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Perspectives on Regional Unemployment in Europe

Perspectives on Regional Unemployment in Europe »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo , Eswar Prasad , and Paolo Mauro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758002.084

ISBN: 9781557758002

Keywords: unemployment, unemployment rates, employment, unemployment rate, bargaining

The third stage of European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) was implemented in January 1999 against the specter of persistently high unemployment in many of the participating countries. While the high European un...

Labor Market Performance in Transition
			: The Experience of Central and Eastern European Countries

Labor Market Performance in Transition : The Experience of Central and Eastern European Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , Jerald Schiff , Miho Ihara , Tetsuya Konuki , and Kornelia Krajnyak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064690.084

ISBN: 9781589064690

Keywords: unemployment, employment, labor market, unemployment rates, unemployed

More than a decade after the start of the transition process, unemployment rates remain in the double digits in a number of Central and Eastern European countries. That unemployment rates have failed to decline, ev...

Economic Policies and Unemployment Dynamics in Europe

Economic Policies and Unemployment Dynamics in Europe »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755780.071

ISBN: 9781557755780

Keywords: unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, wage, bargaining

This book, edited by S.G.B. Henry and Dennis J. Snower, examines the high unemployment that has plagued five European countries- France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom- for more than a decade. Its me...

Multimod Mark III
			: The Core Dynamic and Steady State Model

Multimod Mark III : The Core Dynamic and Steady State Model »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee , Douglas Laxton , Bart Turtelboom , Peter Isard , and Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 May 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757227.084

ISBN: 9781557757227

Keywords: unemployment, inflation, labor income, unemployment rate, real interest rate

This study describes the Mark III version of MULTIMOD, the IMF's multi region macroeconomic model. Mark III version of MULTIMOD differs from its predecessor in several important respects. New features include a cor...

World Economic Outlook, April 2010
			: Rebalancing Growth

World Economic Outlook, April 2010 : Rebalancing Growth »

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069152.081

ISBN: 9781589069152

Keywords: unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, current account, current account surplus

The global economic recovery is progressing better than expected, but the speed of recovery varies, as outlined in the April 2010 World Economic Outlook. Some countries, notably in Asia, are off to a strong start,...

The Netherlands
			: Transforming a Market Economy

The Netherlands : Transforming a Market Economy »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758040.084

ISBN: 9781557758040

Keywords: wage, employment, unemployment, benefits, wages

The striking turnaround in the Netherlands economic performance over the past decade and a half has attracted widespread attention. Emerging from deep recession and high unemployment in the early 1980s, the economy...

United Germany
			: The First Five Years:  Performance and Policy Issues

United Germany : The First Five Years: Performance and Policy Issues »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Karl Habermeier , Robert Corker , Robert Feldman , Tessa Van der Willigen , and H. Vittas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557754721.084

ISBN: 9781557754721

Keywords: unemployment, wage, inflation, wages, employment

This papers reviews economic and financial developments in Germany since its reunification nearly five years ago; and analyzes some critical issues that have featured prominently in the policy debate over this peri...

World Economic Outlook, May 1994

World Economic Outlook, May 1994 »

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557753816.081

ISBN: 9781557753816

Keywords: interest, debt, unemployment, payments, inflation

The World Economic Outlook presents the IMF staff’s analysis and projections of economic developments at the global level, in major country groups (classified by region, stage of development, etc.), and in ma...

Regional Economic Issues--Special Report  25 Years of Transition
			: Post-Communist Europe and the IMF

Regional Economic Issues--Special Report 25 Years of Transition : Post-Communist Europe and the IMF »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): James Roaf , Ruben Atoyan , Bikas Joshi , and Krzysztof Krogulski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498305631.086

ISBN: 9781498305631

Keywords: labor market, unemployment, transition countries, inflation, banking

The past 25 years have seen a dramatic transformation in Europe's former communist countries, resulting in their reintegration with the global economy, and, in most cases, major improvements in living standards. B...

Aging and Social Expenditure in the Major Industrial Countries, 1980-2025

Aging and Social Expenditure in the Major Industrial Countries, 1980-2025 »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Edgardo Ruggiero , Peter Heller , Menachem Katz , Robert Feldman , Richard Hemming , Peter Kohnert , Ziba Farhadian , Donogh McDonald , Ahsan Mansur , and Bernard Nivollet

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1986

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934683.084

ISBN: 9780939934683

Keywords: expenditure, pension, social expenditure, pensions, unemployment

Most of the seven major industrial countries are now experiencing significant changes in their demographic structure. A persistent pattern of declining fertility and improving life expectancy has created major segm...