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What happens when a country does not adjust to terms of trade shocks? The case of oil-rich gabon

Ali Zafar

What happens when a country does not adjust to terms of trade shocks? The case of oil-rich gabon

by Ali Zafar

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Published by World Bank in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Gabon,
  • Gabon.
    • Subjects:
    • Terms of trade -- Gabon,
    • Petroleum industry and trade -- Gabon,
    • Gabon -- Economic policy

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAli Zafar.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 3403, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 3403.
      ContributionsWorld Bank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3390340M
      LC Control Number2004620007

      Nov 22,  · Abstract. The literature about the origin of the African debt crisis lists a number of factors as its causes. The oil price shocks of and , the expansion of the Eurodollar, a rise in public expenditure by African governments following rising commodity prices in the early s, the recession in industrial countries and the subsequent commodity price fall, and a rise in real. Detailed description of taxes on corporate income in Gabon. Subject to the provisions of double tax treaties (DTTs), profits subject to CIT in Gabon are those obtained by companies exploited in Gabon or those relating to operations carried out in this country.

      Not long ago, I wrote Ten Reasons Why High Oil Prices are a Problem. If high oil prices can be a problem, how can low oil prices also be a problem? In particular, how can the steep drop in oil prices we have recently been experiencing also be a problem? Let me explain some of. This PDF is a selection from a published volume from the National Bureau of Economic Research e xporting country’s terms- of- trade (Cashin, Cespedes, and Sahay ; Chen and Rogo ff ). Terms- of- trade shocks then lead to a shift in the relative demand for an exporter’s currency, which, in turn, leads to changes in that.

      Oil Shock Vulnerabilities & Impacts: Nigeria Case Study Prepared for exporting country case study (namely, Nigeria) of oil dependencies and vulnerabilities to oil price shocks in Nigeria? The purpose of this case study is to provide a deeper level of data, analysis and discussion about the. U.S. Imports from Gabon of Crude Oil and Petroleum Products (Thousand Barrels) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec; 2, 2, 3, 3, --= Not Applicable; NA = Not Available; Total Crude Oil and Products Imports from Gabon; U.S. Imports from Gabon; U.S. Total Crude Oil and Products Imports.


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What happens when a country does not adjust to terms of trade shocks? The case of oil-rich gabon by Ali Zafar Download PDF EPUB FB2

An analysis using a quantitative methodology to decompose responses to shocks shows that Gabon's adjustment to adverse movements in the terms and trade from to was considerably weak in terms of three performance indicators-import intensity. Get this from a library. What happens when a country does not adjust to terms of trade shocks?: the case of oil-rich gabon.

[Ali Zafar; World Bank. Africa Technical Families. Poverty Reduction and Economic Management 3.]. What happens when a country does not adjust to terms of trade shocks. the case of oil-rich Gabon (English) Abstract. Gabon is currently one of the richest countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, having a GDP per capita of close to $4, and is characterized by a stable political climate and rich forestry and mineral resources, as well as a small universityofthephoenix.com by: 9.

Consequences. According to the Dutch disease theory, the sudden discovery of oil may cause a decline in the manufacturing sector. The consequences will vary from country to country, depending on the country's economic structure and stage of development.

For example, after the oil boom in Gabon, the country showed symptoms of the Dutch disease, while oil-producing Equatorial Guinea did not. Macroeconomic effects of terms-of-trade shocks: the case of oil-exporting countries (English) Abstract.

The authors investigate the impact on economic growth and development of long-run movements in the external terms of trade, with special reference to the experience Cited by: They find that permanent terms-of-trade shocks have a strongly significant positive effect on investment, which they justify theoretically on the grounds that countries in the sample import much of their capital equipment.

The shocks also have a significant positive effect on consumption. Downloadable. Sharp swings in a developing country's terms of trade, the price of its exports relative to the price of its imports, can seriously disrupt output growth.

An analysis of the effects of a decline in export prices in seventy-five developing economies suggests that countries with a flexible exchange rate will experience a much milder contraction in output than their counterparts.

Abstract. Economic growth often helps the poor, but what about the many cases when it does not. The consensus that economic growth reduces poverty, encapsulated by two World Bank economists in the above-quoted article entitled Growth is Good for the Poor, leaves many important questions universityofthephoenix.com: John A.

DONALDSON. Oil boom ( words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article Zafar, Ali (). What happens when a country does not adjust to terms of trade shocks?: the case of oil-rich Gabon. World Bank Publications. A cross-country study by Ezema () examined the effectiveness of policy responses to terms of trade shocks inover the period to The study identified two groups of countries – those.

Learn more about the Gabon economy, including the population of Gabon, GDP, facts, trade, business, inflation and other data and analysis on its economy from the Index of Economic Freedom.

Strategy Options for Angola's Agricultural Sector after 27 Years of War: A Perception Based Field Study What happens when a country does not adjust to terms of trade shocks. the case of oil.

Historical Oil Shocks James D. Hamilton. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in February NBER Program(s):Environment and Energy Program, Economic Fluctuations and Growth Program This paper surveys the history of the oil industry with a particular focus on the events associated with significant changes in the price of oil.

Are Shocks to the Terms of Trade Shocks to Productivity. the reciprocal of the terms of trade. Cast this way, a change in the terms of trade acts as a productivity shock. Or does it. In this paper, we show that this line of reasoning cannot work in standard models.

The terms of trade do affect real income and consumption in a country. Zafar A () "What happens when a country does not adjust to terms of trade shocks?' - the case of oil-rich Gabon", World Bank Policy Research, Working Paper Mehrizi AZ () Literacy and history of non-oil export of Iran, Iran.

Harb N () Oil Exports, Non‐Oil GDP, and Investment in the GCC Countries. Rev Dev Econ Author: Mahdinia M. U.S. trade in goods with Gabon NOTE: All figures are in millions of U.S. dollars on a nominal basis, not seasonally adjusted unless otherwise specified. Details may not equal totals due to rounding.

Terms of trade shocks in Africa: are they short-lived or long-lived. and countries should adjust consumption to the altered permanent income level (Obstfeld, ). The typical duration of shocks to a country's terms of trade, and the level of uncertainty of median estimates of the duration of these shocks, is another indicator of the Cited by: Macroeconomic Overview.

Gabon is on the West coast of Africa and covers an area of square metres. The country has a population of 2 million with percent living in the urban areas of the capital city Libreville and Port-Gentil, the second largest city. Managing Economic Shocks: boosting Africa’s terms of trade and export volumes.

But now China is undergoing a China does not make a smooth transition to a. So exactly how exposed to external shocks is the Irish economy.

particularly as Irish trade and financial links grow across the world. the research does find that, for all shocks it. Mar 21,  · IMF Survey: You also talked about the need for Gabon to be less dependent on oil. How do you see Gabon diversifying its economy?

Mlachila: Certainly, Gabon has been highly dependent on the oil sector, which in has contributed to about 45 percent of government revenue and about 85 percent of exports.

So it is an important sector in the economy.Trading Away from Conflict: Using Trade to Increase Resilience in Fragile States > Conditions That Affect the Impact of Trade Shocks on Conflict Share Page. Book Table of Contents. Conditions That Affect the Impact of Trade Shocks on Conflict.The OPEC oil embargo was a decision to stop exporting oil to the United States.

On October 19,the 12 OPEC members agreed to the embargo. Over the next six months, oil prices quadrupled. Prices remained at higher levels even after the embargo ended in March