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Government Employment and Pay
			: Some International Comparisons

Government Employment and Pay : Some International Comparisons »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Alan Tait , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 1983

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750686.084

ISBN: 9781557750686

Keywords: employment, wage, wages, government employment, salaries

How many people are employed by the government? How many are employed by the central government compared with the state and local authorities? How many are employed in public enterprise? How much are they all paid?...

The Netherlands
			: Transforming a Market Economy

The Netherlands : Transforming a Market Economy »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758040.084

ISBN: 9781557758040

Keywords: wage, employment, unemployment, benefits, wages

The striking turnaround in the Netherlands economic performance over the past decade and a half has attracted widespread attention. Emerging from deep recession and high unemployment in the early 1980s, the economy...

United Germany
			: The First Five Years:  Performance and Policy Issues

United Germany : The First Five Years: Performance and Policy Issues »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Karl Habermeier , Robert Corker , Robert Feldman , Tessa Van der Willigen , and H. Vittas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557754721.084

ISBN: 9781557754721

Keywords: unemployment, wage, inflation, wages, employment

This papers reviews economic and financial developments in Germany since its reunification nearly five years ago; and analyzes some critical issues that have featured prominently in the policy debate over this peri...

Central and Eastern Europe
			: Roads to Growth

Central and Eastern Europe : Roads to Growth »

Series: Books

Author(s): Georg Winckler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557751997.071

ISBN: 9781557751997

Keywords: wage, wages, employment, debt, privatization

The experience of Central and Eastern European countries with moving from centrally planned to open-market economies is examined in this collection of papers given at an April 1991 seminar, moderated by Georg Winck...

Economic Policies and Unemployment Dynamics in Europe

Economic Policies and Unemployment Dynamics in Europe »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755780.071

ISBN: 9781557755780

Keywords: unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, wage, bargaining

This book, edited by S.G.B. Henry and Dennis J. Snower, examines the high unemployment that has plagued five European countries- France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom- for more than a decade. Its me...

Macroeconomic Adjustment with Segmented Labor Markets

Macroeconomic Adjustment with Segmented Labor Markets »

Source: Macroeconomic Adjustment with Segmented Labor Markets

Volume/Issue: 1994/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joshua Aizenman , and Pierre-Richard Agénor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1994

ISBN: 9781451968248

Keywords: wage, unemployment, employment, minimum wage

This paper analyzes the macroeconomic effects of fiscal and labor market policies in developing countries. The basic framework considers a small open economy with a large informal production sector and a heterogene...

Output, Employment and Financial Sanctions in South Africa

Output, Employment and Financial Sanctions in South Africa »

Source: Output, Employment and Financial Sanctions in South Africa

Volume/Issue: 1990/113

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1990

ISBN: 9781451943948

Keywords: employment, wage, unemployment, employment growth

The effects of the marked slowdown in the growth of the capital stock in South Africa since 1985, associated with political uncertainty and financial sanctions, and future growth prospects are quantified using a mo...

Employment and Wages in the Public Sector

Employment and Wages in the Public Sector »

Source: Employment and Wages in the Public Sector : A Cross-Country Study

Volume/Issue: 1995/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1995

ISBN: 9781451849110

Keywords: employment, wages, wage, government employment

We study the determinants of employment and wages in the public sector, using a new set of panel data for 34 LDCs and 21 OECD countries from 1972–992, by estimating equations suggested by an efficiency wage...

The Employment and Wage Effects of Oil Price Changes

The Employment and Wage Effects of Oil Price Changes »

Source: The Employment and Wage Effects of Oil Price Changes : A Sectoral Analysis

Volume/Issue: 1995/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Keane , and Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1995

ISBN: 9781451845518

Keywords: wage, employment, worker, employment probabilities

In this paper, we use micro panel data to examine the effects of oil price changes on employment and real wages, at the aggregate and industry levels. We also measure differences in the employment and wage response...

Equilibria with Unemployment in Segmented Labor Markets

Equilibria with Unemployment in Segmented Labor Markets »

Source: Equilibria with Unemployment in Segmented Labor Markets

Volume/Issue: 1990/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dimitri Demekas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1990

ISBN: 9781451979602

Keywords: wage, unemployment, unemployed, employment

The paper proves four theorems in an n-sector model of a segmented labor market, with search costs, and a continuum of workers with different reservation wages, who can apply to any number of sectors. The main conc...