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World Economic Outlook, April 2019

Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery

The global economic expansion decelerated in the second half of 2018 with global growth projected to slow to 3.3 percent in 2019, with risks to future growth on the downside.

World Economic Outlook, April 2019

Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery

The global economic expansion decelerated in the second half of 2018 with global growth projected to slow to 3.3 percent in 2019, with risks to future growth on the downside.

Macroeconomic Consequences of Remittances

Macroeconomic Consequences of Remittances »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Connel Fullenkamp , Thomas Cosimano , Michael Gapen , Ralph Chami , Peter Montiel , and Adolfo Barajas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067011.084

ISBN: 9781589067011

Keywords: Debt sustainability, Capital inflows, Economic models, Economic growth, Real effective exchange rates, Income, Migration, Labor markets, Workers remittances, remittances

Given the large size of aggregate remittance flows (billions of dollars annually), they should be expected to have significant macroeconomic effects on the economies that receive them. This paper directly addresses...

Rhyme or Reason: What Explains the Easy Financing of the U.S. Current Account Deficit?

Rhyme or Reason: What Explains the Easy Financing of the U.S. Current Account Deficit? »

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 9. Making Current Account Adjustment in Europe Growth Friendly

Chapter 9. Making Current Account Adjustment in Europe Growth Friendly »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

Rebalancing and Reforms The analysis in the previous chapters focuses on how to enhance the functioning and the efficiency of countries’ economies. However, repairing balance sheets...

Summary of WP/94/110: “How Does Foreign Direct Investment Affect Economic Growth”

Summary of WP/94/110: “How Does Foreign Direct Investment Affect Economic Growth” »

Source: Working Paper Summaries (WP/94/77 - WP/94/147)

Volume/Issue: 1995/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1995

ISBN: 9781451843200

Keywords: paper, taxation, taxes on labor, writing

Authors of Working Papers are normally staff members of the Fund or consultants, although on occasion outside authors may collaborate with a staff member in writing a paper. The views expressed in the Working Paper...

Summary of WP/94/131: “The Meaning of Balance of Payments Statistics in an Interdependent World”

Summary of WP/94/131: “The Meaning of Balance of Payments Statistics in an Interdependent World” »

Source: Working Paper Summaries (WP/94/77 - WP/94/147)

Volume/Issue: 1995/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1995

ISBN: 9781451843200

Keywords: paper, taxation, taxes on labor, writing

Authors of Working Papers are normally staff members of the Fund or consultants, although on occasion outside authors may collaborate with a staff member in writing a paper. The views expressed in the Working Paper...

Capital Flows

Capital Flows »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2002

Volume/Issue: 3/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2002

ISBN: 9781451928075

Keywords: tfp, growth accounting, capital accumulation, labor productivity, productivity growth

The IMF Research Bulletin, a quarterly publication, selectively summarizes research and analytical work done by various departments at the IMF, and also provides a listing of research documents and other research-r...

Exchange and Capital Controls as Barriers to Trade

Exchange and Capital Controls as Barriers to Trade »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 46, No. 1

Volume: 46

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1999

ISBN: 9781451974553

Keywords: unemployment, unemployment rates, skilled workers, unemployment rate, labor force

This economic journal contains theoretical and empirical analyses of varous macroeconomic issues. The studies are prepapred by IMF research staff or consultants. Subjects covered inclulde balance of payments and ex...

Remittances in Pakistan

Remittances in Pakistan »

Source: Remittances in Pakistan : Why have they gone up, and why Aren't they coming down?

Volume/Issue: 2011/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Sun , and Udo Kock

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462303236

Keywords: remittances, remittance, worker migration, labor migration, International Factor Movements and International Business: General,

The flow of workers' remittances to Pakistan has more than quadrupled in the last eight years and it shows no sign of slowing down, despite the economic downturn in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and other impo...

IMF–State Bank of Vietnam conference: Mekong Delta countries assess prospects for improving FDI flows

IMF–State Bank of Vietnam conference: Mekong Delta countries assess prospects for improving FDI flows »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 20

Volume/Issue: 31/20

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451926729

Keywords: trade policies, monetary union, international monetary fund, domestic demand, labor markets

The IMF has added its voice to the debate over the euro area’s Stability and Growth Pact (SGP), urging the three largest countries—France, Germany, and Italy—to rein in their fiscal deficits. I...

Comments Current Account Imbalances and Capital Formation in Industrial Countries

Comments Current Account Imbalances and Capital Formation in Industrial Countries »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 37 No. 3

Volume: 40

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451973068

Keywords: real interest, real interest rate, labor force, exchange rate, industrial countries

This paper analyzes macroeconomic effects of projected population aging in industrial countries. The effects of population aging are examined with a theoretical model and simulations of the IMF's multiregion econom...