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Anatomy of Regional Disparities in the Slovak Republic

Anatomy of Regional Disparities in the Slovak Republic »

Source: Anatomy of Regional Disparities in the Slovak Republic

Volume/Issue: 2009/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mariusz Jarmuzek , and Biswajit Banerjee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451872927

Keywords: Regional disparities, &;amp;#x03B2;-convergence, &;amp;#x03C3;-convergence, growth accounting, gdp per capita, tfp, labor utilization, gdp growth,

This paper examines economic growth and various dimensions of regional disparities in Slovakia. We find that regional disparities in the levels of GDP per capita, labor productivity, and labor utilization have wide...

Disposal is Not Free: Fiscal Instruments to Internalize the Environmental Costs of Solid Waste

Disposal is Not Free: Fiscal Instruments to Internalize the Environmental Costs of Solid Waste »

Source: Disposal is Not Free: Fiscal Instruments to Internalize the Environmental Costs of Solid Waste

Volume/Issue: 2019/283

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thornton Matheson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513521589

Keywords: Economic models, Tax revenue, Fiscal policy, Demand elasticity, Consumption taxes, environmental tax, solid waste, plastic bag tax, recycling, landfill tax

This paper provides an overview of global solid waste generation, its environmental costs, and fiscal instruments that can be used to encourage waste reduction and finance proper disposal. Countries-especially isla...

Estimating Potential Output and the Output Gap in Slovakia

Estimating Potential Output and the Output Gap in Slovakia »

Source: Estimating Potential Output and the Output Gap in Slovakia

Volume/Issue: 2008/275

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451871333

Keywords: Slovakia, Kalman filter, tfp, employment, real gdp, full-employment,

This paper estimates potential output and the output gap for Slovakia which enjoyed rapid growth with few signs of economic overheating in recent years. It applies two broad sets of approaches: conventional methods...

Fiscal Policy and Employment in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Fiscal Policy and Employment in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Source: Fiscal Policy and Employment in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Volume/Issue: 2012/042

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2012

ISBN: 9781498340458

Keywords: Demand, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Employment, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Labor markets, Labor supply, Tax policy, Labor market institutions

This paper discusses tax and expenditure policy reforms to raise employment. Using data for 58 advanced and emerging economies, the paper provides a unified assessment of tax and expenditure measures that have usua...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Labor Market Performance in Transition : The Experience of Central and Eastern European Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , Jerald Schiff , Miho Ihara , Tetsuya Konuki , and Kornelia Krajnyak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2006

ISBN: 9781589064690

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

More than a decade after the start of transition, the unemployment rate remains in double digits in a number of Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries. After a period of gradual decline, unemployment h...

II Labor Market Developments in Transition: The Stylized Facts

II Labor Market Developments in Transition: The Stylized Facts »

Source: Labor Market Performance in Transition : The Experience of Central and Eastern European Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , Jerald Schiff , Miho Ihara , Tetsuya Konuki , and Kornelia Krajnyak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2006

ISBN: 9781589064690

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

Transition economies all experienced an initial sharp contraction in output. According to official data, output declined sharply over the period 1988–93, and pretransition levels of GDP were typically not ac...

III Labor Markets in Transition: An Econometric Analysis

III Labor Markets in Transition: An Econometric Analysis »

Source: Labor Market Performance in Transition : The Experience of Central and Eastern European Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , Jerald Schiff , Miho Ihara , Tetsuya Konuki , and Kornelia Krajnyak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2006

ISBN: 9781589064690

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

After a review of the main stylized facts, this section undertakes a systematic quantitative analysis of transition countries’ labor market experience to help draw policy conclusions. A...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Slovak Republic

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Slovak Republic »

Source: Slovak Republic : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/254

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498301459

Keywords: unemployment, high unemployment, employment, labor market, current account

After slowing in 2013, the Slovak economy is gathering momentum as the euro area and domestic demand recover, the latter complementing the strong export sector that has made Slovakia one of Europe's more dynamic ec...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with the Slovak Republic

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with the Slovak Republic »

Source: Slovak Republic : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/262

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 2013

ISBN: 9781475582802

Keywords: employment, labor market, high unemployment

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that following a sharp downturn in 2009 in the context of the global economic and financial crisis, Slovakia emerged as one of the fastest-growing economies in the Europ...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Slovak Republic

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Slovak Republic »

Source: Slovak Republic : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/220

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325127

Keywords: Real sector, Financial indicators, Credit, Expenditures, Balance of payments, capacity expansion, output gap, policy effort, percent of GDP, medium-term

Leveraging its location and low-cost skilled labor, Slovakia has attained a very high level of integration with the global value chains, which has proved pivotal to exports growth and income convergence with the Eu...