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Economic Transformation and Income Distribution

Economic Transformation and Income Distribution »

Source: Economic Transformation and Income Distribution : Some Evidence From the Baltic Countries

Volume/Issue: 1996/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Beatrice Weder , and Peter Cornelius

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1996

ISBN: 9781451843071

Keywords: distribution of income, income distribution, gini coefficient, redistributive effects, household surveys

A transition from a centrally planned to a market economy implies a massive reallocation of resources requiring realignments in relative prices, which may have important distributional effects. This paper examines...

Redistribution Through Public Employment

Redistribution Through Public Employment »

Source: Redistribution Through Public Employment : The Case of Italy

Volume/Issue: 1999/177

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephan Danninger , Alberto Alesina , and Massimo Rostagno

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

ISBN: 9781451858853

Keywords: Public Employment, Redistribution of Income, Public Policy and Economic Behavior of Agents, employment, unemployment, work experience, job search

This paper examines the regional distribution of public employment in Italy and documents two sets of facts. The first is the use of public employment as a subsidy from the North to the less wealthy South. We calcu...

Toward A Sustainable and Inclusive Consolidation in Lithuania

Toward A Sustainable and Inclusive Consolidation in Lithuania »

Source: Toward A Sustainable and Inclusive Consolidation in Lithuania : Past Experience and What is Needed Going Forward

Volume/Issue: 2013/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nan Geng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

ISBN: 9781475568851

Keywords: composition and quality of measures, sustainability and inclusiveness, income redistribution, wealth taxation, taxation, fiscal adjustment, tax system, tax rates, General,

This paper reviews Lithuania’s fiscal consolidation since 2009, assesses the contribution of revenue and expenditure to the consolidation, evaluates the quality of measures, and draws lessons for the future....

The Great Divide: Regional Inequality and Fiscal Policy

The Great Divide: Regional Inequality and Fiscal Policy »

Source: The Great Divide: Regional Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2019/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): William Gbohoui , W. Raphael Lam , and Victor Lledo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498311625

Keywords: Cost of living, National income, Social security, Development, Social indicators, Regional inequality, fiscal redistribution, mobility, intergovernmental relations, regional disparity

Growing regional inequality within countries has raised the perception that 'some places and people' are left behind. This has prompted a shift toward inward-looking policies and away from pro-growth reforms. This...

Returns to Human Capital and Investment in New Technology

Returns to Human Capital and Investment in New Technology »

Source: Returns to Human Capital and Investment in New Technology

Volume/Issue: 2001/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodolfo Luzio , Steven Dunaway , and Martin Kaufman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451855494

Keywords: New technology, wage premium, income redistribution policies, wage, skilled workers, output growth, skilled labor, Econometric Modeling: General, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance

This paper presents a simple framework that illustrates the link between skill-based wage differentiation and human capital acquisition given skill-biased technical progress. The analysis points to the economic cos...

How Do Fiscal and Labor Policies in France Affect Inequality?

How Do Fiscal and Labor Policies in France Affect Inequality? »

Source: How Do Fiscal and Labor Policies in France Affect Inequality?

Volume/Issue: 2016/41

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raphael Espinoza , and Esther Perez Ruiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513515960

Keywords: redistribution, market income inequality, labor market policies, fiscal policies, labor, unemployment, minimum wage, workers, income distribution, Personal Income and Wealth Distribution

This paper explores the impact of fiscal and labor market policies on efficiency, inequality, and fiscal outcomes in France. We extend the general equilibrium model calibrated for France by Alla and others (2015),...

Economic Transformation and Income Distribution
			: Some Evidence From the Baltic Countries

Economic Transformation and Income Distribution : Some Evidence From the Baltic Countries »

Volume/Issue: 1996/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Beatrice Weder , and Peter Cornelius

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451843071.001

ISBN: 9781451843071

Keywords: distribution of income, income distribution, gini coefficient, redistributive effects, household surveys

A transition from a centrally planned to a market economy implies a massive reallocation of resources requiring realignments in relative prices, which may have important distributional effects. This paper examines...

Inequality, Transfers and Growth
			: New Evidence From the Economic Transition in Poland

Inequality, Transfers and Growth : New Evidence From the Economic Transition in Poland »

Volume/Issue: 2000/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad , and Michael Keane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854008.001

ISBN: 9781451854008

Keywords: Income and earnings inequality, social transfers, redistribution, political economic of reforms, survey, household income, income inequality, sampling, standard deviation

This paper challenges the conventional wisdom that inequality in Poland increased markedly during the economic transition. Income and consumption inequality actually declined in 1990-92 and rose only moderately abo...

Redistribution Through Public Employment
			: The Case of Italy

Redistribution Through Public Employment : The Case of Italy »

Volume/Issue: 1999/177

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephan Danninger , Alberto Alesina , and Massimo Rostagno

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858853.001

ISBN: 9781451858853

Keywords: Public Employment, Redistribution of Income, Public Policy and Economic Behavior of Agents, employment, unemployment, work experience, job search

This paper examines the regional distribution of public employment in Italy and documents two sets of facts. The first is the use of public employment as a subsidy from the North to the less wealthy South. We calcu...

Toward A Sustainable and Inclusive Consolidation in Lithuania
			: Past Experience and What is Needed Going Forward

Toward A Sustainable and Inclusive Consolidation in Lithuania : Past Experience and What is Needed Going Forward »

Volume/Issue: 2013/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nan Geng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475568851.001

ISBN: 9781475568851

Keywords: composition and quality of measures, sustainability and inclusiveness, income redistribution, wealth taxation, taxation, fiscal adjustment, tax system, tax rates, General,

This paper reviews Lithuania’s fiscal consolidation since 2009, assesses the contribution of revenue and expenditure to the consolidation, evaluates the quality of measures, and draws lessons for the future....