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How Does the Global Economic Environment Influence the Demand for IMF Resources?

How Does the Global Economic Environment Influence the Demand for IMF Resources? »

Source: How Does the Global Economic Environment Influence the Demand for IMF Resources?

Volume/Issue: 2006/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Selim Elekdag

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864991

Keywords: prediction, IMF lending capacity, IMF income position, probability, current account, predictions, current account balance, credit tranches, Global Outlook, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions

The main objective of this paper is to quantify the relationship between the global economic environment and the number of Stand-By Arrangements (SBAs). The results suggest that oil prices, world interest rates, an...

How Does the Global Economic Environment Influence the Demand for IMF Resources?

How Does the Global Economic Environment Influence the Demand for IMF Resources? »

Volume/Issue: 2006/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Selim Elekdag

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864991.001

ISBN: 9781451864991

Keywords: prediction, IMF lending capacity, IMF income position, probability, current account, predictions, current account balance, credit tranches, Global Outlook, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions

The main objective of this paper is to quantify the relationship between the global economic environment and the number of Stand-By Arrangements (SBAs). The results suggest that oil prices, world interest rates, an...

Inequality, Leverage and Crises

Inequality, Leverage and Crises »

Volume/Issue: 2010/268

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Romain Ranciere , and Michael Kumhof

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455210756.001

ISBN: 9781455210756

Keywords: consumption inequality, distributional conflict, leverage, default risk, global solution methods, probability, calibration, survey, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving

The paper studies how high leverage and crises can arise as a result of changes in the income distribution. Empirically, the periods 1920-1929 and 1983-2008 both exhibited a large increase in the income share of th...

Inequality, Leverage and Crises
			: The Case of Endogenous Default

Inequality, Leverage and Crises : The Case of Endogenous Default »

Volume/Issue: 2013/249

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Kumhof , Romain Ranciere , and Pablo Winant

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484310762.001

ISBN: 9781484310762

Keywords: wealth inequality, debt leverage, wealth in utility, global solution methods, recession, crisis probability, Aggregate Factor Income Distribution, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, wealth inutility, global solution methods.,

The paper studies how high household leverage and crises can arise as a result of changes in the income distribution. Empirically, the periods 1920-1929 and 1983-2008 both exhibited a large increase in the income s...

Is Growth Enough? Macroeconomic Policy and Poverty Reduction

Is Growth Enough? Macroeconomic Policy and Poverty Reduction »

Volume/Issue: 2002/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Leite , Charalambos Tsangarides , and Dhaneshwar Ghura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854091.001

ISBN: 9781451854091

Keywords: Macroeconomic Policy, Bayesian Analysis, probability, logarithm, equation, correlation, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Comparative Studies of Countries,

The paper investigates the existence of "super pro-poor" policies-that is, policies that directly influence the income of the poor after accounting for the effect of growth. It uses a dynamic panel estimator to cap...

Rent Seeking and Endogenous Income Inequality

Rent Seeking and Endogenous Income Inequality »

Volume/Issue: 2001/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Wade , and Era Dabla-Norris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451843262.001

ISBN: 9781451843262

Keywords: lotteries, probability, expropriation, equation, credit markets, equations, Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking

This paper studies the relationship between wealth inequality and occupational choice between rent-seeking and production. With imperfect credit markets and a fixed cost to rent-seeking, only wealthy agents choose...

Slowdown of Credit Flows in Jordan in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis
			: Supply or Demand Driven?

Slowdown of Credit Flows in Jordan in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis : Supply or Demand Driven? »

Volume/Issue: 2010/256

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tigran Poghosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455209569.001

ISBN: 9781455209569

Keywords: credit crunch, equation, monetary policy, supply equation, monetary fund, probability, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper estimates a disequilibrium model of credit supply and demand to evaluate the relative role of these factors in the slowdown of credit flows in the Jordanian economy in the wake of the global financial cr...

Sovereign Spreads
			: Global Risk Aversion, Contagion or Fundamentals?

Sovereign Spreads : Global Risk Aversion, Contagion or Fundamentals? »

Volume/Issue: 2010/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Miguel Segoviano Basurto , Carlos Caceres , and Vincenzo Guzzo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455200795.001

ISBN: 9781455200795

Keywords: Sovereign spreads, contagion, market price of risk, probability, bond, bonds, bond yields, probabilities, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data)

Over the past year, euro area sovereign spreads have exhibited an unprecedented degree of volatility. This paper explores how much of these large movements reflected shifts in (i) global risk aversion (ii) country-...

Transition and Regional Inequality in Russia
			: Reorganization or Procrastination?

Transition and Regional Inequality in Russia : Reorganization or Procrastination? »

Volume/Issue: 2002/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Irina Dolinskaya , and Irina Tytell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858358.001

ISBN: 9781451858358

Keywords: Growth, transition, inequality, income distribution, transition period, probability, per capita income, probabilities, Economic Growth And Aggregate Productivity, Socialist Systems And Transitional Economies

This paper analyzes the evolution of interregional income inequality during transition in Russia. The transition matrix approach reveals that between 1991 and 1997 income mobility tended toward a highly uneven long...

Poverty Dynamics in Rural India

Poverty Dynamics in Rural India »

Volume/Issue: 2002/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jahangir Aziz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858587.001

ISBN: 9781451858587

Keywords: provincial poverty, growth, nonparametric estimation, reducing poverty, probability, rate of poverty reduction, equation, survey, Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty,

India’s progress in reducing poverty at the national level masks substantial disparity in the incidence of poverty at the state level. This paper provides a description of the trends in interstate difference...