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The Italian Labor Market

The Italian Labor Market »

Source: The Italian Labor Market : Recent Trends, Institutions, and Reform Options

Volume/Issue: 2009/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Schindler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451871951

Keywords: regulations, matching model, labor market, employment, unemployment, labor market outcomes,

Despite improvements in labor market performance over the past decade, owing in part to past reforms, Italy's employment and productivity outcomes continue to lag behind those of its European peers. This paper revi...

Impacts of Labor Market Institutions and Demographic Factors on Labor Markets in Latin America1

Impacts of Labor Market Institutions and Demographic Factors on Labor Markets in Latin America1 »

Source: Impacts of Labor Market Institutions and Demographic Factors on Labor Markets in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2019/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adriana Kugler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2019

ISBN: 9781484393840

Keywords: Labor market institutions, Labor market regulations, Labor market reforms, Labor productivity, Labor taxes, labor demographics, inequality, Latin America., EPL, payroll tax

This paper documents recent labor market performance in the Latin American region. The paper shows that unemployment, informality, and inequality have been falling over the past two decades, though still remain hig...

Labor and Product Market Deregulation

Labor and Product Market Deregulation »

Source: Labor and Product Market Deregulation : Partial, Sequential, or Simultaneous Reform?

Volume/Issue: 2005/227

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helge Berger , and Stephan Danninger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451862461

Keywords: Product market regulation, labor market regulation, employment growth, policy coordination, sequencing, employment, labor market, labor demand, Economics of Regulation, Labor-Management Relations

This study explores the effects of labor and product market deregulation on employment growth. Our empirical results, based on an OECD country panel from 1990-2004, suggest that lower levels of product and labor ma...

Labor Market Dynamics, Informality and Regulations in Latin America

Labor Market Dynamics, Informality and Regulations in Latin America »

Source: Labor Market Dynamics, Informality and Regulations in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2020/19

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio David , Samuel Pienknagura , and Jorge Roldos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513523750

Keywords: Labor market regulations, Labor market institutions, Labor market characteristics, Labor market friction, Labor markets, Labor Market Adjustments, Informality, Latin America, WP, labor market regulation

Labor markets in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) are characterized by high levels of informality and relatively rigid regulation. This paper shows that these two features are related and together make the spe...

More Work to Do? Taking Stock of Latin American Labor Markets1

More Work to Do? Taking Stock of Latin American Labor Markets1 »

Source: More Work to Do? Taking Stock of Latin American Labor Markets

Volume/Issue: 2019/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio David , Frederic Lambert , and Frederik Toscani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302784

Keywords: Labor market institutions, Labor market reforms, Labor market regulations, Labor market policy, Labor market characteristics, Labor Markets, Latin America, Okun’;s Law, Informality, Okun

We analyze the performance of labor markets in Latin America since the late 1990s. Strong GDP growth during the commodity boom period led to important gains in employment and a fall in the unemployment rate as labo...

IMF Policy Paper: Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria

IMF Policy Paper: Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria »

Source: Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria

Volume/Issue: 2001/100

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2001

ISBN: 9781451959772

Keywords: Labor market institutions, Labor market policy, Labor market regulations, Real sector, Labor market reforms, ISCR, CR, ALMPs, Baltics, transition economy

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

IMF Policy Paper: Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria

IMF Policy Paper: Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria »

Source: Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria

Volume/Issue: 2001/100

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2001

ISBN: 9781451959772

Keywords: Labor market institutions, Labor market policy, Labor market regulations, Real sector, Labor market reforms, ISCR, CR, ALMPs, Baltics, transition economy

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Fiscal Policy and Employment in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Fiscal Policy and Employment in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

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...

Women Workers in India

Women Workers in India »

Source: Women Workers in India : Why So Few Among So Many?

Volume/Issue: 2015/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sonali Das , Sonali Jain-Chandra , Kalpana Kochhar , and Naresh Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498315005

Keywords: Female labor force participation, labor market regulation, informal labor markets, labor force, labor, labor force participation, labor market, female labor, Economics of Gender, Particular Labor Markets: Public Policy

This paper examines the determinants of female labor force participation in India, against the backdrop of India having one of the lowest participation rates for women among peer countries. Using extensive Indian...

Reforming Labor and Product Markets

Reforming Labor and Product Markets »

Source: Reforming Labor and Product Markets : Some Lessons from Two Decades of Experiments in Europe

Volume/Issue: 2005/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tito Boeri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451861167

Keywords: Structural reforms, labor market reform, product market reform, labor market, employment, unemployment, employment protection, Economics of Regulation, Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions

This paper evaluates European structural reforms over the last 20 years, in light of economic theory predictions about interactions between labor and product market reforms. Reforms in labor markets occur at higher...