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Can the Neoclassical Model Explain the Distribution of Foreign Direct Investment Across Developing Countries?

Can the Neoclassical Model Explain the Distribution of Foreign Direct Investment Across Developing Countries? »

Source: Can the Neoclassical Model Explain the Distribution of Foreign Direct Investment Across Developing Countries?

Volume/Issue: 1998/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Harm Zebregs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451929607

Keywords: Foreign Investment, Neoclassical Theory, fdi, marginal products, marginal product, foreign capital, direct investment

Since the beginning of the 1990s, foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries has increased dramatically. The distribution of FDI flows across these countries, however, is highly uneven; only a small nu...

Clothes for export: not Made in Colombia - Why did Colombia fail to emulate the successful example of East Asian countries in maintaining its exports of clothes? Some lessons

Clothes for export: not Made in Colombia - Why did Colombia fail to emulate the successful example of East Asian countries in maintaining its exports of clothes? Some lessons »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1981

Volume/Issue: 18/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1981

ISBN: 9781616353445

Keywords: development banking, bank lending, banking, petroleum production, petroleum products

This paper reviews the 'significant impact' of World Bank lending for the rural poor. The paper highlights that a review of 130 World Bank lending operations has found that 94 percent of the total investments compl...

Export Quality in Developing Countries

Export Quality in Developing Countries »

Source: Export Quality in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2013/108

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Henn , Chris Papageorgiou , and Nicola Spatafora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484351635

Keywords: Product Quality, Upgrading, export quality, exporter, exporters, commodity exporters, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Information and Product Quality,

This paper develops new, far more extensive estimates of export quality, covering 178 countries and hundreds of products over 1962–2010. Quality upgrading is particularly rapid during the early stages of dev...

Decoupling of Emissions and GDP: Evidence from Aggregate and Provincial Chinese Data1

Decoupling of Emissions and GDP: Evidence from Aggregate and Provincial Chinese Data1 »

Source: Decoupling of Emissions and GDP: Evidence from Aggregate and Provincial Chinese Data

Volume/Issue: 2018/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gail Cohen , João Tovar Jalles , Prakash Loungani , Ricardo Marto , and Gewei Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484351000

Keywords: Greenhouse gas emissions, Gross domestic product, China, Emissions, Environmental Okun's Law, Kuznets Curve, China, Provinces

We provide a comprehensive analysis of the relationship between greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and GDP in China using both aggregate and provincial data. The Kuznets elasticity is about 0.6 for China, higher than t...

Agricultural Growth in Sub-Saharan African Countries and China

Agricultural Growth in Sub-Saharan African Countries and China »

Source: Agricultural Growth in Sub-Saharan African Countries and China

Volume/Issue: 1995/7

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Mahmood Khan , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1995

ISBN: 9781451971248

Keywords: China, Sub-Saharan Africa, crops, agricultural growth, agricultural land, food production, agricultural products

Agriculture remains the dominant sector in the economies of most Sub-Saharan African countries. However, the experience of agricultural growth in the region stands in sharp contrast to the robust performance of agr...

Exchange rate policies of selected Asian countries: Coordinating monetary and exchange rate policies can help curb inflation

Exchange rate policies of selected Asian countries: Coordinating monetary and exchange rate policies can help curb inflation »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1982

Volume/Issue: 19/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1982

ISBN: 9781616353490

Keywords: gross domestic product, capital market, capital markets, per capita incomes, private capital market

This paper reviews the World Bank's graduation policy. Graduation of borrowers from the World Bank is a firmly established principle and has been a long-standing practice. Graduation is a logical step in the develo...

China

China »

Source: China : Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1998/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451816815

Keywords: capital formation, gross domestic product, domestic demand, stock market, fixed capital formation

This paper reviews economic developments in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region during 1997-98. The paper highlights that beginning in mid-1997, the regional crisis began to erode confidence in Hong Kong's exch...

Cote d'Ivoire

Cote d'Ivoire »

Source: Cote d'Ivoire : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1996/135

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451807882

Keywords: debt service, external debt, public debt, gross domestic product, balance of payments

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Learning to Live with Cheaper Oil: Policy Adjustment in Oil-Exporting Countries of the Middle East and Central Asia

Learning to Live with Cheaper Oil: Policy Adjustment in Oil-Exporting Countries of the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: Learning to Live with Cheaper Oil : Policy Adjustment in MENA and CCA Oil-Exporting Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Martin Sommer , Allan Auclair , Armand Fouejieu , Inutu Lukonga , Saad Quayyum , Amir Sadeghi , Gazi Shbaikat , Andrew Tiffin , and Bruno Versailles

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

ISBN: 9781513520483

Keywords: Oil, Oil exporting countries, Oil exports, Oil prices, Oil producing countries, Oil product prices, Oil revenues, exporters, exchange rate, liquidity

This paper discusses the challenges posed by low oil prices in the MENA and CCA regions, the adjustment policies adopted so far, and remaining adjustment needs and future risks....

Corporate Leverage, Bankruptcy, and Output Adjustment in Post-Crisis East Asia1

Corporate Leverage, Bankruptcy, and Output Adjustment in Post-Crisis East Asia1 »

Source: Corporate Leverage, Bankruptcy, and Output Adjustment in Post-Crisis East Asia

Volume/Issue: 1999/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Se-Jik Kim , and Mark Stone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1999

ISBN: 9781451856323

Keywords: corporate leverage, bankruptcy, capital sales, east Asian crisis, output contractions, capital inflows, capital stock, bonds, gross domestic product, cost of capital

Different levels of corporate leverage are used in this paper to help explain the wide range of post-crisis output adjustment across East Asia. In the model developed here, highly leveraged firms facing a cutoff of...