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Inflation, Inequality, and Social Conflict

Inflation, Inequality, and Social Conflict »

Volume/Issue: 2006/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christopher Crowe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864182.001

ISBN: 9781451864182

Keywords: inflation tax, inflation tax rate, monetary fund, average inflation, Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions, Capitalist Systems: Political Economy,

This paper presents and then tests a political economy model to analyze the observed positive relationship between income inequality and inflation. The model's key features are unequal access to both inflation-hedg...

Investors' Risk Appetite and Global Financial Market Conditions

Investors' Risk Appetite and Global Financial Market Conditions »

Volume/Issue: 2008/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451869460.001

ISBN: 9781451869460

Keywords: volatility risk, default risk, risk appetite, financial markets, bond, global financial markets, bond spreads, financial market,

A structural vector autoregression model is developed to analyze the dynamics of bond spreads among a sample of mature and developing countries during periods of financial stress in the last decade. The model ident...

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...

Oil Shocks in a Global Perspective
			: Are they Really That Bad?

Oil Shocks in a Global Perspective : Are they Really That Bad? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tobias Rasmussen , and Agustin Roitman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462305254.001

ISBN: 9781462305254

Keywords: Oil importing economies, Oil shock episodes, Emerging and developing countries, Recycling of petrodollars, oil exporters, oil shock, oil importers, oil imports, International Economics: General, International Finance: General

Using a comprehensive global dataset, we outline stylized facts characterizing relationships between crude oil prices and macroeconomic developments across the world. Approaching the data from several angles, we fi...

Portfolio Flows, Global Risk Aversion and Asset Prices in Emerging Markets

Portfolio Flows, Global Risk Aversion and Asset Prices in Emerging Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2014/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nasha Ananchotikul , and Longmei Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498340229.001

ISBN: 9781498340229

Keywords: portfolio flows, global risk aversion, exchange rate, bond, bond flows, risk aversion, stock market, Portfolio Choice,

In recent years, portfolio flows to emerging markets have become increasingly large and volatile. Using weekly portfolio fund flows data, the paper finds that their short-run dynamics are driven mostly by global 'p...

Reaping the Benefits from Global Value Chains

Reaping the Benefits from Global Value Chains »

Volume/Issue: 2015/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kevin Cheng , Sidra Rehman , Dulani Seneviratne , and Shiny Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513516738.001

ISBN: 9781513516738

Keywords: Global Value Chains, GVC, Economic Complexity, Growth, value, trade, value added, development, General, Globalization: General,

Against the backdrop of the rise of global value chains (GVCs), particularly in Asia, this paper documents key developments of GVCs and investigates what factors cause economies to reap greater benefits from GVC pa...

Regional Financial Spillovers Across Europe
			: A Global VAR Analysis

Regional Financial Spillovers Across Europe : A Global VAR Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2009/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Silvia Sgherri , and Alessandro Galesi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871708.001

ISBN: 9781451871708

Keywords: Global VAR, Macro-Financial Linkages, International Financial Spillovers, equity prices, statistics, error variance, cointegration, bootstrap,

The recent financial crisis raises important issues about the transmission of financial shocks across borders. In this paper, a global vector autoregressive (GVAR) model is constructed to assess the relevance of in...

Riding Global Financial Waves
			: The Economic Impact of Global Financial Shocks on Emerging Market Economies

Riding Global Financial Waves : The Economic Impact of Global Financial Shocks on Emerging Market Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2012/188

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gustavo Adler , and Camilo Tovar Mora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505368.001

ISBN: 9781475505368

Keywords: global financial shocks, financial integration, exchange rate, exchange rate flexibility, foreign assets, international financial statistics,

Over the past two decades, most emerging market economies witnessed two key developments. A marked process of financial integration with the rest of the world, arguably turning these economies more vulnerable to gl...

Strengths and Weaknesses in Securities Market Regulation
			: A Global Analysis

Strengths and Weaknesses in Securities Market Regulation : A Global Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2007/259

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jennifer Elliott , and Ana Carvajal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451868227.001

ISBN: 9781451868227

Keywords: securities markets regulation, regulation, standards, securities regulation, standards and codes, market intermediaries,

This paper examines the strengths and weaknesses of securities regulatory systems worldwide with a view to a better understanding of common problems and areas of global concern. We found that a consistent theme eme...

The Distributional Bias of Public Education
			: Causes and Consequences

The Distributional Bias of Public Education : Causes and Consequences »

Volume/Issue: 2004/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Gradstein , and Era Dabla-Norris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875027.001

ISBN: 9781451875027

Keywords: Public education, incidence bias, inequality, education spending, income inequality, private education, Publicly Provided Private Goods, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

While public education is often intended to be progressive in its effects on income distribution, in reality its incidence is often skewed toward the rich. This paper argues that the extent of this bias is directly...