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Productivity or Employment

Productivity or Employment »

Source: Productivity or Employment : Is It a Choice?

Volume/Issue: 2013/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrea De Michelis , Marcello Estevão , and Beth Anne Wilson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484331026

Keywords: employment performance, technology choices, tfp, recession, Technological Change: Choices and Consequences, General,

Traditionally, shocks to total factor productivity (TFP) are considered exogenous and the employment response depends on their effect on aggregate demand. We raise the possibility that in response to labor supply s...

Productivity or Employment
			: Is It a Choice?

Productivity or Employment : Is It a Choice? »

Volume/Issue: 2013/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrea De Michelis , Marcello Estevão , and Beth Anne Wilson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484331026.001

ISBN: 9781484331026

Keywords: employment performance, technology choices, tfp, recession, Technological Change: Choices and Consequences, General,

Traditionally, shocks to total factor productivity (TFP) are considered exogenous and the employment response depends on their effect on aggregate demand. We raise the possibility that in response to labor supply s...

Why Is Labor Receiving a Smaller Share of Global Income? Theory and Empirical Evidence

Why Is Labor Receiving a Smaller Share of Global Income? Theory and Empirical Evidence »

Source: Why Is Labor Receiving a Smaller Share of Global Income? Theory and Empirical Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2017/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mai Chi Dao , Mitali Das , Zsoka Koczan , and Weicheng Lian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484311042

Keywords: labor share, routinization, automation, global value chains, Aggregate Factor Income Distribution, Globalization: Labor, Technological Change: Choices and Consequences

This paper documents the downward trend in the labor share of global income since the early 1990s, as well as its heterogeneous evolution across countries, industries and worker skill groups, using a newly assemble...

Riding the Energy Transition

Riding the Energy Transition »

Source: Riding the Energy Transition : Oil Beyond 2040

Volume/Issue: 2017/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Aditya Pande

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2017

ISBN: 9781484301128

Keywords: oil price, energy transition, electric vehicle, renewable energy, Global Commodity Crises, General, Technological Change: Choices and Consequences

Recent technological developments and past technology transitions suggest that the world could be on the verge of a profound shift in transportation technology. The return of the electric car and its adoption, like...

The Endogenous Skill Bias of Technical Change and Inequality in Developing Countries

The Endogenous Skill Bias of Technical Change and Inequality in Developing Countries »

Source: The Endogenous Skill Bias of Technical Change and Inequality in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2013/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alberto Behar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475536959

Keywords: Skill-biased Technical Change, skilled workers, unskilled labor, trade liberalization, unskilled workers, General, Technological Change: Choices and Consequences,

This paper draws on existing empirical literature and an original theoretical model to argue that globalization and skill supply affect the extent to which technology adoption in developing countries favors skilled...

Why Is Labor Receiving a Smaller Share of Global Income? Theory and Empirical Evidence

Why Is Labor Receiving a Smaller Share of Global Income? Theory and Empirical Evidence »

Volume/Issue: 2017/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mai Chi Dao , Mitali Das , Zsoka Koczan , and Weicheng Lian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484311042.001

ISBN: 9781484311042

Keywords: labor share, routinization, automation, global value chains, Aggregate Factor Income Distribution, Globalization: Labor, Technological Change: Choices and Consequences

This paper documents the downward trend in the labor share of global income since the early 1990s, as well as its heterogeneous evolution across countries, industries and worker skill groups, using a newly assemble...

Riding the Energy Transition
			: Oil Beyond 2040

Riding the Energy Transition : Oil Beyond 2040 »

Volume/Issue: 2017/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Aditya Pande

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484301128.001

ISBN: 9781484301128

Keywords: oil price, energy transition, electric vehicle, renewable energy, Global Commodity Crises, General, Technological Change: Choices and Consequences

Recent technological developments and past technology transitions suggest that the world could be on the verge of a profound shift in transportation technology. The return of the electric car and its adoption, like...

The Endogenous Skill Bias of Technical Change and Inequality in Developing Countries

The Endogenous Skill Bias of Technical Change and Inequality in Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2013/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alberto Behar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475536959.001

ISBN: 9781475536959

Keywords: Skill-biased Technical Change, skilled workers, unskilled labor, trade liberalization, unskilled workers, General, Technological Change: Choices and Consequences,

This paper draws on existing empirical literature and an original theoretical model to argue that globalization and skill supply affect the extent to which technology adoption in developing countries favors skilled...

Composition of Trade in Latin America and the Caribbean1

Composition of Trade in Latin America and the Caribbean1 »

Source: Composition of Trade in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2017/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Xiaodan Ding , and Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475585490

Keywords: Comparative advantage, Caribbean, Latin America, Trade, Export Composition, Economic Complexity, Diversification, General, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Technological Change: Choices and Consequences

This study analyzes composition of goods trade in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) along four main dimensions: revealed comparative advantage, product complexity, sophistication, and diversification. After des...

Drivers of Labor Force Participation in Advanced Economies: Macro and Micro Evidence*

Drivers of Labor Force Participation in Advanced Economies: Macro and Micro Evidence* »

Source: Drivers of Labor Force Participation in Advanced Economies: Macro and Micro Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2018/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesco Grigoli , Zsoka Koczan , and Petia Topalova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484361528

Keywords: Labor force participation, policies, technology, routinization, Demographic Trends and Forecasts, Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure, Technological Change: Choices and Consequences

Despite signicant headwinds from population aging in most advanced economies (AEs), labor force participation rates show remarkably divergent trajectories both across countries and across different groups of worker...