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Benford’s Law and Macroeconomic Data Quality

Benford’s Law and Macroeconomic Data Quality »

Source: Benford's Law and Macroeconomic Data Quality

Volume/Issue: 2009/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , and Gonzalo Pastor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

ISBN: 9781451871579

Keywords: Benford&;amp;#x2019;s law, first-digit phenomenon, data quality, data errors, data dissemination ROSC, statistics, observations, goodness of fit, survey,

This paper examines the usefulness of testing the conformity of macroeconomic data with Benford's law as indicator of data quality. Most of the macroeconomic data series tested conform with Benford's law. However,...

A Review of PPP-Adjusted GDP Estimation and its Potential Use for the Fund's Operational Purposes

A Review of PPP-Adjusted GDP Estimation and its Potential Use for the Fund's Operational Purposes »

Source: A Review of PPP-Adjusted GDP Estimation and its Potential Use for the Fund's Operational Purposes

Volume/Issue: 1995/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nancy Wagner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1995

ISBN: 9781451843613

Keywords: purchasing power parity, civil service

International comparison of economic aggregates, expressed in domestic currencies, requires their conversion into a common numeraire currency such as the U.S. dollar or the SDR. Since market (or official) exchange...

In the news: De Rato calls for joint efforts to sharply boost Africa’s growth

In the news: De Rato calls for joint efforts to sharply boost Africa’s growth »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 09

Volume/Issue: 34/9

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451938548

Keywords: international monetary fund, development economics, central bank, atomic energy

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Available on the web

Available on the web »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 22

Volume/Issue: 32/22

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451925692

Keywords: exchange rate, good governance, monetary policy, monetary policies, international monetary fund, Interview with Raghuram Rajan,

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

IMF Lending

IMF Lending »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 07

Volume/Issue: 35/7

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451968019

Keywords: international monetary fund, development economics, economic outlook, economic cooperation

2006 spring meetings preview; Reform at the IMF: Medium-Term Strategy; Global Financial Stability Report; World Economic Outlook: Oil and imbalances; Globalization and inflation; Puzzle of corporate saving; Profita...

Further Liberalization Takes Effect in WAEMU Zone Countries

Further Liberalization Takes Effect in WAEMU Zone Countries »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 28, Issue 05

Volume/Issue: 28/5

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451935103

Keywords: financial stability, debt, industrial countries, emerging market economies, market volatility

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

IMF lending: Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of October 31

IMF lending: Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of October 31 »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 22

Volume/Issue: 34/22

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451939019

Keywords: regional cooperation, international monetary fund, central bank, external trade

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

IMF lending: Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of April 30

IMF lending: Stand-By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of April 30 »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 34, Issue 09

Volume/Issue: 34/9

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451938548

Keywords: international monetary fund, development economics, central bank, atomic energy

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

In the News: IMF Opens New Center to Boost Capacity Building in Africa

In the News: IMF Opens New Center to Boost Capacity Building in Africa »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 36 Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 36/1

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451938135

Keywords: education, secondary education, financial globalization, secondary

IMF opens African technical assistance center; interview with Raghuram Rajan; IMF weighs contingent financing; Latin American growth; Nepal seeks prosperity; link between budget institutions, fiscal outcomes; fuel...

Stand–By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of September 30

Stand–By, EFF, and PRGF arrangements as of September 30 »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 19

Volume/Issue: 31/19

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451927344

Keywords: trading system, trade barriers, market access, world economy

Improving market access for developing countries is one of the most important steps that rich countries can take in fighting global poverty, according to the chief economists of the World Bank and the IMF. Both ins...