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Tourism Specialization and Economic Development

Tourism Specialization and Economic Development »

Source: Tourism Specialization and Economic Development : Evidence from the UNESCO World Heritage List

Volume/Issue: 2009/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Piotrowski , Rabah Arezki , and Reda Cherif

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451873238

Keywords: economic development and growth and instrumental variables, unesco world heritage, heritage, world heritage,

The present paper investigates whether tourism specialization is a viable strategy for development. We estimate standard growth equations augmented with a variable measuring tourism specialization using instrumenta...

What is Really Good for Long-Term Growth? Lessons from a Binary Classification Tree (BCT) Approach

What is Really Good for Long-Term Growth? Lessons from a Binary Classification Tree (BCT) Approach »

Source: What is Really Good for Long-Term Growth? Lessons from a Binary Classification Tree (BCT) Approach

Volume/Issue: 2008/263

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , and Montfort Mlachila

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451871210

Keywords: Binary Classification Tree, population density, terms of trade, trade growth, life expectancy, school enrollment,

Although the economic growth literature has come a long way since the Solow-Swan model of the fifties, there is still considerable debate on the "real' or "deep" determinants of growth. This paper revisits the ques...

An Evaluation of the World Economic Outlook Forecasts

An Evaluation of the World Economic Outlook Forecasts »

Source: An Evaluation of the World Economic Outlook Forecasts

Volume/Issue: 2006/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Allan Timmermann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451863192

Keywords: Global economic condition, forecast performance, and evaluation, inflation, statistics, correlation, inflation forecasts, General Aggregative Models: Forecasting and Simulation, Prices, Business Fluctuations

The World Economic Outlook (WEO) is a key source of forecasts of global economic conditions. It is therefore important to review the performance of these forecasts against both actual outcomes and alternative forec...

Appendix II. Executive Directors and Voting Power

Appendix II. Executive Directors and Voting Power »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1964

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1964

ISBN: 9781616351762

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, international liquidity, export earnings, current account

as of April 30, 1964 Director Alternate...

Appendix III. Changes in Membership of Executive Board

Appendix III. Changes in Membership of Executive Board »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1964

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1964

ISBN: 9781616351762

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, international liquidity, export earnings, current account

Changes in the membership of the Executive Board between May 1, 1963 and April 30, 1964 were as follows: Louis Plum (Belgium) served as Temporary Alternate Executive Dir...

Appendix II Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1969

Appendix II Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1969 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1969

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1969

ISBN: 9781616351816

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, international trade, current account, repurchases

Director Alternate Casting Votes of Votes by Country...

Appendix III Changes in Membership of Executive Board

Appendix III Changes in Membership of Executive Board »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1969

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1969

ISBN: 9781616351816

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, international trade, current account, repurchases

Changes in the membership of the Executive Board between May 1, 1968 and April 30, 1969 were as follows: Guenther Schleiminger (Germany) was appointed Executive Director by Germany, effective May 1,...

Appendix IV Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1976

Appendix IV Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1976 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1976

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1976

ISBN: 9781616351885

Keywords: exchange rate, balance of payments, repurchases, exchange rates, current account

General Account Special DrawingAccount...

Appendix I. Executive Board Decisions

Appendix I. Executive Board Decisions »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1964

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1964

ISBN: 9781616351762

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, international liquidity, export earnings, current account

A. Quota Increases: Gold Subscriptions In connection with any quota increases granted in accordance with the Fund’s decision on “Compensatory Financing of Export Fluctuations” and an...

Appendix I The Fund in 1975/76

Appendix I The Fund in 1975/76 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1976

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1976

ISBN: 9781616351885

Keywords: exchange rate, balance of payments, repurchases, exchange rates, current account

The tables in this appendix supplement the information given in Chapter 3 on the activities of the Fund during the past year. For some aspects of the Fund’s operations, data covering longer periods are inclu...