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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...

V Labor Market Policies

V Labor Market 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

Wages and labor market policies have been cornerstones of Singapore’s development strategy. Over the past three decades, four distinct periods can be identified. In the first (mid-1960s to the late 1970s), p...

VI Singapore’s Experience as an Open Economy

VI Singapore’s Experience as an Open Economy »

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

Singapore’s ongoing commitment to a liberal external regime has figured importantly in its development. A capital account almost completely free of restrictions has fostered investment flows. In addition, in...

VII Determinants of Private Saving in Singapore

VII Determinants of Private Saving 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

A dissaver in the early 1960s, Singapore over the past three decades has become the thriftiest country in the world, saving on average 41 percent of its GNP in the 1980s. This section presents an econometric...

Brunei Darussalam

Brunei Darussalam »

Source: Brunei Darussalam : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2010/134

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455205851

Keywords: expenditure, oil and gas, gas sector, oil and gas sector, consumption expenditure

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Brunei Darussalam

Brunei Darussalam »

Source: Brunei Darussalam : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2009/142

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451806199

Keywords: expenditure, oil and gas, gas sector, oil and gas sector, consumption expenditure

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Brunei Darussalam

Brunei Darussalam »

Source: Brunei Darussalam : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2011/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455284597

Keywords: expenditure, oil and gas, oil and gas sector, gas sector, consumption expenditure

The statistical appendices present the following details for Brunei Darussalam: Nominal GDP and quarterly nominal GDP by economic activity, nominal GDP and quarterly nominal GDP by expenditure, quarterly compositio...

Brunei Darussalam

Brunei Darussalam »

Source: Brunei Darussalam : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2008/165

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451806182

Keywords: expenditure, oil and gas, oil and gas sector, gas sector, consumption expenditure, Statistical appendixes,

The paper discusses the estimates and projections of Brunei Darussalam's nominal GDP and quarterly nominal GDP as per economic activity; growth in real GDP by expenditure and economic activity; details of oil and g...

Malaysia

Malaysia »

Source: Malaysia : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1994/4

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451828214

Keywords: gnp, private consumption, domestic demand, gross domestic product, terms of trade

This paper describes economic developments in Malaysia during the 1990s. Real output growth strengthened to 81/2 percent in 1993 from 7¾ percent in the previous year. In contrast to 1992, however, growth in output...