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Source: Labor Market Performance in Transition : The Experience of Central and Eastern European Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , Jerald Schiff , Miho Ihara , Tetsuya Konuki , and Kornelia Krajnyak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2006

ISBN: 9781589064690

Keywords: unemployment, employment, labor market, unemployment rates, unemployed

More than a decade after the start of transition, the unemployment rate remains in double digits in a number of Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries. After a period of gradual decline, unemployment h...

II Labor Market Developments in Transition: The Stylized Facts

II Labor Market Developments in Transition: The Stylized Facts »

Source: Labor Market Performance in Transition : The Experience of Central and Eastern European Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , Jerald Schiff , Miho Ihara , Tetsuya Konuki , and Kornelia Krajnyak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2006

ISBN: 9781589064690

Keywords: unemployment, employment, labor market, unemployment rates, unemployed

Transition economies all experienced an initial sharp contraction in output. According to official data, output declined sharply over the period 1988–93, and pretransition levels of GDP were typically not ac...

III Labor Markets in Transition: An Econometric Analysis

III Labor Markets in Transition: An Econometric Analysis »

Source: Labor Market Performance in Transition : The Experience of Central and Eastern European Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , Jerald Schiff , Miho Ihara , Tetsuya Konuki , and Kornelia Krajnyak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2006

ISBN: 9781589064690

Keywords: unemployment, employment, labor market, unemployment rates, unemployed

After a review of the main stylized facts, this section undertakes a systematic quantitative analysis of transition countries’ labor market experience to help draw policy conclusions. A...

IV Understanding Persistent Regional Disparities in Unemployment

IV Understanding Persistent Regional Disparities in Unemployment »

Source: Labor Market Performance in Transition : The Experience of Central and Eastern European Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , Jerald Schiff , Miho Ihara , Tetsuya Konuki , and Kornelia Krajnyak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2006

ISBN: 9781589064690

Keywords: unemployment, employment, labor market, unemployment rates, unemployed

Labor market performance not only varies across transition countries, but also across regions within a country, and such regional differences are substantial. Differences in Labor Marke...

Labor Market Performance in Transition
			: The Experience of Central and Eastern European Countries

Labor Market Performance in Transition : The Experience of Central and Eastern European Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , Jerald Schiff , Miho Ihara , Tetsuya Konuki , and Kornelia Krajnyak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064690.084

ISBN: 9781589064690

Keywords: unemployment, employment, labor market, unemployment rates, unemployed

More than a decade after the start of the transition process, unemployment rates remain in the double digits in a number of Central and Eastern European countries. That unemployment rates have failed to decline, ev...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Labor Market Performance in Transition : The Experience of Central and Eastern European Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , Jerald Schiff , Miho Ihara , Tetsuya Konuki , and Kornelia Krajnyak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2006

ISBN: 9781589064690

Keywords: unemployment, employment, labor market, unemployment rates, unemployed

More than a decade after the start of the transition process, unemployment rates remain in the double digits in a number of Central and Eastern European countries. That unemployment rates have failed to decline, ev...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Labor Market Performance in Transition : The Experience of Central and Eastern European Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , Jerald Schiff , Miho Ihara , Tetsuya Konuki , and Kornelia Krajnyak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2006

ISBN: 9781589064690

Keywords: unemployment, employment, labor market, unemployment rates, unemployed

More than a decade after the start of the transition process, unemployment rates remain in the double digits in a number of Central and Eastern European countries. That unemployment rates have failed to decline, ev...

V Policy Lessons: Reducing Unemployment in Transition

V Policy Lessons: Reducing Unemployment in Transition »

Source: Labor Market Performance in Transition : The Experience of Central and Eastern European Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , Jerald Schiff , Miho Ihara , Tetsuya Konuki , and Kornelia Krajnyak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2006

ISBN: 9781589064690

Keywords: unemployment, employment, labor market, unemployment rates, unemployed

This paper has sought to describe and explain labor market performance during transition in CEE countries. Among our key findings are: Initial decline...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Sovereign Debt Structure for Crisis Prevention

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Borensztein , Olivier Jeanne , Paolo Mauro , Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , and Marcos Chamon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 2005

ISBN: 9781589063778

Keywords: bonds, bond, currency debt, indexation, indexed bonds

The way countries structure their public borrowing has long been considered an important determinant of economic performance. This topic has recently received renewed attention as a result of not only steep...

II Facts on Existing Public Debt Structures

II Facts on Existing Public Debt Structures »

Source: Sovereign Debt Structure for Crisis Prevention

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Borensztein , Olivier Jeanne , Paolo Mauro , Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , and Marcos Chamon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 2005

ISBN: 9781589063778

Keywords: bonds, bond, currency debt, indexation, indexed bonds

Public debt in emerging market countries differs in several respects from that in advanced economies. First, average debt levels were traditionally equivalent to a lower share of GDP in emerging market count...