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Investing U.S. Social Security Trust Fund Assets in Private Securities

Investing U.S. Social Security Trust Fund Assets in Private Securities »

Source: Investing U.S. Social Security Trust Fund Assets in Private Securities

Volume/Issue: 1997/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Leidy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451853568

Keywords: social insurance, social security benefits, social security system, social security taxes, social security tax

This paper examines the macroeconomic and distributional consequences of a policy change, other things being equal, that would allow U.S. Social Security trust fund assets to be invested in private securities. Impr...

It's Not What You Make, It's How You Use IT

It's Not What You Make, It's How You Use IT »

Source: It's Not What You Make, It's How You Use IT : Measuring the Welfare Benefits of the IT Revolution Across Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Markus Haacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451854022

Keywords: welfare benefits, real gdp, benefits, national income, gdp per capita, Welfare Economics: General, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Comparative Studies of Countries,

This paper analyzes the welfare benefits from falling relative prices of IT (information technology) goods across a wide range of countries. We find, using two separate methodologies and datasets, that welfare bene...

IV Private Pension Plans and Saving

IV Private Pension Plans 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

The design of public pension plans has the potential to affect the saving rate, as Section III has made clear. The same could be true of private pension plans, and the question arises as to whether the regul...

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor »

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...

Macro Effects of Corporate Restructuring in Japan

Macro Effects of Corporate Restructuring in Japan »

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...

Migration and Pension1

Migration and Pension1 »

Source: Migration and Pension

Volume/Issue: 1998/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Efraim Sadka , and Assaf Razin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

ISBN: 9781451980011

Keywords: Low Skilled Migrants, Pay-As-You-Go Pension, Heterogenous Population, Overlapping Generations, migration, pension, pension system, pension benefit, retirement

Migrants, being relatively low earners, are net beneficiaries of the welfare state. However, this paper uses a dynamic model to show that because of migrants’ positive influence on the pension system, which...

A Model of an Optimum Currency Area1

A Model of an Optimum Currency Area1 »

Source: 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

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...

Monetary Policy and Long-Horizon Uncovered Interest Parity

Monetary Policy and Long-Horizon Uncovered Interest Parity »

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...

Monetary Policy Rules, Asset Prices, and Exchange Rates

Monetary Policy Rules, Asset Prices, and Exchange Rates »

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...

Optimal Central Bank Conservatism and Monopoly Trade Unions

Optimal Central Bank Conservatism and Monopoly Trade Unions »

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...