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A Study of the Soviet Economy. 3-volume set
			: 3-Volume Set

A Study of the Soviet Economy. 3-volume set : 3-Volume Set »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9789264134683.071

ISBN: 9789264134683

Keywords: prices, payments, credit, interest, wage

This three-volume study of the Soviet economy presents the detailed information, analysis, and recommendations for the summary report presented to the Group of Seven industrial countries in December 1990. The study...

Price Liberalization in Russia

Price Liberalization in Russia »

Source: Price Liberalization in Russia : The Early Record

Volume/Issue: 1992/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vincent Koen , and Steven Phillips

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1992

ISBN: 9781451851564

Keywords: wage, inflation, minimum wage, price level

Prices in Russia have been decontrolled in several steps since early 1991, after decades of near-fixity. Their behavior before and after the January 1992 price liberalization is analyzed here, as are the associated...

Market Liberalization Policies in a Reforming Socialist Economy

Market Liberalization Policies in a Reforming Socialist Economy »

Source: Market Liberalization Policies in a Reforming Socialist Economy

Volume/Issue: 1991/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elias Dinopoulos , and Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1991

ISBN: 9781451940091

Keywords: wage, wages, worker, administered price

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

Economic Crisis in a Shortage Economy1/

Economic Crisis in a Shortage Economy1/ »

Source: Economic Crisis in a Shortage Economy

Volume/Issue: 1991/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kent Osband

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1991

ISBN: 9781451845617

Keywords: Capital markets, Investment, wage, wages, worker, price level, wage increases

It is not unusual for reforming socialist economies to relax wage controls without hardening budget constraints on enterprises or freeing consumer goods prices. This policy can be dangerously destabilizing. While h...

Republic of Mozambique

Republic of Mozambique »

Source: Republic of Mozambique : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2004/51

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451827132

Keywords: worker, wage, foreign trade, import prices, salaries

In this paper, the following statistical data are presented in detail: gross domestic product, savings and investment, production of major marketed crops, marketed livestock, industrial production by sector, prices...

Kyrgyz Republic

Kyrgyz Republic »

Source: Kyrgyz Republic : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1995/38

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 1995

ISBN: 9781451821284

Keywords: credit, prices, wages, payments, wage, Kyrgyzstan,

This paper reviews economic developments in the Kyrgyz Republic during 1990-95. From October 1993 onward, the authorities vigorously pursued restrictive credit policies, which led to monthly inflation rates falling...

The Wage-Price Spiral

The Wage-Price Spiral »

Source: The Wage-Price Spiral : Industrial Country Evidence and Implications

Volume/Issue: 2003/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magda Kandil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451858013

Keywords: Wage-Price Spiral, Asymmetric Fluctuations, Output Effect, Standard of Living, wage, aggregate demand, inflation, wage-price, Output-Effect,

Using quarterly time-series data for a sample of twelve industrial countries, the paper investigates the dynamics of nominal wage and price adjustments in the face of aggregate demand shocks. The evidence illustrat...

Wage Flexibility and Economic Performance

Wage Flexibility and Economic Performance »

Source: Wage Flexibility and Economic Performance : Evidence Across Industrial Countries

Volume/Issue: 2000/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magda Kandil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2000

ISBN: 9781451855906

Keywords: Wage Flexibility, demand shocks, energy price shocks, productivity shocks, wage, inflation, aggregate demand, wage inflation, real output

This paper provides new empirical evidence on the degree of nominal wage flexibility in a sample of nineteen industrial countries. Across countries, aggregate uncertainty increases the degree of wage flexibility in...

Chapter II.2 Economic Developments And Reform Since 1985

Chapter II.2 Economic Developments And Reform Since 1985 »

Source: A Study of the Soviet Economy. 3-volume set : 3-Volume Set

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1991

ISBN: 9789264134683

Keywords: prices, payments, credit, interest, wage

Numerous steps had been taken by the authorities in the early 1980s to raise productivity, including measures to strengthen labor discipline, tighten surveillance of output quality, improve enterprise reward...

Chapter III.1 Structural Fiscal Issues

Chapter III.1 Structural Fiscal Issues »

Source: A Study of the Soviet Economy. 3-volume set : 3-Volume Set

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1991

ISBN: 9789264134683

Keywords: prices, payments, credit, interest, wage

1. INTRODUCTION The evolution of the public finances in the USSR has been dominated for decades by allocative and distributional concerns, with little weight attached to macroeconomi...