Rabah Arezki

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

700 19th Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20431

United States

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Sovereign Rating News and Financial Markets Spillovers: Evidence from the European Debt Crisis

IMF Working Paper No. 11/68
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Apr 2011
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Maastricht - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - International Capital Markets Department
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Announcements, Bonds, Capital markets, Credit, Cross country analysis, Eastern Europe, Financial crisis, Public information notices, Sovereign debt, Spillovers

Sovereign Rating News and Financial Markets Spillovers: Evidence from the European Debt Crisis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3411
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Apr 2011
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Maastricht - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - International Capital Markets Department
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credit ratings, news, spillovers, financial markets

Can the Natural Resource Curse Be Turned Into a Blessing? The Role of Trade Policies and Institutions

IMF Working Paper No. 07/55
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Mar 2007
Rabah Arezki and Rick van der Ploeg
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Oxford
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Trade policy

Can the Natural Resource Curse Be Turned into a Blessing? The Role of Trade Policies and Institutions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6225
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 May 2008
Rabah Arezki and Rick van der Ploeg
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Oxford
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Growth performance, income per capita, institutions, resource curse, trade policies

Natural Resources, Volatility, and Inclusive Growth: Perspectives from the Middle East and North Africa

IMF Working Paper No. 12/111
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Aug 2012
Rabah Arezki and Mustapha K. Nabli
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank
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Natural resources, Commodity prices, Economic growth, Emerging markets, Human capital, Infrastructure, Public investment, resource-rich countries, natural resource, resource-poor countries, natural resource curse, rent-seeking behavior, eiti, natural resource abundance, terms of trade, rent seeking activities, transparency and accountability, extractive industries, natural resource wealth, exhaustible resources, transparency initiative, state intervention, state interventions, common, extractive resources

Natural Resources, Volatility, and Inclusive Growth: Perspectives from the Middle East and North Africa

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3818
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 May 2012
Rabah Arezki and Mustapha K. Nabli
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank
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natural resources, volatility, inclusive growth, Middle East and North Africa

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Tourism Specialization and Economic Development: Evidence from the Unesco World Heritage List

IMF Working Paper No. 09/176
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Aug 2009
Rabah Arezki, Reda Cherif and John Piotrowski
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Cross country analysis, Development, Economic growth, Economic models, Time series, Tourism

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What Drives the Global Land Rush?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3666
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Dec 2011
Rabah Arezki, Klaus Deininger and Harris Selod
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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land acquisition, large-scale agriculture, foreign investments agro-ecological potential, land availability, land governance, property rights

What Drives the Global Land Rush?

IMF Working Paper No. 11/251
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Nov 2011
Rabah Arezki, Klaus Deininger and Harris Selod
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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Agriculture, Agroindustries, Demand, Economic models, Foreign investment, Land tenure

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Do Natural Resources Depress Income Per Capita?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3056
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 May 2010
Rabah Arezki and Rick van der Ploeg
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Oxford
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resource curse, institutions, trade policies, income per capita

Do Natural Resources Depress Income Per Capita?

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 15, Issue 3, pp. 504-521, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Jul 2011
Rabah Arezki and Rick van der Ploeg
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Oxford
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The Relative Volatility of Commodity Prices: A Reappraisal

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5903
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Rabah Arezki, Daniel Lederman and Hongyan Zhao
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Markets and Market Access, Emerging Markets, Commodities, E-Business, Access to Markets

The Relative Volatility of Commodity Prices: A Reappraisal

IMF Working Paper No. 11/279
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Dec 2011
Rabah Arezki, Daniel Lederman and Hongyan Zhao
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Capital goods, Commodities, Commodity price fluctuations, Commodity prices, Manufacturing, Prices

The Relative Volatility of Commodity Prices: A Reappraisal

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3694
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Jan 2012
Rabah Arezki, Daniel Lederman and Hongyan Zhao
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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international commodity prices, volatility, manufactured product prices

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The Composition of Capital Flows: Is South Africa Different?

