Andrew Berg. Andrew Berg is Deputy Director of the IMF's Institute for Capacity Development. He previously served at the U.S. Treasury, including as Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asia and Latin America in 2000-2001 and Chief Economist of the Mexican Task Force in 1995-1996.
Effects of income inequality, researchers have found, include higher rates of health and social problems, and lower rates of social goods, a lower population-wide satisfaction and happiness and even a lower level of economic growth when human capital is neglected for high-end consumption.
Austerity is a set of political-economic policies that aim to reduce government budget deficits through spending cuts, tax increases, or a combination of both. Austerity measures are often used by governments that find it difficult to borrow or meet their existing obligations to pay back loans.
محققان تاثیرات نابرابری را، آمار بالاتر در مشکلات بهداشتی و اجتماعی، مقدار پایینتر کالاهای عمومی، سطح پایینتر از خوشحالی عمومی جامعه و حتی سطح پایینتری از رشد اقتصادی هنگام غفلت از سرمایه انسانی به منظور مصرف ...
In this book, three International Monetary Fund economists show that this increase in inequality has in fact been a political choice―and explain what policies we should choose instead to achieve a more inclusive economy. Jonathan D. Ostry, Prakash Loungani, and Andrew Berg demonstrate that the extent of inequality depends on the policies ...
A recent study by Andrew Berg and Jonathan Ostry concluded that the distribution of income is a more important contributor to sustained economic growth than such things as openness to trade, a competitive exchange rate, level of foreign investment, or the quality and stability of a country's political institutions.
He is also a Visiting Scholar at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as member of the DFID-IMF research program on the macroeconomics of low-income countries. From 2003-05 he served as external Macroeconomic Adviser to the Policy Division at the Department for International Development (DFID) and represented DFID as Vice Chair of the African Economic Research Consortium from 2006 to 2016.
by Cristian Alonso, Andrew Berg, Siddharth Kothari, Chris Papageorgiou, Sidra Rehman . IMF Working Papers. describe research in progress by the author(s) and are published to elicit comments and to encourage debate. The views expressed in IMF Working Papers are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF, its
Book/Monograph, Created By Andrew Berg; Yanliang Miao and Published By INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND in ENGLISH language There is good reason and much evidence to suggest that the real exchange rate matters for economic growth, but why?