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December 2005
 
Title: Measuring the Performance of Fiscal Policy in Russia
Author/Editor: Spilimbergo, Antonio
Series: Working Paper No. 05/241
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Fiscal management | Fiscal policy | Oil revenues | Russian Federation
Author's Keyword(s): Russia | fiscal performance | optimal fiscal policy | exhaustible resources
 
Title: Bank Efficiency and Competition in Low-Income Countries: The Case of Uganda
Author/Editor: Hauner, David ; Peiris, Shanaka J.
Series: Working Paper No. 05/240
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Banks | Competition | Data analysis | Economic models | Uganda
Author's Keyword(s): Banks | Competition | Efficiency | Data Envelopment Analysis
 
Title: How Tight is Too Tight? A Look at Welfare Implications of Distortionary Policies in Uzbekistan
Author/Editor: Gemayel, Edward R. ; Grigorian, David A.
Series: Working Paper No. 05/239
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Centrally planned economies | Economic models | Financial sector | Investment | Transition economies | Uzbekistan
Author's Keyword(s): Uzbekistan | financial sector distortions | transition
 
Title: Service Offshoring, Productivity, and Employment: Evidence from the United States
Author/Editor: Amiti, Mary ; Wei, Shang-Jin
Series: Working Paper No. 05/238
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Productivity | United States | Employment | Labor | Manufacturing sector | Economic models
Author's Keyword(s): Outsourcing | services | employment | productivity
 
Title: Fiscal Policy and Business Cycles in an Oil-Producing Economy: The Case of Venezuela
Author/Editor: Baldini, Alfredo
Series: Working Paper No. 05/237
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Business cycles | Venezuela, Republica Bolivariana de | Fiscal policy | Oil sector | Venezuela, República Bolivariana de
Author's Keyword(s): Business Cycles | Macroeconomic Volatility | Fiscal Policy
 
Title: Money Demand and Inflation in Madagascar
Author/Editor: Ben Nassar, Koffie
Series: Working Paper No. 05/236
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Demand for money | Madagascar | Inflation | Prices | Money markets | Exchange rates | Interest rates | Economic models
Author's Keyword(s): Money demand | inflation | exchange rate | Madagascar
 
Title: Emergence of the Gulf of Guinea in the Global Economy: Prospects and Challenges
Author/Editor: Ondo Mañe, Damian ; International Monetary Fund. Office of the Executive Directors
Series: Working Paper No. 05/235
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Africa | Development | Fiscal policy | Globalization | Mining sector | Natural gas | Oil
Author's Keyword(s): Oil | natural resource curse | fiscal policies | institutional quality | development
 
Title: Remittances, Financial Development, and Growth
Author/Editor: Giuliano, Paola ; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta
Series: Working Paper No. 05/234
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Workers remittances | Financial systems | Economic growth | Investment
Author's Keyword(s): Remittances | financial development | growth | investment | system GMM
 
Title: Real Exchange Rates in Growing Economies: How Strong Is the Role of the Nontradables Sector?
Author/Editor: Miyajima, Ken
Series: Working Paper No. 05/233
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Real effective exchange rates | Economic growth | Productivity | Accounting
Author's Keyword(s): Growth accounting | nontradables sector | productivity | real exchange rates
 
Title: FIRST: A Market-Based Approach to Evaluate Financial System Risk and Stability
Author/Editor: Avesani, Renzo G.
Series: Working Paper No. 05/232
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Financial risk | Markets | Credit | Financial institutions | Financial stability | Global financial stability report | Financial systems
Author's Keyword(s): Market risk | Credit risk | Large Complex Financial Institutions | Financial Stability
 
Title: The END: A New Indicator of Financial and Nonfinancial Corporate Sector Vulnerability
Author/Editor: Chan-Lau, Jorge A. ; Gravelle, Toni
Series: Working Paper No. 05/231
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Risk premium | Korea, Republic of | Malaysia | Thailand | Credit | Financial sector | Corporate sector
Author's Keyword(s): Systemic risk | Credit Risk | Corporate Vulnerability | Default Probability
 
Title: Financial Sector Conditionality: Is Tougher Better?
Author/Editor: Giustiniani, Alessandro ; Kronenberg, Roger P.
Series: Working Paper No. 05/230
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Conditionality | Fund | Financial sector
Author's Keyword(s): Conditionality | financial sectors
 
Title: A Fair Exchange? Theory and Practice of Calculating Equilibrium Exchange Rates
Author/Editor: Bayoumi, Tamim ; Faruqee, Hamid ; Lee, Jaewoo
Series: Working Paper No. 05/229
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Exchange rates | Economic models
Author's Keyword(s): Exchange rates | imperfect substitutability | nonlinear convergence
 
Title: Long-Run Productivity Shifts and Cyclical Fluctuations: Evidence for Italy
Author/Editor: Sgherri, Silvia
Series: Working Paper No. 05/228
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Productivity | Italy | Business cycles | Economic models
Author's Keyword(s): Productivity growth | business cycle | unobserved components models | filtering.
 
Title: Labor and Product Market Deregulation: Partial, Sequential, or Simultaneous Reform?
Author/Editor: Berger, Helge ; Danninger, Stephan
Series: Working Paper No. 05/227
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Labor market policy | Employment | Labor market reforms | Economic models
Author's Keyword(s): Product market regulation | labor market regulation | employment growth | policy coordination | sequencing
 
Title: Assessing Debt Sustainability in Emerging Market Economies Using Stochastic Simulation Methods
Author/Editor: Hostland, Doug ; Karam, Philippe D
Series: Working Paper No. 05/226
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Debt | Emerging markets | Risk premium | Fiscal policy | Fiscal management | Capital flows | Economic models
Author's Keyword(s): Debt sustainability | risk measures | fiscal rule
 
Title: Fiscal Transparency and Economic Outcomes
Author/Editor: Hameed, Farhan ; International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.
Series: Working Paper No. 05/225
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Fiscal transparency | Credit | Fiscal management | Corruption | Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes
Author's Keyword(s): Fiscal transparency | credit ratings | fiscal discipline | corruption | institutions
 
Title: Macroeconomic Determinants of Remittances: Evidence from India
Author/Editor: Gupta, Poonam
Series: Working Paper No. 05/224
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Workers remittances | India | Balance of payments
Author's Keyword(s): Remittances | balance of payments | India
 
Title: Debt Overhang or Debt Irrelevance? Revisiting the Debt Growth Link
Author/Editor: Cordella, Tito ; Ricci, Luca Antonio ; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta
Series: Working Paper No. 05/223
Date: December 01, 2005
Subject(s): Debt | Economic growth | Debt relief | Heavily indebted poor countries
Author's Keyword(s): Debt | Growth | Debt Overhang | Debt Irrelevance | HIPCs
November 2005
 
Title: Monitoring and Commitment in Bank Lending Behavior
Author/Editor: Blavy, Rodolphe
Series: Working Paper No. 05/222
Date: November 01, 2005
Subject(s): Banking | Bank credit | Bank supervision
Author's Keyword(s): Bank | credit | monitoring | commitment | asymmetry of information