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Challenges of Growth and Globalization in the Middle East and North Africa

Challenges of Growth and Globalization in the Middle East and North Africa »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Hamid Davoodi , and George Abed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062290.073

ISBN: 9781589062290

Keywords: exchange rate, growth rates, tfp, oil-producing countries, economic growth

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is an economically diverse region. Despite undertaking economic reforms in many countries, and having considerable success in avoiding crises and achieving macroeconomic stab...

Challenges of Growth and Globalization in the Middle East and North Africa

Challenges of Growth and Globalization in the Middle East and North Africa »

Source: Challenges of Growth and Globalization in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Hamid Davoodi , and George Abed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062290

Keywords: exchange rate, growth rates, tfp, oil-producing countries, economic growth

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is an economically diverse region that includes countries with a common heritage, vastly different levels of per capita income, and a common...

CHAPTER 2. Growth and Poverty Reduction

CHAPTER 2. Growth and Poverty Reduction »

Source: Growth and Poverty Reduction in Armenia : Achievements and Challenges

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Christian Beddies , Enrique Gelbard , James McHugh , Laure Redifer , and Garbis Iradian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2005

ISBN: 9781589064515

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty reduction, banking, banking system, tfp, tax revenues, tax administration

This chapter reviews Armenia’s growth performance and poverty indicators since the early 1990s. It seeks to respond to the following four questions: What were the sources of growth? Can the recent rapid grow...

China
			: Competing in the Global Economy

China : Competing in the Global Economy »

Series: Books

Author(s): Wanda Tseng , and Markus Rodlauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 February 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061781.071

ISBN: 9781589061781

Keywords: fdi, direct investment, foreign direct investment, nonperforming loans, tfp

China's economic reforms over the past two decades have brought tremendous economic transformation, rapid growth, and closer integration into the global economy. Real income per capita has increased fivefold, raisi...

Epilogue Promoting Competitiveness in Manufacturing: A Continuing Challenge for Improving Sub-Saharan Africa’s Integration into the Global Economy

Epilogue Promoting Competitiveness in Manufacturing: A Continuing Challenge for Improving Sub-Saharan Africa’s Integration into the Global Economy »

Source: Policies to Promote Competitiveness in Manufacturing in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Develop

Publication Date: 20 August 2001

ISBN: 9789264187054

Keywords: manufactured exports, export performance, industry trade, exporters, tfp

When the conference which led to this book was held in the autumn of 1998, sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) was already experiencing the fallout from the 1997-98 financial crises. The rippl...

Financial Inclusion and Stability In Africa’s Middle-Income Countries Including Namibia

Financial Inclusion and Stability In Africa’s Middle-Income Countries Including Namibia »

Source: Namibia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475580396

Keywords: Financial stability, Economic growth, Productivity, Political economy, Namibia, Selected issues, Fiscal reforms, tfp, labor market, labor force

This Selected Issues paper analyzes policies that can raise potential growth in small middle-income countries (SMICs) of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The findings suggest that although macroeconomic stability and trad...

Global Declining Competition1

Global Declining Competition1 »

Source: Global Declining Competition

Volume/Issue: 2019/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Federico Diez , Jiayue Fan , and Carolina Villegas-Sánchez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498311113

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Capital stocks, Employment, Production, Production functions, Markups, Market power, TFP, Firm size, markup

Using a new firm-level dataset on private and listed firms from 20 countries, we document five stylized facts on market power in global markets. First, competition has declined around the world, measured as a moder...

The Global Economic Recovery 10 Years After the 2008 Financial Crisis

The Global Economic Recovery 10 Years After the 2008 Financial Crisis »

Source: The Global Economic Recovery 10 Years After the 2008 Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2019/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wenjie Chen , Mico Mrkaic , and Malhar Nabar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498305426

Keywords: Supply and demand, Public sector borrowing requirements, Negative interest rates, Bank credit, Central banks, Financial crisis, GDP trend, output deviations, employment deviations, bank crisis

This paper takes stock of the global economic recovery a decade after the 2008 financial crisis. Output losses after the crisis appear to be persistent, irrespective of whether a country suffered a banking crisis i...

Global Imbalances

Global Imbalances »

Source: Global Imbalances : The Role of Non-Tradabletotal Factor Productivity in Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 2009/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alessandro Rebucci , Nicoletta Batini , Pietro Cova , and Massimiliano Pisani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451872101

Keywords: trade deficit, non-tradable sector, GEM, tfp, tradable goods, elasticity of substitution, intermediate goods, terms of trade,

This paper investigates the role played by total factor productivity (TFP) in the tradable and nontradable sectors of the United States, the euro area, and Japan in the emergence and evolution of today's global tra...

Globalization and Growth in the Twentieth Century

Globalization and Growth in the Twentieth Century »

Source: Globalization and Growth in the Twentieth Century

Volume/Issue: 2000/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): N. Crafts

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451846409

Keywords: Growth, convergence, tfp, growth rates, real gdp, growth accounting

This paper reviews the experience of economic growth during the twentieth century with a view to highlighting implications for both growth economists and policy-makers. The unprecedented divergence in income levels...