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Should Subsidized Private Transfers Replace Government Social Insurance?

Should Subsidized Private Transfers Replace Government Social Insurance? »

Volume/Issue: 2000/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Connel Fullenkamp , and Ralph Chami

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856958.001

ISBN: 9781451856958

Keywords: Altruism, charity, asymmetric information, social insurance, nonmarket transfers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), private transfers, wage, wages, benefits

Private transfers between individuals or through organized charities are increasingly viewed as an alternative for government social insurance programs. This paper models the incentive effects of government subsidi...

Unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean

Unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2011/252

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laurence Ball , Nicolas de Roux Uribe , and Marc Hofstetter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463923341.001

ISBN: 9781463923341

Keywords: Hysteresis, unemployment rates, unemployment rate, employment, unemployed, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies: General,

JEL Cl This study constructs a new data set on unemployment rates in Latin America and the Caribbean and then explores the determinants of unemployment. We compare different countries, finding that unemployment is...

Should Subsidized Private Transfers Replace Government Social Insurance?

Should Subsidized Private Transfers Replace Government Social Insurance? »

Source: Should Subsidized Private Transfers Replace Government Social Insurance?

Volume/Issue: 2000/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Connel Fullenkamp , and Ralph Chami

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2000

ISBN: 9781451856958

Keywords: Altruism, charity, asymmetric information, social insurance, nonmarket transfers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), private transfers, wage, wages, benefits

Private transfers between individuals or through organized charities are increasingly viewed as an alternative for government social insurance programs. This paper models the incentive effects of government subsidi...

Unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean

Unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2011/252

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laurence Ball , Nicolas de Roux Uribe , and Marc Hofstetter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463923341

Keywords: Hysteresis, unemployment rates, unemployment rate, employment, unemployed, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies: General,

JEL Cl This study constructs a new data set on unemployment rates in Latin America and the Caribbean and then explores the determinants of unemployment. We compare different countries, finding that unemployment is...