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Employment Time and the Cyclicality of Earnings Growth

Employment Time and the Cyclicality of Earnings Growth »

Source: Employment Time and the Cyclicality of Earnings Growth

Volume/Issue: 2018/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eran Hoffmann , and Davide Malacrino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484353561

Keywords: Economic cycles, Europe, Italy, employment time, earnings growth, Economic Growth of Open Economies

We study how the distribution of earnings growth evolves over the business cycle in Italy. We distinguish between two sources of annual earnings growth: changes in employment time (number of weeks of employment wit...

External Imbalances in the Euro Area

External Imbalances in the Euro Area »

Source: External Imbalances in the Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2012/236

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ruo Chen , Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Thierry Tressel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475524673

Keywords: euro area, external imbalances, financial integration, terms of trade shocks, trading partner, trading partners, trade shocks, commodity exporters, domestic demand, Institutions and the Macroeconomy

The paper examines the extent to which current account imbalances of euro area countries are related to intra-euro area factors and to external trade shocks. We argue that the traditional explanations for the risin...

Employment Time and the Cyclicality of Earnings Growth

Employment Time and the Cyclicality of Earnings Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2018/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eran Hoffmann , and Davide Malacrino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484353561.001

ISBN: 9781484353561

Keywords: Economic cycles, Europe, Italy, employment time, earnings growth, Economic Growth of Open Economies

We study how the distribution of earnings growth evolves over the business cycle in Italy. We distinguish between two sources of annual earnings growth: changes in employment time (number of weeks of employment wit...

External Imbalances in the Euro Area

External Imbalances in the Euro Area »

Volume/Issue: 2012/236

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ruo Chen , Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Thierry Tressel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475524673.001

ISBN: 9781475524673

Keywords: euro area, external imbalances, financial integration, terms of trade shocks, trading partner, trading partners, trade shocks, commodity exporters, domestic demand, Institutions and the Macroeconomy

The paper examines the extent to which current account imbalances of euro area countries are related to intra-euro area factors and to external trade shocks. We argue that the traditional explanations for the risin...

Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances

Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances »

Volume/Issue: 2012/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bertrand Gruss , and Jose L. Torres

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463933814.001

ISBN: 9781463933814

Keywords: growth, entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial ability, Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment: General (includes Measurement and Data), Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General

In this paper we use a general equilibrium model with heterogeneous agents to assess the macroeconomic and welfare consequences in the United States of alternative fiscal policies over the medium-term. We find that...

Precautionary Savings in the Great Recession

Precautionary Savings in the Great Recession »

Volume/Issue: 2012/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashoka Mody , Damiano Sandri , and Franziska Ohnsorge

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463936433.001

ISBN: 9781463936433

Keywords: uncertainty, Great Recession, unemployment, disposable income, unemployment rate, income growth, labor income, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

Heightened uncertainty since the onset of the Great Recession has materially increased saving rates, contributing to lower consumption and GDP growth. Consistent with a model of precautionary savings in the face of...

Public Capital and Growth

Public Capital and Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2010/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serkan Arslanalp , Fabian Bornhorst , Sanjeev Gupta , and Elsa Sze

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455201860.001

ISBN: 9781455201860

Keywords: public capital, capital stock, private capital, investment rate, private investment, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, Comparative Studies of Countries,

This paper estimates the impact of public capital on economic growth for forty-eight OECD and non-OECD countries during 1960 - 2001. Using the production function and its extensions, it finds a positive - but conca...

Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances

Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances »

Source: Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances

Volume/Issue: 2012/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bertrand Gruss , and Jose L. Torres

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463933814

Keywords: growth, entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial ability, Macroeconomic and Welfare Costs of U.S. Fiscal Imbalances, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment: General (includes Measurement and Data), Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General

In this paper we use a general equilibrium model with heterogeneous agents to assess the macroeconomic and welfare consequences in the United States of alternative fiscal policies over the medium-term. We find that...

Precautionary Savings in the Great Recession

Precautionary Savings in the Great Recession »

Source: Precautionary Savings in the Great Recession

Volume/Issue: 2012/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashoka Mody , Damiano Sandri , and Franziska Ohnsorge

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463936433

Keywords: uncertainty, Great Recession, unemployment, disposable income, unemployment rate, income growth, labor income, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

Heightened uncertainty since the onset of the Great Recession has materially increased saving rates, contributing to lower consumption and GDP growth. Consistent with a model of precautionary savings in the face of...

Public Capital and Growth

Public Capital and Growth »

Source: Public Capital and Growth

Volume/Issue: 2010/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serkan Arslanalp , Fabian Bornhorst , Sanjeev Gupta , and Elsa Sze

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201860

Keywords: public capital, capital stock, private capital, investment rate, private investment, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, Comparative Studies of Countries,

This paper estimates the impact of public capital on economic growth for forty-eight OECD and non-OECD countries during 1960 - 2001. Using the production function and its extensions, it finds a positive - but conca...