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Global Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries

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Source: Global Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2012/089

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.;International Monetary Fund. African Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2012

ISBN: 9781498339766

Keywords: Capital inflows, Commodity price fluctuations, Cross country analysis, Economic indicators, External shocks, Fiscal policy, Fiscal risk, Foreign direct investment, Inward remittances, Low-income developing countries

The rapid recovery in many low-income countries (LICs) following the global crisis has been sustained in 2012. Softening commodity prices have led to moderating inflation pressures in most LICs. However, progress i...

Global Value Chains and Productivity: Micro Evidence from Estonia*

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Source: Global Value Chains and Productivity: Micro Evidence from Estonia

Volume/Issue: 2020/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hang Banh , Philippe Wingender , and Cheikh Gueye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513542300

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Economic growth, Price indexes, Financial crises, Labor productivity, global value chains, trade, productivity, WP, industry level

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an unprecedented collapse in global economic activity and trade. The crisis has also highlighted the role played by global value chains (GVC), with countries facing shortages of com...

Global Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries

Global Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Policy Challenges Facing Low-Income Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2012/089

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.;International Monetary Fund. African Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498339766.007

ISBN: 9781498339766

Keywords: Capital inflows, Commodity price fluctuations, Cross country analysis, Economic indicators, External shocks, Fiscal policy, Fiscal risk, Foreign direct investment, Inward remittances, Low-income developing countries

The rapid recovery in many low-income countries (LICs) following the global crisis has been sustained in 2012. Softening commodity prices have led to moderating inflation pressures in most LICs. However, progress i...

Global Value Chains and Productivity: Micro Evidence from Estonia

Global Value Chains and Productivity: Micro Evidence from Estonia »

Volume/Issue: 2020/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hang Banh , Philippe Wingender , and Cheikh Gueye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513542300.001

ISBN: 9781513542300

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Economic growth, Price indexes, Financial crises, Labor productivity, global value chains, trade, productivity, WP, industry level

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an unprecedented collapse in global economic activity and trade. The crisis has also highlighted the role played by global value chains (GVC), with countries facing shortages of com...

Stranded! How Rising Inequality Suppressed US Migration and Hurt Those Left Behind

Stranded! How Rising Inequality Suppressed US Migration and Hurt Those Left Behind »

Volume/Issue: 2019/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Jelle Barkema

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498311373.001

ISBN: 9781498311373

Keywords: Labor supply, Labor mobility, House price indexes, Labor markets, Housing prices, Migration, Inequality, Economic Opportunity, CBSA, CBSAs

Using bilateral data on migration across US metro areas, we find strong evidence that increasing house price and income inequality has reduced long distance migration, the type most linked to jobs. For those migrat...

Stranded! How Rising Inequality Suppressed US Migration and Hurt Those Left Behind

Stranded! How Rising Inequality Suppressed US Migration and Hurt Those Left Behind »

Source: Stranded! How Rising Inequality Suppressed US Migration and Hurt Those Left Behind

Volume/Issue: 2019/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Jelle Barkema

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498311373

Keywords: Labor supply, Labor mobility, House price indexes, Labor markets, Housing prices, Migration, Inequality, Economic Opportunity, CBSA, CBSAs

Using bilateral data on migration across US metro areas, we find strong evidence that increasing house price and income inequality has reduced long distance migration, the type most linked to jobs. For those migrat...

Trade Interconnectedness - The World with Global Value Chains

Trade Interconnectedness - The World with Global Value Chains »

Volume/Issue: 2013/072

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 August 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498341400.007

ISBN: 9781498341400

Keywords: Economic growth, International trade, Protectionism, Real effective exchange rates, Trade integration, Trade policy, Economic conditions, Patterns of trade, Economic theory, Price indexes

The aim of this paper is to address the implications of Global Value Chains (GVCs) for the Fund's surveillance work. The paper first draws on the World Input-Output Database (WIOD) to document the dynamics of trade...

Trade Interconnectedness - The World with Global Value Chains

Trade Interconnectedness - The World with Global Value Chains »

Source: Trade Interconnectedness - The World with Global Value Chains

Volume/Issue: 2013/072

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 August 2013

ISBN: 9781498341400

Keywords: Economic growth, International trade, Protectionism, Real effective exchange rates, Trade integration, Trade policy, Economic conditions, Patterns of trade, Economic theory, Price indexes

The aim of this paper is to address the implications of Global Value Chains (GVCs) for the Fund's surveillance work. The paper first draws on the World Input-Output Database (WIOD) to document the dynamics of trade...