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Structural Reform Priorities for Brazil

Author/Editor: Nina Biljanovska, Damiano Sandri.

Release Date:October, 2018

Over the last few decades, Brazil has experienced relatively weak economic growth due to stagnant productivity. To boost productivity, Brazil should embark on an ambitious structural reform process. more...



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Rightsizing Brazil’s Public-Sector Wage Bill

Author/Editor: Izabela Karpowicz, Mauricio Soto.

Release Date:October, 2018

Brazil’s public-sector wage bill is comparatively high. It grows inertially and competes with other spending. Rightsizing the wage bill could stimulate administrative efficiency and bring more more...



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Business Cycle with Bank Intermediation in Oil Economies

Author/Editor: Hamid R Tabarraei, Hamed Ghiaie, Asghar Shahmoradi.

Release Date:October, 2018

The structural model in this paper proposes a micro-founded framework that incorporates an active banking sector with an oil-producing sector. The primary goal of adding a banking sector is to more...



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Technology and the Future of Work

Author/Editor: Adrian Peralta-Alva, Agustin Roitman.

Release Date:September, 2018

This paper uses a DSGE model to simulate the impact of technological change on labor markets and income distribution. It finds that technological advances offers prospects for stronger productivity more...



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Financial Access Under the Microscope

Author/Editor: Sumit Agarwal, Thomas Kigabo, Camelia Minoiu, Andrea Presbitero, Andre Silva.

Release Date:September, 2018

We examine the impact of a large-scale microcredit expansion program on financial access and the transition of previously unbanked borrowers to commercial banks. Using administrative micro-data more...



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House Price Synchronization and Financial Openness: A Dynamic Factor Model Approach

Author/Editor: Mitsuru Katagiri.

Release Date:September, 2018

This paper investigates the developments in house price synchronization across countries by a dynamic factor model using a country- and city-level dataset, and examines what drives the more...



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An Index for Transparency for Inflation-Targeting Central Banks: Application to the Czech National Bank

Author/Editor: Rania A Al-Mashat, Ales Bulir, N Nergiz Dinçer, Tibor Hlédik, Tomás Holub, Asya Kostanyan, Douglas Laxton, Armen Nurbekyan, Rafael A Portillo, Hou Wang.

Release Date:September, 2018

This paper develops a new central bank transparency index for inflation-targeting central banks (CBT-IT index). It applies the CBT-IT index to the Czech National Bank (CNB), one of the most more...



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What Do Monetary Contractions Do? Evidence From An Algorithmic Identification Procedure

Author/Editor: Tim Willems.

Release Date:September, 2018

As the “Volcker shock” is believed to have generated useful information on the effects of monetary policy, this paper develops a simple procedure to identify other unanticipated monetary more...



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Closing Gender Gaps in India: Does Increasing Womens’ Access to Finance Help?

Author/Editor: Purva Khera.

Release Date:September, 2018

Gender gaps in womens’ economic opportunities—labor market and entrepreneurship—have remained high in India. Lack of adequate collateral limits women entrepreneurs’ ability to access formal more...



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No Pain, All Gain? Exchange Rate Flexibility and the Expenditure-Switching Effect

Author/Editor: Yan Carriere-Swallow, Nicolas E Magud, Juan Yepez.

Release Date:September, 2018

Theoretical models on the relationship between prices and exchange rates predict that the magnitude of expenditure switching affects the optimal choice of exchange rate regime. Focusing on the more...



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