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What's Driving Private Investment in Malaysia? Aggregate Trends and Firm-Level Evidence

What's Driving Private Investment in Malaysia? Aggregate Trends and Firm-Level Evidence »

Source: What's Driving Private Investment in Malaysia? Aggregate Trends and Firm-Level Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2006/190

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olaf Unteroberdoerster , and Roberto Guimarães

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451864502

Keywords: long- and short-run dynamics, Tobin&;amp;#x2019;s Q, panel data analysis, capital formation, fixed capital, cost of capital, investment behavior, Firm Behavior,

Private sector investment has been a key source of growth in Malaysia over the last three decades, but after an unprecedented decline in the wake of the Asian crisis it has remained sluggish in recent years. Using...

What's Driving Private Investment in Malaysia? Aggregate Trends and Firm-Level Evidence

What's Driving Private Investment in Malaysia? Aggregate Trends and Firm-Level Evidence »

Volume/Issue: 2006/190

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olaf Unteroberdoerster , and Roberto Guimarães

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864502.001

ISBN: 9781451864502

Keywords: long- and short-run dynamics, Tobin&;amp;#x2019;s Q, panel data analysis, capital formation, fixed capital, cost of capital, investment behavior, Firm Behavior,

Private sector investment has been a key source of growth in Malaysia over the last three decades, but after an unprecedented decline in the wake of the Asian crisis it has remained sluggish in recent years. Using...

Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System

Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System »

Source: Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System : Key Issues in Risk Management and Challenges Ahead

Volume/Issue: 2002/192

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451859775

Keywords: risk management. Islamic Financial Services Board, islamic banks, banking, mudaraba, islamic bank, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Comparative Analysis of Economic Systems, Islamic Financial Services Board,

The provision and use of financial services and products that conform to Islamic religious principles pose special challenges for the identification, measurement, monitoring, and control of underlying risks. Effect...

Investment Incentives and Effective Tax Rates in the Philippines

Investment Incentives and Effective Tax Rates in the Philippines »

Source: Investment Incentives and Effective Tax Rates in the Philippines : A Comparison With Neighboring Countries

Volume/Issue: 2008/207

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Klemm , Dennis Botman , and Reza Baqir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451870657

Keywords: Effective tax rates, South-East Asia, Tax holidays, tax rates, tax incentives, tax rate, taxation,

We compare the general tax provisions and investment incentives in the Philippines to six other east-Asian economies-Malaysia, Indonesia, Lao, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand. We calculate effective tax rates and f...

Did Botswana Escape from the Resource Curse?

Did Botswana Escape from the Resource Curse? »

Source: Did Botswana Escape from the Resource Curse?

Volume/Issue: 2006/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Atsushi Iimi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451863987

Keywords: natural resource, natural resource abundance, natural resource management, middle-income countries, Estimation, Exhaustible Resources and Economic Development,

Botswana is typical of the countries that are endowed with abundant natural resources. Although it is commonly accepted that resource-rich economies tend to fail in accelerating growth, Botswana has experienced the...

Fiscal Adjustment in Sudan Size, Speed, and Composition

Fiscal Adjustment in Sudan Size, Speed, and Composition »

Source: Fiscal Adjustment in Sudan Size, Speed, and Composition

Volume/Issue: 2010/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): S. M. Ali Abbas , Kenji Moriyama , and Abdul Naseer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982220

Keywords: intertemporal budget constraint, oil revenue, tax rates, fiscal adjustment, oil producing,

The paper aims to identify the optimal size, speed and composition of the medium-term fiscal adjustment in the context of Sudan's limited oil reserves. The permanently sustainable non-oil primary balance approach s...

Public Expenditure Policy and the Environment

Public Expenditure Policy and the Environment »

Source: Public Expenditure Policy and the Environment : A Review and Synthesis

Volume/Issue: 1993/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenneth M. Miranda , Ian Parry , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1993

ISBN: 9781451844443

Keywords: subsidy, environmental degradation, environmental policy

Commonly cited environmental instruments in the legal, regulatory, and fiscal domains are intended primarily to address market failures to ensure that environmental degradation and resource use is contained to appr...

What Explains Private Saving in Mexico?1

What Explains Private Saving in Mexico?1 »

Source: What Explains Private Saving in Mexico?

Volume/Issue: 2006/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Swiston , and Ales Bulir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451864519

Keywords: private saving, Ricardian equivalence, dependency ratio, pension, domestic saving,

This paper examines the factors influencing Mexico's private saving rate. Cross-country analysis finds that Mexico's private saving is somewhat higher than could be explained by its fundamentals, but lower than in...

Information Externalities Affecting the Dynamic Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment

Information Externalities Affecting the Dynamic Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment »

Source: Information Externalities Affecting the Dynamic Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment : The Case of China

Volume/Issue: 1994/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sayuri Shirai , and Dongpei Huang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1994

ISBN: 9781451974645

Keywords: fdi, direct investment, foreign direct investment, investment environment, foreign investors

The dynamic pattern of foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries shows a three-phase pattern. Despite government policies that promote it, initially the inflow of FDI is sluggish, followed by a period...

Tax Incentives in The Philippines

Tax Incentives in The Philippines »

Source: Tax Incentives in The Philippines : A Regional Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2001/181

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nigel Chalk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451859195

Keywords: corporate tax incentives. ASEAN., fiscal incentives, investors, tax incentives, tax rate, tax credit, Corporate Tax Incentives. Asean,

The Philippines is faced with a policy dilemma in the area of corporate taxation. On the one hand, the country has, over the past few years, witnessed a decline in revenue as a share of output. On the other, it is...