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10 Assessing the Impact of Structural Adjustment on the Poor: The Case of Malawi

10 Assessing the Impact of Structural Adjustment on the Poor: The Case of Malawi »

Source: Social Safety Nets : Issues and Recent Experience

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557756800

Keywords: benefits, wage, unemployment, social protection, wages

This case study of Malawi illustrates a practical approach for assessing the impact of structural adjustment policies on poverty. Malawi initiated a structural adjustment program in 1987, which, since mid-19...

6 Bangladesh: Economic Reform Measures and the Poor

6 Bangladesh: Economic Reform Measures and the Poor »

Source: Social Safety Nets : Issues and Recent Experience

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557756800

Keywords: benefits, wage, unemployment, social protection, wages

With a per capita income of about $200 in 1991, Bangladesh is one of the poorest countries in the world. More than half of its population—50 million people—live in poverty. The most vulnerable groups include...

Boosting Job Growth in the Western Balkans

Boosting Job Growth in the Western Balkans »

Source: Boosting Job Growth in the Western Balkans

Volume/Issue: 2014/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dmitriy Kovtun , Alexis Mayer Cirkel , Zuzana Murgasova , Dustin Smith , and Suchanan Tambunlertchai

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484391037

Keywords: The Balkans, unemployment, labor market, employment, long-term unemployment, labor force, General,

Labor markets in the Western Balkan countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia) are characterized by some of the highest unemployment and low employment rates in Europe. W...

8 Colombia: Economic Adjustment and the Poor

8 Colombia: Economic Adjustment and the Poor »

Source: Social Safety Nets : Issues and Recent Experience

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557756800

Keywords: benefits, wage, unemployment, social protection, wages

In the mid-1980s, faced with a rapidly deteriorating economic and financial picture, Colombia undertook a strong adjustment program. By putting the economy on a sounder footing, the government felt that the...

2 | Developments in the Global Economy and Financial Markets

2 | Developments in the Global Economy and Financial Markets »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2011 : Pursuing Equitable and Balanced Growth

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2011

ISBN: 9781616351106

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, debt relief, statistics, balance of payments

After suffering the first contraction since World War II in 2009, the global economy staged a strong recovery in 20...

4 Economic Reforms, Social Safety Nets, and the Budget in Transition Economies

4 Economic Reforms, Social Safety Nets, and the Budget in Transition Economies »

Source: Social Safety Nets : Issues and Recent Experience

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557756800

Keywords: benefits, wage, unemployment, social protection, wages

The economic transformation of former centrally planned economies has been accompanied by large declines in output, significant changes in relative prices, and, at least initially, rapid increases in inflati...

5 | Finances, Organization, and Accountability

5 | Finances, Organization, and Accountability »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2011 : Pursuing Equitable and Balanced Growth

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2011

ISBN: 9781616351106

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, debt relief, statistics, balance of payments

The global crisis highlighted the need for a substantial increase in the IMF’s resources for providing financing to...

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia »

Source: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2003/136

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451826050

Keywords: employment, banking, national bank, banking system, total employment, Macedonia, FYR,

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix sheds light on the Former Yugoslav Republic (FYR) of Macedonia's low growth and high unemployment during the 1990s by analyzing enterprise level data. The paper p...

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia »

Source: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1997/45

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 1997

ISBN: 9781451825978

Keywords: employment, national bank, monetary fund, unemployed, income from employment, Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of,

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia »

Source: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2013/179

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484336670

Keywords: unemployment, labor market, employment, unemployment rates, labor force

The Macedonian labor market exhibits a high unemployment rate, yet does not demonstrate obvious and large enough constraints on the demand or supply side. Considerable achievements can be made by maintaining macroe...