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Growing Apart? A Tale of Two Republics

Growing Apart? A Tale of Two Republics »

Source: Growing Apart? A Tale of Two Republics : Estonia and Georgia

Volume/Issue: 2008/235

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thorvaldur Gylfason , and Eduard Hochreiter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451870930

Keywords: labor force, labor market, labor force participation

We compare and contrast the economic growth performance of Estonia and Georgia since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 in an attempt to understand better the extent to which the growth differential between t...

Jordan: Selected Issues

Jordan: Selected Issues »

Source: Jordan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498368919

Keywords: labor market, labor market outcomes, labor force, labor force participation

This Selected Issues paper investigates the macroeconomic impact of the Syria crisis on Jordan. It is indicated that the crisis: (1) had an overall negative impact on measured output growth-although anecdotal evide...

Jordan: Selected Issues

Jordan: Selected Issues »

Source: Jordan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498368919

Keywords: labor market, labor market outcomes, labor force, labor force participation

This Selected Issues paper investigates the macroeconomic impact of the Syria crisis on Jordan. It is indicated that the crisis: (1) had an overall negative impact on measured output growth-although anecdotal evide...

Jordan: Selected Issues

Jordan: Selected Issues »

Source: Jordan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498368919

Keywords: labor market, labor market outcomes, labor force, labor force participation

This Selected Issues paper investigates the macroeconomic impact of the Syria crisis on Jordan. It is indicated that the crisis: (1) had an overall negative impact on measured output growth-although anecdotal evide...

United States: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

United States: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Source: United States : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498320528

Keywords: labor force, employment, labor force participation, unemployment, labor market

Focus. The 2014 Article IV Consultation focused on five broad themes to strengthen the recovery and improve the long-term outlook: raising productivity growth and labor force participation, confronting poverty, ke...

United States: Staff Report For the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

United States: Staff Report For the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: United States : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498320528

Keywords: labor force, employment, labor force participation, unemployment, labor market

Focus. The 2014 Article IV Consultation focused on five broad themes to strengthen the recovery and improve the long-term outlook: raising productivity growth and labor force participation, confronting poverty, ke...

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative on the United States, July 22, 2014

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative on the United States, July 22, 2014 »

Source: United States : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498320528

Keywords: labor force, employment, labor force participation, unemployment, labor market

Focus. The 2014 Article IV Consultation focused on five broad themes to strengthen the recovery and improve the long-term outlook: raising productivity growth and labor force participation, confronting poverty, ke...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the United States

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the United States »

Source: United States : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498320528

Keywords: labor force, employment, labor force participation, unemployment, labor market

Focus. The 2014 Article IV Consultation focused on five broad themes to strengthen the recovery and improve the long-term outlook: raising productivity growth and labor force participation, confronting poverty, ke...

Why Are Women Working So Much More in Canada? An International Perspective

Why Are Women Working So Much More in Canada? An International Perspective »

Source: Why Are Women Working So Much More in Canada? An International Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2006/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Evridiki Tsounta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863529

Keywords: female participation, benefit system, labor force participation, labor market, labor force, employment, labor supply,

This paper analyzes the role of the tax and benefit system in spurring the impressive increase in Canadian female labor participation in the last decade. Using annual panel data for 10 large industrial countries ov...

Belgium

Belgium »

Source: Belgium : Selected Issues-Regional Labor Markets in Belgium

Volume/Issue: 2002/43

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451803174

Keywords: labor force participation, unemployment, employment, labor force, unemployment rates

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the regional labor markets for Belgium. The paper examines labor market performance, and argues that a number of factors-poor worker-job matching, a compressed wage structure, an...