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Gender Inequality and Economic Growth: Evidence from Industry-Level Data1

Gender Inequality and Economic Growth: Evidence from Industry-Level Data1 »

Source: Gender Inequality and Economic Growth: Evidence from Industry-Level Data

Volume/Issue: 2020/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ata Can Bertay , Ljubica Dordevic , and Can Sever

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513546278

Keywords: Economic growth, Population growth, Labor force participation, Infant mortality rates, Manufacturing sector, economic development, gender inequality, WP, female share, GII

We study whether higher gender equality facilitates economic growth by enabling better allocation of a valuable resource: female labor. By allocating female labor to its more productive use, we hypothesize that red...

Gender Inequality and Economic Growth: Evidence from Industry-Level Data

Gender Inequality and Economic Growth: Evidence from Industry-Level Data »

Volume/Issue: 2020/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ata Can Bertay , Ljubica Dordevic , and Can Sever

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513546278.001

ISBN: 9781513546278

Keywords: Economic growth, Population growth, Labor force participation, Infant mortality rates, Manufacturing sector, economic development, gender inequality, WP, female share, GII

We study whether higher gender equality facilitates economic growth by enabling better allocation of a valuable resource: female labor. By allocating female labor to its more productive use, we hypothesize that red...

Dampening Global Financial Shocks: Can Macroprudential Regulation Help (More than Capital Controls)?

Dampening Global Financial Shocks: Can Macroprudential Regulation Help (More than Capital Controls)? »

Source: Dampening Global Financial Shocks: Can Macroprudential Regulation Help (More than Capital Controls)?

Volume/Issue: 2020/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Katharina Bergant , Francesco Grigoli , Niels-Jakob Hansen , and Damiano Sandri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2020

ISBN: 9781513547763

Keywords: Balance of payments, Financial crises, Monetary policy, Central banks, Interest rate policy, Macroprudential policies, capital controls., WP, capital control, VIX

We show that macroprudential regulation can considerably dampen the impact of global financial shocks on emerging markets. More specifically, a tighter level of regulation reduces the sensitivity of GDP growth to V...

Dampening Global Financial Shocks: Can Macroprudential Regulation Help (More than Capital Controls)?

Dampening Global Financial Shocks: Can Macroprudential Regulation Help (More than Capital Controls)? »

Volume/Issue: 2020/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Katharina Bergant , Francesco Grigoli , Niels-Jakob Hansen , and Damiano Sandri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513547763.001

ISBN: 9781513547763

Keywords: Balance of payments, Financial crises, Monetary policy, Central banks, Interest rate policy, Macroprudential policies, capital controls., WP, capital control, VIX

We show that macroprudential regulation can considerably dampen the impact of global financial shocks on emerging markets. More specifically, a tighter level of regulation reduces the sensitivity of GDP growth to V...

Wealth Inequality and Private Savings: The Case of Germany

Wealth Inequality and Private Savings: The Case of Germany »

Volume/Issue: 2020/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mai Dao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513546063.001

ISBN: 9781513546063

Keywords: National income, Interest rates on deposits, Flow of funds, National accounts, Financial crises, Germany, wealth inequality, corporate saving, current account surplus., WP

This paper explores the interaction between corporate ownership concentration and private savings, and by extension, the current account balance in Germany. As high corporate savings largely reflected capital incom...

Wealth Inequality and Private Savings: The Case of Germany

Wealth Inequality and Private Savings: The Case of Germany »

Source: Wealth Inequality and Private Savings: The Case of Germany

Volume/Issue: 2020/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mai Dao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2020

ISBN: 9781513546063

Keywords: National income, Interest rates on deposits, Flow of funds, National accounts, Financial crises, Germany, wealth inequality, corporate saving, current account surplus., WP

This paper explores the interaction between corporate ownership concentration and private savings, and by extension, the current account balance in Germany. As high corporate savings largely reflected capital incom...

People in Economics: Poverty Fighters

People in Economics: Poverty Fighters »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2020

Volume/Issue: 57/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2020

ISBN: 9781513543666

Keywords: Economic policy, Financial crises, Economies, Development, Economic analysis, FD, F&D, pandemic, develop economy, emerge economy

Finance & Development, June 2020...

Predictive Density Aggregation: A Model for Global GDP Growth

Predictive Density Aggregation: A Model for Global GDP Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2020/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesca Caselli , Francesco Grigoli , Romain Lafarguette , and Changchun Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513545653.001

ISBN: 9781513545653

Keywords: Real effective exchange rates, Indicators of economic activity, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Economic policy, Density aggregation, density evaluation, global GDP growth, predictive density., WP

In this paper we propose a novel approach to obtain the predictive density of global GDP growth. It hinges upon a bottom-up probabilistic model that estimates and combines single countries' predictive GDP growth de...

Predictive Density Aggregation: A Model for Global GDP Growth*

Predictive Density Aggregation: A Model for Global GDP Growth* »

Source: Predictive Density Aggregation: A Model for Global GDP Growth

Volume/Issue: 2020/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesca Caselli , Francesco Grigoli , Romain Lafarguette , and Changchun Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513545653

Keywords: Real effective exchange rates, Indicators of economic activity, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Economic policy, Density aggregation, density evaluation, global GDP growth, predictive density., WP

In this paper we propose a novel approach to obtain the predictive density of global GDP growth. It hinges upon a bottom-up probabilistic model that estimates and combines single countries' predictive GDP growth de...

Model-Based Globally-Consistent Risk Assessment

Model-Based Globally-Consistent Risk Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2020/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michal Andrle , and Benjamin Hunt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513536460.001

ISBN: 9781513536460

Keywords: Economic models, Economic policy, Business cycles, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, DSGE models, predictive density, nonlinear, non-Gaussian, skew

This paper outlines an approach to assess uncertainty around a forecast baseline as well as the impact of alternative policy rules on macro variability. The approach allows for non-Gaussian shock distributions and...