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Economic Growth

 

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Analysis on the Returns Curve and its Effect on Economic Activity in Costa Rica (Spanish)   

Effect of the yield curve on the growth of Costa Rica's real output is studied in this paper, for the period from the first quarter of 1985 to the first quarter of 1994 (SP). 

1995    

D90, E40, G12 

Research Document 

Chronology of Costa Rica's Economic Cycle (Spanish)   

Chronology of Costa Rica's economic cycle is estimated for the period from January 1976 to December 2010. The benchmark value used was the Monthly Index of Economic Activity (MIEA) (SP) 

2011   

E32 

Research Document 

A Composite Leading Indicator of the Economic Activity for Costa Rica   

In this paper we construct three leading indicators that anticipate turning points of the economic activity in Costa Rica. Indicators derived average leads between 7 and 12 months in relation to the reference variable. 

2014   

C22, E32 

Research Document 

Estimate of a Production Function: The Case of Costa Rica (Spanish)   

The production function is estimated for Costa Rica using an endogenous technology approach. The properties of the estimated function are studied, e.g. returns to escale, substitution elasticities, and factor intensity (SP) 

1995   

O41, E23 

Research Document 

Estimate of a Production Function for Costa Rica (1991-2006) (Spanish)   

A Cobb-Douglas production function for Costa Rican economy is estimated in this paper. A potential output series is estimated as well (SP) 

2007   

O41, E23, E32 

Research Document 

Estimate of a Quarterly Employment Indicator for Costa Rica (Spanish)   

A quarterly indicator of employment in Costa Rica is estimated for the 1991-2000. The aim is to substantially improve analisis of the economy's situation, además as well as complementing short-term statistics required international financial institutions (SP) 

2002   

CL, C4, E2 

Research Document 

Estimate on Okun's Law for Costa Rica (Spanish)   

The relationship established with the Okun law is estimated here for Costa Rica (period 1991-2000), whereby there is a negative correlation between the unemployment rate and the real output growth (SP) 

2002   

E23, E24 

Research Document 

Estimate of the Potential Output for Costa Rica (Spanish)   

Several estimates on Costa Rica's potential output , using statistical filters and structural models. Results are analyzed in light of an estimate of a Phillips curve and the relation between the output gap and its deviations (SP) 

2007   

C52, C53, E23, E31, E32, E37 

Research Document 

Estimate of a Production Function for Costa Rica, 1978-2010 (Spanish)   

A production function is estimated for Costa Rica's economy, based on information for the period 1978-2010, with the MCOD methodology. The production factors used were physical capital and labor. Additionally, an estimate was made on the human capital factor, whereby labor was adjusted according the the population's average educational level. (SP) 

2012   

D24, N16, O40. 

Working Paper 

Relationship between the Length of Expansion of an Economic Cycle and Contraction of the Following Cycle (Spanish)   

Is there a relationship between the duration of an expansive economic cycle and the duration of the contraction in the following cycle? The case of Costa Rica (SP) 

1994   

E32 

Research Document 

1991-2012 Abstract of the Costa Rican economy (Spanish)   

The main aspects of the Costa Rican economy between 1991-2012 are summarized. This information is necessary to form an idea of the economic cycles based on volatilities and co-movements of important macroeconomic variables. Five complete economic cycles were identified, as well as their duration, their phases, and common factors that explain the behavior of the cycles. 

2014   

E32, E31, E20 

 

Economic Growth   

Economic Growth 

   

 

 

Method to calculate productivity indicators for the labor factor in Costa Rica (Spanish)   

Period 1976-1992 (SP) 

1994   

O15, O47 

Research Document 

Determining Sign Extraction Models (Spanish)   

Forecast on quarterly series for global supply and demand (SP) 

2001   

C3, C8, E2 

Research Document 

Structural transformations and sectoral productivity in Costa Rica   

This paper documents the process of structural transformation in Costa Rica during six decades starting in 1950. It is widely documented that countries that grow in terms of income have a shift of employment away from the agricultural sector to the manufacturing and services sector. This same pattern can be observed in Costa Rica. However, this process has some peculiarities that will be discussed. 

2015   

O1, O4 

Research document 

 

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