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World Economic Outlook, April 2019

Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery

The global economic expansion decelerated in the second half of 2018 with global growth projected to slow to 3.3 percent in 2019, with risks to future growth on the downside.

World Economic Outlook, April 2019

Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery

The global economic expansion decelerated in the second half of 2018 with global growth projected to slow to 3.3 percent in 2019, with risks to future growth on the downside.

Does Globalization Lower Wages and Export Jobs?

Does Globalization Lower Wages and Export Jobs? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Matthew Slaughter , and Phillip Swagel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756794.051

ISBN: 9781557756794

Keywords: wages, wage, skilled workers, import competition, international trade

Increased globalization - the international integration of markets for goods, technology, labor, and capital - has coincided in the past 20 years with a shift in demand from less-skilled workers to those with more...

Does Globalization Lower Wages and Export Jobs?

Does Globalization Lower Wages and Export Jobs? »

Source: Does Globalization Lower Wages and Export Jobs?

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Matthew Slaughter , and Phillip Swagel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756794

Keywords: wages, wage, skilled workers, import competition, international trade

Globalization—the international integration of goods, technology, labor, and capital—is everywhere to be seen. In any large city in any country, Japanese cars ply the streets, a telephone call can arrange th...

The Effect of Globalization on Wages in the Advanced Economies

The Effect of Globalization on Wages in the Advanced Economies »

Source: The Effect of Globalization on Wages in the Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 1997/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Phillip Swagel , and Matthew Slaughter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451846294

Keywords: Globalization, trade and wages, capital mobility, wage, skilled workers, import competition, international trade

This paper examines the effect of globalization on labor markets in the advanced economies, focusing particularly on the claim that increased economic integration has widened the gap between the wages of more skill...

Financial Inclusion and Bank Competition in Sub-Saharan Africa

Financial Inclusion and Bank Competition in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Financial Inclusion and Bank Competition in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2018/256

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Azanaw Mengistu , and Hector Perez Saiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484386163

Keywords: Accounts, Competition, Financial inclusion, Financial soundness indicators, Balance sheets, Sub-Saharan Africa, financial soundness, debit cards, Business Objectives of the Firm

In this paper we study how competition and financial soundness affect financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). We use detailed individual-level survey data, combined with key country-level indicators of ban...

Forum: Grappling with Globalization

Forum: Grappling with Globalization »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 16

Volume/Issue: 35/16

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451968606

Keywords: international monetary fund, economic outlook, wage differentials, Doha Round (2001-), Economic History, European Economic And Monetary Union (emu). Membership, International Competition, International Economic Integration, International Monetary Fund (imf). Trade Integration Mechanism (tim), Negotiation In Business

U.S. fiscal outlook; U.S. inflation dynamics; Ireland, FYR Macedonia, El Salvador, Uruguay briefs; Egypt: growth and reform; Canadian female labor participation; EU: Stability and Growth Pact; Suspension of Doha ta...

Globalization, Tax Competition and the Future of Tax Systems1

Globalization, Tax Competition and the Future of Tax Systems1 »

Source: Globalization, Tax Competition and the Future of Tax Systems

Volume/Issue: 1996/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1996

ISBN: 9781451928280

Keywords: tax systems, tax competition, tax rates, taxation, tax revenue

This paper discusses the implications for tax systems of globalization of capital markets and of economies. It shows the extent to which particular taxes are affected by the globalization process. It speculates on...

Financial Inclusion and Bank Competition in Sub-Saharan Africa

Financial Inclusion and Bank Competition in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2018/256

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Azanaw Mengistu , and Hector Perez Saiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484386163.001

ISBN: 9781484386163

Keywords: Accounts, Competition, Financial inclusion, Financial soundness indicators, Balance sheets, Sub-Saharan Africa, financial soundness, debit cards, Business Objectives of the Firm

In this paper we study how competition and financial soundness affect financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). We use detailed individual-level survey data, combined with key country-level indicators of ban...

Globalization, Tax Competition and the Future of Tax Systems

Globalization, Tax Competition and the Future of Tax Systems »

Volume/Issue: 1996/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451928280.001

ISBN: 9781451928280

Keywords: tax systems, tax competition, tax rates, taxation, tax revenue

This paper discusses the implications for tax systems of globalization of capital markets and of economies. It shows the extent to which particular taxes are affected by the globalization process. It speculates on...

Innovation and Corporate Cash Holdings in the Era of Globalization

Innovation and Corporate Cash Holdings in the Era of Globalization »

Volume/Issue: 2019/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Konrad Adler , JaeBin Ahn , and Mai Chi Dao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484392164.001

ISBN: 9781484392164

Keywords: International trade, cash holdings, R&;D, R&;amp;#x0026;D, Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies

We document a broad-based trend in rising cash holdings of firms across major industrialized countries over the last two decades, a trend that is most pronounced for firms engaged strongly in R&D activities. Our co...

The Effect of Globalization on Wages in the Advanced Economies

The Effect of Globalization on Wages in the Advanced Economies »

Volume/Issue: 1997/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Phillip Swagel , and Matthew Slaughter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846294.001

ISBN: 9781451846294

Keywords: Globalization, trade and wages, capital mobility, wage, skilled workers, import competition, international trade

This paper examines the effect of globalization on labor markets in the advanced economies, focusing particularly on the claim that increased economic integration has widened the gap between the wages of more skill...