Macroeconomic consequences of increased efficiency in less developed economies

by S. Zahid Ali

Publisher: Centre for Management and Economic Research, Lahore University of Management Sciences in Lahore

Written in English
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 13-14).

StatementS. Zahid Ali, Sajid Anwar ; [editor, Abid A. Burki]
SeriesCMER working paper -- no. 09, 63
ContributionsAnwar, Sajid, Burki, Abid A., Lahore University of Management Sciences. Centre for Management and Economic Research
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24526266M
ISBN 109789698905712, 9789698905705
LC Control Number2010341687

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Macroeconomic consequences of increased productivity in less The results presented are based on a simple model of a small open economy that includes some key features of less developed economies.

It is shown that, in the presence of monetary and fiscal restraints, an improvement in productivity leads to increases in output, employment and Cited by: 5. A more rational use of resources in both industrial and developing economies would lead to substantial macroeconomic benefits—benefits large enough to have a bearing on contemporary macroeconomic problems such as the large U.S.

trade deficit, the high unemployment in Europe, and the international debt : Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper examines the impact of improvements in productivity on prices, output, the real wage rate and the balance of payments.

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The low levels of per capita income and poverty in developing countries is due to low levels of productivity in various fields of production. The low levels of productivity in the developing economies has been caused by dominance of low-productivity agriculture and informal sectors in their economies, low levels of capital formation – both physical and human (education, health), lack of.

A basic source of the difference in the macroeconomic analysis between less developed and advanced economies lies in the low level of development in LDC’s financial markets. The efficiency of monetary policy in LDCs has been questioned, especially when the structure of the financial.

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Endnote: 1. Dynamic – Efficiency over time. X-efficiency – incentives to cut costs. Efficiency of scale – taking advantage of economies of scale. Social efficiency – taking into account external costs/benefits. Productive efficiency. This occurs when the maximum number of goods and services are produced with a given amount of inputs.

In fact, the countries that have developed the most in recent years are the advanced economies. Therefore, the gap between developed and developing economies regarding financial development has, if anything, widened.

This disparity has increased in most parts of the financial : Masahiro Kawai. Romer () argues that FDI can ease the transfer of technological and business know-how to less developed countries and enhance the productivity of all firms in the host country.

However, some theories state that foreign investments will damage resource allocation and slow the economic growth due to trade, price, financial and other.

Most developed economies experience slower economic growth as compared to developing countries. For example, inIndia had a growth rate of % while the American economy was only growing at %.

This statistic can be misleading because India’s GDP was $ trillion inwhile the US was $ trillion. Once a country has developed a comprehensive and fully costed draft of its poverty reduction strategy, it will need to ensure that the strategy can be pursued and financed in a manner that does not jeopardize its macroeconomic stability and growth objectives.

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In recent decades, macroeconomic researchers have looked to incorporate financial intermediaries explicitly into business-cycle models. These modeling developments have helped us to understand the role of the financial sector in the transmission of policy and external shocks into macroeconomic dynamics.

They also have helped us to understand better the consequences of Author: Alfred Duncan, Charles Nolan. In a number of middle- and low-income economies around the world, inflation is far from a solved problem.

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The lack of competition may give a monopolist less incentive to invest in new ideas. Even if the monopolist benefits from economies of scale, they have little incentive to control their costs and 'X' inefficiencies will mean that there will be no real cost savings compared to a competitive market.

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In other words, macro-economists investigate why the economies of many developing countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and eastern Europe tend to grow at a slower rate than those of developed countries, and how the rate of economic growth for a certain country can be improved over time.

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