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Central Bank Autonomy: Lessons from Global Trends

Central Bank Autonomy: Lessons from Global Trends »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 56, No. 2

Volume: 56

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2009

ISBN: 9781589067950

Keywords: labor productivity growth, employment, labor productivity, labor shares

China’s growth performance since the start of economic reforms in 1978 has been impressive, but the gains have not been distributed equally across provinces. We use a nonparametric approach to analyze the va...

Chapter 1 Global Prospects and Policies

Chapter 1 Global Prospects and Policies »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 2009 : Sustaining the Recovery

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2009

ISBN: 9781589068070

Keywords: monetary policy, current account, inflation, banking crises, banking

The Global Recession Is Ending The global economy appears to be expanding again, pulled up by the strong performance of Asian economies and stabilization or modest recovery elsewhere...

Chapter 1 Global Prospects and Policy Issues

Chapter 1 Global Prospects and Policy Issues »

Source: World Economic Outlook, September 2006 : Financial Systems and Economic Cycles

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065987

Keywords: debt, financial systems, interest, productivity growth, payments

Global Economic Environment The global expansion was broad-based in the first half of 2006, with activity in most regions meeting or exceeding expectations, and recent indicators sug...

The Elusive Quest for Inclusive Growth

The Elusive Quest for Inclusive Growth »

Source: The Elusive Quest for Inclusive Growth : Growth, Poverty, and Inequality in Asia

Volume/Issue: 2013/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ravi Balakrishnan , Chad Steinberg , and Murtaza Syed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2013

ISBN: 9781475531169

Keywords: Inequality, Labor Market, pro-poor, gini, income distribution, Personal Income and Wealth Distribution, Government Policy and Regulation, General, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

This paper assesses how pro-poor and inclusive Asia’s recent growth has been, and what factors have been driving these outcomes. It finds that while poverty has fallen across the region over the last two dec...

Financial Inclusion and Stability In Africa’s Middle-Income Countries Including Namibia

Financial Inclusion and Stability In Africa’s Middle-Income Countries Including Namibia »

Source: Namibia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475580396

Keywords: Financial stability, Economic growth, Productivity, Political economy, Namibia, Selected issues, Fiscal reforms, tfp, labor market, labor force

This Selected Issues paper analyzes policies that can raise potential growth in small middle-income countries (SMICs) of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The findings suggest that although macroeconomic stability and trad...

How Has The Globalization of Labor Affected the Labor Income Share in Advanced Countries?

How Has The Globalization of Labor Affected the Labor Income Share in Advanced Countries? »

Source: How Has The Globalization of Labor Affected the Labor Income Share in Advanced Countries?

Volume/Issue: 2007/298

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Florence Jaumotte , and Irina Tytell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451868616

Keywords: offshoring, outsourcing, labor share, skills, translog revenue function, labor compensation, compensation, labor market, labor force,

Labor markets around the world have become increasingly integrated over the last two decades, with the entry of China, India and the former Eastern bloc into the world trading system, the removal of restrictions on...

I World Economic Outlook and Policy Responses to the Global Slowdown

I World Economic Outlook and Policy Responses to the Global Slowdown »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1999 : International Financial Contagion

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557758095

Keywords: unemployment, debt, interest, debtor countries, current account

Since the end of 1998 some significant positive developments in the world economy have been broadly balanced by some important setbacks, so that the global outlook is little changed. Among the setba...

II Global Repercussions of the Crises in Emerging Markets and Other Conjunctural Issues

II Global Repercussions of the Crises in Emerging Markets and Other Conjunctural Issues »

Source: World Economic Outlook, May 1999 : International Financial Contagion

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557758095

Keywords: unemployment, debt, interest, debtor countries, current account

With two significant slowdowns in world economic growth having now occurred in this decade, global economic performance in the 1990s may clearly be viewed as disappointing. In fact, average annual world outp...

Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy Model of a Developing Country

Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy Model of a Developing Country »

Source: Migration, Human Capital, and Poverty in a Dual-Economy Model of a Developing Country

Volume/Issue: 2001/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451855050

Keywords: wage, unemployment, employment, unemployed, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Economic Development: Regional, Urban, and Rural Analyses,

The coexistence of urban and rural poverty and migration to cities is studied in a dual economy model where the acquisition of skills is costly and involves migration to urban areas. In this model, both the distrib...

Wages, Inequality, and International Integration

Wages, Inequality, and International Integration »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1995

Volume/Issue: 32/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

ISBN: 9781451952193

Keywords: wages, wage, labor market, minimum wages, minimum wage

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...