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Transfers, Social Safety Nets, and Economic Growth

Transfers, Social Safety Nets, and Economic Growth »

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....

Unemployment Benefits Versus Conditional Negative Income Taxes

Unemployment Benefits Versus Conditional Negative Income Taxes »

Source: Unemployment Benefits Versus Conditional Negative Income Taxes

Volume/Issue: 1995/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dennis Snower

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1995

ISBN: 9781451848649

Keywords: unemployment, unemployment benefits, employment, unemployment benefit, unemployment insurance

The paper analyzes the wage-employment effects of replacing unemployment benefits by negative income taxes. It first surveys the major equity and efficiency effects of unemployment benefits versus negative income t...

Volume 51 Index

Volume 51 Index »

Source: 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

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...

Why Is China Growing So Fast?

Why Is China Growing So Fast? »

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....

Work Absence in Europe

Work Absence in Europe »

Source: Work Absence in Europe

Volume/Issue: 2004/193

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leo Bonato , and Lusine Lusinyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451859843

Keywords: sickness absence, working time, panel data, benefits, employment, unemployment, unemployed, sickness insurance, Time Allocation and Labor Supply,

Work absence is an important part of the individual decision on actual working hours. This paper focuses on sickness absence in Europe and develops a stylized model where absence is part of the labor-leisure decisi...

Would “Cold Turkey” Work in Turkey?

Would “Cold Turkey” Work in Turkey? »

Source: 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

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...