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Centralized Bargaining, Efficiency Wages, and Flexibility

Centralized Bargaining, Efficiency Wages, and Flexibility »

Source: Centralized Bargaining, Efficiency Wages, and Flexibility

Volume/Issue: 1993/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ramana Ramaswamy , and Bob Rowthorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1993

ISBN: 9781451844191

Keywords: bargaining, wage, unemployment

The main focus of the “wage bargaining” literature has been on the factors promoting real wage flexibility at the macro level. This paper, in contrast, examines the microeconomic issues of wage bargai...

Corrigendum

Corrigendum »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 44 No. 1

Volume: 44

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451957112

Keywords: labor market, unemployment rate, labor market policies, unemployment benefits, unemployed

This paper argues that an important group of labor market policies are complementary in the sense that the effect of each policy is greater when implemented in conjunction with the other policies than in isolation....

The Costs and Benefits of Various Wage Bargaining Structures

The Costs and Benefits of Various Wage Bargaining Structures »

Source: The Costs and Benefits of Various Wage Bargaining Structures : An Empirical Exploration

Volume/Issue: 2002/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2002

ISBN: 9781451849257

Keywords: internal factors, wage, bargaining, Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs: General, Trade Unions: Objectives, Structure, and Effects,

The literature on the relationship between the unemployment rate and wage bargaining fails to separate the offsetting effects of a reduction in competition associated with centralized bargaining and the increased a...

Currency Unions, Economic Fluctuations, and Adjustment: Some New Empirical Evidence

Currency Unions, Economic Fluctuations, and Adjustment: Some New Empirical Evidence »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 44 No. 1

Volume: 44

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451957112

Keywords: labor market, unemployment rate, labor market policies, unemployment benefits, unemployed

This paper argues that an important group of labor market policies are complementary in the sense that the effect of each policy is greater when implemented in conjunction with the other policies than in isolation....

Does the Gap Model Work in Asia?

Does the Gap Model Work in Asia? »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 44 No. 1

Volume: 44

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451957112

Keywords: labor market, unemployment rate, labor market policies, unemployment benefits, unemployed

This paper argues that an important group of labor market policies are complementary in the sense that the effect of each policy is greater when implemented in conjunction with the other policies than in isolation....

Eurosclerosis or Financial Collapse

Eurosclerosis or Financial Collapse »

Source: Eurosclerosis or Financial Collapse : Why Did Swedish Incomes Fall Behind?

Volume/Issue: 2005/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Valerie Cerra , and Sweta Saxena

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451860481

Keywords: Welfare State, Output Loss, unemployment, economic growth, per capita income, business cycle, Economywide Country Studies: Europe, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Structure, Scope

Sweden represents an archetypal welfare state economy, with extensive government safety nets. Some scholars have attributed a decline in its per capita income ranking since 1970 to "eurosclerosis" or sluggish growt...

IMF Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment

IMF Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 44 No. 1

Volume: 44

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451957112

Keywords: labor market, unemployment rate, labor market policies, unemployment benefits, unemployed

This paper argues that an important group of labor market policies are complementary in the sense that the effect of each policy is greater when implemented in conjunction with the other policies than in isolation....

Sweden
			: Selected Issues

Sweden : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2013/277

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484382554.002

ISBN: 9781484382554

Keywords: unemployment, unemployment rate, rate of unemployment, natural rate of unemployment

This 2013 Article IV Consultation examines the performance of Sweden's fiscal policies to counter effects of global financial crisis. Economic growth in Sweden has been moderate since global financial crisis of 200...

Centralized Bargaining, Efficiency Wages, and Flexibility

Centralized Bargaining, Efficiency Wages, and Flexibility »

Volume/Issue: 1993/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ramana Ramaswamy , and Bob Rowthorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1993

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451844191.001

ISBN: 9781451844191

Keywords: bargaining, wage, unemployment

The main focus of the “wage bargaining” literature has been on the factors promoting real wage flexibility at the macro level. This paper, in contrast, examines the microeconomic issues of wage bargai...

Eurosclerosis or Financial Collapse
			: Why Did Swedish Incomes Fall Behind?

Eurosclerosis or Financial Collapse : Why Did Swedish Incomes Fall Behind? »

Volume/Issue: 2005/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Valerie Cerra , and Sweta Saxena

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860481.001

ISBN: 9781451860481

Keywords: Welfare State, Output Loss, unemployment, economic growth, per capita income, business cycle, Economywide Country Studies: Europe, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Structure, Scope

Sweden represents an archetypal welfare state economy, with extensive government safety nets. Some scholars have attributed a decline in its per capita income ranking since 1970 to "eurosclerosis" or sluggish growt...