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Source: Czech Republic : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2002/168

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451810127

Keywords: unemployment rate, labor market, unemployed, labor force, debt

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix describes developments in the Czech labor market since 1995 and examines forces underlying these developments. The main focus of the paper is on how the character...

Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Transition Economies

Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Transition Economies »

Source: Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Transition Economies

Volume/Issue: 1996/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lionel Halpern , and Charles Wyplosz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1996

ISBN: 9781451854794

Keywords: exchange rate, wage, real exchange rate, wages, exchange rates

A stylized fact of the transition process is an early profound exchange rate depreciation followed by continuing real appreciation. Absent historical reference points, it is difficult to judge whether the real appr...

How Does Taxation Affect Hours Worked in EU New Member States?

How Does Taxation Affect Hours Worked in EU New Member States? »

Source: How Does Taxation Affect Hours Worked in EU New Member States?

Volume/Issue: 2019/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Agustin Velasquez , and Svetlana Vtyurina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498315708

Keywords: Tax revenue, Tax exemptions, Tax incentives, Tax rates, Fiscal policy, hours worked, labor supply, labor tax, consumption tax, EU new member states

Hours worked vary widely across countries and over time. In this paper, we investigate the role played by taxation in explaining these differences for EU New Member States. By extending a standard growth model with...

Czech Republic
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Czech Republic : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2002/168

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 August 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451810127.002

ISBN: 9781451810127

Keywords: unemployment rate, labor market, unemployed, labor force, debt

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix describes developments in the Czech labor market since 1995 and examines forces underlying these developments. The main focus of the paper is on how the character...

Latvia
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Latvia : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 1998/47

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451824414.002

ISBN: 9781451824414

Keywords: unemployment, pension, employment, unemployed, labor force, Republic of Latvia:,

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix highlights that the real GDP growth in Latvia accelerated in the second half of 1997, and is estimated at 6 percent for the year. Growth was broad-based, with par...

A Multivariate Filter for Measuring Potential Output and the NAIRU Application to the Czech Republic

A Multivariate Filter for Measuring Potential Output and the NAIRU Application to the Czech Republic »

Volume/Issue: 2004/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jaromir Benes , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846508.001

ISBN: 9781451846508

Keywords: Phillips Curve, nairu, equation, equations, covariance,

This paper presents a multivariate (MV) methodology for obtaining measures of excess demand that can facilitate discussion of monetary policy issues and improve policy decisions. Using data for the Czech Republic,...

Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Transition Economies

Equilibrium Exchange Rates in Transition Economies »

Volume/Issue: 1996/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lionel Halpern , and Charles Wyplosz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854794.001

ISBN: 9781451854794

Keywords: exchange rate, wage, real exchange rate, wages, exchange rates

A stylized fact of the transition process is an early profound exchange rate depreciation followed by continuing real appreciation. Absent historical reference points, it is difficult to judge whether the real appr...

How Does Taxation Affect Hours Worked in EU New Member States?

How Does Taxation Affect Hours Worked in EU New Member States? »

Volume/Issue: 2019/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Agustin Velasquez , and Svetlana Vtyurina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498315708.001

ISBN: 9781498315708

Keywords: Tax revenue, Tax exemptions, Tax incentives, Tax rates, Fiscal policy, hours worked, labor supply, labor tax, consumption tax, EU new member states

Hours worked vary widely across countries and over time. In this paper, we investigate the role played by taxation in explaining these differences for EU New Member States. By extending a standard growth model with...

Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment Dynamics in Transition Economies

Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment Dynamics in Transition Economies »

Volume/Issue: 1997/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pietro Garibaldi , and Zuzana Brixiova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451930566.001

ISBN: 9781451930566

Keywords: Unemployment, Transition Economies, Matching Models, wage, minimum wage, wages, benefits

This paper studies interactions between labor market institutions and unemployment dynamics in transition economies. It presents a dynamic matching model in which state sector firms endogenously shed labor and priv...

Lessons in Fiscal Consolidation for the Successor States of the Soviet Union

Lessons in Fiscal Consolidation for the Successor States of the Soviet Union »

Volume/Issue: 1993/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Kopits

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1993

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847444.001

ISBN: 9781451847444

Keywords: wage, fiscal activities, benefits, quasi-fiscal activities, budget deficit

This paper reviews lessons in fiscal consolidation for the former Soviet Union that emerge from the experience of Central and Eastern European economies in transition. A central lesson is the need to support the ma...