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Measuring Competitiveness in a World of Global Value Chains

Measuring Competitiveness in a World of Global Value Chains »

Volume/Issue: 2018/229

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , Maximiliano Appendino , Jelle Barkema , and Diego Cerdeiro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337134.001

ISBN: 9781484337134

Keywords: Economic integration, Global value chains, International competitiveness, Trade openness, Trade Forecasting and Simulation, Globalization: Macroeconomic Impacts

All common real effective exchange rate indexes assume trade is only in final goods, despite the growing presence of global supply chains. Extending effective exchange rate indexes to include such intermediate good...

Measuring Competitiveness in a World of Global Value Chains

Measuring Competitiveness in a World of Global Value Chains »

Source: Measuring Competitiveness in a World of Global Value Chains

Volume/Issue: 2018/229

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , Maximiliano Appendino , Jelle Barkema , and Diego Cerdeiro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484337134

Keywords: Economic integration, Global value chains, International competitiveness, Trade openness, Trade Forecasting and Simulation, Globalization: Macroeconomic Impacts

All common real effective exchange rate indexes assume trade is only in final goods, despite the growing presence of global supply chains. Extending effective exchange rate indexes to include such intermediate good...

Fintech, Inclusive Growth and Cyber Risks: Focus on the MENAP and CCA Regions

Fintech, Inclusive Growth and Cyber Risks: Focus on the MENAP and CCA Regions »

Source: Fintech, Inclusive Growth and Cyber Risks: Focus on the MENAP and CCA Regions

Volume/Issue: 2018/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Inutu Lukonga

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484374900

Keywords: Fintech, Cyber Risks, Financial Stability, Inclusive Growth and Financial Inclusion, Inclusive Growth and Cyber Risks: A Focus on the MENAP and CCA Regions

Financial technology (fintech) is emerging as an innovative way to achieve financial inclusion and the broader objective of inclusive growth. Thus far, fintech in the MENAP and CCA remains below potential with limi...

Fintech, Inclusive Growth and Cyber Risks: Focus on the MENAP and CCA Regions

Fintech, Inclusive Growth and Cyber Risks: Focus on the MENAP and CCA Regions »

Volume/Issue: 2018/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Inutu Lukonga

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484374900.001

ISBN: 9781484374900

Keywords: Fintech, Cyber Risks, Financial Stability, Inclusive Growth and Financial Inclusion, Inclusive Growth and Cyber Risks: A Focus on the MENAP and CCA Regions

Financial technology (fintech) is emerging as an innovative way to achieve financial inclusion and the broader objective of inclusive growth. Thus far, fintech in the MENAP and CCA remains below potential with limi...

The Globalization of Farmland: Theory and Empirical Evidence1

The Globalization of Farmland: Theory and Empirical Evidence1 »

Source: The Globalization of Farmland: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2018/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , Christian Bogmans , and Harris Selod

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484362105

Keywords: Large-Scale Land Acquisitions, Food Independence, Platform FDI, Land Governance, General, Agriculture in International Trade

This paper is the first to provide both theoretical and empirical evidence of farmland globalization whereby international investors directly acquire large tracts of agricultural land in other countries. A theoreti...

The Globalization of Farmland: Theory and Empirical Evidence

The Globalization of Farmland: Theory and Empirical Evidence »

Volume/Issue: 2018/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , Christian Bogmans , and Harris Selod

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484362105.001

ISBN: 9781484362105

Keywords: Large-Scale Land Acquisitions, Food Independence, Platform FDI, Land Governance, General, Agriculture in International Trade

This paper is the first to provide both theoretical and empirical evidence of farmland globalization whereby international investors directly acquire large tracts of agricultural land in other countries. A theoreti...

The Global Financial Crisis: 10 Years On, Why Many Still Feel the Pain: Interview with Valerie Cerra

The Global Financial Crisis: 10 Years On, Why Many Still Feel the Pain: Interview with Valerie Cerra »

Source: IMF Research Perspectives : Spring/Summer 2018

Volume/Issue: 19/1

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484362242

Keywords: Economic reforms, Global Financial Crisis; populism; economic reforms; digital economy; data; technology; robotics, Global Financial Crisis, populism, digital economy, data, technology, robotics

IMF Research Perspective (formerly published as IMF Research Bulletin) is a new, redesigned online newsletter covering updates on IMF research. In the inaugural issue of the newsletter, Hites Ahir interviews Valeri...

Global Market Power and its Macroeconomic Implications

Global Market Power and its Macroeconomic Implications »

Source: Global Market Power and its Macroeconomic Implications

Volume/Issue: 2018/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Federico Diez , Daniel Leigh , and Suchanan Tambunlertchai

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484361672

Keywords: Investment, Market power, markup, concentration, innovation, labor share, General

We estimate the evolution of markups of publicly traded firms in 74 economies from 1980-2016. In advanced economies, markups have increased by an average of 39 percent since 1980. The increase is broad-based across...

Global Market Power and its Macroeconomic Implications

Global Market Power and its Macroeconomic Implications »

Volume/Issue: 2018/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Federico Diez , Daniel Leigh , and Suchanan Tambunlertchai

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484361672.001

ISBN: 9781484361672

Keywords: Investment, Market power, markup, concentration, innovation, labor share, General

We estimate the evolution of markups of publicly traded firms in 74 economies from 1980-2016. In advanced economies, markups have increased by an average of 39 percent since 1980. The increase is broad-based across...

How Do Migration and Remittances Affect Inequality? A Case Study of Mexico

How Do Migration and Remittances Affect Inequality? A Case Study of Mexico »

Source: How Do Migration and Remittances Affect Inequality? A Case Study of Mexico

Volume/Issue: 2018/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsoka Koczan , and Franz Loyola

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484361634

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Mexico, Migration, Remittances, inequality, Firm Behavior, International Lending and Debt Problems

The poverty-reducing effects of remittances have been well-documented, however, their effects on inequality are less clear. This paper examines the impact of remittances on inequality in Mexico using household-leve...