Alun H. Thomas

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department

700 19th Street NW

Washington, DC 20431

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Saving, Investment, and the Regional Current Account: An Analysis of Canadian, British, and German Regions

IMF Working Paper No. 93/62
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Alun H. Thomas
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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Current Account Balance Estimates for Emerging Market Economies

IMF Working Paper No. 10/43
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Mar 2010
Leandro Medina, Jordi Prat and Alun H. Thomas
George Washington University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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Cross country analysis, Current account balances, Economic models, Emerging markets, Real effective exchange rates

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Peaks, Spikes, and Barrels: Modeling Sharp Movements in Oil Prices

IMF Working Paper No. 10/186
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
Alun H. Thomas, Martin Mühleisen and Malika Pant
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 91 (237,814)
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Oil prices, Oil consumption, Commodity markets, Economic models, Demand, International capital markets, Supply

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Is the Exchange Rate a Shock Absorber? The Case of Sweden.

IMF Working Paper No. 97/176
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Alun H. Thomas
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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Do Debt-Service Savings and Grants Boost Social Expenditures?

IMF Working Paper No. 06/180
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Aug 2006
Alun H. Thomas
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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Debt relief, grants, social expenditures, Millennium Development Goals

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Expected Devaluation and Economic Fundamentals

IMF Working Paper No. 93/83
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Alun H. Thomas
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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The Effects of Tax Wedges on Hours Worked and Unemployment in Sweden

IMF Working Paper No. 98/152
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Alun H. Thomas
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
Downloads 54 (318,122)
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payroll taxes, total labor taxes, labor cost, employment, unemployment

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The Wage Bargaining Structure in Norway and Sweden and its Influence on Real Wage Developments

IMF Working Paper No. 98/174
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Alun H. Thomas
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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wage bargaining, centralized, decentralized, real wage, tradables, services

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Equilibrium Non-Oil Current Account Assessments for Oil Producing Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 08/198
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Sep 2008
Jun Il Kim, Aqib Aslam and Alun H. Thomas
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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Nonoil sector, Oil producing countries, Current account balances, Oil prices, Exchange rate assessments, Economic models, Working Paper

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Modeling Aggregate Use of Fund Resources - Analytical Approaches and Medium-Term Projections

IMF Working Paper No. 07/70
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Apr 2007
World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
Downloads 48 (335,356)
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Stand-by arrangements, prediction, IMF lending capacity, IMF income position

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Africa's Got Work to Do: Employment Prospects in the New Century

IMF Working Paper No. 13/201
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Oct 2013
World Bank - Office of the Chief Economist, International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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Employment, Sub-Saharan Africa, Labor markets, Agricultural sector, Private sector, Wages, Cross country analysis, labor force, agriculture, industry, services, wage employment, household enterprises, public employment

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The Costs and Benefits of Various Wage Bargaining Structures An Empirical Exploration

IMF Working Paper No. 02/71
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Alun H. Thomas
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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Wage bargaining unemployment internal factors

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The Incidence and Effectiveness of Prior Actions in Imf-Supported Programs

IMF Working Paper No. 06/213
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Oct 2006
Alun H. Thomas and Uma Ramakrishnan
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department
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Conditionality, prior actions, signaling, commitment, implementation

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The Response of Wages and Labor Supply Movements to Employment Shocks Across Europe and the United States

IMF Working Paper No. 94/158
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Alun H. Thomas
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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U.S. Private Saving and the Tax Treatment of Ira/401(K)S: A Re-Examination Using Household Survey Data

IMF Working Paper No. 96/87
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Alun H. Thomas and Christopher Towe
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Benchmarking Structural Transformation Across the World

IMF Working Paper No. 13/176
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Aug 2013
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, International Monetary Fund and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Productivity, Emerging markets, Low-income developing countries, Agricultural sector, Manufacturing sector, Services sector, Cross country analysis, Structural Transformation, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Services, Quantile Regression, Panel Data, globalization, gdp per capita, real gdp, economic globalization, economic growth, total factor productivity, tfp, trade liberalization, international trade, globalization period, globalization index, international financial, exchange rates, per capita income, modern economic growth, international financial statistics, per capita incomes, national income, rate of growth, per capita income levels, growth rates, foreign exchange, balanced economic grow

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Labor Market Adjustment in Canada and the United States

IMF Working Paper No. 97/2
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Eswar S. Prasad and Alun H. Thomas
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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An Exploration of the Private Sector Response to Changes in Government Saving Across OECD Countries

IMF Working Paper No. 01/69
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Feb 2006
Alun H. Thomas
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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fiscal policy, intergenerational fiscal balance, Ricardian effects

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Wage Dispersion in the 1980s: Resurrecting the Role of Trade Through the Effects of Durable Employment Changes

IMF Working Paper No. 95/88
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Elaine Buckberg and Alun H. Thomas
NERA Economic Consulting and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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Resource Dependence and Fiscal Effort in Sub-Saharan Africa

IMF Working Paper No. 13/188
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Sep 2013
Juan Treviño and Alun H. Thomas
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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Revenue sources, Sub-Saharan Africa, Natural resources, Tax revenues, Taxation, Tax law, taxation, exhaustible resources, resource rich, oil, resource booms

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Relative Prices and Economic Adjustment in the U.S. And the EU: A Real Story About European Monetary Union

IMF Working Paper No. 94/65
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Tamim Bayoumi and Alun H. Thomas
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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Exchange Rate and Foreign Interest Rate Linkages for Sub-Saharan Africa Floaters

IMF Working Paper No. 12/208
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Nov 2012
Alun H. Thomas
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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Exchange Rate, Interest Rate, Interest Parity, Exchange Rates, Flexible Exchange Rate Policy, Floating Exchange Rates, Interest Rates

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Access to Market Financing for IDA-Eligible Countries - The Role of External Debt and IMF-Supported Programs

IMF Working Paper No. 09/217
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
Alun H. Thomas
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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Access to capital markets, Bond markets, Bonds, Credit risk, Debt service ratios, Demand, Economic models, External debt, External financing, Fund facilities, HIPC Initiative, Political economy, Supply

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Modeling Aggregate Use of Imf Resources — Analytical Approaches and Medium-Term Projections

IMF Staff Papers, Vol. 55, Issue 1, pp. 1-49, 2008
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Oct 2010
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Policy Development and Review Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and World Bank
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Women's Opportunities and Challenges in Sub-Saharan African Job Markets

IMF Working Paper No. 16/118
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Dec 2016
Christine Dieterich, Anni Huang and Alun H. Thomas
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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Employment, Sub-Saharan Africa, Women, Gender, Informal sector, Labor markets, Agricultural sector, Education, Labor force participation, Unemployment, Multi-sector Labor Market, Agriculture Feminization, Female Informal Employment, Household Enterprise Employment, SSA Labor Market

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Sub-Saharan Employment Developments: The Important Role of Household Enterprises with an Application to Rwanda

IMF Working Paper No. 15/185
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Sep 2015
Alun H. Thomas
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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structural transformation, household enterprises, salaried employment, workers, labor, labor force, labor market, General, General,