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Population distribution within LDCs

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Source: Finance & Development, September 1984

Volume/Issue: 21/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1984

ISBN: 9781616353582

Keywords: bonds, financial markets, bank bonds, private capital, private capital flows

This paper examines the impact of the World Bank on the financial markets and developing countries. The sound financial structure of the Bank rests on its conservative loan-to-capital ratio. Its large liquidity is...

Time Series Analysis of Export Demand Equations

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Source: Time Series Analysis of Export Demand Equations : A Cross-Country Analysis

Volume/Issue: 1998/149

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Claudio Montenegro , and Abdelhak Senhadji

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1998

ISBN: 9781451923582

Keywords: Export demand, Income and Price Elasticities, Cointegration, equation, income elasticities, statistic, equations

The paper estimates export demand elasticities for a large number of developing and developed countries, using time-series techniques that account for the nonstationarity in the data. The average long-run price and...

Four Decades of Terms-of-Trade Booms

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Source: Four Decades of Terms-of-Trade Booms : Saving-Investment Patterns and a New Metric of Income Windfall

Volume/Issue: 2013/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gustavo Adler , and Nicolas Magud

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484356241

Keywords: windfall, real income, aggregate saving, saving rate, trade shocks, trade shock, terms-of-trade shocks, domestic investment, Other, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

We study the history of terms-of-trade booms (during 1970–2012), with a focus on Latin America, through the prisms of a simple metric that quantifies the associated income windfall. We also document saving p...

Can the Neoclassical Model Explain the Distribution of Foreign Direct Investment Across Developing Countries?

Can the Neoclassical Model Explain the Distribution of Foreign Direct Investment Across Developing Countries? »

Source: Can the Neoclassical Model Explain the Distribution of Foreign Direct Investment Across Developing Countries?

Volume/Issue: 1998/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Harm Zebregs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451929607

Keywords: Foreign Investment, Neoclassical Theory, fdi, marginal products, marginal product, foreign capital, direct investment

Since the beginning of the 1990s, foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries has increased dramatically. The distribution of FDI flows across these countries, however, is highly uneven; only a small nu...