IMF Working Paper No. 05/40
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Jan 2006
Faisal Ahmed, Rabah Arezki and Norbert Funke
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department
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Composition of capital flows, exchange rate volatility, financial development

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Food Prices and Political Instability

IMF Working Paper No. 11/62
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Mar 2011
Rabah Arezki and Markus Bruckner
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences
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Agricultural prices, Cross country analysis, Economic models, Food production, Low-income developing countries, Political economy

Food Prices and Political Instability

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3544
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Aug 2011
Rabah Arezki and Markus Bruckner
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Adelaide
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food prices, conflict, political institutions

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Resource Rents, Democracy and Corruption: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3575
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Sep 2011
Rabah Arezki and Thorvaldur Gylfason
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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resource rents, corruption, political systems, internal conflicts

Resource Windfalls, Macroeconomic Stability and Growth: The Role of Political Institutions

IMF Working Paper No. 11/142
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jun 2011
Rabah Arezki, Kazim Kazimov and Kirk Hamilton
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank
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Resource Windfalls, Macroeconomic Stability and Growth: The Role of Political Institutions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3678
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Dec 2011
Rabah Arezki, Kirk Hamilton and Kazim Kazimov
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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commodity, fiscal policy, macroeconomic stability, economic growth

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Boom-Bust Cycle, Asymmetrical Fiscal Response and the Dutch Disease

IMF Working Paper No. 10/94
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Apr 2010
Rabah Arezki and Kareem Ismail
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Business cycles, Commodity price fluctuations, Economic models, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, International trade, Natural resources, Oil exports, Oil producing countries, Political economy, Real effective exchange rates, Revenue mobilization

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What Drives the Global"Land Rush"?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5864
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Rabah Arezki, Klaus Deininger and Harris Selod
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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Banks & Banking Reform, Emerging Markets, Debt Markets, Rural Land Policies for Poverty Reduction, Forestry

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Global Imbalances and Petrodollars

IMF Working Paper No. 09/89
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Apr 2009
Rabah Arezki and Fuad Hasanov
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund
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Payments imbalances, Oil exporting countries, Oil prices, Oil revenues, Current account, Current account surpluses, Fiscal policy

Global Imbalances and Petrodollars

The World Economy, Vol. 36, Issue 2, pp. 213-232, 2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Feb 2013
Rabah Arezki and Fuad Hasanov
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund
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International Commodity Price Shocks, Democracy, and External Debt

IMF Working Paper No. 10/53
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Rabah Arezki and Markus Bruckner
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences
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Commodity prices, Debt management, Economic models, External debt, External shocks, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, International capital markets, Political economy, Revenue mobilization

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Commodity Price Volatility, Democracy and Economic Growth

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3619
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
Rabah Arezki and Thorvaldur Gylfason
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Iceland - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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commodity prices, volatility, democracy, economic growth

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An Alternative Explanation for the Resource Curse: The Income Effect Channel

IMF Working Paper No. 09/112
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Jun 2009
Rabah Arezki and Ali Alichi
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Capital accumulation, Capital flows, Cross country analysis, Domestic investment, Economic growth, Economic models, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Income, Natural resources, Private sector, Revenue sources

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Testing the Prebisch-Singer Hypothesis Since 1650: Evidence from Panel Techniques that Allow for Multiple Breaks

IMF Working Paper No. 13/180
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Sep 2013
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Queen's University Belfast, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and The University of Liverpool
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Commodity prices, Commodity price fluctuations, Economic models, Primary commodities, Unit root tests, Multiple Structural breaks, Volatility., commodity markets, transport costs, exchange rate regimes, terms of trade, speculative capital, competitive markets

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Development Accounting and the Rise of TFP

IMF Working Paper No. 10/101
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Apr 2010
Rabah Arezki and Reda Cherif
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Accounting, Cross country analysis, Economic models, Income distribution, Productivity, Time series

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Commodity Prices and Exchange Rate Volatility: Lessons from South Africa's Capital Account Liberalization

IMF Working Paper No. 12/168
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Nov 2012
Rabah Arezki, Elena Dumitrescu and Marc Quintyn
International Monetary Fund (IMF), European University Institute and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Exchange Rate, Volatility, Commodities, Financial Flows, Capital Account Liberalization, Commodity Price Fluctuations, Exchange Rates, Gold Prices

