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Shocking Aspects of Canadian Labor Markets

Shocking Aspects of Canadian Labor Markets »

Source: Shocking Aspects of Canadian Labor Markets

Volume/Issue: 2006/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bennett Sutton , Tamim Bayoumi , and Andrew Swiston

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451863437

Keywords: Labor market, economic flexibility, employment, labor market adjustment, unemployment, labor demand, Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure,

We analyze the flexibility of the Canadian labor market across provinces in both an interand intra-national context using macroeconomic data on employment, unemployment, participation, and (for Canada) migration an...

Private-Sector Financial Liabilities in Advanced Economies

Private-Sector Financial Liabilities in Advanced Economies »

Source: Private-Sector Financial Liabilities in Advanced Economies : Is More Better?

Volume/Issue: 2007/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Man-Keung Tang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451866827

Keywords: Financial development, financial system, labor market, labor market flexibility, financial systems, financial sector,

Advanced economies have been experiencing diverse developments in accumulation of financial liabilities by their household and corporate sectors since around 1995. Crosscountry- industry evidence indicates that the...

Labor Market Adjustments to Shocks in Australia

Labor Market Adjustments to Shocks in Australia »

Source: Labor Market Adjustments to Shocks in Australia

Volume/Issue: 2017/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adil Mohommad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2017

ISBN: 9781484301760

Keywords: Australia, Asia and Pacific, labor market dynamics, economic flexibility, Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure

Labor markets in Australia have adjusted smoothly to significant declines in commodity prices with little increase in unemployment. This paper examines several aspects of the adjustment, focusing on (i) evidence of...

Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment*

Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment* »

Source: Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment

Volume/Issue: 2012/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri , Lorenzo E. Bernal-Verdugo , and Dominique Guillaume

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781463938420

Keywords: Labor market, flexibility, reforms, labor market institutions, labor market flexibility, labor market policies, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment and Investment: Other

Using a sample of 97 countries spanning the period 1980?2008, we estimate that financial crises have a large negative impact on unemployment in the short term, but that this effect rapidly disappears in the medium...

Labor Market Flexibility and Unemployment

Labor Market Flexibility and Unemployment »

Source: Labor Market Flexibility and Unemployment : New Empirical Evidence of Static and Dynamic Effects

Volume/Issue: 2012/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lorenzo E. Bernal-Verdugo , Davide Furceri , and Dominique Guillaume

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781463938413

Keywords: Labor market, flexibility, reforms, labor market flexibility, labor market institutions, unemployment outcomes, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment and Investment: Other

The aim of this paper is to analyze the relationship between labor market flexibility and unemployment outcomes. Using a panel of 97 countries from 1985 to 2008, the results of the paper suggest that improvements i...

IMF Executive Board Concludes First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with Greece

IMF Executive Board Concludes First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with Greece »

Source: Greece : First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2019/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302579

Keywords: Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Credit, Unemployment, Labor market flexibility, NPE, European partner, percent of GDP, IMF, ANFA

The economic recovery in Greece is accelerating and broadening. Growth and job creation in Greece are expected to accelerate further in 2019. Public sector financing needs remain manageable under the baseline due t...

Statement by Mr. Psalidopoulos on Greece March 6, 2019

Statement by Mr. Psalidopoulos on Greece March 6, 2019 »

Source: Greece : First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2019/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302579

Keywords: Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Credit, Unemployment, Labor market flexibility, NPE, European partner, percent of GDP, IMF, ANFA

The economic recovery in Greece is accelerating and broadening. Growth and job creation in Greece are expected to accelerate further in 2019. Public sector financing needs remain manageable under the baseline due t...

Greece: First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Greece: First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece »

Source: Greece : First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2019/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302579

Keywords: Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Credit, Unemployment, Labor market flexibility, NPE, European partner, percent of GDP, IMF, ANFA

The economic recovery in Greece is accelerating and broadening. Growth and job creation in Greece are expected to accelerate further in 2019. Public sector financing needs remain manageable under the baseline due t...

Is Technology Widening the Gender Gap? Automation and the Future of Female Employment

Is Technology Widening the Gender Gap? Automation and the Future of Female Employment »

Source: Is Technology Widening the Gender Gap? Automation and the Future of Female Employment

Volume/Issue: 2019/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mariya Brussevich , Era Dabla-Norris , and Salma Khalid

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498303743

Keywords: Labor force participation, Labor market flexibility, Labor productivity, Human capital, Social safety nets, Automation, Technological Change, Jobs, Female Labor Force, Occupational Choice

Using individual level data on task composition at work for 30 advanced and emerging economies, we find that women, on average, perform more routine tasks than men?tasks that are more prone to automation. To quanti...

Nonlinearity Between the Shadow Economy and Level of Development*

Nonlinearity Between the Shadow Economy and Level of Development* »

Source: Nonlinearity Between the Shadow Economy and Level of Development

Volume/Issue: 2019/48

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dong Frank Wu , and Friedrich Schneider

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484399613

Keywords: Shadow economy, National income, Social safety nets, Labor market flexibility, Economic growth, institutional factor, non-institutional, regression, long-run, country group

This paper is the first attempt to directly explore the long-run nonlinear relationship between the shadow economy and level of development. Using a dataset of 158 countries over the period from 1996 to 2015, our r...