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Excerpt: Jobs and Growth: Supporting the European Recovery

Excerpt: Jobs and Growth: Supporting the European Recovery »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484373309.073

ISBN: 9781484373309

Keywords: Economic conditions, Financial crises, Labor market reforms, Total factor productivity, Development, MISC PUBS, euro area, sector debt, labor market, labor market reform

Five years after the onset of the global financial crisis, Europe's economy is still fragile. Notwithstanding recent positive signs amid calmer financial markets, medium-term growth is likely to remain frail owing...

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			: Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/CPVIEAEX.073

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

In the years following the global financial crisis, many low-income countries experienced rapid recovery and strong economic growth. However, many are now facing enormous difficulties because of rapidly rising food...

United Kingdom

United Kingdom »

Source: United Kingdom : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2001/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451981445

Keywords: labor market, employment, labor productivity, labor force, labor market reforms

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the specialty about the cyclical expansion in the United Kingdom. The paper reviews the labor market data, wage inequality, and implications for inequality. The study examines th...

United Kindom: Selected Issues

United Kindom: Selected Issues »

Source: United Kingdom : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2001/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451981445

Keywords: labor market, employment, labor productivity, labor force, labor market reforms

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the specialty about the cyclical expansion in the United Kingdom. The paper reviews the labor market data, wage inequality, and implications for inequality. The study examines th...

United Kindom: Selected Issues

United Kindom: Selected Issues »

Source: United Kingdom : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2001/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451981445

Keywords: labor market, employment, labor productivity, labor force, labor market reforms

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the specialty about the cyclical expansion in the United Kingdom. The paper reviews the labor market data, wage inequality, and implications for inequality. The study examines th...

Macroeconomic Evaluation of Labor Market Reform in Germany1

Macroeconomic Evaluation of Labor Market Reform in Germany1 »

Source: Macroeconomic Evaluation of Labor Market Reform in Germany

Volume/Issue: 2013/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tom Krebs , and Martin Scheffel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2013

ISBN: 9781589062702

Keywords: Labor Market Reform, unemployed, unemployment rate, labor market, employment

In 2005 the German government implemented the so-called Hartz IV reform, which amounted to a complete overhaul of the German unemployment insurance system and resulted in a significant reduction in unemployment ben...

Shocks and Structural Breaks

Shocks and Structural Breaks »

Source: Shocks and Structural Breaks : Labor Market Reforms in the United Kingdom

Volume/Issue: 1994/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad , and Ramana Ramaswamy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1994

ISBN: 9781451922653

Keywords: wage, labor market, wage inflation, labor market reforms

This paper analyzes the effects of the labor market reforms launched in the early 1980s by the Conservative government led by Mrs. Thatcher. It is argued that the increase in the growth of labor productivity in man...

Greece

Greece »

Source: Greece : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/155

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484363683

Keywords: labor market, exchange rate, labor market reforms, labor markets, fixed exchange rate

Rigidities in Greece's product and labor markets leading to economic imbalances and the significance of reforms to these markets are played out in the first paper. The second paper describes the problems, progress...

Greece: Selected Issues

Greece: Selected Issues »

Source: Greece : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/155

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484363683

Keywords: labor market, exchange rate, labor market reforms, labor markets, fixed exchange rate

Rigidities in Greece's product and labor markets leading to economic imbalances and the significance of reforms to these markets are played out in the first paper. The second paper describes the problems, progress...

Greece: Selected Issues

Greece: Selected Issues »

Source: Greece : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/155

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484363683

Keywords: labor market, exchange rate, labor market reforms, labor markets, fixed exchange rate

Rigidities in Greece's product and labor markets leading to economic imbalances and the significance of reforms to these markets are played out in the first paper. The second paper describes the problems, progress...