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6. Country Practices in the Implementation of International Recommendations for FDI Statistics

6. Country Practices in the Implementation of International Recommendations for FDI Statistics »

Source: Foreign Direct Investment : Trends, Data Availability, Concepts, and Recording Practices

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Neil Patterson , Marie Montanjees , Colleen Cardillo , and John Motala

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063471

Keywords: direct investment, fdi, statistics, foreign direct investment, foreign affiliates

Key Findings of the 2001 SIMSDI Update 6.1 This chapter summarizes the findings from the 2001 update of the Survey of Implementation of Methodological Standards for D...

Export Versus FDI in Services

Export Versus FDI in Services »

Source: Export Versus FDI in Services

Volume/Issue: 2010/290

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455211715

Keywords: FDI, Heterogeneous firms, Uncertainty, statistics, equation, prediction, predictions, International Factor Movements and International Business: General, International Finance: General,

In the literature on exports and investment, most productive firms are seen to invest abroad. In the Helpman et al. (2004) model, costs of transportation play a critical role in the decision about whether to serve...

Foreign Direct Investment
			: Trends, Data Availability, Concepts, and Recording Practices

Foreign Direct Investment : Trends, Data Availability, Concepts, and Recording Practices »

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Neil Patterson , Marie Montanjees , Colleen Cardillo , and John Motala

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063471.069

ISBN: 9781589063471

Keywords: direct investment, fdi, statistics, foreign direct investment, foreign affiliates

The increasing importance of multinational enterprises in the global economy has stimulated interest in improving the availability, accuracy, and comparability of foreign direct investment (FDI) statistics among po...

A Theory of Workers' Remittances with An Application to Morocco

A Theory of Workers' Remittances with An Application to Morocco »

Volume/Issue: 2004/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jacques Bouhga-Hagbe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859898.001

ISBN: 9781451859898

Keywords: altruism, portfolio diversification, co-integration, equation, workers ? remittances, migration, statistics, Household Behavior: General, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving

This paper provides a model on how altruism, "attachment" to the home country, and portfolio diversification may act as potential motives behind workers' remittances. It shows that the level of workers' remittances...

Export Versus FDI in Services

Export Versus FDI in Services »

Volume/Issue: 2010/290

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455211715.001

ISBN: 9781455211715

Keywords: FDI, Heterogeneous firms, Uncertainty, statistics, equation, prediction, predictions, International Factor Movements and International Business: General, International Finance: General,

In the literature on exports and investment, most productive firms are seen to invest abroad. In the Helpman et al. (2004) model, costs of transportation play a critical role in the decision about whether to serve...

Linkages Between External Debt Data and Balance of Payments, Government Finance and Monetary Statistics

Linkages Between External Debt Data and Balance of Payments, Government Finance and Monetary Statistics »

Volume/Issue: 1992/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jan Bové

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451951158.001

ISBN: 9781451951158

Keywords: external debt, current account, long-term loans, debt statistics

This paper examines the linkages between key macroeconomic statistics: external debt, balance of payments, government finance, and monetary statistics, which enable analysts and policy makers to monitor economic de...

Remittances, Financial Development, and Growth

Remittances, Financial Development, and Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2005/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marta Ruiz-Arranz , and Paola Giuliano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862539.001

ISBN: 9781451862539

Keywords: financial development, growth, system GMM, impact of remittances, migration, remittance, statistics, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

There has been little systematic empirical study on the relationship between remittances and growth. This paper attempts to examine this relationship. Using a newly constructed crosscountry of data series for remit...

The Meaning of Balance of Payments Statistics in an Interdependent World

The Meaning of Balance of Payments Statistics in an Interdependent World »

Volume/Issue: 1994/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jack Bame

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451933260.001

ISBN: 9781451933260

Keywords: balance of payments, balance of payments manual, balance of payments accounts, domestic production, balance of payments statistics

The relevance of the standard measures of international transactions in goods and services as reflected in the fifth edition of the IMF Balance of Payments Manual (BPM) and in the 1993 System of National Accounts (...

5. Key Concepts in the Measurement of FDI

5. Key Concepts in the Measurement of FDI »

Source: Foreign Direct Investment : Trends, Data Availability, Concepts, and Recording Practices

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Neil Patterson , Marie Montanjees , Colleen Cardillo , and John Motala

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063471

Keywords: direct investment, fdi, statistics, foreign direct investment, foreign affiliates

Overview 5.1 As introduced in Chapter 2, the BPM5 defines direct investment as a category of international investment that reflects the objective of a resident in one...

Linkages Between External Debt Data and Balance of Payments, Government Finance and Monetary Statistics

Linkages Between External Debt Data and Balance of Payments, Government Finance and Monetary Statistics »

Source: Linkages Between External Debt Data and Balance of Payments, Government Finance and Monetary Statistics

Volume/Issue: 1992/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jan Bové

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1992

ISBN: 9781451951158

Keywords: external debt, current account, long-term loans, debt statistics

This paper examines the linkages between key macroeconomic statistics: external debt, balance of payments, government finance, and monetary statistics, which enable analysts and policy makers to monitor economic de...