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Agricultural Market Integration in India

Agricultural Market Integration in India »

Volume/Issue: 2020/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michal Andrle , and Patrick Blagrave

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513549163.001

ISBN: 9781513549163

Keywords: Cost of living, Supply and demand, Agricultural commodities, Agricultural product marketing, Price dispersion, Market integration, Price transmission, India, WP, cross-market

We assess the degree of cross-market price discrepancy (a proxy for market integration), its evolution over time, and proximate determinants, using monthly price data for 21 agricultural goods and 60 markets in Ind...

Asia
			: A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts

Asia : A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts »

Volume/Issue: 2016/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lekha Chakraborty

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475519914.001

ISBN: 9781475519914

Keywords: India, Fiscal policy, Cross country analysis, Budgeting, Asia, Asia and Pacific, Australia, Philippines, Korea, Republic of, Gender

This paper reviews gender budgeting efforts in Asia. The countries in the region have achieved mixed success in improving gender equality. Gender budgeting is ideally a fiscal innovation that translates gender-rela...

Trends in Gender Equality and Women’s Advancement

Trends in Gender Equality and Women’s Advancement »

Volume/Issue: 2016/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Janet Stotsky , Sakina Shibuya , Lisa Kolovich , and Suhaib Kebhaj

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475592955.001

ISBN: 9781475592955

Keywords: Economics of gender, gender indicators, indices, women, gender equality, life expectancy, mortality, maternal mortality, General, All Countries

This paper examines trends in indicators of gender equality and women’s development, using evidence derived from individual indicators and gender equality indices. We extend both the United Nations Development Prog...

Macroeconomic Impacts of Gender Inequality and Informality in India

Macroeconomic Impacts of Gender Inequality and Informality in India »

Volume/Issue: 2016/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Purva Khera

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475590784.001

ISBN: 9781475590784

Keywords: gender inequality, informality, DSGE model, Indian economy, Bayesian estimation, labor market, labor, workers, unemployment, labor force

This paper examines the macroeconomic interaction between informality and gender inequality in the labor market. A dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model is built to study the impact of gender-targeted polici...

Price and Income Elasticity of Indian Exports-The Role of Supply-Side Bottlenecks

Price and Income Elasticity of Indian Exports-The Role of Supply-Side Bottlenecks »

Volume/Issue: 2015/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mehdi Raissi , and Volodymyr Tulin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513544816.001

ISBN: 9781513544816

Keywords: export demand, income and price elasticity, energy shortages, demand, supply, supply-side, price elasticity, income elasticity, Models with Panel Data, Country and Industry Studies of Trade,

This paper estimates the short-term and long-run price and income elasticity of Indian exports, and investigates the role of supply-side bottlenecks in shaping India's export demand relationship. We use disaggregat...

Push Factors and Capital Flows to Emerging Markets
			: Why Knowing Your Lender Matters More Than Fundamentals

Push Factors and Capital Flows to Emerging Markets : Why Knowing Your Lender Matters More Than Fundamentals »

Volume/Issue: 2015/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eugenio Cerutti , Stijn Claessens , and Damien Puy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526638.001

ISBN: 9781513526638

Keywords: Push factors, global banks, markets, portfolio, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Portfolio Choice,

This paper analyzes the behavior of gross capital inflows across 34 emerging markets (EMs). We first confirm that aggregate inflows to EMs co-move considerably. We then report three findings: (i) the aggregate co-m...

Make in India
			: Which Exports Can Drive the Next Wave of Growth?

Make in India : Which Exports Can Drive the Next Wave of Growth? »

Volume/Issue: 2015/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Anand , Kalpana Kochhar , and Saurabh Mishra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513597393.001

ISBN: 9781513597393

Keywords: Growth, Innovations, transport, travel, vehicles, transportation, infrastructure, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Comparative Studies of Countries,

Structural transformation depends not only on how much countries export but also on what they export and with whom they trade. This paper breaks new ground in analyzing India's exports by the technological content,...

Women Workers in India
			: Why So Few Among So Many?

Women Workers in India : Why So Few Among So Many? »

Volume/Issue: 2015/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sonali Das , Sonali Jain-Chandra , Kalpana Kochhar , and Naresh Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498315005.001

ISBN: 9781498315005

Keywords: Female labor force participation, labor market regulation, informal labor markets, labor force, labor, labor force participation, labor market, female labor, Economics of Gender, Particular Labor Markets: Public Policy

This paper examines the determinants of female labor force participation in India, against the backdrop of India having one of the lowest participation rates for women among peer countries. Using extensive Indian...

On the First-Round Effects of International Food Price Shocks
			: the Role of the Asset Market Structure

On the First-Round Effects of International Food Price Shocks : the Role of the Asset Market Structure »

Volume/Issue: 2015/33

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rafael Portillo , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498333092.001

ISBN: 9781498333092

Keywords: Food Price Shocks, First-Round Effects, New-Keynesian Models, Asset Market Structure, food, price, market, prices, inflation, General

We develop a tractable small open-economy model to study the first-round effects of international food price shocks in developing countries. We define first-round effects as changes in headline inflation that, hold...

The Size Distribution of Manufacturing Plants and Development

The Size Distribution of Manufacturing Plants and Development »

Volume/Issue: 2014/236

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Siddharth Kothari

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498334396.001

ISBN: 9781498334396

Keywords: size distribution, non-homothetic preferences, quality, goods, income, distribution, prices, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Asia including Middle East,

The typical size distribution of manufacturing plants in developing countries has a thick left tail compared to developed countries. The same holds across Indian states, with richer states having a much smaller sha...