capital goods, capital formation, public enterprises, private investment, expenditure

For most of the period since independence, India has combined a highly interventionist and inward-looking approach to economic development with generally conservative macroeconomic policies. The development...

Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2014 : Recovery Strengthens, Remains Uneven

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484308349

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, real interest rates, gdp growth, real rates

World Economic Outlook Classification, and Statistical Tables....