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III Public Pension Plans, Their Reform, and Saving

III Public Pension Plans, Their Reform, and Saving »

Source: Pension Regimes and Saving

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Alfredo Cuevas , George Mackenzie , and Philip Gerson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756404

Keywords: pension, retirement, benefits, pensions, pension plans

This section describes how public pension plans could be expected, on a priori grounds, to affect saving. It uses the LCH only as a starting point and acknowledges the implications of imperfect capital marke...

IMF Chronology 1944–95

IMF Chronology 1944–95 »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1995

Volume/Issue: 32/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

ISBN: 9781451952643

Keywords: pension, benefits, pensions, payroll, pension plans

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 quarterly...

The IMF Fifty Years Later

The IMF Fifty Years Later »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1995

Volume/Issue: 32/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

ISBN: 9781451952643

Keywords: pension, benefits, pensions, payroll, pension plans

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 quarterly...

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....

IMF Staff Papers, Volume 51, No. 3

IMF Staff Papers, Volume 51, No. 3 »

Volume: 51

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 November 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063518.024

ISBN: 9781589063518

Keywords: exchange rate, interest rate, international monetary fund, Labor market, Asset Pricing, Cash Flow, Conservatism, Cost-benefit Analysis, Effect Of Inflation On Unemployment, Empirical Methods

This paper tests uncovered interest parity (UIP) using interest rates on longer maturity bonds for the Group of Seven countries. These long-horizon regressions yield much more support for UIP-all of the coefficient...

A Model of an Optimum Currency Area

A Model of an Optimum Currency Area »

Volume/Issue: 1997/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451849837.001

ISBN: 9781451849837

Keywords: Optimum currency areas, cost-benefit analysis, exchange rate regimes, currency union, monetary integration, inflation, exchange rate, monetary shocks, exchange rates, currency areas

This paper investigates the circumstances under which it is beneficial to participate in a currency area. A two-country monetary model of trade with nominal rigidities encompasses the real and monetary arguments su...

Evaluating the Net Benefits of Macroprudential Policy
			: A Cookbook

Evaluating the Net Benefits of Macroprudential Policy : A Cookbook »

Volume/Issue: 2013/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicolas Arregui , Jaromir Benes , Ivo Krznar , Srobona Mitra , and Andre Santos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335727.001

ISBN: 9781484335727

Keywords: Cost and Benefits, Policy Effectiveness, banking, banking crisis, banking sector, banking system, reserve requirement, Government Policy and Regulation,

The paper proposes a simple, new, analytical framework for assessing the cost and benefits of macroprudential policies. It proposes a measure of net benefits in terms of parameters that can be estimated: the probab...

Evaluating Unemployment Policies
			: What Do the Underlying Theories Tell Us?

Evaluating Unemployment Policies : What Do the Underlying Theories Tell Us? »

Volume/Issue: 1995/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dennis Snower

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451842388.001

ISBN: 9781451842388

Keywords: unemployment, employment, unemployed, unemployment benefits, unemployment rates

The paper surveys unemployment policies for advanced market economies and evaluates them by examining the predictions of the underlying macroeconomic theories. The basic idea is that, for the most part, different u...

Government Pay Policies and Structural Adjustment

Government Pay Policies and Structural Adjustment »

Volume/Issue: 1988/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 1988

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451958461.001

ISBN: 9781451958461

Keywords: salary, salaries, compensation, benefits, government pay

The paper provides an overview of the main elements of pay systems that are typically used to remunerate government employees and, with reference to the experience of developed and developing countries, discusses s...

How Much Carbon Pricing is in Countries' Own Interests? The Critical Role of Co-Benefits

How Much Carbon Pricing is in Countries' Own Interests? The Critical Role of Co-Benefits »

Volume/Issue: 2014/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Parry , Chandara Veung , and Dirk Heine

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498358279.001

ISBN: 9781498358279

Keywords: carbon pricing, co-benefits, air pollution, fuel taxes, top twenty emitters, benefits, natural gas, fossil fuel, greenhouse gas, Government Policy

This paper calculates, for the top twenty emitting countries, how much pricing of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions is in their own national interests due to domestic co-benefits (leaving aside the global climate bene...