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Why Do Fiscal Multipliers Depend on Fiscal Positions? (English)

The fiscal position can affect fiscal multipliers through two channels. Through the Ricardian channel, households reduce consumption in anticipation of future fiscal adjustments when fiscal stimulus is implemented from a weak fiscal position. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8784 MAR 20, 2019

Huidrom,Raju; Kose,Ayhan; Lim,Jamus Jerome; Ohnsorge,Franziska Lieselotte Disclosed

Do fiscal multipliers depend on fiscal positions ? (English)

This paper analyzes the relationship between fiscal multipliers and fiscal positions of governments using an Interactive Panel Vector Auto Regression model and a large data-set of advanced and developing economies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7724 JUN 22, 2016

Huidrom,Raju; Kose,Ayhan; Lim,Jamus Jerome; Ohnsorge,Franziska Lieselotte Disclosed

Capital will not become more expensive as the world ages (English)

Aging of populations and convergence between developed and developing countries in per capita incomes are shaping the evolution of saving, investment, capital flows, and, in particular, the cost of capital. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6989 JUL 01, 2014

Bussolo, Maurizio; Lim, Jamus Jerome; Maliszewska, Maryla; Timmer, Hans Disclosed

Unconventional monetary policy normalization in high-income countries : implications for emerging market capital flows and crisis risks (English)

As the recovery in high-income countries firms amid a gradual withdrawal of extraordinary monetary stimulus, developing countries can expect stronger demand for their exports as global trade regains momentum, but also rising interest rates and potentially weaker capital inflows. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6830 APR 01, 2014

Burns, Andrew; Kida, Mizuho; Lim, Jamus Jerome; Mohapatra, Sanket; Stocker, Marc Disclosed

Learning from financial crises (English)

This paper considers the question of whether international banks learn from their previous crisis experiences and reduce their lending to developing countries in the event of a financial crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6838 APR 01, 2014

Lim , Jamus Jerome; Minne, Geoffrey Disclosed

Tinker, taper, QE, bye ? the effect of quantitative easing on financial flows to developing countries (English)

This paper examines gross financial inflows to developing countries between 2000 and 2013, with a particular focus on the potential effects of quantitative easing policies in the United States and other high-income countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6820 MAR 01, 2014

Lim, Jamus Jerome; Mohapatra, Sanket; Stocker, Marc Disclosed

Institutional quality mediates the effect of human capital on economic performance (English)

This paper considers the relationship between institutional quality, educational outcomes, and economic performance. More specifically, it seeks to establish the linkages by which government effectiveness affects per capita income, via its mediating effect on human capital formation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6792 FEB 01, 2014

Adams-Kane, Jonathon; Lim, Jamus Jerome Disclosed

Global economic prospects, January 2014 : coping with policy normalization in high-income countries (English)

This report describes the forces acting on the global economy and its implications on developing countries using evidence based analysis. The report includes forecasts for individual developing regions and countries, as well as a research focused chapter examining capital flows and risks to developing countries. ... See More +

Publication 84174 JAN 01, 2014

Baffes,John; Burns,Andrew; Chen,Derek Hung Chiat; Choi,Young Il; Cosic,Damir; Dybczak,Kamil; Kambou,Gerard; Kennedy, Mike; Shaukat Khan,Tehmina; Kida,Mizuho; Kim,Eung Ju; Lim,Jamus Jerome; Mohapatra,Sanket; Nallari,Yugandhar Raj; Stocker,Marc; Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Vorisek,Dana Lauren Disclosed

Foreign bank behavior during financial crises (English)

One of the persistent policy problems faced by governments contemplating financial liberalizations is the question of whether to allow foreign banks entry into the domestic economy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6590 SEP 01, 2013

Adams-Kane, Jonathon; Caballero, Julian A.; Lim, Jamus Jerome Disclosed

Institutional and structural determinants of investment worldwide (English)

This paper considers institutional and structural factors associated with investment activity in a panel of up to 129 developed and developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6591 SEP 01, 2013

Lim, Jamus Jerome Disclosed

Channels of transmission of the 2007/09 global crisis to international bank lending in developing countries (English)

During a financial crisis, credit provision by international banks may be stymied by three distinct, but related, channels: changes in lending standards as a result of increased economic uncertainty, changes in funding availability from interbank liquidity markets, and changes in solvency due to effects on bank balance sheets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6011 MAR 01, 2012

Adams-Kane, Jonathon; Jia, Yueqing; Lim, Jamus Jerome Disclosed

Bilateral M&A activity from the global south (English)

This paper studies the factors associated with outbound bilateral mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity by firms located in emerging economies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5953 JAN 01, 2012

Dailami, Mansoor; Kurlat, Sergio; Lim, Jamus Jerome Disclosed

Export diversification in a transitioning economy : the case of Syria (English)

How does the process of export diversification play out in a transitioning economy, especially in light of government policy aimed at trade liberalization? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5811 SEP 01, 2011

Lim, Jamus Jerome; Saborowski, Christian Disclosed

Growth poles and multipolarity (English)

This paper develops an empirical measure of growth poles and uses it to examine the phenomenon of multipolarity. The authors formally define several alternative measures, provide theoretical justifications for these measures, and compute polarity values for nation states in the global economy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5712 JUN 01, 2011

Adams-Kane, Jonathon; Lim, Jamus Jerome Disclosed

Estimates of trade-related adjustment costs in Syria (English)

The scope and complexity of international trading arrangements in the Middle East, as well as their spotty historical record of success, underscores the urgent need for an adequate understanding of the relative costs and benefits of participation in preferential trading arrangements and, more generally, of changes in domestic import regimes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5368 JUL 01, 2010

Lim, Jamus Jerome; Saborowski, Christian Disclosed

Managing openness and volatility : the role of export diversification (English)

As developing countries look to embrace an outward-oriented growth strategy, some may be concerned about the possibility that increased openness will be accompanied by increased volatility. ... See More +

Brief 53683 MAR 01, 2010

Haddad, Mona; Lim, Jamus Jerome; Saborowski, Christian; Disclosed

Trade openness reduces growth volatility when countries are well diversified (English)

This paper addresses the mechanisms by which trade openness affects growth volatility. Using a diverse set of export diversification indicators, it presents strong evidence pointing to an important role for export diversification in reducing the effect of trade openness on growth volatility. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5222 FEB 01, 2010

Haddad, Mona E.; Lim, Jamus Jerome; Saborowski, Christian Disclosed

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Why Do Fiscal Multipliers Depend on Fiscal Positions? (English)
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MAR 20, 2019 WPS8784 Policy Research Working Paper
Do fiscal multipliers depend on fiscal positions ? (English)
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JUN 22, 2016 WPS7724 Policy Research Working Paper
Capital will not become more expensive as the world ages (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6989 Policy Research Working Paper
Unconventional monetary policy normalization in high-income countries : implications for emerging market capital flows and crisis risks (English)
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APR 01, 2014 WPS6830 Policy Research Working Paper
Learning from financial crises (English)
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APR 01, 2014 WPS6838 Policy Research Working Paper
Tinker, taper, QE, bye ? the effect of quantitative easing on financial flows to developing countries (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6820 Policy Research Working Paper
Institutional quality mediates the effect of human capital on economic performance (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6792 Policy Research Working Paper
Global economic prospects, January 2014 : coping with policy normalization in high-income countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 84174 Publication
Foreign bank behavior during financial crises (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 WPS6590 Policy Research Working Paper
Institutional and structural determinants of investment worldwide (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 WPS6591 Policy Research Working Paper
Channels of transmission of the 2007/09 global crisis to international bank lending in developing countries (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 WPS6011 Policy Research Working Paper
Bilateral M&A activity from the global south (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 WPS5953 Policy Research Working Paper
Export diversification in a transitioning economy : the case of Syria (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 WPS5811 Policy Research Working Paper
Growth poles and multipolarity (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 WPS5712 Policy Research Working Paper
Estimates of trade-related adjustment costs in Syria (English)
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JUL 01, 2010 WPS5368 Policy Research Working Paper
Managing openness and volatility : the role of export diversification (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 53683 Brief
Trade openness reduces growth volatility when countries are well diversified (English)
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FEB 01, 2010 WPS5222 Policy Research Working Paper