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The Elusive Revival: The expected boost in growth from natural resource booms is not yet happening

The Elusive Revival: The expected boost in growth from natural resource booms is not yet happening »

Source: Finance and Development, September 2013

Volume/Issue: 50/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484353653

Keywords: natural resources, natural resource, natural resource management

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterl...

In Brief

In Brief »

Source: Finance and Development, September 2013

Volume/Issue: 50/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484353653

Keywords: natural resources, natural resource, natural resource management

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterl...

Extracting Resource Revenue: For countries with abundant oil, gas, and mineral deposits, formulating tax and spending policies can be tricky

Extracting Resource Revenue: For countries with abundant oil, gas, and mineral deposits, formulating tax and spending policies can be tricky »

Source: Finance and Development, September 2013

Volume/Issue: 50/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484353653

Keywords: natural resources, natural resource, natural resource management

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterl...

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...

Trade Costs and Location of Foreign Firms in China

Trade Costs and Location of Foreign Firms in China »

Source: Trade Costs and Location of Foreign Firms in China

Volume/Issue: 2005/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860740

Keywords: trade costs, supply access, fdi, foreign investment, intermediate inputs,

This study examines the determinants of entry into by foreign firms, using information on 515 Chinese industries at the provincial level during 1998-2001. The analysis, rooted in the new economic geography, focuses...

The Chinese Approach to Capital Inflows

The Chinese Approach to Capital Inflows »

Source: The Chinese Approach to Capital Inflows : Patterns and Possible Explanations

Volume/Issue: 2005/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shang-Jin Wei , and Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451860986

Keywords: fdi, capital inflows, foreign exchange, direct investment, foreign capital, International Factor Movements and International Business, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance,

In this paper, we adopt a cross-country perspective to examine the evolution of capital flows into China, both in terms of volumes and composition. China's inflows have generally been dominated by foreign direct in...

Identifying the Linkages between Major Mining Commodity Prices and China's Economic Growth-Implications for Latin America

Identifying the Linkages between Major Mining Commodity Prices and China's Economic Growth-Implications for Latin America »

Source: Identifying the Linkages between Major Mining Commodity Prices and China's Economic Growth-Implications for Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2011/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yongzhen Yu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455226023

Keywords: Major mining commodity, China&;amp;#x2019;s demand, economic structure, prospect, ore, iron, iron ore, copper, alumina, Economic Growth of Open Economies

Major mining commodity prices are inherently volatile and cyclical. High levels of investment in China have been a key driver in the strong world demand for minerals and metals over the past decade. The urbanizatio...

The Impact of Economic Securityon Bank Deposits and Investment1

The Impact of Economic Securityon Bank Deposits and Investment1 »

Source: The Impact of Economic Securityon Bank Deposits and Investment

Volume/Issue: 1998/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Fabricius

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1998

ISBN: 9781451852110

Keywords: Economic Security, Institutions, Bank Deposits, institutional variables, correlation, explanatory power, institutional quality, standard deviation

This paper highlights the importance of institutions in explaining the variation of investment rates and of two measures of bank deposits across countries. A general index of economic security is created for 130 co...

FDI from BRICs to LICs

FDI from BRICs to LICs »

Source: FDI from BRICs to LICs : Emerging Growth Driver?

Volume/Issue: 2011/178

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , and Misa Takebe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462311309

Keywords: FDI, BRICs, low-income countries, direct investment, foreign direct investment, investors, investment climate, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Other, Economywide Country Studies: Africa, Comparative Studies of Countries

Despite the rapid increase in FDI flows to LICs, there have been relatively few studies that have specifically examined these flows. This paper attempts to partially fill the void by throwing light on one particula...

Statistical Legislation

Statistical Legislation »

Source: Statistical Legislation : Toward a More General Framework

Volume/Issue: 2002/179

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sarmad Khawaja , and Thomas Morrison

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2002

ISBN: 9781451859041

Keywords: Statistical legislation, official statistics, statistics, law, statistical information, statistical system, surveys, Other Special Topics: General,

The paper outlines a general framework for statistical legislation. The implications of statistical legislation for the whole statistical system, as well as for centralized versus decentralized statistical systems,...