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Financial Disruptions and the Cyclical Upgrading of Labor

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Source: Financial Disruptions and the Cyclical Upgrading of Labor

Volume/Issue: 2017/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Brendan Epstein , Alan Finkelstein Shapiro , and Andrés González Gómez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2017

ISBN: 9781475595864

Keywords: Business cycles, financial frictions, labor search frictions, on-the-job search, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

Amid total factor productivity (TFP) shocks job-to-job flows amplify the volatility of unemployment, but the aggregate implications of job-to-job flows amid financial shocks are less understood. To develop such und...

Macroprudential Policy and Labor Market Dynamics in Emerging Economies1

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Source: Macroprudential Policy and Labor Market Dynamics in Emerging Economies

Volume/Issue: 2015/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alan Finkelstein Shapiro , and Andres Gonzalez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475563641

Keywords: self-employment, labor search frictions, financial frictions, macroprudential policy, credit, capital, labor market, financing, Government Policy and Regulation, macroprudential policy.,

Emerging economies have high shares of self-employed individuals running owner-only firms who, in contrast to many salaried firms, have little access to formal financing and therefore rely on informal financing (in...

Fiscal Policy and Employment in Advanced and Emerging Economies

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Source: Fiscal Policy and Employment in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Volume/Issue: 2012/042

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2012

ISBN: 9781498340458

Keywords: Demand, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Employment, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Labor markets, Labor supply, Tax policy, Labor market institutions

This paper discusses tax and expenditure policy reforms to raise employment. Using data for 58 advanced and emerging economies, the paper provides a unified assessment of tax and expenditure measures that have usua...

A Fiscal Stimulus and Jobless Recovery

A Fiscal Stimulus and Jobless Recovery »

Source: A Fiscal Stimulus and Jobless Recovery

Volume/Issue: 2013/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cristiano Cantore , Paul Levine , and Giovanni Melina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475595338

Keywords: deep habits, labor market search-match frictions, CES production function, government spending, jobless, fiscal stimulus, employment,

We analyse the effects of a government spending expansion in a DSGE model with Mortensen-Pissarides labour market frictions, deep habits in private and public consumption, investment adjustment costs, a constant-el...

What (Really) Accounts for the Fall in Hours After a Technology Shock?

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Source: What (Really) Accounts for the Fall in Hours After a Technology Shock?

Volume/Issue: 2012/211

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nooman Rebei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505610

Keywords: Firm entry and exit, Habit in consumption, Labor market frictions, Permanent technology shocks, Leontief production, Bayesian estimation., wages, wage, autocorrelation, standard deviation

The paper asks how state of the art DSGE models that account for the conditional response of hours following a positive neutral technology shock compare in a marginal likelihood race. To that end we construct and e...

Financial Disruptions and the Cyclical Upgrading of Labor

Financial Disruptions and the Cyclical Upgrading of Labor »

Volume/Issue: 2017/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Brendan Epstein , Alan Finkelstein Shapiro , and Andrés González Gómez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475595864.001

ISBN: 9781475595864

Keywords: Business cycles, financial frictions, labor search frictions, on-the-job search, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

Amid total factor productivity (TFP) shocks job-to-job flows amplify the volatility of unemployment, but the aggregate implications of job-to-job flows amid financial shocks are less understood. To develop such und...

Macroprudential Policy and Labor Market Dynamics in Emerging Economies

Macroprudential Policy and Labor Market Dynamics in Emerging Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2015/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alan Finkelstein Shapiro , and Andres Gonzalez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475563641.001

ISBN: 9781475563641

Keywords: self-employment, labor search frictions, financial frictions, macroprudential policy, credit, capital, labor market, financing, Government Policy and Regulation, macroprudential policy.,

Emerging economies have high shares of self-employed individuals running owner-only firms who, in contrast to many salaried firms, have little access to formal financing and therefore rely on informal financing (in...

Fiscal Policy and Employment in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Fiscal Policy and Employment in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2012/042

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498340458.007

ISBN: 9781498340458

Keywords: Demand, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Employment, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Labor markets, Labor supply, Tax policy, Labor market institutions

This paper discusses tax and expenditure policy reforms to raise employment. Using data for 58 advanced and emerging economies, the paper provides a unified assessment of tax and expenditure measures that have usua...

A Fiscal Stimulus and Jobless Recovery

A Fiscal Stimulus and Jobless Recovery »

Volume/Issue: 2013/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cristiano Cantore , Paul Levine , and Giovanni Melina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475595338.001

ISBN: 9781475595338

Keywords: deep habits, labor market search-match frictions, CES production function, government spending, jobless, fiscal stimulus, employment,

We analyse the effects of a government spending expansion in a DSGE model with Mortensen-Pissarides labour market frictions, deep habits in private and public consumption, investment adjustment costs, a constant-el...

What (Really) Accounts for the Fall in Hours After a Technology Shock?

What (Really) Accounts for the Fall in Hours After a Technology Shock? »

Volume/Issue: 2012/211

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nooman Rebei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505610.001

ISBN: 9781475505610

Keywords: Firm entry and exit, Habit in consumption, Labor market frictions, Permanent technology shocks, Leontief production, Bayesian estimation., wages, wage, autocorrelation, standard deviation

The paper asks how state of the art DSGE models that account for the conditional response of hours following a positive neutral technology shock compare in a marginal likelihood race. To that end we construct and e...