Commodity Windfalls, Polarization, and Net Foreign Assets: Panel Data Evidence on the Voracity Effect

IMF Working Paper No. 10/209
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Feb 2011
Rabah Arezki and Markus Bruckner
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences
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Asset management, Commodities, Commodity price fluctuations, Cross country analysis, Current account, Current account surpluses, Economic models, Government expenditures, Political economy, Time series

Commodity Windfalls, Polarization, and Net Foreign Assets: Panel Data Evidence on the Voracity Effect

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3656
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Dec 2011
Rabah Arezki and Markus Bruckner
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Adelaide
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commodity windfalls, net foreign assets, polarization

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Are There Spillover Effects from Munis?

IMF Working Paper No. 11/290
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Dec 2011
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Maastricht - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - International Capital Markets Department
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Bond markets, Bonds, Fiscal analysis, Risk management, Spillovers, United States

News Shocks in Open Economies: Evidence from Giant Oil Discoveries

IMF Working Paper No. 15/209
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Nov 2015
Rabah Arezki, Valerie A. Ramey and Liugang Sheng
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of California at San Diego and Chinese University of Hong Kong
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news shocks, current account and business cycles, production, investment, GDP, economy, capital, General, Open Economy Macroeconomics

News Shocks in Open Economies: Evidence from Giant Oil Discoveries

NBER Working Paper No. w20857
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Jan 2015
Rabah Arezki, Valerie A. Ramey and Liugang Sheng
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of California at San Diego and Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Municipal Fallout

Finance & Development, p. 34, September 2011
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 03 Nov 2011
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Maastricht - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - International Capital Markets Department
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Resource Windfalls and Emerging Market Sovereign Bond Spreads: The Role of Political Institutions

IMF Working Paper No. 10/179
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Aug 2010
Rabah Arezki and Markus Bruckner
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences
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Bonds, Commodity prices, External debt, External shocks, Gross domestic product, Political economy, Sovereign debt

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Education Attainment in Public Administration Around the World: Evidence from a New Dataset

IMF Working Paper No. 12/231
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Nov 2012
Rabah Arezki and Marc Quintyn
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Resource Windfalls, Optimal Public Investment and Redistribution: The Role of Total Factor Productivity and Administrative Capacity

IMF Working Paper No. 12/200
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Nov 2012
Rabah Arezki, Arnaud Dupuy and Alan Gelb
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Centre de Recherche en Économie Appliquée (CREA) and Center for Global Development
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Resource Windfall, Public Investment, Total Factor Productivity, Administrative Capacity, Economic Models, Natural Resources, Resource Allocation, Revenues

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Structural Reforms, IMF Programs and Capacity Building: An Empirical Investigation

IMF Working Paper No. 12/232
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Nov 2012
Rabah Arezki and Marc Quintyn
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Rainfall, Financial Development, and Remittances: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

IMF Working Paper No. 11/153
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Jul 2011
Rabah Arezki and Markus Bruckner
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences
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Commodity Windfalls, Democracy and External Debt

The Economic Journal, Vol. 122, Issue 561, pp. 848-866, 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Jun 2012
Rabah Arezki and Markus Brückner
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Oil Prices and the Global Economy

IMF Working Paper No. 17/15
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), CBA, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Oil prices, Oil sector, Supply and demand, Oil production, Econometric models, Oil market; macroeconomic model; depletion; consumption efficiency; technology; cycle.

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Shifting Frontiers in Global Resource Wealth: The Role of Policies and Institutions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11553
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund and University of Oxford
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discoveries, endogenous reserves, institutions, liberalization, market orientation, Natural resources

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From Global Savings Glut to Financing Infrastructure: The Advent of Investment Platforms

IMF Working Paper No. 16/18
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Mar 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Columbia Business School - Department of Economics, Columbia University, SWF Research Initiative, Amundi and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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projects, bank, risk, equity, General, Government Policy and Regulation, Other, Infrastructures, All Countries, Public Private Partnership, Long-term Investors