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Remittances and Vulnerability in Developing Countries1

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Source: Remittances and Vulnerability in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2014/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giulia Bettin , Andrea Presbitero , and Nicola Spatafora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484385081

Keywords: Shocks, Business cycle, Vulnerability, Gravity model, remittance, migrant, bilateral remittances, official remittances, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems

This paper examines how international remittances are affected by structural characteristics, macroeconomic conditions, and adverse shocks in both source and recipient economies. We exploit a novel, rich panel data...

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...

A Historical Public Debt Database

A Historical Public Debt Database »

Source: A Historical Public Debt Database

Volume/Issue: 2010/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

ISBN: 9781455209453

Keywords: Historical Debt, Gross Debt, Debt-to-GDP, Debt Database, government debt, debt data, debt ratios, debt ratio, National Budget, Deficit

This paper describes the compilation of the first truly comprehensive database on gross government debt-to-GDP ratios, covering nearly the entire IMF membership (174 countries) and spanning an exceptionally long ti...

Business Cycle Fluctuations, Large Shocks, and Development Aid

Business Cycle Fluctuations, Large Shocks, and Development Aid »

Source: Business Cycle Fluctuations, Large Shocks, and Development Aid : New Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2010/240

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , Camelia Minoiu , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455209408

Keywords: foreign aid, bilateral donors, business cycle, macroeconomic shocks, aid flows, bilateral aid, development aid, dynamic effects, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

We examine the cyclical properties of development aid using bilateral data for 22 donors and over 100 recipients during 1970?2005. We find that bilateral aid flows are on average procyclical with respect to busines...

Appendix IX Classification of Countries

Appendix IX Classification of Countries »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1988

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1988

ISBN: 9781451944716

Keywords: balance of payments, repurchases, current account, general resources account, exporting countries

The classification scheme used in the preparation of this Report is as follows. 1 Industrial countries comprise: Australia Austria Belgium...

Appendix V Changes in Membership of Executive Board

Appendix V Changes in Membership of Executive Board »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1977

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1977

ISBN: 9781616351892

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

Changes in the membership of the Executive Board between May 1, 1976 and April 30, 1977 were as follows: Peter J. Bull (United Kingdom) resigned as Alternate Executive Director to William S. Ryrie (...

Appendix V Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1988

Appendix V Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1988 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1988

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1988

ISBN: 9781451944716

Keywords: balance of payments, repurchases, current account, general resources account, exporting countries

Director Alternate CastingVotes of VotesbyCountry...

APPENDIX VI: Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1989

APPENDIX VI: Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1989 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1989

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451944754

Keywords: balance of payments, debt reduction, general resources account, repayments, repurchases

Director Alternate Casting Votes of Votes by Country...

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 IV Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1977

Appendix IV Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1977 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1977

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1977

ISBN: 9781616351892

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

Director Alternate CastingVotes of VotesbyCountry...