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The Global Economy Model: Theoretical Framework

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Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 55, No. 2

Volume: 55

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2008

ISBN: 9781589067233

Keywords: equations, inflation, equation, monetary policy, calibration

This special issue is devoted to the Global Economy Model (GEM), a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models widely used by the IMF and central banks worldwide to study issues that cannot be adequately addresse...

Global Imbalances, Productivity Differentials, and Financial Integration

Global Imbalances, Productivity Differentials, and Financial Integration »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 56, No. 3

Volume: 56

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2009

ISBN: 9781589068209

Keywords: trade openness, trade liberalization, import duties, transition economies, trade barriers

Studies of the impact of trade openness on growth are based either on crosscountry analysis—which lacks transparency—or case studies—which lack statistical rigor. This paper applies a transpare...

Global Rebalancing with Gravity: Measuring the Burden of Adjustment

Global Rebalancing with Gravity: Measuring the Burden of Adjustment »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 55, No. 3

Volume: 55

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2008

ISBN: 9781589067240

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regimes, monetary fund, foreign exchange, inflation

This special issue on exchange rates is drawn from the Eighth Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference held at the International Monetary Fund in Washington in November 2007. The Mundell-Fleming Lecture by Stanley...

Growth and Volatility in an Era of Globalization

Growth and Volatility in an Era of Globalization »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 52, Special Issue, IMF Conference in Honor of Michael Mussa

Volume: 52

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 2005

ISBN: 9781589064478

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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: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 55, No. 4

Volume: 55

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067257

Keywords: copper, nickel, zinc, lead, tin, Super Cycles in Real Metals Prices?,

In this issue, John T. Cuddington and Daniel Jerrett from the Colorado School of Mines examine whether metals prices are in a "super cycle" upswing driven by intensive economic growth in China, in particular. Using...

How Global Financial Markets Affect Sub-Saharan Africa

How Global Financial Markets Affect Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 57, No. 1

Volume: 57

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2010

ISBN: 9781589069114

Keywords: debt overhang, debt relief, indebted countries, external debt, highly indebted countries

Do highly indebted countries suffer from a debt overhang? Can debt relief foster their growth rates? To answer these important questions, this article looks at how the debt-growth relation varies with indebtedness...

Income Inequality: Does Inflation Matter?

Income Inequality: Does Inflation Matter? »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 48, No. 1

Volume: 48

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): Robert Flood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451974614

Keywords: inflation, inflation rate, inflation rates, effect of inflation, fixed effects

This paper re-examines the issue of the existence of threshold effects in the relationship between inflation and growth, using new econometric techniques that provide appropriate procedures for estimation and infer...

Inflation Targeting and Price-Level-Path Targeting in the Global Economy Model: Some Open Economy Considerations

Inflation Targeting and Price-Level-Path Targeting in the Global Economy Model: Some Open Economy Considerations »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 55, No. 2

Volume: 55

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2008

ISBN: 9781589067233

Keywords: equations, inflation, equation, monetary policy, calibration

This special issue is devoted to the Global Economy Model (GEM), a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models widely used by the IMF and central banks worldwide to study issues that cannot be adequately addresse...

The International Monetary Fund and the global Spread of Privatization

The International Monetary Fund and the global Spread of Privatization »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 51, No. 2

Volume: 51

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2004

ISBN: 9781589063235

Keywords: privatization revenues, privatization programs, privatization transactions, privatization program, American Dollar, Autoregression, Cohort Analysis, Conditionality (finance), Correlation (statistics), Effect Of Education On Economic Development

This second issue for 2004 contains 8 new papers, including notable contributions from: Nancy Brune, Geoffrey Garrett, and Bruce Kogut on the global spread of privatization; and Mark P. Taylor and Elena T. Branson...

Intragenerational Redistribution in Unfunded Pension Systems

Intragenerational Redistribution in Unfunded Pension Systems »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 47, No. 1

Volume: 47

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451974584

Keywords: pyramid scheme, pyramid schemes, deposits, depositors, interest rates

This paper discusses the origins of the pyramid schemes and the way the authorities handled them. The paper analyzes the economic effects of the pyramid schemes, concluding that despite the descent into anarchy tri...