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			: A Case Study in Rapid Development

Singapore : A Case Study in Rapid Development »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Bercuson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557754639.084

ISBN: 9781557754639

Keywords: private consumption, wage, gnp, tfp, national saving

Since attaining independence in 1965, Singapore has experienced exceptionally rapid growth, low inflation, and a healthy balance of payments. This paper reviews Singapore's economic development from a long-term per...

World Saving1

World Saving1 »

Source: World Saving

Volume/Issue: 2014/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesco Grigoli , Alexander Herman , and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2014

ISBN: 9781475545517

Keywords: corporate saving, Global Financial Crisis, household saving, national saving, private saving, saving, income, future, trade, Models with Panel Data

This paper presents new evidence on the behavior of saving in the world, by extending previous empirical research in five dimensions. First, it is based on a very large and recent database, covering 165 countries f...

Saving Trends in Southeast Asia

Saving Trends in Southeast Asia »

Source: Saving Trends in Southeast Asia : A Cross-Country Analysis

Volume/Issue: 1995/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee , and Aasim Husain

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1995

ISBN: 9781451845778

Keywords: cointegration, private saving, provident fund, statistic, equation

This paper investigates the long-run pattern of private saving in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. These countries have not only maintained saving levels that are currently among the highest in the wor...

Saving in Southeast Asia and Latin America Compared

Saving in Southeast Asia and Latin America Compared »

Source: Saving in Southeast Asia and Latin America Compared : Searching for Policy Lessons

Volume/Issue: 1997/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Thimann , and Anuradha Dayal-Gulati

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451853308

Keywords: Saving, Southeast Asia, Latin America, private saving, pension, dependency ratio, retirement, funded pension

This paper examines empirical determinants of private saving for a sample of economies in Southeast Asia and Latin America over the period 1975–95. It uses panel estimations to establish relationships betwee...

Implications for Savings of Aging in the Asian 'Tigers'1

Implications for Savings of Aging in the Asian 'Tigers'1 »

Source: Implications for Savings of Aging in the Asian 'Tigers'

Volume/Issue: 1997/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Steven Symansky , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451855777

Keywords: Aging, Asia, saving, savings, demographics, dependency, elderly, private savings

Significant aging is projected for many high-saving emerging economies of East and Southeast Asia. By 2025, the share of the elderly in their populations will at least double in most of these countries. The share o...

Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

Source: Singapore : A Case Study in Rapid Development

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Bercuson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

ISBN: 9781557754639

Keywords: private consumption, wage, gnp, tfp, national saving

Table A1 Pioneer Manufacturing Firms by Industry...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Singapore : A Case Study in Rapid Development

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Bercuson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

ISBN: 9781557754639

Keywords: private consumption, wage, gnp, tfp, national saving

Since attaining independence in 1965, Singapore has experienced exceptionally rapid growth, low inflation, and a healthy balance of payments (Chart 1-1). Over the past 30 years, real GDP per capita has grown...

II Accounting for Growth in Singapore

II Accounting for Growth in Singapore »

Source: Singapore : A Case Study in Rapid Development

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Bercuson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

ISBN: 9781557754639

Keywords: private consumption, wage, gnp, tfp, national saving

Since achieving independence, Singapore has experienced rapid growth. In the period 1960-91, real GDP rose at an average annual rate of 8 1/4 percent, or by 6 1/4 percent a year in per capita terms. In fact,...

III Singapore’s Development Strategy

III Singapore’s Development Strategy »

Source: Singapore : A Case Study in Rapid Development

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Bercuson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

ISBN: 9781557754639

Keywords: private consumption, wage, gnp, tfp, national saving

In large part, Singapore’s rapid growth can be attributed to policies that promoted macroeconomic stability (low inflation, positive real interest rates, sound fiscal management) and limited relative price d...

IV Fiscal and Monetary Policies

IV Fiscal and Monetary Policies »

Source: Singapore : A Case Study in Rapid Development

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Bercuson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

ISBN: 9781557754639

Keywords: private consumption, wage, gnp, tfp, national saving

Among the most important factors in explaining Singapore’s rapid development is the ongoing policy commitment to macroeconomic stability. The pursuit of cautious financial policies has underpinned investor c...