Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Jaime Espinosa-Bowen , Nadeem Ilahi , and Fahad Alturki
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 December 2009
Keywords: business cycle, growth linkages, Russia, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), regional linkages, decoupling, divergence, convergence, and trade, gdp growth
We test the extent to which growth in the 11 CIS countries (excluding Russia) was associated with developments in Russia, overall, as well as through the trade, financial and remittance channels over the last decad...