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Finland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

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Source: Finland : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1996/95

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 1996

ISBN: 9781451813128

Keywords: wage, inflation, wage inflation, wages, real wages

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix examines inflation and wage dynamics in Finland. The paper discusses the data set used (quarterly data covering from 1975 to 1995) and the statistical properties...

Finland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Finland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Finland : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1996/95

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 1996

ISBN: 9781451813128

Keywords: wage, inflation, wage inflation, wages, real wages

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix examines inflation and wage dynamics in Finland. The paper discusses the data set used (quarterly data covering from 1975 to 1995) and the statistical properties...

Finland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Finland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Finland : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1996/95

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 1996

ISBN: 9781451813128

Keywords: wage, inflation, wage inflation, wages, real wages

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix examines inflation and wage dynamics in Finland. The paper discusses the data set used (quarterly data covering from 1975 to 1995) and the statistical properties...

The Effects of Forward-Versus Backward-Looking Wage Indexationon Price Stabilization Programs

The Effects of Forward-Versus Backward-Looking Wage Indexationon Price Stabilization Programs »

Source: The Effects of Forward-Versus Backward-Looking Wage Indexationon Price Stabilization Programs

Volume/Issue: 1997/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joe Crowley

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451845655

Keywords: inflation, wage, wage indexation, wages, real wages

A standard open-economy model is used to show that price stabilization programs are more likely to succeed if labor contracts specify forward-looking wage indexation. Compared with contracts specifying backward-loo...

Real Wage Adjustment in the Former Soviet Union

Real Wage Adjustment in the Former Soviet Union »

Source: Real Wage Adjustment in the Former Soviet Union

Volume/Issue: 1993/11

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Louis Dicks-Mireaux

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1993

ISBN: 9781451969603

Keywords: wages, wage, real wages, wage adjustment, inflation, Real Wage Adjustment,

Since 1991, the economies of the former Soviet Union have experienced sizeable shocks that have pushed equilibrium real wages far from pre-transition levels. This paper sets out a framework in which to assess the d...

Can the Release of a Monetary Overhang Trigger Hyperinflation?

Can the Release of a Monetary Overhang Trigger Hyperinflation? »

Source: Can the Release of a Monetary Overhang Trigger Hyperinflation?

Volume/Issue: 1992/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kent Osband , and Shoukang Lin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1992

ISBN: 9781451920956

Keywords: wage, real wages, money stock

It is widely feared that, once prices are decontrolled in the formerly centrally–planned economies, households’ release of previously accumulated money will trigger a hyperinflation. This paper finds,...

Inflation Stabilization and Economic Transformation in Poland

Inflation Stabilization and Economic Transformation in Poland »

Source: Inflation Stabilization and Economic Transformation in Poland : The First Year

Volume/Issue: 1991/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1991

ISBN: 9781451849103

Keywords: interest, debt, real wages, foreign currency

This paper reviews the experience of 1990, the first year of Poland’s program of stabilization and reform. The background is described, including previous reform efforts and the crisis of the late 1980s. The...

Structural and Macroeconomic Determinants of the Output Decline in Poland: 1990-91

Structural and Macroeconomic Determinants of the Output Decline in Poland: 1990-91 »

Source: Structural and Macroeconomic Determinants of the Output Decline in Poland : 1990-91

Volume/Issue: 1992/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , and Eduardo Borensztein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1992

ISBN: 9781451850796

Keywords: wage, real wages, inflation, relative price

This paper addresses two questions relating to the output decline in Poland since the initiation of market-oriented reforms at the beginning of 1990. First, to what extent is the decline in output a generalized phe...

Wage Claims, Incomes Policy, and the Path of Output and Inflation in a Formerly Centrally Planned Economy

Wage Claims, Incomes Policy, and the Path of Output and Inflation in a Formerly Centrally Planned Economy »

Source: Wage Claims, Incomes Policy, and the Path of Output and Inflation in a Formerly Centrally Planned Economy

Volume/Issue: 1992/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1992

ISBN: 9781451849509

Keywords: wage, real wages, rate of inflation

The corporate governance problem of state enterprises in former socialist economies can give rise to excessive wage claims and/or capital decumulation. This paper focuses on these problems, highlighting the dynamic...

Singapore

Singapore »

Source: Singapore : 2012 Article IV Consultation; Staff Report, Informational Annex, Public Information

Volume/Issue: 2012/248

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475504873

Keywords: real wages, aggregate demand, monetary fund

Singapore's large financial sector has remained resilient. The output has shown to rebound strongly despite a drop of 9 percent in GDP during 2008-early 2009. The new challenges include consumer price inflation, in...