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Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin

Expenditure Composition and Economic Development in Benin »

Volume: 10

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani , and Mohamed El Harrak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2010

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475507379.087

ISBN: 9781475507379

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic models, Government expenditures, Civil service, Labor markets, Public investment, Wage policy, wage, labor demand, unemployment

This paper analyzes expenditure composition and economic development in Benin. It addresses some specific issues on the basis of a stylized model of the Beninese economy that highlights the tradeoff between expendi...

Dépenses à la mode chinoise: La Chine doit miser davantage sur la consommation des ménages pour rendre la croissance plus inclusive

Dépenses à la mode chinoise: La Chine doit miser davantage sur la consommation des ménages pour rendre la croissance plus inclusive »

Source: Finances & Développement, Septembre 2012

Volume/Issue: 49/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2012

Language: French

ISBN: 9781475504774

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, international financial architecture, global financial system, global financial stability, global financial crisis, economic integration, benefits of globalization

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterl...

Designing Labor Market Institutions in Emerging and Developing Economies

Designing Labor Market Institutions in Emerging and Developing Economies »

Source: Designing Labor Market Institutions in Emerging and Developing Economies : Evidence and Policy Options

Volume/Issue: 2019/4

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Romain Duval , and Prakash Loungani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498313261

Keywords: Labor market institutions, Labor markets, Labor market policy, Market economies, Labor taxes, Employment Protection, Unemployment Benefits, Social Assistance, Cash Transfers, Minimum Wage

Designing Labor Market Institutions in Emerging and Developing Economies: Evidence and IMF Advice....

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....

Economic and Environmental Benefits of Eliminating Log Export Bans-The Case of Costa Rica

Economic and Environmental Benefits of Eliminating Log Export Bans-The Case of Costa Rica »

Source: Economic and Environmental Benefits of Eliminating Log Export Bans-The Case of Costa Rica

Volume/Issue: 2001/153

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nalin Kishor , Muthukumara Mani , and Luis Constantino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

ISBN: 9781451857153

Keywords: trade and environment, log export ban (LEB), sustainable management, forest, forests, environmental benefits, environmental costs, timber trade, Renewable Resources and Conservation: Forestry, Log Export Ban

An increasing number of tropical timber producing nations have enacted bans on export of logs. Proponents argue that a log export ban is a second-best policy tool for addressing environmental externalities; it also...

Economic Geography and Wages

Economic Geography and Wages »

Source: Economic Geography and Wages : The Case of Indonesia

Volume/Issue: 2004/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mary Amiti , and Lisa Cameron

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451850239

Keywords: Agglomeration, vertical linkages, economic geography, cost linkages, demand linkages, market access, wage, benefits, National Security and War, Economic History: Government

The paper finds a significant shift in the economic characteristics of civil conflicts during the1990s. Conflicts have become shorter but with more severe contractions and a stronger recovery of growth. The overall...

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...

Economic Restructuring, Unemployment, and Growth in a Transition Economy

Economic Restructuring, Unemployment, and Growth in a Transition Economy »

Source: Economic Restructuring, Unemployment, and Growth in a Transition Economy

Volume/Issue: 1993/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kornelia Krajnyak , Bankim Chadha , and Fabrizio Coricelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1993

ISBN: 9781451843323

Keywords: employment, unemployment rate, unemployment benefits, private sector employment

This paper develops a model of the process of reallocation of labor from the state sector to the private sector. When growth is exogenously determined, we show that in the initial stages of transition unemployment...

Économie Mondiale: Convergence, interdépendance et divergence: Sur le long terme, la croissance des marchés émergents et des économies en développement est moins dépendante de celle des économies avancées, mais sur le court terme elles suivent des parcours semblables

Économie Mondiale: Convergence, interdépendance et divergence: Sur le long terme, la croissance des marchés émergents et des économies en développement est moins dépendante de celle des économies avancées, mais sur le court terme elles suivent des parcours semblables »

Source: Finances & Développement, Septembre 2012

Volume/Issue: 49/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2012

Language: French

ISBN: 9781475504774

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, international financial architecture, global financial system, global financial stability, global financial crisis, economic integration, benefits of globalization

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterl...

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Source: Finances & Développement, Septembre 2012

Volume/Issue: 49/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2012

Language: French

ISBN: 9781475504774

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, international financial architecture, global financial system, global financial stability, global financial crisis, economic integration, benefits of globalization

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterl...