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Republic of Armenia

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Source: Republic of Armenia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2003/362

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451801491

Keywords: employment, unemployment, social insurance, social security, self-employment

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) has been developed for eradicating poverty in Armenia. It analyzes the poverty situation of Armenia, and evaluates the methodology and methodological issues. It discusses...

Labor Market Pooling

Labor Market Pooling »

Source: Labor Market Pooling

Volume/Issue: 2002/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Guido De Blasio , and Sabrina Di Addario

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451854398

Keywords: Agglomeration, Labor Market, employment, self-employment, statistical significance, unemployment, unemployment rate, Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity,

The paper provides an empirical investigation of labor market pooling. The analysis concentrates on Italian industrial districts and shows that there is scattered evidence of a widespread wage premium. In particula...

Macroprudential Policy and Labor Market Dynamics in Emerging Economies1

Macroprudential Policy and Labor Market Dynamics in Emerging Economies1 »

Source: Macroprudential Policy and Labor Market Dynamics in Emerging Economies

Volume/Issue: 2015/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alan Finkelstein Shapiro , and Andres Gonzalez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475563641

Keywords: self-employment, labor search frictions, financial frictions, macroprudential policy, credit, capital, labor market, financing, Government Policy and Regulation, macroprudential policy.,

Emerging economies have high shares of self-employed individuals running owner-only firms who, in contrast to many salaried firms, have little access to formal financing and therefore rely on informal financing (in...

Financial Frictions and Firm Informality: A General Equilibrium Perspective1

Financial Frictions and Firm Informality: A General Equilibrium Perspective1 »

Source: Financial Frictions and Firm Informality: A General Equilibrium Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2020/211

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Franjo , Nathalie Pouokam , and Francesco Turino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513557809

Keywords: Self-employment, Tax evasion, Financial frictions, Credit, Informal economy, WP, informal firm, firms informality, survival firm, ghost firm

In this paper we build a model of occupational choice with informal production and progressive income taxation. We calibrate the model to the Brazilian economy to evaluate the impact of removing financial frictions...

Measuring the Informal Economy in the Caucasus and Central Asia

Measuring the Informal Economy in the Caucasus and Central Asia »

Source: Measuring the Informal Economy in the Caucasus and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2013/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yasser Abdih , and Leandro Medina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484331613

Keywords: Informal economy, latent variable, Caucasus and Central Asia, labor market, employment, labor force, self employment, total employment, General, Structure and Scope of Government

This study estimates the size of the informal economy, and the relative contribution of each underlying factor, for the Caucasus and Central Asia countries in 2008. Using a Multiple Indicator-Multiple Cause model,...

Productivity and Tax Evasion

Productivity and Tax Evasion »

Source: Productivity and Tax Evasion

Volume/Issue: 2019/260

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , Mark Gradstein , Fedor Miryugin , and Florian Misch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513518619

Keywords: Total factor productivity, National income, Tax revenue, Tax evasion, Labor productivity, Economic Development, Firm Productivity, WP, average productivity, self-employment

The extent of tax compliance has important implications for revenue yield, efficiency and the fairness of any tax system. Tax evasion undermines revenue collection, distorts competition, and undermines a country's...

Republic of Armenia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Republic of Armenia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2003/362

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451801491.002

ISBN: 9781451801491

Keywords: employment, unemployment, social insurance, social security, self-employment

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) has been developed for eradicating poverty in Armenia. It analyzes the poverty situation of Armenia, and evaluates the methodology and methodological issues. It discusses...

Labor Market Pooling

Labor Market Pooling »

Volume/Issue: 2002/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Guido De Blasio , and Sabrina Di Addario

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854398.001

ISBN: 9781451854398

Keywords: Agglomeration, Labor Market, employment, self-employment, statistical significance, unemployment, unemployment rate, Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity,

The paper provides an empirical investigation of labor market pooling. The analysis concentrates on Italian industrial districts and shows that there is scattered evidence of a widespread wage premium. In particula...

Macroprudential Policy and Labor Market Dynamics in Emerging Economies

Macroprudential Policy and Labor Market Dynamics in Emerging Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2015/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alan Finkelstein Shapiro , and Andres Gonzalez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475563641.001

ISBN: 9781475563641

Keywords: self-employment, labor search frictions, financial frictions, macroprudential policy, credit, capital, labor market, financing, Government Policy and Regulation, macroprudential policy.,

Emerging economies have high shares of self-employed individuals running owner-only firms who, in contrast to many salaried firms, have little access to formal financing and therefore rely on informal financing (in...

Financial Frictions and Firm Informality: A General Equilibrium Perspective

Financial Frictions and Firm Informality: A General Equilibrium Perspective »

Volume/Issue: 2020/211

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Franjo , Nathalie Pouokam , and Francesco Turino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513557809.002

ISBN: 9781513557809

Keywords: Self-employment, Tax evasion, Financial frictions, Credit, Informal economy, WP, informal firm, firms informality, survival firm, ghost firm

In this paper we build a model of occupational choice with informal production and progressive income taxation. We calibrate the model to the Brazilian economy to evaluate the impact of removing financial frictions...