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The 2018 Budget Speech: Malaysia

Budget speech by Finance Minister of Malaysia.

Institution: Ministry of Finance Malaysia

Section: Budget Reports/Speeches

by Minister of Finance Malaysia | On 27 Oct 2018

Crowding-Out or Crowding-In? Public and Private Investment in India

This paper contributes to the debate on the relationship between public and private investment in India along the following dimensions. First, acknowledging major structural changes that the Indian ec...

Institution: National Council of Applied Economic Research

Section: Working Papers

by Girish Bahal | On 04 May 2018

The World Development Report 2018 —LEARNING to Realize Education’s Promise

The World Development Report 2018 (WDR 2018)—LEARNING to Realize Education’s Promise—is the first ever devoted entirely to education. And the timing is excellent: education has long been critical to h...

Institution: World Bank

Section: Reports

by World Bank [WB] | On 01 Apr 2018

World Economic Outlook, April 2018: Cyclical Upswing, Structural Change

The global economic upswing that began around mid-2016 has become broader and stronger. This new World Economic Outlook report projects that advanced economies as a group will continue to expand above...

Institution: International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Section: General

by International Monetary Fund [IMF] | On 01 Apr 2018

Innovation and Trade Policy in a Globalized World

How do import tariffs and R&D subsidies help domestic firms compete globally? How do these policies affect aggregate growth and economic welfare? To answer these questions, the paper builds a dynamic...

Institution: National Bureau of Economic Research

Section: Working Papers

by Ufuk Akcigit | On 01 Apr 2018

The Impact of New Drug Launches on Life-Years Lost in 2015 from 19 Types of Cancer in 36 Countries

This study employs a two-way fixed effects research design to measure the mortality impact and cost-effectiveness of cancer drugs: it analyzes the correlation across 36 countries between relative mort...

Institution: National Bureau of Economic Research

Section: Working Papers

by Frank R. Lichtenberg | On 01 Apr 2018

Signaling through Public Antitrust Enforcement: A Generalization

This note shows that the argument of Šaljanin(2017) [Šaljanin, 2017. “Signaling through public antitrust enforcement―, Economics Letters 169, 4 - 6] that public antitrust enforcement complements...

Institution: Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai

Section: Working Papers

by Madhuparna Ganguly | On 01 Apr 2018

Forward Guidance

The paper assesses the power of forward guidance—promises about future interest rates—as a monetary tool in a liquidity trap using a quantitative incomplete-markets model. The results suggest the effe...

Institution: National Bureau of Economic Research

Section: Working Papers

by Marcus Hagedorn | On 01 Apr 2018

Revisiting Rates of Return to Agricultural R&D Investment

This study proposes the use of partial least squares to determine the key parameters of the perpetual inventory method model of capital stock as a new approach to calculate research and development (R...

Institution: International Food Policy Research Institute

Section: Discussion Papers

by Alejandro Nin Pratt | On 01 Apr 2018

The Role of Plant-Breeding R&D in Tractor Adoption among Smallholders in Asia: Insights from Nepal Terai

Combining agricultural census data from Nepal from 2001 and 2011 with various spatial agroclimatic data, we show that increase in yield potentials due to the introduction of high-yield technologies ...

Institution: International Food Policy Research Institute

Section: Discussion Papers

by Hiroyuki Takeshima | On 30 Mar 2018
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