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Central Bank Independence and Transparency
			: Evolution and Effectiveness

Central Bank Independence and Transparency : Evolution and Effectiveness »

Volume/Issue: 2008/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christopher Crowe , and Ellen Meade

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451869798.001

ISBN: 9781451869798

Keywords: inflation, central bank, inflation targeting, monetary fund

This paper examines the current level of central bank independence (CBI) and transparency in a broad sample of countries using newly constructed measures, and looks at the evolution in both measures from an earlier...

Centripetal forces in China's Economic Take-Off

Centripetal forces in China's Economic Take-Off »

Volume/Issue: 2000/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anuradha Dayal-Gulati , and Aasim Husain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850871.001

ISBN: 9781451850871

Keywords: Convergence, integration, growth, inequality, fdi, per capita incomes, per capita income, foreign direct investment

This paper uses provincial time series data from China to empirically investigate two propositions relating to economic development: (i) that economic takeoff is associated with technological transfer through forei...

Changing Nature of North-South Linkages
			: Stylized Facts and Explanations

Changing Nature of North-South Linkages : Stylized Facts and Explanations »

Volume/Issue: 2007/280

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cigdem Akin , and Ayhan Kose

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451868432.001

ISBN: 9781451868432

Keywords: growth linkages, north, south, decoupling, divergence, convergence, globalization period, trade intensity, industry trade, trade flows,

This paper examines the changing nature of growth spillovers between developed economies, the North, and developing countries, the South, driven by the process of globalization?the phenomenon of rising internationa...

Characterizing Exchange Rate Regimes in Post-Crisis East Asia

Characterizing Exchange Rate Regimes in Post-Crisis East Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2001/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Taimur Baig

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857092.001

ISBN: 9781451857092

Keywords: exchange rate regime, volatility, Asian crisis, exchange rate, exchange rates, random walk, exchange rate volatility, standard deviation, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions,

This paper examines the behavior of the exchange rates of selected emerging market East Asian economies in the aftermath of the Asian crisis. The results suggest that movements in the Asia-5 currencies (Indonesia,...

China
			: An Evolving Market Economy:  A Review of Reform Experience

China : An Evolving Market Economy: A Review of Reform Experience »

Volume/Issue: 1992/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kalpana Kochhar , and Michael Bell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851212.001

ISBN: 9781451851212

Keywords: foreign trade, state-owned enterprises, aggregate demand, contract responsibility system, output growth, Economic Reform,

This paper examines China’s reform experience since 1978, reviewing major initiatives taken and assessing their impact on economic structure and their implications for macroeconomic management and stability....

China and Asia in Global Trade Slowdown

China and Asia in Global Trade Slowdown »

Volume/Issue: 2016/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gee Hee Hong , Jaewoo Lee , Wei Liao , and Dulani Seneviratne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484368565.001

ISBN: 9781484368565

Keywords: trade linkages, trade elasticities, spillovers Author’;s E-Mail Address: ghong@imf.org, jlee3@imf.org, wliao@imf.org, dseneviratne@imf.org

Asia and China made disproportionate contributions to the slowdown of global trade growth in 2015. China's import growth slowed starkly, driven by both external and domestic factors, including a rebalancing of dema...

China
			: Does Government Health and Education Spending Boost Consumption?

China : Does Government Health and Education Spending Boost Consumption? »

Volume/Issue: 2010/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Steven Barnett , and Ray Brooks

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451962130.001

ISBN: 9781451962130

Keywords: saving, health spending, government spending, household income, household consumption,

Consumption in China is unusually low and has continued to decline as a share of GDP over the past decade. A key policy question is how to reverse this trend, and rebalance growth away from reliance on exports and...

China
			: How Can Revenue Reforms Contribute to Inclusive and Sustainable Growth?

China : How Can Revenue Reforms Contribute to Inclusive and Sustainable Growth? »

Volume/Issue: 2015/66

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Waikei Lam , and Philippe Wingender

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475531138.001

ISBN: 9781475531138

Keywords: tax, revenue, taxes, revenues, local government, General,

Revenue reforms can contribute to more inclusive, green, and sustainable growth in China. Relative to OECD economies, fiscal policy in China is less redistributive. Options for promoting more inclusive growth inc...

China
			: International Trade and WTO Accession

China : International Trade and WTO Accession »

Volume/Issue: 2004/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicolas Blancher , and Thomas Rumbaugh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845488.001

ISBN: 9781451845488

Keywords: WTO, export growth, world trade, clothing exports, tariff reductions, Country and Industry Studies of Trade,

China's increasing integration with the global economy has contributed to sustained growth in international trade. Its exports have become more diversified, and greater penetration of industrial country markets has...

China
			: Macroeconomic Cycles in the 1980's

China : Macroeconomic Cycles in the 1980's »

Volume/Issue: 1991/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hoe Khor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451954210.001

ISBN: 9781451954210

Keywords: inflation, aggregate demand, foreign exchange, monetary fund

This paper explores the links between reforms, macroeconomic management and the occurrence of macroeconomic instability in China during the last decade, drawing upon previous analytical work and also employing the...