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Consumption and Income Inequality During the Transition to a Market Economy: Poland, 1985–1992

Consumption and Income Inequality During the Transition to a Market Economy: Poland, 1985–1992 »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 47, Special Issue, IMF Annual Research Conference,

Volume: 47

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): Robert Flood , and Eduardo Borensztein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451963090

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, real exchange rates, real exchange rate, balance of payments

This paper presents a broad overview of postwar analytical thinking on international macroeconomics, culminating in a more detailed discussion of recent progress. The paper reviews important empirical evidence that...

Do Labor Market Policies and Growth Fundamentals Matter for Income Inequality in OECD Countries?

Do Labor Market Policies and Growth Fundamentals Matter for Income Inequality in OECD Countries? »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 44 No. 3

Volume: 44

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451973464

Keywords: banking sector, nonperforming loans, banking system, individual banks, bank failure, IMF Staff Papers,

This paper studies the case of Mexico to examine determinants of banking system fragility. The paper tests empirically the proposition that bank fragility is determined by bank-specific factors, macroeconomic condi...

Getting to Know the Global Economy Model and Its Philosophy

Getting to Know the Global Economy Model and Its Philosophy »

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 Dispersion of Current Accounts: Is the Universe Expanding?

Global Dispersion of Current Accounts: Is the Universe Expanding? »

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...

The Global Economy Model: Theoretical Framework

The Global Economy Model: Theoretical Framework »

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...

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...

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...